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    Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017: New and Improved

    San Jose-based comic con unveils a broader scope, fun for locals Eduardo Hilario El Observador As many of you will remember, last year was the first opening weekend of the Silicon Valley Comic Con, or SVCC for short, and it was absolutely fantastic, though there wasn’t much else to...
  • Members and attendees of the TEHCNOLOchicas program pose with Keynote Speaker Eva Longoria at Google on Tuesday April 25th, 2017. Photo Credit: Google

    Las TECHNOLOchicas

    Google hosts program aimed at empowering young Latinas into working in technology fields Arturo Hilario El Observador On Tuesday April 25th, 2017, Google was the host of the launch of TECHNOLOchicas 2.0 collaborative project, which has a goal in emphasizing the STEM model of learning to young Latinas across...
  • Colleen Hudgen, Executive Director at Live Oak Adult Day Services, seen here at Irene Cusimano’s 100th birthday celebration.

    
LIVE OAK ADULT DAY SERVICES CELEBRATES BELOVED CLIENT

    102th birthday to honor Irene Cusimano This week staff, clients, friends, and family members at LIVE OAK ADULT DAY SEVICES celebrated a special birthday for Irene Cusimano who turned 102 years old. Irene was born on April 27th, 1915 to Tommaso and Angelina Molle in the province of Cosenza...
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    Los primeros 100 días

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Es verdad que el ejercicio de evaluar los primeros 100 días de un nuevo gobierno es caprichoso. Algunas de las mayores iniciativas de presidentes previos han requerido tiempo y esfuerzo, por lo que cualquier juicio para determinar el éxito o fracaso de una...
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    Honor & Remember all those who struggled for Civil Rights, Justice, Respect and Dignity for the Working Class

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Most people living in America know little about the International Workers’ Day or “May Day”. For many others there is an assumption that it is a holiday celebrated in state communist countries like Cuba or the former Soviet Union. Most Americans don’t realize that “May...
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    ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    South Bay May Day May 1st, 2017 / 1:00PM Mexican Heritage Plaza 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116...
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    Calendar 4.28

    Kidney Action Day Saturday April 29, 2017 / 10am San Jose Flea Market 1590 Berryessa Road San Jose, CA Free Satellite Healthcare, a San Jose-based company that is a leading provider of dialysis therapies for kidney disease patients, is the lead sponsor for a fun day of kids’ events...
  • Alejandra Matos es parte del elenco de la producción The Bodyguard en San Jose del 25–30 de
abril. Photo Credit: Broadway San Jose

    Conociendo: Alejandra Matos de “The Bodyguard”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Alejandra Matos es originalmente de Caracas, Venezuela y en su tiempo en el escenario ha participado en programas de niños en Venezuela hasta programas en Hollywood y ahora llega a San Jose con la producción de Broadway “The Bodyguard”, basado en parte en la película...
  • Latinas such as Lissette Feliciano and Romina Schwedler are part of the few but talented minorities currently involved in North American cinema. Photo Credits: Lissette Feliciano and Alain J. Carmona (Romina Schwedler)

    Latinos from the Fields to the Film Industry

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador Friday, March 31 marked the birthday and holiday of Cesar Chavez who began organizing the Mexican American community in the 1950s and in 1962 launched the National Farm Workers Association (later to become the United Farm Workers) which would be his legacy. While...