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CCE BOYLE HEIGHTS LIONS CLUB WILL HOLD A VALENTINE'S DINNER DANCE THIS SUNDAY

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CALENDAR OF EVENTSBy Tony Franco This Sunday, February 9 CCE BOYLE HEIGHTS LION'S CLUB will hold a dinner/dance to celebrate the Day of Love and Friendship, also known as the traditional Valentine's Day. The event takes place at the  Art Community Center in Plaza de la Raza located on 3540 N. Mission Road in the city of Los Angeles, California 90031. The cost is only $ 25.00 to raise funds to continue serving our local and world wide community. The Lions Club of Boyle Heights appreciates all your support to continue its mission of benefit, not only to the Los Angeles community,  but the entire world. For details or reservations, call us at (323) 721 7558. We would like to thank  Martha Urquizo for sharing this information with the NOTICOTO and EL SHOW DE TONY FRANCO, which can be heard every day Monday to Friday at 8am with special programs also in the evenings from Tuesday to Thursday at 8 pm.

JERRY RIVERA BACK AT THE CONGA ROOM

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Jerry Rivera (born July 31, 1973) is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-nominated Puerto Rican salsa singer. Rivera (birth name: Geraldo Rivera Rodríguez[note 1]) was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico,a town located on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, moved with his family as a baby to Levittown, near the town of Toa Baja, where he received hisprimary and secondary education. His entire family consists of musicians, including tropical recording artists Edwin Riveraand younger sister Saned. Two other brothers, Ito and Jose, are professional instrumental musicians.[1] His parents, also musicians, inspired him to become a musician and as a child he would often accompany his mother Dominga, a singer, and father Edwin, a guitarist and director of Los Barones Trio, during their shows. In 1986, when he was 13 years old, he accompanied his father who was performing at a hotel in Isla Verde, San Juan.Frankie Ruiz, who was a guest at the hotel, appeared and sang a couple of songs with them and h…

AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY INSPIRES FEATURE FILM – PARENTS OF THE YEAR

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True Story of Undocumented Mother Who Collects Bottles and Cans to Put Her Son through MIT.
Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning Filmmaker/Author James D. Scurlock and civil rights activist/film producer David Damian Figueroa today announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to fund development of a feature version based on Scurlock’s film, Parents of the Year (Padres del Ano) winner of the 2005 Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award. Scurlock will co-write and produce the film, which Figueroa will executive produce. Parents originally aired on HBO. Parents of the Year (Padres del Aňo) tells the true story of Rogelio and Yolanda Garcia, immigrants from Oaxaca, Mexico, who came to America in the late 1970s only to lose their jobs in the Reagan recession. After enduring a series of part-time jobs that ultimately proved an unreliable source of income, Yolanda began foraging the garbage bins around Venice Beach. In 2005, fulfilling a lifelong dream, their eldest son, Rogelio, Jr., graduat…