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THE BIGGEST YEARLY WORLDWIDE SALSA CELEBRATION HITS LOS ANGELES THIS WEEKEND

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An unprecedented special event featuring performances by three generations of GRAMMY® award winning Tropical music titans Luis Enrique, Oscar D’Leon and El Gran Combo
The yearly worldwide Salsa celebration hits Los Angeles, set to break its own record of an astounding 3,000 attendees per evening and boasting an unprecedented headlining act that is sure to make history. Now on its 14th year, the Los Angeles Salsa Congress is the most anticipated international music festival, with a formidable lineup this year featuring three generations of GRAMMY® award-winning titans of Tropical music, dancers and veteran instructors and electrifying DJs providing music and entertainment from all over the globe.



Produced by the world’s premier producer of live salsa music and dance events, Albert Torres Productions, this traveling musical extravaganza has stops all over the world including Dubai, Canada and Japan. The week-long festivity in Los Angeles attracts over 20,000 Latin Music fans from all over…

A PUNISHMENT WORSE THAN A CRIME

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I was addicted to crack cocaine and my life was one that California's criminal justice system saw fit to discard. When I got the treatment I needed, I was able to summon the strength to find a way out. Right now, there is a bill in Sacramento that will help to stop the waste - in lives and dollars - that's endemic to California's over-incarceration crisis. Senate Bill 1506 (D-Leno) revises the penalty for the simple possession of drugs under state law from a felony to a misdemeanor.Please ask your state senator to support this important reform when it comes up for a vote before the end of the month. Why is this bill so smart? This bill:
saves $1 billion over five years by reducing prison and jail spending.allows local and state government to dedicate resources to probation, drug treatment and mental health services, which have proven most effective in reducing crime.frees up law enforcement resources to focus on more serious offenses.California can no longer afford to continue…