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    2016: Annual Astrological Forecast

      Happy New Year! I'm grateful for many blessings this year, and offer this gift to you, dear reader, the wind in my sails. You can see the forecast, by sign, for the year 2016 on the Chicago Tribune website, distributed to about a hundred newspapers and periodicals. Or read on.
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    Cesar Chavez, en Español

      UCSB professor’s new biography of the labor leader is one of few in the US to be written in Spanish By Jim Logan Monday, September 14, 2015 - 15:15 Santa Barbara, CA chavez.1.jpg victor-fuentes.jpg When César Chávez founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW), he did it mostly in Spanish. For more than 30 years, he inspired millions of people — and hundreds of books about his life and work. Oddly, however, few of the works about the acclaimed labor leader published in the U.S. were written in Spanish. Victor Fuentes, UC Santa Barbara professor emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese, has added to the catalog with “César Chávez y la Unión: una historia victoriosa de los de abajo” (Floricanto Press, 2015). The work traces Chávez’s life from his early childhood to his work in building the UFW into one the most influential labor and civil rights movements of the 1960s and ’70s. Fuentes also takes a close look at the last 10 years of Chávez’s life and work, a period seldom documented. “He was charismatic and a great leader,” said Fuentes, who knew Chávez and volunteered on the Spanish edition of the union’s newspaper, El Malcriado, at La Paz, Chávez’s compound in the Kern County town of Keene. “Most of the people who write about him concentrate on the ’70s. In the ’80s, the unions started losing their gains; that’s why I focused on the last 10 years of his life and work. He was very alive and struggling, till the very day of his death, and kept on pushing and moving on.” Although some recent writers have been critical of Chávez and his handling of the UFW in the late ’70 and ’80s, Fuentes holds that political and economic circumstances of the time crippled the labor movement. Neither Chávez nor the union could hold back the anti-union forces of the Reagan administration, California’s Republican governors and corporate America.“The union of course is not what everyone expected it was going to be — a great national union,” Fuentes noted, “but what happened to the unions in the country?” Today only about 7 percent of Americans belong to a union, down from a high of 36 percent in the 1950s. “He did make some mistakes, but it’s nothing compared with the great things that he did.”
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  • commented 2016-08-18 11:59:44 -0700
    Thanks for the acknowledgment!

    The number rating system is loosely based on the day’s energy levels, with 0 being no energy at all and 10 being very high energy. I rarely give either 0s or 10s. Most days range between 5 and 9, in general.

    There are actually three numbers, for Love, Work/Money and Communications, but most newspapers only print the Work/Money one. These numbers relate to house placements for each Zodiac sign for Venus (Love and Money), Saturn, Jupiter and Mars (Work/Money) and Mercury, Neptune and Uranus (Communications), taking daily aspects into consideration.

    These numbers are not related to numerology, which I have not studied. They’re more like a very basic energy level indication. Please remember that these horoscopes, including the numbers, are published to cover nine time zones, so they’re very generalized. On https://LindaBlack.com you can choose your time zone to see more specifics on daily aspects, with their interpretations.
  • commented 2016-08-18 08:19:00 -0700
    Nancy, today I absolutely fell in love with your horoscopes. They are honestly the best format I’ve ever read. One question however. I can’t seem to find anything explaining your number rating system. Could you please tell me what it is about?
    Thank you so much!
  • commented 2015-06-10 14:08:19 -0700
    Thank you, Mary, for your kind words! I have forwarded them to the Tribune editorial team. We are all grateful for your acknowledgment. You are the wind in our sails
  • commented 2015-06-10 11:09:28 -0700
    Hello Ms. Black,

    I’ve enjoyed your writing (and that of your mother) for many years. In May the Sacramento Bee began printing your Horoscopes that just didn’t sound like the well written forecasts I was used to reading. Several other local friends noticed the difference also. I recently was in Chicago where I picked up the Tribune and read your usual well written, informative column. When I returned to Sacramento I compared that to the abbreviated version printed here. They have edited out at least half of the paragraphs in every category!! Perhaps you are aware of this but I thought you should know. It’s an insult to your thoughtful, well-developed writing. I’m now downloading the column and plan to write to the Bee to express my dissatisfaction with this change (and many others) in their updated version of the newspaper. It’s a great disappointment.

    Please continue your excellent work. It is appreciated.

    Mary C. Reed
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