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Mexican Consulate triples its area


Sacramento, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Until two weeks ago to visit the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento was not only inconvenient but expensive. Continue reading

Opinion: On the HPA elections


Patrick Motecuzoma Sanchez

I believe the time for second guessing and current attempts at voiding the decisions made are counterproductive and out of order.

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Opinion: The Hijacking of the PAC


Esther Vásquez / Bilingual Weekly Columnist

On February 17, 2011, Hispanics for Political Action (HPA) —the local Latino PAC (political action committee)— were to hold the election of its Board. Continue reading

HPA may have new president, or not


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The San Joaquin County Hispanic Political Action Committee changed leadership. Then they might have not. Continue reading

Opinion: Rise Up in Peace


An amazing photo: In the streets of Cairo, a young guy with a hand-made sign:
“Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers. One world, one pain”

By John Morearty / Bilingual Weekly

He’s got it right. Around the world, working people are in pain. Continue reading

Mexican Heritage Center Tribute to Tequila


Mexican Heritage Center's Tribute to Tequila Event Friday Feb. 25th, 2011

STOCKTON, CA- There is more to Tequila than a Margarita. Are you surprised? The Mexican Heritage and Gallery (MHC) is offering an opportunity to learn more at “Una Pura Dos Con Sal: The Spirit of Tequila,” an evening cultural presentation on Friday, February 25 at their Acacia Street location. Continue reading

California High-Speed Train Open to Private Investment


Sacramento, CA / CHSRA via Bilingual Weekly

California is opening its doors to private companies – small and large, privately and publicly owned, domestic and international, in all relevant fields – to seek their interest in participating in the development of California’s high-speed rail system, the largest infrastructure project in the nation. Continue reading

SUSD’s Morales served recall papers


Rev. Bob Hailey serves SUSD trustee Jose Morales with the Notice of Intent to recall on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

During the Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Board meeting —and in a greatly expected move— trustee Jose Morales was presented with a Notice of Intention to recall him from his post —the third he receives in 27 months. Continue reading

SUSD Board: Jimenez to replace Boardman


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Nearly 27 months after losing his bid to represent the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Trustee Area 4, Angel Jimenez will sit at the dais anyway. Continue reading

Chicana Art Exhibit in SF


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(NAM) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — ChicaChic, an art exhibit showcasing the work of five prominent Chicana visual artists is open through March 18, 2011 at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). Continue reading

SJC Public libraries to stay public


Stockton, CA / Severn Williams / Special to Bilingual Weekly

Campaigners to Keep Libraries Public in San Joaquin County announced today that the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the Stockton City Council have agreed to keep the regional library system public. Continue reading

Stockton’s Chavez Day seeks sponsors


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Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Frances Hernandez and Valerie Mejia are once again striving to keep Stocktonians —and especially Latinos— aware of the path set by now-gone leaders, reminding them they may be gone, but their example is worth following. Continue reading

House votes to de-fund Planned Parenthood


Washington, DC / Bilingual Weekly

Pro-life activists are celebrating all over the nation as the Republican-dominated U.S. House of Representatives voted to sanction the end of Planned Parenthood —whom they describe as “the country’s No.1 abortion provider,” by de-funding it. Continue reading

Ground blessed, homegrown veggies are next


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Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Representatives from various religious denominations as well as the elders of local Native Americans gathered in the middle of the a barren patch of land on Boggs Tract this past Saturday, February 19, 2011, to pray for the future of the first inner-city orchard in San Joaquin County. Continue reading

Stolen art only goes with expensive wine


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Two local artists have been deprived of the most recent additions to their canvas collections. Continue reading

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