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Is Spanish language dying in the US Southwest? One expert thinks so - Fox News Latino

Is Spanish language dying in the US Southwest? One expert thinks so - Fox News Latino | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Rapid changes in the use of the Spanish language in the Southwest may lead to the language's extinction in coming decades in the region unless bilingualism is accepted and promoted, a University of Colorado expert said.
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From family to coffee cup: cafe owner reaches for El Salvador roots - Seattle Globalist

From family to coffee cup: cafe owner reaches for El Salvador roots - Seattle Globalist | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Seattle has a reputation as a city coated with endless corners of coffee shops devoted to fair trade bean sources.
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Silicon Valley needs more black and Latino tech workers - Spartan Daily

Silicon Valley needs more black and Latino tech workers - Spartan Daily | California Spanish | Scoop.it
A recent Taulbee survey shows that blacks and Latinos are graduating at twice the rate most Silicon Valley tech companies are hiring them.
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Spanish-speaking health fair at Redwood Acres - Redwood Times

Spanish-speaking health fair at Redwood Acres - Redwood Times | California Spanish | Scoop.it
EUREKA >> You are invited to a celebration for Spanish-speaking families in Humboldt County. "Celebrating our Health / Festejando Nuestra Salud," a health fair for Spanish speakers, will take place Sunday, Oct.
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The Top-Recalled Ads in Spanish-Language Magazines - AdAge.com

The Top-Recalled Ads in Spanish-Language Magazines AdAge.com And that's reflected in the types of ads that rise to the top in terms of consumer recall: ads for personal care products, ranging from teeth whiteners to shampoo and weight-loss...
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New Mexico governor rivals spar in Spanish debate - Deming Headlight

New Mexico governor rivals spar in Spanish debate - Deming Headlight | California Spanish | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Political rivals for New Mexico governor will face off in a Spanish debate Monday, a rare event that nonetheless marks an emerging trend as Republicans and Democrats around the U.
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High Immigration Levels Causes Dramatic Increase in Non-English Speakers in ... - NumbersUSA

High Immigration Levels Causes Dramatic Increase in Non-English Speakers in ... - NumbersUSA | California Spanish | Scoop.it
A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies examines Census data and has determined that one out of every five U.S. residents doesn't speak English in their homes.
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MEDIA ADVISORY: FREE Spanish-language PTA and Univision event in San Jose

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2014 Media Contacts Listed Below PTA and Univision Bay Area host FREE Spanish-language parent education event in San Jose SAN JOSE, CA– Well-informed...
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Bilingualism to be discussed at UC Merced conference - Sacramento Bee

Bilingualism to be discussed at UC Merced conference - Sacramento Bee | California Spanish | Scoop.it
UC Merced will host a two-day conference on bilingualism designed to address several issues, including the benefits of speaking two languages and the challenges of bilingual communication.
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Real estate agencies see value in foreign-language skills - The Advocate

Real estate agencies see value in foreign-language skills - The Advocate | California Spanish | Scoop.it
[...] the residential real estate market is responding, as agencies across the county employ agents who speak a multitude of languages and dialects to serve prospective buyers who might feel more comfortable working with someone who understands...
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Cuban migration surges over land and by sea - San Jose Mercury News

Cuban migration surges over land and by sea - San Jose Mercury News | California Spanish | Scoop.it
HAVANA (AP) — The number of Cubans heading to the United States has soared since the island lifted travel restrictions last year, and instead of making the risky journey by raft across the Florida Straits, most are now passing through Mexico or...
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Discoveries: Santa Cruz's 'East Side' lobbies for respect - Sacramento Bee

Discoveries: Santa Cruz's 'East Side' lobbies for respect - Sacramento Bee | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Much history resides on the east side of Santa Cruz, where proud citizens seeks to officially remember Villa de Branciforte, California’s first secular coastal settlement.
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Parrot Missing For Years Returns Speaking Spanish

CALIFORNIA: A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner and the bird now speaks Spanish. The reunion was...
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Illegal Immigrants Rush to Get Driver's Licenses in California - Wall Street Journal

Illegal Immigrants Rush to Get Driver's Licenses in California - Wall Street Journal | California Spanish | Scoop.it
The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has begun tackling a surge of applicants under a new allowing immigrants in California illegally to apply for a driver’s license.
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How babies decide who to 'chat up' - Futurity

How babies decide who to 'chat up' - Futurity | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Infants who speak only one language expect other people to understand only one language, too. Researchers say the same is not true for bilingual babies.

Via Charles Tiayon
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Minorities part of S. Utah's historical bedrock - St. George Daily Spectrum

Minorities part of S. Utah's historical bedrock - St. George Daily Spectrum | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Spanish-speaking population, other ethnicities have long played a significant role in S. Utah's development
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Tips for Spanish Speaking Missionaries in San Fernando

http://preparetoserve.com/CALIFORNIA Tips for Spanish Speaking Missionaries in San Fernando. Steven is a returned missionary of the California San Fernando Mission.
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New Mexico debate in Spanish part of growing trend - San Jose Mercury News

New Mexico debate in Spanish part of growing trend - San Jose Mercury News | California Spanish | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The moderator gave New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the nod to start her opening statement.
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New Mexico governor candidates debate in Spanish - Las Vegas Review-Journal

New Mexico governor candidates debate in Spanish - Las Vegas Review-Journal | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Political rivals for New Mexico governor faced off in a Spanish debate Monday, a rare event that marked an emerging trend as Republicans and Democrats around the U.S. court Hispanic voters.
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Kick-Ass Organic Spanish Wines Taking San Francisco By Storm

Kick-Ass Organic Spanish Wines Taking San Francisco By Storm | California Spanish | Scoop.it
Many wine consumers do not fully understand or appreciate the role of the importer when it comes to imported wine. Sure, you've all heard the name Kermit Lynch, or maybe even Louis/Dressner. Whomev...
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21-gun salute Thursday for "forgotten patriot" and Apache scout First Lt. Juan ... - Silver City Sun-News

21-gun salute Thursday for "forgotten patriot" and Apache scout First Lt. Juan ... - Silver City Sun-News | California Spanish | Scoop.it
SILVER CITY >> Full military honors are being held at Santa Clara's cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Thursday for an Apache scout who had all but been forgotten.
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The effect of Spanish on Republicans - Houston Chronicle

The effect of Spanish on Republicans - Houston Chronicle | California Spanish | Scoop.it
The mere presence of the Spanish language, a recent study shows, makes Republican voters more likely to strongly oppose measures such as a pathway to citizenship or bilingual education. Republican candidates, such as Sen.
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Burley-Glenwood Elementary students slicing into Spanish Immersion - Port Orchard Independent

Burley-Glenwood Elementary students slicing into Spanish Immersion - Port Orchard Independent | California Spanish | Scoop.it
For a first-grade class at Burley-Glenwood Elementary School, this is not just an introduction to fractions. It marks the implementation of a new language.
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Dual Language Learning for Children with Hearing Loss - ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (blog)

Dual Language Learning for Children with Hearing Loss
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Of the 50%, half of the families who had children with hearing loss spoke Spanish only and did not understand or speak English.
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San Jose forum offers Latino parents tools for improving schools

San Jose forum offers Latino parents tools for improving schools | California Spanish | Scoop.it
A program in San Jose aimed at Latino parents and conducted entirely in Spanish on Saturday was intended to create more involved parents and to help improve schools serving Latino children
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