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New COVID-19 cases slowing in Oakland; reopening limited activities possible

New cases of COVID-19 in Alameda County seem to be slowing down after spiking multiple times this summer. As of this weekend, Alameda County has 22,149 COVID-19 cases. Oakland has 8,671 coronavirus cases. In Alameda[Read more]
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“Para Chuparse Los Dedos” (“Finger-licking Good”) Central American Recipes and Stories from the East Bay

Cut off from our homelands as refugees not able to return, our food recipes are core to the Central American identity.
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Sopa de res, a Salvadoran soup recipe from “Para Chuparse Los Dedos”

Read the article by Marabet Morales about the new Central American-focused cookbook and oral history project. SOPA DE RES Serves 6-8  Ingredients:  2-3 pounds of  beef bone (You can ask the meat butcher to cut[Read more]