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03/08/17 The History of Low Riders

Two local Chicanos, Albert Pulido and Rigorberto "Rigo" Reyes will discuss the book they wrote about the history of low riders, in San Diego and Tijuana Interesting that in the 70's and 80's car clubs were international. Cruising not only Highland Ave in National City and Playas de Tijuana in Mexico There are 8 qualities [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

03/01/17 Las Mananitas Breakfast Supports the Cesar Chavez Clubs

This program will focus on Las Mananitas a breakfast fund raising event to support the Cesar Chavez Clubs. The guest for this program is Linda LeGerrette.. The clubs are unique to San Diego and are found in 24 schools. They are a tribute to Cesar's legacy / This year the breakfast will honor Luis Valdez. [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

02/08/17 Southwestern College’s Award Winning Collegiate Newspaper

Today's four guest are Dr. Max Branscom Professor of Journalism and adviser to Americans #w ranked collegiate newspaper. Mirella Lopez, Editor-in-chief. Alyssa Pajarilio, Viewpoints Editor, sex columnist and Christopher Garcia former News Editor and now a journalism student at CSU Long Beach. The discussion will focus on what it takes to put together a student [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

02/01/17 Living in Logan Heights

90 year old Emma Lopez grew up in Logan Heights. Her parents owned the Neighborhood Café that was located on National Ave. Emma learned to cook, sew and dance at the Neighborhood House. Emma attend Memorial Jr. High and San Diego High School. Her childhood memories include riding the ferry to Coronado, WWII and dances [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

01/25/17 “La Neighbor: A Settlement House in Logan Heights”

Wade Taylor interviews Host and Author Maria Garcia about her book "La Neighbor". This book focuses about a settlement house that was the heart of the Logan Heights community. Many of the stories tell of the discrimination and contributions Mexican American faced in San Diego. Maria discusses WWII, learning to swim at Caquita Beach and [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

01/18/17 Planned Parenthood

The guest are Nora Vargas and Zohreh ( Zora ) Akhavan. Nora is Planned Parenthood's first Latina VP and has been politically active since the days she volunteered on the Bill Clinton campaign. Zora is a volunteer with Planned Parenthood whose mother, a political prisoner from Iran, fled bringing Zora with her.

By | January 18th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

01/11/17 Latina on the National City – Alejandra Soltero Solis City Council Person.

In fifth grade Alejandra Soltero Solis announced she wanted to be the mayor of National City. On todays show she announced she will be running for Mayor of National City in 2018. Alejandra grew up in National city, attended schools in National City. She majored in Political Science and social justice at UCSD. She was [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

11/16/16 Developing a Charter School

There are two guests Marisol Rerrucha and Brian Glassroude whose mission is to create a new charter school in the community of San Ysidro. The emphasis for this new school is social justice with the understanding the role that institutionalized racism, poverty and marginalization has on the daily life of students. The focus will be [...]

By | November 16th, 2016|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

11/09/16 Counseling in the Latino Community

Dr. Maria Nieto Senour will discuss the mental illness and counseling in the Latino community. Maria will help to clarify that the need for counseling is nothing to be ashamed of and that anxiety and depression are part of our daily life. Is there a difference between a professional counselor, priest, minister ? Is a [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

11/02/16 Dia de los muertos (Day of the dead) Dr. Mario Aguilar

This show focus on the Day of the dead (dia de los muertos) a holiday that goes back prior to the Spanish colonization. Mario starts by discussing his growing up in East San Diego and the sharing of many of the stories he grew up hearing as a child. The oral history stories from Mexico [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments