Wednesday - Feb 20, 2019
  • Fall semester to begin at City College of San Francisco(

    by Elisabeth Pinio

    City College of San Francisco will soon welcome students for the Fall 2007 semester, which begins Wednesday, August 15. Online registration is available now, through August 13. Students may continue to register for credit classes through August 31 by visiting the classroom. Enrollment for noncredit courses is available anytime during the fall semester.

    Credit courses are $20 per unit, with a health fee of $18 for the semester. Noncredit courses are free, and financial aid is available for all courses.

  • Remembering some amigos who helped clear basepath for Jackie Robinson

    ­by Robert Heuer

    Robert HeuerRobert Heuer

    Latinos were not part of the conversation last April when baseball honored the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s major league debut. But a new book shows Latin America played an indispensable role in this black man’s triumph over prejudice.

  • Loyalty as a Hispanic cultural value

    by John Flórez

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Some years ago through a newspaper ad, I found a roofing contractor to put a tar roof on an addition to my home. It was a sweltering July day. When I arrived from work, I found the roofing crew, all Mexicans, spreading the hot tar on the flat roof.Seeing them toil in the blazing sun, I climbed the ladder to offer them some cold drinks, and we struck up a conversation. I asked the crew leader how long he had been doing this kind of work. For ten years, he said.

  • The day when Barry made history

    by Juliana Birnbaum Fox Barry Bonds salutes baseball fans hugged by his son during the great home run No. 756 day at the Giants stadium, AT&T Park. Barry Bonds took his place in the baseball record books by hitting his 756th homer on August 7 at San Francisco’s AT&T park, taking the all-time Major League

  • Middle class beckons hispanics

    by Maira García

       The Hispanic middle class will enjoy dramatic growth in the next 10 years with the right financial strategies, contends a new analysis by the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute.

       TRPI recommends in its report, released July 24, that financial institutions desiring to tap the income and spending power of the nation’s 44 million Hispanics should prepare for the change by adjusting their policies to attract and retain this expanding segment of the community.

  • Ethnic cleansing in our United States?

    by José de la Isla

    José de la Isla­José de la Isla­

    HOUSTON- On a cross-country road trip more than three decades ago, I visited the Jackson County museum in Oregon. I remember one display in particular about the Chinese community there.