Monday - Feb 18, 2019
  • Scholars tell PBS: disclose new Burns’ footage

    by Salome Eguizabal

    Several organizations and distinguished scholars have added their voices to the Defend the Honor campaign to press the Public Broadcasting Service and Ken Burns to disclose what additional footage has been 5included in his World War II documentary.

    This, they say, is essential for them to evaluate the TV documentary’s representation of Latinos.

    The first episode in the series of seven programs is scheduled to air Sept. 23, coinciding with Hispanic Heritage month.

  • The Key to the City for Barry Bonds

    by Edgar Martínez Homage to Barry Bonds Barry Bonds receives the Key to the City from San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom at Justin Herman Plaza. (photo by Marvin J. Ramirez) In the middle of a day of a radiant summer sun in the Justin Herman Plaza, the greatest home runner of history, Barry Bonds, was

  • Guess whose birthday

    Salvador Durán, Gerente General y CEO de la Cooperativa de Crédito Federal del: Área de la Misión, celebra su cumpleaños con miembros de su personal el 9 de agosto.Holding the cake, Salvador Durán, General Manager and CEO of

  • Radio Bilingüe presents “Chilefornia

    por Juliana Birnbaum Fox

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    El Nerio Degracia le trae una tarde de jazz latino puro, clásico, tocando su silófono como nadie más, acompañado

  • Environmental groups challenge federal regulations on ballast water

    ­by Juliana Birnbaum Fox

    The San Francisco Bay-Delta is the most invaded aquatic ecosystem in North America, with one new non-native species established in San Francisco Bay every 14 weeks. Arguments were heard last week in Federal Appeals court in a case challenging Environmental Protection Agency rules exempting the discharge of vessel ballast water containing invasive species from regulation under the Clean Water Act.

  • The wonderful lie my teachers told me

    by John Flórez

    “You can become president!”

    That’s what my grade school teachers told me. If I studied and worked hard, they said, I could become president.

    So I did what they told me. But it turns out what they promised me wasn’t the truth, although I’m pretty certain they didn’t know it at the time.

  • Elvira Arellano put a face on ‘illegal alien’

    by Salome Eguizabal and Charlie Ericksen

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    Just as Elián González put a fresh human face on “Cuban refugee” nearly eight years ago, Elvira Arellano has gone and done it to the derisive term “illegal alien.”

  • Property tax should be abolished

    by Marvin J. Ramírez Marvin J. RamírezTo talk about the American Dream is to talk about owning a home – for most people. Many immigrants from all over the world come to North America to reach that dream, which in many instances is more than just owning a home. It’s about working hard and be

  • Insurance coverage for communities of color to increase under proposed reforms

    ­by Juliana Birnbaum Fox

    According to a report released last Thursday by statewide coalition of more than 30 organizations, a majority of the newly insured under the health reform proposals being debated in Sacramento would be immigrants and people of color. Entitled “Health Care Reform Proposals Hold Promise for Diverse Communities: Getting California Ready,” the report analyzed the impact of proposed health care reform on immigrants, communities of color, and the poor.