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Uncovering Oxnard’s fútbol history

For the first time in Oxnard College’s history, their soccer team won the state championship on December 6, 2015 defeating Evergreen Valley College 2-1 in overtime. It was all team effort according to the goalie who leaped to make a … Continue reading

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White Sox Park and the Formation of a Nonwhite Spatial Imaginary

One of the most popular baseball stadiums in Los Angeles was White Sox Park. Located on the corner of 38th St. and Compton Avenue in South Los Angeles, the 7,000 seat park was the home of the California Winter League. … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Aztecs

The Los Angeles Aztecs was a pro soccer team founded in 1974 by a real estate millionaire, Dr. Jack Gregory, as the newest expansion team of the North American Soccer League (NASL). In 1968 the NASL was the largest professional … Continue reading

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Latinization of Public Parks

Since I was a child my family celebrated Easter Sunday at Arroyo Verde Park in Ventura, CA. This park is situated between two canyons with hiking trails and playgrounds that keep children busy all day long. Over the years I … Continue reading

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Taco Trucks as Cross-Cultural Spaces

I was reading the L.A. Times editorial about new estrictions on Taco Trucks in the L.A. area and was thinking about why I prefer taco trucks over full service Mexican restaurants. Apart form the more intimate connection between the cook … Continue reading

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