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Drummer David Jacobo is a SoCal pocho (Sylmar/Van Nuys/East Los) who works as an educator with special need kids in Portland. Guitarist Cassi Blum. from Reno, Nevada via the East Coast, is a PDX barista.

Together for just six months, the two kick it old school Black Flag style as indie punk band Tallwomen. POCHO’s Punk Rock Artesano Junco Canché gives them “5 liberty spikes out of 5.” [Mas…]

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elchapotunnelMexico has recaptured fugitive drug cartel jefe El Chapo Guzman –– who notoriously tunneled out of a high security prison last summer –- but the criminal mastermind isn’t done yet.

Sources tell our correspondents that Guzman’s narcotrafficante associates are already working on plans to bust the gangster out of his next cellblock; we’ve compiled this list of the Pocho Ocho Top Ways El Chapo Could Escape Again:

8. Trained bats

7. Incredible shrinking ray

6. Those gigantor worms from Tremors [Mas…]

Another adventure along the Oregon Trail (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ January 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Tiny gringa eats 2-pound multi-chile ‘Diablo Burrito’ in 3:23 (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 17, 2014 Cultura
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Competitive eater Molly Schuyler (all 125 pounds of her) takes on “the world’s hottest burrito” at Allan’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant in PDX. Can she show the same competitive spirit and stamina that helped her finish a 72-ounce steak in a previous webisode? The 2-pound “wet” Diablo Burrito is filled with rice, beans and habanero, serrano, […]

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PDX resident loses street cred after Whole Foods Instagram snafu

by María Purísima July 10, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from PORTLAND) Mario Rojas grew up in a tough Chicago barrio, but since he moved here for college he’s gotten soft, according his friends and family. His old street cred is gone, they worry, and he doesn’t resemble the Mario they used to know. “He’s all into that hipster shit, organic and whatever, […]

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Fresh off the Photoshop: ‘Girl with a parole hearing’ (toon)

by JIMWICH March 1, 2013 Cartoons
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Does this prison outfit make my butt look fat? [Illustration by jimwich] MORE FROM JIMWICH:

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