• A new report finds that lower college graduation rates lead to lower pay in the workforce, as Latinos have the lowest median earnings of all groups in California. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Calif. Latinos Surge Into College, But Graduation Rates Lag

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The number of Latinos in college in California is surging, but their graduation rates are still far behind other groups, according to a new report. Researchers at Georgetown University found that 12 percent of Latinos have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to...
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    La verdadera historia del viernes 13

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Durante más de setecientos años el día Viernes 13, se ha considerado como un día de augurios perniciosos, misteriosos y hasta funestos. Desde los primeros albores de la era cristiana, los obispos de Roma temerosos que algún día claudicaran sus juicios y dictámenes, tomaron...
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    Based on A True Story, “Patriots from the Barrio” Heads to the Screen

    Author Dave Gutierrez, San Jose Resident, reaches adaptation deal for his book which chronicles Chicano Soldiers in World War II Arturo Hilario El Observador The Second World War (1939-1945) was a global war, felt by every country in every continent on this world. The alliances, the Allies and Axis...
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    El Vergonzoso Silencio de Donald Trump

    Michael Brune Sierra Club En Puerto Rico, 3,4 millones de estadounidenses están sin electricidad debido al Huracán María, el cual, como un tornado de 50 millas de diámetro, virtualmente obliteró la infraestructura de la isla. Artículos esenciales, como alimentos y agua, son virtualmente imposibles de distribuir, especialmente en las...
  • Zimbabwean ecologist and rancher Allan Savory points to the carbon sequestration benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. Credit: James Duncan Davidson, FlickrCC.

    Is Grass-fed Good Enough?

    Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now and then. If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally? — Jeanine Smith, Hixson, TN Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Yes and no,...
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    Crepas De Jamón, Manzana Y Queso Cheddar

    PREPARACIÓN 20 mins COCCIÓN 30 mins PORCIÓNES 6 INGREDIENTES 3 tazas de jamón desmenuzado, caliente 1 3/4 taza de leche 2% descremada 1/4 taza de mantequilla sin sal, derretida 4 huevos grandes 1/2 cucharadita de sal 1 1/2 tazas de harina 1 manzana Granny Smith, cortada a la mitad,...
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    Tips for Hiring a Trustworthy Painter

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau I used to repaint my childhood bedroom every few years, changing the paint every time I found a new favorite color. When it came to repainting my kitchen, however, I turned to professional help. While some paint jobs are easy to do...
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    Domingo Negro

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Dos días después de festejar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en la Casa Blanca y de decirle a un grupo de jóvenes que “no hay ningún sueño más allá de su alcance”, el presidente Donald Trump convirtió a 690,000 dreamers en...
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    CONTINUING TO IMPROVE LATINO SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INFLUENCE

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR No one is against the improvements within the low-income communities, especially the Latino community. One exception is those who currently profit by exploiting disadvantaged communities. During this 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) it is appropriate to examine the determinants which permit...