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Comprehensive Immigration Reform NOW – Asian Youth Speak Out

Oct. 27, 2013 / By

The Youth Leadership Council of the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center Fighting Youth Shouting Out for Humanity created this video campaign to elevate Asian American youth voices in the immigration reform debate...

Chopping Game with Nima Fadavi

Oct. 20, 2013 / By

Nima Fadavi is a music producer who specializes in HipHop. So as you know Baylingual hadta get Nima Fadavi for an in depth interview...

“Cruisin” reception ties the knot!

Oct. 16, 2013 / By

A small recap of Empire and 7th Studios showing of “Crusin” a two person show. Great people amazing artwork and all kinds of love in the air...

“There’s Gold Out West” — Spoken Word by Andrew “SoCiety” Bigelow

Oct. 10, 2013 / By

SoCiety is a San Jose artist and poet that speaks on some of the issues facing California, he delivered this piece as part of the Heal the Valley march — from East San Jose to the steps of Google and Apple...

Autism and My Joy, My Love, My Son

Sep. 11, 2013 / By


B.A. King • Silicon Valley De-Bug • Commentary

When she found out her son was diagnosed with autism, she didn’t know what to do...

Priced Out: Sequester Cuts Devastate Silicon Valley’s Most Vulnerable

Sep. 3, 2013 / By
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Silicon Valley De-Bug, Op-ed, Text: Sandy Perry / Video: Fernando Perez

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following editorial and video, featuring testimonies of Section 8 tenants impacted by federal sequester cuts, was produced by Silicon Valley De-Bug in collaboration with the Community Homeless Alliance Ministries, a group that is organizing against the rent increases...

The Dream Lives: San Jose Commemorates March on Washington

Aug. 28, 2013 / By

Silicon Valley DeBug, Video, Charisse Domingo

Ed. Note: Photographer Charisse Domingo captured the images and voices of the hundreds who gathered in San Jose earlier this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which falls on Aug...

VIDEO: The Cannery Grand Opening

Aug. 18, 2013 / By
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Adrian Avila • Silicon Valley De-Bug

The Cannery is a creative zone focused on bringing a touch of color and style to San Jose...

Santa Clara County Families Stop Ban of Letters to Inmates

Aug. 10, 2013 / By
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Congratulations to the families and community of Santa Clara County! We successfully made our voices heard, and stopped the implementation of a jail policy which would have greatly restricted inmates from receiving letters, photos, and all of the other “lifelines” that connect those on the inside to their loved ones on the outside...

Keeping ICE Out of Jails Builds Community Trust

Aug. 3, 2013 / By
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Silicon Valley DeBug / New America Media, Video, Cesar Flores

Editor’s Note: Santa Clara County has been lauded nationally by immigrant rights advocates for its policy of keeping Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of county jails...

Police Newsletter Promotes “Letter of Apology” Tactic to Beat Claims of Coercion

Jul. 24, 2013 / By

Silicon Valley De-Bug

In the July edition of the Vanguard, a magazine that identifies itself as the “official publication of the San Jose Police Officers’ Association,” is a step by step guide on how and why police should get a letter of apology during interviews in order to impact how cases are later adjudicated in the courts...

Oakland Natives Welcome Auckland Natives To Their Homeland

Jul. 18, 2013 / By


It was a packed house earlier this week at the Intertribal Friendship House when Maori group,Te Whaka Huia made their way from Auckland, New Zealand to Oakland, Bay Area and were greeted with a ceremonial welcoming from the Ohlone Bay Area Natives. ..