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Hate crimes against Hispanics up in Calif.

August 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The number of hate crimes against Hispanics in California has nearly doubled, according to the state attorney general.

There were 119 recorded hate crimes against Hispanics in 2010, compared to 81 just a year earlier.

That amounts to a 47-percent increase.

While anti-Hispanic hate crimes were up, the overall number of hate crimes in California stayed about the same year-to-year.