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Sen. Lopez’s amendment rebuffed

Sen. Lopez’s amendment rebuffed

When Sen. Linda Lopez offered an amendment to exclude universities and community colleges from SB 1168, she should have threatened a “chancla-buster.” The bill expands the restrictions on the ability of political subdivisions to regulate the transfer, possession, storage, licensing, or registration of firearms or ammunition (read: guns on campus). Like an old-school filibuster, but […]

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Know your risk

Know your risk

Many things affect your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Some of these things, like your weight and how much you exercise, you can change. Other things, like your age, gender, race, or family history – you can’t change.

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Flores is HPAC Man of the Year

Flores is HPAC Man of the Year

The Hispanic Professional Action Committee (HPAC) has chosen Dr. Roy Flores, chancellor of the Pima Community College (PCC) District since 2003, as Man of the Year. Recognized for his outstanding contributions to education with PCC, Dr. Flores was also chosen as one of five top leaders in higher education in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher […]

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Fun(d)-raising with Friends of Public Radio

Fun(d)-raising with Friends of Public Radio

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona are throwing a fun fundraising party on Friday, April 16, 4 to 9 p.m. at the Arizona Historical Society Museum in Papago Park, 1300 N. College Avenue in Tempe. The theme is !Tequilazona! – celebrating all things Southwestern, including the taste of tequila. But it’s first-come, first-served, and limited […]

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LULAC honors educators

The 21st Annual LULAC Council 1057 Educational Awards & Scholarship Banquet honored people, businesses, and organizations bettering the lives of young people through education. This year’s honorees were Brenda Even, Robert Gugino, Sylvia Lee, Augustine Romero, Frank Valenzuela and the Walgreens Corporation. Congressman Raul Grijalva and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard received special recognition for […]

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Help HipChicas help the planet

Help HipChicas help the planet

A preteen (‘tween to you hipsters), Latina-themed, online game site is about to launch – with a little help. At www.hipchicas.com, players follow the Hip Chicas, a pop band of five teen Latina role models, on tour of the Americas. They bring awareness about the people, history, and environmental issues being faced at each stop […]

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Ortiz to exec direct One Voice

The One Voice Community Center board has selected Ernesto Ortiz as their new executive director. One Voice serves as a cultural focal point uniting LGBT individuals and provides educational, social, and wellness programs.

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CPL announces Class of 2010

The Center for Progressive Leadership has announced the CPL Arizona Political Leaders Fellowship Class of 2010, comprised of 40 community professionals from the public, nonprofit and private sectors.  Among this year’s fellows are Wendoly Abrego, Hector Espriu, Jean Moriki, Natalie Luna Rose, Angel Sanchez, and Emily Verdugo-Aldrich.

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Happenings at Phoenix Art Museum

Happenings at Phoenix Art Museum

Ansel Adams: Discoveries On view now through June 6, Ansel Adams: Discoveries is an unmatched exploration of the beloved photographer’s personal archives. Drawn from the Center for Creative Photography, this never-before-seen exhibition features Adams’s most popular images and lesser-known works, along with rare archival materials that offer new insights into the master photographer’s celebrated career […]

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Phoenix Biz Journal’s 2010 40 under 40

Community leaders who have achieved impressive milestones in their businesses and careers and have made significant contributions to the Valley’s overall quality of life have been chosen for this year’s Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 under 40. Honorees include Ricardo Cortazar, Leticia de la Vara, Julio Herrera, Ernesto Ortiz, Amy Terreros, and Christa Torralba.

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