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La Santa Cecilia shout out to Santa Barbara County youth at the 2014 Grammy Awards!

La Santa Cecilia shout out to Santa Barbara County youth at the 2014 Grammy Awards!

Amigos805.com SANTA BARBARA — La Santa Cecilia, winners of the the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Grammy for Treinte Días, gave thought in their acceptance speech on Jan. 26 to the incarcerated youth in Santa Barbara County they had visited through ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! earlier this month, the organization reported in

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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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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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Eviction stencil graffiti marks the spots in Mission’s anti-eviction campaign

By Sarah McClure Mission Local Of all Mission’s graffiti, none likely appear with as much ubiquity than the stencils of a wheeled suitcase inscribed with the words, “Tenants Here Forced Out.” Always strategically placed, the suitcase stencils materialize on the pavement in front of a building that enacted an Ellis Act eviction — one in

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