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2017 Memorial Day Weekend in Bay Area

2017 Memorial Day Weekend in Bay Area

Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off beautiful Summer! Even though it’s a cause of celebration, the real meaning is to honor those who bravely served our Country. Learn about its history here. Most of these are Festivals, which are great for all ages. They’re also our favorite way to spend Summer weekends! Note: Many Saturday […]

Calle 24 Paseo Artistico / 24th Street Art Stroll // SF 1

Calle 24 Paseo Artistico / 24th Street Art Stroll // SF

San Francisco! Let’s spring into summer with a Saturday filled with arts programming in the heart of the Mission District. Mural tours, salsa classes, artist talks, a film from La Misión, poetry & pupusas will all be included FREE of charge! Saturday, 11am – 7pm. Where: 24th street, San Francisco (see locations below).     […]

2017 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

2017 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

This year’s Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday! See many festivals, concerts, and community events filled with art, food, and music for your family and friends. May 5th is celebrated because of Mexican pride and hope. It showed the mighty French war machine was not invulnerable, and that determination and courage were powerful weapons. […]

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

Mission Community Market is moving to a new home—the Mission’s newest and most inspiring meeting place, La Placita—and we need your help. We’re throwing an all-ages interactive block party, and we’ve lined up local superstar entertainment and a variety of creative activities to get you started. Now all we need is YOU! >>>LA PLACITA GRAND […]

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 […]

PASEO ARTISTICO: Celebrating the Mission, Selena, and Calle 24 // SF 1

PASEO ARTISTICO: Celebrates the Mission, Selena, and Calle 24 // SF

Last Sunday’s big Latino event in Mission district. The city of SF is trying to help promote its Latino heritage. We wish more Bay Area Cities do the same! The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District was the place to be on Saturday, April 8, 2017. See below for schedule of activities. Excerpt Mission Local Some […]

Frida Kahlo: Entre el Dolor y El Placer [Festival and Film] // SF 25

Family Day @ El Teatro Campesino // San Juan Bautista

Join us for the first ever Teatro Family Day! Proceeds from the day’s events will go to help support El Teatro Campesino educational programming in San Benito County. Family friendly indoor and outdoor activities begin at 2pm on Saturday, March 25th. El Teatro Campesino 705 4th St, San Juan Bautista, California 95045, CA United States […]

Tacos Sinaloa in Oakland's Fruitvale 1

Tacos Sinaloa in Oakland’s Fruitvale

While food trucks come and go, Sinaloa’s roots run deep. Tacos Sinaloa is a classic Fruitvale destination that’s embracing a changing Oakland. Excerpt East Bay Express In recent years, Oakland has become a mecca for foodies. It seems as if everywhere you turn, there is a new pop-up or food truck. But the city’s taco […]

Aztec New Year: 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh // San Jose 5

Aztec New Year: 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh // San Jose

Weekend March 12, 2017 Emma Prusch Park 647 S. King Road, San Jose , CA (map + Spanish below) Join us to celebrate the 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh’s Aztec New Year the weekend of March 11-12th. This is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year beginning with a sunrise ceremony […]

Bay Area restaurants Closed for #DayWithoutImmigrants

Bay Area restaurants Closed for #DayWithoutImmigrants

Bay Area restaurants join #DayWithoutImmigrants protest [Updating]. Excerpt SF Gate. Today (Feb. 16) is a #DayWithoutImmigrants, a protest aimed at President Trump’s policies surrounding immigration, walls and “extreme vetting.” The strike “aims to show the president the effect immigrants have in the country on a daily basis.” In the restaurant world, the protest has gained momentum […]

Best Valentine's Deals 1

Best Valentine’s Deals

How to Find Valentine’s Day Deals Online Save 30% on Valentine’s roses, chocolates, hotels and other fun ideas by using these apps and websites! Did you know Valentine’s shoppers will spend $18.2 billion this Valentine’s Day? That works out to $136.57 worth of roses, truffles, and other gifts for people celebrating the holiday. Many years […]

To Protect Undocumented Immigrants, Los Angeles Will No Longer Arrest Street Vendors

Los Angeles Protects Undocumented Immigrants Who Are Street Vendors

When President Donald Trump signed an executive to dismantle sanctuary cities, Los Angeles proudly stood with its undocumented community. Excerpt Remezcla Despite Trump’s promise to withhold federal funding from cities refusing to detain undocumented immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said he won’t cooperate with Trump if it comes at the expense of […]