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  • Dr. Phillips OL Bo Alexander offered by Eastern Michigan, Buffalo, New Mexico, Army

    Dr. Phillips OL Bo Alexander offered by Eastern Michigan, Buffalo, New Mexico, Army
    The wait is finally over for Orlando Dr. Phillips offensive lineman Bo Alexander. It's taken forever in his mind, but with just 20 days remaining until National Signing Day, colleges are finally lighting up his cell phone. Buffalo started the process...
  • Del Campo and Arvizu open Flautas; Mexicano just weeks away

    Del Campo and Arvizu open Flautas; Mexicano just weeks away
    After well more than two years of planning, chefs Jaime Martín del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu have finally opened the first of their two restaurants in Baldwin Hills. Flautas, which is actually more of a counter than a restaurant, opened Sunday in the...
  • Prosecutors: Brothers' cooperation against cartels led to their dad's death

    Shortly after twin brothers from Chicago began their historic cooperation with federal authorities against some of the most dangerous drug cartels in the world, their father made a fatal mistake. Against his sons' wishes and despite stern warnings...
  • 2 sides at odds over plight of activist-kidnapping suspect in Mexico

    2 sides at odds over plight of activist-kidnapping suspect in Mexico
    Nestora Salgado, a Mexican American woman who returned home to the violent state of Guerrero to run an ad hoc community police force and whose clashes with local authorities landed her in prison, may soon be freed. Something of a cause celebre in...
  • Clashes in violent western Mexico state call government's security strategy into question

    New clashes between vigilante groups and government forces in Mexico's violent western state of Michoacan are calling into question the strategy of a federal commissioner appointed a year ago to restore order. Top cartel leaders have been captured or...
  • Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico

    Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico
    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published "Product of Mexico," a four-part series on the abuse of workers on Mexican megafarms that export fruits and vegetables to the United States. The articles and photographs documented dangerous and squalid housing,...
  • The Times' important series on produce from Mexico

    To the editor: When growers do not adhere to labor rules, it suppresses production costs. Those costs are carried throughout the entire produce process (from farm to table). Not only does this result in very poor labor practices, as we have seen in your...
  • I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral

    I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral
    Three people, including a married couple, from Los Angeles County were killed Friday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed after flipping over the center divider of the 15 Freeway in San Diego County, authorities said. The black 2001 Ford...
  • Produce industry promises to improve Mexican farmworker conditions

    Produce industry promises to improve Mexican farmworker conditions
    Produce industry officials on both sides of the border say they are launching an effort to ensure that workers at thousands of Mexican farms that export fruit and vegetables to the United States have safe and sanitary housing, decent wages and access to...
  • Getting to know mescal, tequila's smoky brother

    Getting to know mescal, tequila's smoky brother
    First of two parts. Driving toward Oaxaca de Juarez, the capital of Mexico's southwestern state of Oaxaca, we pulled over in Santiago Matatlan, the self-proclaimed World Capital of Mescal. Matatlan's dusty main drag is flanked by small mom-and-pop...
  • Descendant of rancho family seeks to mark historic graves

    Descendant of rancho family seeks to mark historic graves
    An unusual crop is sprouting in Ernest Marquez's backyard in West Hills: nearly two dozen 2-foot-high concrete crosses. The 90-year-old graphic designer wants to fulfill his long-held dream of creating nearly three dozen grave markers for his family's...