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May 22, 2015

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Vietnam veteran: “My whole book is Memorial Day”

By Pablo J. Sáinz

Vietnam war Marine veteran Oscar C. Muñoz said he only takes a shot of tequila twice a year, and one of them is on Memorial Day.

“It is to remember all my friends who died in Vietnam,” he said. “It is a very sad day for me.”

This Memorial Day, May 25th at noon, Muñoz and many other local veterans will join once again to honor all the soldiers who didn’t come home at the Logan Heights Veterans Memorial, at Chicano Park.

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May 18, 2015

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Brinde su opinión sobre el plan para el futuro de nuestra región

Durante casi tres años, usted — miembros de la comunidad, partes interesadas y agencias locales — ayudó a la Asociación de Gobiernos de San Diego (SANDAG) a desarrollar San Diego Forward: El Plan Regional. Sus comentarios ayudaron a darle forma a la visión, las metas y los objetivos de las políticas del borrador del Plan, […]

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May 13, 2015

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CLUB TIJUANA AND DANIEL GUZMAN PART WAYS

Club is grateful for his effort and professionalism TIJUANA -(May 12, 2015) –Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente would like to inform that the club directors and manager Daniel Guzman, along with his coaching staff, have reached a mutual agreement to finish the working relationship. As of today, Guzman is no longer the team manager. The […]

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May 22, 2015

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Veterano de Vietnam: “Todo mi libro es Memorial Day”

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz El Marine veterano de Vietnam Oscar C. Muñoz dijo que solo toma un trago de tequila dos veces al año, y una de esas veces es en Memorial Day. “Es para recordar a todos mis amigos que murieron en Vietnam”, dijo. “Es un día muy triste para mí”. Este Memorial Day, […]

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May 22, 2015

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Latino candidates running for District 9 seat

Latino candidates running for District 9 seat

By Pablo J. Sáinz The three people who have officially declared their candidacy for the District 9 seat in the San Diego city council are all Latinos. This can be a reflection of District 9, which has a Latino majority and includes neighborhoods like City Heights, Kensington, Rolando, and the area near San Diego State […]

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May 22, 2015

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Candidatos latinos buscan el puesto del Distrito 9

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Las tres personas que han declarado oficialmente su candidatura para el puesto del Distrito 9 en el cabildo de San Diego son latinos. Esto puede ser un reflejo del Distrito 9, que tiene una mayoría latina e incluye vecindarios como City Heights, Kensington, Rolando y el área cercana de San Diego […]

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May 15, 2015

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“These students have overcome tremendous odds”

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By Pablo J. Sáinz This year, seven students from the after-school, college-preparation program Reality Changers will become Gates Millenium Scholars, a competitive scholarship that will pay for their entire college education, up to a doctorate degree. If Reality Changers were a school, it would rank 1st in California and 2nd in the nation in the […]

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May 22, 2015

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Small urban park called water hog

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Council not worried about increased residential development? By Susan Luzarro A patch of grass in front of city hall troubles some Chula Vista council members calling it a “water hog.” Who knew that the lawn that abuts the council chambers is actually an urban park called Plaza de Nación where any one could picnic, turn […]

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May 22, 2015

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U.S. Lawmakers Demand Freedom for Mexican Hunger Striker

Frontera NorteSur Two U.S. lawmakers from the state of Washington have joined a renewed international chorus demanding the release of an imprisoned community police commander in Mexico. Congressman Adam Smith and Senator Patty Murphy appealed on the Obama administration last week to intervene on behalf of Nestora Salgado, who began a hunger strike May 5 […]

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May 22, 2015

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Border Infrastructure Gets a Boost

Frontera NorteSur In a Tijuana meeting last week, two U.S.-Mexico border development finance entities approved nearly $25 million for new projects. The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) gave the go ahead for road paving, water, wastewater and energy projects that are expected to benefit 95,000 residents of Baja […]

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May 22, 2015

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Los 12 y el 16

México del Norte Por Jorge Mújica Murias Está a la vuelta de la esquina. Un verano nomás y estaremos en el centro de la campaña presidencial de 2016. Y los aproximadamente 12 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados estarán en el debate también. Bueno, no ellos, pero si el tema, su existencia y su futuro por no […]

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May 22, 2015

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New channel will serve English-speaking Latino Christians

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By Pablo J. Sáinz About 22 percent of an estimated 35.4 Latinos in the United States are Protestant, including 16 percent who describe themselves as born-again or evangelical, according to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey. For the Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world’s largest religious broadcaster and America’s most-watched faith channel, it means a bigger […]

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May 22, 2015

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Nuevo canal servirá a cristianos latinos que hablan inglés

Por Pablo J. Sáinz Cerca de 22 por ciento de los 35.4 millones de latinos en Estados Unidos son protestantes, incluyendo 16 por ciento que se consideran a sí mismos como nacidos de nuevo o evangélicos, de acuerdo a una encuesta realizada en el 2013 por el Pew Research Center. Para la Trinity Broadcasting Network, […]

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May 22, 2015

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Girl Scouts Salute Military Through Operation Thin Mint

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Ten-year-old Girl Scout Jasmine Romero of Hillcrest was among top cookie sellers who took center stage aboard the USS Midway Museum during Girl Scouts San Diego’s 14th annual Operation Thin Mint® (OTM) Sendoff. Event highlights included live music, helicopter action, a rifle drill team, and an all-woman color guard representing the U.S. Air Force, Army, […]

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May 22, 2015

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Brick by Brick Campaign Begins

Memorial Day is fast approaching when we honor those who have paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedom. It is our opportunity to stop and give thanks for the many whohave died protect that freedom. One way to honor veterans is by purchasing a brick for installation at Chula Vista’s Veterans Park, a 12-acre […]

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May 22, 2015

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Immigration is important, but it is not the only issue!

Editorial: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made good news this past week with the immigrant community and immigration advocates. First, she announced that she wants to ensure that undocumented immigrants can gain full citizenship by reforming the patchwork system and limited protections President Obama put in place. Later, she announced the appointment of DREAMer Lorella Praeli […]

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May 22, 2015

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In Immigration Debate, Candidates Stake Ground but Miss Point

Commentary: By Angie Trudell Vasquez In election years, politicians toss out promises of immigration reform like candy. President Obama garnered enthusiastic support from immigrants and their families when he spoke about the Dreamers and the need for a path to citizenship and a less punitive approach to undocumented workers and their families. Then he turned […]

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May 22, 2015

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Pope Overlooks ‘Cultural Genocide’ In Canonizing Fray Junipero Serra

Commentary: By Mark R. Day Pope Francis’ confirmation of his plans to canonize Fray Junipero Serra in September has led Serra’s supporters to rejoice, but has ignited strong protests among some Native Californians who reiterate their claim that Serra oppressed their ancestors and was no saint. The pope made his case for Serra, founder of […]

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May 22, 2015

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Inmigración: Entre litigios, retractaciones y más promesas

Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings Se supone que este 19 de mayo arrancaría la implementación del programa de Acción Diferida para Padres de Ciudadanos y Residentes Permanentes (DAPA), pero en su lugar se aguarda a que los tribunales decidan el futuro de millones de indocumentados que se habrían beneficiado de esta iniciativa y de la ampliada […]

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May 22, 2015

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Tezozomoc Speaks

Tezozomoc Speaks

This just in, thanks to Robert Moreno at the Star News, the CV Ethics Commission has done a reversal on their original decision to stay out of the Steve Miesen appointment, and voted this week to send a letter to the State Attorney General, the Fair Political Practices Commission, and the District Attorney to see […]

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May 15, 2015

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Sweetwater School Board caught up in controversy!

Editorial: There is a saying that goes, “The more things change, the more they stay the same!” This saying applies to the Sweetwater Union High School District with their recent hiring of Moises Aguirre. Moises is related to board member Arturo Solis, and now receives a hefty salary of $176,770 annually. It surprises us that […]

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