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February 21, 2017
December 12, 2016

By: Cynthia Moreno

Every year, a new group of Latino lawmakers win their respective legislative seats, come to Sacramento and take the oath of office, bringing with them a set of ideals, different life experiences, educational attainments, political career trajectories and personal stories.

December 12, 2016

By: Cynthia Moreno

-- With President-elect Donald Trump ready to take office next month, California lawmakers are already gearing up for some of the tough battles they expect to fight.

On Monday, Dec. 5 after swearing in a new crop of lawmakers, many made their voices clear; that a Trump presidency will not have a say in how California conducts business.

May 10, 2016
May 03, 2016

By: Cynthia Moreno

SACRAMENTO -- When it comes to describing the important role Latinos have played and continue to play in California, Pepe Aguilar sums it up best.

“We have been a very important part of the United States and certainly, of California for many generations and for many more generations to come. What is important is that there are people that are inspiring newer generations in a variety of different fields,” said Aguilar during a telephone interview.

May 03, 2016

Bárbara Torres received the Achievement Public Service award from the California Latino Legislative Caucus on May 2 during the 15th annual Latino Spirit Awards at the State Capitol in Sacramento.