The Costa Mesa City Council shitcanning a controversial ordinance aimed at laborers seeking jobs was applauded today by civil rights organizations.
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why don't more Mexis appear on television news talk shows?
Laws in Costa Mesa and Mission Viejo that ban day laborers from standing on public sidewalks to seek work from passing motorists are in jeopardy following a federal appeals court ruling.When the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided 9-2 Friday to affirm a district court's previous ruling th ... More >>
The artwork for the single features the piece Nuthin' to See Here, Keep on Movin'! by Vincent Valdez. Famous slide guitar player and singer-songwriter Ry Cooder isn't just boycotting Arizona--he wrote a song, called "Quicksand," as a response to Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Cooder de ... More >>
Photo by Beth StirnamanAn earlier protest for day laborers.As I was snapping photos of protesters outside Costa Mesa City Hall this morning, a white guy in his 40s was suddenly in my face asking, "What's all this about?"Informed that day laborers were suing the city, he remarked, "Just round up t ... More >>
Perhaps the best exposé on the Jew-bashing, gay-trashing website La Voz de Aztlan was published in 2002 by the now-defunct New Times Los Angeles. This is where we got the information that sole writer Hector Carreon (last name has Jewish roots) worked in Buena Park. The article hasn't existed online ... More >>
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Cops say they want to bail on INS duty