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'DESPACITO' in Top 10! [1st Latino Song since 1996's 'MACARENA']

‘DESPACITO’ in Top 10! [1st Latino Song since 1996’s ‘MACARENA’]

Congratulations to DESPACITO! It’s now Top 10 song in Billboard. The last time a Latino song accomplished this was in 1996 with MACARENA. Did you know JUSTIN BIEBER just remixed DESPACITO. It probably helped to boost it. Hear that remix below. Excerpt Billboard. For the first time in more than 20 years, a mostly Spanish-language […]

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

Mission Community Market is moving to a new home—the Mission’s newest and most inspiring meeting place, La Placita—and we need your help. We’re throwing an all-ages interactive block party, and we’ve lined up local superstar entertainment and a variety of creative activities to get you started. Now all we need is YOU! >>>LA PLACITA GRAND […]

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival 2

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival

Last Saturday, we commemorated the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez! Si Se Puede! Commemorate and celebrate the life and work of labor and civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez [March 31, 1927 to April 23, 1993] in the heart of the Calle 24 Latino Cultural Distirct. Entertainment, vendor booths, children’s area and more….this is […]

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum 1

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum

View this email in your browser FAMILY SUNDAY: MIXED MEDIA WEAVING Sunday, April 30th, 2017 Bring your family to The Mexican Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly art activities inspired by Tramas Urbanas, an exhibition showcasing the textural work of Mexican artist Paloma Torres. Guests can drop in between 12pm-4pm to learn how […]

[Exhibit] Exist + Resist, 2016 Presidential Election! Gallery Opening @ MCCLA // SF

Judge blocks Trump order to cut off Sanctuary city funding

BREAKING NEWS: A San Francisco judge just blocked President Trump’s order to cut off funding to some U.S. cities that limit cooperation with immigration officials. Excerpt Fusion A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an executive order by Donald Trump which threatened to cut off funds to sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration […]

10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia // Salinas 1

10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia // Salinas

Free family event! A night of poetry, music, artistic dance, painting, writing, photography and community. See address and map below. Adela Castillo and Jose Alejandro Moran present the 10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia with a cast that includes artistic dance, harp, violin, and piano, along with poetry, song, paintings, photography creating a night of […]

MACLA Family Art Day // San Jose 1

MACLA Family Art Day: April // San Jose

Family Art Day – Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 12-4pm / FREE Join MACLA for a FREE outdoor celebration with the community at Parque de Los Pobladores (in front of MACLA)! Family Art Day is a free event for youth and families with hands-on visual art activities with professional artists, bilingual gallery tours, multicultural dance […]

Hope and the Mission // SF 2

[play] Hope and the Mission @ Brava // SF

Hope and the Mission Presented by Mission Academy of Performing Arts @ Brava April 28 & 29, 7pm Hope and the Mission (La Esperanza y la Misión), the third annual production by Mission Academy of Performing Arts @ Brava’s youth consortium, is a bilingual coming-of-age story revolving around the young character Hope whose Mission District […]

Los Premios Billboard de la musica Latina 2017

Los Premios Billboard de la musica Latina 2017

Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez Will Perform And Debut New Music At Telemundo’s “Billboard Latin Music Awards” On April 27 At 8pm/7c Lopez will be honored with Telemundo’s Star Award, presented by Xfinity. International music icon Jennifer Lopez will hit the stage at this year’s “Billboard Latin Music Awards” and perform new music from her highly […]

“El Chapo” premieres April 23rd on Univision

“El Chapo” premiered April 23rd on Univision TV

UPDATE! Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman plans to sue Netflix and Univision for allegedly defaming him with a TV series about his life, one of his lawyers said Thursday. The series, “El Chapo” — which premiered in April — presents Guzman as a “heartless criminal,” damaging his image just as he faces trial […]

Bill O’Reilly gets Fired from Fox News

Bill O’Reilly gets Fired from Fox News

Karma is a bitch! Sorry but we’re happy many Republicans are losing their jobs. This one fired because of hypocritical Republican values! See photo below.   F​ox News host Bill O’Reilly is out of his job, ​according to a statement from the cable channel’s corporate parent Wednesday. The host of the top-rated cable TV news […]

Latino Graduation rates rise in Sonoma County

Latino Graduation rates rise in Sonoma County

Big props to Latino students ­in Sonoma County public schools — graduations rose to 81 percent. (They are 45 percent of students). High school graduation rates have reached a new high in Sonoma County, topping the state average, as gaps in achievement between white and Latino students continue to narrow. A record 84 percent of […]