Tag Archives: Historia

La historia de San Ysidro resaltada en libro fotográfico

July 25, 2014

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Parte I de II Por Pablo J. Sáinz Un nuevo libro bellamente ilustrado está dando a San Ysidro el lugar que se merece en la historia de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México. San Ysidro and the Tijuana River Valley, parte de la serie Images of America publicada por Arcadia Publishing, cuenta la rica […]

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La Cara Humana

April 13, 2012

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Por Glenn Holland ¿Trabajar o festejar? Trabajar mucho se respeta en general y puede crear una acumulación de riqueza, la meta de muchos en el occidente. Festejar demasiado sugiere flojera y tal vez el abuso de alcohol. Pero estas interpretaciones culturales occidentales no son universales, y los Rarámuri son un ejemplo claro de cómo festejar […]

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Transplants and Immigration: A Mexican Contribution to the American Christmas

December 16, 2011

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 By Jim Estrada It’s never too early to be thinking of Christmas and the attendant celebration that focuses on “Peace on Earth, goodwill towards men.” But it’s always timely to share with those around you the many contributions made to our nation’s cultural, economic and social mainstream by native-born and immigrant Latinos – especially during […]

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Cumple Décimo Aniversario el Archivo Histórico de Tijuana

November 23, 2011

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Por: Paco Zavala     Han pasado ya diez años en que parte de las instalaciones del Antiguo Palacio Municipal de Tijuana, ubicado en calle Segunda y Constitución, fueron destinadas para albergar las instalaciones del Archivo Histórico de Tijuana, institución que a través del esfuerzo, tanto de la comunidad tijuanense, el Instituto Municipal de Arte y […]

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Are We Going to Win?

September 30, 2011

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Commentary: By Rodolfo F. Acuña    The question that is most often posited during human rights struggles is, “Are We Going to Win?” Early on I would answer with certainty, “yes.” However, today I am cautioned by the words of Alice McGrath, one of the main organizers of the “Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee.”    Alice […]

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In Arizona: After 519 years, Indigenous Knowledge on Trial

September 23, 2011

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I check the calendar; it is 2011, not 1511. I check the map… and not so sure where Arizona belongs. Commrntary: By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez    Justice. That’s a word not normally associated with Arizona. With Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his military tank still on the loose, this will not be changing anytime soon. […]

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Los mexicanos celebran Independencia con música

September 9, 2011

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Por Pablo Jaime Sáinz     En 201 años como nación, México ha logrado desarrollar una de las tradiciones musicales más fuertes en el mundo.     Desde el mariachi y la banda hasta el bolero y la norteña, la diversidad de géneros lo ha convertido en uno de los países con mayor tradición en la música. […]

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Spanish: A “Foreign” Language?

September 2, 2011

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Commentary: By Frank Gómez         The respected Pew Hispanic Center in Washington recently released an exhaustive report on Hispanic media. Fine report, great data. The conclusion: “Hispanic media” are doing well – better than English language media in terms of revenues, circulation and number of media companies.     However, in describing Spanish language media, […]

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‘Rising Souls, Singing Scorpions’ documentary set to soar with community’s help

August 26, 2011

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‘Rising Souls, Singing Scorpions’ documentary set to soar with community’s help

 By Mark R. Day    A few years ago, fellow filmmaker Paul Espinosa and I began documenting the life of Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, whose folk band, Los Alacranes (The Scorpions), has become legendary over the past 40 years, not only in San Diego, but throughout the Southwest.     What impressed us was not only their […]

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From The Projects to a PhD, Call Him Dr. AC

July 22, 2011

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From The Projects to a PhD, Call Him Dr. AC

Spotlight on Writer/Professor Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez By Susie Albin-Najera     Writer, screenwriter, columnist, producer, host, managing editor, graduate, doctorate, entrepreneur, professor, PhD, husband, dad, granddad, great grandad….with so many titles, how does Al Carlos Hernandez do it?  “With a hybrid, urban, super fly, vato loco mentality,” he states.     Dr. Al Carlos (Dr. AC) […]

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Exhiben en el Museo de las Californias Fotografía Única de Tijuana del Año 1924

July 22, 2011

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Exhiben en el Museo de las Californias Fotografía Única de Tijuana del Año 1924

“Don José Génaro Kingo Nonaka es el fotógrafo que la tomó” Por: Paco Zavala     En la ciudad de Tijuana durante el presente mes de julio y parte de agosto próximo, continuarán las fiestas que enmarcan el 122 Aniversario de la Fundación de la ciudad, por tal motivo casi todos los espectáculos y eventos importantes […]

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The 4th of July and why we should celebrate

July 1, 2011

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Commentary: By Dan Arellano    In all of the wars that this great country has been involved in Americans of Mexican/Spanish descent have always been amongst the first to fight, the most to die, the last to leave but unfortunately the ones least appreciated. With all of the anti-Hispanic hate legislation being passed across the […]

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El Maestro Sergio Pitol Presentará “Icaro” Antología Personal de Cuentos

June 3, 2011

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El Maestro Sergio Pitol Presentará “Icaro” Antología Personal de Cuentos

Por: Paco Zavala     Después de vivir una reciente era de desorden y de incertidumbre, la siempre trabajadora ciudad de Tijuana, se hace de nuevos bríos y enfrenta el futuro con decisión y coraje, así lo han demostrado sus ciudadanos.     Fíjese Ud. acaba de terminar un evento trascendental, que por si mismo habla del […]

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The Storm That Swept Mexico

May 13, 2011

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The Storm That Swept Mexico

Premieres Sunday, May 15 at 10pm By Julio Martinez    Much of what United States citizenry know of Mexico has been shaped by Hollywood films and much hyped immigration concerns, leaving us with a vague prejudice that our neighbor to the south is just not as politically, economically or sociologically advanced as us. Actually, compared […]

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Stories for Azi about his Great-Great Nanas on Mother’s Day, 2011

May 6, 2011

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Stories for Azi about his Great-Great Nanas on Mother’s Day, 2011

By Augie Bareño     Azi, my grandson, in our family, like so many others, we hand things down from generation to generation, sometimes we don’t understand what they mean, or what to do with them. Then before we realize it, they have become part of our lives, part of what we are as a family. […]

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“Cinco de Mayo” A Celebration of Mexican Honor!

April 29, 2011

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Editorial: For Mexican Americans, Cinco de Mayo should be a time of honor and the celebration of a great victory. Cinco de Mayo represents our Mexican compatriots’ victory over the superior forces from France. The battle at the Puebla was also a battle between the classes of Mexico, aristocrats against the indigenous population, the poor, […]

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Cinco de Mayo – a great battle, a great victory

April 29, 2011

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By Patrick Osio, Jr.    On May 5, 1862, Mexican troops defeated an invading French army in the outskirts of Puebla, a city around 60 miles east of Mexico City. How did events come to this point; what were French troops doing in Mexico and why?    On September 15, 1810, a priest, Miguel Hidalgo, […]

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