Euskal Kazeta

Basques in New York to celebrate 100 years in a big way

October 5, 2013

Filed under Culture, History, Links, New York

The New York Basque Club celebrated its 100th anniversary with lots of events in October 2013.

Gift of $150,000 made to save Los Encinos Park, which features historic Basque ranch

Robert Lopez, Writer

January 6, 2012

Filed under History, Links, Los Angeles

An anonymous donor has provided $150,000 to save Los Encinos State Historic Park, which features a landmark Basque ranch and was threatened with closure because of budget cuts. The 5-acre park, in the the San Fernando Vall...

Basque Boardinghouse: The Star Hotel Still Going Strong

June 28, 2010

Filed under Culture, Elko, History, Links, News

For 100 years, the Star Hotel has been an anchor of Elko's rich and colorful Basque history. Read More »...

Basque Studies Symposium at Cal-State Bakersfield

May 25, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, History

The origins of Basques in Kern County and the history of Basque whalers in North America will be discussed during the 2010 Basque Studies Symposium on Friday May 28 at Cal-State Bakersfield. The event is scheduled to feature r...

Basque History Explored in San Mateo Exhibit

April 8, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, History, San Francisco

In San Mateo County, like elsewhere in the Bay Area, Basque immigrants grabbed a piece of the American Dream by starting their own businesses. Many of these entrepreneurs became gardeners. Now, the history of Basques in San...

New Basque Walking Tour in Boise (Updated 6-29-10)

March 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, Jaialdi, News

A long-awaited series of projects to create an interpretive walking tour of Basque historical and cultural landmarks in downtown Boise Read More »...

Basque Sheepherders in the Great Basin

March 13, 2010

Filed under Culture, Elko, History

Lured by opportunities in a new land, Basques arrived in the American West during the 1800s and 1900s. The vast majority worked as sheepherders, living a lonely lifestyle with their flocks in the mountain meadows and harsh de...

Pride, Fanfare Mark Opening of Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

February 7, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, New York, News

In a momentous occasion for the Basque community, the much-anticipated "Hidden in Plain Sight" exhibit was unveiled before a crowd of about 300 dignitaries and well-wishers Saturday Feb. 6 Read More »...

Basque History Remains

February 1, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, Videos

Traces of Basque History Still Stand from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Carrying On a Basque Tradition

January 21, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, La Puente, News

Update: The Chalet Basque closed in 2010, after co-owner Steve Osowiecki passed away. The waitress piled grilled lamb chops and roasted garlic chicken onto plates at the monthly barbecue at Le Chalet Basque, a tradition that ...

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