Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Another SB 1070 appeal, alleged anti-Muslim filmmaker arrested, moon cakes, more

Arizona to appeal judge's ruling against part of immigration law - Reuters Gov. Jan Brewer plans to fight a ruling by a lower federal court blocking a part of SB 1070 that makes it illegal to transport, shield or harbor an undocumented immigrant within Arizona.

Cardinal Roger Mahony: Yes to the Trust Act - Los Angeles Times The archbishop emeritus of the Los Angeles Catholic Diocese has an op-ed in favor of what is known as the TRUST Act, a California bill that would limit local cops' cooperation with federal immigration officials. Gov. Brown has until Sunday to sign or veto.

Man thought to be behind anti-Muslim film is arrested - New York Times Cerritos, Calif. resident Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who is thought to be behind an anti-Islam film that sparked deadly violence in the Middle East recently, has been arrested for violating terms of his probation following a 2010 bank fraud case.

Moon cakes are a booming business in LA area - Southern California Public Radio Moon cakes are a traditional snack during the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, and bakeries in the San Gabriel Valley have been cranking out the pastries to a growing Asian American clientele. 

Bilingual yoga meets Latinos - El Tecolote In San Francisco's Mission District, some of the local yoga studios offer classes in Spanish, although it hasn't taken off as well as the studios had hoped.

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