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In the news this morning: Fox in Spanish, Whitman in Mandarin, County supervisors continue immigration program, more

Harold Meyerson - Latino voters may make the difference for California Democrats on Election Day - The Washington Post In 2008, Latinos were 21 percent of California voters -- a six-point increase over their share in the 2006 midterms.

Fox News launches Latino site - The network has debuted,  a bilingual site launched weeks before the midterm elections.

PolitiFact | Spanish language ad claims Sen. Barbara Boxer voted against immigration reform PolitiFact clarifies, gets into history behind ad running on Spanish language TV in several large California markets.

Meg Whitman: Now available in Mandarin and Cantonese| PolitiCal | Los Angeles Times Whitman has expanded her multilingual advertising beyond Spanish to include Mandarin and Cantonese, with her campaign announcing the two new spots yesterday.

LA County extends program to screen inmates' immigration status | 89.3 KPCC The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to extend its participation in a controversial program known as 287g, in which county authorities cooperate with the federal government to screen the immigration status of jail inmates.

Los Angeles Food Truck Health Grades Approved: Look For As, Bs And, If You Like It Authentic, Cs, At A Roach Coach Near You Soon - LA Weekly The L.A. County Board of Supervisors has voted 5-0 to apply restaurant-style health inspections to food trucks.

Bell councilman an accidental hero by staying clear of corruption scandal - Los Angles Times Lorenzo Velez didn't earn six figures like his City Council colleagues because such a salary wasn't offered to him.

Prosecution rests in Shenandoah hate crime case - The Times-Tribune The prosecution rests in the trial of teens accused in the Pennsylvania hate-crime beating of Luis Ramirez, a 25-year-old immigrant.