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July 18, 2014

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Buenos Aires Still Happy After Argentine World Cup Loss

Por Berenice Taboada Díaz

`Goal of Mario Götze made it Germany 1, Argentina 0. After 113 minutes of the two teams playing to a stalemate, the end the World Cup was at hand! “Yuk … the Germans will win.” Ten minutes later, the defeat was final. A whole generation of Argentina’s waiting for that elusive World Cup win, an entire generation that, to this point, had never seen their team get to a semi-final much less the final, only to be completely disappointed!
I decided to start walking around the main venues of the city to see in the faces of my countrymen if they reflected the same sensation that this loss had on me. Surprisingly, most of Argentine faces didn´t reflect sadness but joy, honor, pride. Faces painted in light blue and white, kids smiling, Albiceleste´s flags everywhere, young boisterous crowds and families in the streets, cheering for the team, waving at the cars, which were profusely honking as they drove downtown celebrating, singing our most famous hit, “Brazil decime qué se siente tener en casa a tu papá” (“Brazil, tell me how it feels to have your Daddy in your house?”, literally) or the national anthem. Unbelievable!

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July 22, 2014

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Southwestern College to Auction Surplus Items

CHULA VISTA – Hundreds of surplus items, including office equipment, building supplies, vehicles and classroom equipment, are up for auction this week at Southwestern College. Working with CalAuctions, the college has placed the items online for viewing and bidding. All items are also available for physical inspection on Wednesday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to […]

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July 9, 2014

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Sergio Romero pone a Argentina en la final del Maracaná

Argentina gano por penaltys a Holanda

SÃO PAULO, 09 de Julio ­_RAM_  El arquero de la selección de Argentina, Sergio Romero, detuvo dos penaltis a Holanda (2-4) y llevó a la Albiceleste a la final del Mundial, en la que se medirá a Alemania, después de que ambas selecciones acabasen los 120 minutos sin goles. Ni Leo Messi, ni Arjen Robben. […]

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Latest From Featured

July 18, 2014

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Women Play Soccer Too

Perspective: By Ann Marie Hager Al Día With all the hype around this weekend’s knock-out rounds of the World Cup, did you know that what we refer to worldwide as the World Cup is actually the Men’s World Cup and that the Women’s World Cup is next year in Canada? As a soccer fan, player […]

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July 18, 2014

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Workers celebrate, businesses oppose San Diego’s minimum wage increase

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By Pablo J. Sáinz This week, San Diego became the largest city in the United States to pass a minimum wage hike and earned sick days policy, but workers’ groups say it is not enough while business-owners say it is too much. During the Monday, July 14th, San Diego City Council meeting, the city council […]

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July 18, 2014

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Trabajadores celebran, empresarios se oponen al incremento al salario mínimo en SD

Por Pablo J. Sáinz Esta semana, San Diego se convirtió en la ciudad más grande de Estados Unidos en aprobar un incremento al salario mínimo y en el número de días de enfermedad, pero algunos grupos de trabajadores dicen que no es suficiente mientras que empresarios dicen que es demasiado. Durante la junta del Cabildo […]

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July 11, 2014

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McDonald’s Elige Artista Local Durante Mundial

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Por Geneva Gámez-Vallejo Para los aficionados al fútbol, el fervor del mundial es un fenómeno que se vive cada cuatro años de manera casi obsesiva. Mientras el mundo del aficionado se detiene y la expresión más deseada a escuchar por su equipo es ¡Gol! el mundo del consumismo no para, al contrario, aprovecha cada instante […]

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Latest From Stories

July 18, 2014

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Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land

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By Eliana Alcaraz Esparza On this particular Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera felt happy as a “King.” It was on this day his much-anticipated single, “El Rey de los Borrachos” was to be released. He had been signing pre-sold CDs for days and today was the day they would officially ship […]

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July 18, 2014

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Dancing After School: Improving children’s lives through dance

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By Pablo J. Sáinz When Walter Meneses started dancing salsa professionally already as an adult more than 20 years ago, he began to see positive changes in his life. He was healthier, with more energy, and his attitude towards life changed completely for the best. Throughout the years, he started thinking how his life would […]

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July 18, 2014

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Dancing After School: Mejorando las vidas de los niños a través del baile

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Cuando Walter Meneses comenzó a bailar salsa profesionalmente ya como adulto hace más de 20 años, comenzó a ver cambios positivos en su vida. Estaba más saludable, con más energía y su actitud hacía la vida cambió completamente para lo mejor. A través de los años, comenzó a pensar cómo su […]

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July 18, 2014

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The Drones of Mexico

Frontera NorteSur Whether legally or illegally, more drones are piercing Mexican airspace. Joining Tijuana in the club of drones, Chihuahua state is expected to deploy the technology soon for law enforcement purposes. Chihuahua State Prosecutor Jorge Gonzalez Nicolas told the local press this month that his agency has acquired four drones which will be assigned […]

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July 18, 2014

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Ejecutar o No Ejecutar…

México del Norte Por Jorge Mújica Murias “Ejecutivo” en alguien que ejecuta, aunque suene feo. Ejecutar es llevar algo a cabo, actuar para que algo que algo suceda, y otras definiciones más albureras que no viene mucho al caso. El Presidente de Estados Unidos (y cualquier presidente de cualquier país del mundo) es, por obviedad, […]

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July 18, 2014

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El sueño americano es una pesadilla

LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL El Soporte Informativo Para Millones de Hispanos Por Luisa Fernanda Montero Somos una aldea global, y a pesar de que el concepto está claro hace mucho, en la práctica, al parecer no nos damos cuenta. Pero vamos por partes. La crisis humanitaria generada por el éxodo masivo de niños y adolescentes de […]

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July 11, 2014

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Our Children: Thoughts from #Murrieta

We need children to remind us sometimes to be adults and to be an adult is to be brave, and mature By Rick Najera I’m in Murrieta, California, ground zero in the immigration debate. I’m watching hundreds of protestors and supporters at a hastily called town hall meeting at the local high school. Police surround […]

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July 11, 2014

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Eventos de degustación de vino y cocteles para disfrutar el verano en San Diego

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Por Citlalli Rodríguez Este verano “The Cohn Restaurant Group” ofrece a la comunidad de San Diego la oportunidad por medio de tres interesantes eventos de tener un acercamiento con expertos internacionales sobre la procedencia, elaboración y degustación de bebidas comúnmente consumidas en bares y restaurantes, siendo su origen en diferentes países de América Latina. El […]

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Latest From Editorial and Commentary

July 18, 2014

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Mayor Faulconer needs to live up to his promises

Editorial: As a newspaper a lot of press releases cross our desk informing us of the current events, national happenings, public policy, etcetera. Lately, we have been seeing a lot of press releases announcing newly completed bikeways in San Diego. Many come have come with a hefty price tag, such as the Mission Valley bike […]

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July 18, 2014

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No Humanitarianism in $3.7 Billion for Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

Commentary: By Maegan Ortiz New America Media When President Obama announced last week that he was going to take executive action on immigration because immigration reform in Congress was dead and because of the tens of thousands of Central American unaccompanied minors just then arriving at our border, many non-profits heard something different than what […]

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July 18, 2014

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Immigration reform could enable soldiers to serve

Commentary: By Maj. Gen. Antonio M. Taguba (ret) For my father and me, as for many thousands of Filipinos who have served in the U.S. armed forces, one of our major contributions to this country was our military service. My father fought in World War II in the Philippines, as a private in the Philippine […]

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July 18, 2014

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La doble moral

Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings Enmendar o no enmendar. Esa es la pregunta. La Ley de 2008 de Protección a Víctimas de Tráfico de Personas está al centro del debate político para encarar la crisis de los niños migrantes. Dicha ley concede protecciones legales y humanitarias a menores migrantes de países que no tienen frontera con […]

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July 18, 2014

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Repercusión del voto latino

Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, Ph.D. A pocos meses de las elecciones intermedias en Estados Unidos, las estrategias de los partidos políticos ya tienen una fisonomía clara. Los republicanos saben lo que buscan y tienen muy claro lo que quieren; lo mismo que los demócratas. Los dos partidos políticos están encaminados en un dominio pleno del […]

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July 18, 2014

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Tezozomoc Speaks

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Quite a few folks pretty upset over the recent comments made by Enrique Morones when he threw community activist under the bus. In a recent UT interview praising the Border Patrol for their “compassion” with the recent children influx, Morones, never one to turn down an interview opportunity, stated: “Some people, for the first time, […]

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