August 1, 2008

Community Notes:

El Programa “EMPLEO”

El Consulado General de México en San Diego, le recuerda a la comunidad los servicios que ofrece el Programa “EMPLEO”, consolidado como un mecanismo para proporcionar orientación y asesoría jurídica a la comunidad hispana, sus derechos y obligaciones en materia laboral, independientemente de la calidad migratoria del solicitante. El Programa “EMPLEO” constituye una alianza entre diversas agencias gubernamentales, consulados y organizaciones no gubernamentales, que consiste en orientar a aquellas personas que enfrentan abusos en sus centros de trabajo (acoso sexual, despido injustificado, salarios no pagados, discriminación y denuncia de condiciones de trabajo insalubres o peligrosas) a través de la línea telefónica gratuita 1-877-552-9832. Toda información proporcionada es totalmente confidencial.

Vacancy on GCCCD’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee

A qualified professional in construction management, architecture or civil engineering is sought to fill a vacancy on the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Prop. R Citizens Bond Oversight Committee.

A form to apply or to nominate a member for appointment by the governing board is posted at under “Construction News.” Forms are to be submitted to the GCCCD Chancellor’s Office by Aug. 29. Call the CBOC office at (619) 644-7762 for further information.

Christmas in October. Applications Due

Deadline is Sept. 5. Applications for this year’s program may be obtained by calling (619) 691-5213 or at the front desk of Fire Station 1 located at 447 F Street.

Hundreds of volunteers will grab a paintbrush or hammer October 11 and join with local businesses to make a wish come true for a selected group of low and fixed-income homeowners.

National City Chamber of Commerce Presents 17th Annual Automobile Heritage Day

Car collectors and automotive enthusiasts, community members, business owners, and the City’s regional visitors will gather for the Seventeenth Annual Automobile Heritage Day on Sunday, August 3rd in National City, CA. Automobile Heritage Day celebrates the City’s rich automotive history. The event is free to the public and will kick off with a parade at 9:00 a.m. starting at Mary J’s café on Cleveland Ave. and 20th Street and will end at Kimball Park behind City Hall at National City Blvd and Civic Center Drive. The car show will be held at Kimball Park from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and will feature over 200 unique and highly prized antiques, classics, collector cars, race cars, trucks, motorcycles, new cars and Low riders.

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