father’s day

fathersdaychurchsignFather and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon.

Bronche: Angry Bull cocktails (Red Bull, tequila, orange juice) are just $3 and dads get all the Mexican Meatloaf Sliders they want for free on Father’s Day at TGI Viernes in the Rancho Pocho Mall. Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM. Mention my name, Chale Knickerbocker, for a blank stare. [Mas…]

fathersdaychurchsignFather and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon.

Bronche: Angry Bull cocktails (Red Bull, tequila, orange juice) are just $3 and dads get all the Mexican Meatloaf Sliders they want for free on Father’s Day at TGI Viernes in the Rancho Pocho Mall. Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM. Mention my name, Chale Knickerbocker, for a blank stare. [Mas…]

fathersdaychurchsignFather and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon.

Bronche: Angry Bull cocktails (Red Bull, tequila, orange juice) are just $3 and dads get all the Mexican Meatloaf Sliders they want for free on Father’s Day at TGI Viernes in the Rancho Pocho Mall. Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM. Mention my name, Chale Knickerbocker, for a blank stare. [Mas…]


Poet Laureate of the United States 2015-2017, Juan Felipe Herrera, tells a story and plays a song for Father’s Day.

fathersdaychurchsignFather and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon.

Bronche: Angry Bull cocktails (Red Bull, tequila, orange juice) are just $3 and dads get all the Mexican Meatloaf Sliders they want for free on Father’s Day at TGI Viernes in the Rancho Pocho Mall. Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM. Mention my name, Chale Knickerbocker, for a blank stare. [Mas…]

L.A. woman eats 53 habanero chiles in 20 minutes (video)

by Barney Asada June 23, 2015 Cultura
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@nbcla Thank You #habaneroeatingcontest coverage #prlife #culinary #chichenitza restaurant #dtla A video posted by Mariluz (@mariluz2012) on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:33am PDT Teresa de Jesus Sandoval was named the champion at the Father’s Day habanero chile eating contest at Chichenitza in Downtown L.A. after scarfing down 53 of the the scorching peppers in 20 […]

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La Cucaracha: Happy Papi’s Day (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 19, 2015 Cartoons
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Around Our Town: Cool places to go and do stuff on Father’s Day

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 19, 2015 Cultura
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Father and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon. Bronche: […]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: On Father’s Day I think about my ex’s chorizo

by TIA LENCHA June 15, 2015 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. After many jears of being divorce from mijo’s daddy, (that’s a photo of him leaving I took for the lawyer), I share with ju the recipe I make for the Father’s Day, which is on Sunday. When I think of mijo’s daddy, I think of chorizo. Oso, when I see […]

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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do on Father’s Day

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 13, 2014 Cultura
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Father and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chile! Sunday, noon. Bronche: […]

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Happy Father’s Day: Comics dis dad, score cheap laughs (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono June 13, 2014 Cultura
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Have a laugh on Dad with stand-ups Alfred Robles, Nathan Timmel, Theo Von, Willis Turner, Beny Mena, and Mary Mack. (NSFW language.)

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For Father’s Day, make Dad a carne asada and fries burrito (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 13, 2014 Cultura
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San Diego homeboy El Guzzii shows how to prepare a gigantor marinated steak burrito with fries inside. Attention, families: This is what Daddy wants.

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Watch: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Happy Father’s Day!

by ROD ESTERLING June 13, 2014 Cultura
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It’s a wonderful life for Dad on Father’s Day. Presents. Cards. He’s surrounded by his loving family. Let’s look a little closer…

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What Dad really wants for Fathers Day: A carne asada burrito (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 14, 2013 Cultura
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San Diego homeboy El Guzzii shows how to prepare a gigantor marinated steak burrito with fries inside. Attention, families: This is what Daddy wants.

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Happy Father’s Day: Comics dis Dad for cheap laughs (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada June 17, 2012 Cultura
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Have a laugh on Dad with stand-ups Alfred Robles, Nathan Timmel, Theo Von, Willis Turner, Beny Mena, and Mary Mack. (NSFW language.)

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Happy Father’s Day: Are these the niños you were looking for?

by El Guapo June 17, 2012 Cultura
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Are you a father? If so, your big day is here. Dinner plans are in motion. The finger paints are out. You can hear the ugly ties and BBQ equipment being poorly wrapped  by tiny hands with still-developing fine motor skills. Glitter is strewn about the kitchen like the aftermath of a grisly triple Twilight-vampire murder […]

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Father’s Day Music Video: That’s how they roll in ‘The Dad Life’

by Soy Capitan June 17, 2012 Cultura
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The Hawaii homies of the Hope Chapel West Crew in Oahu rap about the day-to-day realities of The Dad Life. Because that’s how they roll.

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Fresh Father’ Day gift idea: Make a necktie from a napkin (video)

by JUNIOR WENCES Ph.D. June 15, 2012 Cultura
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It’s not too late to get a cool present for Dad. But another necktie for Father’s Day? Seriously? Does he even WEAR neckties except for funerals or court? But he eats, am I right? So make him a napkin necktie — the spork of dining fashion. This video shows you how.

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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do on Father’s Day

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 15, 2012 Cultura
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Father and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chile! Sunday, noon. Bronche: […]

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Vatos gone loco! Two cliquas, ‘mad dog’ stares, a confrontation (video)

by CISCO YBERRA June 15, 2012 Cultura
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The two posses walk the walk, stare the stare and meet up in neutral territory. What comes next?

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