IMG_9596

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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.

Continue reading...

Breaking News

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 16, 2014

0 Comments

NO EBOLA ON SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE CAMPUS

CHULA VISTA – A student and her family had been traveling to the Midwest last week. Upon their return, the sister exhibited flu like symptoms and has been hospitalized. The student is NOT exhibiting ANY flu like symptoms. The student contacted the instructor to inform the instructor why the student had not been in class. In […]

Continue reading...

Latest From Featured

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 10, 2014

1 Comment

Will Escondido Mayor’s Race ‘Make History?’

Olga Diaz2

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 10, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

Latest From Stories

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

Mexico City March Demands Justice for Dead and Missing Students

Mexico2

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

Latino Runs for Leucadia Wastewater District Board

Hector

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

Después de la huelga, maestros de San Ysidro llegan a un acuerdo con el distrito escolar

San Ysidro district

Por Citlalli Rodríguez Los problemas administrativos en el distrito escolar de San Ysidro se hacen presentes una vez más, ya que pasado viernes 10 de octubre se dieron cita en las instalaciones del distrito escolar de San Ysidro centenares de maestros, estudiantes y padres de padres de familia para manifestarse en una huelga que duró […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month and Archives Month

baca-193×300

By Nancy Melley National Archives October observes both Hispanic Heritage Month and Archives Month, so I’m highlighting a recently completed project that speaks to both celebrations. The University of California at San Diego digitized the Herman Baca collection and, in the process, made some really great contacts with its outreach efforts. First some information about […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

Books about Hispanics and work highlighted for Hispanic Heritage Month as part of Labor Department’s Books that Shaped Work in America project

book

From Ray Suarez’s “Latino Americans” to Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo’s “Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States,” books that focus on Hispanics and work are being highlighted during Hispanic Heritage Month as part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Books that Shaped Work in America. The Web-based project, aims to engage the public about the […]

Continue reading...

Latest From Editorial and Commentary

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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. […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 17, 2014

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...