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Yearly Archives: 2010

Using Soccer to Bring People Together

The world’s biggest sporting event continued its spread to new corners of the globe Thursday as Russia and Qatar were named as hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup soccer tournaments. . . . “We go to new lands,” […]

946 Verdugo Hills of Peace Pioneer Cemetary

This four-acre cemetery, established in 1922, is located in Sunland-Tujunga. Established by Marshall Valentine Hartranft, who also founded the utopian community of Tujunga, the cemetery reflects the early history of its community and holds the remains of many early Tujunga […]

Civil Rights Complaint Against High Speed Rail

Civil rights advocates and a business coalition Wednesday demanded that the federal government investigate whether the California high-speed rail project has systematically excluded minority-owned companies from bullet train contracts. The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco and the […]

Unanimous 3-0 California Court of Appeal Mandates Schools to Shape Up

Los Angeles, CA – In a ruling that may have lasting impact, the California Court of Appeal has ruled that public schools must provide physical education to comply with state law that requires at least 200 minutes every ten days, an average of 20 minutes per day in elementary school, not including lunch or recess. The amount rises to at least 40 minutes on average per day in middle and high school. […]

Finish the Promised Los Angeles State Historic Park

Click on the image to learn more about the Los Angeles State Historic Park State Parks Department to Unveil $18 Million Plan for 32-Acre Attraction by Richard Guzmán Downtown News Friday, December 3, 2010 5:08 PM PST DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES […]

Instant Recess Dr. Toni Yancey New York Times

By JANE E. BRODY We all know by now that we should be getting 30 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous physical activity on most days. Yet for all the proselytizing, wheedling and cajoling, only about 5 percent of […]

Keeping the Buffalo Soldiers on memory’s front lines

They were the first black regiments of the U.S. Army. With each passing year, as their numbers dwindle, the veterans renew their commitment to ensuring their contribution to American military history is never forgotten. By Ann M. Simmons, Los Angeles […]

Civil rights history — in Orange County

Years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Gonzalo Mendez, Lorenzo Ramirez and other working parents led a battle that forced school districts in central Orange County to integrate. By Hector Tobar December 3, 2010 It bothered Sandra Robbie that she […]

LULAC Public Education Press Conference – Conferencia de Prensa

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Denis O’Leary: (805) 4071987  and Thomas Gonzalez (562) 397-8118 The Moscone Center 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Friday,  December 3, 2010 Time: 10:30 AM The League of United Latin American Citizens has declared there is a […]

United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 2014

Bolivia’s Initiative Leads UN to Organize “World Conference on Indigenous Peoples” COMMIUNIQUE (New York, 11/17/10) Following an initiative by the Plurinational State of Bolivia, the United Nations General Assembly approved by consensus yesterday a draft resolution in which countries agreed […]