Latino Times

a bilingual publication in the Central Valley

Top Stories July 16th, 2014 by


Live entertainment, prizes and giveaways, health screenings and more are all free of charge LOS ANGELES—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the growing Latino community at the 2014 National Latino Family Expo® on July 19–21 in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, the city with the largest Latino population in the U.S., […]

Hispanic Chamber to hold Annual Business Award Ceremony

Miguel’s Restaurant selected ‘Business of the Year’ By Rhashad R. Pittman STOCKTON – Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant has been a fixture in the local Latino community for nearly four decades, serving its customers w[...]

Meet Stockton City Council Candidate Rick Grewal

Businessman Rick Grewal is running against incumbent Elbert Holman for Stockton City Council’s district one seat, which represents the most northern part of Stockton. Voters will decide his fate in the general election[...]

Latino Immigrants Give Up Dream of Homeownership in U.S.

NEW YORK – A poster in the window of a Queens, NY real estate office proclaims: “Immigration reform is coming, so buy your house in your country, Colombia.”It’s far from certain that Congress will enact cha[...]

Stockton Mayor Declares City’s “Stock is Rising” in Address

By Rhashad R. Pittman STOCKTON — In the eyes of the city’s mayor, Stockton is on the verge of making significant economic strides and enhancing its quality of life, despite its recent trials and setbacks. Stockto[...]

Wells Fargo to Lend $100 Billion to Small Businesses by 2018

NEW YORK – Wells Fargo has officially launched its newest initiative geared specifically at budding entrepreneurs looking to help their small businesses grow, entitled Wells Fargo Works for Small Business.The init[...]

1996 Communications Act needs an upgrade

By Andrew Ysiano These days there is no shortage of worthwhile ideas our legislators in the nation’s capital could pursue to promote sustained economic growth. From simplifying our burdensome tax code to enacting compr[...]

Hispanic College Enrollment Up, But Not By Enough

Recent data show that nationwide Hispanic/Latino and Chicano college admissions are on the rise, with Hispanic figures now outpacing white enrollment at some schools. But Hispanic education experts say the numbers are no[...]

Sales of Existing Homes Slide to a 20-month Low

By Christopher S. Rugaber Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers. The National Associat[...]

FACTS ON ETHNIC ELDERS: Recession Leaves Ethnic Families ‘Beyond Broke’

Black, Hispanic and Asian Americans face an economic “quadruple whammy,” leaving them with little or no financial cushion as they age, finds a new study released Monday. Titled “Beyond Broke: Why Closi[...]