Meet the Hotel Workers on Strike in Los Angeles

Last week, hotel companies presented a new economic proposal amid waves of strikes by hotel workers in Los Angeles. After the groups failed to negotiate a wage increase, thousands of workers once again walked out in a third wave as part of the largest hotel strike California has seen to date.

  • Jul 25, 2023
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8 Movies to Catch at This Week’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

The 22nd edition of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival kicks off Wednesday with a special screening of Eva Longoria’s directorial debut in ‘Flamin’ Hot,’ but here are eight other titles you may not get to see anywhere else.

  • May 30, 2023
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Los Angeles Is Changing How We Think of Latino Political Power (OPINION)

Given the recent controversy surrounding Latino members of the Los Angeles City Council, it is important that we differentiate between Latino representation and Latino political power and define what each one means given the persistent issues facing the city and county.

  • Feb 8, 2023
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Los Angeles Leader in Racism Scandal Resigns Council Seat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from public office Wednesday, three days after a recording surfaced of her making racist remarks in a meeting that is now the subject of a state investigation.

  • Oct 12, 2022
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Los Angeles Council President Resigns After Racist Remarks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from the post Monday after she was heard making racist comments and other coarse remarks in a leaked recording of a conversation with other Latino leaders.

  • Oct 10, 2022
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OPINION: COVID and Latinx Homelessness in Los Angeles

Time will tell if Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s homeless programs will live up to expectations. But many Angelenos like myself believe these programs are not enough.

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Support TRANS LOS ANGELES, a New Film That Showcases the Rich Diversity of the Trans Community

“My characters will humanize my Trans brothers and sisters and normalize our existence,” filmmaker Kase Peña said.

  • Sep 29, 2020
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In Powerful Open Letter, Los Angeles Times Latino Journalists and Allies Call for a More Diverse Newsroom

An open letter published Tuesday by Latino employees of the Los Angeles Times and allies is calling on the management of the newspaper to create a newsroom that accurately represents the community it serves. “For much of its history, the Los Angeles Times has covered the Latino community in dehumanizing ways, painting us as criminals […]

  • Jul 21, 2020
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‘¡No Puedo Respirar!’ (I Can’t Breathe): Scenes From Saturday’s Protest in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles protest was one of many that happened across the nation and the world. There was minimal police presence

  • Jun 7, 2020
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Futuro Studios and Los Angeles Times to Premiere ‘The Battle of 187’ Podcast on Anti-Immigrant Proposition

“In a lot of ways, the culture war we’re seeing around immigration on a national level started in California with Prop 187. Understanding Prop 187 helps us understand Donald Trump.” 

  • Oct 22, 2019
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VIDEO: A Teacher at Los Angeles Public School Tells Us Why He’s Joining the Strike

He says that when he was a student 15 years ago, classroom sizes were much smaller.

  • Jan 15, 2019
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‘With a New Sheriff, Los Angeles Will Fully Kick ICE Out of Our Community’

Newly elected LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has vowed to protect immigrants in Los Angeles.

  • Dec 5, 2018
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Brown and Black Violence in South Los Angeles

The power struggle between both groups occurs daily in countless unreported transactions inside the community.

  • Oct 5, 2018
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Federal Court Finds ICE and Los Angeles Sheriff Collaborated to Unlawfully Detain Thousands of Suspected Immigrants

The decision issued in Roy v. County of Los Angeles and Gonzalez v. ICE holds the LASD liable for violating the Fourth Amendment rights.

  • Feb 9, 2018
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Los Angeles Rams Launch a #MisRams Contest to Show Off Your Pride for LA

Fans may submit artistic expression of passion for L.A. and the Los Angeles Rams.

  • Aug 2, 2017
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Los Angeles Teacher Tells Middle School Students He’d Help Deport Their Parents

“It’s all in the system, sweetie. And when they come and there’s an illegal, they gotta go!”

  • Nov 14, 2016
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Trump and the Mean Streets of East Los Angeles (OPINION)

By viscously attacking Mexican immigrants, one of the most vulnerable groups in this country, Trump has cemented his bully credentials.

  • Sep 20, 2016
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Los Angeles Is My Home: But Will the City Accept and Protect Me?

The security I have felt in calling Los Angeles my home was shattered on February 24.

  • Sep 6, 2016
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Should the City of Los Angeles Legalize Street Vending? (VIDEO)

What does it mean to the community?

  • Jun 1, 2016
  • 8:39 AM

The Los Angeles Times’ Editorial Board Endorses Deporting Toddlers to Death

The LA Times editorial board should be embarrassed and immediately rescind its article.

  • Dec 30, 2015
  • 2:31 PM

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