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Latina Senior Guards History at 16th and Valencia Streets in San Francisco’s Mission District

Latina Senior Guards History at 16th and Valencia Streets in San Francisco’s Mission District

By Erica Hellerstein Mission Local Every morning at 4 a.m., Rosa Campos’ alarm insistently buzzes. She unfurls, shakes the sleep from her limbs and dashes out of her apartment at 3rd and Kirkwood to catch the first bus of the day. By 5:05 a.m., she can be found inside the newsstand at 16th and Valencia,

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Discussion turns to San Antonio-Mexico City rail service

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian LAREDO, TX — Plans to build a high speed passenger rail service from San Antonio to Monterrey could be extended to Mexico City, a congressman from Nuevo León tells the Guardian. Diputado Marco Antonio González says permits and right of way acquisition have already been acquired between Monterrey and

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Politician Olga Diaz: ‘What is Good for Latinos is Good For Everyone

By Mark Day La Prensa San Diego When Escondido residents go to the polls next Nov. 4, they will choose between two mayoral candidates, both from immigrant backgrounds, with radically different philosophies. Sam Abed, the incumbent mayor, is a conservative Republican, born in Lebanon. Councilwoman Olga Diaz, a Democrat, born in Salinas, Calif., is the

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Latinos question lack of CT governor Latino appointees

By Wayne Jebian CTLatinoNews While Latino Democrat leaders are likely to back Governor Dannel P. Malloy for re-election, many say more Latinos in leadership roles in the state are needed in the coming term. That was the near-consensus at a gathering of the Hispanic Democratic Caucus in Bridgeport recently. “There are no commissionerships,” pointed out

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U.S.-Mexico Border Businesses Eligible for Disaster Loans due to Drought

Frontera NorteSur Certain, small non-agricultural enterprises in the Paso del Norte borderland are now eligible for U.S. Small Business Administration loans because of the drought extending across the region. In an announcement, the SBA included the New Mexico county of Dona Ana and the Texas counties of El Paso and Hudspeth among the entities eligible

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US Congressman listens to South Carolina Latinos

By John Newton La Voz Latina Several years ago, a group of South Carolina residents formed an organization called the Lowcountry Immigration Coalition to promote comprehensive immigration reform. In 2011, the Coalition joined forces with other immigration advocates and sued South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and other officials after the state passed a collection of

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