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Interview with Mimi Lozano Holtzman

Interview with Mimi Lozano Holtzman

Defender of the Latino presence and their contributions to the history of the United States   Brave and truthful historian, with kind eyes and a frank smile, Mimi has established herself as the guardian and tireless fighter of the rights of Hispanics; she co- founded the Society of Hispanic Historical & Ancestral Research (SHHAR) and [...]

Interview with Ava Steaffens, KidWorks

Interview with Ava Steaffens, KidWorks

Ava Steaffens, President and CEO of KidWorks English Interpretation, Susana Mascia – English Editor, Laurie Baum   Ava Steaffens gives wings to those who do not believe they have them, and helps them to ascend. Ava transformed a small program in a Community Development Corporation to assist more than 3,000 people per year. She is [...]

Interview with Dr. Martha Liliana Alvarez, D.D.S. – Dentist 4U

Interview with Dr. Martha Liliana Alvarez, D.D.S. – Dentist 4U

  Martha Liliana Alvarez opened Dentist 4U in 2003 to serve the Orange County community, and to provide them with her more than 20 years of experience in cosmetic dentistry.   Dr. Martha Liliana Alvarez grew up surrounded by love, and at a very early age she felt a profound connection with her father and [...]

Profile on Rosalina Davis

Profile on Rosalina Davis

She is a great entrepreneur; works tirelessly to raise her people’s educational level; a real leader of the city of Placentia and Southern California.   With determination, as a child, observed and decided the life she wanted to have. Against all odds, she managed to enter California State University – Fullerton, (CSUF), and she has [...]

Nader Ghiassi, D.D.S.

Nader Ghiassi, D.D.S.

The Doctor, an outstanding professional, responsible and compassionate, divides his precious time between patients and family, with total commitment, dedication and love, because he knows what is valuable in his life.   Dr. Nader Ghiassi finally arrives to Orange County after a long and difficult journey which had the ability to engrave inside of him, [...]

Interview with Dr. Milton A. Gordon

Interview with Dr. Milton A. Gordon

Dr. Milton A. Gordon, President Emeritus: He retired from the Presidency of the California State University Fullerton, CSUF, at the end of 2011, after positioning it first by the number of Hispanic graduates with baccalaureate degrees.   Dr. Milton A. Gordon has masterfully directed the heritage he was able to raise in ambitious expansion projects and [...]

Amin David

Amin David

Amin David was born in the city of Chihuahua, capital of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The city motto is: Bravery, Loyalty, Hospitality. Amin David is synonymous with those three virtues and more, which he has risen during his lifetime, leaving an invaluable legacy for our county and humanity.   Orange County has been blessed [...]

Martha Lucero, D.D.S.

Martha Lucero, D.D.S.

With faith and unstoppable determination, Dr. Marta Lucero is eager to continue learning and to keep current in her field; she strives for excellence. Once in the US, she promptly validated her professional credentials at UCLA, she opened offices, and adopted a holistic approach to treat her patients. Her practice is inspired by a comprehensive [...]

Profile on Frank Garcia of La Casa Garcia

Profile on Frank Garcia of La Casa Garcia

Founder of restaurants and innate philanthropist, Frank Garcia celebrates 25 years of offering Thanksgiving dinner to the most needy.   Frank Garcia’s ability to always find a reason to give thanks to life, even in extreme poverty, makes him unique in a world full of greed and selfishness. Garcia is a pure, sensitive, generous human [...]

Profile on Judge Federico P. Aguirre

Profile on Judge Federico P. Aguirre

The Honorable Judge Federico P. Aguirre, is a Superior Court Judge for Orange County, California. Outstanding Personality of the Month The grandson of Mexican immigrants and the son of a courageous community activist, Rick Aguirre is an exemplary son, protective brother, avid student, as well as a lawyer, historian, and a Judge of the Superior [...]