Volume XXIV Number 45 November 10, 2000

FrontPage Stories

Linda Vista Student Will Attend APEC Summit in Singapore & Brunei

By: Dan Munoz

Students, Educators, from California will accompany Governor Gray Davis and a Trade Mission to take part in the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Forum and CEO Summit in Singapore, Brunei, China, and Japan. Senior Ministers and CEO's of 21 Member Economies in the Pacific Rim will be in attendance.

David Madrid, Jr.

In concert with the Governor, the California Global Classroom (CGC) will be taking a team of representative California students and teachers to attend the Singapore and Brunei portion of the APEC Trade Summit. The students will be sponsored by the VTM Foundation (Virtual Trade Mission Foundation) an element that brings together students and educators from across the U.S. and sponsors them to attend the Forums, and CEO Summits. In the process, the students produce an interactive educational program that features the economic leaders that attend the APEC Trade Summit.

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Una Nación Agradecida Recuerda a sus Veteranos
El Departamento de Asuntos de Veteranos (Department of Veterans Affairs, VA) se honra al reconocer a los hombres y mujeres quienes sirvieron en las fuerzas armadas de nuestra nación en el pasado y presente, dentro y fuera del país, en tiempo de paz o de guerra.

A Grateful Nation Remembers Its Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is honored to recognize the men and women who served in our nation's military -- past and present, at home and abroad, in war and in peace.

Even Bush can't lure Hispanics to GOP
By Steve Sailer
November 8, 2000 - Despite running the most Latino friendly campaign in Republican history, Texas Gov. George W. Bush still lost to Vice President Al Gore by a landslide among Hispanic voters

Noticias de México...
Extradición de Trevi podría decidirse en diciembre
BRASILIA — El juicio de extradición de la cantante mexicana Gloria Trevi podría celebrarse en diciembre, informó el martes la justicia de Brasil, donde se encuentra presa desde enero bajo cargos de secuestro y corrupción de menores.


4th Annual Veterans Day Celebration
A Tribute to Mexican-American Veterans

On Saturday, November 11, 2000, Latino Advocates For Education, Inc., will host the 4th Annual Veterans Day Celebration, A Tribute to Mexican-American Veterans. It will be held at Santa Ana College, 1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year we will honor our Latino veterans of the Vietnam War in commemoration of the 25th year of the ending of the War.

YMCAs Honor War Veterans
— On Veterans' Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, YMCAs across the country will honor local war veterans and all Americans who have served their country around the globe. Easing the burden of American soldiers — and others whose lives have been disrupted by warfare and natural disasters — continues a YMCA tradition in which hundreds of YMCA volunteers have lost their own lives since the American Civil War.

Cuomo Says FHA Will Cut the Cost of Mortgage Insurance
San Francisco — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo released the details of a plan that will save more than one million homeowners with Federal Housing Administration-insured mortgages in excess of $1 billion annually in insurance costs.

National Hispanic Heritage Youth Award Winner Honored, Determination and
Faith Led to Accomplishments

Spartanburg, S.C.,- Sheet grit and personal compassion were key factors in the designation of Robert Jesse Anguiano of Corpus Christi, Texas as winner of the national 2000 Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Sports, sponsored by Denny's restaurants.

Southwestern College "Sun" Wins Major Journalism Awards
Chula Vista, CA — Woodward and Bernstein better watch out. A new generation of ace reporters and editors are making their way through the ropes and picking up major awards and recognition along the way. The Southwestern College "Sun" recently garnered more than 25 state and local awards for excellence in college journalism, making them a giant among college newspapers statewide.

Smaller Is Better: $25,000 Grant to Help Personalize Sweetwater Schools
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $250,000 planning grant to help seven Sweetwater District high schools —Castle Park, Chula Vista, Hilltop High, Mar Vista, Montgomery, Southwest and Sweetwater—create smaller, more personalized learning programs.

Cal State San Marcos receives national grant to continue study of migrant worker
health and education issues
Researchers will be able to track the health and educational development of young migrant children, thanks to a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services. The $45,000, one-year grant is a supplemental research component to a larger, long-term study at Children's Hospital to survey the care of vulnerable children.

Community Corner -- City of Chula Vista
Clearly Chula vista has experienced a time of great and dynamic growth. As the county's second largest city with over 175,000 residents we have come to terms with the bitter sweet reality that we have somehow stepped into a bliss of no return and into an ear of higher challenges and better things for all of us.

Community Notes:
City of San Diego Seeks Input From Small Businesses At Annual Public Outreach
The City of San Diego is reaching out to small businesses to better understand key business issues and concerns by holding an annual public outreach meeting of the City's Small Business Advisory Board on Wednesday, November 15. Businesses are encouraged to address concerns that affect their ability to do business, from fees and regulations to permits and availability of assistance programs.

College Board Giving Free Award-Winning Videos to Minority Students and
Parents in California

El College Board Ofrece a Estudiantes Minoritarios en California y a Sus Padres Videos Gratis Que Han Sido Premiados

Sandieguinos Pueden Prestar Ayuda a Dolores Huerta, Co-fundadora del Sindicato
United Farms Workers
Dolores Huerta, Co-Fundadora del Sindicato United Farm Workers, necesita la donación de sangre, de acuerdo al Senador Art Torres, Jubilado, Presidente del Partido Democrático de California.

Con el Invierno, SDG&E Recomienda Revisar su Sistema de Calefacción
Con la temporada del frío, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recuerda a los residentes que calentar el hogar requiere algo más que encender la llama piloto o abrir el termostato.

Los Nuevos Anuncios Estatales de Antitabaco se Enfrentan con la Industria del
Tabaco y Revelan la Hipocresía de la Campaña de "Nuevo Aspecto"

Lanzando un ataque doble contra la industria del tabaco, el Departamento de Servicios de Salud de California hoy estrenó una serie de 14 anuncios de antitabaco que critica la industria y anunció los resultados de un nuevo estudio confirmando que los letreros patrocinados por la industria del tabaco no son eficaces para la reducción de ventas de tabaco a los menores.

Bridgestone/Firestone Continúa Buscando la Raíz del Problema
Ya se ha completado el retiro del 75 por ciento de las llantas
Bridgestone/Firestone indicó hoy que ya se han recogido más de 4,8 millones de llantas de un total de 6,5 millones, y que el procedimiento científico para identificar la raíz del problema que puede haber ocasionado los accidentes asociados con un pequeño porcentaje de sus llantas, está centrado en analizar el diseño de las llantas retiradas y el proceso de manufactura seguido en su fábrica de Decatur, Ill.

Schreiber Foods Recalls Cheeses
Recall Announced for Colby/Jack and Mexican Blend Cheeses
The County Department of Environmental Health has received notification of a voluntary recall of colby/jack and Mexican blend cheese products by Schreiber Foods, Inc. due to possible Listeria contamination.

The Food Page:
Harvest Time Entertaining
Autumn entertaining can be a great opportunity to bring a delicate blend of seasonal tastes and textures to your fall table without a lot of fuss.


Election Day Aftermath
Reflections on an Election Day

Tuesday morning, the 7th of November, started out somewhat normal. For a change, thank goodness, there were no loud, garrulousness, political, advertisements on local radio or television. The phones were no longer ringing incessantly with campaign worker's making demands on your time and patience. Outside, one could hear the birds chirping. A lone dog could be heard barking in someone's backyard. For a moment, the world seemed normal again.

Electoral College is worth preserving
Founders created a constitutional republic, not a pure democracy
By John Samples, Ph.D
Critics have long derided the Electoral College as a fusty relic of a bygone era, an unnecessary institution that one day might undermine democracy by electing a minority president. That day has arrived, assuming Gov. Bush wins the Florida recount as now seems likely.

Etc. Etc. Etc.
Reviews, Sporting news, and other tid bits

Organización de Compositores al Servicio de la Comunidad.
Por Paco Zavala
Un grupo de compositores cansados de batallar y de sufrir las penalidades al enfrentar la incomprensión para su bien intencionada labor, afición, deseo y profesionalísmo al dedicarse a estos menesteres artísticos de la composición de obras musicalizadas en todos los más diversos y variados géneros de la música popular, hace cuatro años tras desarrollar y organizar algunas reuniones de trabajo deciden formar una asociación de compositores y de esta manera fundan el día 9 de diciembre de 1996

Exhibición "Unfinished Business: Kennedy and Cuba" Abre;
Panel de Residentes de Dallas Discute Experiencias Personales
Miembros de la Brigada de Asalto Asistirán a Inauguración
— El Six Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza abrirá una nueva exhibición el 29 de octubre: "Unfinished Business: Kennedy and Cuba" (Asuntos pendientes: Kennedy y Cuba). La inauguración de la exhibición coincide con el aniversario de la Crisis de Octubre y los 13 días de ese mes de 1962 cuando el mundo estuvo al borde de una guerra nuclear.

El Centro Cultural Tijuana Anuncia Actividades
El CECUT de Tijuana, presenta al público su programa de actividades:
Viernes 10 - Congreso Nacional Sobre Historia de la Educación Superior en México.

Calendar of Events...
by Berenice Cisneros
For Love or Country
The true story of a man torn between love for his family, passion for music, and a dream of a better life in America, the HBO Films presentation, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story starring Andy Garcia, is coming to you in November.

EqWest Returns to The Del Mar Fairgrounds in Celebration of the Horse
(of Course)
Del Mar, Ca. — Last year, thousands of equine fans and professionals from Southern California and around the country gathered in San Diego for a three-day event featuring educational seminars, lectures, demonstrations and amazing performances.

San Diego Spirit Hires Carlos Juarez as head Coach; Long-time Southern California
Women's Coach Will Lead New Women's Professional Soccer Team
The San Diego Spirit of the new Women's United Soccer Association has named Carlos Juarez as the first head coach in franchise history, General Manager Kevin Crow announced.

Benji Gil begins baseball's second season in Culiacan
By John Philip Wyllie
The common perception is that Major League Baseball players play from April to September and spend the rest of the year spending their vast fortunes. Nothing could be farther from the truth in the case of Anaheim Angels utility infielder Benji Gil. Gil, who was born in Tijuana and raised in Chula Vista, spends each winter sharpening his skills as he returns to his homeland to play in the Mexican League.

Bullfight World...
by Lyn Sherwood
Amateur Toreros Convention Celebrated in Reynosa
Amateur toreros from throughout the world converged on Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Oct. 28-29, to celebrate the first convention of the Asociación Internacional de Aficionados Taurinos. The weekend event was termed by Asociación President Eddie Cohn as "The first of an annual event in which bullfight fans and amateur toreros can come together to share their mutual interest in, and love of the bullfight world."

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