A Short Story
The Man and the Serpent
By Heriberto Escamilla
This is a story of a man that lived many years ago. It came to me the other night in the form of a dream. The story repeated itself in my head several times and each time, another piece was added until it was complete, save for the name of the man. Perhaps if you pay attention to his actions and his words you can help me give him a name. You all have ear and eyes. You can see and can also decide for yourselves whether or not this story is true.
Érase una vez California: Las leyendas de las Californias cobran vida en los “cuenta cuentos” de Ursula Tania Cabeza de Vaca
Luis Alonso Pérez
Las Californias componen una región con una gran riqueza cultural. Por siglos las tribus indígenas nativas como los K’miai, Paipai y Kiliwas han preservado su legado cultural y sus tradiciones de forma oral, transmitiendo sus conocimientos de generación a generación.
California Heritage in Dance: The Legend of Josefa
In 1976, Maxine Mahon, CBC Director, inaugurated the California Heritage Project. The Project features California its history, composers, artists, and its dancers, with ballet stories drawn from historical narratives of San Diego and California.
The Digital Art Guild of San Diego presents “Without Limits: A Latin American Slant”
The Expressions of Mexico Gallery provides a wealth of perspectives of what is Mexican and Latin American in art.
Sara Valenzuela redefines her music
To perform at Chula Vista’s Over The Border
By Francisco Ciriza
In the nineties, Mexican singer Sara Valenzuela made a name for herself fronting the alternative rock pioneering group, La Dosis. The funk-based alternative outfit recorded a handful of albums for Sony, but, sensing a need for a change in direction, Valenzuela ultimately left the group. However, the ensuing hiatus was short lived and upon her return, Valenzuela sought not to rediscover her musical inclinations, but rather to redefine them.
“Walkout,” a film about Chicano/a student protests in 1968, will screen May 10 at USD as part of Chávez celebration
Walkout (2006), a film based on the true story of a walkout by Chicano/a students in Los Angeles schools in 1968 to protest unequal treatment, will be screened at 7 p.m. May 10 in Center Hall, Room 105, at the University of California, San Diego.
Regresarán 3 leyendas del rock
Por Alma Delia Martínez Cobián
Originalmente iba a estar el maestro de maestros Javier Bátiz quien por cierto en este año cumple medio siglo de carrera artística, pero un compromiso adquirido con anterioridad no se lo permitió
Casa de Salud Teen Center to be Renamed in Honor of Civic Leader Manuel Portillo
The Casa de Salud Teen Center will be rededicated on Saturday, May 6, 2006 as the Manuel Portillo Youth Center. The ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. at 1408 Harding Avenue in National City.
Zumaya in the Show with Tigers
By John Philip Wyllie
Four short years ago, Joel Zumaya was the star pitcher for his high school team, the Bonita Vista Barons. He is a bit bigger now, standing 6’3” and weighing in at 210 pounds and he is still pitching, but now he brings the heat on behalf of the Detroit Tigers.
Molina Part of the Montgomery Tradition
By John Philip Wyllie
Under the leadership of Manny Hermosillo, Montgomery High School’s baseball program has become one of the winningest teams in San Diego County. Players such as Sergio Mitre and Oscar Robles have advanced to the major leagues and several others are now plying their trade in the minors. Despite the fact that the Aztecs are in the midst of a rebuilding season and missing from this year’s elite Top Ten, Hermosillo is still producing quality players. One of them is senior Edgar Molina.