Milestone | Diana Harrison Martinez
Jun09

Milestone | Diana Harrison Martinez

Hispanic Lifestyle was stunned and heartbroken to learn of the passing of Diana Harrison Martinez co-publisher of Inland Empire Community News.  As a colleague she was a very good friend to us. She spoke at our conferences and participated in several of our events over the years. She will be missed, god speed to her family. From our friends at the Inland Empire Community News It is with profound sadness that IECN announces the death...

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Milestone | Jack Brown Fmr. Stater Bros CEO Passes
Nov15

Milestone | Jack Brown Fmr. Stater Bros CEO Passes

It is with a heavy heart that Stater Bros. Markets announces the passing of “Our Jack”. Surrounded by his entire family, Jack H. Brown passed away on November 13, 2016 at 10:45 p.m. A native of San Bernardino, California, Brown began his Supermarket career as a box boy at Berk’s Market Spot in San Bernardino at the age of thirteen (13), sparking a sixty-five (65) year career in the grocery industry. Brown was passionate about the...

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Milestone | RIP Actress Elizabeth Peña
Oct17

Milestone | RIP Actress Elizabeth Peña

Actress Elizabeth Peña (September 23, 1959 – October 14, 2014) died after a brief illness at the age of 55.  Born in  Elizabeth, New Jersey, Peña spent her early years in Cuba. Her father, Mario Peña, was a Cuban actor, writer, and director who co-founded the Latin American Theatre Ensemble; her mother, Estella Margarita (Toirac) Peña, was an arts administrator and producer. The family moved to New York City when Elizabeth was eight....

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People | Los Lobos performed at Fender legend Abigail Ybarra Retirement
May05

People | Los Lobos performed at Fender legend Abigail Ybarra Retirement

The Fender Custom Shop is both pleased and wistful to announce that one of its most revered employees, “pickup artist” Abigail Ybarra, is retiring after more than 50 years in the Fender family. In celebration, Fender arranged for multiple Grammy Award-winning band Los Lobos to play at her private retirement party with dozens of her coworkers. Ybarra came to Fender in 1956 and in 1958 began hand-winding and hand-building guitar pickups...

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People | Teresa Yenque to Receive Trailblazers Award
May18

People | Teresa Yenque to Receive Trailblazers Award

Veteran actor Teresa Yenque has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Trailblazers Award at the 2012 Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival.   This award, to be presented to Yenque at a gala ceremony on Sunday May 20, honors distinguished members of the entertainment industry who have paved the way for others through their career accomplishments.  Past recipients include Wilmer Valderrama, Ligiah Villalobos, and Gabriela...

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