In the News

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.

May 02, 2016

By: María G. Ortiz-Briones
 

SACRAMENTO -- Mexican ballet dancer Esteban Hernández received the Achievement in Performing Arts award from the California Latino Legislative Caucus on May 2 during the 15th annual Latino Spirit Awards at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

“The career of a dancer, an artist in general, takes you to live in different places and it helps you to grow as an artist as well as a person,” Hernández said. “I’ve been lucky to travel and live and study in different cultures and that is reflected in my way of dancing.”

April 20, 2016

By: Luis A. Alejo, Assembly Member 31st District  & David Chiu, Assembly Member 17th District
Special to the Bee

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case with profound implications for immigrant families across the nation. In just a few months, the court could unfreeze the deportation relief programs that have been frustratingly stuck in limbo since early last year.

April 19, 2016

By: Cynthia Moreno

As is customary every year, the California Latino Legislative Caucus announced its list of priority bills to tackle this legislative session. The 22-member caucus released bills with a focus on education, immigration, the environment, among other issues.

Remaining mindful of the needs of the states largest group, lawmakers believe this year’s bills aim to spurt progress within the Latino community.