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Acclaimed Author Francisco Jiménez to Receive Steinbeck Award
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Acclaimed Author Francisco Jiménez to Receive Steinbeck Award »

“I thank Francisco Jimenez for honoring all brave children who grow up poor in America.” – Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on

Exclusive Interview with Mayor Sam Liccardo – 2016 State of the City
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Exclusive Interview with Mayor Sam Liccardo – 2016 State of the City »

The high energy that punctuated the air for the State of the City address came from a diverse crowd, and also from Overfelt

Oficina de Relaciones de Inmigrantes entrega los premios “Faro de Luz” a quienes luchan en favor de los inmigrantes
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Oficina de Relaciones de Inmigrantes entrega los premios “Faro de Luz” a quienes luchan en favor de los inmigrantes »

De la Redacción/ Fotos por Eliana Céspedes

El viernes 26 de febrero, la Oficina de Relaciones de Inmigrantes del Condado de Santa Clara honró a cinco individuos por su arduo trabajo en favor de los derechos de los inmigrantes del condado entregando los premios de Faro de Luz.

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District 8 Councilwoman Rose Herrera speaks on running for Mayor »

Interview by Sharon McElhone
Rose Herrera loves the City of San Jose not only because she was born and raised in East San Jose and went to Santa Clara University for her undergraduate and graduate degrees, but because she says she has a vision for it.

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Supervisor Dave Cortese launches run for Mayor of San Jose »

Interview by Sharon McElhone

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Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio runs for Mayor of San Jose »

Interview by Sharon McElhone
Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio serves District 6, which includes the greater Santana Row, Rose Garden, and Willow Glen areas.

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Madison Nguyen runs for Mayor of San Jose »

Interview by Sharon McElhone
When residents ask Madison Nguyen what makes her different form the candidates who are running for Mayor of San Jose, she says the answer lies in her life experiences, which include an immigrant past. As a child, Madison came to the United States on an overcrowded fishing boat.

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Councilmember Sam Liccardo launches candidacy for Mayor of San Jose »

Interview by Sharon McElhone
Councilmember and mayoral candidate, Sam Liccardo’s roots to Santa Clara County run deep as a third generation member of an immigrant family that settled in the Bay Area.

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Three Mexican-American Women Run for District 2 Supervisor »

By Sharon McElhone
Amidst former Supervisor George Shirakawa’s trial for abusing public funds, three Latinas are running to fill the vacant seat in District Two. Teresa Alvarado, Cindy Chavez, and Patricia Martinez-Roach are candidates for Supervisor, and each plans to bring more gender equity to the board.

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Blanca Alvarado’s last stand »

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Text by Patty Cruz Lopez
Photos by Mary J. Andrade