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Google honors Katy Jurado (Mexican actress)

Google honors Katy Jurado (Mexican actress)

Thank you again GOOGLE for honoring another beautiful LATINA! Katy Jurado, a groundbreaking Mexican actress who built a Hollywood career without sacrificing her identity, is the subject of last Tuesday’s Google Doodle on what would have been her 94th birthday. Jurado was the first Mexican actress to be nominated for an Academy Award. She won […]

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[video] Secrets of Spanish Florida

Spanish, not English, was the first language in USA! This video needs to be in American history books! (we only get the English version). Spain lived productively with Africans and Natives, unlike England who either slaved or genocide them. See amazing video!   source: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/secrets-spanish-florida-full-episode/3666/

2nd Annual BURRITOS PARA EL BARRIO // SF

2nd Annual BURRITOS PARA EL BARRIO // SF

  SIGN UP INFO BELOW FOR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS! **LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE** 7AM ASSEMBLY SHIFT 9AM DISTRIBUTION SHIFT +++++++++++++++++++++ A few years back Teacher Jasmin Guerrero was determined to make a change in her neighborhood so she decided to make a few burritos, and went on her own to pass them out to some homeless people […]

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Smart Holiday gifts

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 […]

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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. See all December festivals and events in Bay Area!   1. Nacimientos […]

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[videos] Miraculous proofs of Virgin Mary Guadalupe’s shroud

Wow! These amazing videos of Our Lady of Guadalupe is full of beautiful facts! According to millions of Catholics worldwide, the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego on four occasions on December 9-12, 1531, asking that he inform the ecclesiastical authorities of her desire to have a shrine built on the exact site where she […]

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 […]