Monday, October 27, 2014

Check out Season One of Finding Your Roots, before it is too late!

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of Hispanic actor Adrian Grenier, actress Michelle Rodriguez, and commentator Linda Chavez. Double click on the highlighten "Finding Your Roots".

Finding Your Roots

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Expanding Hispanic Saturday into San Diego

If you live in San Diego County, please join us on Saturday, November 1, from 10am – 1pm in the 9th Floor Genealogy Library of the San Diego Central Library for our first Hispanic Saturday/San Diego. Please see flyer for more information.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Take advantage and learn from others on their journey to learn genealogy

You are probably well-familiar with "Who Do You Think You Are", but there is another television program focused on genealogy. And, it is on your local PBS station's schedule. That show is "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louise Gates, Jr." The URL below will take you to their website so you may watch it on your computer. This is the first of many episodes. Please check back each week.

Another location to learn is Ancesty.com blog, which has teamed up with CNN to do ancestry bios on the many correspondents listed below:

Join the journalists of CNN as they explore their … roots. 
Michaela Pereira
Anderson Cooper
Chris Cuomo
Jake Tapper
Don Lemon
Erin Burnett
Christine Romans
Fareed Zakaria
John Berman

The first is Michaela Pereira

You can also view it through CNN's own web site Roots: Our Journey Home

Monday, October 13, 2014

25 years in the making!

The GSHA Nuestras Raices journal has been published and is being shared to the public since it is a momentous occasion, Please double click on the two and be patient since it is very large, Enjoy the history of the organization and its many chapters.

Nuestras Raices Coverpage

Nuestras Raices journal

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Photos from the day:

From the photos you could not tell the weather for the 2014 "Viva La Familia Fiesta" was a little warm that day (100+), but the spirits of our members were exuberant! Forty members and their guests were present to take the tour. Some of the members enjoyed a good meal together. The Mission Inn, is a historic landmark hotel in downtown Riverside. Please double click on Mission Inn for more information.

Those in the photo L to R: are Jeanette Fisher, Karen Cordova, Rita Cardenas, Doug Daniels, Margaret and Jack Hall.
 L to R seated: Cynthia Talamantes, Leticia Talamantes, Naomi Talamantes, Rita Vega-Acevedo.
Non member, Louise Saiz and member, Rita Cardenas
L to R: Phil Duran, Jeanette Fisher, Karen Cordova, Doug Daniels, Margaret and Jack Hall.

Interior view of the Mission Inn.