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July 05, 2013

The measure, the first of its kind in the nation, now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.
BY Trudy Ring

The California state Senate Wednesday approved a groundbreaking bill expanding antidiscrimination protections for transgender students in public elementary and secondary schools, among other things allowing them to choose sports teams and restrooms based on their gender identity.

June 21, 2013


Mark Arax: Delusions of the Valley: Poverty we pretend not to see
Published: June 20, 2013 Updated 19 hours ago

Fresno

June 19, 2013

Ricardo Lara was the Associated Students vice president during his time at SDSU.
President Recognizes SDSU Alumnus

Ricardo Lara was a first generation college student with a passion for journalism. When he began his college experience at San Diego State University, he was immediately drawn to student government.  After becoming involved with MECHA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) and Rotaract, Lara was voted the representative of the Professional Studies and Fine Arts Council.

June 18, 2013

Latino legislative caucus lists its priorities

By CYNTHIA MORENO Vida en el Valle (Published Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 01:44PM)

June 13, 2013


President Obama Recognizes SDSU Alumnus
Senator Ricardo Lara was honored by the White House as a Harvey Milk Champion of Change.

Lara, '99, was the Associated Students vice president during his time at SDSU.
Story Keywords: Alumni, News, Diversity, LGBT, Politics, Home Page, Leadership Starts Here, People

By Hallie JacobsRicardo

May 28, 2013

Senado de CA aprueba medidas para proteger a migrantes

Araceli Martínez Ortega/araceli.martinez@laopinion.com
PUBLICADO: May, 28, 2013 12:00 am EST

May 27, 2013

Agenda Legislativa de California
El estado de las legislaciones en California

Araceli Martínez Ortega/araceli.martinez@laopinion.com
PUBLICADO: May, 27, 2013 12:00 am

Licencias de manejo hasta el 2015

El proyecto de ley AB60 del asambleísta demócrata de Salinas, Luis Alejo para dar licencias de manejo a los indocumentados de California logró salir del expediente del suspenso en el Comité de Asignaciones de la Asamblea donde muchas medidas se quedan atoradas. Ahora será votada en el pleno de la Asamblea la próxima semana.

May 22, 2013

Homenaje a homosexuales
Entre los funcionaros que serán galardonados en la Casa Blanca se incluye a dos californianos.
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WASHINGTON.—La Casa Blanca homenajeará hoy miércoles a 10 funcionarios del colectivo LBGT en coincidencia con el aniversario del nacimiento de Harvey Milk, el primer político abiertamente homosexual elegido en EEUU.

May 07, 2013

Viewpoints: Why immigration overhaul matters to state
By Manuel Pastor
Special to The Bee
Published: Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 9A

With the U.S. Senate finally poised to discuss immigration reform, it is important that those of us in California stay focused on what this might mean in the state and what is needed in a bill – and after – to help the state prosper.

April 26, 2013

California Senate Democrats offer alternative school funding plan
By Steven Harmon/MediaNews Group

Gov. Jerry Brown has a fight on his hands over his sweeping plan to overhaul the way public education is funded -- and it's coming from fellow Democrats.

A day after Brown warned legislators they would face the "battle of their lives" if they challenged his proposal, Senate Democrats on Thursday offered their own plan, which they characterized as more equitable to all schools.