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La Virgen de Guadalupe [HISTORY]

La Virgen de Guadalupe [Dec 12th HISTORY]

Every December 12, Catholics all over the world (especially in Latin America) celebrate the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. But in Mexico this day is one of the most important holidays of the year! Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. Here, she is known as “La Reina de Mexico” and […]

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[exhibit] Stories from Salinas

Salinas Youth Initiative exhibit celebrates East Salinas youth and programs Excerpt Californian A special exhibit of photography and art celebrating East Salinas youth and their stories opened Dec 5th at the California State University-Monterey Bay Salinas Center for Arts and Culture. The Salinas Youth Initiative developed the stories and provides funding for 14 local nonprofit […]

Children's book gift! The Little Doctor/El doctorcito

Children’s book gift! The Little Doctor/El doctorcito

The Little Doctor/El doctorcito What happens to a boy as he sets off with his grandmother to serve as her language broker at her doctor’s appointment? Find out in the new children’s book, Little Doctor/El doctorcito, published by Piñata Books. A great Christmas gift for readers ages 4-8. Available where all books are sold. See […]

Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco

Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco // Virgin Mary Guadalupe Pilgrimage

“¿No estoy yo aquí que soy tu Madre?” Map, schedule, about, contact and event photos are posted below. Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco is a 12 mile walk from South SF to SF’s St. Mary cathedral. La proxima peregrinacion sera el 9 de Diciembre, 2017. Para mas informacion llamar al telefono 415 333 4868. Our […]

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 […]

Silicon Valley Latino Holiday Mixer // Sunnyvale

Silicon Valley Latino Holiday Mixer // Sunnyvale

Attention Latino professionals! Here’s the best Bay Area event and it’s happening at Google. Get your tickets now! Thu, December 7, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST Location: GOOGLE 1170 Bordeaux Dr Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silicon-valley-latino-professionals-mixer-tickets-40043761970 About: The holidays are here, and what better way to kick off the season than celebrating and […]

Smart Holiday Shopping

Smart Holiday Shopping

Gift Guide by Consumer Reports Save money! We love CR because they offer the highest quality at the lowest prices! Each product is chosen from the thousands of products that they test and review. Their 2017 Holiday Gift Guide features the top-rated products from among the thousands Consumer Reports buys and tests year-round, and will […]

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

‘COCO’ movie opens November 22, 2017

Finally! COCO has opened, and we’re SO glad they hired Latino consultants to make this movie authentic! [as you know, so few movies do that about Latino culture!] “Coco” already is the highest-grossing film ever in Mexico, where it opened in late October in time for Día de los Muertos. From the depiction of ofrendas […]

GOOGLE celebrates Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday!

GOOGLE celebrates Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday!

Beloved Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante is often compared to Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart, and Elvis Presley, the artist’s monikers — from “El Rey de Rancheras” to “El ídolo de Guamúchil” to “El Inmortal” — illustrate his myriad talents and enduring charm. See amazing slideshow and videos below! Born in 1917 in the fishing […]

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[free] STEM Day in the SF Mission

ATTENTION PARENTS! Take your kids to this FREE event about STEM (which stands for Science, Tech, Engineering and Math)! Students ages 11-16 and their parents are invited to come get a closer look at: STEM college majors • STEM careers • Meet people working in STEM fields • Hands-on technology learning. Enter to win a […]

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor's Race

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor’s Race

Former L.A. Mayor Lags in Governor’s Race, but Latinos Could Elevate Him Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is currently leading among statewide registered voters, 31 to 21 percent. Excerpt LAWEEKLY Twelve years ago, Antonio Villaraigosa became the first Latino to take the mayor’s office since 1872! “Villaraigosa won big,” gushed the Washington Post on May 19, […]

Last Free Day! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

[Last Free Day!] ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

Celebrate ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ this Saturday, November 11th, and explore one of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas. Come onsite the day-of to redeem a free ticket to see ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ from 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Admission into the permanent collection is […]