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February 12, 2016

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Increase in Pedestrian Deaths Leads to Call for Safer Streets

By Alexandra Mendoza A regional nonprofit is asking the City of San Diego to take action in response to the 54 deaths, a 17% increase in comparison to the previous year, involving pedestrians and cyclists in San Diego streets last year,. Circulate San Diego’s “Vision Zero” strategy calls for better street design, safer sidewalks, and […]

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February 12, 2016

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El Papa Impredecible Llega a México

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El Papa Llega a México: Viernes 12 de Febrero 5:30 pm Hora Local. Por Katia López-Hodoyán El Papa Francisco inicia su viaje histórico en México, como el primer Papa Latinoamericano en visitar el país Azteca. México ya tiene bastante experiencia con visitas papales, pero expertos describen éste viaje en particular, como impredecible. La jornada del […]

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February 12, 2016

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Latinos Shut Out In Early Primaries

The first election contests in the presidential races can make or break campaigns, but the lack of racial and economic diversity leaves Latinos out in the cold. As we saw in last week’s Iowa caucuses and Tuesday’s primary in New Hampshire, presidential campaign fortunes can change quickly, breathing new life into some, and extinguishing the […]

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February 12, 2016

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State of Imperial Beach, “Absolutely Awesome”

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BY MARIO A. CORTEZ Introduced by San Diego Port Commissioner Dan Malcolm as being “the coolest Mayor in the country,” Serge Dedina gave his state of the city address to a capacity audience at the Boys and Girls Club Hall of Imperial Beach on Monday night. The mayor also presented awards to valuable members of […]

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February 12, 2016

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Piden Calles Más Seguras Ante Aumento de Muertes de Peatones

Piden Calles Más Seguras Ante Aumento de Muertes de Peatones

Por Alexandra Mendoza Un organismo civil busca que la ciudad de San Diego tome medidas luego de que el año pasado se registraron 54 muertes de ciclistas y peatones en las calles, un incremento del 17 por ciento en comparación del año anterior. El movimiento “Vision Zero” del grupo Circulate San Diego propone mejoras en […]

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February 12, 2016

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Increase in Pedestrian Deaths Leads to Call for Safer Streets

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By Alexandra Mendoza A regional nonprofit is asking the City of San Diego to take action in response to the 54 deaths, a 17% increase in comparison to the previous year, involving pedestrians and cyclists in San Diego streets last year,. Circulate San Diego’s “Vision Zero” strategy calls for better street design, safer sidewalks, and […]

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February 5, 2016

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Lori Saldaña Pone Interesante la Contienda por la Alcaldía de San Diego

Lori Saldaña Pone Interesante la Contienda por la Alcaldía de San Diego

Por Alexandra Mendoza Cuando parecía que el actual alcalde de San Diego tendría el camino libre para su reelección, la ex asambleísta de California, Lori Saldaña hizo oficial su intención de competir por el puesto. La también catedrática quien estuvo en la asamblea estatal de 2004 a 2010, llega a la contienda a poco menos […]

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February 12, 2016

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El Sazón Latino

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No cabe duda que las influencias Latinas corren por toda la ciudad de San Diego. Donde se siente más la influencia es en el escenario culinario. Con talento culinario de México hasta el sur de América, estos chefs latinos están calentando las cocinas de San Diego.     Chef Martin San Román de Dobson’s Bar […]

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February 12, 2016

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Jesse Navarro and His Legacy as a Public Servant

Jesse Navarro and His Legacy as a Public Servant

By Alexandra Mendoza For over 14 years, Jesse Navarro has been the Hispanic voice of the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office. You may have seen him on TV, read him in the newspaper, or heard him at one of the hundreds, maybe thousands, of informational talks he has given throughout the border region. His […]

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February 12, 2016

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California Latino Businessman Seeks U.S. Presidency

California Latino Businessman Seeks U.S. Presidency

By Estephania Baez Businessman Roque De La Fuente, known for his development and auto dealership businesses throughout the San Diego-Tijuana region, is the latest person to join the Democratic race for U.S. President. On October 1st, Rocky, as most people know him, submitted his nomination papers and positions himself as the best choice for those […]

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February 12, 2016

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Dirt Drops Off at Southwestern College

By Mario A. Cortez More than 36,000 cubic feet of dirt will be driven from a project site in downtown San Diego and dumped onto Southwestern College’s vacant lot on the corner of East H street and Otay Lakes Road. This process is the first step in laying down the foundation for the new Wellness […]

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February 12, 2016

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Presenta Grupo Danzoneros Exhibición de Danzón al Inaugurar Exposición ¨Trayectos¨

Vinculadas dos expresiones artísticas en este evento¨ Por Paco Zavala Al iniciar un nuevo ciclo anual las expectativas de organización y de trabajo para cualquier institución dinámica son muchas, una de las tantas actividades del Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura del Municipio de Tijuana fue inaugurar en la biblioteca Braulio Maldonado, dentro del ciclo […]

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February 12, 2016

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Empresario Latino de California Busca la Presidencia de Los Estados Unidos

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Por Estephania Baez El empresario Roque de la Fuente, reconocido por su éxito empresarial en la región Tijuana-San Diego, es el nuevo candidato demócrata para la presidencia. “Rocky” como es conocido comúnmente, se registró el primero de octubre de 2015 como precandidato y el asegura que logrará perfilarse como la mejor alternativa para quienes buscan […]

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February 12, 2016

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¡Reciba Asistencia Para Comprar Una Casa!

Este 4 y 5 de marzo Wells Fargo, líder bancario y uno de los prestamistas hipotecarios más grandes del país, traerá a San Diego su programa Neighborhood LIFT en donde el sueño de convertirse en propietario de una casa podría convertirse en realidad con una ayuda de hasta $7,500 para el pago inicial. El evento […]

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February 12, 2016

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Ford Otorgara Mas de $150,000 en Becas

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Los concesionarios Ford del condado de San Diego otorgarán una vez más $150,000 en becas a estudiantes del último año de preparatoria, así como un vehículo Ford nuevo. A cada becario se le otorgará una beca de $1000 a través del programa Salute to Education financiado por los concesionarios Ford del condado de San Diego. […]

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September 11, 2015

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We Remember 9-11!

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Editorial: Today’s publication date of La Prensa San Diego is 9-11! This date is forever seared into our minds with visions of the World Trade Center’s twin towers destruction by Boeing 767s. First one, then 18 minutes later, the second tower was hit by an airplane loaded with commercial passengers. Soon after, another jet airliner […]

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September 11, 2015

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How common core hurts English language learners

By José Luis Vilson When I was growing up, my family spoke mostly Spanish, but everyone at my school spoke English. Since my mother prioritized academic success over cultural acclimation for me, I found myself slowly abandoning Spanish. Taking Spanish as an elective in middle- and high school helped me make technical sense of the […]

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September 11, 2015

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The Deal with Iran is Part of a Larger Plan

By María Cardona One of the goals of the Obama Administration, when it comes to its international legacy, is to decrease the quantity of weapons and nuclear waste in the world. This was first seen through the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) between Russia and the United States in 2010, which aimed to cut in […]

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September 11, 2015

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Watching the GOP Carnival Pass By

We have to move forward no matter what Commentary: By Kat Avila We’ve been through these racist scenarios before–generation after generation. I am talking about this unreal spectacle that the Republican Party (GOP) presidential candidates are shoving in our faces. One or more GOP candidates want to build an isolationist and very expensive Great Wall […]

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September 11, 2015

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#LaughingWhileBlack another burden for people of color

By Elizabeth Ann Thompson The phenomenon of #DrivingWhileBlack has long been documented. The latest social media firestorm chronicles #LaughingWhileBlack. A group of 11 women belonging to a book club, 10 of whom were African-American, were kicked off a Napa Valley wine train in California for being too loud. Lisa Johnson and her fellow club members […]

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September 4, 2015

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Labor Day Celebration

Editorial: Labor Day in the U.S. is when we celebrate the working man and woman. The people who toil in the factories, the schools, the fields, in offices, the people who make America great. It is through the labor of hard-working men and women that America thrives, grows, and wealth is built. Putting aside the […]

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