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Visit me on my new blog!avatar

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Hello! I’m now blogging for Vida en el Valle’s new community health blog, Harvesting Health/Cosechando Salud. This blog is part of a new reporting project, funded by the California Endowment, that will allow Vida en el Valle to spend a year zeroing in on critical health issues that are impacting Latino communities across the San Joaquín Valley. [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 24th, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Henry T. Perea wins 31st Assembly Districtavatar

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A huge smile was on the face of Henry T. Perea after his father, Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea, read aloud that his son’s campaign had won the race for 31st Assembly at Veni Vidi Vici in the Tower District. “We have been campaigning for this office for the last year and a half. It’s a big [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

November 3rd, 2010 at 1:53 pm

Andres Cantor featured in the latest Geico commercialavatar

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I love a good commercial.  Today I saw the Geico commercial featuring Andres Cantor! Cantor is commentating on a chess game. “Can futbol announcer Andres Cantor make any sport exciting?” “Un partido intenso hoy!” “Que tension! Viene! Viene! Viene!” “Goooooooooooooooooooool!” Check it out on YouTube. Here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fXsfAeqimY It’s garnered 215,918 hits. The Honest Abe is hilarious too! It has [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

July 7th, 2010 at 10:36 pm

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No Bull sports in Spain?avatar

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YO. Sorry I haven’t posted anything for a while, but I’m back in it.   I just heard yesterday the popular annual event running with the bulls in Spain is getting gored. This worldwide recession is hitting close to home now in several small Spanish communities. Pamplona is hosting the event this week, but amid controversy over whether to [...]

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July 7th, 2010 at 8:22 am

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“Pick up the gun and shoot”avatar

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When I was told I would be blogging as part of my duties as the newest reporter for Vida en el Valle, a million topic ideas twirled around my mind. What topics would I discuss in these blogs and how would they engage readers? I guess I’ll start with this… Recently, I attended a funeral [...]

Written by Cynthia Moreno

June 23rd, 2010 at 2:05 pm

Pixley family prioritizes healthavatar

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For this week’s edition of Vida en el Valle, I wrote a story about the García family of Pixley. (The story was produced with the support of The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, a program of USC’s Annenberg School for Communications & Journalism.) When I first embarked on the story, I planned on writing about [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

June 2nd, 2010 at 8:08 am

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