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poem, sin ella

“Sin Ella” by Roberto Juarez Besos como una bebida fuerte Que pasa sobre los labios Y calienta el pecho Ojos hermosos que prometen, Inspiran, aman, y tal vez mienten Pasion y amor, la mujer latina Que como las olas del … Continue reading

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new documentary featuring Roberto Juarez

for your information I am featured in a new documentary entitled “raised by the badge” producers are my sons, Nicholas Juarez and Michael Juarez. please go to Facebook.com/Raised by the badge. in post production now contact nic.caperfilmsla@gmail.com   Raised by the … Continue reading

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“Tristin”

“Tristin” What can I tell you that hasn’t been told So much to say now that I’m old Taking your time growing, there is no rush Play all you can and sleep as much Read all you can, you’ll be … Continue reading

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New Women’s Shelter in Boyle Heights–Boyle Heights Beat

From article by Jennifer Velez: After 26 years of providing shelter to homeless men in Boyle Heights, the non-profit Proyecto Pastoral has now opened its doors to women. The Women’s Shelter will provide beds for up to 15 women for … Continue reading

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Metro to Develop Commercial Areas in Boyle Heights near Gold Line

Metro Planning & Programming Committee recently announced plans to develop four mixed-used residential and commercial sites near the Mariachi Plaza and Soto stations. The new sites will create lots of new space for retail, medical offices, and affordable housing. Curbed … Continue reading

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Ramona Gardens mural restoration to be considered–Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights Beat recently reported on a Ramona Gardens Senior Citizens Club meeting attended by City Councilmember José Huízar. One of the topics discussed was the possible restoration of the mural of the Virgin of Guadalupe. “When the councilman asked … Continue reading

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“The Walk”

The Walk   Old enough to stand and take my hand We will walk and we’ll talk hand in hand I’ll tell you stories of long ago Stories of someone who has grown old I’ll measure my steps, so you … Continue reading

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