Archive | February 3rd, 2017

Dianne Jacob Proposes Budget Cuts After She Approved Her Own Raise

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

By Arturo Castañares – Publisher/CEO This week, San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chair Diane Jacob outlined her vision for fixing the County’s growing budget crisis that could require up to $100 million in cuts this year alone. Jacob outlined her plan at the “State of the County” address, a mostly ceremonial event held each […]

Continue reading...

SDCCD Resolves to Protect Students

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

image002

By Mario A. Cortez In a show of support to students living in fear of the new presidential administration, the Board of Trustees of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) has pledged its support to all students regardless of migratory status, religion, or ethnic and national background. Passed last Thursday, the resolution urges President […]

Continue reading...

Cuba Libre?

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

By Katia Lopez-Hodoyan It’s impossible to go back in time. Unless of course, you’re traveling to Cuba. Then, it somehow seems feasible. The scenery definitely helps: the running motors of classic American cars from the 1950′s blend in well with the rhythm of the street. The melody, tragedy, hope and despair are all swerving in […]

Continue reading...

More Latinos to Join San Diego District Attorney’s Office

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

16444127_10158071329220304_1241338326_o

By Marinee Zavala While the President’s Office continues to issue anti-immigrant messages and signing a series of executive orders aimed at militarizing the border between the U.S. and Mexico, the State of California, together with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, seek to increase the number of Hispanic employees who are fluent in both English […]

Continue reading...

San Diegans Protest Oil Pipelines

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

By Marinee Zavala An air of fear could be felt throughout San Diego as clean water for future generations and the environment are threatened by an Executive Order greenlighting the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska and the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. The confirmation of these two projects, which would convey crude oil from […]

Continue reading...

Sergio R. Rosas: Services for the Community

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

DSC_1171-CC

By Mario A. Cortez Many people could never imagine doing what they currently do for a living. And even fewer could have predicted having a passion for their profession, which helps out the community’s most vulnerable members. Sergio R. Rosas is one of these people. In his childhood and even into his early 20s, Sergio […]

Continue reading...

Protestan por Exilio Islamico

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

Por Ana Gómez Salcido El Aeropuerto Internacional de San Diego fue uno de los muchos aeropuertos en Estados Unidos que registraron protestas este pasado fin de semana. Las protestas se dieron luego de la orden ejecutiva del presidente de Estados Unidos, cual prohíbe la entrada a refugiados musulmanes al país. La orden ejecutiva, emitida el […]

Continue reading...

CA State to Protect Migrants

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

By Marinee Zavala Faced with the executive orders signed by the president of the United States, the California State Senate has pushed three new laws that seek to counteract the effects of projects being signed by the Commander in Chief, thus protecting nearly 2.3 million people without a defined legal status estimated to live in […]

Continue reading...

LA Chargers Pay City of San Diego $12.5 Million for Breaking Stadium Lease

February 3, 2017

0 Comments

1200×675

By Mario A. Cortez  After paying relocation fees to the NFL, and having to cover other related moving expenses, the now-LA Chargers organization has now completed an early termination of their Qualcomm Stadium lease by paying $12.5 million to the City of San Diego. According to a Los Angeles Times article, the payment was made […]

Continue reading...