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CBS Celebrates Bay Area Latino Leaders During Hispanic Heritage Month

The Bay Area’s Hispanic heritage includes visionary artists and political leaders, authors, activists, and musicians. As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th through October 15th, KPIX-TV, KBCW, KCBS Radio, Radio Alice, 99.7 Now and Live105 salute Bay Area Latinos making a difference.

09/16/2014

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California Prisons

A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.

07/23/2014

King City police cruiser. (CBS)

Monterey County Tow Company Owner Testifies He Conspired With Police Chief To Seize From Cars Unlicensed Latino Drivers

Prosecutors revealed details with devastating testimony from a witness Thursday on how a car-towing scheme that targeted mostly unlicensed Spanish-speaking drivers was allegedly masterminded by King City Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo.

06/27/2014

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.

07/01/2013

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.

08/14/2012

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.

05/27/2012

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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.

12/20/2011

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

(AP)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

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