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Top Stories September 14th, 2015 by

Mike Torres, Sr. has spent his life celebrating others through his music

Last month in Stockton, CA., the tables were turned as family, friends and musicians celebrated and toasted to his 80 years of life and legacy.  All    enjoyed music performed by ‘El Mariachi Los Jilgueros’ and ‘The Mike Torres Band”. Born in Urequio, Michoacán, Mexico in 1935, Mike had to endure the violent death of his […]

SJCHCC Congratulates Bob Gutierrez as Vice Chair of the CA Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

(Sacramento, CA)  On Friday, August 21, 2015, the membership of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) elected San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC) President-Elect, Bob Gutierrez, as Vic[...]

Analysis shows fewer Hispanic young adults ‘disconnected’ from school, jobs

Near the end of the Great Recession, about one-in-five Hispanics ages 18 and 19 were “disconnected youth” – neither working nor going to school. But, helped by the economic recovery, the share of these young Hispan[...]

With AB60, No More Driving in Fear in California

My aunt Maria says that for as long as she can remember, the sight of a police car has intimidated her. For years she worried that she would be stopped while driving around Patterson, where she lives, and that she would [...]


The 19th Annual Ironstone Concours d’Elegance will be held September 26, 2015 at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys, California. The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance Foundation – the annual antique and classic[...]

El Concilio receives NCLR’s “Highest Honor” for Work in Community

The largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the country recently awarded El Concilio its highest honor for El Concilio’s work in the local community. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) g[...]

Hillary Clinton Proposes $350-B Plan to End College Debt

Americans now shoulder $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, a rate that has tripled over the past decade, according to studies. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton aims to end that debt, announcing a sweepin[...]

California Latinos Closing Gap in Health Coverage

SAN FRANCISCO – After the end of the second open enrollment period in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), enrollment rates between Latinos and whites are not that different, according to a study out t[...]

Health4All: La Nueva Lucha de Los Inmigrantes Latinos

Durante dos años, la vida de Cristina Márquez, de 43 años, una inmigrante mexicana en California, fue una rutina de visitas incontables al Hospital General de San Francisco. Una hemorragia nasal inexplicable que la ha[...]

Wealth and Income Gaps in America Continue to Grow

ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 31, 2015) — In October of last year, a 30-year-old Wells Fargo employee in Portland, Oregon made national headlines after sending a provocative email to Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf. In his email, [...]