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October 17, 2014

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Adrian Arancibia, poet and educator, running for School Board

By Pablo J. Sáinz

On his website, Adrian Arancibia states he is running to restore “hope and excellence in the Sweetwater Union High School District.”

With his experience as an educator and a poet, and as a graduate of the school district, Arancibia definitively has the background needed to be elected to Area 2 of the Sweetwater Union High School District governing board.

“I love teaching,” Arancibia said. “I have taught in the district as a long-term substitute teacher. I have also worked as a teacher in third grade in National City and later as a lecturer and professor. I can honestly say I’ve taught in every level of education.

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October 21, 2014

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Barrio Empowerment Through Education College Fair

On October 24, MiraCosta College will host the 2nd Annual Barrio Empowerment Through Education event geared toward encouraging Oceanside Unified School District Latino high school boys and girls to complete their high school education, view different types of programs and career paths, and learn what they need to do to set and accomplish their goals. […]

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October 17, 2014

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Student Recants Ebola Story

CHULA VISTA – A student came to class today and informed the instructor that she and her family members had been quarantined because of possible exposure to Ebola. The instructor notified the dean who notified campus health services. The areas in the vicinity of the 470 building of the Chula Vista campus were cordoned off […]

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October 17, 2014

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Adrian Arancibia, poeta y educador, contiende para el Área 2 de Sweetwater

Por Pablo J. Sáinz En su página de Internet, Adrian Arancibia afirma que está tratando de restaurar la “esperanza y la excelencia en el Distrito Escolar de Sweetwater”. Con su experiencia como educador y poeta, y como un graduado del distrito escolar, Arancibia tiene definitivamente los conocimientos previos necesarios para ser elegido para el Área […]

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October 17, 2014

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Early Voting Key to Increasing Latino Voter Turnout

By Griselda Nevarez VOXXI, News Voting groups across the country have tried just about everything to increase Latino voter turnout. Now, a strategy used in Arizona is believed to be one of the best ways to accomplishing that. That strategy: early voting. For years, a coalition of a dozen Latino groups know as One Arizona […]

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October 10, 2014

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Will Escondido Mayor’s Race ‘Make History?’

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By Mark R. Day As Election Day nears, many North County residents are asking themselves if the Escondido mayor’s race will alter the course of that city’s history by electing Olga Diaz its first Latina mayor. Traditionally, Escondido is a staunchly Republican town, and Latinos have never had a political voice until recently. They now […]

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October 10, 2014

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Estudiante de UC Berkeley aspira a ser la versión femenina, mexicana de Carl Sagan

By Peter Schurmann New America Media Berkeley – Cuando Ana Aceves tenía 12 años, estaba sentada en el porche de sus padres en la ciudad de Merced del Valle Central en California, levantó la vista hacia el cielo nocturno y tuvo un “viaje astral”. Ella se vio a sí misma en el porche, y luego […]

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October 24, 2014

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Saturdays at the Ranch: A Day to Rejuvenate your Spirit

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By Mimi Pollack Many of us lead hectic, stressful lives, so it is always healthy to find ways to unwind. Spending a week at a spa is one good way to relax and recharge, but not everyone can afford that or has the time. Here in San Diego, we are lucky to have a world […]

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October 24, 2014

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La hora de la verdad

LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL El Soporte Informativo Para Millones de Hispanos Por José López Zamorano Los avances de nuestra comunidad latina en Estados Unidos son innegables y son especialmente esperanzadoras las nuevas cifras que documentan una reducción en los niveles de deserción escolar de nuestros jóvenes y un aumento de los niños latinos en educación pre-escolar. […]

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October 21, 2014

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Crime In America

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You need to employ the most knowledgeable and aggressive Chicago criminal defense attorney if you are facing criminal charges in Chicago IL or the surrounding Cook County area. A criminal conviction in Chicago comes with stiff punishments. When you are facing criminal charges, your future and freedom is at risk. Protect yourself with the most […]

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October 17, 2014

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Mexico City March Demands Justice for Dead and Missing Students

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By Laura Carlsen “Take this.” Doña Maria passes the color photo of one her four missing sons to a young woman standing beside her and takes a life-size silhouette of a missing student into her hands. “They are all our sons,” she explains. As do so many mothers and fathers throughout Mexico, she knows the […]

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October 17, 2014

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Una Derrota Anunciada

México del Norte Por Jorge Mújica Murias Esta semana en Kentucky, la candidata a Senadora por el estado del partido Demócrata, Alison Lundergan Grimes, dejó claro de qué lado se pondría en el debate migratorio, en caso de ser electa: “Nunca he apoyado la amnistía o beneficios para los inmigrantes ilegales”, dice Grimes en su […]

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October 17, 2014

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En 50 años latinos en EU serán segunda fuerza demográfica

Para el año 2060 la población latina, incluyendo los migrantes y los nacidos en Estados Unidos con origen latino representarán cerca del 35% de la población en el país norteamericano. Así lo expuso el Dr. Alejandro Canales Cerón durante su exposición en la conferencia magistral El debate de las migraciones en las sociedades avanzadas. Un […]

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October 17, 2014

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Latino Runs for Leucadia Wastewater District Board

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By Mark R. Day Hector Ericksen’s name may not sound Latino, but he is one of several Latino candidates running for office in the upcoming November elections. He is seeking a position on the Leucadia Wastewater District’s Board of Directors. Born in a small fishing village in Oaxaca, Mexico of a Mexican mother, and a […]

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October 17, 2014

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San Diego’s South Bay Region is Poised for Growth, Local Experts Say

Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 24th Annual Economic Summit More than 400 of San Diego’s business leaders and public officials gathered Friday for the South County Economic Development Council’s 24th Annual Economic Summit. The summit offered […]

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October 17, 2014

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Ballot Recommendations:

San Ysidro School Board There are five candidates running for three seats. The three candidates who receive the most votes will become the new board members. What is wrong with the San Ysidro school district is self-evident. The district is being run by the County Board of Education. There is an interim-Superintendent, and massive teacher […]

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October 17, 2014

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Ballot Recommendations:

Endorsements for the Chula Vista Elementary School District Chula Vista Elementary School District was not embroiled in the recent corruption scandals. The issue with CV Elementary has been the lack of democracy. There was a time in recent history when every board member had originally been appointed to his/her seat. Prior to that, four of […]

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October 17, 2014

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Ballot Recommendations:

Sweetwater Union High School District, Board Race The Sweetwater Union board was at the epicenter of the recent scandals of bribery and quid-pro-quo relationships between contractors and board members. The ending result was that four of the five board members were forced off the board by a judge, as they pled guilty to lesser offenses. […]

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October 17, 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 17, 2014

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National City’s Prop “D,” $300 Million Tax for 30 Years?

Commentary: By Herman Baca President, Committee on Chicano Rights Will National City become California’s latest city to “fleece” poor people like Bell, California? The above could soon become a reality after NC’s Mayor RON Morrison and his “Hired Mexican” City Council (who say and doing nothing about NC being the poorest city) voted unanimously to […]

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October 17, 2014

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Proposición “D” de National City, Impuesto de 300 Millones Por 30 Años

Comentario: Por Herman Baca Presidente, CCR Sera National City la siguiente ciudad de California donde “despluman” a la gente pobre, como Bell California? Esto podria volverse una realidad despues de que el Alcalde de NC Ron Morisson y su “Empleado Mexicano” Concejal (que dicen y no hacen nada acerca de ser NC la ciudad mas […]

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