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October 31, 2014

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Eduardo Reyes, candidate for Chula Vista schools board: “Education is my passion”

By Pablo J. Sáinz

Think about any educational level and Dr. Eduardo Reyes has worked there in one way or another.

In his more than 22 years in education, he has worked in kinder through sixth grade, middle and high schools, adult education, Regional Occupational Program/Career Technical Education program, and at several colleges and universities.

Now that Reyes is running for Seat 5 in the Chula Vista Elementary School District governing board in the November 4 elections, he said he will use all of that experience to bring a professional mindset to the table.

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October 31, 2014

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Phone and SDGE Bill Clinic: Do you need help with your bill?

The Alliance for African Assistance will be holding bill clinics at their College-Area office throughout the month of November. The clinics will be held every Wednesday of November with three being held during the afternoon from 1:00-5:00 PM (Nov. 5th, 12th and 26th) and one being held in the evening from 3:00-7:00 PM (Nov. 19th). […]

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October 29, 2014

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Poll Workers Still Needed for Nov. 4 Election

The Registrar’s office is required by federal law to provide bilingual speakers and voting materials to voters who speak Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese. In addition, bilingual poll workers are needed who speak Khmer, Japanese, Korean and Hindi. The Registrar also needs standby poll workers who can be assigned on short notice. Standbys who can […]

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October 31, 2014

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Eduardo Reyes, candidato a la mesa directiva de las escuelas de Chula Vista: “La educación es mi pasión”

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Piense en cualquier nivel educativo y el Dr. Eduardo Reyes ha trabajado de una manera u otra en ese nivel. En sus más de 22 años en la educación, Reyes ha trabajado en escuelas desde kínder hasta sexto grado, en secundarias y high schools, en educación de adultos, en programas de […]

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October 31, 2014

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ACLU Lawsuit Settlement Staves Off Forced Deportations

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By Mark R. Day When American Civil Liberties Union attorneys began preparing a lawsuit in early 2013 to protect undocumented immigrants from being forced to sign voluntary departure papers by immigration officials, local immigration attorneys remarked that the idea was “crazy and unrealistic.” A year later, the ACLU won its victory in a class-action lawsuit, […]

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October 24, 2014

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El Dia de los Muertos Calendar of Events:

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El Dia de los Muertos is not a day of sadness November 1st is a day to celebrate life, remember our loved ones and enjoy in the company of those who are with us. “From October 2nd to November 9th in Escondido is hosting events to celebrate Day Of The Dead, or “Dia de los […]

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October 24, 2014

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Jaime Mercado, a man of integrity!

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By Daniel Muñoz Jaime Mercado served on the Sweetwater Union High School Board during the heyday of public corruption and when the indictments came down Mercado was highlighted as being singularly the cleanest and honorable member serving on the board. In his four years on the Sweetwater Board, from 2004 to 2008, he never once […]

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October 31, 2014

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Tijuana Border Dump Generates More Controversy

Frontera NorteSur An old landfill in the northern Mexican border city of Tijuana continues drawing binational scrutiny. In a recent meeting, San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez expressed concern to a Mexican counterpart that the closed El Jibarito dump site could endanger public health on both sides of the border. Felipe Ledezma, Tijuana city council […]

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October 31, 2014

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Mexico’s Days of Love and Rage

Frontera NorteSur Editor’s Note: Given the gravity of the events surrounding the government/cartel killings and forced disappearances of students and civilians in Iguala, Mexico, on September 26 and 27 of this year, Frontera NorteSur is devoting special coverage to the growing repercussions of the Iguala Massacre, which some observers now compare in its possible impact […]

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October 31, 2014

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Los ex braceros y su apoyo al Dr. Mireles

Por Abel Astorga Morales En un contexto nacional donde la violencia ha llegado a niveles escalofriantes, la represión se ha desatado, las manifestaciones endurecido y diversificado, y en general el descontento social se ha generalizado a raíz de hechos como los de Tlatlaya o Ayotzinapa, los ex braceros siguen manifestándose en México y solarizándose con […]

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October 31, 2014

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No te dejes—sal a votar el martes 4 de noviembre

LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL El Soporte Informativo Para Millones de Hispanos Por Clarissa Martínez Hay una frustración justificada en nuestra comunidad. En estos últimos años hemos respondido al llamado a hacernos ciudadanos, a ejercer el voto, y a participar en los debates que afectan a nuestra comunidad, sobre todo en la reforma migratoria. Después de demostrar […]

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October 31, 2014

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Friends of Humane Society of Tijuana

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By Mimi Pollack Animals don’t have nationalities. They will love you no matter who you are and where you come from. Unfortunately, humans’ treatment of animals varies greatly, depending on the country and culture. There are many strays and homeless animals in Mexico. The dogs and cats of Tijuana, Tecate and Northern Baja California, Mexico […]

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October 31, 2014

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After 100 years, Neighborhood House Association remains “very true to its mission”

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By Pablo J. Sáinz The largest social services agency in San Diego County is culminating a year-long celebration of its centennial with an elegant and sophisticated event. Neighborhood House Association, which was founded in 1914, will have its 100 year black tie gala, Celebrating a Century of Service, on Saturday, November 8th, from 6 p.m. […]

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October 31, 2014

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Community Notes:

San Ysidro School District to Receive Golden Bell Award The San Ysidro School District is being honored with a Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association. The award honors exemplary programs that highlight best practices in school governance, teaching and student learning. San Ysidro’s Viva la Girl program is a character education gender-responsive […]

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October 31, 2014

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Mesa College Interior Design Program and Students Win Top NKBA Awards

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In the course of the past month, the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) — the industry gold standard in kitchen and bath design — has recognized the San Diego Mesa College Interior Design Program and its students with some of the bath design industry’s most coveted awards. Mesa College offers the only NKBA-accredited academic […]

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October 31, 2014

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Nov 4 is Election Day, will you vote?

Editorial: Many of the issues that face the Hispanic community: immigration, border security, racist public policy, education, housing, employment, all these and more and can be addressed on election day if Hispanic voters get out and vote! When Hispanics show up at the polls, politicians will have to sit up and take notice and take […]

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October 31, 2014

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Prop. B circumvents Democracy

Editorial: City of Chula Vista, Proposition B: City Council Vacancies Shall the City Charter be amended so that, if a City Council seat becomes vacant with more than 12 months and less than 25 months remaining in the term, the Council may fill the vacancy by appointment or call a special election; and so that […]

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October 31, 2014

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November 2014 election recommendations

STATEWIDE: Governor • Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown, Democratic: Jerry Brown has done a great job in his first term. Attorney General • Kamala D. Harris, Democratic: Harris has done an admirable job as Attorney General and is on the right side of the issues such as gun control, pro-marriage equality, anti-death penalty. Secretary of State […]

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October 31, 2014

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2014: ¿otra paliza para los demócratas?

Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings El presidente Barack Obama, doblando la curva de su último periodo presidencial, no figura directamente en ninguna boleta de las elecciones intermedias del 4 de noviembre, pero afectará los resultados en varias de las reñidas contiendas que determinarán si los demócratas mantienen o pierden el control del Senado. Al presente los demócratas […]

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October 31, 2014

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This Moms says “Back It Up Santa!”

Commentary: By Eileen Wacker I’ve just finished back to school and all the associated challenges and events for my four kids, aged 11 through 16. I’ve attended back to school nights, sports orientations and signed all the “I promise to be a reasonable sports parent” forms. Homework, instruments, and games have started and I even […]

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October 31, 2014

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The Public Forum … El Foro Público…

John McCann sets the record straight I was surprised and disappointed about your editorial and endorsement of my opponent for City Council. I am additionally disappointed because the editorial is riddled with untrue statements and inaccuracies. I do respectfully request that you correct the factual errors in your editorial. 1. I never took a trip […]

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