June 22, 2007

Community Notes:

Chula Vista Community Meeting

Members of the Community Development Department of the city of Chula Vista will be at the June meeting of the Southwest Chula Vista Civic Association on Monday June 25, 2007 to give a presentation on Redevelopment and answer questions. The new city manager, David Garcia, and the acting Assistant City Manager Scott Tulloch (in charge of Community Development, Engineering, Public Works and General Services) will be there as well.

The form of government in Chula Vista is a strong city manager. The council makes policy but the City Manager carries out the policies. They will listen to your concerns about the status of our streets, sidewalks, facilities and other infrastructure as well as the Redevelopment process and current city plans.

The meeting will be held at 6:45 PM at the MAAC Charter School, which is located at 1385 Third Avenue on the east side of the street between Palomar and Quintard. This is an opportunity for all residents of Chula Vista to get their questions answered, voice their concerns and make their opinions known about how Redevelopment has and will take place in Chula Vista.

For more information please call (619) 425-5771.

Los miembros del Departamento del Desarrollo de la Comunidad de la ciudad de Chula Vista darán una presentación el Lunes, el 25 de junio de 2007 sobre Reurbanización, contestarán preguntas y escucharán opiniones. El nuevo administrador municipal David Garcia, y su Ayudante Scott Tulloch estarán allí también. La forma del gobierno en Chula Vista es un administrador municipal fuerte. El concilio hace la política pero el administrador municipal lleva a cabo las políticas.

Ellos escucharán su preocupación acerca de la posición de nuestras calles, las banquetas, las facilidades y otras infraestructuras así como el proceso de la reurbanización y los planes actuales de la ciudad.

La reunión será a las 6:45 de la tarde en la Escuela MAAC, que se localiza en el 1385 Tercera Avenida, hacia el Este entre Palomar y Quintard. Esta es una oportunidad para todos residentes de Chula Vista de que les contesten sus preguntas, exprese sus dudas y hacer que sus opiniones sean conocidas, acerca de cómo se reurbanizará en Chula Vista. La guardería y traducción simultánea en español serán proporcionados. Para más información llame por favor al (619) 425-5771.

Forum Set on “No Child Left Behind”
District, parents, teachers are “Voices From The Front Lines”

What: “Voices From the Front Lines: A Conversation about No Child Left Behind” sponsored by the San Diego Unified School District, San Diego Education Association and the PTA San Diego Unified Council.

When: 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2007.

Where: Roosevelt Middle School Library, 3366 Park Blvd. (92103)

Background: A discussion by district staff, teachers and parents of critical issues raised by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Discussion will be lead by a panel scheduled to include: Carl Cohn, Superintendent; Geno Flores, Deputy Superintendent; Camille Zombro, President of the San Diego Education Association; and Cindy McIntyre, President-Elect, San Diego Unified Council PTA.

The forum is designed to raise awareness of the impact the Act has had on all levels, from the individual school to the federal government’s role in education. Panelists will share perspectives on the critical question: What are the positive effects of the No Child Left Behind and what areas of the Act need improvement?

Nestlé Drumstick Ice Cream Cone is Seeking San Diego’s Little Heroes

Have you done something to make your school or neighborhood a better place? Have you helped a friend or classmate who is less fortunate? Have you shown bravery in a tough situation? If the answer is yes, you need to submit an entry to the Nestlé Drumstick Ice Cream Cone Little Heroes Contest! Tell us your story and you could be one of 20 winners.

Winners will receive four tickets to a San Diego Padres baseball game, a Nestlé Drumstick Ice Cream Cone t-shirt and baseball cap, the opportunity to watch batting practice at PETCO Park and kick off the game by calling out “Let’s Play Ball!”

How to enter the Nestlé Drumstick Ice Cream Cone Little Heroes Contest:

Entry forms are available at the guest services booth at PETCO Park or by emailing littleheroes@szpr.com. Send us your story (150 to 500 words) along with a completed entry form. You will need to tell us why you or your friend deserves to be a Nestlé Drumstick Ice Cream Cone Little Hero. Contestants must be residents of the United States and at least five years of age. Official contest rules are included on the entry form. All entries must be received by July 1, 2007 to be considered. Winners will be notified by phone and/or mail on or about July 15, 2007.

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