Sam Levin recently covered a campaign appearance by Craig Romney, youngest son of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney -- and a Spanish speaker, which explains why he's been targeting Hispanic voters at recent events. But one of our readers doesn't like the implication that his linguistic ski ... More >>
Last year, we wrote about a new radio series sponsored by Denver Public Schools to teach English to Spanish-speakers. More than 3,000 tuned in and 220 completed the course. Now it's returning for another year.
Mike Coffman.U.S. Representative Mike Coffman is no stranger to voter suppression. In fact, the 6th District Republican lawmaker has a long history of tinkering with elections. His latest campaign would make it more difficult for people who don't speak English well to vote across the country ... More >>
Maestro en Casa (Teacher at Home), a Denver Public Schools-funded radio series aimed at teaching English to Spanish-speaking parents, was launched last year. This week, 220 completed the program.
Tom Manoogian.Tom Manoogian, known to local radio listeners as Lou From Littleton, is the manager of Front Range Sports Network -- and he'll be overseeing some switching around of the properties he oversees. On March 31, The Ticket, currently heard at 87.7 FM, will swap places with ESPN Despo ... More >>
Some interesting comments on our post about the ACLU filing a complaint against Immigration and Customs Enforcement for detaining a busload of Spanish speakers heading to an Amway Convention. Here are two of the most pointed.
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a formal administrative complaint against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over an April incident during which dozens of Spanish speakers aboard a Denver charter bus were detained under suspicion of human smuggling. Turns out the ri ... More >>
Anthony CameraAndrea Merida.Our latest feature story, "Andrea Merida's Classroom Behavior Has Earned Her a Seat Apart on the Denver School Board," profiles Merida, the controversial DPS board member who, in ten months on the board, has butted heads with administrators, stood up for teachers w ... More >>
Tom Boasberg speaking at Kepner this morning.Denver Public Schools is launching a radio series aimed at teaching English to Spanish-speaking parents and families. Called Maestro en Casa (Teacher at Home), the series will debut on September 15 on MARIA 1090 AM. At a press conference at Kepn ... More >>
A banner from the Colorado Progressive Coalition's website. Earlier today, the news from the Colorado Progressive Coalition sounded dire. A press release from the nonpartisan group, which had been conducting get-out-the-vote campaigns in Weld County, said that Spanish-speaking voters were "running ... More >>
Don't suffer in silence.
Brush up on your Spanish at Gringo Bingo.
Making music is a cross-continental thing for this Argentine singer-songwriter.
Forget those silly love songs -- Mexicans got rhythm.
A deal you can't refuse.
From the week of August 18, 2005
Manual labor is tough. Not getting paid for it is tougher.
HIV infection is soaring in the Latino population. Can El Futuro slow it down?
Kids Movie Saturdays, Starz FilmCenter
Olga and Federico Galindo have corralled the regional-Mexican concert market, the sounds of home.
Colorado Central Station Casino takes a hit over an English-only policy.
Sticks and stones may break its bones, but can Teller Elementary's name hurt it?
Colorado Consumer Line
Four Denver schools plan to switch to a year-round schedule.
For Linda Chavez, the devil was in the details.
Denver Public Schools' bilingual-education policy is open to interpretation.
Despite a potentially huge audience, Denver's Spanish-language radio languishes.
Hot coffee and hot words characterize a divisive race for a school-board seat.
Parents in northwest Denver say the school district doesn't listen--so they're making more noise.
When Laura Martinez was killed while helping a friend, her family's dreams died, too.
Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.