Fernando Guerra

Loyola Marymount University

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Fernando Guerra is Professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University and Director of its Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. A practicing Catholic, he sits on the board of The Tidings, a publication of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

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One in five California students speaks another language at home. How to educate these children was the subject of  Prop 227  passed in 1998.

Prop 58: Bilingual education in schools

One in five California students speaks another language at home. How to educate these children was the subject of Prop 227 passed in 1998.

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Los Angeles County supervisors are hoping that a state ballot measure to legalize marijuana will pass in November so that they can tax it.

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Los Angeles County supervisors are hoping that a state ballot measure to legalize marijuana will pass in November so that they can tax it.

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What’s in a name? A lot, if you ask people south of the 10 Freeway. First the area was called South Central.

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What’s in a name? A lot, if you ask people south of the 10 Freeway. First the area was called South Central.

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