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Miss Latina Wine Country & Mr Wine Country Grand Finale // Sonoma 2

Miss Latina Wine Country & Mr Wine Country Grand Finale // Sonoma

3rd Annual Miss Latina Wine Country 2017 Grand Finale Scholarship Competition – Celebrating the Beauty & Strength of the Latina Woman in the Richness of California’s Wine Country to be held on Sunday, Dec. 10th from 52pm to 5 at Robledo Family Winery in Sonoma. Crystal Rangel founder and director of Crystal Diamante Entertainment (crystaldiamante.com) […]

World's largest pyramid is hidden in a mountain in Mexico

World’s largest pyramid is hidden in a mountain in Mexico

World’s largest pyramid is hidden in a mountain in Mexico Excerpt: Yahoo News  When Hernan Cortez and his Spanish army marched into Cholula in present-day Mexico nearly 500 years ago, they were greeted by a peaceful people prone to building pyramids instead of stockpiles of weapons. Those people and their pyramids fell, and fast, with […]

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SF Undocumented is found NOT GUILTY

Not Guilty: S.F. Jury Delivers Verdict in Kathryn Steinle Slaying Excerpt KQED A San Francisco jury has acquitted the man who fired the shot that killed Kathryn Steinle on the city’s waterfront in 2015, finding him not guilty of homicide charges. The verdict, coming at the end of six days of deliberation, is a surprising […]

Tree Lightings and Holiday Events // Bay Area

2017 Bay Area Tree Lightings + Holiday Shows

The holidays have started this week! Experience the spirit of tree lightings and holiday festivals all over the Bay Area! Grab your friends and family and marvel at magical fireworks and twinkling lights, hear carolers sing all your seasonal favorites, as the little ones tell Santa their Christmas wishes. Excerpt SF Funcheap   First, a […]

Xicana Power Block Party // Oakland 2

Oakland Community Block Party! Franklin Street (between 20th & 21st)

Don’t miss out on this amazing block party for the culture in Oakland on Saturday, Nov, 18th at noon! It’s completely free with live performances by Mistah FAB Kev Choice The Original Scraper Bike Team and many many more! We hope to all of Oakland there to united for health and justice for all! RSVP […]

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Low-income SF students from Mission nonprofit ejected from Dreamforce conference

“You don’t belong here,” and, allegedly, “Your kind don’t belong in here.” Excerpt SF Examiner That phrase was allegedly spoken by a security guard to 20 low-income, mostly Latino students on Nov. 6, who were ejected from the giant Dreamforce conference on its opening day, the San Francisco Examiner has learned. The students are members […]

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Hayward’s Chabot College is not Sanctuary!

“LatinBayArea contacted Laura Alarcon from Chabot College regarding the Sanctuary Resolution passed by the faculty Senate”. Alarcón asserts that the Sanctuary resolution presented to the Board of Trustees on May 16th is Chabot’s effort to walk on the right side of history during these uncertain times for the communities the college serve. The resolution affirms […]

After Fires, Undocumented Workers Find Themselves Without Federal Help

After Fires, Undocumented Workers Find Themselves Without Federal Help

For undocumented immigrants who have lost jobs or homes in the Northern California fires, the road to stability will be especially steep. Many are ineligible for federal aid of any kind! For undocumented immigrants who have lost jobs or homes, the road to stability will be especially steep. Many are ineligible for federal aid of […]

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose 100

[photos] Día De Los Muertos @ Calvary Cemetery // San Jose

100 Photos and 2 videos from Saturday’s event are below! Past performers include: Mariachi Tapatio, Manuel Romero, Folklorico Heruvi Kalo, Kalpulli Izkalli (Aztec Dance), Our Lady of Guadalupe Children’s Choir Calvary Cemetery, in association with the Silicon Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, honors and remembers our deceased family and friends and celebrates one of Mexico’s […]

Donations for undocumented immigrants affected in wildfires

Donations for undocumented immigrants affected in wildfires

Please find 3 fundraising campaigns aimed at directly benefiting the undocumented immigrant community affected by the fires in Northern California, as their immigration status does not make them eligible for federal support. The following information is in Spanish. Hemos reunido algunas campañas de recaudación de fondos destinadas a beneficiar directamente a la comunidad inmigrante indocumentada […]

Latino families of Wine Country Fires

Latino families of Wine Country Fires need help!

UPDATE! The city of Santa Rosa has opened an emergency information line in Spanish, with the objective of providing the Spanish-speaking community with up-to-date information regarding the multiple fires in Sonoma County. Excerpt LaPrensaSonoma Questions such as: where a fire in Sonoma County is occurring, whether it is safe to return home, the difference between […]