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April 29, 2016

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Chicano Park Celebrates 46 Years

Chicano Park Celebrates 46 Years By Ana Gomez Salcido (Photograph by Mario A. Cortez) After a series of struggles in the Barrio Logan community, the proposed construction of a California Highway Patrol station in 1970 was the last straw for neighborhood residents and eventually lead to the construction of Chicano Park, which celebrated its 46th […]

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April 25, 2016

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Celebran 46 Años Del Parque Chicano

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Por Ana Gómez Salcido Fotografia por Mario A. Cortez Con danzas aztecas, ballet folklórico, mariachi y comida mexicana, se celebraron los 46 años del día del Parque Chicano, este 23 de abril. En 1970, se adquirió el espacio ubicado bajo el puente de Coronado luego de que la comunidad de Barrio Logan luchó por un […]

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April 22, 2016

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More U.S. Citizens Cross Through San Ysidro Pedestrian Port of Entry

More U.S. Citizens Cross Through San Ysidro Pedestrian Port of Entry

By Ana Gomez Salcido More U.S. citizens cross through the San Ysidro Pedestrian Port of Entry compared to five years ago, according to a new survey by the South County Economic Development Council, released this Friday. In 2011, 38 percent of the travelers that crossed through the San Ysidro Pedestrian Port of Entry were U.S. citizens, […]

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April 29, 2016

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Floating in Machu Picchu

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By Katia Lopez Hodoyan I never imagined I’d be inside a cloud, walking around one of the seven modern wonders of the world. The high Andes mountains seem to be breathing, but they’re not quite ready to wake up yet. The thick white fog is the mountain’s blanket and it’s not prepared to start the […]

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April 29, 2016

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Flotando en Machu Picchu

Flotando en Machu Picchu

Por Katia Lopez-Hodoyan   Nunca imaginé estar prácticamente dentro de una nube, caminando en una de las siete nuevas maravillas del mundo. Las montañas de Machu Picchu parecen respirar, pero siguen dormidas. La neblina gruesa se ha convertido en una cobija que tampoco está lista para empezar el día, son las 6:00 de la mañana […]

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April 29, 2016

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Residentes de Chula Vista Piden Enmienda sobre Candidatos en Distritos

Por Ana Gómez Salcido Un grupo de 25 residentes del distrito 4 de Chula Vista,  se reunieron a las afueras del Cabildo de la Ciudad, para pedir que se incorpore una enmienda en los estatutos sobre los Candidatos a Regidores de la Ciudad. “Estoy horrorizada por tener a un candidato que ha vivido en el […]

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April 29, 2016

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Patty Chávez: Trabajando Con Proposito

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Por Katia Lopez-Hodoyan No hay muchas personas que puedan decir que se apasionan por su trabajo, pero Patty Chávez es una de las afortunadas. A Patty le encanta su trabajo y se nota. Ella trabaja para South Bay Community Services, como Directora de Comunicación y Asuntos Exteriores.  Una de sus responsabilidades es dar a conocer […]

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April 29, 2016

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Floating in Machu Picchu

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By Katia Lopez Hodoyan I never imagined I’d be inside a cloud, walking around one of the seven modern wonders of the world. The high Andes mountains seem to be breathing, but they’re not quite ready to wake up yet. The thick white fog is the mountain’s blanket and it’s not prepared to start the […]

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April 29, 2016

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Flotando en Machu Picchu

Flotando en Machu Picchu

Por Katia Lopez-Hodoyan   Nunca imaginé estar prácticamente dentro de una nube, caminando en una de las siete nuevas maravillas del mundo. Las montañas de Machu Picchu parecen respirar, pero siguen dormidas. La neblina gruesa se ha convertido en una cobija que tampoco está lista para empezar el día, son las 6:00 de la mañana […]

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April 29, 2016

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Abril: Mes de la Concientización Para Conductores Distraídos

Por Mario A. Cortez El Consejo Nacional de la Seguridad de los Estados Unidos (NSC, por sus siglas en inglés) El Consejo Nacional de la Seguridad de los Estados Unidos “NSC”,  publicó los hallazgos de un estudio sobre manejar con distractores, y en reconocimiento al mes de la concientización de conductores distraídos. Los resultados son […]

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April 29, 2016

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Patty Chávez: Trabajando Con Proposito

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Por Katia Lopez-Hodoyan No hay muchas personas que puedan decir que se apasionan por su trabajo, pero Patty Chávez es una de las afortunadas. A Patty le encanta su trabajo y se nota. Ella trabaja para South Bay Community Services, como Directora de Comunicación y Asuntos Exteriores.  Una de sus responsabilidades es dar a conocer […]

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April 29, 2016

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Terminó con Éxito el Festival de Jazz ‘Chinto Mendoza’ en su Edición 2016

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Por  Paco Zavala    En el Estado de Baja California, todos los  aficionados a la música,  conocen al prolífico Maestro Jacinto ¨Chinto¨ Mendoza, mentor musical de muchísimas generaciones dedicadas a cultivar este bellísimo arte. El Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, con sede en Mexicali fue el organizador de esta X Edición de tan importante […]

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April 29, 2016

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Local Safety Teams Prepare for Maritime Emergencies

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By Mario A. Cortez  Over the span of the past week, local and federal law enforcement agencies conducted maritime threat drills on San Diego Bay. On Wednesday, April 27, the combined forces showed off a collaborative exercise on board the Hornblower Inspiration vessel, regularly used for gala dinners and party cruises. Wednesday’s drills began at […]

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April 29, 2016

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Bill to Protect Janitors from Sexual Assault Approved

By Alexandra Mendoza   A bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) seeks to protect janitorial workers who work late at night, making them targets for sexual harassment and assault. Last year’s “Rape on the Night Shift” investigative journalism series by PBS’s Frontline shed light on the dangers faced by the thousands of  […]

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April 29, 2016

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Arranca Iniciativa para Nuevo Estadio

Arranca Iniciativa para Nuevo Estadio

Por Mario A. Cortez El sábado por la mañana, miles de aficionados de los Chargers de San Diego se reunieron en donde se propone construir un estadio y centro de convenciones para inaugurar su campaña de firmas y poner el destino de este proyecto en las manos del electorado a través de una iniciativa ciudadana. […]

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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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April 22, 2016

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La Prensa San Diego Moves to Barrio Logan!

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Barrio Logan has been home to the Mexican-American and Chicano community for over 100 years, and its where La Prensa San Diego recently moved to be closer to roots of San Diego’s Latino community. A lot has changed since the first edition of La Prensa San Diego in 1976. 40 years ago, there were no […]

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April 22, 2016

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PERSPECTIVE: We Celebrate Chicano Park’s 46 Years

San Diego’s iconic murals and plaza near the Coronado Bridge continue to not only remind us, but also inspire us, to celebrate our history and continue to move our community forward. Chicano Park, as we all know, is the collection of murals, public art, and gathering spaces in Barrio Logan in what has, in recent […]

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April 22, 2016

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Out Around Town – April 22, 2016

Out Around Town – April 22, 2016

CHICANO PARK PARTY Join in celebrating the 46th Anniversary of Chicano Park this Saturday, April 23rd, from 10am to 5pm. Enjoy traditional music and dancers, food and craft vendors, lowriders on display, and community speakers. Read more about the history of Chicano Park in this week’s Perspective. And remember that the Park is more than […]

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April 22, 2016

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La Prensa San Diego Regresa a Barrio Logan!

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Ilustracion por Andy Avina ( Instagram @4ndy4vin4) Barrio Logan ha sido el hogar de la comunidad mexicoamericana y la comunidad chicana por más de 100 años, y es a donde La Prensa San Diego se ha mudado para estar más cerca de las raíces de la comunidad latina de San Diego. Mucho ha cambiado desde […]

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April 15, 2016

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Duncan Hunter Exposed How Politicians Use OPM

The concept of using other people’s money, or OPM, is the goal of most businesses to leverage their capital, but in politics, it seems to be the law of the land. This week it was revealed that El Cajon Congressman Duncan Hunter used his campaign credit card for personal expenses exceeding $12,000, including expenses for […]

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