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Hot fun in the Summertime? Too hot! ‘Sun of a Beach’ (video)

by MALIBU BARBIE July 29, 2015 Cartoons
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Man, it is hot out here today. Sun of a Beach!

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Area kids have the sad because where is the Paletero Man?

by Estefania Zavala June 25, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EL PASO) The Montezuma Street kids met Tuesday evening, at “their tree,” the oak next to Mrs. Moreno’s house. It was still light out on the longest day of the year, and they could have kept on bike riding, but they needed an answer, and they needed it quick. Where, everyone wanted to […]

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La Cucaracha: What are you doing this summer? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 26, 2015 Cartoons
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Area Man’s Dilemma: ‘Work on beach body or just wear a t-shirt?’

by María Purísima April 17, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOUSTON) Julio Reyes wanted a beach body shape this Summer, but after weighing changing his diet, swapping soda for water and committing to a strenuous of weights and cardio, he reconsidered. “I think I’m just going to wear my t-shirt with my swim trunks this year,” he told PNS. “That way, if […]

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Cold war chills Rio Grande Valley town as raspa rebellion heats up

by THE VALLEY LEMON July 18, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EDINBURG, TX) Eddie’s Raspas, the sunny yellow shack out on Sprague, used to be the place to be on a scorching Valley afternoon. “People would come from all around and say, ‘Eddie, which of your five delicious flavors shall I have today?’” Eddie Cardenas recalled fondly. “It was great.” Until six weeks […]

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La Cucaracha: OMG, it’s a topless beach! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 14, 2014 Cartoons
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Happy Summer Solstice from Tonatiuh and WAR (video)

by MOON GUAC June 21, 2013 Cultura
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Enjoy this summertime classic from East Los faves WAR (the original, OG lineup.) The homies are “rappin’ on the CB radio in the van.” The image? The Aztec sun god Tonatiuh, from the Codex Telleriano-Remensis (16th century.)

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Gustavo Arellano: Summers, I turn on my inner George Clooney (toon)

by LALO ALCARAZ Y GUSTAVO ARELLANO June 6, 2013 Cartoons
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Summers are when our amigo Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano, editor of the OC Weekly, turns on his inner George Clooney. In a grisly yearly ritual, Gustavo entrusts me, POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz, with the opportunity to illustrate a comic relating some sad aspect of his tragic love life. He writes the comic script, but […]

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Pocho Ocho best summer activities for teenage boys

by Andalé Mono May 30, 2013 Cultura
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School is mostly over and Summer is mostly here. How can pocho parents keep a teenage boy busy? Here’s our list of the Pocho Ocho best summer activities for your teenage boy: 8. Get a tat 7. Join a gang 6. Hock a loogie

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Pocho Ocho worst possible summer vacation destinations

by María Purísima June 27, 2012 Cultura
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School’s out, summer’s in. Where you going for vacation? Huh? We asked you a question! OK then.  Be that way. Two can play that game. Here’s our list of the Pocho Ocho worst possible vacation destinations: 8. Community service. Were you volunteered? Court-ordered? Did your mom rope you into it? Whether it’s babysitting bratty kids […]

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