Remembering a “Regular” Hero

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
hero_samHis name was Sam and he was born in Newport Beach in the back of a Volkswagon van in 1973. At the age of 2 he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis but that was where the challenge only began.   On a hot Saturday in September 2014 at the Newport Aquatic Center many gathered to share his challenges in life living with Cystic Fibrosis and they shared that it didn't really beat him but made him live fully.   They shared… Read More

The passing of Dr. Maya Angelou

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
mayaangelouPoet/Mentor/Author/Activist Dr. Maya Angelou passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 proving that even our most beloved can only be immortal through the legacy of work that they leave behind. The internet blew up with postings about how the magic of her written word made a difference in the lives of people from all walks of life.   In 1969, Dr. Maya Angelou… Read More

September 11, 2012 – Eleven years later

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

In honor of the Fallen – Families – Heroes – Troops – Our Nation

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Veterans Day 11-11-11

Friday, November 11th, 2011
A Special Thank You to the all the Veterans that have served in the United States Armed Forces including my father, uncle, friends and cousins. There is no greater contribution to this nation than that of protecting and fighting for the freedom that… Read More

70th anniversary of World War II

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
On Saturday at 10 a.m. on November 5th Latino Advocates for Education will pay special tribute to seven deceased Latino World War II veterans at the 15th annual Veterans Day Celebration which… Read More

Memorial Day 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011
OCGente.com is proud to say "Thank You!" to all the men and women in or who have served in the military services. All of whom, place their lives on the line in order for all of us to enjoy our freedom in the United… Read More

Icon: Dr. Mario Guerra Obledo

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
The nation has lost a great leader in the passing of Dr. Mario G. Obledo, who died on August 18, 2010 in Sacramento, California, with his wife, Keda Alcala-Obledo, by his side.

Respectfully known as the "Godfather of the Latino Movement", Dr. Mario G. Obledo, founder and President of the… Read More