California Sues Forever 21 Over Alleged Discriminatory 'English-Only' PolicyForever 21 violated state civil rights laws and discriminated against Spanish-speaking employees when it adopted an English-only policy at its flagship San Francisco store, according to a lawsuit filed by the State of California.
It's Official: Latinos Are The Majority In CaliforniaThe long-expected moment when Latinos surpassed non-Hispanic whites as California's largest racial or ethnic group has come and gone.
Spanish-Speaking Declines In Hispanic Households As English Proficiency IncreasesResearchers say a rising percentage of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the share of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.
Gilroy Police Seek Two Women Using Homicide Victim's Credit CardsThe suspicious death of a man in Gilroy on Monday has now been ruled a homicide and police said two women, caught on a convenience store surveillance video using the victim’s credit cards, are considered “persons on interest” wanted for questioning.
CBS Celebrates Bay Area Latino Leaders During Hispanic Heritage MonthThe 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.
Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California PrisonsA 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.
Monterey County Tow Company Owner Testifies He Conspired With Police Chief To Seize From Cars Unlicensed Latino DriversProsecutors 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.
Latinos, Whites Hit Population Parity In CaliforniaState 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.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul 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.
Latin Culture Celebrated At Carnaval In San FranciscoThe 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 ReleaseDozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.
San Jose Panda Express Accused Of Latino Worker DiscriminationFederal 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.
Hate Crimes In California Against Hispanics Soar; Overall Rate SteadyThe overall number of hate crimes in California remained steady last year, but the number targeting Hispanics nearly doubled.
Unemployment Numbers Bleak For California LatinosThe 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.