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Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 28-Dec. 5

  First Sunday in Advent is Nov. 29, 2020. Traditionally, one candle is lit for each of the four Sundays in Advent. The first candle, violet colored, is said to represent hope. The rose colored candle is lit on the third Sunday and represents joy. The other two violet candles represent peace, second Sunday, and love, third Sunday. (Photo by Philip Janos/Creative Commons CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication)   Most religious congregations continue to hold services and classes/lectures ...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, La, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mexico City, Local News, Sun Valley, Tarzana, Craig Peterson, Francis Xavier, San Fernando Valley, Guadalupe


5 best places serving mole in the San Fernando Valley for takeout and delivery

Back when I was a mere pup, I decided to take a bit of early retirement, and head for Mexico and Central America for a few months. Inspired by a deeply alternative volume called “The People’s Guide to Mexico,” I packed a battered canvas satchel with a change of jeans, some t-shirts and lots of Imodium, and traveled by train, bus and thumb from Tijuana to Guatemala City to Belize and back. Even today, many years later, I remember getting a ride with a fellow transporting some, ahem, herbal produc...
Tags: Mexico, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, House, Mexico City, Peru, Westfield, Dining, Santa Clara, Central America, Caribbean, Cvs, Kfc


Argentina and the world of football mourn Maradona

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Thousands of Argentines filed past Diego Maradona’s coffin in Buenos Aires on Thursday after the country and the world of football was plunged into mourning by his death at the age of 60. Mourners, many in tears, and many wearing the World Cup winner’s number 10 Argentina jersey, gathered at the Casa Rosada presidential palace where the national hero’s coffin was draped in the sky blue and white Argentine flag. Tributes poured in from around the world as supporters, players...
Tags: England, Greece, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Mexico City, Fifa, Belgium, Argentina, Pele, Gary Lineker, Diego Maradona, Buenos Aires, Naples, Napoli, Boca Juniors


World reacts to death of Diego Maradona – in pictures

From Kolkata to Mexico City, people around the world have paid tribute to the football legend, who has died aged 60 Continue reading...
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Pilgrimage of Virgin of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego images will stop at La Placita parish in L.A.

The annual pilgrimage of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego images began on Oct. 22 at Muranaka Farms in Moorpark in Ventura County. The stop was in partnership with the United Farm Workers of America and Muranaka Farms. (Photo by David Amador Rivera/Angelus News) The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “La Peregrina,” an exact digital reproduction from the original in Mexico City, and the image of St. Juan Diego, make a stop from 9 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day at Our Lady Queen of Angel...
Tags: Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mexico City, Pasadena, Local News, Ventura County, Santa Barbara, San Fernando Valley, Moorpark, Guadalupe, Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Ventura Los Angeles, Cesar E Chavez


Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died at age 60

FILE – In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Argentina head coach Diego Maradona gestures during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Fi...
Tags: England, Hollywood, News, Mexico, Germany, Nigeria, Americas, Sports, Sport, Barcelona, World news, Ap, Colombia, Britain, Soccer, United States


Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 21-28

  Knollwood United Methodist Church on Balboa Boulevard in Granada Hills. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     Most religious congregations continue to hold services and classes/lectures online due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns and restrictions. Here is a sampling of upcoming services and events that are online, and some in-person, in the San Fernando Valley area.   Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage: The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “La Peregrina,” an exact digital re...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, La, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mexico City, Tim Clark, Local News, Christ, Matthew, Burbank, Sun Valley, Tarzana


8 Awesome Free Things To Do In Mexico City

Since we've been quarantining as much as possible during this pandemic, we've been learning about places we want to travel when we're able to again. We've added some places to the ever-growing list, including Mexico City. We've been to other places in Mexico, but I'd love to visit a more metropolitan area on my next visit South.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: Mexico, Mexico City, Frugality


Outdoor dining at The Village at Westfield Topanga – 4 delicious options

Actually, not a lot of changes had to be made for the many culinary options of the casually upscale Westfield Woodland to transition from dining in the Before Times to dining now, simply because so many of the restaurants — almost all, in fact — offered outdoor tables before the plague descended upon us. And though indoor eating isn’t possible for the foreseeable future, as long as the weather continues to be summery, sitting on the mall, watching local trendies and high-steppers march about on ...
Tags: Texas, California, Washington, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Mexico City, Moscow, Peru, Westfield, Dining, Seattle, St Louis


57 years after Kennedy's assassination, a JFK conspiracy theory is debunked in Mexico

President John F. Kennedy at the White House, April 1961. Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Most conspiracy theories surrounding President John F. Kennedy's assassination have been disproven, but some persist more than a half-century after his killing. Some look to Mexico for answers about a possible conspiracy, but the country and Lee Harvey Oswald's activity there offer no revelations, according to Gonzalo Soltero, a professor at Mexico's Universidad Nacional Autónom...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, White House, US, West Virginia, Trends, New York Times, Mexico City, James Bond, Dallas, John F. Kennedy, Secret Service, Woody Harrelson, Cia, Jfk


Index ventures into Latin America to back Sofia, a Mexico City-based telemedicine and health insurer

Arturo Sanchez and his co-founders have spent the past two years developing the telemedicine and insurance platform, Sofia, as a way to give customers across Mexico better access to quality healthcare through their insurance plan. Along with his co-founders, Sebastian Jimenez, a former Google employee who serves as the company’s chief product officer, and Manuel Andere an ex-Patreon employee who’s now Sofia’s chief technology officer, Sanchez  (a former Index Ventures employee) is on a path t...
Tags: Google, TC, Technology, Mexico, US, Articles, Insurance, Tech, Mit, United States, Mexico City, Healthcare, Latin America, Telemedicine, Science and Technology, Kaszek Ventures


The UK is speeding up its plans to ban the sale of combustion-engine vehicles

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the ban as part of a "green industrial revolution" plan to combat climate change and create jobs. AARON CHOWN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The UK will ban the sale of new combustion-engine vehicles in 2030, a decade sooner than it originally planned.  The move comes as part of a "green industrial revolution" plan that Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out Wednesday. It's part of a wider goal for the country to become carbon-neutral by 2050.  The UK also ...
Tags: Transportation, UK, California, France, Trends, Electric Vehicles, United Kingdom, Paris, Mexico City, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Electric Cars, Financial Times, Society of Motor Manufacturers, Tim Levin, Chown


The UK will ban the sale of combustion-vehicle engines in 2030, a decade sooner than it originally planned

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the ban as part of a "green industrial revolution" plan to combat climate change and create jobs. AARON CHOWN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The UK will ban the sale of new combustion-engine vehicles in 2030, a decade sooner than it originally planned.  The move comes as part of a "green industrial revolution" plan that Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out Wednesday. It's part of a wider goal for the country to become carbon-neutral by 2050.  The UK also ...
Tags: Transportation, UK, California, France, Trends, Electric Vehicles, United Kingdom, Paris, Mexico City, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Electric Cars, Financial Times, Society of Motor Manufacturers, Tim Levin, Chown


Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 14-21

  The images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego are presented on Nov. 14-16 at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church on Moorpark Street in North Hollywood. (Google Street View)   Most religious congregations continue to hold services and classes/lectures online due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns and restrictions. Here is a sampling of upcoming services and events that are online, and some in-person, in the San Fernando Valley area.   Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage: The image ...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, La, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mexico City, Tim Clark, Local News, Matthew, Burbank, Sun Valley, Tarzana, Roman Catholic


These are 10 of the toughest and most important battles US Marines ever fought

Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, DC AP Photo/J. David Ake The US Marines Corps was founded on November 10, 1775, and in their 245 years, the Devil Dogs have fought and won some hellish battles.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Over the course of the 245-year history of the Corps, US Marines have waged war around the world, building a reputation as an unstoppable force.On many occasions, the Marines have found themselves tasked with what seemed impossible while surrounde...
Tags: Japan, News, Australia, Navy, Washington, Iraq, Southeast Asia, US, America, Trends, Features, Washington Dc, Mexico City, Korea, Army, Battle


Olympian Tommie Smith Looks Back in 'With Drawn Arms' Doc Trailer

"It destroyed what I love - running and my family." Starz has revealed a trailer for the documentary titled With Drawn Arms, made by filmmakers Glenn Kaino & Afshin Shahidi. With Drawn Arms uncovers the story behind a critical moment in American history, spawning one of most iconic images of protest from the past century. At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, the world watched as two runners, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, took the stage as the U.S. national anthem played, raising their...
Tags: John Lewis, Movies, Trailer, Mexico City, Documentaries, Starz, John Legend, Tommie Smith, John Carlos, Jesse Williams, To Watch, Glenn Kaino, Glenn Kaino Afshin Shahidi, Megan Rapinoe Colin Kaepernick


Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were two notable holdouts among the world leaders who rushed to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the...
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Mexico's president says he won't congratulate Biden until Trump's election lawsuits are resolved

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at his daily news conference at National Palace in Mexico City. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday said that would not declare either of the US presidential candidates as the winner until pending legal issues are resolved, according to the Guardian. President Donald Trump's campaign has filed a series of lawsuits in key states like Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, along with demanding a r...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Mexico City, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Manuel, Electoral College, National Palace, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador


Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 7-14

  Temple Beth Emet in Burbank. (Google Street View)   Most religious congregations continue to hold services and classes/lectures online due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns and restrictions. Here is a sampling of upcoming services and events that are online, and some in-person, in the San Fernando Valley area.   Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage: The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “La Peregrina,” an exact digital reproduction from the original in Mexico City, and the image of St. Juan Diego, ...
Tags: Facebook, California, Youtube, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mexico City, Tim Clark, Local News, Matthew, Burbank, Joshua, Sun Valley, Tarzana


WATCH: Day of the Dead saw muted celebrations this year in Mexico, where 91,000 have died from COVID-19

Day of the Dead took on a different meaning in Mexico this year because of the pandemic.With more than 91,000 COVID-19 deaths in Mexico, the holiday felt heavy for those who lost loved ones.The streets of Mexico City are still dotted with public altars and offerings to the dead. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Elizabeth McCauley)]
Tags: Mexico, Trends, Mexico City, Elizabeth McCauley


Bridgefy launches end-to-end encrypted messaging for the app used during protests and disasters

Offline-messaging app Bridgefy — which innovatively uses Bluetooth and Wi-fi — became known as the go-to app by thousands of protesters around the world to keep communications going even when oppressive regimes blocked or shut down the Internet. Recently, activists in Nigeria and Thailand have urged supporters to download the app, as last year, when protesters in Hong Kong downloaded Bridgefy to face the government’s censorship of phone services or data connections. In the last 12 months, the...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Messenger, Hong Kong, Europe, Bluetooth, Greece, Wi-fi, Nigeria, Social Media, Tech, Turkey, Whatsapp, Software, Thailand, Mexico City


GAIA Design has raised more capital to become the West Elm of Mexico

Designing higher end furniture for Mexico’s rising middle and upper-middle class consumers has netted the Mexico City-based GAIA $15 million in a new round of funding. The bridge round will take the company through to a much larger capital raise planned for 2021 as the company capitalizes on the growth of e-commerce in Mexico. A 2019 report from JP Morgan put the e-commerce market in Mexico at around $22.6 billion, and that’s with online sales only accounting for just 1.7% of the overall retail ...
Tags: TC, Mexico, Tech, Mexico City, Jp Morgan, Warby Parker, Queretaro, Gaïa, Cahuzac, David Gilboa, FJ Labs, Rise Capital, GAIA Design, West Elm of Mexico, Philippe Cahuzac, Raffaello Starace Hassan Yassine


Day of the Dead: Mexicans honor Covid-19 victims

On Friday (October 30), Ana Quiroz Gonzalez decorated an elaborate "ofrenda" or altar laden with offerings and mementoes of deceased loved ones. Gonzalez's family has been ravaged by the coronavirus, which took her father. Meanwhile, at Mexico City's National Palace, the home of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, indigenous Mexicans decorated various altars to honor members of their communities who had also fallen victim to the highly contagious di...
Tags: News, Mexico City, Gonzalez, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Ana Quiroz Gonzalez


Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Oct. 31-Nov. 7

  St. Innocent Orthodox Church on Lindley Avenue in Tarzana. (Google Street View)   Most religious congregation continue to hold services and classes/lectures online due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns and restrictions. Here is a sampling of upcoming services and events that are online, and some in-person, in the San Fernando Valley area.   Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage: The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “La Peregrina,” an exact digital reproduction from the original in Mexico City, and ...
Tags: Facebook, California, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pope Francis, Mexico City, Tim Clark, John, Local News, Christ, Matthew, Simi Valley, Sun Valley


In Frida Kahlo's old home, Day of the Dead 'offering' honors artists felled by pandemics

A traditional Day of the Dead "offering" in Frida Kahlo's iconic home in Mexico City has taken on a wider artistic homage, with an exhibition helped by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier also remembering artists who have died in past pandemics. Mexico's Day of the Dead festival blends Catholic rituals with the pre-Hispanic belief that the dead return once a year from the underworld, and seeks to celebrate the continuity of life. Traditionally, Mexicans build Day of the Dead altars in their hom...
Tags: News, Mexico, Mexico City, Catholic, Jean Paul Gaultier, Frida Kahlo


How Rusty Eye made COVID-safe music videos at LA’s legendary Jumbo’s Clown Room

When the pandemic hit back in March, many musical artists pivoted to some sort of livestreaming outlet to perform, chat or release fresh content. Los Angeles-based heavy metal trio Rusty Eye hasn’t gotten in the livestreaming game yet, but the band has been ferociously promoting its new album, “Dissecting Shadows,” which dropped on Oct. 23. It’s a fun and horror-filled record that plays out like a script from a slasher film with cuts like “Mrs. Baylock,” which pays homage to the character from t...
Tags: Music, Mexico, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mexico City, States, Randall, Iron Maiden, Rust, Southern California, Anaheim, Sunset Strip, Mrs Baylock


Migrants quickly expelled by Trump try repeatedly to cross border

By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Associated Press TECATE, Calif. — Edgar Alexis Lopez looks well-rested in photos he took before crossing the border illegally in mountains east of San Diego, flashing a wide grin in clean jeans. Six hours later, the 24-year-old Mexican construction worker was out of water, exhausted after climbing over the border wall and convinced he would faint. Abandoned by his smuggling guide, he and his father called for help. A rescue helicopter couldn’t land in the steep terrain, but au...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Mexico, Immigration, Alabama, America, San Francisco, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Mexico City, Arizona, San Diego


Low expectations in Mexico as US election nears

By Christopher Sherman | Associated Press MEXICO CITY — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that may have more at stake than any other. Many Mexicans would be glad to see a more neighborly president who hasn’t called Mexicans rapists or threatened to build a wall against them, but the relationship has survived a Donald Trump presidency, so there’s a feeling it can handle any outcome. In the streets, few can name Democratic candidate Joe...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Ap, Canada, Soccer, United States, House, Mexico City


Mexico seizes industrial-scale meth, fentanyl lab in capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soldiers and police in Mexico seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled...
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Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Oct. 24-31

  The annual pilgrimage of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego images began on Oct. 22 at Muranaka Farms in Moorpark in Ventura County. This was the first visit of the images to a working farm and in partnership with the United Farm Workers of America and Muranaka Farms. The pilgrimage stops at parishes and cemeteries through November in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It culminates in the 89th annual Procession and Mass on Dec. 6 in Los Angeles. (Photo by David Amador Riv...
Tags: Facebook, California, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pope Francis, Mexico City, Tim Clark, Francis, Local News, Ventura County, Matthew, Corinthians, Ventura