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[watch] Daily Corona virus updates by Gavin Newsom, California Governor

Governor Gavin Newsom provides daily updates on California’s response to the #COVID19 outbreak Starting April 6th, our governor will provide news briefings and take answers from the community and media. See a list of California resources below. California Governor Gavin Newsom has provided updates on the state’s emergency actions to stand up alternate care facilities […]

California Corona cases growing slower than other large states

Some good news for everyone! California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the first statewide mandatory stay-at-home restrictions in the U.S. in March, and he had a bit of good news on last Thursday, a week ago. Since then, we have posted the latest news for California cases below. Summary: Coronavirus case numbers in California indicate that […]

Business Financial assistance from SBA [Small Business Administration]

This new program helps small businesses with funds and loans for payroll and other business operating expenses Businesses are facing challenging times in this current health crisis. The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to help bring relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations suffering because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In addition to traditional […]

How much will Americans get paid by Coronavirus stimulus bill?

Most adults will get checks of $1,200 per person and $3,400 per family of 4 in the massive coronavirus stimulus bill. When? NBC News reported that for Americans who haven’t set up direct deposits with the federal government, it could take much longer: up to five months for about 60 million Americans to receive a […]

Hand Washing is Better than Hand Sanitizers

Did you know washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations? See video below. Sanitizers do not get rid of all types of germs. Source: CDC, Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives   1. Sanitizers can quickly reduce the number of germs on hands in many […]

[watch] Confronting Coronavirus — A PBS NewsHour Special

EVERYONE should watch this video from PBS TV, which aired last Thursday evening. PBS NewsHour aired “Confronting Coronavirus: A PBS NewsHour Special” on PBS stations aon Thursday, March 19, starting at 8 p.m. LEARN what health precautions everyone should take, as well as the pandemic’s economic impact. The special will feature interviews with officials, dispatches […]

Is it safe for Mexico travel, and Latin America?

Update: We don’t recommend travel to Mexico, and Latin America, even though it’s not banned, yet. Updated: March 23, 2020. 7pm. As you know, many on Facebook are spreading RUMORS. Watch out! Please do not believe any Corona virus information on Facebook! What’s the smart Solution? Visit CDC official website. Here’s 2 links to its […]

[exhibit] In the Fields of the North: En los Campos del Norte // Los Altos

EVENT CANCELLED. Mar 19, 2020 – Jun 21, 2020 Los Altos History Museum 51 So. San Antonio Road Los Altos, CA 94022. About: Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition chronicles the lives of contemporary migrant farm workers, on display March 19 through June 21. “In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del […]

[free] Latinas & Libros // San Jose

POSTPONED. Tue, March 17, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT San José State University 1 Washington Sq Diaz Compean Student Union Meeting Room 3 San Jose, CA 95192.   About: In collaboration with the SJSU Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center, we are so excited to bring together local Latina authors, students, and the community at […]

Latino Heritage night @ Warriors // SF

Photos & videos below performances from Batala SF, Mariachi Media Luna, Inessence and Tito Puente Jr.! See NBA’s new Mexican player – Juan Toscano-Anderson! March 5th, 7:30pm, SF. 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA 94158. Latino Community Foundation is thrilled to partner with The Warriors to celebrate Latino Heritage Night at the Chase Center on […]

Latino Voting Guide: March 3rd, 2020 by Latino Community Foundation

Are you ready to vote! With 7.9 million eligible Latino voters in California, we need to make our voices heard! California’s Primary Election guide, is produced by the Latino Community Foundation, Univision News and Latino Decisions. Please see below new findings and voting guide. On Tuesday, March 3rd, YOU can help set the California Latino […]

Best Laundry Detergents

Recommended Laundry detergents Tide and Persil ProClean are the winners, but Costco is the best value. Buying expensive detergent doesn’t guarantee cleaner clothes. Several products that cost 15 cents or less per load out-cleaned several pricier competitors. ‘Consumer Reports’ tests also reveal that none of the triple- and other super-concentrated products were tops at cleaning.  See […]