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San Francisco Looks At Preserving Character Of Mission District

An influx of new people may permanently change the face of San Francisco’s Mission District. One city leader is looking at creating a cultural district to preserve the area’s Latino character.

04/22/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.

04/18/2014

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Health Insurance Enrollment Through Covered California Lagging For Latinos

Officials with Covered California are concerned that relatively few Latinos in the state have enrolled even though more than half of the state’s uninsured residents are Latino.

12/25/2013

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

Outspoken Conservative Assemblyman To Challenge Gov. Brown In 2014

Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent’s seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.

11/05/2013

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

Leticia Márquez-Magaña, Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Mentors Next Generation Of Scientists

Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans make up less than 10-percent of the college graduates working in the fields of science and technology. This week’s Jefferson Award winner is working to change those numbers, and in the process is inspiring a new generation of scientists.

05/29/2013

(CBS)

Latinos To Soon Surpass Whites In California

Hispanics will become the largest ethnic group in the nation’s most populous state early next year, the California Department of Finance said Thursday, marking a big milestone in a long-running demographic shift that has already deeply altered the political balance of power, the economy and culture.

02/01/2013

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Wine Industry Aims To Attract More Latinos

As Latino consumers are uncorking reds and whites, the wine industry is trying to attract more of America’s largest ethnic group.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

(AP)

Latinos, Asians Fuel California’s Population Growth

Data from the 2010 U.S. Census released Tuesday shows Latinos grew by 28 percent and Asians grew by 31 percent.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

Obama shakes hands with Javier Garcia before signing the White House Initiative On Educational Excellence on Oct. 19, 2010. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

South Bay Latino Students Cheer Executive Order

Latino students around the Bay Area are expressing encouragement over an executive order signed by President Barack Obama on Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/19/2010