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January 30, 2015

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New HP computers “a blessing” for Barrio Logan students

By Pablo J. Sáinz

Students at a Logan Heights college-preparation program will soon have state-of-the-art computers thanks to a donation from information technologycorporation Hewlett-Packard (HP).

In the next few weeks, Barrio Logan College Institute will receive 50 personal and laptop computers from HP as part of their seven-year old collaboration.

Of the 50 computers, 25 PCs will be used by students, 10 laptops will be for BLCI office staff, and the remaining 15 laptops will be available to high school seniors, who until recentlyhad to share eight PCs.

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January 31, 2015

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Club Tijuana extends steak with 4-2 win vs. Morella

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LIGA MX 2015 Clausura Week 4 TIJUANA – (Jan. 30, 2015) Club Tijuana continued its winning streak Friday night. The Xoloitzcuintles (Xolos) beat visiting Monarcas Morelia 4-2 in a Week 4 match of the LIGA MX Friday night at Estadio Caliente. It was the Xoloitzcuintles third-straight 2015 Clausura LIGA MX win, helping coach Daniel Guzman’s […]

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January 28, 2015

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Visiting Club Tijuana Beats Necasa 3-1 in Copa MX Action

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Guido, Villegas and Martin score in Second Leg match   AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico (Jan. 27, 2015) –Alejandro Guido, Edgar Villegas and Henry Martin scored in a Club Tijuana 3-1 win against host Necaxa in the second leg of a home-and-home series of a Copa MX match Tuesday night. The win gives the Xoloitzcuintles (2-0-0, seven points) […]

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January 30, 2015

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Nuevas computadoras HP “una bendición” para estudiantes de Barrio Logan

Por Pablo J. Sáinz Los estudiantes en un programa de preparación para la universidad en Barrio Logan pronto tendrán computadoras modernas gracias a un donativo de la compañía tecnológica Hewlett-Packard (HP). En las siguientes semanas, Barrio Logan College Institute recibirá 50 computadoras personales y portátiles de HP como parte de una colaboración que han mantenido […]

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January 30, 2015

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The treaty that gave America a ‘legal’ land grabbing license

By Andy Porras It may have been the biggest American Land Grab since the coming of Columbus. And for those early Spanish-speaking inhabitants of California, for example, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was as good as the countless of Indian Treaties the U.S. issued. In other words, to quote a Native American of the day, […]

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January 30, 2015

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SD Latino Film Festival selects this year’s poster

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By Pablo J. Sáinz Latin American film is popular even in far away countries across the Atlantic Ocean. Macedonia, for example. No wonder the winner of the 22nd San Diego Latino Film Festival poster competition, graphic designer and artist Zoran Cardula, is from that southeastern European country. The winner was announced during the film festival´s […]

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January 30, 2015

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Festival de Cine Latino de SD selecciona póster de este año

Por Pablo J. Sáinz El cine latinoamericano es popular incluso en países lejanos al otro lado del Océano Atlántico. Macedonia, por ejemplo. No es sorpresa entonces que el ganador de la competencia de pósters del 22 Festival de Cine Latino de San Diego, el diseñador gráfico y el artista Zoran Cardula, sea de ese país, […]

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January 30, 2015

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Ayotzinapa Calls for Mexico’s Transformation

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By Alfredo Acedo They lost the bet, those who counted on the movement fizzling out at the end of the year. The government failed in its attempt to bury the case. Efforts to cast the tragedy into the pit of oblivion came up against the persistence of collective memory and shared outrage. On January 26, […]

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January 30, 2015

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Father Serra, A Real Saint or Merely A European Colonialist

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By Jimmy Franco Sr. Pope Francis has recently proposed the canonization of Father Junipero Serra into sainthood based upon his missionary work in colonial Mexico and the colony of Alta California. Normally, the process of canonization to achieve sainthood within the Catholic Church requires two ‘verified’ miracles. Serra has previously been credited with one by […]

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January 30, 2015

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El Frente Cívico Michoacano y su apoyo a los migrantes

Por Abel Astorga Morales Desde finales del año 2014 empezó a gestarse en el estado mexicano de Michoacán el Frente Cívico Social de Michoacán, en el que se aglutinan diversos sindicatos y grupos sociales, para acumular todo el descontento que existe en ese estado sobre los dirigentes de todos los partidos y todos los niveles […]

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January 30, 2015

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Conmemoran el XVII Aniversario del Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura

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Por Paco Zavala Han transcurrido 17 años de haberse realizado la apertura del Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura de Tijuana, espacio creado para cubrir la concertación y el enlace entre gobierno y sociedad para impulsar la creación y participar en el proceso cultural de las comunidades ávidas de saborear el néctar delicioso del arte […]

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January 30, 2015

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Inaugurará El Colef el mural Ancestros, de Álvaro Blancarte, en “El Chaparral”

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“Ancestros/Tipei Ñakor Yaak”, la obra mural más reciente del pintor sinaloense radicado en Baja California, Álvaro Blancarte, ubicada en el cruce fronterizo de “El Chaparral” será inaugurada el próximo 10 de febrero, en el marco de la celebración del Gran México. El mural, que resalta distintas figuras representativas del pasado del territorio transfronterizo, es una […]

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January 30, 2015

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San Diego Chargers Ladies Club Contributes to Casa de Amparo’s Holiday Success

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During the 2014 holiday season, the San Diego Chargers Ladies Club visited Casa de Amparo to learn about its programs and the trauma of child abuse and neglect. Soon after the visit, members from the Club signed up to participate in Casa de Amparo’s 12th Annual Holiday Drive, which took place throughout December. “As an […]

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January 30, 2015

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Community Notes:

Arts and Culture Grants Available For Events in Southeastern San Diego The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (JCNI) will be providing Cultural Celebrations & Performances Grants (CCPG) through a competitive grant process to nonprofits for activities taking place on the Jacobs Center campus from July 2015 to June 2016. Activities must promote the sharing and […]

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January 23, 2015

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Lopez Obrador Back on the Battlefield

By Kent Paterson Like an old warhorse that won’t surrender, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is back on the battlefield. On a national tour connected to the 2015 mid-term elections, the two-time presidential candidate (2006 and 2012) is once again criss-crossing Mexico with his message of hope and change. This year, however, Lopez Obrador is on […]

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January 30, 2015

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Obama’s Tuition-Free Proposal Could Be Transformative

Guest Editorial: By Sarah Labadie President Obama’s proposal in his State of the Union address for tuition-free community college could change millions of lives. In my job, I fight to protect the funding for Illinois’ financial aid program, MAP. I hear stories from low-wage working women who want to earn a degree that would help […]

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January 30, 2015

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Top Latino Priorities for the 114th Congress

Commentary: By Hector E. Sanchez As a coalition of 39 preeminent Latino organizations, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) seeks to influence public policy to ensure that Latino interests are taken into account at the national level. This is an important time to reflect on what the Latino advocacy community believes Congress should accomplish and […]

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January 30, 2015

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Francotirador o asesino americano

Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, Ph.D. La película sobre la vida Chris Kyle, francotirador de la Naval norteamericana, es una de las más taquilleras de la temporada y también una de las más controversiales del momento. ¿Quién es Chris Kyle? ¿Es un héroe o un asesino desalmado? De acuerdo a la perspectiva que propone el director […]

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January 30, 2015

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El caos republicano

Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings Llámele como quiera: caos, desmadre, despelote, revolú, quilombo, follón, pero lo que está claro es que el ascenso republicano al poder no ha sido tan simple como muchos anticipaban y la guerra civil que libra ese partido por su esencia y su futuro es un espectáculo a la vista de todos. […]

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January 30, 2015

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Deported Youth Feel Forgotten In Mexico

By Mónica Ortiz Uribe Fronteras Desk MEXICO CITY — There’s been a lot of debate lately about President Barack Obama’s executive action that will grant legal status to some undocumented immigrants. It builds upon an earlier program that aided young immigrants brought here illegally as children. But some young people were deported before they could […]

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January 23, 2015

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Which Steve Miesen will you get?

Guest Editorial: By Jill Galvez If property owners in the City of Chula Vista have a problem with their trash collection, they can call Steve Miesen. Steve Miesen has the authority to resolve their situations. But which Steve Miesen would they be calling? Would they be calling Steve Miesen, the recently appointed (not elected) Chula […]

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