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Features by Vanessa Romo

Quinceaneras: A cherished, but costly, tradition

Many Latino families spend thousands of dollars to celebrate their daughters' "coming of age" on their 15th birthday.
Posted In: quinceanera, Hispanics, Latino community

Small businesses showing support for protests

Some small businesses are providing food and services for local Occupy Wall Street protests. But is it fully for the cause, or just good marketing?
Posted In: Small Business

Boeing Dreamliner stalled on the assembly line, again

The supply chain for Boeing's long-awaited 787 jet has been stopped again to allow workers to catch up with assembly.
Posted In: Airlines

Tough economy forces states to rethink tourism funding

For years, the state of Washington has lured tourists to the Pacific Northwest with images of snow-capped mountains and Orca whales. But with a state budget fight in store, that marketing has come to an abrupt end.
Posted In: Travel

EBT now stands for restaurant meals

Until now it's been a struggle to use food stamps at restaurants, but L.A. county's new Restaurant Meals program now allows EBT to be accepted at 500 locations, including Dominos and El Pollo Loco. Vanessa Romo reports.
Posted In: food stamps
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