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Demonstrators seeking change in immigration policy march on May Day in Los Angeles, California, May 01, 2013. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Latinos, Whites Hit Population Parity In California

State demographers estimate that whites and Latinos are now an equal share of California’s population, with Latinos poised to become a plurality by early next year.


Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.


Carnaval Parade and Festival

Latin Culture Celebrated At Carnaval In San Francisco

The grand parade for San Francisco’s annual Carnaval celebration got underway Sunday morning in the city’s Mission District.



South Bay Illegal Immigrants Re-Arrested Shortly After Jail Release

Dozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.


Panda Express

San Jose Panda Express Accused Of Latino Worker Discrimination

Federal officials are suing a San Jose Panda Express, accusing the restaurant of making Latino workers clean toilets and perform other menial work while Asian employees stood around and watched.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011


Hate Crimes In California Against Hispanics Soar; Overall Rate Steady

The overall number of hate crimes in California remained steady last year, but the number targeting Hispanics nearly doubled.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Unemployment, job cuts, layoffs

Unemployment Numbers Bleak For California Latinos

The economy was definitely on the minds of dozens of Latino business leaders who gathered in San Jose Thursday for the annual meeting of the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Lawyer For Alleged Gang Members Wants Injunction Against OPD

A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Work To Mend Community Relations

A new survey by a well-respected non-profit that does outreach to low-income immigrant communities in San Jose finds a severe lack of trust in police, and now outreach is underway to improve police-community relations.


Last-Minute Campaign Targets California Immigrants

There is some concern that laws targeting illegal immigration passed recently in Arizona may keep legal immigrants from voting here in California.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010