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Young Mission Talent: Young immigrant photographer captures the lay of the land

Young Mission Talent: Young immigrant photographer captures the lay of the land

By Daniel Mondragón Mission Local Daniel Mondragón is a 25-year-old photographer who was born and raised in the Mission. As part of our series Young Mission Talent, Mondragón takes portraits of his favorite young artists of the Mission District and talks with them about their art. Marvin is a 25-year-old photographer from Guatemala. He currently

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San Diego playwright strives to inspire next generation with tour of ‘Astronaut farmworker’ to local schools

By Jennifer Chung Klam La Prensa San Diego In 2009, aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, José Hernández became the first astronaut to tweet from space in Spanish. “Espero la cosecha de mi sueño sirva como inspiracion a todos!” he wrote via Twitter. “I hope the harvest of my dream serves as inspiration to all!” His

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California State University Northridge student strives to bring fitness program to CSU campuses throughout California

By Zulay Saldaña López El Nuevo Sol For Marisol Díaz, helping people to be physically active has been more than a passion, it has become a personal long-term goal. When Díaz, 26, started her education at California State University Northridge in 2006, she was pursuing a career in Sociology but soon her path took a

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