The Renegade Rip

Keeping your original culture in the melting pot of America

Victoria Miller, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under Features

It's easy for people to forget where they come from and for some, continuing old family traditions is a way to stay in touch with their culture. Alma Garcia, 39, understands what it's like to keep her culture alive and strong in her home. "I arrived from Guadalajara, Mexico, in the U.S when I was 15, in 1989,” she said. Traditional dishes like tamales, tacos, chili,...

Metro gallery promotes Latin culture

Cindy Hernandez, Reporter

September 12, 2013

Filed under Features

Downtown’s Art District was pure excitement at this months’ First Friday, from dancers on the corner of 19th and Eye, to a live band playing in Front Porch’s parking lot. This is the fifth Latination  at Metro Galleries. It brought Latin festive music that roared passed the doors and rolled out onto the street. People of all walks of life filled the gallery to...

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

‘Rincon’ delivers true Cuban flavor

March 14, 2013

For those in Bakersfield looking for a piece of Cuban culture there is local restaurant Rincon Cubano. Rincon Cubano has been open for about eight months....

Race isn’t just a label

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

January 30, 2013

Filed under Perspectives, Web Extras

have never been a huge fan of labels and classifications for people. Gay, straight, girl, boy, religious, atheist, black, white, it shouldn’t matter. We’re all just people. I have always felt that it is when we lose our individuality and start presenting ourselves as cliques and groups that we breed ideas of superiority and majority versus minority. The reason I think...

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