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Times Staff WriterMore a cultural hub and place of the heart for Filipino Americans than a neighborhood where most hang their hats, Historic Filipinotown — or Hi-Fi, as locals call it — is now home primarily to Latinos. Yet Filipinos still gather there for...
Compared with other ethnic groups, Hispanic adults spend very little time engaging in leisure time activity. And their lack of playtime may be contributing to their kids' sedentary habits--and excess weight, says new research. The authors of the study,...
A long-term study shows that Latinos have a much higher rate of certain vision disorders. Now, on the heels of the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study, free eye health screenings will be offered in the city. The EyeSmart EyeCheck screening targeting Latinos was...
Over the past decade, Maryland's population grew far more diverse, while growth slowed dramatically in once-booming counties in the Baltimore area, according to data released Wednesday by the Census Bureau. Baltimore lost more of its population —...
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,...
Political WriterJewish residents, who became Broward's dominant political force in the last quarter of the 20th Century and turned the county into a Democratic stronghold so powerful that even presidential candidates came courting, are dying and moving. The resulting...
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...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThings hadn't gone according to plan — do they ever in war? — and now, Lt. James Barrett was going to make them right. The cavalry officer and his dozen or so men would rescue his colleague, Capt. William McCleave, from those nettlesome rebels...
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The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...
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...
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