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04/19/17 Growing a Business in Logan Heights

Diego and Son Printing company has been located in Logan Heights since 1972. Diego and Betty Aguilera started this printing business with a loan from the Small Business Administration. There first location was a rented building in Logan Heights . Today they own the building were the printing company is located. The business today is [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

04/12/17 Growing up in Shelltown

Roger Cazares and Augie Bareno two very successful community members discuss the childhood when living in Shelltown. Shelltown is the area around St Jude's Church with such names as Delta, Beta and Epsilon. If your wondering how Shelltown got it's name tune in and find out. The role that sports, neighbors and families played in [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|1 Comment

04/05/17 Repatriation, Operation Wetback, and the Wall

Anna Daniels from the SD Free Press is discussing some of the effect repatriation and operation wetback had on the Mexican and Mexican American community. The United States has encouraged and used Mexican and Mexican American labor when needed and then deported them when economic downturns occurred. In the late 1920's and early 1930 enforced [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|1 Comment

03/29/17 A Latina Council Member in Oceanside

Esther Sanchez was born and raised in Oceanside. This was in the days when Oceanside was a little military town and did not have the large population it has now. After high school she attended Brown University. Esther said that was the first time she felt she was different. While at Brown she became interested [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|0 Comments

03/23/17 Growing up in Logan Heights

here are two guests, who were both past residents of Logan Heights. My guests are Roger Talamantez and Gilbert Reyes. Both have family members that worked in the Canneries. They spoke about the difference employment at the cannery made in the life of their families. One advantage of working at the cannery is you qualified [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|1 Comment

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