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KTLA Celebrates Hispanic Hertiage Month

hispanic-heritage-monthSeptember 15 through October 15 is national Hispanic Heritage Month.

The tradition began in 1968 to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors are from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

KTLA joins the festivities as we honor “L.A. Dreamers” who boldly made their mark on Southern California.

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Hispanic Heritage Month comes to an end today, and we end our celebration by remembering one of Old Hollywood’s most glamorous leading ladies. Sam Rubin reports on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.

KTLA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and salutes the men and women who dedicate their lives to making a difference in our world. Frank Buckley highlights Hilda Solis, the first Hispanic woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet.

KTLA continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The man behind the movies director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer Robert Rodriguez does it all. Cher Calvin has his close-up.

Until Oct. 15, KTLA will be honoring Hispanic Heritage Month by featuring our very own L.A. dreamers. Today we head to Angel Stadium with Arturo Moreno.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Oscar De La Hoya

The Golden Boy of boxing, Oscar De La Hoya, became a household name in 1992 after his gold winning knockout. But the California-born Latino had boxing in his blood long before the world took notice.

Dolores Huerta’s unwavering conviction to improve the lives of workers, immigrants and women changed the landscape not only of our state but our country.