Carlos Martinez, manager of Cafe La Taza on Mission Street, says business runs in the family. His father, Noel Martinez, managed a supermarket in his native Nicaragua before moving to the United States with his...
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Most know the Ibarra brothers as the owners of a printing shop with the same name on Valencia Street, but the native Nicaraguans have a secret identity: they’re famous musicians. They have a record label...
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“In China, you have to follow rules and accept the punishment," said Yvonne Li, in her 20s and born and raised in the United States. But Theresa Bao, a Chinese immigrant, thinks the United States...
“Without English, I feel trapped," says Esmeralda. En Español
The opportunity attracted the highest number of applications in Arizmendi's history.
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Mission District transgender Latinas work to combat homophobia in the Latino Community. En Español
The Guatemalan immigrant wants to sing opera professionally.
Three immigrants end up getting deported, others fear getting on board. En Español
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