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Kern County Basques Throw Annual Festival

May 30, 2011

The day began with clouds and rain, but the gloomy weather gave way to sunshine as several thousand people enjoyed the 39th Annual Kern County Basque Festival in Bakersfield. The well-wishers descended on the festival grounds for a da...

Officials Move to Replace Plaques Stolen from Sheepherder Monument

May 17, 2011

More than five months after bronze plaques were stolen from the National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder, officials say they are pushing ahead with plans to replace the tablets and renovate the memorial that sits atop a scrubby hill in Reno. Organizers of the eff...

Center for Basque Studies Could Lose All State Funding

May 4, 2011

The Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada Reno could lose all public funding under a budget-cutting proposal being considered by the state Legislature. A loss of public funding, officials at the center say,...

Chino Basques Celebrate A Handball Court and History

May 4, 2011

Frontons, or kantxas, where Basques play their favorite sport of handball, have been at the heart of every Basque community in the United States. For anyone who is researching the path of Basque immigration in this country, they onl...

Celebrating Pilota

May 1, 2011

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U.S. Communities Start their own Korrika Events

April 9, 2011

Korrika is a running event held every other year in the Basque Country since 1980 in support of the Basque language Euskera. It is a community run in which thousands of people join in, sometimes up to 600,000. This year, fou...

Landmark Louis’ Basque Corner in Reno Has New Owners

March 30, 2011

After more than 40 years under the same owners, the venerable Louis' Basque Corner restaurant in Reno has changed hands. The landmark restaurant had been run by Louis and Lorraine Erreguible since it opened in 1967. Unlike ot...

Exciting Raffle Dinner Raises Funds for Dance Group

March 13, 2011

The $5,000 grand prize would go to the last ticketholder. But there were two numbers left in the ticket drum. Read More »...

New Basque Restaurant to Open in San Francisco

March 9, 2011

Two San Francisco restaurant owners are planning to open Txoko, where chefs will specialize in Basque-style pintxos. The new restaurant is named in honor of popular Basque gastronomical societies, where people gather to drink ...

Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch shoot film at Gardnerville’s JT Basque Bar

March 2, 2011

The historic JT Basque Bar & Dining Room in Gardnerville became a Hollywood film set this week when Emile Hirsch and Dakota Fanning showed up to shoot their latest feature film. The two actors and crew members were filming scenes f...

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