In the News

May 14, 2018

Being acknowledged as a Latina is always exciting for Kat Von D on a personal level.

May 14, 2018

By: Maria G. Ortiz-Briones

For Liz Hernández, a Mexican-American television personality and journalist, recognized with the Latino Spirit Award for Achievement in Media & Entertainment on May 7 at the state Capitol is not only humbling but bittersweet.

May 11, 2018

By: Maria G. Ortiz-Briones

There are so many things that Chauncey Veatch loves about the Latino community, but the main one is the community’s family values.

The Army veteran and school teacher received the 2018 Latino Spirit Award Friend of the Latino Community on May 7 at the state Capitol.

May 10, 2018

By: Maria G. Ortiz-Briones

Para Lupita Lomelí, quien ha sido la conductora por más de 25 años del programa ‘Arriba Valle Central’ en KFTV Univisión 21 Fresno, el recibir el reconocimiento del Premio Espíritu Latino por Logro en Periodismo y Medios de Comunicación el 7 de mayo en el Capitolio estatal, es la oportunidad de seguir siendo la voz de la comunidad latina en el Valle.

May 08, 2018

By: Marcos Bretón

If someone had told comedic actor Richard "Cheech" Marin 40 years ago that he would be in Sacramento Monday to receive an award from politicians at the state Capitol for being a "positive role model," Marin likely would have said: "You're stoned, man."

But Marin is here, the headliner in a group of recipients of the Latino Spirit Awards, given by the California Latino Legislative Caucus on the floor of the state Assembly.

May 07, 2018

KCRA Report by weekend anchor Kathy Park featuring Cheech Marin, Kat Von D, and Assembly Member Wendy Carrillo

March 07, 2018

California Assemblymembers Blanca Rubio and Wendy Carrillo talk about immigrating to the U.S.



February 16, 2018

 By: Fernanda Echavarri & Maggie Freleng

On the morning of February 27, 1948, a plane traveling from Oakland to the Mexican border crashed in Los Gatos Canyon, California, about an hour southwest from Fresno. All 32 people on board died that day. Twenty-eight of them were Mexican farmworkers who were in the United States because of the Bracero Program.

February 13, 2018

By: Renee Eng

Assembly Member Freddie Rodriguez tells us how a Pomona park planted the seeds of his political career. 

Click on link below to view the video.