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Website helps Californians prepare for disaster

Website helps Californians prepare for disaster

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego A recently launched website that promotes disaster preparedness among Californians was introduced to ethnic media editors and reporters in San Diego this past week. At a recent media round-table organized in part by New America Media, a non-profit based in San Francisco that supports ethnic media in


San Diego: Home to a “Latin culinary movement”

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego Together with neighboring Tijuana, San Diego is home to an immense array of Latino chefs and restaurants that are creating an exciting Latin culinary movement in the border region, according to the director of an upcoming comida festival. Richie Matthews, director of ¡LATIN FOOD FEST!, a multi-city


Las Chicanas: “Their stories are important and need to be preserved”

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego A group of Chicanas came together last week to help preserve a part of American history that for a long time was ignored in academic circles. Las Chicanas, a group of San Diego State University graduates who started gathering for reunions since 1970, held a fundraiser on


Migrant students introduced to college life

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 Building multidimensional shapes out of plastic tubing and using Mentos and soda to propel race cars. While at first glance the exercises seem like children’s play, for high school students at CSU Channel Islands the exercises this month are a serious part in learning about advanced concepts of mathematics and