NBC4's Hispanic Heritage Month coverage

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 07:52 PM PDT

Restored "América Tropical" Mural Unveiled

Restored "América Tropical" Mural Unveiled

A classic LA mural originally considered so controversial that officials painted over it with whitewash was finally unveiled on Tuesday after a 24-year restoration effort.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:30 AM PDT

Documenting History With Social Media

Documenting History With Social Media

From the past to the present, social media now enables society to document history in a new way. NBC4 s Mekahlo Medina introduces us to a man who is now using Facebook to help chronicle the history of East...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:20 AM PDT

Los Angeles Mural Makes Comeback

Los Angeles Mural Makes Comeback

One historic mural is being prepared to make a comeback, thanks to the Getty Conservation Institute and the City of LA. NBC4's John Cadiz Klemack explains how this mural could give rise to a second Chicano...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:52 AM PDT

Reuben Martinez Turns the Page on Literacy

Reuben Martinez Turns the Page on Literacy

A new partnership in Hispanic literacy is about turn pages and in Santa Ana, a city that has a Hispanic population of close to 80 percent, a new book store holds the power to inspire the community. NBC4's Vikki...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:26 AM PDT

Connecting Through Baseball

Connecting Through Baseball

Baseball may be America's pastime, but it also has a long legacy within the Hispanic community. The Latino Baseball History Project is underway and NBC4's Jacob Rascon shares how this beloved sport has served as...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:32 PM PDT

LA'S Salvadoran Immigrant Community

LA'S Salvadoran Immigrant Community

Mexican-Americans outnumber every other ethnic group in Southern California, and with more than 270,000 people Los Angeles is home to the largest Salvadoran Community. NBC4's Kathy Vara shares the story of...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:20 PM PDT

Hispanic Heritage Month: Lalo Alcaraz

Hispanic Heritage Month: Lalo Alcaraz

Political cartoonists are modern day historians. They capture events in real time while evoking humor. NBC4’'s Ana Garcia draws our attention on a nationally recognized cartoonist whose work has focused on...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:14 AM PDT

The Hispanic Vote

The Hispanic Vote

NBC4 s Lolita Lopez sheds a light on the importance of the Hispanic vote and the primary issues that will drive Latinos to the polls come Election Day.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:28 AM PDT

Discovering the DNA Within

Discovering the DNA Within

Civil Rights Advocate Dolores Huerta, Prominent Plastic Surgeon Dr. Robert Ray and Actor and Host Mario Lopez pinpoint just how Latino they are. With the help of DNA Analysis Service, 23AndMe.com, the three...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:18 AM PDT

Yola at Hola Builds Community Through Orchestra

Yola at Hola Builds Community Through Orchestra

A new program called "Yola At Hola" fosters a sense of community by providing hundreds of students with intensive after-school orchestral training. NBC4's Kim Baldonado speaks with the music director behind the...

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$50K Reward for Missing College Student: Family

$50K Reward for Missing College Student: Family

A $50,000 reward was being offered for the safe return of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after leaving a party near the University of Southern California campus early Saturday morning, family members...

2 Teens Shot in Cal State LA Parking Lot

2 Teens Shot in Cal State LA Parking Lot

Two teenagers were shot in a Cal State LA parking lot Sunday night, LAPD officials said.

Pursued Tanker Truck Driver in Custody

Pursued Tanker Truck Driver in Custody

A tanker truck driver was taken into custody after leading police on a slow-speed pursuit on a freeway and surface streets in the Downey area Sunday night.

Fresno Firefighter Badly Burned After Roof Collapse

Fresno Firefighter Badly Burned After Roof Collapse

A Fresno firefighter has been badly burned after falling through a roof while battling a house fire.

Noah to Replace Stewart at "Daily Show": Report

Noah to Replace Stewart at "Daily Show": Report

South African comedian Trevor Noah, who joined "The Daily Show" as an on-air contributor in December, will be named as the program's new host in place of the outgoing Jon Stewart, according to a report in the...

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Involved in Shooting

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Involved in Shooting

An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer was involved in a car-to-car shooting in Santa Clarita on Sunday, but was not hurt, authorities said.