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Pope Duarte wins award

Phoenix author Stella Pope Duarte earned first place in the 34th Annual Chicano/Latino Literary Prize competition for her short story Women Who Live in Coffee Shops. The award is sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Irvine.

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Rubalcava to join State Farm

Sonja Mazon Rubalcava is joining State Farm Insurance as an agent trainee this month. She will be in the training program for 6-8 months before opening her own office. She previously worked at Arvizu Advertising and Promotions.

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Phoenix College Hall of Fame

Mayor Phil Gordon, Dr. Virginia Ramos Foster, Sheila Contreras and state legislator Ben Miranda were among those inducted into the Phoenix College Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame at the 2008 Alumni History Makers: Scholarship Dinner and Auction last month at the Hilton Garden Inn in Phoenix. It was the group’s 10th anniversary hall of fame […]

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All aboard for fun

All aboard for fun

Dynamic duo makes bus its business

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Working for Santa

Working for Santa

Career as elf brings smiles, magical moments

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Fire fighter family affair

Fire fighter family affair

Durans climb up the ladder at Phoenix Fire Department

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Giving the gift of education

Giving the gift of education

Keeping the brain in shape is just as important as keeping one’s body in shape.
Latino Perspectives offers holiday ideas for giving the gift of education:

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La Cantera: Westin’s luxury taste of Texas

La Cantera: Westin’s luxury taste of Texas

By Rebecca Antioco For those who think honky-tonks and horses when thinking about a Texas vacation, and aren’t much excited about it, there is another option. One where upscale shopping and world-class golf reside a short drive from hill-country vineyards, cultural and artistic venues and a lively nightlife. Located just 20 minutes north of downtown […]

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Christmas con piquete!

Christmas <em>con piquete!</em>

By Jesus Adrian Ledezma During these cold winter nights, a good ponche will make your celebrations warmer “And so happy Christmas, for black and for white, for yellow and red ones, let’s stop all the fight.” – John Lennon Well, it’s finally that time of the year when we get to reflect on the achievements […]

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Little things are a big part of volunteering

Little things are a big part of volunteering

By Rosalva Saldana Since March of 2007 I have been a volunteer at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH). My main duty is to play with the kids in the playrooms. It really is a lot of fun. The volunteers and staff at PCH create daily crafts for the kids to take their mind off their hospital […]