• A Discussion of Documentary Film “Adios Amor: Searching for Maria Moreno”

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador The annual Cinequest Film & Virtual Reality Festival returns to San Jose and Redwood City, February 27 – March 11, with a lineup of Latino Cinema featuring U.S. and foreign films dealing with issues ranging from immigration, gambling addiction, vengeance, self-identity and California’s...
  • Supervisor Cortese Calls for a Gun Violence and Mental Health Summit

    Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese In the wake of the recent Florida school shooting, Supervisor Dave Cortese will ask the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 27, to reaffirm the County’s efforts to prevent gun-related deaths and mass shootings and formally endorse the March for Our Lives school safety...
  • Immigrant-Rights Activists See Turning Point for All Americans

    Stephanie Carson California News Service Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services Reporting for the Ethnic Media Services-California News Service Collaboration SAN FRANCISCO – Warning that the country is heading down a white-nationalist, nativist path, four immigrant-rights advocates issued a call to action last week just hours before the U.S. Senate...
  • California Big 11 Mayors and State Lawmakers Announce Legislation for $1.5 Billion to Address Homeless Crisis

    Sacramento, CA – On Wednesday February 21st, the mayors of the eleven largest cities in California and a bi-partisan group of state lawmakers announced the introduction of AB 3171, which allocates $1.5 billion from the state budget to help address the growing homeless crisis. Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and...
  • Calendar 2.23

    2018 San Jose Jazz Winter Fest Friday February 23, 2018 / All Day Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA $10 – $260 Disney on Ice – Follow Your Heart Friday February 23, 2018 / 10am SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $15 – $120 Frozen...
  • Ni una excusa más

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana La voz de Emma González resonó en el país y en el mundo. La estudiante sobreviviente de Marjorie Stoneman High School, el trágico escenario de la masacre de 17 muertes innecesarias por la violencia del acceso indiscriminado a las armas de fuego denunció...
  • PREVENTION OF SCHOOL MASSACRES USING HIGH PERFORMANCE WEAPONRY

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR After the latest school massacre which happened at Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day this year, all documents regarding the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment were reviewed (sources: Wikipedia). Fellow students, parents, family members, and community all were traumatized and grieved. School officials had to deal with...
  • A Look at “The King and I”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador   Recently we had the chance to talk to a performer in the Broadway production of “The King and I”, which is going to be presented at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday February 20th to Sunday February 25th. It is...
  • Prueba de Fuego sobre DACA

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Washington. – Con el apoyo virtualmente unánime de toda la Cámara Alta, salvo el rechazo solitario del senador republicano de Texas Ted Cruz, el Senado puso en marcha esta semana el crucial debate legislativo sobre el Programa de Acción Diferida para Llegados en...