Tag Archives: Barrio Logan

La Lucha for Justice

August 21, 2015

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Barrio Logan: By Elena Victoria Marques This week I’ll be starting with a somber but imperative event announcement, coming Wednesday August 26, marking 11 months since the mass kidnapping of the 43 students of the Escuela Rural Normal of Ayotzinapa. As I’m sure most people who know me already, know I am heavily involved in […]

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An exciting weekend of art, culture, and family in Barrio Logan

August 7, 2015

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Barrio Logan: By Elena Victoria Marques This week, with much pleasure, I will be talking about the “Chikle & Selina Show” at Chicano Art Gallery, one of my favorite places in the Barrio. I have had the honor of knowing and showing with Chikle & Selina for a little over five years now, a married […]

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Fridas everywhere!

July 24, 2015

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Barrio Logan: By Elena Victoria Marques “I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.” – Frida Kahlo A quote perhaps more true then she realized, leaving us all with her grand presence over 60 years after her death. She is […]

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Comic Con has nothing over Chicano Con

July 10, 2015

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Barrio Logan By Elena Victoria Marques Comic Con has Arrived….and with it, even more exciting…the first ever CHICANO CON. Let’s talk about Chicano Con. Let’s talk about Comic Con. Barrio Logan, on the outskirts of downtown, has often been completely ignored by the comic con crowd and the festivities associated with it, despite housing one […]

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Barrio Logan

June 26, 2015

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  By Elena Victoria Marquez Today I spoke on Radio Pulso del Barrio (radiopulsodebarrio.org), on “El Daily Justice”, a radio a show that takes place once a week at 5:30 pm every Monday with Mark Lane and Vanessa Ceceña, which talks about global issues and movements not only within our community but globally as well. […]

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Barrio Logan

June 12, 2015

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With Jacki Geary and Ricardo Islas at La Bodega Gallery & Studios

By Elena Marques Artists have a massive responsibility to their community. Art is history, the history of the people…because art has the power to capture more then words. Its ethereal and real at the same time, depicts moments in history, frozen in time. It is preservation of culture. I spoke with Victor Ochoa this week, […]

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Barrio Logan

May 29, 2015

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Editor’s Note: The arts, political tone, and community in general of Barrio Logan is changing, slowly but surely. Some of the visible changes is the infusion of the new cultural centers, breweries, coffee shops, and an emerging youthful energy that is helping the area to become a different and exciting place to be. Recognizing these […]

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Nuevo Centro de Trabajadores Se Abre en Barrio Logan

January 23, 2015

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Por Nelson Gamio Los trabajadores jornaleros en San Diego no tendrán pronto que pararse en las esquinas para buscar empleo. Esto porque un Nuevo centro de trabajo se abrirá en el Barrio Logan, lunes, el 26 de Enero, y servirá como un centro que les ayudara a conseguir trabajo y entrenamientos para jornaleros, trabajadoras de […]

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Logan Heights Branch Library celebrates 100 years of service

January 2, 2015

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By Pablo J. Sáinz During his childhood in Barrio Logan, Eben Arias-Garcia found sanctuary in the Logan Heights branch of the San Diego Public Library amid violence, drugs, and gangs. “I remember the old building that was before the current one, about 15 years ago”, he wrote on the Logan Heights Branch Library Facebook page. […]

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La sucursal de la biblioteca de Logan Heights celebra 100 años de servicio

January 2, 2015

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Durante su infancia en Barrio Logan, Eben Arias-García encontró un santuario en la sucursal de la Biblioteca Pública de San Diego en Logan Heights en medio de la violencia, las drogas y las pandillas. “Recuerdo el antiguo edificio que estaba cerca del actual, hace unos 15 años”, escribió en la página […]

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Historic Aztec Brewing Company art is back in Barrio Logan

December 26, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz The Logan Heights Branch of the San Diego Public Library is within walking distance of two elementary schools and a middle school. That is why Youth Services Librarian Mariana G. Gonzalez said that the recent installation of the Aztec Brewing Company Rathskeller Collection in different spaces of the Logan Heights Branch […]

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Arte histórico de la Aztec Brewing Company está de vuelta en Barrio Logan

December 26, 2014

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz La sucursal de Logan Heights de la Biblioteca Pública de San Diego está muy cerca de dos escuelas primarias y una escuela secundaria. Por eso la Bibliotecaria de Servicios Juveniles, Mariana G. Gonzalez, dijo que la reciente instalación del arte de la Aztec Brewing Company en diferentes espacios de la biblioteca […]

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Welcome to Barrio Logan

December 5, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz A gateway sign designed by a local artista will welcome people visiting Barrio Logan, one of the San Diego communities with large populations of Mexicans. The sign will be similar to those that exist throughout the county, including El Cajon Blvd., Third Avenue in Chula Vista, among other points across the […]

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Day Laborers To Open New Worker Center in Barrio Logan

September 26, 2014

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By Mark R. Day A group of day laborers in San Diego is planning to open a workers’ center in Barrio Logan. The San Diego Worker’s Center (Centro Trabajadores de San Diego) will serve as a hiring hall and meeting place for day laborers and household workers. Currently, there are no formal democratically operated day […]

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Barrio Logan residents on B & C defeat: “We will never give up the fight”

June 6, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz Even though the Barrio Logan Community Plan Update was repealed in this week’s elections when Propositions B and C were rejected in a citywide vote, Barrio Logan residents and environmental activists have a clear message: The fight for a healthier, cleaner Barrio Logan isn’t over. “We have nothing to lose when […]

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No real surprises, but a few disappointments with the elections

June 6, 2014

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Editorial: There were no real surprises with this week’s election. Once again, the power of incumbency proved to be an unbeatable asset despite the records of some of those elected officials. For example, although her peer judges had reprimanded Judge Schall three times, the last time for drunk driving, she won reelection easily. Bill Horn […]

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Barrio Logan artivists say ¡Basta! to pollution

May 30, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz Now that Barrio Logan is facing what many consider another show of discrimination that has historically been prevalent in this area, an army of artivists, socially conscious artists, is coming together through its art to say Basta! Enough is enough! “Art is such an integral part of Barrio Logan”, said Brent […]

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