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OurTicles: Call me De La Vaca #20thAnniversary

The path from the ‘hood of East L.A. to East Boulder County is simple enough with a map. For De La Vaca, Managing Editor of the Yellow Scene, it was anything but. “My homies, they knew their path was set, that they didn't have other options, or they didn't believe they did,” De La says. “But they saw in me what I wouldn't admit to myself — that I was smart and I had places to go… They'd be like, ‘Hey, if you need a ride homie, let me know. I just stole a car. I'll drop you off

Features

OurTicles: Call me De La Vaca #20thAnniversary

The path from the ‘hood of East L.A. to East Boulder County is simple enough with a map. For De La Vaca, Managing Editor of the Yellow Scene, it was anything but.

Racial Tech Gap: Causes and Solutions for a Diverse Future

Here is a fact: if you are not white, you are much less likely to enter a tech field for your career. This article seeks to examine the multi-dimensional precedent for this, the impact on minorities, white people, and on the industry, and the ways we can support a diversified tech-ready workforce.

A Living Language: How English Has Changed, Where it’s Going, and Neopronouns

Whether it’s a decade or hundreds of years, languages mold and evolve alongside us, and with the industrial revolution and today’s Tech Era, we’ve seen these changes more noticeably, and more frequently.

The Lasagna Project | Foodie

Big Red F Restaurant Group is giving back by launching The Lasagna Project in order to help bridge the gap for the food-insecure in our community.

Surviving Forever: Navigating Longer Lifespans

The idea that older people are intrinsically less valuable than folks in younger cohorts is more prevalent than one would think. The problem with that belief is that most of us will make it to 65 and beyond.

Scene

Where are we now? | Duly Noted Dec 20-Jan 21

I’m writing this more than a week before the official Electoral College vote on Dec. 14. Then, they’ll forward their ballots to Congress by Dec. 23; Congress counts the votes on Jan. 6 and Biden will be inaugurated on Jan. 20

Editor’s Picks | Dec-Jan 2021

Events to check out in the region this month.

French’s Five

5 Albums We Loved.

Spotlight on our Local Music | Year End Wrap

After a year that has all but cratered the entire music industry in Colorado thanks to COVID-19, let’s take a look back at some great recordings released this year.

Cuisine

Off Menu with Giancarlo Scalzotto & Jonathan Rodriguez | Cuisine

Say ciao (hello) to the owner, menu curator, and occasional co chef of the Scalzotto Italian Restaurant in Broomfield.

The Lasagna Project | Foodie

Big Red F Restaurant Group is giving back by launching The Lasagna Project in order to help bridge the gap for the food-insecure in our community.

A Winter Roundup | In The Cups

Booze and holidays go together as much as just about anything else, but if you don’t have the right alcohol things just won’t be as shiny and bright. Luckily, you don’t have to pick on your own. We’re here to help things stay festive.

Notables

OurTicles: Call me De La Vaca #20thAnniversary

The path from the ‘hood of East L.A. to East Boulder County is simple enough with a map. For De La Vaca, Managing Editor of the Yellow Scene, it was anything but.

Community Corner

Boulder Police Department should kill two birds with one stone by applying police discretion to NOT respond to calls that do not warrant a police response | Community Corner

There is no doubt that in Boulder, with so few Black people, a Black person walking through many neighborhoods may be deemed suspicious. But police should have more than a claim of a person acting suspicious before responding.

Health

Resolution, Rationalization, and Reality: Goal Setting in 2021

A fun fact is that over 80% of New Year resolutions are not kept. So why make a resolution instead of making a change in behavior …For Your Life™ anytime of the year?
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