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.

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...

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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Monsoon Thunderstorms Bring Hail, Rain to SoCal

Monsoon Thunderstorms Bring Hail, Rain to SoCal

Monsoonal storms are moving across Southern California Tuesday afternoon, bringing thunderstorms, dangerous lightning and hail.

Three-County Freeway Pursuit Tops 100 MPH

Three-County Freeway Pursuit Tops 100 MPH

Officers pursued a sport utility vehicle driver who reached speeds well above 100 mph on at least four different freeways Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles and Orange counties before he surrendered in San...

‘This Has to Stop’: White House Heckler Explains Why She Did It

‘This Has to Stop’: White House Heckler Explains Why She Did It

An immigration activist and member of the LGBTQ community is back home in Los Angeles after her trip to the White House last week where she was escorted off the property for heckling President Barack Obama.

Employees to Get Paid Sick Leave Under California Law

Employees to Get Paid Sick Leave Under California Law

AB 1522, or the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014, ensures that California employees who work at least 30 days a year will be able to take at least three days of paid leave a year after a 90...

Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

The murderers who escaped an upstate New York prison earlier this month, sparking a weeks-long, multi-agency manhunt, conducted a dry run the night before their escape and then had numerous close calls with law...

Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

A 51-year-old San Francisco juvenile corrections officer has been charged with possession of cocaine and a loaded firearm after he allegedly left the items in a fanny pack at a hotel room following a family trip...