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(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

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Latino Groups Consider Police Boycott

Latino groups in San Jose are threatening to withhold their support of a police gang crackdown unless the cops cut ties with federal immigration agents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

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Union City School District To Pay Over Racial Harassment Claims

A Union City school district has agreed to pay $725,000 to settle a lawsuit by African-American students who said school officials failed to protect them from racial harassment and violence.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/01/2010

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

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