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May 19, 2016

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Mayoral Candidates Present Ideas to Hispanic Groups

By Ana Gomez Salcido On Wednesday night, City of San Diego Mayoral candidates presented their stance on issues in an event organized by local Hispanic groups. The event organized by the Latino American Political Association (LAPA), Albondigas of South County, and the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was held at a Cuban restaurant […]

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May 20, 2016

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Atacan Violentamente a Miembro del Consulado General de México en San Diego

Atacan Violentamente a Miembro del Consulado General de México en San Diego

Atacan Violentamente a Miembro de Personal del Consulado General de México en San Diego Por Ana Gómez Salcido Un miembro del personal del Consulado General de México en San Diego fue atacado violentamente por un hombre anglosajón de 37 años. El caso fue clasificado como un crimen de odio, confirmó la Cónsul General en San […]

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May 20, 2016

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SD Mexican Consulate General Staffer Violently Attacked

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By  Ana Gómez Salcido A member of the Mexican Consulate General in San Diego was violently attacked by a 37-year old white man. The case was ruled as a hate crime according to San Diego Consul General Remedios Gomez Arnau. “I’m going to beat you you damn Mexican,” was what the assailant shouted at the […]

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May 20, 2016

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SD City Pensions May Have to Return

Headlines sell; but in politics, headlines sometimes sell voters a bill of goods that sounds like the solution to their problems, until the fix makes things even worse. Such may be the case with 2012’s Proposition B, championed back then as the cure for San Diego’s fiscal problems.  Prop B was a City Charter amendment […]

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May 20, 2016

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Mario Torero: El ‘Artivista’ que Dio Nueva Cara al Parque Chicano

Mario Torero: El ‘Artivista’ que Dio Nueva Cara al Parque Chicano

Por Alexandra Mendoza  No cualquiera recuerda fácilmente el día exacto en que descubrió su vocación, pero el artista Mario Torero, sí tiene este dato muy presente. El 1 de enero de 1970 el reconocido muralista estuvo cerca de la muerte. Al despertar de un coma, empezó a valorar muchos aspectos de su vida. Uno de […]

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May 20, 2016

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Mario Torero: The ‘Artivist’ Who Changed the Face of Chicano Park

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By Alexandra Mendoza While most people could not pinpoint the exact date in which they discovered their mission in life, Mario Torero remembers it very clearly. On January 1, 1970, the now-renowned muralist had a brush with death which left him in a coma. When he awoke from his ordeal, he started to assess many […]

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May 19, 2016

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California Insurance Coverage for Undocumented Children

California Insurance Coverage for Undocumented Children

Por Estaphania Baez  Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill, sponsored by State Senator Ricardo Lara, which makes California the first state in the United States to provide insurance coverage to undocumented children. “It has been a two-year effort that will finally provide medical insurance to undocumented children. The Governor just granted the budget, which […]

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May 20, 2016

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Atacan Violentamente a Miembro del Consulado General de México en San Diego

Atacan Violentamente a Miembro del Consulado General de México en San Diego

Atacan Violentamente a Miembro de Personal del Consulado General de México en San Diego Por Ana Gómez Salcido Un miembro del personal del Consulado General de México en San Diego fue atacado violentamente por un hombre anglosajón de 37 años. El caso fue clasificado como un crimen de odio, confirmó la Cónsul General en San […]

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May 20, 2016

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SD Mexican Consulate General Staffer Violently Attacked

Edificio Consulado General MEX en SD 2015

By  Ana Gómez Salcido A member of the Mexican Consulate General in San Diego was violently attacked by a 37-year old white man. The case was ruled as a hate crime according to San Diego Consul General Remedios Gomez Arnau. “I’m going to beat you you damn Mexican,” was what the assailant shouted at the […]

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May 20, 2016

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San Diego Celebra Dia de la Bicicleta al Trabajo

San Diego Celebra Dia de la Bicicleta al Trabajo

Por Ana Gómez Salcido  Con 101 paradas, el Día de la Bicicleta al Trabajo fue celebrado en San Diego este viernes 20 de mayo. “El año pasado, más de 9,000 personas se registraron por medio de iCommute San Diego”, dijo Hector Vanegas, Gerente de Programas de Frontera de la Asociación de Gobiernos del Condado de […]

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May 20, 2016

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San Diego Bikes to Work Today

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By Ana Gomez Salcido Friday May 20th is Bike to Work Day in San Diego, this Friday. This year, participation is expected to establish a new participation record. “Last year, more than 9,000 people registered through iCommute San Diego,” said SANDAG’s Borders Program Manager, Hector Vanegas. “We want to break that record this year, and […]

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May 20, 2016

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Two Remarkable Women

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By Mimi Pollack When I was in my twenties, one of my favorite books was “Meetings with Remarkable Men” by George Gurdjieff. Today, I had my meeting with two remarkable women, Deborah Szekely and Vivian Blackstone. Szkeley just turned 94 years old, Blackstone will be 88 this summer. When I remarked that I thought they […]

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May 20, 2016

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Out Around Town – May 20, 2016

Sanders and (Bill) Clinton Both Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton will be visiting San Diego this weekend. Sanders will hold a rally at Kimball Park in National City on Saturday at 7:30pm, and at Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista on Sunday at 2:00pm.  Former President Bill Clinton will host a rally at Bonita […]

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May 20, 2016

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SD City Pensions May Have to Return

Headlines sell; but in politics, headlines sometimes sell voters a bill of goods that sounds like the solution to their problems, until the fix makes things even worse. Such may be the case with 2012’s Proposition B, championed back then as the cure for San Diego’s fiscal problems.  Prop B was a City Charter amendment […]

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May 20, 2016

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Yalla Celebrates Fundraiser Luncheon

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By Ana Gomez Salcido  Removing barriers for refugees and immigrant youth in San Diego was the goal of the Yalla Fundraising Luncheon, held at the Hall of Champions on Thursday, May 19. Yalla, which means, “let’s go” in Arabic, is a nonprofit in San Diego that combines the promise of education and the passion of […]

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May 20, 2016

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Out Around Town – May 20, 2016

Sanders and (Bill) Clinton Both Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton will be visiting San Diego this weekend. Sanders will hold a rally at Kimball Park in National City on Saturday at 7:30pm, and at Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista on Sunday at 2:00pm.  Former President Bill Clinton will host a rally at Bonita […]

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May 20, 2016

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SD City Pensions May Have to Return

Headlines sell; but in politics, headlines sometimes sell voters a bill of goods that sounds like the solution to their problems, until the fix makes things even worse. Such may be the case with 2012’s Proposition B, championed back then as the cure for San Diego’s fiscal problems.  Prop B was a City Charter amendment […]

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May 13, 2016

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Out Around Town – May 13, 2016

Faulconer Likes Hickey Not surprisingly, SD Mayor Kevin Faulconer has endorsed Robert Hickey, the only Republican in the race for City Attorney. Hickey’s favored to make the runoff in November against one of two leading challengers; former Ethics Commission Chairman Gil Cabrera, and SD Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos, both Democrats. Cabrera has been endorsed by […]

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May 6, 2016

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Republicans Let the Inmate Run the Asylum

A new political reality has set in: Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the November election. Conventional political wisdom didn’t predict this would happen. At the beginning of this election cycle last year, not many professional politicians or commentators thought Trump could make it past the likes […]

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May 5, 2016

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A la Porra con Ellos

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Por León Bravo  Un recorrido por los años mozos del fútbol mexicano, me llevó a conocer la historia de cómo y dónde surgieron los dos cánticos de guerra más populares dentro de este deporte. En la década de los 50′s nace en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, el grito de apoyo que se entona […]

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April 29, 2016

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PERSPECTIVE: Chula Vista Political Residency Is An Overreach

Another minor political dust-up in the South Bay has turned into a fake constitutional crisis that is much to do about nothing. Again. South Bay candidates are engaged in a new sort of turf war now that Chula Vista City Council races will be voted on by districts rather than by all voters in the […]

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