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Archive for March, 2009

Madera’s Chávez Celebration Small, but has plenty of Amoravatar

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Check out the photo gallery at The Madera Coalition for Community Justice is a small organization made up of four individuals, who put on events such as the Interfaith and Intercultural Day, organize food drives and make people aware of programs to help the diverse culture of the community.  Though the César Chávez Celebration, now [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

March 31st, 2009 at 11:39 pm

No Way México Could Lose At Azteca; Next Up: Hondurasavatar

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It’s easy to say that México’s triumphant 2-0 victory over Costa Rica last Saturday was a sure bet. The loss to United States (World Ranking is 17) was heartfelt, but not unforeseen. But it’s not a numbers game for El Tri, whose ranked 23rd, against the No. 32 Costa Rica. The win still is pretty good, but again, [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

March 31st, 2009 at 10:41 pm

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Do you really understand the César Chávez Celebration?avatar

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I was inspired to hear the words from the son of late-farmworker leader César Estrada Chávez.  Paul Chávez told students at the Peace Garden on the campus of Fresno State that his father was like everyone else. He said a person’s wealth is not about money, but what they leave behind. So what does this mean? If you now work [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

March 31st, 2009 at 10:10 pm

Will ‘Temo’ flip flop about career in the MLS?avatar

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Not sure if we can take Cuauhtémoc Blanco’s word about this being the Mexican forward’s last season with the Chicago Fire in the MLS. The man who offers little in the way of interviews had also  announced his retirement from the Mexican national team. Shortly after all the notoriety from millions of supporters for his service to El [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

March 31st, 2009 at 8:55 pm

Clovis West students to abduct themselves on April 25thavatar

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On April 25th students from Clovis West High will be abducting themselves in hopes that they can make a difference for children they’ve never seen. To fully understand what they will set out to do you’d need to watch the video at . It takes a little while to see the entire video, but [...]

Written by Margie Ortiz

March 31st, 2009 at 7:50 pm

VIDEO of Clovis West HS, Winner of the Lip Sync Contest!avatar

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Clovis West High School principal Ben Drati and his students were crowned the winners of the 2009 High School Principal Spanish Lip Sync Contest. (For more information about Drati and Clovis West, check out Olivia Ruiz’s story in this week’s edition of Vida.) Here are four videos of the Clovis West’s high-energy performance. If you’re [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

March 31st, 2009 at 1:44 pm