Latino Times

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Top Stories September 17th, 2014 by

Hispanic Chamber President Appointed to Stockton Port Commission

By Rhashad R. Pittman The president of the local Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was recently appointed to the governing body that oversees the Port of Stockton. It is the first time in recent memory a Latino has been appointed to the Stockton Port Commission, which plays a major role in the local economy and connects […]

Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State

SAN FRANCISCO — Nonprofit organizations are an economic force in California – as an industry, they’re now the fourth largest employer in the state – but the ones that do work in communities of color and low-i[...]

Let’s Keep ISIS in Perspective

American political and media commentary on ISIS (which calls itself the Islamic State) since the beheading of James Foley has been flush with exaggeration and skewed focus. Identifying Foley’s murderer is desirable but[...]

UC Offers New Assistance Program for Middle Class Families

Thousands of UC students soon could receive a check to offset some of their college-related expenses through a new state program aimed at assisting middle-class families. UC officials estimate that roughly 24,000 UC stud[...]

Protecting the Financial Future for Hispanic Families

For Hispanics, financial security is a family affair.  A recent survey found that 51 percent of Hispanics got help from their parents to cover the cost of education compared with 40 percent for the general population. T[...]

Latino Times Publisher to Run for Chair of California Hispanic Chamber

    By Rhashad R. Pittman Latino Times Publisher Andrew Ysiano has announced he is running for the top leadership position of the largest and most influential Latino business organization in the state – chair of the[...]

2014 CHCC Convention hits Orange County

 2014 CONVENTION TO CONVENE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED BUSINESS EXPERTS AND LEADERS Nely Galan, Giselle Fernandez, Alejandra Castillo, Arturo Vargas, Antonio Gonzalez Among Speakers Addressing Premier Statewide Gathering in [...]

NCLR’S NATIONAL LATINO FAMILY EXPO® OFFERS A FUN AND INFORMATIVE WEEKEND

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 Nation[...]

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[...]