Entre música, baile, regocijo, algabaría, ambiente y sabor mexicano se llevó a cabo el pasado domingo 15 de Septiembre en Carlsbad la 4ta “Fiesta del Barrio”, donde los orgullosos habitantes del corazón del barrio mexicano de esta ciudad de la costa del Norte del Condado de San Diego, conmemorarón jubilosamente la creación de esta comunidad con el arrivo de sus antecesores a estas tierras, uniéndose a este festejo con la conmemoración de la proclamación del inició de la guerra de Independencia de México en 1810.
Maritime Marines help Imperial Beach high school students earn while they learn
While their peers may have spent the summer surfing or flipping burgers, Karl Murphy, James Treber, Francisco Velazquez and 20 other students from Mar Vista High School were learning job skills aboard two Navy supply ships. And earning more than $9 an hour while steaming around San Diego and Hawaii.
Angela Jimenez Named to New Gear Up Student Counseling Post at Gompers Secondary
Angela Jimenez has been appointed graduate student counselor in the federally funded GEAR UP college preparatory program at Gompers Secondary School, San Diego. In the newly-created position, Jimenez, a graduate student majoring in school counseling at the University of San Diego, will work one-on-one with academically at-risk eighth and ninth graders at Gompers, helping to provide them with the support and motivation necessary for graduation and college admission.
Hispanic Heritage is a family affair
By Paola Hornbuckle
Keeping Mexican culture alive is a family business in the Aguilar household. Rudy Aguilar runs and promotes his company, Karina’s Dance Shoes, which manufactures traditional Mexican dance shoes used in folkloric dancing, his sister makes dolls dressed in dance costume, and his daughter Karina, keeps the finances and runs a dance troupe.
Lanzamiento de Sello Postal en Honor a César E. Chávez en Capitolio de los Estados Unidos
WASHINGTON El defensor líder de los derechos civiles y los trabajadores rurales César E. Chávez fue homenajeado hoy cuando el Servicio Postal de los Estados Unidos dio a conocer el sello postal César E. Chávez en el Upper Senate Park del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos.
Mes de la Herencia Hispana, 2002: Sept. 15-Oct. 15
La población latina de la nación, tal como fue contada en el Censo 2000. Los latinos constituían el 12.5 por ciento de la población total del país. (Esto no incluye los 3.8 millones de latinos residentes de Puerto Rico).
Mariano Diaz Selected as the San Diego Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Community Partnerships
Mariano Diaz has recently been selected to lead The San Diego Foundation’s Community Partnerships Department as Senior Vice President.
Harriet Tubman Village School dedicates new library
On Thursday, Sept. 12, students and staff at Harriet Tubman Village Elementary School dedicated their new library. The new library building, which sits at the center of campus, is one of 104 libraries being built under Proposition MM, the $1.51 billion bond measure that funds modernization of 165 existing schools and construction of 16 new and rebuilt schools to support student achievement. Tubman’s library houses books, a computer lab and space for reading, teaching and instructional support.
Californian appointed to post in Mexico
Reaching into Northern California’s grass roots to fill a high-profile diplomatic job, the Mexican government named Candido Morales, a longtime leader of the California Human Development Corp., a nonprofit agency that provides government-funded services to the rural poor, as director of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad.
Southwestern College Nursing Students Presented Scholarships
CHULA VISTA In an effort to help thwart the nursing shortage currently plaguing our city and nation three Southwestern College students were awarded with scholarships, by the Community Health Group Nursing Initiative Scholarship fund, the monies help ensure the success of nursing students while proactively addressing the critical nursing shortage.
Scripps Health Demonstrates Mass Decontamination Equipment
Scripps Health Shows it is Better Prepared for Special Emergencies than One Year Ago
Scripps demonstrated its new hazardous materials mass decontamination equipment today (September 10th) outside the emergency room at Scripps Memorial Hospital Chula Vista, with doctors, nurses and health care providers demonstrating they are ready to treat multiple victims who might arrive after exposure to a toxic substance or hazardous chemical.
Congressman Duke Cunningham Nominates Local Community Leader, Dora Mendivil, to Participate in National Hispanic Leadership Summit
Congressman Duke Cun-ningham has nominated Dora Mendivil, Center Director for the Center for Employment Training, to represent San Diego County at the National Hispanic Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., later this month.
City Council to Consider Adopting 20-Year Growth Strategy
September 23 marks the culmination of a public outreach program to engage citizens in a dialogue about the future. On that day the San Diego City Council will hold a public hearing to consider adopting the proposed Strategic Framework Element and City of Villages strategy. The hearing will take place in the Balboa Park Club Ballroom, beginning at 5 p.m.