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Research shows Hollywood is failing Latinos. People behind 'One Day at a Time' and 'Vida' share how those stories made it to TV and how the industry could push change forward.

Adam Rose/Netflix Shows like "One Day at a Time" and "Vida" earned praise for their nuanced portrayals of Latino characters, but studies show little progress has been made over the past two years in improving representation across TV and film. Business Insider interviewed the people behind these shows as well as researchers, activists, and industry leaders about why Latino communities are still overlooked on screen and how to move Hollywood forward. Showrunner Gloria Calderón Kellett and ...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Film, Time, Norman Lear, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Spain, Netflix, Broadway, Starz, Caa, Streaming Video


Elections 2020: A last look at who’s running in and around the San Fernando Valley

On the eve of Election Day, the future of San Fernando Valley political leadership is in front of voters. The presidency is on the ballot. But so are scores of races in and around the San Fernando Valley. Come January, whoever voters choose will have a bearing on policy decisions on everything from housing for the homeless to being a check on presidential power to aid for small business to education policy. That’s not to mention the local, state and federal approaches to environmental and labor ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Hollywood, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Smith, Ventura County, Brad Sherman, Garcia, Valley, Burbank, Sun Valley, Adam Schiff, LA County


4 people who were arrested after a Phoenix BLM protest wound up in ICE custody — and it shows the risk of protesting as an immigrant

Phoenix police arrested more than 100 people after a protest for racial justice on May 30. BI More than 100 people in Phoenix were arrested and charged with felonies for rioting after a Black Lives Matter protest on May 30. Although all the charges were later dismissed as baseless, ICE detained four of the arrestees who were not US citizens and threatened them with deportation. Three of the immigrants arrested are recipients of the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arriv...
Tags: Video, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Mexico, Immigration, US, Trends, Georgia, United States, Aclu, Arizona, Jesus, States, Joe Arpaio


World Series victory by Dodgers sends fireworks up and fans to the streets; police on alert

As soon as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their first World Series title in 32 years on Tuesday evening, fans across the city spilled from their homes in glee, launching fireworks into the sky, some hopping into cars to form honking parades, others waving flags from sidewalks. Within minutes of the Dodgers recording the last out of the game, the LAPD issued a city-wide tactical alert. “Police officers are on standby if anything were to rise up,” said LAPD Officer Luis Garcia. He said there wer...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Lapd, Public Safety, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series, Aliso Canyon, Porter Ranch, Garcia, ARLINGTON Texas, Dodgers, Pacoima, Barbara Ferrer


World Series victory by Dodgers sends fireworks up and fans to the streets; some crowds become unruly

As soon as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their first World Series title in 32 years on Tuesday evening, fans across the city spilled from their homes in glee, launching fireworks into the sky, some hopping into cars to form honking parades, others waving flags from sidewalks. Within minutes of the Dodgers recording the last out of the game, the LAPD issued a city-wide tactical alert. “Police officers are on standby if anything were to rise up,” said LAPD Officer Luis Garcia. LAPD officers, so...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Lapd, Public Safety, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series, Aliso Canyon, Porter Ranch, Luis Garcia, Garcia, ARLINGTON Texas, Dodgers


California behind schedule, $390 million short on Exide cleanup, state audit finds

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is behind schedule on the cleanup of thousands of Los Angeles County properties contaminated with lead dust and will need to spend $390 million more than what it has to complete the work, according to a state audit released Tuesday. The report by the State Auditor’s Office concludes the “state’s poor management” of the cleanup related to the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon has left thousands of Californians at risk of lead poisoning. ...
Tags: News, California, Office, Environment, California News, Sport, Indiana, Taiwan, Public Health, Soccer, Williams, Local News, Aliso Canyon, Porter Ranch, Socalgas, State


The Arizona county that could decide the future of Trump – and America

As part of a new series, the Guardian looks at Maricopa county’s transformation from conservative bastion to 2020 battlegroundFor years, Carlos Garcia would grab his bullhorn each afternoon and head downtown to the office of Joe Arpaio, the brash, hardline, anti-immigrant Maricopa county sheriff who became known as “the Donald Trump of Arizona”.When Garcia’s protests began in 2007, just a handful of devoted activists joined him. A conservative firebrand, Arpaio was re-elected every four years by...
Tags: Republicans, America, US news, Democrats, US politics, Arizona, Joe Arpaio, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Garcia, Arpaio, Maricopa County, Carlos Garcia, Phoenix Rising, US elections 2020


Cannabis Line Honoring the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia Drops Next Month

A new line of cannabis products named after the late Grateful Dead icon Jerry Garcia, Garcia Hand Picked, will be landing in select California dispensaries next month. The brand is being marketed by Holistic Industries, one of the leading private multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S., in partnership with the Garcia family. The goal is […]
Tags: News, California, Grateful Dead, Garcia, Jerry Garcia, Holistic Industries, Jerry Garcia Garcia


Forget the ‘Trump’ or ‘Biden’ t-shirt, voters are told on opening day – that’s called electioneering

Leo Serna, donning a “Trump 2020” facemask and Trump t-shirt, was briefly turned away from the vote center at the Norwalk government complex as in-person began in Los Angeles County on Saturday, Oct. 24. Q&A: Here’s what you need to know about in-person voting in California Whether he knew it or not, election officials consider that electioneering. Polling place rules across Los Angeles County prohibit partisan campaign clothing. The Norwalk resident took it all in stride. Voters line up for ...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Voters, Biden, Smith, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, Garcia, HARRIS, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, LA County


Voting by mail? Most Californians have preferred it over in-person voting for years

In the dramatic midterm elections of 2018, when the fate of the House and Senate hung in the balance and a new governor was about to be enthroned, two of every three votes tallied in California were cast via mail-in ballots rather than by in-person voting —even in the absence of a deadly pandemic. By-mail voting has long played a dominant role in Golden State democracy, so the ballot-in-every-mailbox experiment currently underway is not so much revolution as evolution. But understanding the part...
Tags: California, Washington, Senate, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, DMV, Orange County, Smith, Orange, Ucla, Southern California, San Bernardino, Alexander


Transfer rumours: Pochettino, Ozil, Garcia, Malen, Kabak

Pochettino a contender if Real sack Zidane, Ozil could move to MLS, Guardiola hoping to keep Garcia, plus more.
Tags: Football, Pochettino, Garcia, MLS Guardiola, Pochettino Ozil Garcia Malen Kabak, Zidane Ozil


Guardiola says injuries starting to bite for Man City

London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City’s lengthening injury list is a concern as they prepare for a gruelling schedule of three away games in the space of eight days. Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League win over Porto ended on a sour note as substitute Fernandinho limped off in the closing stages and the veteran Brazilian is expected to miss four to six weeks with a muscular problem. Summer signing Nathan Ake was missing from the match squad with what Guardiola described as a niggle i...
Tags: London, France, City, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester City, Marseille, Sheffield, Pep Guardiola, Sheffield United, West Ham, John Stones, Man City, Olympiakos, Porto


California judge tosses extortion charges against megachurch leader; child rape and human trafficking counts left in place

LOS ANGELES — Citing insufficient evidence, a judge on Wednesday threw out extortion charges against the leader of a Mexican megachurch but left in place accusations of child rape and human trafficking. The California attorney general’s office failed to show that Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, extorted sex acts from alleged victims by threatening to disgrace them, Superior Court Judge Stephen A. Marcus ruled, according to the Los Angeles Times. Garcia has...
Tags: News, California, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Human Trafficking, Times, Child Sex Abuse, Los Angeles Times, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Superior Court, Guadalajara Mexico, Ocampo


Special districts push for slice of California’s coronavirus relief pie

The prickly issue of financial help for state and local governments — hammered by COVID-related dips in tax revenue — has been like rocks in the dance shoes of Democrats and Republicans as they execute the latest coronavirus-relief minuet. While Democrats want $436 billion for state and local governments, Republicans refuse to “bail out” what they call “poorly run” and “mismanaged governments,” many of which happen to be in blue states. In California, sales tax collections are down nearly 5% thi...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Government, Senate, Sport, Soccer, House, Fema, Lausd, Smith, Garcia, Legislature, Los Angeles County, South Bay, U S Department of Homeland Security


DNA leads to Texas arrest in 1996 cold-case killing of girl found in Topanga Canyon ravine

LOS ANGELES — A Texas man who allegedly killed a 17-year-old Boyle Heights girl in 1996 was in custody Wednesday after DNA evidence connected him to the crime, authorities said. Jose Luis Garcia, 42, of Dallas, was arrested in September in the death of Gladys Arellano, whose partially clothed body was discovered at the bottom of a ravine in the Topanga Canyon area of Malibu on Jan. 30, 1996, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Alex Villanueva planned a news conferen...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Dallas, Homicide, Local News, Malibu, Garcia, U S Marshals Service, Van Nuys, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Boyle Heights, Pacoima


In only town hall, Smith and Garcia trade views on future of LA County’s 25th Congressional District

25th Congressional District foes Christy Smith and Mike Garcia faced off in a virtual forum on Tuesday, their first and only political jousting match before the Nov. 3 election. The pair — battling each other for the office for the second time in mere months — tackled a range of national and local issues that will shape the wildly “purple” district. The race, still regarded as a toss-up two weeks from its conclusion, is up to the district’s 420,505 registered voters, several of whom heard from t...
Tags: Congress, Navy, California, Iraq, Sport, Soccer, Gop, California Supreme Court, Smith, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, Ventura, Porter Ranch, Philip, Garcia


Texas doesn't need to tell mail-in voters their ballot was rejected until after the election, appellate court rules

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Monday that Texas doesn't have to inform voters that their mail-in ballots were rejected due to signature problems until after the Nov. 3 election, and need not give them a chance to correct or "cure" their ballots. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled Sept. 8 that the current signature-verification system in Texas "plainly violates certain voters' constitutional rights" and must be either abandoned or replaced.The ...
Tags: Texas, News, Reagan, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Garcia, Roe, Northern Illinois University, Texas Tribune, Austin American Statesman, 5th Circuit, Jerry Smith, Orlando Garcia, U S 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Ronald Regan, Josh Chafetz, Will Kansas


Barcelona want Depay, Wijnaldum and Garcia - Sunday's football gossip

Barcelona target Depay, Wijnaldum and Garcia, Moyes' bid to hijack Bale move, Man Utd keen on Valverde, plus more.
Tags: News, Barcelona, Garcia, Valverde, Depay Wijnaldum, Garcia Moyes


Knife-Wielding Suspect Apologizes Before Stabbing Jewelry Store Manager, Police Say

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Tags: Crime, News, Local, Garcia, Vacaville, Vacaville Police, Polen, Vacaville News, CBS Sacramento News, Vacaville Premium Outlet Kay Jewelers, Chris Polen, Edwin Garcia, Gary Fuentes


Menlo Micro, a startup bringing semiconductor tech to the humble switch, is ready for its closeup

Sixteen years ago a group of material scientists and engineers at General Electric banded together to reinvent the circuit breaker. Now, Menlo Microsystems, the spinoff commercializing that technology, is ready to bring its revolutionary new switches to market, with huge implications for everything from 5G technologies to quantum computing. Based in Irvine, Calif., Menlo Micro takes its name from the Menlo Park, NJ research lab where Thomas Edison patented the first light switch back in 1893 and...
Tags: TC, Bluetooth, Ge, Tech, Iot, Tony Fadell, General Electric, GE Ventures, Chris, Quantum Computing, Thomas Edison, Garcia, Watts, Corning, Microsemi, MEMS


Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Footage Shows Off the Hulu Show’s Oddball Humor

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Footage Show Off the Upcoming Show’s Oddball Humor We’ve finally received our first look at the upcoming series, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. and it actually looks quite brilliant. The footage for the stop motion animated comedy show was unveiled during a panel at New York Comic Con, which you can watch below! Along with the sneak peek, co-creator was on hand to discuss the show’s premise: “He is going to have to close up shop until a tech company – a Silicon Valley, kind of Googl...
Tags: Google, TV, Movies, Marvel, Earth, Austin, TV News, Silicon Valley, Stan Lee, Hulu, Bennet, Patton Oswalt, Jack Kirby, Gary, Melissa, Garcia


Elections 2020: In the 25th Congressional District, grassroots campaigns collide in Trump-era showdown

Congressional District 25 The District:  The district leans toward more registered Democrats than Republicans. Once known for its heavy conservative ties, it’s changing. It blankets parts of two counties, L.A. and Ventura. It includes an area from Porter Ranch to Simi Valley to the Santa Clarita Valley, and to the Antelope Valley. It’s diverse in terms of its political inclinations. Notable spots in the area include the Reagan Library, Edwards Air Force Base (also in the 26th Congressional), t...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Politics, Elections, News, Congress, Navy, California, Government, Iraq, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Rebecca, Soccer


Torrance, Long Beach tattoo shop owners sue state to reopen

Owners of closed tattoo shops in Torrance, Long Beach and Thousand Oaks are seeking a temporary restraining order that would prohibit the state from keeping them closed, arguing they are more tightly regulated than barber shops, nail salons and beauty parlors, which have resumed operating. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office did not return a request for comment. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit, filed last week, also argues that the work of tattoo artists are protected by the First Amendment, unlik...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Orange County, Public Safety, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Garcia, South Bay, Moser, Los Angeles Superior Court


Man On Parole For West Sacramento Attempted Homicide Shot, Killed In Shasta County

SHASTA COUNTY (CBS13) — A man who was out on parole for an attempted murder case in West Sacramento was found shot dead in Shasta County outside a marijuana growing operation, authorities say. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office says, back on Sep. 28, deputies were out in a remote area of the county near Highway 299 East and Bakus Road when they heard some gunfire coming from Windy Point Road. Deputies soon discovered the body of a man in the roadway. Witnesses said they heard some sort of fight ...
Tags: News, Local, West Sacramento, Garcia, Hayward, Shasta County, Shasta County Sheriff 's Office, Highway 299 East, Bakus Road, Noel Garcia


10 Latinx business leaders who are championing diversity in their companies — and within their own community

From left to right: Jesus Mantas, Paola Santana, Stacie deArmas, and Luis Miguel Messianu. IBM; Lauren King; Stephanie Wiley Photography; Luis Miguel Messianu; Yuqing Liu/Business Insider For Hispanic Heritage month, Business Insider partnered with We Are All Human, a nonprofit championing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to identify 10 Latinx business leaders driving change within their communities.  From entrepreneurs making personal finance more ...
Tags: New York, Mexico, US, America, Trends, Chicago, United States, Mexico City, Miami, Ibm, Goldman Sachs, Npr, Nielsen, Business Insider, World Economic Forum, Garcia


Transfer rumours: Pochettino, Garcia, Shaqiri, Stones, Anderson, Dawson

Man Utd make contact with Pochettino, Man City reject Barca approach for Garcia, no offers for Liverpool's Shaqiri, plus more.
Tags: Football, Liverpool, Barca, Garcia, Shaqiri, Pochettino Garcia Shaqiri Stones Anderson Dawson, Pochettino Man City


PGA TOUR VIDEO: Sergio Garcia Wins Sanderson Farms Championship Putting With Eyes Closed

  SERGIO GARCIA WON THE SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP at the Country Club of Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi. It was his 11th victory on the PGA Tour and first since winning the 2017 Masters. Garcia shot a 67 in the final round to finish 19 under for the tournament, one shot better than runner-up Peter Malnati, a previous champion. The Spaniard putted with his eyes closed much of the week (or maybe all of it). “Well, it's obviously a boost of confidence," G...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour, Jackson, Garcia, Sanderson, Country Club, Jackson Mississippi, The Armchair Golfer, Peter Malnati


Malibu pedestrian killed in PCH hit-and-run

MALIBU — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, authorities said Monday. The man was struck about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on westbound PCH at Las Flores Canyon Road, according to Sgt. R. Garcia of the Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The driver fled the scene. The investigation was underway, and no further details were immediately available, Garcia said. Westbound lanes at the crash scene were blocked for the investigation but later reopened.
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Local News, Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Garcia, Hit-and-run, PCH, Malibu Lost Hills, Top Stories LADN, Crime and Public Safety, Las Flores Canyon Road, Sgt R Garcia


Garcia ends US drought in Mississippi

Sergio Garcia (Photo by Montana Pritchard/PGA of America) Sergio Garcia won for the first time since last year’s KLM Open when he hit a 172-yard approach to two-and-a-half feet at the 18th to win the Sanderson Farms Championship by a shot from Peter Malnati.While he has won three times in Europe, it was 40-year old Spaniard’s first win on the PGA Tour...
Tags: Europe, Mississippi, US, Sport, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, New Orleans, Norway, Jackson, Augusta, Garcia, Sanderson Farms, Charley Hoffman, Camilo Villegas


Sergio Garcia on Putting With Eyes Closed: 'The Feeling Overall Is Very Positive'

Putting with his eyes closed.It's working for @TheSergioGarcia.#QuickHits pic.twitter.com/GpSz2487HB— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) October 2, 2020 SERGIO GARCIA SHOT A 68 in the second round of the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. And he putted with his eyes closed. Sergio recorded five birdies and is in contention at 8 under for the tournament.Golfworld quoted him saying:"Usually. I've gone on and off, but like Augusta I won it playing with my eyes closed every single putt and som...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Jackson, Pebble Beach, Augusta, Sergio, Garcia, Country Club, Jackson Mississippi, LPGA, Suzann Pettersen, Lexi Thompson, Johnny Miller, The Armchair Golfer, Golfworld