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National or Ethnic Minorities

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  • White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse

    White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse
    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,...
  • Newton: The impact of the 'parent trigger'

    Newton: The impact of the 'parent trigger'
    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...
  • Jim Newton: Tackling the truth in Compton

    Jim Newton: Tackling the truth in Compton
    It is a source of fierce shame and more than a little defensiveness in Compton that the area's lone bastion of higher education, Compton Community College, lost its accreditation in 2005 after officials absconded with public money and the district came up...
  • Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans

    Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans
    Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the United States. But in this weak labor market, once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force, data show. In July, nearly...
  • Glendale police, school harassed Latino students, ACLU claims

     
    Glendale police, school harassed Latino students, ACLU claims...
  • Wife sentenced to seven years in fatal knifing of her husband

     
    Orange County woman sentenced in fatal stabbing of husband....
  • L.A. council members may exempt themselves from Arizona boycott

     
    Members of the Los Angeles City Council could exempt themselves from their boycott of Arizona over immigration law enforcement issues. Some members want to...
  • Frisking students: Another bad educational idea

     
    The ACLU has filed suit against a Glendale high school for reportedly staging its own version of a "Scared Straight" scenario to keep some possibly at-risk students from joining gangs....
  • Gang sweep targets convicted criminals with ties to Mexican drug cartels

     
    California Attorney General Kamala Harris announces arrests of more than 100 previously convicted criminals in five separate counties with ties to Mexican drug cartels....
  • L.A. gives local businesses a leg up in city contracts

     
    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a new law that will give preferential treatment to local companies seeking city contracts.The ordinance, is intended to keep the city’s money close to home, strengthen local businesses and create...
  • San Jose hot dog vendors held on weapons, drug charges

     
    Two hot dog vendors were arraigned Thursday on federal weapons and drug charges. Federal agents said the men sold guns and a quarter of a pound of methamphetamine to an undercover San Jose police officer....