Well here's a timely UC Irvine study in light of today's Weekly cover package: The Southern California Regional Progress Report to be released next week shows the large influx of Asian and Latino immigrants into Southern California in
the past 50 years has led to less crime, lower joblessness and
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Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in
the U.S. have lived in this country for at least 10 years and
nearly half--4.7 million--are parents of minor children, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center study. "Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of ... More >>
When it comes to Valentine's Day fun facts, you could turn to your friendly neighborhood florist, love doctor or pimp. But we like to think outside the heart-shaped box. So here, courtesy of Los Angeles-based 5W Public Relations, we present the following . . .
What, me worry?Ann Marie
operating officer of the Democratic National
Committee, sent out one of those mass emails claiming her party has a plan to do well in the mid-term elections--if the person receiving the message sends back five bucks by tonight. Little did H ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioPark rangers talk with OC Pride participants about the noise at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Saturday.The crowd was small but boisterous, there was a minor issue with the noise and some participants did not know at first that the showy police presence was for thei ... More >>
You'd think San Diego County's closeness to the Mexican border would make it a natural place for Latinos to
call home, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, San Diego County continues to have
the lowest concentration of Latinos among Southern California counties. That's because, immigration tr ... More >>
After pondering a posting tonight at theliberaloc.com by Gila Jones, I'm guessing that Orange County Republican pollsters have worrisome data that raises concerns about the safety of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's re-election chances in November.
An enigma wrapped in lies, a temper, quixotic brain ... More >>
More immigrants than ever: Bilingual folks ain't so special anymore. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English. The number of immigrants in the country is at an all time high at 37.5 million, according to 2006 data ... More >>
Yorba Linda is now the richest city in the United States according to a newly released 2006 U.S. Census Bureau Report.
The ultra-chic YL, famous for being the birthplace of Richard Nixon, boasts an impressive median household income of $121,075. That's almost $18,000 above Newport Beach, which onl ... More >>
From Elizabeth Keckley's 1868 memoir, Behind the Scenes:
Slavery had its dark side as well as its bright side.
Truly, a classic of understatement.
And now, the most recent example.
From this morning's Reg story "Putting a price on a home":
… Californians are mindful of the surge in housing ... More >>
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, "School-age children from Spanish-speaking households in San Diego County and throughout California are gaining English fluency at record rates". While this is excellent news, the news for adults is a little ... More >>