Food

List of Resources for Hayward & Alameda County (by Mark Salinas)

Attention Hayward and Alameda county! A great share with your friends, families, and neighbors. Please find below an invaluable list of websites, resources, and services for families in Hayward, in Alameda County, and throughout California. If you have questions, message Mark [see bottom] and he will do his best to connect you to the appropriate […]

Farm Workers need protection now!

Grower silence a week after UFW urges real steps to protect farm workers Nearly all local, state and federal shelter-in-place orders exempt farm workers as “essential” employees. The overwhelming response farm workers express to this news, including on the UFW’s popular social media platforms, is anger: “Now they think we’re essential.”     Message from […]

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 […]

Empowering Womxn of Color All Stars Night & Reception // Berkeley

Support up and coming womxn of color artists, poets and musicians this International Womxn’s Day! March 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm. La Pena 3105 Shattuck Berkeley, CA United States. Schedule: Performances only: $5 Advance / $10 Door Performances + Reception: $25 / Student discount: $20 Doors open: 5:30pm Performances: 6pm-8pm Reception: 8pm-9:30pm   […]

Mexico Trade Luncheon: Consul General of Mexico // Hayward

Hayward Chamber of Commerce and the California State University, East Bay College of Business and Economics present the seventh Hayward International Trade Luncheon on March 5th. Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau of Mexico will be the featured speaker on March 5th, 2020.. This event is free to CSUEB students, faculty and staff. 11:30AM at the […]

Chile Lindo – Celebrating 25 Years! // SF

Chile Lindo celebrated 25 years with live music, fundraising, and lots of empanadas! Feb 16th at 7 PM – 1 AM Amado’s 998 Valencia Street, San Francisco, California 94110.     About: ¡ La Fiesta ! The program opens with Mauro Ffortísimo—founder of everybody’s favorite summer event, Flower Piano—performing Astor Piazolla’s, “Libertango.” Next it’s on […]

[free] Lowrider Car Show: SF Beer Week @ Speakeasy Taproom // SF

Join the SF Lowrider Council and SF Glens Soccer Club as we close SF Beer Week with a Car Show! Sunday, Feb. 16 from noon-5pm at Speakeasy Taproom on 1195 Evans Ave. in SF. SUNDAY, February 16, 2020 12:00 PM – 5 Hours Speakeasy Ales & Lagers 1195 Evans Ave., San Francisco, CA 94124. COST […]

Grand Opening! La Frontera Mexican Restaurant // Oakland

February 8th at 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM La Frontera Mexican Restaurant 4481 International Blvd., Oakland, California 94601 You are invited to join us for the official Grand Opening of La Frontera Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria owned and operated by the one and only Valentino Carrillo 🎉 Come hungry and join us for our Official […]

ST. VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT by MONTUNO PRODUCTIONS // Oakland

THE MONTUNO PRODUCTIONS ST. VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 CALIFORNIA BALLROOM – 1736 FRANKLIN ST., OAKLAND, CA 94612. ALL AGES WELCOME! The event is planned as a classy dance concert reminiscent of Old San Juan’s Casa de España concerts in the ’70s and ’80s. It will feature 3 great salsa bands, including Edgardo […]

What Is Día De Los Reyes & Rosca de Reyes?

January 6th is a special day for Latino children Known as ‘El Dia de Reyes’ (Three Kings Day), this holiday represents the height of the Christmas season. The date marks the culmination of the twelve days of Christmas and commemorates the three wise men who traveled from afar, bearing gifts for the infant baby Jesus. […]

Mexican Christmas Traditions

Did you know Mexican Christmas season isn’t over until February 2nd? There’s many Christmas traditions in Mexico. Some originated in Spain, while others developed in Mexico. These festivities happen all December, but in fact, the Christmas season isn’t really over until February 2nd. 1. Nacimientos Although many Mexican families have Christmas trees, nativity scenes are […]

What is Las Posadas?

Posadas are an important part of Mexican Christmas celebrations They’re held in neighborhoods for 9 nights across Mexico, and also becoming popular in the United States. These celebrations are a “Novena” or nine days of prayer, starting on the 16th of December, and finishing on the 24th which is the Noche Buena (Holy Night). The […]