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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 […]

Trump to face 'Mexican heritage' judge in deported DREAMer case 1

Trump faces ‘Mexican heritage’ judge in deported DREAMER case

Federal agents deported 23-year-old DREAMer, Juan Manuel Montes. He is the first protected immigrant to be deported back to Mexico. Juan Manuel Montes became the first known DACA recipient to be deported under President Donald Trump. A Border Patrol agent reportedly stopped the 23-year-old on the street in Calexico, Calif., on Feb. 17 and asked […]

Agave Fest: Calavera’s 2nd annual // Oakland 2

Agave Fest: Calavera’s 2nd annual // Oakland

Calavera’s 2nd annual celebration of all things agave! Schedule: 4/18 – Dinner with Erick Rodriguez “Alma Mezcalera” 6:30pm / $80 per person / 4 courses with Mezcal pairings Guest Bartender Adrian Vazquez, special Mezcal from Guerrero, San Luis Potosi and Pebla!!! Call 510 338 3273 to make your reservations!!! 4/19 – Rare Spirits Society, featuring […]

Estamos contigo Perú: Festival de Música y Danzas // SF

Estamos contigo Perú: Festival de Música y Danzas // SF

  Video:   SF Contigo Perú, lo invita a participar de este Festival de Música y Danzas. Todos los fondos recaudados serán destinados a los damnificados de las inundaciones en el Perú. En un acto muy noble, todos los artistas y orquestas se presentaran totalmente ad honorem, sin cobrar. El 100% de lo recaudado sera […]

Enrique Iglesias is FIRST Latino artist to get 2 Billion Views! 2

Enrique Iglesias is FIRST Latino artist to get 2 Billion Views!

Big congratulations goes to Enrique! Below is video with 2 billion views, and his latest songs. Both songs are beautiful. Our favorite Pop artist has killed it. The Spanish star has surpassed even his own famous father. However, Shakira beats everyone with most subscribers on Youtube at over 12 million, beating Enrique’s 10 million. Here’s […]

Gloria Montiel Makes History As First Undocumented Student To Receive Ph.D.

Gloria Montiel Makes History As First Undocumented Student To Receive Ph.D.

This May, Gloria will become the first undocumented student to receive a Ph.D. from the prestigious Claremont Graduate University. She’s amazing! Gloria has always been involved in her community, creating parent centers and after-school math programs at local schools, and even helping to launch a program to provide cheap WiFi access to low-income families. Here’s […]

Immigrants with Driver's License Make Roads Safer! 1

Immigrants with Driver’s License Make Roads Safer!

Offering Driver’s Licenses to the Immigrants Here Illegally Makes Roads Safer. Granting driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally reduced hit-and-run accidents by 7 to 10 percent. Excerpt KQED How Offering Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants Makes Roads Safer Researchers at Stanford University this past week published a study that may bolster the argument […]

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Number of Latinos in our Bay Area

Here’s how many Latinos live in our Bay Area! Excerpt Mercury News The Bay Area’s Latino population has grown at a notably slower rate in the past seven years, echoing a nationwide trend in which Latino growth has reached a significant low amid declining immigration and U.S. birth rates. Despite this shift, the region is […]

SABOR: Latin Dance Party with DJ Jose Ruiz // Berkeley

DJ Jose Ruiz Dance Benefit // Oakland

Dear Bay Area Timba Music & Dance Lovers: Our dear friend, and one of the best DJs in the Bay Area, Jose Ruiz is currently being treated for throat cancer. The prognosis is positive, the effects are negative. Jose is an important part of our rich Bay Area music scene and I along with many […]

Julieta Venegas // San Francisco 1

Win Tickets! Julieta Venegas // San Francisco

Multi talented Julieta Venegas will be rocking the SF Masonic stage. Dont miss it! Where: The Masonic 1111 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108! When: Doors open 7pm. June 1, 2017. Win tickets to the June 1st show. See below!     Julieta desde Campeche! Pronto con nosotros en San Pancho (San Francisco) Videos:   […]

Nasty Women Exhibition // Oakland 2

Nasty Women Exhibition // Oakland

Tickets for opening night are sold out, but you can still attend. It just may take a little longer to get inside. Don’t fret, just come and bring a friend to keep you company. image above: The ultimate “don’t you even mess with us kinda art.” We out here with “Bad Girls Stick together” by […]

[exhibit] ¡Somos Americanos? MAN ONE Solo Exhibition 2

[exhibit] ¡Somos Americanos? MAN ONE Solo Exhibition

“Are we American?” The answer is no longer apparent. ¡Somos Americanos? Graffiti Artist MAN ONE (from L.A.) Paints a Portrait of Our Nation in new body of work. Preview: Friday April 7, 2017 (Oakland First Friday) Opening Reception & Book signing: Saturday April 8th, 2017 5-8pm Exhibition runs from April 8- May 13th, 2017   […]