Entries by Raul Rodriquez

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Bay Area Lawmakers Author Five of Seven New Voting Laws

By Raul Rodriquez, Aug 10, 2011 1:31 PM

Local Bay Area state assemblymembers authored five out of seven new voting laws signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

One of the laws in particularly will benefit newly naturalized citizens, reports La Opinión.

The newly signed bill AB 84, authored by Mountain View Democratic Assembly member Paul Fong, allows newly naturalized citizens to register to vote by the seventh day before an election and vote up
until the polls close on Election Day.

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Japanese-American Community Becoming More Diverse

By Raul Rodriquez, Jul 25, 2011 2:04 PM

The Japanese-American community is aging and becoming more diverse according to a study based on U.S. Census data, reports Rafu Shimpo.

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Elvis Crespo, Christian Chavez to Perform at SF Pride

By Raul Rodriquez, Jun 25, 2011 12:28 PM

Popular Puerto Rican merengue recording artist Elvis Crespo and Mexican pop singer Christian Chavez will be performing on the Steamworks Latin Stage this Sunday – the first major male Latino artists to perform at San Francisco Gay Pride, reports El Mensajero.