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Magic 92.5 and Xavier the X-Man Celebrated the 10th Annual Cruise for a Cause



Cruise for a Cause

MAGIC 92.5 presented Xavier The X-Man's 10th Annual Cruise for the Cause Blood & Bone Marrow Drive Car Show on Saturday, August 14th at Otay Ranch Town Center. Listeners stopped by the American Red Cross bus, donated blood and were able to get on the National Bone Marrow  Registry to save lives and help kids with cancer.

The day featured classic cars,  lowriders, hot rods, tuners /imports, motorcycles, bikes, games, jump houses, music, and so much more.  Classic cars, Lowriders, Hot Rods, Tuners /imports , Bikes, Customs, SUV's, Trucks and Motorcycles. 

101.5 KGB-FM Celebrates 40TH Anniversary with Sky Show Fireworks



The KGB Sky Show

On Saturday, October 6th, 101.5 KGB-FM celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the annual Sky Show.

The KGB Sky Show featured a unique pyrotechnic display at Qualcomm Stadium to celebrate the stations 40th year of broadcasting. The fireworks followed the San Diego State Aztec football game against the Hawaii Warriors. Billed as "the biggest fireworks show west of the Mississippi," the production of Sky Show included more than 60 pyro-technicians working with ten computers to discharge more than 5,000 shells set up in numerous locations throughout the stadium. The KGB Sky Show was completely synchronized to a custom soundtrack that could be heard in the stadium, on-air at 101.5 FM and online via www.101kgb.com.

Univision Radio San Diego commemorates Oaxaca's History with 'Guelaguetza' Celebration



Guelaguetza featured traditional performances of dance, song and music from the various different regions of Oaxaca

Univision Radio's Recuerdo 102.9 FM and 106.5 La Nueva were the exclusive media partners of this year's Guelaguetza festival, which took place on September 30th at California State University San Marcos. The celebration, now in its 17th year, was organized by the coalition of Indigenous Communities of Oaxaca (COCIO).

The Guelaguetza, which means "offering" or "gift" in the Zapotec Indian language, is a beautiful and colorful event celebrating the culture of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. The celebration's aim is to honor diversity and indigenous values while fostering intergenerational community building. The event featured traditional performances of dance, song and music from the various different regions of the state, and highlighted its native offerings, including delicious cuisine and vibrant textiles.

Univision Radio San Diego celebrates Mexican Independence Day with 'El Festival del Grito'



Thousands of listeners came out to celebrate El Festival del Grito

Thousands of listeners celebrated the Independence of Mexico at 'El Festival del Grito,' an event created and organized by Univision Radio's stations, Recuerdo 102.9 FM and 106.5 La Nueva. The free family event was held on Saturday, September 15th at Bayside Park in Chula Vista. Nearly 10,000 fans came out to celebrate Mexico's history and culture as well as to watch top performers like El Coyote y su Banda Tierrasanta, Voz de Mando and Jesus Ojeda.

Apart from the live musical performances from top Regional Mexican artists, the event also featured the city's official "Grito" ceremony, commemorating Mexico's independence from Spain. Mexican Consul to San Diego Remedios Gomez Arnau performed the city's official "Grito", accompanied by Tijuana's Banda de Guerra. A live video feed of Mexican President Felipe Calderon's National "Grito" ceremony from Mexico City was also displayed on the stage to close the night's festivities.

Beach Clean Up with KPRI


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KPRI and their listeners joined the Beach Clean-Up at Ocean Beach Pier on September 15.
480 volunteers participated  in the beach clean up.  210 pounds of trash and 11,250 cigarette butts were removed from the beach.

Fiesta del Sol


On Sunday, Radio Latina 104.5FM invited listeners to enjoy a fun day with the family near the San Diego Bay. The 2012 Fiesta del Sol event was the 7th annual celebration. It was a 2-day event held at Cesar Chavez Park and this year welcomed over 25,000 people over two days, August 11 and 12. The event was presented by Justice Overcoming Boundaries, a community organization focused on important causes including voter registration. This year, the event featured live music and entertainment, sponsor booths, food and many activities for the entire family to enjoy. Radio Latina morning host, Jesse Vazquez welcomed listeners to the event on stage and greeted fans at the station booth throughout the day. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.

Radio Latina Sponsors Kids Care Fest


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Radio Latina 104.5FM was recently invited to be a media sponsor for the 11th annual celebration of Kids Care Fest at Briercrest Park in La Mesa. This year's event took place on Saturday, September 21st and was presented by the City of La Mesa and Grossmont Healthcare District. This year's event featured free health screenings, educational health information, pony rides, children's activities and much more. Radio Latina morning host, Jesse Vazquez, greeted listeners at the Radio Latina booth throughout the day. Kids Care Fest is a free family event that included free lunch. More information about the event is available at www.kidscarefest.org.

StreetBeat


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StreetBeat KPRi's Block Party 2 hit the streets of Little Italy on Saturday, September 8.
Attendees enjoyed various food vendors,a live radio broadcast and music from the Wallflowers, San Diego's own Tristan Prettyman, new artist Walk the Moon, and local Battle of the Fans winners Talk Like June.
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