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June 14, 2024

Historia SJ

Chinese dignitaries visit schools in East San Jose

May 19th, 1999 By Yolanda Reynolds Photos By Mary Andrade Last Monday, 55 distinguished visitors from mainland China visited Silicon Valley. The group included dignitaries from the Provinces of Yunnan and Beijing. The trip here is intended to encourage cultural exchange, respect for language and cultural differences and to promote exploratory discussions for teacher and …

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Frustrated Alum Rock parents speak out on sick-outs

April 28th, 1999 By Yolanda Reynolds “I don’t understand the sickouts, the children are suffering,” said ACORN spokeswoman Yvonne Vasquez. She announced that some parents involved in a group named “Parents for Legal Action” were seeking legal counsel in order to take action to stop the sick-outs and disruption in the instructional and support programs …

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Countywide Violence Prevention Program inches towards implementation

March 31, 1999 By Yolanda Reynolds “Are we selling our children to Budweiser and Miller — we should be telling our children it is not nice to drink,” Florencio Rodarte told the County Board of Supervisors last week. Rodaite is a long-time San Jose resident and community advocate. He testified at the recent County hearings …

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Will the Education Reform ultimately help or hurt our children 

March 24, 1999 By Yolanda Reynolds Reform of education is on the mind of the entire community, including parents, teachers, students and almost every elected official from the local level on to the Congress and the White House. The newly elected California Governor, Democrat Gray Davis, has set, as a priority, reforms intended to improve …

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New Spanish language Knight Ridder management seeks to eliminate other Hispanic print media from joining in sponsorship of community events

September 11, 1996 By Yolanda Reynolds The Knight-Ridder Newspaper chain, one of the largest in the United States, recently introduced a small tabloid style Spanish language publication, titled “Nuevo Mundo,” in San Jose. When the publication was first announced, the impression was given that a long overdue Knight Ridder interest in news coverage of the …

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Juchit Ireta, a place of musical and intellectual expressions of mi pueblo

August 23, 1995 by Yolanda Reynolds A “peña,” the name used in Spanish speaking countries for a gathering of friends to share music, discuss important issues or share literary works, is happening in Sunnyvale. It is organized and promoted by the talented Sunnyvale couple Victor Hugo Santos and his wife Leticia Elicea. It is a …

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N.A.H.P. reaffirms its commitment to serve and support member publications and the Hispanic community

July 19, 1995 by Yolanda Reynolds The N.A.H.P. (National Association of Hispanic Publications) President and Board of Directors (which is made up of the Regional Directors of the organization) held their national quarterly meeting last week for the first time ever in San Jose. At a was conference, at noon Friday, the N.A.H.P. leadership announced …

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THE LEGACY OF CESAR CHAVEZ CONTINUES TO INSPIRE THE HOPE OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY FOR ALL

April 23, 1994 By Yolanda Reynolds The end of April will bring to a close this year’s formal events commemorating the life and work of the well-known farmworker organizer, Cesar Chavez, who died a year ago last April. His life and work has inspired many who, in their own ways, continue the work of Cesar. …

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VICE MAYOR ALVARADO ANNOUNCED HER SUPPORT FOR LOFGREN CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDACY

March 19, 1994 By Yolanda Reynolds This Thursday noon, March 17 San Jose Councilwoman Blanca Alvarado endorsed Zoe Lofgren, a candidate for the 16th Congressional District. This District has long been represented by Don Edwards who recently announced that he was retiring from public office. Alvarado, surrounded by supporters, cited many reasons for her endorsement …

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