Monday - Jul 22, 2019
  • San Francisco has a new same mayor

    by Ali Tabatabai

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    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said everything short of declaring victory during his re-election celebration speech Tuesday night, including thanking his opponents for entering the race despite his overwhelming approval ratings.

  • Emeryville protestors try to oust ICE

    by Juliet Blalack

    ICE, OUT OF EMERYVILLE!ICE, OUT OF EMERYVILLE! Members of group Unite Here Union, protest outside the ICE Special Agent offices in Oakland.(photo by Jennifer Delgado)­

  • Colom wins Guatemala election

    by the El Reportero news services

    GUATEMALA – CENTER-LEFT VICTORY: The campaign was marred by violence, with more than 50 political party activists or candidates for Congress or the local elections killed.

    Center-leftist Alvaro Colom won Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday, denying power to a retired general who had sought to unleash the army to fight a violent crime wave.

  • Study documents children’s distress following ICE raids

    ­by Adolfo Flores

    A study released Oct. 31 by the National Council of La Raza and The Urban Institute, has found that children suffered from mental7and health disorders after their parents were seized in workplace immigration raids.

    The first-of-its-kind report, ‘’Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigra7tion Raids on America’s Children,” found that for every two detained adults, one child was left behind. Two-thirds of the children were under age 10.

  • Boxing

    Saturday, November 3 – at Las Vegas – (Showtime)

    • 12 rounds, WBC super featherweight title: Juan Manuel Marquez (47-3-1, 35 KOs) vs. Rocky Juarez (27-3, 19 KOs).­
    • 12 rounds, IBF featherweight title: Robert Guerrero (20-1-1, 13 KOs) vs. Martin Honorio (24-3-1, 12 KOs).

    Sunday, November 4 – at Saitama, Japan

    • 12 rounds, Takefumi Sakata (31-4-1, 15 KOs) vs. Denkaosan Singwancha (40-1, 16 KOs).

    Saturday, November 10 – at New York

  • Community asks San Mateo county to halt foreclosures

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox

    Members of the community ­group San Mateo County ACORN attended the San Mateo County Board meeting this week to pressure the Supervisors to pass a resolution that would stay the foreclosure crisis. The resolution calls on local subprime lenders to voluntarily enact a 3 month moratorium on foreclosures and put delinquent or at risk borrowers, who are in unaffordable loans, into modified loans that are 30 year, fixed rate, and affordable based on the borrowers income.

  • The noose – Mexicans can’t forget their Texas legacy

    ­by Andy Porras

    The noose is on the loose. Again.

    Ever since those nooses dangling from a schoolyard tree raised racial tensions in Louisiana, the frightening symbol of segregation-era lynching has been hanging around the country.

    The ghosts of Jim Crow and certain Texas Rangers are smiling and dancing in their graves. The rope trick they made famous is making a comeback.

    Tejanos share memories of their ancestors facing situations similar to those of their darker brothers.

  • How to unseat a former president

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON– Mexico’s former president Vicente Fox has a talent for drawing almost as much criticism out of office as when he was the incumbent

    In July of last year, he was succeeded by Felipe Calderón, of his own center right National Action Party, PAN in Spanish. Fox is widely credited with advancing democracy and reforming Mexico’s economy by controlling inflation and lowering interest rates. But he left office with a trail of disappointments.