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07/19/17 The House of Mexico

Balboa Park has many countries represented by small cottages . However Our closes neighbor Mexico does not have any representation. My guest Amalia Ruelas and Gloria Cazares to members of the House of Mexico organizations have discussed why we should have representation in Balboa Park. In 1994 a group under people started the effort to [...]

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07/12/17 Understanding the ACA and its Impact on Latinos

Leticia Cazares has spent the last 20 years working in community health. Her most recent position was director of the San Ysidro Health Center. She has a Master's in public health and is well known for her advocacy for public health. When it comes to the Affordable Health Care Act there are very few people [...]

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06/28/17 Chicano Muralist Victor Ochoa

Over the years Victor Ochoa has worn many hats, some know him as an activist, others as an educator, to his children he is know as a parent. If you live in San Diego you know him as a Master muralist. Victor has more murals in Chicano Park than any other artist. He has painted [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Vecinos|2 Comments

06/21/17 Irma Castro- Chicana Activist

Irma Castro has worn many hats as a Chicana activist. She was instrumental in establishing la escuelita del barrio. that worked with parents in the late 60's. She was born and raised in San Diego and spent a great deal of her time in Logan Heights. As a child she had many medical problems and [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|1 Comment

06/14/17 Enrique Morones and Border Angels

Enrique Morones is the founder and director of Border Angeles He was born and raised in San Diego. His father was involved with Mexican Labor Unions in Mexico and came to San Diego to work in the Fish and Game of for Mexico. He joking brags that St Augustine is the Greatest High School , [...]

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06/07/17 Mary Salas: Latina Mayor

In San Diego county there is only one Latina Mayor. Mary Salas, who grew up in Chula Vista was elected Mayor in 2014. Another factor that makes Mary unique is that she is a fifth generation resident of Chula Vista. She is the first women to win an election with first being appointed. Mary discusses [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Vecinos, wsRadio Presents|Comments Off on 06/07/17 Mary Salas: Latina Mayor

05/31/17 Immigration and Deportation

There are two guest for this program, Mark Lane and Francisco Duarte. Mark has a long record of working with disenfranchised communities Franciscos' parents were recently arrested by ICE leaving his three siblings to live alone. On the day his parents were taken into custody he was awaken when his siblings came into his room [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Vecinos|2 Comments

04/26/17 Dual /bilingual education and the Seal of Bi-literacy

This program has three guests. The two in studio guest are Rosalia Salinas former senior director of curriculum at the SD County Office of Education and Brandon Brizuela a college student and a recipient of the Bea Gonzales Scholarship. The third guest is a call in guest, Shelly Speigel-Coleman Executive Director of California Together. The [...]

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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 [...]

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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