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Premier Website for Bay Area Latino Community


San Francisco, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–July 18, 2005–A group of San Francisco based entrepreneurs announced the official launch of, a premier website dedicated to serving the Bay Area Latino community with employment, social networking, merchandise resource and opportunity listings.

Registering over 30 thousand hits in its first month, offers Spanish language content with sections on job postings, apartment hunting and home buying, personals and other elements intended to assist Spanish dominant immigrants in adjusting to life in the United States. In its third month on the net, the site registered over 60,000 hits.

The site has already made history in that its Spanish language commercial aired on KRON-TV’s Latino oriented programming, a first for the station. Its commercial spot has aired on the Telemundo, Univision, Telefutura, Mun2 and other Spanish network affiliates in the San Francisco market.

“Everyday I witnessed how hard it was for Spanish speaking citizens to communicate and feel connected within the community around them,” says Katie O’Brien, CEO of “Why should it be harder for them? That is when I thought of and the great opportunities it could provide for the Latino community.”

“ is currently operated by volunteers,” adds CTO, Thomas Kazarian. “They see the great potential in a website constructed to empower the Latino people and create greater communication between the Spanish speaking community and the world around them,” he concluded. will provide free job posting opportunities for local employers during the first three to six months. “With a few companies already posting positions now, we will only charge for job postings in the larger urban areas with the rest of the site remaining a non-revenue source, O’Brien added.” The site is operated by native San Franciscans: CEO Katie O’Brien, its Chief Technical Officer Thomas Kazarian, Chief Marketing Officer Patrick O’Brien and Public Relations Liaison Mario Urguilla.

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