In another side effect of an ailing economy, California's immigrant population shrank for the first time in three decades last year, according to new Census figures. Although the national drop of about 100,000 immigrants was modest, it amounted to the first decline in four years, and is a stark departure from 2007, when the immigrant population surged by 512,000.
The Hispanic Business 500
has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy for more than 25 years. We believe that applying our criteria on a statewide level can yield interesting results for our readers. Here, we take a closer look at the HB 500 companies in California.
Katie Couric knows what she's doing in launching her new Web-only interview show, @katiecouric, by booking the hottest person in the media as her very first guest. An enigma of sorts that commands huge ratings of his own, who has been the subject of controversy and speculation, and who has just been on the cover of Time Magazine. That man, of course, is Glenn Beck.
Violight Razor Sanitizer is a carrying case for your razor with a little something extra. A little ultraviolet light that aims to demolish bacteria and germs away from your clean, close shave.
For two decades, Charles Perez has been one of television's most high-profile Hispanic journalists. In the 1990s he hosted a nationally syndicated talk show
in his own name. He has been the face of television news in large Hispanic markets, such as Los Angeles, New York and Miami.