March 17, 2000

El Foro Publico

The Public Forum

So You Think Gas is Expensive?

Comparative Buying:

Diet Snapple a 16oz bottle $1.29 = $10.32 per gallon
Lipton Ice Tea 16oz costs $1.19 = $9.52 per gallon
Gatorade 20oz bottle costs $1.59 = $10.17 per gallon
Ocean Spray 16oz for $1.25 = $10.00 gallon
Pint of milk 16oz costs $1.59 = $12.72 gallon
STP brake fluid 12oz $3.15 = $33.60 per gallon
Vick's Nyquil 6oz $8.35 = $178.13 per gallon
Pepto Bismo 4 oz $3.85 = $123.20 per gallon
Whiteout .7oz $1.39 = $254.72 gallon
EVIAN water 9oz $0.99 = $21.19 per gallon (and this is water!)
1 gallon gas = $1.67 -$1.89

Who is really sticking it to you??????

Richard Viets

(FOOD (OR GAS) for thought)

Gracias for your Help

On behalf of the Chicano Park Steering Committee I want to thank you for all the weeks of free advertisement you gave for our 2000 Chicano Calendar.

We understand that the dollar value of the advertisement is a lot, something we as an all volunteer, non-funded -non-profit grassroots community organization could not afford.

Your generous donation has brought us several orders and we appreciate it.

Tommie Camarillo

(La Prensa does what it can to help)

Chilean Busca Trabajo

Hola: Saludos de Santiago Chile. Que rico ver su pagina en la Web! Hemos estado buscando informacion sobre los medios de comunicacion bilingues, o mejor dicho, hispanos.

Yo soy norteamericano y Patricio, mi marido Chileno, va a mudarse conmigo a EEUU en junio, y por lo tanto, esta buscando trabajo. El es periodista de primera. Ha trabajo tanto en prensa escrita como en television y la radio. Lo unico complicado siendo que en este momento su ingles es limitado. ... Desafortunadamente, no hemos tenido mucha suerte con nuestra busqueda en el internet.

Le agradeceria qualquier ayuda que nos podrian prestar. Es duro empezar en un nuevo pais.

Lisetta Rios
O por el E.Mail de Molly Scott <mousita @

(What do you say lectores … can we help this Chilian couple?)

Republicans want to exchange LINKS!

Hi! The Republican Club of North County, San Diego would like to exchange links with your politics page…..I believe that our two organizations may have shared or overlapping interests and objectives which could be better served by increased mutual awareness.

George Barrante

(No problem. Information exchange is our business. Perhaps you are not aware that La Prensa San Diego is a newspaper serving the Mexican -Latino population of San Diego county with a circulation of 30,000 and a Web site since 1995. There are Democrats as well as Republican oriented folks that read our political analysis and observations. You may list our URL and we will add yours to our list of links. Perhaps we both can find out what the GRASSROOTS people really think! Dan Muñoz, Publisher).

(Atencion Sr. Carlos Trujillo: Su carta es muy extensiva! Podría decirnos lo que quiere informar el publico en una pagina, (81/2 by 9) con las lineas doble espacio? Mande su numero de fax por favor)

PROP 26 Lost In Majority of Calfornia Counties!

Support for Prop 26 (school Bond Proposal) Was supported only in 11 of the 58 counties in the state. These were the counties of San Francisco and surrounding regions.

47 counties voted NO including Los Angeles and San Diego County! The Measure was strongly rejected by a 55% percent NO vote! There is no reason to bring this measure back!

Don Goldberg
La Mesa, Ca.

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