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Sylvia Ruiz Canterbury finally cut out one of the Burbank centennial advertisements she kept seeing. The ads reminded her of her family’s history and the stories her father shared with her — stories of struggles in school, of humiliation and...
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...
Tags: Hips, Blood Cells, Human Body, Blood, Cancer
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...
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...
It may not rank high in polls of voters' priorities compared to jobs and the economy, yet immigration has taken on a central role in the 2012 presidential campaign drama. Republican presidential debates have been a contest to see who can sound more...
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops. But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
Regarding the recent article about the lawsuit over the Maryland Dream Act ("Vote on tuition bill faces lawsuit," Aug. 2), I believe democracy should be upheld. I was one of hundreds in attendance when the law was heavily debated in the State House. Over...
Tags: Referenda, Maryland Dream Act, Judges, Politics, Maryland
Jul 8, 2011 |Story| Burbank Leader
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