Volume XXII Number 43 ~ October 30, 1998

 

Front Page Stories

Dias De Los Muertos - Celebrating Death

"The word `Death' is not pronounced in New York, in Paris, in London because it burns the lips. The Mexican in contrast, is familiar with death, jokes about, caresses it; it is one of his favorite toys and most steadfast love."

Octavio Paz

By Daniel Muñoz



Artist's renditon of an altar for Dias De Los Muertos, created by Jose Morales, on display at the Museum of Man.

It used to be that Dias De Los Muertos was strictly a Mexican holiday, celebrated south of the border. For most Mexican-Americans Halloween was as close as it came to celebrating the souls of the dead. But with growing cultural awareness, the desire to share in its heritage, and the fact that it just feels good to remember loved ones in a festive atmosphere, Dias De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is becoming more and more popular. To continue, click on the link.

Hispanics Supporting Davis In Governor's Race, Poll Show
By Scott Lindlaw

Millions of Dollars Being Spent In Battle Over Affirmative Action

Periodista Mexicano Asesinado En La Capital

Noticias de Mexico

Stories

National City Sailor Reflects on Hispanic Heritage During Observance
by Jason Emerson

SDSU Awarded $18 Million to Implement Educational Initiative With San Diego Schools

Lillian Gonzalez is the San Diego Blood Bank's New Center Donor Recruiter

Aguilera Joins National Hispanic Corporate Council As President & CEO


A Theatrical Benefit Tribute to Bill Virchis Planned November 7

Mariachi Workshop Festival November 13 and 14 at Southwestern
By Elizabeth Posadas

Community Notes:

Hispanic Radio Network/La Red Hispana
LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL
El Rodar y Rodar de una Triunfal Sierra Blanca

Editorials

Editorial:
Enough of Republican INTOLERANCE

Editorial:
Chula Vista School Board Race Raises Question Of Character

By Daniel L. Munoz

Voters Guide:
State Offices: Governor, Senator, Assembly

Voters Guide:
Local Municipalities, City of San Diego, Chula Vista, National City, La Mesa

Voters Guide:
School Districts: Boards and Trustess

Voters Guide:
Local and State Propostions



Etc. Etc. Etc.

Sporting news, reviews and other tid bits

Access Hollywood's Co-Host Giselle Fernandez to Lead Lineup at 11th Anniversary Se Habla Español Awards in Communications Gala


Calendar of Events

By Berenice Cisneros

Un Entrenador Muy Especial

Bullfight World...
by Lyn Sherwood
Reviewing the 1998 Tijuana Bullfight Season

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