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Archive for December, 2009

Con El Limón Way! Peruvian Style in Fresno!avatar

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 See the photo gallery of our visit to Limón.  I had the pleasure of meeting the family of Peruvians, Aldo, Ana and Luz, at their restaurant in north Fresno, Limón: Peruvian Cuisine – Nuevo Latino Fusion at the River Park Shopping Center. It’s a gem. Not only is the pre-recorded music delightful adding to a superb [...]

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December 30th, 2009 at 7:52 pm

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Best of 2009 – Fresno editionavatar

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Across the news and the Internet, people are putting together “Best Of” lists for 2009. Here’s a list that I’ve started – feel free to comment, or add on to it! Favorite movies of 2009: (500) Days of Summer, Sin Nombre, The Hangover Memorable Fresno events that I covered: - The filming of the Fresno edition [...]

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December 28th, 2009 at 4:39 pm

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José Elgorriaga – Rest in Peaceavatar

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Antonio José Elgorriaga, the greatest soccer coach the San Joaquín Valley has been blessed with, died yesterday (Dec. 16) following a long illness. He was 82 years old. We — both the soccer community, Latinos and the overall community — have lost a great man. Known as ‘The Eagle’ by those in his soccer circle [...]

Written by Juan Esparaza

December 17th, 2009 at 11:52 am

Not ready for the MLS? Let Fuego’s futbol prep you in the PDLavatar

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Any of you a hardcore fan of the Fresno Fuego who might be interested in trading your noisemaker for a pair of cleats?   Like the San Jose Earthquakes, the Fuego will also hold open tryouts for the Premier Development League team of Fresno. The franchise is searching for talented players throughout four days of intense screening come January. The Fuego plays out of [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

December 17th, 2009 at 12:48 am

Want a shot at Donovan, Blanco or Beckham? San Jose Earthquakes will hold open tryoutsavatar

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Got MLS game? Think you can dance alongside the likes of Donovan, Blanco and the Englishman Beckham? Well here’s your chance to strut your stuff in Major League Soccer.  Northern California’s Major League Soccer franchise San Jose Earthquakes are planning to hold an open tryout at Stanton Field in Santa Clara on Jan. 24. And they’re looking for people who can help turn things [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

December 16th, 2009 at 11:27 pm

¡Viva El Mariachi! Festival’s woesavatar

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When news broke this week (check Rebecca Plevin’s excellent report in this week’s issue of Vida en el Valle) that the 28th annual ¡Viva El Mariachi! Festival would not happen this spring, I immediately thought about all the great music I have been privileged to hear because of the festival. But first, I have to [...]

Written by Juan Esparaza

December 15th, 2009 at 11:11 am

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