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March 27, 2015

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Guillermo Acevedo’s art celebrates San Diego

By Pablo J. Sáinz

One of San Diego’s pioneering Latino artists is part of a Balboa Park Centennial celebration exhibition at the San Diego International Airport.

Some of Guillermo Acevedo’s original works featuring sketches and drawings of Balboa Park and other San Diego landmarks are included in Balboa Park & the City: Celebrating San Diego’s Panama-California Exposition, which opened this week and will continue through January.

The exhibition includes historic items, replicas and images from seven local institutions and collectors.

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March 30, 2015

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Club Tijuana Plays to 1-1 Tie vs SDSU Mens Soccer

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Xoloitzcuintles Under-19 squad gets goal by Luis Chavez   Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente continues adding milestones on both sides of the border. And it continues to do it through the community at a grassroots level. The Xoloitzcuintles showed proof of that commitment with an exhibition match at San Diego State University Sunday night. The […]

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March 21, 2015

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Arrival of Caravana 43 – Families Of Missing Mexican Students To Visit North County

Caravana43 arrives to San Diego Norte (North County) on Wednesday, March 25, 2015  to meet with students, parents, and any caring individuals who are interested in learning more about the human rights situation in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Caravana43 is a project developed with the purpose of bringing to the United States parents and classmates of […]

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March 27, 2015

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El arte de Guillermo Acevedo celebra a San Diego

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Uno de los artistas latinos pioneros de San Diego es parte de la exhibición para celebrar el centenario de Balboa Park en el Aeropuerto Internacional de San Diego. Algunas de las obras originales de Guillermo Acevedo que incluyen sketches y dibujos de Balboa Park y otros sitios prominentes de San Diego […]

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March 27, 2015

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With Chicago Tired of “Mayor 1%,” Chuy García Could Actually Win His Runoff with Rahm Emanuel

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By Kari Lydersen In These Times “He’s like a helium balloon,” Marcos Muñoz told me last week, speaking about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “He keeps rising and rising, and he doesn’t even know he’s popped.” Muñoz was with Cesar Chavez in the Central Valley in California in 1965, part of a seminal labor movement demanding […]

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March 27, 2015

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In DC, supporters share story of missing Mexican students

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By Jose Soto Scripps Howard Foundation Wire WASHINGTON – Spread across the floor of a room Monday evening was a hand-designed banner that read “U.S. puts the guns, Mexico puts the dead.” It implied that American-made guns contribute to the thousands of murders committed by drug cartels in Mexico. Above it, a Mexican flag with […]

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March 20, 2015

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San Diego’s Master Chef Jr., the Chef Behind the Curtain and the Inspiration They Leave Us

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By Geneva Gámez-Vallejo Tuesday, March 17 was proclaimed “Nathan Odom Day” by Councilman Todd Gloria. Now, Nathan Odom may not be a household name yet, but it’s one to look out for. For one, it’s a name that’s definitely got San Diego feeling proud. Mr. Odom, a North Park resident, is Fox Network Master Chef […]

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March 27, 2015

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Farmworker Uprising Shakes Baja California

Frontera NorteSur Farmworker leaders, farm employers and Mexican government officials have initiated talks aimed at resolving a massive labor conflict connected to the U.S. food industry that’s rocking the border state of Baja California. Long-simmering labor grievances exploded into the open March 17 when thousands of farmworkers blockaded the Trans-Peninsula Highway between the agro-export region […]

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March 27, 2015

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Perro Que Ladra, ¿Muerde?

México del Norte Por Jorge Mújica Murias Al fin, una mujer Latina avanzó hasta uno de los más altos puestos en el gobierno federal. Se trata de Sarah Saldaña (que incluso firma y escribe su nombre con tofo y “ñ”, así de latina es), fiscal federal que supervisaba a aproximadamente 100 abogados en su distrito, […]

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March 27, 2015

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Celebran “Día Internacional del Síndrome de Down” organizando campaña

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Por Paco Zavala Tomando como marco la celebración del Día Internacional del Síndrome de Down, ocurrido el pasado sábado 21 de marzo, el Instituto de Cultura de Baja California (ICBC), en unión con el Club Tijuana, Fundación Luz, Studio Dance Ability, y Fundación de Apoyo para Niños Especiales AC (FANE), para participar en la campaña […]

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March 27, 2015

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Labor and Civil Rights Leader César E. Chávez Center of Series of UC San Diego Events

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By Christine Clark UC San Diego News Center Latino leaders, artists and activists, such as LeRoy Chatfield, former advisor to César E. Chávez; and Lalo Alcaraz, prolific editorial cartoonist, are among those participating in the various events planned for the 2015 University of California, San Diego César E. Chávez celebration. The annual series of events, […]

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March 27, 2015

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San Diego County DA warns against workers’ comp fraud

By Pablo J. Sáinz A poster that the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office has been using to inform the public about the consecuences of workers’ compensation fraud shows a man in a prison jumpsuit. It reads: “Commit Workers’ Comp Fraud, Get a New Outfit.” There are a variety of frauds against the workers’ compensation […]

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March 27, 2015

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Aplicando lo mejor de dos mundos

LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL El Soporte Informativo Para Millones de Hispanos Por Luisa Fernanda Montero Dicen los que saben que los latinos en Estados Unidos tenemos lo mejor de dos mundos. Yo creo que es verdad. Somos una mezcla única que conjuga todas las ventajas que hemos recibido por sangre gracias a nuestras raíces, hayamos nacido […]

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March 27, 2015

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Get Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail

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Get Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail… for Parks’ Spring Egg Hunts! March 26, 2015 | 1:45pm Kids, get your baskets ready. Thousands of eggs will be scattered throughout four, yes, four County Parks and Recreation facilities in the next two weeks. The first egg hunt takes place at the Spring Valley Community Center Saturday, March […]

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March 27, 2015

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St. Paul’s Plaza Opens in Summer 2015 Bringing The Best of Senior Living to South Bay

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St. Paul’s Senior Services is proud to announce their opening of St. Paul’s Plaza, a new senior community located on East Palomar Street and San Andrea, this June. The four-story St. Paul’s Plaza will house 156 apartments in Phase I. In Phase II, St Paul’s Plaza will add another 63 apartments to the community. Already […]

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March 27, 2015

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Hispanic political movidas

Editorial: There were a couple of politi-cal movidas this past week that had a definite Hispanic flair to them. The first and probably most noted political movida was the announcement by Texas Senator Ted Cruz that he was running for President of the United States, making him the first Hispanic Republican to run for the […]

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March 27, 2015

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Why Ted Cruz’s presidential candidacy is important

Commentary: By Tony Castro Ronald Reagan once said that Latinos were Republicans. They just didn’t know it yet. Ted Cruz, the Republican U.S. senator from Texas who has become the first major candidate to officially enter the 2016 presidential campaign, is quietly gambling that those words were never truer than in the upcoming campaign where […]

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March 27, 2015

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California’s Smart Climate Policies Help Latinos

Commentary: By Alvaro Sanchez Something amazing is starting in California. It’s changing Latino lives for the better all over our state, and could set a precedent for the rest of the nation. Leticia and Gerardo Ramirez live in Madera, a small town in California’s Central Valley – a corner of the state where the economy […]

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March 27, 2015

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35 Years Late, Catholic Church Reveres Archbishop Romero

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Commentary: By Randy Jurado Ertll We need to remember Archbishop Oscar Romero thirty-five years after his assassination on March 24, 1980. Romero’s political evolution took place once he was named to head the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He was transferred to the capital San Salvador, where he was met with much antagonism and dislike. […]

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March 27, 2015

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Ted Cruz, el fanático que quiere ser presidente

Comentario: By Eduardo Stanley Parece mentira pero Ted Cruz, el senador de Texas, tiene seguidores. Y no son pocos. Fanático, rabioso conservador, enemigo de los inmigrantes y opositor a todo lo que propone y hace el presidente Obama, Cruz anunció su pre candidatura a la presidencia de Estados Unidos para el 2016 por el Partido […]

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March 27, 2015

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Tezozomoc Speaks

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City council of Chula Vista shut down for two months: seems like the appointment of Steven Miesen has put a crimp in the business of running the city… since February, five of the seven scheduled council meetings through April 7 have been cancelled!!!! Must be some kind of record! The Miesen appointment has drawn two […]

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