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August 6, 1992
I was really shocked to see two full color ads in the July 2 Nuestro Tiempo for plastic surgery "nose jobs" for Latinos. I was shocked because I think it gives this section a lousy image: Latino women should change their noses. Their innate, natural beauty isn't accepted in the European-dominated culture. Middle-income and low-income Latinas should spend their money on these services. I think it is a terrible image of Latina women. I'm not a member of the Latino community but I do work with many college-age Latinos and these ads are disgusting to me. CAROLD DOCAN Granada Hills
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NEWS
September 13, 1999 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Latina women from California are bringing a Sacramento institution to Capitol Hill this week as they converge on Congress, hoping to turn old stereotypes around and expand their own networking. For the better part of a decade, the businesswomen and community activists of HOPE--Hispanas Organized for Political Equality--made Latina Action Day an annual date with the California Legislature.
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NEWS
July 9, 1995
The USC School of Social Work will pay Latina women $20 for a confidential interview about caring for a loved one with AIDS. The purpose of the survey, financed through the state health and welfare agency, is to find out what services are lacking for Latinas who care for or have cared for a friend or relative with AIDS.
HEALTH
August 9, 1999
I was delighted to discover the July 26 article about "Resolve to Live." Too often, media coverage of HIV/AIDS neglects to focus on the specific issues, concerns and challenges of women living with this disease. Reporter Marnell Jameson provided a valuable service by bringing Dr. Gail Wyatt's important study to public attention. However, her article missed two important points. First, Lisa Howard's (the subject of the article) excellent health owes much to her racial background and socioeconomic class.
BOOKS
February 27, 1994 | Veronica Chambers, Veronica Chambers was born in Panama and grew up in Brooklyn
Bettina Flores, author of "Chiquita's Cocoon: the Latina Woman's Guide to Greater Power, Love, Money, Status and Happiness," has been called the Betty Friedan of the Hispanic world. Her progressive, "liberated Latina" book has been stirring the feminist soul of the Latina community since it was first published in 1990. Flores has proved herself to be a brilliant marketing person as well. After self-publishing the book in 1990, she managed to sell a hefty 20,000 copies, hawking the book wherever possible, from "baby showers to book conventions."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
More than 500 Latina high school students are expected at Comision Femenil's sixth annual youth conference Saturday at Cal State Northridge. "Adelante Mujer Latina," (Forward Latina Women) was designed to inspire and motivate high school Latinas to strive for college educations and professional careers and to introduce them to role models in a variety of potential career paths, said Laura Casas-Frier, a member of Comision Femenil and an organizer of the free, daylong event.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 1986
Almost half of Elizabeth Venant's article on Luis Valdez ("Valdez Is Back," Feb. 2) was devoted to evaluations of the playwright by other people who are unknown to most readers or whose credentials are questionable. That's not journalism, that's an opinion poll. As expected, no comments were given by Latina women. In fact, the writer (a woman) seems to be too thrilled by Valdez's macho cigar and mustache to actually ask him any hard-line questions. As a Latina, I have always found Valdez to be a sexist writer, or more specifically, sexist when it comes to Latinas in his plays.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1987
Thank you for your editorial, ". . . But Not for Women" (Aug. 16). As shocking as it is, the revelation that women earn 68% of what men earn and that college educated women earn less than male high school dropouts will mean nothing to anyone except the women affected. Does the Administration or, for example, private industry care that by the year 2020, 50% of elderly women living alone will be living in poverty--the equivalent of today's Social Security benefit of $336 a month?
NEWS
December 4, 1991 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American women, who have demonstrated an increasing desire to delay or avoid marriage over the past three decades, appear to be shedding their inhibitions about having babies out of wedlock, Census Bureau officials said in a report released Tuesday. Between 1960 and 1964, nearly half of all single women who were pregnant with their first child entered into marriage before the baby was born.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
The consul general of Honduras was the featured guest, but it was nine local women, all mothers of students at Valerio Street Elementary School, who received the honors Wednesday at a small and festive graduation ceremony on the Van Nuys campus. The women were graduating from the Latinas Leadership Program, a 10-week seminar offered through the school's Parent Center.
BUSINESS
February 21, 1999 | EILEEN GLANTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS
After a string of successful sales calls with America's major auto makers, Christy Haubegger was flying high. Still clad in her gray pinstriped suit and high-heeled shoes, she bounded down the hallway of her hotel. Looking forward to a cool drink and a warm bath, Haubegger recounted, she filled her ice bucket and headed back to her room. An older couple spotted her, and asked, "Dear, will you be bringing ice to all the rooms?"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
More than 500 Latina high school students are expected at Comision Femenil's sixth annual youth conference Saturday at Cal State Northridge. "Adelante Mujer Latina," (Forward Latina Women) was designed to inspire and motivate high school Latinas to strive for college educations and professional careers and to introduce them to role models in a variety of potential career paths, said Laura Casas-Frier, a member of Comision Femenil and an organizer of the free, daylong event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
The consul general of Honduras was the featured guest, but it was nine local women, all mothers of students at Valerio Street Elementary School, who received the honors Wednesday at a small and festive graduation ceremony on the Van Nuys campus. The women were graduating from the Latinas Leadership Program, a 10-week seminar offered through the school's Parent Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | LEILA COBO HANLON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Estela Nuno's world lies largely within the bounds of Boyle Heights: the Aliso housing project where she lives and the school next door where she volunteers her work in hopes of securing a better education for her children. But a few weeks ago, Nuno, 29, boarded a plane for the first time in her life and began a journey that has expanded her horizons beyond her wildest dreams.
NEWS
July 9, 1995
The USC School of Social Work will pay Latina women $20 for a confidential interview about caring for a loved one with AIDS. The purpose of the survey, financed through the state health and welfare agency, is to find out what services are lacking for Latinas who care for or have cared for a friend or relative with AIDS.
BOOKS
February 27, 1994 | Veronica Chambers, Veronica Chambers was born in Panama and grew up in Brooklyn
Bettina Flores, author of "Chiquita's Cocoon: the Latina Woman's Guide to Greater Power, Love, Money, Status and Happiness," has been called the Betty Friedan of the Hispanic world. Her progressive, "liberated Latina" book has been stirring the feminist soul of the Latina community since it was first published in 1990. Flores has proved herself to be a brilliant marketing person as well. After self-publishing the book in 1990, she managed to sell a hefty 20,000 copies, hawking the book wherever possible, from "baby showers to book conventions."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1991 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There has been a 340% increase in the number of Latinas afflicted with AIDS in San Diego County during the last two years, health officials report. Although a relatively low number of Latinas are reported to have the deadly disease, the dramatic increase in a relatively short time poses a warning to health officials, said Binnie Callender, chief of the county's office of AIDS coordination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | LEILA COBO HANLON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Estela Nuno's world lies largely within the bounds of Boyle Heights: the Aliso housing project where she lives and the school next door where she volunteers her work in hopes of securing a better education for her children. But a few weeks ago, Nuno, 29, boarded a plane for the first time in her life and began a journey that has expanded her horizons beyond her wildest dreams.
NEWS
August 6, 1992
I was really shocked to see two full color ads in the July 2 Nuestro Tiempo for plastic surgery "nose jobs" for Latinos. I was shocked because I think it gives this section a lousy image: Latino women should change their noses. Their innate, natural beauty isn't accepted in the European-dominated culture. Middle-income and low-income Latinas should spend their money on these services. I think it is a terrible image of Latina women. I'm not a member of the Latino community but I do work with many college-age Latinos and these ads are disgusting to me. CAROLD DOCAN Granada Hills
NEWS
December 4, 1991 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American women, who have demonstrated an increasing desire to delay or avoid marriage over the past three decades, appear to be shedding their inhibitions about having babies out of wedlock, Census Bureau officials said in a report released Tuesday. Between 1960 and 1964, nearly half of all single women who were pregnant with their first child entered into marriage before the baby was born.
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