• Newsom Lays Out Lofty Health Goals in State of the State

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Groups that promote greater access to health care cheered Tuesday February 12 as Gov. Gavin Newsom made the issue a central part of his State of the State address. The governor criticized what he called the Trump administration’s “vandalism” of the...
  • Entrevista: Ballet bajo la gran carpa de VOLTA

    El nuevo espectáculo del Cirque du Soleil combina acrobacias de alta energía y la danza clásica de la artista Rosina Gil. Arturo Hilario El Observador Cirque du Soleil presenta su 41ª producción con el lanzamiento de VOLTA, un espectáculo de música electrónica de alta energía que combina bailes clásicos,...
  • San José Launches Digital Inclusion Fund to Close the Digital Divide

    Office of Mayor Liccardo   San José, Calif. – On Tuesday February 12 Mayor Sam Liccardo announced that the City of San José had authorized the creation of the San José Digital Inclusion Fund (DIF). This initiative, funded through private corporate investment and the largest of its kind in...
  • Californians Add Momentum to “Green New Deal”

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SAN DIEGO – Grassroots groups such as the Sunrise Movement and 350.org are mobilizing across California and the nation this week and next to promote the “Green New Deal,” a 10-year-plan to fight climate change by weaning the country off of oil and gas....
  • Belize makes big push into sustainable tourism, Latin American market

    Ana Lopez EFE Mexico City – Belize is making a big push to create a sustainable tourism industry, aiming to protect the environment and avoid mass tourism by offering boutique hotels and crystal-clear waters that are a diver’s dream. Belizean Tourism and Aviation Minister Manuel Heredia unveiled a new...
  • ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    Cats – Broadway San Jose February 19 – 24, 2019 Center for the Performing Arts 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113 Tickets: $43-$153 Info: broadwaysanjose.com...
  • Calendar 2.15

    12th Annual Open Your Heart Pajama Drive February 15, 2019 / 7am Fairmont San Jose 170 S Market St San Jose, CA Joint Venture – 2019 State of the Valley February 15, 2019 / 8am San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA NoonArts&...
  • EL CLAMOR DE LOS TEPESIANOS

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana    Ni la lluvia, ni las gélidas temperaturas desanimaron a los “tepesianos”. Cientos de beneficiarios del programa de Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) llegaron esta semana a la puerta frontal de la Casa Blanca para demandar justicia. Enseguida marcharon cobijados por sus paraguas...
  • ABOUT ALL THOSE DEMOCRATIC ASPIRANTS ON BECOMING THE NEXT PRESIDENT

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Since CA’s Senator Kamala Harris announced, “I am a candidate for being elected “President of these United States of America” an additional 24 individuals have also declared their candidacy. The list represents the diversity of this nation’s resident population: Four women (two Anglos; two African-...