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Archive for September, 2009

Viva Mexico! FCC’s Grito Contestavatar

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It takes serious guts to get up on a stage in front of your peers, take a microphone in hand, and call out your best, loudest, longest , most stylized“Viva México!” But Fresno City College students Adriana Vazquez, Mikey, and José Ordaz achieved this feat with flying (red, white, and green) colors during the Grito [...]

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September 18th, 2009 at 1:52 pm

Video: Makeup tips from a proavatar

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A few weeks ago, I interviewed Suzi Picaso, CEO of the makeup line Suzi Q Cosmetics. The makeup line, which she launched in 2005, especially targets Latina, Middle Eastern, and Asian women with golden-yellow undertones in their skin. Picaso told me that along with making up celebrities at national awards events (think the Emmys, the [...]

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September 8th, 2009 at 8:24 am

Your last chance to wear white to weekend events…avatar

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If you’re still looking for a way to jazz up your Labor Day Weekend, here are two great options. Tonight, Revelación Caribe and Revelació Vallenata will be performing as part of Arte America’s Nights in the Plaza summer music series. After this weekend, there are just three more Friday night concerts at Arte, but this [...]

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September 4th, 2009 at 1:20 pm

On the Web: Two sites highlight Valley issuesavatar

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Vida features a weekly column – “En La Red/On the Web” – that recommends a Web site worth checking out. Today, I’m recommending two sites that shine a spotlight on issues in the Valley. In case you didn’t see this last week, Newsweek published a five-part series on the economic crises in the San Joaquin Valley, [...]

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September 2nd, 2009 at 8:17 am

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