Ruben Hernandez

It’s Personal

It’s Personal

It’s time to take Sheriff Joe’s abuse of civil and Constitutional rights personal. And we’re not just talking about the Maricopa sheriff’s controversial immigration sweeps. Or the fact that many of those being stopped, questioned about their citizenship, and jailed are not just undocumented immigrants, but citizen Latinos. You see, it becomes clearer with each […]

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Encanto Park restrooms

Editor, I am the person you are looking for. I am the someone your article suggests – just suggests – as the someone who might not think that it is vital to provide Latinos at Encanto Park with the same sanitary restrooms provided at parks in wealthier, whiter neighborhoods. I believe that Encanto Park could […]

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Twin creators with inner vision

Twin creators with inner vision

This month’s featured artists, photographer Maria Marta Giménez and Laura Peralta, a Dance Movement Therapy instructor, are combining DMT, photography, and psychology to help people tap into their inner selves. The creative duo says they’ve created a unique personal growth process that helps people live, as Oprah would say, “Their best lives now.” They call […]

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Tracking a killer cancer

Tracking a killer cancer

By Angela Rabago-Mussi Every October for the last 14 years, I’ve joined my mother, aunts and cousins on a trip to downtown Phoenix for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. After the 5K walk, our annual tradition ends at Matador restaurant in downtown Phoenix, where we join a sea of other pink-wearing walkers […]

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Collateral*Damage

Collateral*Damage

By Ruben Hernandez and Jonathan Higuera In April, National Council of La Raza chief Janet Murguía gave a speech to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. warning that politicians across the country are using immigration as a wedge issue to get elected in 2008. She emphasized that although the targets are mostly Mexican undocumented immigrants, […]

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Healthcare school honors trio

Healthcare school honors trio

A.T. Still University, a multidisciplinary healthcare complex of three learning facilities in Mesa, recently honored 11 individuals, businesses and groups at its Sixth Annual Crystal Awards program. The winners included Angela Gonzales, who covers biotechnology and healthcare for The Business Journal of Phoenix, who was honored in the media category. Awards in the healthcare excellence […]

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Four join Valle del Sol board

Valle del Sol, a local non-profit organization serving the Phoenix  metropolitan area, announces the appointment of four additional members to the agency’s board of directors. The new members are Tina Marie Bradley of APS, Julio Herrera of Cox Internacional, Sarah Strunk of Fennemore Craig, and James Vigars of Sonoran Bank. “We are delighted to welcome […]

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Head of trust land real estate unit

Michael Del Castillo is the new manager of the Southern Arizona real estate office of the Arizona State Land Department. In his role, Del Castillo had responsibility for more than 2.5 million of the 9.3 million acres of State Trust land. He is a 15-year veteran of the real estate industry, having worked for Meritage […]

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Chamber gets new account executive

Rosa Moreno has been hired by the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce to be a senior account executive. Moreno, a certified interior redesign industry specialist, is founder of Virgo Organize Interiors and previous owner of Granite Mountain Gallery in Prescott. She is a member of Tucson Professional Organizers and has spoken on the topic of […]

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New E-commerce manager heads up Web venture

Kris Alvarenga, the new manager of E-Commerce for Paddock Pools, will develop and oversee the company’s new online super store, www.ShopPaddock.com. With more than a decade of experience as an industry leader in Web development, internet marketing and search-engine optimization, Alvarenga will head up all Paddock Pool’s e-commerce initiatives. Since debuting this past March, more […]

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