Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019
  • HCF announces scholarships


    100 students to be awarded scholarships

    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.

  • St. Luke’s Hospital could close

    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

  • Officials: Chávez gains if trade pacts nixed


    by the El Reportero news services

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    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.

  • Calif. blaze counties are 40% Latinos, four Mexican migrants believed among the dead


    ­by Adolfo Flores and Mario Aguirre

    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.

  • Boxing

    Saturday, October 27 – at Erfurt, Germany

    • 12 rounds, heavyweights: Alexander Povetkin (13-0, 10 KOs) vs. Chris Byrd (40-3-1, 21 KOs).
    • 12 rounds, middleweights: Sebastian Sylvester (26-2, 13 KOs) vs. Simone Rotolo (27-2, 13 KOs).

    Saturday, October 27 – at Rama, Ontario

    • ­12 rounds, IBF super bantamweight title: Steve Molitor (24-0, 10 KOs) vs. Fushang 3K Battery (58-8-1, 35 KOs).

    Saturday, November 3 – at Cardiff, Wales

  • Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval introduces a resolution to prevent foreclosure


    by Juliet Blalack

    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.

  • Prop D is bad for library and its users


    by Peter Warfield

    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.