• The Social Justice Center of Marin is one of dozens of groups holding events this week for the International Day of Peace, held every Sept. 21. Photo Credit: SJCM

    Groups Celebrate on International Day of Peace

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – September 21, 2017 marked the 36th annual International Peace Day, established by the United Nations back in 1981. Groups across the state are celebrating with vigils, rallies, and workshops centered on this year’s theme, “together for peace, respect, safety and dignity...
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    iPhone X: Imitation Is Not Innovation

    Shelly Palmer My monthly “new iPhone every year” payment just joined my cable bill, my water bill, and my electric bill as grudge expenses. I hate paying them because the companies charge more and more for the same stuff, and there’s nothing I can do about it. Apple promised...
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    Huracanes, terremotos, vientos de guerra ¿Qué predicen los astros?

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Durante un mes hemos observado noticias alarmantes y hemos sido testigos de varios desastres naturales, terremonos y huracanes no dan tregua en el continente americano. Afectando naciones y regiones como México, Puerto Rico, Isla Barbuda, Islas Vírgenes, Cuba, Cayos de la Florida, etc. Además,...
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    Q&A: Under the Sea with Bety Le

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Stage performer Bety Le grew up in San Jose, as a child she was part of the Children’s Musical Theater and eventually attended Westmont High School. Although her pursuits of theater took a backseat to synchronized swimming, (as part of the Santa Clara Aquamaids), the...
  • Multiracial Americans are at the cutting edge of social and demographic change in the U.S. Photo Credit: Steve Hardy/Flickr

    Could Multiracial Americans Ease Racial Tensions?

    Trimmel Gomes Public News Service TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At a time of cultural and racial divide, multiracial Floridians find themselves caught in the middle – even as they offer a glimpse into the future of social and demographic changes in the U.S. The once-per-decade census shows America becoming more...
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    Garage Sale Tips for Buyers and Sellers

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Warm weather and long days create the perfect conditions for a neighborhood garage sale. For sellers, a garage sale can be a great way to declutter your home and make some extra money. Buyers can often find items for a steep discount....
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    How to Help Our Neighbors in Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Our Own Flood Victims

    Mexico City and its surrounding states (Morelos, Puebla, and Estado de México) were severely hit by an earthquake. This is the second quake in less than two weeks; the first was on September 7th (8.2-magnitude) and the second on the 19th (7.1-magnitude) There are hundreds of dead and missing people....
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    Todos somos hispanos

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Cada año se conmemora el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con eventos que exaltan a nuestros talentos, como expresión de los avances que hemos alcanzado los latinos en los Estados Unidos, a pesar de la hostilidad y las adversidades, y gracias a...
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    IT’S HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH (SEPTEMBER 15th – OCTOBER 15th)

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR “Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.” “The observation started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President...