Josefina López: Her Struggle to Become the Protagonist of Her Own Story

The author of Real Women Have Curves shares her journey and reflects on life as a Latina writer (leer en español abajo) Twenty years ago, Josefina López’s play Real Women Have Curves debuted as a movie, breaking down barriers and challenging stereotypes. Today, Josefina continues to fight for women, Latinas, immigrants, and body positivity. Real […]

El presupuesto: Contar con dinero cuando se le necesita

El aprender sobre los presupuestos y otros temas de finanza le proporciona lo que se llama educación financiera y le ayuda a manejar su dinero. El North County Informador va a presentar artículos cortos sobre la educación financiera; se arranca con este sobre los presupuestos. Los bancos y los ‘credit unions’ ofrecen cuentas de ahorro […]

Universidad Popular: Empowering by Example from San Marcos

Universidad Popular: Empowering by Example (También en español) Based in San Marcos, the Núñez sisters’ program leads the community through education A pair of trailblazers named Arcela and Maria Nuñez are helping the immigrant community in North San Diego County face one of its greatest challenges. Parents and grandparents of this community, “through no fault […]

Neighborhood Healthcare Brings More Resources to All

Photo courtesy of Neighborhood Healthcare The whole person is taken into account at this clinic (Clic para español) With a mission to provide health care for everyone, Neighborhood Healthcare offers quality, compassionate services, regardless of circumstance. “Being healthy is beyond just seeing a doctor; it is addressing the social and emotional aspect, food insecurity or […]

Groundbreaking Chicano Artists on Display with the Inauguration of ‘The Cheech’

Cheech Marin spoke to us in front of Frank Romero’s “The Arrest of the Paleteros” (1996), a celebrated work in the Chicano art movement. It depicts ice-cream vendors being arrested in Echo Park, Los Angeles, for not having permits.  (Clic para español) One of the nation’s first permanent museums showcasing Chicano art and culture opens its […]

¿Necesita ayuda con su recibo de energía?

Need help with your energy bill?  SDG&E recognizes that this is still a challenging time for many customers and wants to help. Check out these energy assistance programs. There are many assistance programs available to help you with your monthly utility bills. California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program: Save 30% or more every month on […]