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Huntington Beach Union High School District students' exit exams show they are more skilled than their counterparts throughout the county and the state on average, and that 75% of those tested received a proficient or above score in the English-language...
Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley recorded a boost in their Asian and Latino populations over the last decade, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures. Those increases were the most notable for both cities, which saw their white populations drop...
South Florida Sun-SentinelPuede que el sida siga siendo un tema tabú entre los hispanos, pero la realidad es que está más presente en esta comunidad de lo que se cree. Por ello hoy sábado 15 de octubre en el que se celebra el Día Nacional Latino para Concientización sobre el...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesSouthern California's latest foodie trend has the region atwitter. Lines form long into the night at the latest hot spot for edible treasures, while wily entrepreneurs outdo each other by parking at the best spots. But not everyone is happy. Brick-and-...
That day when Yvonne Lawrence glanced into the crib she immediately knew something was wrong. Babies aren't supposed to be blue. What she soon would learn at the hospital is that her 3-month-old son was cursed with sickle-cell anemia. The inherited...
One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...
Tags: Genes and Chromosomes, Obesity, Vermont, 2010 Census, Diabetes
This is what the revolution looks like: It's a rally in Lynwood where parents demand the right to exercise their power to shape their children's future; it's a dozen residents in a South-Central apartment gathering to compare notes on the failing...
The first-ever survey of adolescent alcohol and drug abuse to recognize youths of mixed race or ethnicity has found that such kids hover closest to white adolescents in the rate at which they suffer substance abuse disorders. That is not reassuring,...
Last of four parts Reporting from Calexico, Calif., and Badiraguato, Mexico The towering iron gates opened onto a palm-lined driveway that led past the family church, a twisting water slide and two man-made lakes, one stocked with fish, the other with...
I was quite surprised to read not one but two columnists attack a new law, the FAIR Education Act, just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. I usually find both columnists quite interesting and agree with most of their viewpoints, especially Dan Kimber's...
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated ... - Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Just in case you forgot. There...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGoodbye, metrosexual, and hola, vanidoso. Increasingly, growth in the men's grooming arena will be driven by the personal care habits of Latinos. That's the takeaway from a recent study focusing on the grooming preferences of Latino men in the United...
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