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    Teatro Nahual presenta: “El último denario”

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Teatro Nahual presenta en la ciudad de San José, “El último denario’ escrito por  la dramaturga costarricense, Rima de Vallbona, y adaptado por la maestra Sonia M. Martin, Directora de CELCIT en el Norte de California. Ésta será la primera vez que dicha lectura...
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    Blu-ray/Film Review: “Silence”

    Eduardo Hilario El Observador In his long line of fantastic films, “Goodfellas”, “Taxi Driver”, “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has looked into the grit and marvelous within American life. His latest film, “Silence”, is another excellent film to add to Scorsese’s legacy, but in this case...
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    Sharks Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Tim Clifton

    Forward signed to two-year contract, will report to SJ Barracuda San Jose Sharks / sjsharks.com SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced last week that the club has signed unrestricted free agent center Tim Clifton (@tim_clifton) to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms...
  • El grupo de Latinos Marinos visitando las oficinas de los asambleístas. Photo Credit: Jenny Manrique

    La Organización de “Latinos Marinos” toma el Capitolio de California

    Una nueva generación de activistas latinos que defienden el medio ambiente, quieren tener un rol más activo en las políticas del medio ambiente.  Jenny Manrique Especial para El Observador La celebración del Día del Océano en California no ha tenido la cantidad de latinos presentes como en esta versión...
  • Los devastadores daños causados por el muro existente. Photo Credit:Sierra Club

    El Muro de la Vergüenza

    Javier Sierra Sierra Club Durante los peores años de la Guerra Fría, el Muro de Berlín se ganó el sobrenombre de Muro de la Vergüenza. En 1963, el Presidente Kennedy, en un memorable discurso, dijo que, “El Muro es (…) una ofensa contra la humanidad que separa a familias,...
  • Water infrastructure issues are front and center in Washington during Water Week 2017. Photo Credit: earl53/Morguefile

    Advocates Push for Big Federal Investment in Water Infrastructure

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. is drastically underfunding water projects, putting communities at risk for a catastrophic failure, according to a new report from the U.S. Water Alliance. Advocates for better water infrastructure are flooding Washington, so to speak, for Water Week 2017. The...
  • Actress and singer Becky G stars in the new "Power Rangers" as Trini, the Yellow Ranger. Photo
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    Getting to Know the Yellow Ranger

    A Q&A with Becky G Arturo Hilario El Observador In “Power Rangers”, the reboot based on the 1993 children’s tv show and hit franchise it spawned, singer (and now film actress) Becky G portrays the Yellow Ranger Trini. The film follows many of the beats of the original story...
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    How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera

    Shelly Palmer You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are...
  • Rosalinda Rocha, a sixth grade teacher at an Alpha Public School. Photo Credit: Alpha Public Schools

    ALPHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ TEACHER RESIDENCY PROGRAM DOUBLES IN SIZE

    Now in its second year, mentor-based preparation program combats hiring challenges  EAST SAN JOSÉ, Calif. – While most schools across California are struggling to find enough teachers, an Alpha Public Schools initiative to get more highly effective educators leading San José classrooms, Project 408, more than doubled in size....