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Friday, Oct 2, 2015 at 09:50 PM PDT

Colombian Immigrant Has Passion For Trolleys

Colombian Immigrant Has Passion For Trolleys

Alvaro Villa immigrated from Columbia, spent time as a Disney imagineer and other work before following his true passion -- trolleys. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 Hispanic Heritage Month special Oct.

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT

Chicano Studies Professor Raises Community Profile

Chicano Studies Professor Raises Community Profile

Vicki Lynn Ruiz has spent her life documenting the history of Latino and Chicano Studies. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 Hispanic Heritage Special Oct. 3, 2015.

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 04:03 PM PDT

Marine Biologist Hopes to Inspire Latino Kids

Marine Biologist Hopes to Inspire Latino Kids

As a boy growing up in Miami, the water was a second home to Danny Munoz. He loved watching the fish from behind the glass of the man aquariums he owned as a kid. Now, he hopes to inspire other Latino kids...

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 at 05:55 PM PDT

Muralist Honors Latino Veterans

Muralist Honors Latino Veterans

Carlos Aguilar has spent hundreds of mornings spent climbing a ladder, balancing on a scaffold, to give names and faces to our veterans.

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 at 11:38 PM PDT

SoCal Latinos Share Meaning of OTM: "Other Than Mexican"

SoCal Latinos Share Meaning of OTM: "Other Than Mexican"

Six Latinos discuss how their roots and appearances affect their daily lives in Southern California. Some identify themselves as OTM, which stands for “Other Than Mexican.” Mekahlo Medina reports from Downey for...

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 at 10:36 AM PDT

LA Theater Academy Keeps Hispanic Tradition Alive

LA Theater Academy Keeps Hispanic Tradition Alive

Children show off their bilingual skills at the LA Theater Academy in Elysian Park. Families say it's a way to keep cultural traditions alive for generations to come. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News...

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Man With Disease Gets His Wish to Experience College

Man With Disease Gets His Wish to Experience College

Some lucky college students will have the opportunity to meet a new student on campus this year—a 21-year-old man with a rare neurological disease, who is living his dream of experiencing college life.

Dog Rescued From Storm Drain Where it Hid From Coyote

Dog Rescued From Storm Drain Where it Hid From Coyote

A dog named Sparky had to be rescued from a storm drain where it took shelter from a coyote Saturday morning, authorities said.

49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem

49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the playing of the national anthem before his team’s preseason game Friday against Green Bay. After the game, he told NFL Media in an exclusive...

Family Bitten by Bedbugs at Disney Hotel Files Lawsuit

Family Bitten by Bedbugs at Disney Hotel Files Lawsuit

A Northern California family's 2014 trip to the "happiest place on earth" left them with dismal memories after they were bitten by bed bugs during their stay at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa...

Friends, Colleagues to Remember Slain Mississippi Nuns

Friends, Colleagues to Remember Slain Mississippi Nuns

Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering Sunday to remember them, as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime that shocked people in the small...

Los Angeles Celebrates 235th Birthday

Los Angeles Celebrates 235th Birthday

To celebrate Los Angeles' 235th birthday Saturday, hundreds of people walked and biked the route from San Gabriel Mission to downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the city and its birthplace early Saturday morning.