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Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 06:53 PM PDT

East LA Band Channels Latino Experience

East LA Band Channels Latino Experience

No matter where you come from, where you live, we all have something to say about who we are and where we have been, and nowhere is that more true than in a diverse city like Los Angeles.

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 06:40 PM PDT

Latino Heritage Blends As New Families Merge

Latino Heritage Blends As New Families Merge

As Latinos marrying into other cultures, they continue to keep their history alive. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 Hispanic Heritage Month Special on Oct. 3, 2015.

Friday, Oct 2, 2015 at 10:20 PM PDT

Teen Tagger Shifts Gears to Become Doctor

Teen Tagger Shifts Gears to Become Doctor

Facing jail time for his tagging activities, one SoCal man refocused and work hard to become a doctor, serving in a largely Latino hospital. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 Hispanic Heritage Month Special Oct. 3, 3015.

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 05:16 PM PDT

Artist Brings Life to Latino Heritage

Artist Brings Life to Latino Heritage

When artists blend paint together, they are looking for just right the shades, just the right tones, for what they are about to create. But in the Southern California Hispanic community, Sergio Hernandez...

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 12:30 AM PDT

Family's Coffee Business Brings Community Together

Family's Coffee Business Brings Community Together

The Gavina family's coffee business traces its roots to pre-Castro Cuba. John Cadiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 Hispanic Heritage Month special Oct. 3, 2015.

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