July 19 2002

Notas Politicas

Luis Natividad Announces Intention to Run

Luis Natividad has announced his intention to run for the open seat on the National City city council and at the same has noted that he will run under the name of “Louie” Natividad. For more information on the “Louie” Natividad campaign can call 619-267-6178.

Mitch Beauchamp Announces Commitment to Run for Third term

Mitch Beauchamp has announced his decision to run for a third term as a National City councilman. Beauchamp cites several significant projects for National City and the region to be completed as his motivation for a third term. The Beauchamp campaign can be reached at 619-477-5333.

Republican National Hispanic Assembly Monthly Luncheon.

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly will host their monthly luncheon Friday, July 19, 12 noon at the San Diego Marriott, Mission Valley. Invited speaker is Michael Giorgino candidate for the 40th Senate District. For furhter information on the monthly luncheons call 619-920-4956.

Contreras to Speak

The Republican Club of North Council will be hosting Raoul Lowery Contreras at their monthly dinner meeting on Thursday July 25 at 6 pm at the Raintree Restaurant in Carlsbad. For more information call 760-722-6829.

Bush Job Performance Drops 7 Points

President George W. Bush’s overall job performance rating has taken a seven percentage point drop in July to 62%, lates Zogby America results reveal. The poll shows voters now giving Bush a 62% positive, 385 negative job performance rating, a new low mark since the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Results also show that nearly one in three Americans (32%) say they are worse off financially today than they were one year ago, to 45% who say they are financialy better off now than one year ago.

Board approves $207 million bond measure for November ballot

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board unanimously voted Tuesday night to place a $207 million bond measure on the Nov. 5 ballot, citing urgent and longstanding needs related to aging, overcrowded facilities.

Trustees said the bond measure represents the most realistic solution to a crisis brought about by grossly inadequate funding from the state and rapidly growing enrollments. If approved by voters, bond proceeds would provide funds at both colleges to construct new instructional buildings, repair, renovate and expand existing buildings, and upgrade electrical and wiring systems to accommodate high-tech needs.

MAPA Convention

On July 27, 2002, MAPA will host their Voter Registration and Education Convention and Awards Ceremony at Hermandad Mexicana Nacional Building, located at 2501, South, Hill Street in downtown Los Angeles. The Title of this Convention is: Honoring Bert Corona

Topics to be discussed:

1. Hispanics and the new Los Angeles. How will secession affect Hispanics?

2. Get out the vote in November.

3. Schools Education, what are your rights?

4. How does some get involved in a campaign?

5. Candidates

6. Voting & Endorsements

For information contact: MAPA National President Steven A Figueroa (760) 243-3269 or visit their web site at http://mapa-natl.org

Chula Vista Democrats and Independents Endorse Horton’s Assembly Bid

Chula Vista Democrats and Independents joined hands with Republicans in a bi-partisan show of support for Chula Vista Mayor Shirley Horton’s bid for Assembly.

The list of endorses include: Democrat Josie Calderon, President of the Mexican-American Business and Professional Association; Democrat Susan Carrillo, seniors advocate; State Senator Wadie Deddeh (ret.); Independent Kathy Lembo, Executive Director of South Bay Community Services; Councilman John Moot (ret.), Democrat.

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