Day of the Dead, Hollywood style, comes to movie star cemetery
LOS ANGELES – Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, attracts thousands every year to Hollywood Forever. Families created altars for loved ones who have died, adorning them with photographs, decorations and some of the departed’s favorite things. The hope was, even in death, their family members might return and enjoy the tributes for one day of the year.
Despite state law, marijuana still banned in subsidized housing in Arizona
Both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Arizona. But because of federal law, HUD still bans marijuana use in any type of government-subsidized housing, such as Section 8 and public housing. Marijuana and housing advocates call the policy discriminatory and counterproductive.
More Phoenix school districts adding electric buses to their fleets
PHOENIX – Phoenix school districts are changing their bus fleets to electric, and two that serve mostly Latino students – Cartwright Elementary and Phoenix Union High School – are leading the charge.
Distritos escolares de Phoenix trabajan para convertir su flota de autobuses a eléctricos
PHOENIX – Algunos distritos escolares en Phoenix ya tienen al menos un autobús eléctrico y están en el proceso de financiar otros más. Entre ellos se encuentran el Distrito Escolar Primario Cartwright y el Distrito de Escuelas Secundarias Phoenix Union, ubicados en el Sur de Phoenix, una región donde la mayoría de los residentes son de origen latino.
‘The system works’: Electorate defends baseball Hall of Fame process despite high profile omissions
PHOENIX – The National Baseball Hall of Fame has come under scrutiny over the last decade due to controversial omission of high profile names, including Curt Schilling and Barry Bonds.
Las empresas latinas afectadas por la pandemia sobreviven por el apoyo de la iniciativa privada y organizaciones comunitarias
PHOENIX – Salvadoreño Restaurant #3, como todos los negocios hispanos, enfrentan retos durante la pandemia. Co-propietaria Yesenia Ramirez habla sobre sus experiencias.
Nonprofits, business groups help Latino-owned businesses hit hard by pandemic
PHOENIX – Salvadoreño Restaurant No. 3, like other Hispanic-owned restaurants, endured many hardships during the pandemic. Yesenia Ramirez, co-owner of the restaurant, says they had to “respond to change immediately.”
Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19
Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.
Youth advocacy groups kept voters safe and informed on Election Day
LOS ANGELES – Young people stepped up on two fronts this Election Day: volunteering to replace older poll workers who feared exposure to COVID-19 and pushing more of their peers – an age group with historically low turnout – to register and vote.
Action on missing, murdered women legislation caps years of advocacy
WASHINGTON - Native American advocates and families have worked for years to draw attention to Indian Country's epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. The federal government finally passed legislation that could help do something about it.
Trump swipes at foes, touts record, vows to hold Arizona in November
PHOENIX – In his 10th visit to Arizona in five years, President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats, extolled the state of the economy and dismissed the idea that the Grand Canyon State could turn from red to blue.
Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally
PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.