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Analysis States that Gen-Z on Track to be ‘Most Diverse, Best Educated’ Generation yet

By: Hunter Geisel An analysis from the Pew Research Center states that the “post-Millennial” generation is on track to be the most diverse and educated generation yet. The Pew Research Center released an analysis of data from the Census Bureau where it found that the post-Millennial generation (also known as “Generation Z”/”Gen-Z”/”Gen-Zers”; “i-Gen”; “Homelanders”) is already the most racially and ethnically diverse generation, and that older members of this generation are enrolling in college at significantly higher rate than the Millennials before them. According to the analysis, 52 percent of Gen-Zers (roughly now around the ages of 6 to...

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The Parks System Plan

The SA Parks System Plan will guide future planning decisions on the expansion, capital improvements and programming of the more than 250 City-owned parks and recreational facilities, 15,000 plus acres of green space, and over 181 miles of trails. The plan is updated every 10 years with the last plan being adopted in 2006. This draft is a reflection of the input received from city staff, stakeholders, user groups and, most importantly, the general public. From October 2017 through January 2018 the project team conducted seven community workshops designed to provide the public with an opportunity to communicate their...

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Three Kings Day Celebration Tradition

The Puerto Rican Heritage Society will host the Three Kings Day Celebration today, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the San Fernando Hall (San Fernando Cathedral) located at 231 West Commerce Street Downtown. Entry is free and parking is available on the streets surrounding the area. Free snacks will be available for the children while traditional Puerto Rican food plates will be sold on site. The PRHS 25th annual celebration of the Three Kings, also known as the Three Wise Men in the Epiphany, will introduce this year a magical “Coqui” –a miniature tree frog native...

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TipTop Celebrates 81 Years

By Arthur Cavazos The landmark Tip Top Cafe is celebrating its 81st year of setting the table for everyone from mechanics to mayors. Cecilio Ojeda Tip Top Café General Manager for six years says consistently good food brings people back or to try out the legendary diner on Fredericksburg Road. “Our friendly staff provides a true destination dining experience,” says Ojeda, who has been in the restaurant business 30 years. “The recipes are the original recipes from the ‘30s. Our pies are made-fresh-daily and are just as famous as our golden onion rings and the Texas-sized chicken fried steaks,”...

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Paul Elizondo

Paul Elizondo, Jr., passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Petra Elizondo. Paul is survived by his wife of 54 years, Irene Elizondo; his sons, David Elizondo, Richard Elizondo and John Elizondo; his granddaughters, Adelina, Marissa, and Sofia; and the mother of the grandchildren, Lucinda Elizondo. Commissioner Elizondo will lie in state at San Fernando Cathedral beginning at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 2,...

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