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September 16, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will launch Latino Heritage Month at City Hall at 10 a.m. today by presenting awards to union activist Dolores Huerta, comedian George Lopez and artist Robert Graham. Guadalupe Rivera Marin, the daughter of artist Diego Rivera, will be present, and the Latino Heritage Month Calendar, with art by Magda Audifried, will be unveiled.
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September 11, 2012 | By Liesl Bradner
As one of the first Latino actors to appear as a series regular in a popular television series, Henry Darrow may be best remembered for his role as Manolito Montoya in the 1960s western "The High Chaparral," as well as his countless incarnations of Zorro. He will be discussing his life and career as penned in his recent memoir, "Lightning in the Bottle" at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park on Saturday at 1 p.m. as part of Latino Heritage month. The New York City-born Puerto Rican American actor won a daytime Emmy for his work on the soap "Santa Barbara" and has appeared in "Bonanza," "Gunsmoke" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
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September 12, 1997
A lighting ceremony marked the beginning of Latino Heritage Month Thursday evening on the 6th Street Bridge in Boyle Heights, symbolizing the theme of this year's event: Bridges. "East Los Angeles is connected to the city by bridges, but more symbolically, bridges connect one of the most significant groups in the city with the diverse population here," said Deputy Mayor Rocky Delgadillo.
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September 16, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will launch Latino Heritage Month at City Hall at 10 a.m. today by presenting awards to union activist Dolores Huerta, comedian George Lopez and artist Robert Graham. Guadalupe Rivera Marin, the daughter of artist Diego Rivera, will be present, and the Latino Heritage Month Calendar, with art by Magda Audifried, will be unveiled.
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August 14, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Calling Latinos the "roots and heart of Los Angeles," Mayor Richard Riordan on Wednesday announced the city's plans for the 21st annual observance of Latino Heritage Month. Beginning Sept. 11 and continuing through October, the city's celebration will include international jazz and film festivals, free concerts, a children's art and essay competition, and a tango festival.
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September 13, 2000 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A performance by Mariachi Mujer 2000 on Friday will mark the beginning of the Latino Heritage Month celebration at Valley College. Along with music and theater shows, there will be a panel discussion about the role of Latino voters in the upcoming election. "Our aim is to build community," said Florentino Manzano, associate dean of student services at the college. "What we want to do is open the campus so people feel comfortable coming in."
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August 17, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Calling Latinos the "roots and heart of Los Angeles," Mayor Richard Riordan has announced the city's plans for the 21st annual observance of Latino Heritage Month. Beginning Sept. 11 and continuing through October, the city's celebration will include international jazz and film festivals, free concerts, a children's art and essay competition and a tango festival.
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September 11, 2012 | By Liesl Bradner
As one of the first Latino actors to appear as a series regular in a popular television series, Henry Darrow may be best remembered for his role as Manolito Montoya in the 1960s western "The High Chaparral," as well as his countless incarnations of Zorro. He will be discussing his life and career as penned in his recent memoir, "Lightning in the Bottle" at the Autry National Center in Griffith Park on Saturday at 1 p.m. as part of Latino Heritage month. The New York City-born Puerto Rican American actor won a daytime Emmy for his work on the soap "Santa Barbara" and has appeared in "Bonanza," "Gunsmoke" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
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October 13, 2003 | Daniel Hernandez, Times Staff Writer
State Sen. Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) vowed on Sunday to defend against any assault from Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger a bill he successfully sponsored that allows illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses. "The immigrants are not terrorists; we are workers, and this is why we have the right to live here with dignity and respect," Cedillo said upon receiving the Benito Juarez Public Service Award from Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn at a Hollywood outdoor musical concert.
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September 13, 2000 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A performance by Mariachi Mujer 2000 on Friday will mark the beginning of the Latino Heritage Month celebration at Valley College. Along with music and theater shows, there will be a panel discussion about the role of Latino voters in the upcoming election. "Our aim is to build community," said Florentino Manzano, associate dean of student services at the college. "What we want to do is open the campus so people feel comfortable coming in."
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September 10, 1999 | Patricia Ward Biederman
Here's a question for you: Who was the first Latino to win an Oscar as best actor? And the winner was the multitalented Puerto Rican actor, director and writer Jose Ferrer, honored for his bravura performance in 1952's "Cyrano de Bergerac." A photo of Ferrer, in full musketeer drag and sporting the gigantic roller coaster of a nose that keeps him from pursuing his beloved Roxanne, is part of a modest but thought-provoking exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center.
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September 11, 1998 | MEGAN GARVEY and CHRISTINE CASTRO
Several area events this weekend will launch Latino Heritage Month in Orange County, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. A Mexican Independence Day celebration will be held at Cal State Fullerton tonight from 6:30 p.m. to midnight in the University Center on campus. The party, "El Grito," will feature mariachi music, traditional Mexican food and a speech by Jose Luis Morales, a Cal State Fullerton graduate who is a community activist in Pomona. A dance will start at 9 p.m.
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August 17, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Calling Latinos the "roots and heart of Los Angeles," Mayor Richard Riordan has announced the city's plans for the 21st annual observance of Latino Heritage Month. Beginning Sept. 11 and continuing through October, the city's celebration will include international jazz and film festivals, free concerts, a children's art and essay competition and a tango festival.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Calling Latinos the "roots and heart of Los Angeles," Mayor Richard Riordan on Wednesday announced the city's plans for the 21st annual observance of Latino Heritage Month. Beginning Sept. 11 and continuing through October, the city's celebration will include international jazz and film festivals, free concerts, a children's art and essay competition, and a tango festival.
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October 13, 2003 | Daniel Hernandez, Times Staff Writer
State Sen. Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) vowed on Sunday to defend against any assault from Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger a bill he successfully sponsored that allows illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses. "The immigrants are not terrorists; we are workers, and this is why we have the right to live here with dignity and respect," Cedillo said upon receiving the Benito Juarez Public Service Award from Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn at a Hollywood outdoor musical concert.
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