by Marvin J. Ramirez
Washington, D.C – A consortium led by the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) with the support of The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP) announced the opening of the NASA MUST scholarship application. The NASA MUST scholarship application is now available online athttp://www.hispanicfund.org. with a deadline of February 1, 2008.
by Ali Tabatabai Good-bye to St. Lukes Hospital? The California Nurses Association holds a demonstration on the steps of SF City Hall on Thursday prior to a committee hearing of the Board of Supervisors on California Pacific Medical Center’s plan to close St. Luke’s Hospital. Asamblyman Mark Leno, speaks against the closing. (photo by Jennifer …
NEW YORK – Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is ready to gain a public relations victory in Latin America if the U.S. Congress fails to approve free-trade pacts in the region, according to sources.
A series of wildfires that have blazed for a more 7than week in six Southern California counties that are home to 7.2 million Hispanics—nearly 40°/0 of their combined population—finally appear under control.
The wind-driven inferno initiated the largest series of evacuations in the state’s history.
Saturday, October 27 – at Erfurt, Germany
Saturday, October 27 – at Rama, Ontario
Saturday, November 3 – at Cardiff, Wales
MÁS EN ESPANOL: Three very different Spanish language TV networks announced major alliances with cable and satellite providers last week in Los Angeles.
At a Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval introduced a resolution demanding that the Mayor’s Office diminish the frequency of foreclosures in San Francisco.
“In this moment, there are too many foreclosures and the truth is that the effect of these executions are more felt the Latino and African-American communities,” said Supervisor Sandoval.
Proposition D, titled “renewing Library Preservation Fund,” actually hurts the things we want most in our libraries: good book collections, services, and open hours.
Proposition D raids funds reserved for those uses, and spends them to bail out the Library’s mismanaged construction program. And it severely reduces public oversight.