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Celebrate the Sounds of California in East San José on Saturday, Nov. 25

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) invites you to join South Bay, San José, and Mayfair artists and residents to celebrate the Sounds of California.

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Town Hall Meeting on the Future of DACA

The forum will be broadcast live from Fresno, reaching audiences across Radio Bilingüe’s network of non-commercial stations in California and the Southwest U.S. The forum will be also streamed live and distributed via podcast at and Facebook Live. Fresno City College President Carole Goldsmith is Radio Bilingüe’s host for the town hall, joined by other community partners.

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Rallies and marches took place around the country on Tuesday following the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects certain young immigrants from deportation. At one event in downtown Los Angeles, people held signs that read, “We are here to stay,” and chanted, “If they won’t let us dream, we won’t let them sleep.” (Anna Gorman/KHN)

Radio Bilingüe Live Town Hall in Fresno on Future of DACA

Radio Bilingüe will convene and broadcast a live town hall meeting on the urgent concerns of Dreamers in the Fresno area who are experiencing heightened stress and uncertainty as President Trump sends dramatic mixed signals about the future of DACA and the protection from deportation of young undocumented immigrants who have lived most of their lives with their families in the U.S.

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Radio Bilingüe Will Air Democracy Now!’s Special Election Coverage

The new program offering is part of Radio Bilingüe’s “Hacia el Voto 2016,” an initiative to better inform voters and energize their engagement in the election process.

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Radio Bilingüe Will Air “Sounds of California” from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

(Español) Comenzando el 30 de junio y por seis días consecutivos, Radio Bilingüe transmitirá una serie de conciertos musicales, conversaciones con maestros artistas y diálogos con líderes comunitarios, como parte de la cobertura especial de radio del Festival del Folklore del Smithsonian 2016 en Washington, D.C. Este año, el Festival honra a “comunidades que resisten y sobreviven” en dos programas: Vascos: La innovación a través de la cultura y Sonidos de California.

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Special Broadcasts from the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s “Sounds of California” June 30 – July 5

For six consecutive days from June 30th to July 5th, Radio Bilingüe will produce and distribute fourteen hours of music concerts, conversations with artists, and dialogues with community leaders from the Festival on the National Mall.

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Alma Garza, Leading Tejano Music Radio Announcer and Ambassador, Dies in Fresno

Alma Garza, veteran on-air personality at Radio Bilingüe and popular host of the top-rated “Onda Tejana” Tex-Mex music program, has died. She passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Fresno, California after a long struggle with diabetes. She was 68.

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Sounds of California: Exploring Migration through Music on Radio

The power of music and sound traditions to express migration experiences, cultural resilience and community transformation is at the heart of a new bilingual radio special coming this Thursday March 3, 2016 from 5 to 7 PST from Radio Bilingüe, the National Latino Public Radio Network, hosted by acclaimed author and cultural commentator Rubén Martínez

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Live Forum in San Francisco with Parents of the “Ayotzinapa 43” Missing Students

Parents of the “Ayotzinapa 43” Missing Students Headline Public Forum in San Francisco on their Search for Justice

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Latino Public Radio Service Coming to Santa Barbara Audiences

The California-based Radio Bilingüe National Latino Public Radio Network will fulfill a longtime dream to expand its non-commercial programming service 24/7 to North Santa Barbara County, CA, thanks to a new award from The Fund for Santa Barbara

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