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Vol. XXXVIII No. 18

Fighting Corruption in the Sweetwater School District By Jacque Del Rio It was a crisp night in Chula Vista as El Chavira stood looking out into the city that he calls home, a diverse community of both means and poverty- a landscape that divides not only people of color but also those with, and without, wealth. Wealth, being the manipulator, El Gran, in terms of power and position and this is where our story begins. El Chavira is a superhero by all definitions and standards. He fights for the defenseless and champions the rights of those without representation. He is a crusader for the meek and downtrodden, and where you find people like these you will undoubtedly find corruption and malfeasance by those that wield both power and influence and this is where our superhero found himself not too long ago. But let’s start from the beginning. As I had written, El Chavira was looking out over his community when suddenly he heard the whispers of his Chicanismo, a supernatural voice emanating from within. It told him of the corrupt school board members that were being indicted on corruption charges, taking gifts and campaign contributions and the improper reporting of these same gifts and contributions. The villains perpetrating these high crimes and misdemeanors happened to be four of the current sitting Sweetwater school district board members: President of the Board, Jim Cartmill (indicted but still presiding over board), Trustee John McCann (not indicted), Trustee Arlie Ricasa (pled guilty and has since resigned), Trustee Pearl Quinones (pled guilty, has not yet resigned), and Trustee Bertha Lopez (indicted, has not yet resigned). Former board member Greg Sandoval and El Gran Villain, former Sweetwater Superintendent Jesus Gandara (indicted and let go with a $400,000 golden parachute severance package). These were the gang of evildoers that allowed greed to blur their judgment. So, El Chavira, being a mild mannered teacher by day, knew somewhat, the ins and outs, of his profession and immediately rallied his crusaders in this fight for justice. He rallied them together and formed Citizens for a Better Sweetwater and used this as his vehicle in fighting corruption. With this new vehicle, El Chavira and his crusaders for justice would walk door to door using this crafty weapon of mass information to identify and recall these offenders of children- but in this, our hero would suffer his first defeat. He would soon realize that he wouldn’t be able to gather the number of signatures for his recall petitions’ deadline and that would stall his attempts to bring these evil-doers to justice. He was at a dead end. El Chavira delved into his crime fighting, all the while contemplating

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Sponsorships build bridges in the lives of youth By Pablo J. Sáinz Norma Varela is not like most 16year-olds. When she learned she was going to receive a $2,000 sponsorship through A Bridge for Kids, a San Diego non-profit that connects needy teenagers and people who can help them achieve their goals, she didn’t think to buy new clothes for school or spend it all on herself. “I want to benefit all of my school,” said an emotional Norma, who is a junior at Castle Park High School in Chula Vista. “I want to use part of the money to start clubs, to help my classmates get involved, and to start an activism campaign where students can help themselves.” Norma was one of four Castle Park High School students who were surprised on April 29th with a sponsorship through A Bridge for Kids, which is working with social services agency South Bay Community Services to identify, mentor, and help achieve academic success among teenagers in the Castle Park neighborhood of Chula Vista. The four students selected thought that they were in the library for a second round of interviews for the sponsorships. Instead, they got the surprise of their lives. “Norma a family decided to spon-

Castle Park High School Junior Norma Varela reacts to news she has received a $2,000 sponsorship through A Bridge for Kids. sor you,” said Michael Nance, the funds, and expenses need to be ments in the lives of young people and documented and fall under a list of the society in which they live.” founder of A Bridge for Kids. In addition to the Castle Park High With the sponsorship, students can categories relevant to their education. “Our goal is to take dreams and School students, three more students use the funds to receive resources from basic necessities like school sup- make them a reality,” reads the A from Sweetwater High School, in plies and clothing to athletic equip- Bridge for Kids mission statement. (see Scholarships. page 4) ment. Students have a year to spend “We strive to make lasting improve-

‘The D.A.’S office needs to keep out of partisan politics,’ says D.A. candidate Robert Brewer By Mark R. Day

“There’s a big difference between being called a prosecutor and a politician,” says Robert Brewer, a candidate for San Diego County District Attorney in the upcoming June primary. “You need to run for office, but you need to be as apolitical and nonpartisan as possible once you get in office.” Brewer, accompanied by his wife, Irma Gonzalez, spoke to Mark R. Day of La Prensa at the Jones Day law office in Carmel Valley where he works as a trial lawyer and litigator. Before that he served as a deputy district attorney and federal prosecutor in Los Angeles. Brewer was born in Hartford, Connecticut and raised in upstate New York. He attended St. Lawrence College on an ROTC scholarship and upon graduation spent four years in the U.S. Army, serving in Germany and Vietnam. He studied law at the University of San Diego. He met his wife, Irma, when both served as prosecutors in Los Angeles. Gonzalez’ mother was from Baja California, and her father, a native of Nogales, Arizona. Gonzalez, who also served as a Superior Court Judge, was the first Hispanic federal court judge in U.S. history. She currently works in private practice as a mediator and arbitrator. (see El Chavira, page 8) MD: What got you interested in

running for district attorney in San Diego? Brewer: Once you become a prosecutor, you always watch what the local prosecutors do. Quite frankly, the tipping point for me was when Bonnie Dumanis announced, right after she was elected D.A. in 2010, that she was going to run for mayor. I found that to be outrageous for a sitting prosecutor who was just sworn in to then become a total politician, and to run for another job. I assumed that when she lost the mayor’s race, that she would leave the DA’s office, but she didn’t. She told people she was going to run again in 2012. When I heard she was gong to run yet again for D.A. unopposed, I told my wife she was going to have an opponent in 2014. MD: Bonnie Dumanis has the reputation of politicizing the D.A.’s office What can you tell us about her handling of the investigations of the Chula Vista City Council, specifically that of councilman Steve Castaneda in 2008? Brewer: KPBS recently reported that Steve Padilla, the former mayor of Chula Vista, said he received a phone all from Bonnie Dumanis, asking him to replace a recently departed city council person with one of her employees, Jesse Navarro. Steve said he wasn’t going to do that. Very soon after that Dumanis started investigating the whole city council, serving

D.A. candidate Robert Brewer with wife, Irma Gonzalez. (photo by Mark Day) them with subpoenas. She went after Steve Castaneda, and now we find out that Pat O’Toole, the prosecutor of Steve Castaneda, said he never knew about her call to Steve Padilla. He said had he known about that, he would have recused the D.A.’s of-

This Cinco de Mayo, more pride, less beer see page 3

fice from the case. It was a very weak case and Mr. Castaneda was not convicted. MD: And the upshot was that Steve Castaneda’s career was ruined? (see Brewer, page 7)


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Life, Death and Struggle on New Mexico’s Mean Streets By Kent Paterson FRONTERA NORTESUR

Albuquerque’s Wyoming Boulevard bustles on the edge of what some people call the War Zone and others name the International District. Both names really fit, but perhaps in ways not completely envisioned by the architects of popular lingo. Here, the urban geography is imprinted with the social shrapnel of foreign and domestic wars, global migration and the cycles of capitalism. Gang conflicts, domestic violence, substance abuse, and prostitution have long rattled the zone, where many families nonetheless live, love, work and attempt to get ahead. A rainbow of the human race inhabits this section of the city’s Southeast Heights-refugees from Southeast Asian wars, Native Americans from the reservations of Manifest Destiny, Mexicans from the collapsing campo and imploding cities of the NAFTA zone, struggling retirees from the USA of yesteryear. Mobile homes house many residents of the low-income neighborhood, some of whom might seek spiritual solace at fundamentalist Christian churches or a Vietnamese Buddhist temple. A tall blonde transvestite in high heels struts up and down Wyoming and Central

Avenue like the Prince- or Princess- of the Street. Located on the east side of the Duke City, the streets offer snug glimpses of the Sandia Mountains. Decades ago refugees from the Dust Bowl climate disaster poured in from the other side of the mountains on their epic trek along old Route 66 (Central Avenue) to the golden dreams of California. More recently, it’s been famished black bears streaming out of the drought-drenched Sandias and onto Albuquerque’s streets, where like some of their twolegged neighbors, they rustle through trash cans in a bid to survive. This is the world where Mary Hawkes was shot and killed early on the morning of April 21, 2014. According to the bits and pieces of information released by the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) to the local media this past week, the 19year-old woman was a suspect in a truck theft. Hawkes allegedly ran from a local trailer park around 6 am in the morning, turned around during the police pursuit and pointed a .32 caliber pistol at officer Jeremy Dear, who responded to the threat by shooting the young woman dead. But Hawkes’ friends had a hard time swallowing the police department’s account.

Early on the morning of April 22, a small group gathered at the scene of the shooting near the intersection of Wyoming and Zuni. Visibly angry and emotionally devastated, they erected a small shrine and scrawled messages on the wall of a trailer park: “RIP Mary,” “Crime Seen” and others. “I know for a fact she didn’t have a gun,” insisted friend Jarrich Martinez, who described Mary Hawkes as a caring, non-violent person with a love of the outdoors and animals. “I just feel very pissed off, how the cops treat us citizens,” the young man continued. “We’re not aliens. We’re people and what is happening is not funny, not cool…cops don’t understand it. They’re on the other end. They’re just picking up paychecks.” Identifying herself as Mary Hawkes’ former girlfriend, Luchrisa “Thumper” Price walked up and began crying. “She was the sweetest person,” Price blurted out, adding how her dead friend helped the homeless and shared food. Carolina Acuna-Olvera had many words for Mary Hawkes. Defining her relationship to Hawkes like that of a godmother, Acuna-Olvera told FNS that she first met Hawkes when the girl was incarcerated at the Bernalillo County Juvenile Detention Center, where the older

Persiguen la Realización de Sueños para Tijuana en “100en1diaTijuana”

Jóvenes participando en el debate del taller en 100en1diaTijuana Por: Paco Zavala Arrancó la realización del ambicioso festival urbano 100en1diaTijuana, impartiendo talleres creatorios de manera gratuita en la Sala Audiovisual del instituto de Cultura de Baja California, siguiendo con el programa establecido el pasado lunes 28 de abril, se verificó el correspondiente taller y continuará en las fechas establecidas del 5, 12, 19 y 26 de mayo y el 2 de junio

a las 7:00 pm., respectivamente. El equipo motor de este programa de 100en1diaTijuana, inició este tercer taller creatorio en punto de las 7:00, del pasado lunes con la presencia en la escena de la Dra. Gabriela Martínez, quien lo dirigió de manera magistral. La asistencia a este taller fue bastaste nutrida y se realizó en un ambiente de fiesta, entusiasmo y camaradería, los asistentes presentaron sus propuestas para afectar la vida

cotidiana de Tijuana de manera positiva, se expusieron algunos de los ambiciosos sueños para Tijuana, los que consisten en: acciones para limpiar la ciudad, construir fachadas antiguas en la avenida Revolución, enseñar a los niños tijuanenses a hacer composta y huertos urbanos, sembrar árboles frutales a lo largo del bordo y que estén a disposición de los migrantes, enseñar a la gente (vea 100en, página 9)

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woman was working. Later sheltering Hawkes, Acuna-Olvera said the young woman had grappled with a hated foster system, bouts of homelessness, emotional crisis, employment problems, and troubles with the law. Still, Hawkes managed to complete a GED in a Youth Development Incorporated program, the former mentor said. The teen found community on the streets of Albuquerque, Acuna-Olvera said. “How do you make family? You make family on the streets. It’s family. It’s just as valid,” she contended. Mary Hawkes was far from alone in her situation, Acuna – Olvera added. “There are a lot of children on the streets of Albuquerque,” the products of dysfunctional foster care systems, meager transitional programs and rejecting families of queer young people, she said. “They need jobs. They need to be hired. They need to be believed in. They are not throwaway people. Some of the most intelligent kids I met were the kids in the juvenile detention center. We’re already spending billions of dollars going to war around the world, but can’t feed kids.” The local media reported that Hawkes was the adopted daughter of former Belen police officer and Valencia County Magistrate Judge Danny Hawkes. After pouring out tearful reminiscences, Hawke’s friends and supporters staged a short march to the corner of Wyoming and Central, where they hoisted a banner with the photos of men fatally shot by APD and chanted slogans that are now familiar ones in the

Duke City after weeks of turmoil set in motion from last month’s shooting death of homeless camper James Boyd by APD officers: “Jail Killer Cops! “No Justice, No Peace!” “We Want Justice!’ Dinah Vargas of the October 22 Coalition explained the protest’s objective: “We want to bring our communities together and let them know our struggles are very different but our hell is the same and we need to find solidarity..” The killing of Mary Hawkes came a little more than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a long-awaited report that found APD had employed excessive force in numerous incidents, and less than five weeks after four other officer-involved shootings in the city- two of them by APD and two by U.S. marshals. The full circumstances of all the shootings- three of which have been fatal- are still unclear. A week after Mary Hawke’s violent death, basic questions are still unanswered. The media spotlight fell on officer Dear, who was hired by the department in 2007. The Albuquerque Journal reported that Dear was questioned back in 2011 about his knowledge of another officer-involved shooting that resulted in the killing of Alan Gomez, whose death was one of the killings investigated by the DOJ. According to the newspaper, Dear told two different stories on separate occasions about the killing, with the second testimony temporarily disappearing in an event drawing the condemnation of a judge overseeing a wrongful death lawsuit. Last week, new APD Chief

Gorden Eden, who was verbally reprimanded by Mayor Richard Berry last month for making a rush to judgment in declaring James Boyd’s shooting justifiable, committed yet another public relations faux paus when he staged a press conference that left reporters dumbfounded. Eden could not give answers to many reporters’ questions, saying for example, that he did not even know if Hawkes’ alleged gun was even loaded. No video was recoverable from officer Dear’s lapel camera, which was supposed to be turned on according to APD rules, but footage from other officers from the scene was being examined, Eden revealed. Later, the news media reported that Dear wasn’t questioned about the Mary Hawkes shooting until 48 hours after the fact. Left floating in the air were answers to a battery of questions. Where did Mary Hawkes’ alleged gun come from? Was it purchased or stolen? Who was the officer who began investigating the stolen truck? What happened during the three hour-lapse in the middle of the night between the time the mystery officer reportedly got on Mary Hawkes’ trail and the time she was shot? Eden’s press conference tested the patience of the usually reserved Albuquerque media. A cartoonist for the University of New Mexico Daily Lobo student newspaper could not contain the bubbling ridicule. Published in the paper’s April 25 edition, a cartoon depicted Eden outfitted with a (see New Mexico, page 8)


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This Cinco de Mayo, more pride, less beer

The Mexi’cayotl Indio Cultural dancers perform at May 1st event in Chula Vista. By Pablo J. Sáinz It is never too much to remind people: Celebrating Cinco de Mayo by consuming alcohol is not appropriate –and there are many alternatives. Cinco de Mayo, the day when the U.S. commemorates the Mexican army’s victory against the huge invading French forces in Puebla in 1862, should be seen as an excellent opportunity to learn more and value more Mexican culture. At least in San Diego, although there are lots of parties involving alcohol that day, there are alternatives with cultural and community events to celebrate Cinco de Mayo the way it deserves. Celebrations started early this year, when the Mexi’cayotl Indio Cultural Center (MICC) had a showcase of Mexican Indigenous dance at Chula Vista High School on Thursday, May 1st. At the event, MICC danzantes encouraged high school students, most of them of Mexican origin, to feel proud of their roots. “These dances have survived for centuries and are a reminder to us Chicanos that it is important to keep our culture and our traditions alive,” said Capitán Mario Aguilar, MICC executive director. “Presenting these dances to

our youth ensures that the next generation will be familiar with the dances.” Aguilar said that Cinco de Mayo “should never be about drinking. We have to remember those who sacrificed everything so that we could be here today.” The danzante said that it was the beverage and restaurant industries the ones that have turned Cinco de Mayo into a day dedicated to alcohol, something that completely misses the point. “Instead, it should be a day in which we feel proud of where we are at, without forgetting where we come from,” Aguilar said. The Chula Vista event was made possible thanks to a grant from the Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts Commission. “Being so close to the border and having so many families in our community who have roots in Mexico, this is a welcome opportunity to celebrate the culture and history of Mexico,” said Stephanie Loney, Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts grant coordinator. “If the program helps increase understanding of the history of Mexico, that’s a good thing.” In addition, the General Consul of Mexico in San Diego is encouraging San Diegans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with cultural and community events,

because these highlight the good relationship that exists between the two countries. “The battle of Cinco de Mayo is of historical importance both for Mexico and the United States,” said Consul General Remedios Gomez Arnau. “The success when facing the most powerful army at that time allowed to strengthen the Mexican pride, in Mexican territory and outside of it, because it taught everybody that when you have to face powerful enemies unity and bravery can give you success.” As part of its commitment to the community, this year the consulate will participate in events where, instead of drunkenness, they promote healthy and educational entertainment. Among the events where the consulate will be present is a talk for families at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Barrio Logan, on Friday, May 2nd. The talk, which will be attended by students of Mexican origin, will highlight the meaning behind the Battle of Puebla. The Cinco de Mayo Con Orgullo Fair takes place on Friday, May 2nd, at Jeremy Henwood Park, in San Diego. The event promotes the idea that a celebration, in order to be a Cinco de Mayo full of pride, should not include alcohol. (see Less beer, page 5)

Este Cinco de Mayo, más orgullo, menos cerveza Por Pablo J. Sáinz Nunca es demasiado recordarle a la gente: celebrar el Cinco de Mayo consumiendo alcohol no es apropiado –y hay muchas alternativas. El Cinco de Mayo, cuando en Estados Unidos se conmemora la victoria del ejército mexicano sobre las enormes fuerzas invasoras francesas en Puebla en 1862, debería verse como una excelente oportunidad para aprender de y valorar más la cultura mexicana. Por lo menos en San Diego, aunque hay mucho party alcoholizado en ese día, existen muchas alternativas con eventos culturales y comunitarios para celebrar el Cinco de Mayo como se merece. Las celebraciones comenzaron temprano este año, cuando el Mexi’cayotl Indio Cultural Center (MICC) tuvo una demostración de danzas indígenas mexicanas en la Chula Vista High School el jueves 1 de mayo. En el evento, los danzantes de MICC pudieron alentar a los estudiantes de la high school, en su mayoría de origen mexicano, a sentirse orgullosos de sus raíces.

“Estas danzas han sobrevivido por siglos y son un recordatorio a nosotros los chicanos que es importante mantener vivas nuestra cultura y nuestras tradiciones”, indicó el Capitán Mario Aguilar, director ejecutivo de MICC. “Presentar estas danzas a nuestros jóvenes asegura que la siguiente generación las conocerá”. Aguilar afirmó que el Cinco de Mayo “Nunca debería ser acerca de la borrachera. Debemos recordar que muchos sacrificaron todo para que nosotros pudiéramos estar aquí hoy”. El danzante dijo que las industrias cervecera y de alimentos han convertido al Cinco de Mayo en un día dedicado al alcohol, algo completamente erróneo. “Más bien, debería ser un día en que nos sintamos orgullosos de donde estamos, sin olvidar de donde venimos”, dijo Aguilar. El evento en Chula Vista fue hecho gracias a fondos de la Comisión Cultural y de las Artes de la Ciudad de Chula Vista. “Estando tan cerca de la frontera y teniendo tantas familias en nuestra comunidad que tienen raíces en México,

esto fue una gran oportunidad para celebrar la cultura y la historia de México”, dijo Stephanie Loney, quien coordina los fondos para la comisión. “Es bueno que el programa ayuda a incrementar el conocimiento de la historia de México”. Por su parte, el Consulado General de México en San Diego alienta a los Sandieguinos a celebrar el Cinco de Mayo con eventos culturales y comunitarios, ya que resalta la buena relación que existe entre los dos países. “La batalla del 5 de mayo tiene una importancia histórica tanto para México como para Estados Unidos.”, indicó la Cónsul General Remedios Gómez Arnau. “El éxito al enfrentar al ejército más poderoso de ese tiempo permitió fortalecer el orgullo mexicano, tanto en territorio mexicano como fuera de él, ya que animó a todos aquellos que deben combatir a enemigos poderosos a entender que la unión y el arrojo pueden lograr el triunfo”. Mostrando su compromiso con la comunidad, este año el consulado participará en eventos donde, en vez de la borrachera, se promueve el (vea Menos cerveza, página 5)


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Nuevo formulario de ciudadanía más fácil de llenar Por Pablo J. Sáinz Las personas que estén pensando solicitar la ciudadanía estadounidense después del cinco de mayo tendrán que completar 21 páginas de información, comparadas con las 10 páginas en el formulario anterior. Pero que sea más largo no necesariamente significa que será más difícil de llenar. Cuando el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos anunció la nueva solicitud de ciudadanía, la N400, dijo que aunque es más larga, es más fácil de llenar. También aclaró en un video introductorio que aunque el formulario ha sido revisado, los requisitos para solicitar la ciudadanía no han cambiado y la mayoría de la información en la forma continúa igual. Entre los cambios están mejoras a las instrucciones, más secciones y preguntas, y nueva tecnología para el llenado, algo que permitirá a los solicitantes llenar y enviar sus solicitudes de ciudadanía por Internet. “Es más amigable para los usuarios”, dijo el abogado de inmigración Reza Athari, quien tiene su oficina principal en Nevada, con oficinas también en San Diego. “El antiguo formulario era confuso a veces para los solicitantes. Esto evita que las personas que lo están llenando por su cuenta cometan errores. Es más fácil de llenar”. Con los cambios, USCIS está poniendo más énfasis en conocer más acerca de la elegibilidad del solicitante relacionada con seguridad

nacional y buen carácter moral, así que hace más preguntas acerca del historial criminal. Algunas de las preguntas son: · ¿Alguna vez ha cometido, ayudado a cometer, o intentado cometer, un crimen o una ofensa por la cual no fue arrestado? · ¿Alguna vez ha sido arrestado, citado, o detenido por cualquier oficial de la ley (incluyendo cualquier o todos oficiales de inmigración o fuerzas armadas) por cualquier razón? · ¿Alguna vez ha sido declarado culpable de un crimen o una ofensa? USCIS está alentando a los solicitantes llenar y enviar el formulario de manera electrónica, que ayudará a asegurar que los datos son correctos y también agilizará los tiempos de procesamiento. Heidi Paris, quien enseña una clase de ciudadanía en Montgomery Adult School, en San Diego, dijo que sus estudiantes saben de los grandes cambios en el nuevo formulario. Añadió que sus estudiantes son muy diversos, pero que “su más grande enemigo es el miedo”. Dijo que más y más residentes permanentes están solicitando la ciudadanía. Athari dijo que es importante que los residentes permanentes se conviertan en ciudadanos y que utilicen los servicios de abogados autorizados cuando hagan el proceso. “Alentamos a la gente a hacerse ciudadanos”, dijo. “Los latinos en general antes no les importaba convertirse en ciudadanos. Pero la deporta-

ción puede ser un problema para quien sea que por error o intencionalmente cometa un crimen. También, la ley de inmigración es tan complicada, que un abogado con las herramientas necesarias debe completar el caso”. Athari advirtió de los llamados notarios que cobran una tarifa para llenar formularios de inmigración. En California, el fraude en contra de los inmigrantes, en especial de los indocumentados, es tan prevalente, que la Asambleísta Lorena González, introdujo leyes que fueron aprobadas para dar más derechos a los inmigrantes como consumidores. Recientemente, el 26 de abril, González organizó un foro comunitario de inmigración en la biblioteca principal de Chula Vista para informar a los inmigrantes cómo prevenir el fraude y qué hacer y dónde encontrar ayuda en caso de que hayan sido victimas de fraude. “Si cambiamos las leyes pero si la gente no sabe acerca de esas leyes y sus derechos, no importa que tanto mejoremos las leyes”, indicó González. “Es necesario tener más oportunidades como esta para decirle a la comunidad acerca de sus derechos como inmigrantes”. Para conocer más acerca de la nueva solicitud de ciudadanía, N-400, puede visitar www.uscis.gov/n-400. Ahí puede llenar y enviar la solicitud en línea, así como puede encontrar más detalles del nuevo formato y las nuevas preguntas incluidas.

New citizenship application more user-friendly By Pablo J. Sáinz People who are thinking of applying for U.S. citizenship after May 5th will have to complete 21 pages of information, compared to 10 pages in the previous form. But longer doesn’t necessarily mean it will be more difficult to complete. When U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the new citizenship form, N-400, it said that although it is longer, it is easier to complete. It also made it clear in an introductory video that although the form has been revised, the naturalization eligibility requirements have not changed, and most of the information in the form remains the same. Among the changes to the form are improved instructions and formatting, additional sections and questions, and new form technology, which will allow applicants to fill-out and submit their citizenship application online. “It is by far more userfriendly,” said immigration lawyer Reza Athari, who has his practice in Nevada, with offices in San Diego. “The old form was confusing at times for applicants. It prevents people from making mistakes if they are filling it out on their own. It is easier to follow.” Along with the changes, USCIS is putting more emphasis in finding out about the applicant’s eligibility related to national security and good moral character. Some of the questions included about this topic are: · Have you ever committed, assisted in committing, or attempted to commit, a crime or offense for which you were not arrested? · Have you ever been con-

victed of a crime? · Have you ever been arrested, cited, or detained by any law enforcement officer (including any and all immigration officials or the U.S. Armed Forces) for any reason? USCIS is encouraging applicants to complete and submit the form electronically, which will help ensure the data is correct, and will also speed up processing times. Heidi Paris, who teaches a citizenship class at Montgomery Adult School, in San Diego, said that her students are aware of the big changes in the new form. She added that students “come from all backgrounds, and their biggest enemy is fear.” She said that more and more permanent residents are applying for citizenship. Athari said that it is important for permanent residents to become citizens, and to use the services of authorized lawyers when completing the application process. “We encourage people to become citizens,” he said. “Latinos in general before didn’t care about becoming citizens. However, deportation could be an issue for anybody who by mistake or intentionally commits a crime. Also, Immigration law is so complicated, that a high-skilled lawyer should complete the case.” Athari warned of so-called notarios who charge a fee to fill-out immigration forms. In California, fraud against immigrants, especially among undocumented ones, is so prevalent, that Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez introduced legislation that was approved to give more consumer rights to immigrants. “If we change the laws, but if people don’t know about those laws and their rights, it

doesn’t how much we improve the laws,” Gonzalez said. “It is necessary to have more opportunities like this one to tell the community about their rights as immigrants.” To learn more about the new application for citizenship, N400, you can visit www.uscis. gov/n-400. There you can complete and submit the application online, as well as get more details about the new format and new questions included.

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¿Cuándo es demasiado? Es mundialmente reconocido el poder antioxidante del vino y las ventajas de consumir una copa de vez en vez son de todos conocidas; pero ¿cuándo es demasiado? El alcohol es parte de la vida cotidiana de millones de personas que aun sin ser alcohólicas, no pueden -o no quieren- prescindir del estímulo que implica una copa o el placer de un trago de cerveza. El problema es que muchos superan esa etapa para convertirse en dependientes, casi sin darse cuenta; por eso la pregunta vuelve a ser relevante: ¿Cuándo es demasiado? Es claro que el consumo excesivo de licor genera serios problemas de salud; según los Centros de Control de Enfermedades -CDC- en Estados Unidos 38 millones de adultos beben demasiado y, sin embargo, no son adictos al alcohol. Beber demasiado causa cerca de 88,000 muertes cada año en este país. Beber demasiado puede ser un factor de riesgo para enfermedades del corazón o cáncer de seno; pero además puede llevar a la adquisición de enfermedades sexuales y embarazos no deseados entre otras cosas.

El tema es preocupante si se piensa que, de acuerdo con los CDC, una de cada ocho mujeres bebe demasiado, al igual que una de cada cinco adolescentes. Es sabido que el alcohol afecta de modo distinto a hombres y mujeres; ellas lo absorben más y tardan más en procesarlo y sacarlo de su sistema. Por beber demasiado, mueren cada año en Estados Unidos más de 26,000 mujeres. Conocidos los múltiples y dramáticos efectos del alcohol en los no nacidos, es clave recordar que el alcohol debe ser excluido totalmente y sin excusa de la vida de las mujeres embarazadas o con probabilidades de estarlo. En este punto es importante recordar que niños y jóvenes aprenden lo que ven. El ejemplo en casa es fundamental; si queremos evitar que nuestros hijos sean a la postre víctimas de ciertos excesos, lo mejor que podemos hacer es evitar esos excesos en casa. Pero volviendo a nuestra pregunta inicial, ¿cuándo es demasiado? Tenemos que decir que según los expertos, es demasiado cuando es asunto cotidiano beber más de dos copas al día, para los

hombres y más de una copa para las mujeres. Bebemos demasiado si ingerimos más de cinco copas en una celebración -cuatro en el caso de las mujeres- en promedio. Seguramente, a esta altura de la lectura usted esté pensando, que cuatro o cinco copas no son nada, que no hay nada de qué preocuparse y que fulanito o menganito sí que debería prestar atención, porque de seguro consume mucho más que eso. Bien, como dijimos al comienzo de esta columna, gran parte del problema radica en la “normalidad” con que es percibido el alcohol en nuestra cultura; tanto en nuestros países latinos como aquí en Estados Unidos el alcohol es y ha sido protagonista. El asunto es saber distinguir cuándo somos nosotros los que tenemos el control y cuando es el licor el que lo tiene. El asunto es tener la claridad suficiente para saber con certeza, cuándo es demasiado.

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grateful,” he said. “This will help them achieve their dreams. This is wonderful.” Erica Johnson, community relations coordinator for South Bay Community Services, the social service agency that connected A Bridge for Kids with Castle Park High School, said that the whole Castle Park community would benefit from the sponsorships. “At South Bay Community Services we work with some incredible youth, so it’s been a tremendous pleasure to con-

nect these high achieving teens with A Bridge for Kids,” Johnson said. “Because of their generosity, some of these young people will have doors opened up for them that have the potential to truly change their lives.” To learn more about A Bridge for Kids, please visit www.abridgeforkids.org. To find out more about the programs at South Bay Community Services, please visit www.southbaycommunity services.org.

(con’t from page 1) National City, also received sponsorships that day. In total, A Bridge for Kids raised $13,000 distributed among seven students in the Sweetwater Union High School District. One of those students was Sabine Quezada, a junior at Castle Park. She also received a $2,000 sponsorship, which she plans to use to buy cheerleading equipment and uniforms. Her mother, Rosa Quezada, said she is very proud of her daughter. “These are the roots of all the fruits she will be able to harvest in her life,” Rosa Quezada said. For Castle Park High School Principal Tom Glover, the A Bridge for Kids sponsorships are a statement that there are people in the community who care about youth. “These students are really

Poll Workers Needed for June 3 Election Bilingual Poll Workers Are In Special Demand Poll workers, especially those who are bilingual in any one of eight specific languages, are needed for the June 3 Gubernatorial Primary Election. The San Diego County Registrar’s office is required by federal law to provide bilingual speakers and voting materials to voters who speak Spanish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese. A recent survey by the University of California, Berkeley showed a need for speakers of Khmer, Japanese, Korean and Hindi at about 20 precincts so the Registrar’s office is also recruiting poll workers bilingual in those languages for the June 3 election. To become a poll worker, applicants must be a U.S citizen and registered to vote in California, or lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States. Poll workers must have transportation to their assigned polling location and will also need access to the Internet to take an online training and attend a two-hour class. All poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $75 to $175 depending on the assignment and those who are bilin-

gual receive an additional $15 if they are assigned to provide language assistance to voters. Prospective poll workers can apply online at SD VOTE.com. For more information, call (858) 565-5800 or email Pollworker@sdcounty. ca.gov. Please note the Registrar of Voters office has moved and the new address is 5600 Overland Ave., San Diego, 92123.

A.B.L.E Club Host Second Annual VW Car Show Southwestern College’s Abilities Beyond Limitation Through Education (A.B.L.E.) Club is hosting its 2nd Annual Volkswagen Air Cooled Fiesta Car Show. This fundraiser is meant to promote disability awareness. Proceeds from the car show will be used for scholarships and to purchase disability equipment. A.B.L.E is still accepting car entries. The entry fee is $20 and comes with a free shirt. Those interested or who have questions should contact Robert Valerio at (619) 4216700 Ext. 5209.

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Less Beer Menos Cerveza (con’t from page 3) On Sunday, May 4th, the Orquesta Juvenil de las Californias will perform at The New Children’s Museum, in Downtown San Diego, as an example of binational collaboration. On Monday, May 5th, there will be a Cinco de Mayo concert at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. The consulate is the guest of honor and there will be live mariachi music, followed by a reception at the Mingei Museum. To learn more about these and other Cinco de Mayo events in San Diego, please visit consulmex.sre.gob.mx/ sandiego.

Happy Cinco de El lugar mas concurrido para tomarse una foto en el Outside Lands Festival. Foto por Eduardo Stanley Mayo! Por Eduardo Stanley Uno de los festivales de música más grande e importante del país, Outside Lands, dio a conocer el 8 de april la alineación de artistas que se presentarán los días 8, 9 y 10 de agosto en el Parque Golden Gate de San Francisco. Kanye West, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers y The Killers serán quienes cierren cada una de las jornadas a pura música en cuatro escenarios —sin contar un escenario informal y un teatro de comedias, además de entretenimiento casual a lo largo del gigantesco espacio y carpas de empresas privadas que presentan artistas en sesiones acústicas y otra carpa dedica a música de DJs. En total, más de 70 artistas y bandas harán vibrar a los más de 70.000 asistentes diarios a Outside Lands, que este año cumple su séptimo aniversario. Y si todo esto no es suficiente para atraer al público, este festival se enorgullece de ofrecer opciones de comida gourmet, un pequeño mercado de frutas y jugos frescos, una tienda de vinos y otra de cerveza, los ya populares camiones de comida, buen café y mucho más. Los sabores, claro, van desde comida asiática hasta mexicana, alfajores sudamericanos, sandwiches de todo tipo, color y sabor. Outside Lands es más una experiencia sensorial que un simple festival musical. Jóvenes y familias conviven cada día durante horas, bailando, co-miendo o escuchando a sus artistas favoritos. O descu-briendo otros, desconocidos. La música también es muy variada: desde hip hop y rap hasta blues, pasando por rock clásico y, de acuerdo a las nuevas tendencias, mucha música tecno. Precisamente, muchas veces esta clase de eventos masivos permite no solo disfrutar al artista que nos interesa sino también escuchar nuevos sonidos y artistas. Estos artistas casi

Fútbol De Primera Radio acquires the exclusive Radio Rights of Copa América 2015 and Copa América Centenario 2016 to be held in the United States. Fútbol de Primera Radio is proud to announce that it has acquired the exclusive terrestrial and satellite radio rights in the Spanish language for the 2015 Copa América to be played in Chile from June 11 to July 4th and the 2016 Copa América Centenario to be played June 3-26 of 2016 to commemorate South American Football’s Confederation’s (CONMEBOL) centennial. This extraordinary tournament to be played across the Unites States will have the participation of all 10 South American countries plus Mexico, the US National Team and four additional Concacaf countries and promises to become the biggest

siempre son el tesoro oculto de los festivales. Y para mejor de las suertes, se presentan en escenarios menos concurridos y en las carpas dedicadas a sesiones acústicas. A continuación, una muy pequeña lista de los artistas que este año merecen atención en Outside Lands. Lykke Li (https://myspace. com/lykkeli). Esta enigmática cantante sueca de 28 años mezcla su hermosa voz con tonos tecno, creando una música singular. Este año lanza su tercer álbum. Dum Dum Girls (http:// www.youtube.com/watch? v=YBSs3-RfLKk). Banda originaria de Los Angeles que ya sacó tres CDs, formada por la vocalista Dee Dee Penny, presenta glamour y un refrescante pop en el escenario. Imelda May (http://www. youtube.com/watch?v= RwmhMzuBA2Y). Increible voz la de esta cantante irlandesa de 39 años, quien mezcla jazz con ritmo de rock. Imperdible! Haim (http://www.youtube. com/watch?v=sEwM6 ERq0gc). Otra banda integrada por mujeres, originarias de Los Angeles. Algo retro, su música alegre, refrescante que nos recuerda al pop de los 90s, algo que ellas reconocen. Valerie June (http://www. y o u t u b e . c o m / watch?v=8ywuF-N8xXQ). La cuota de blues de este año. Poseedora de una gran voz, esta cantante nacida en Tennessee también incor-pora folk, soul y gospel. June, además, toca guitarra y banjo. John Butler Trio (http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v= 6VAkOhXIsI0). Liderado por John Butler, esta banda de excelentes músicos sorprende a su audiencia con su estilo informal del rock independiente. Butler es un eximio guitarrista, como se puede apreciar en el video. Gardens and Villa (https:/ /www.youtube.com/watch?v= FcNUFOlynPI). Grupo de rock independiente formado en sporting event to be held in the US since the 2002 Winter Olympics. Copa América Chile 2015, meanwhile, will mark the 44th edition of the oldest continental international competition and will qualify the winner to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. The national team of Mexico will play as one of the two invitees and will join the 10 South American countries.

Santa Barbara, California, en 2008, y uno de los más sólidos de la escena musical actual gracias a su música y letras originales. Givers (http://www.you tube.com/watch?v=A0vz HSPmTfE). Este cuarteto de rock independiente, surgido en Louisiana en 2008, produce una música fresca, versátil y original. Buen ritmo —usan doble percusión— y variedad de estilo. Tienen excelente dominio musical y de voces. Finalmente, un comentario crítico a los organizadores de Outside Lands: este año no hay artistas latinos, a pesar de que miles de los asistentes durante los tres días del festival son, precisamente, latinos. Existe una nueva generación de bandas y artistas en América Latina que se están abriendo paso en Estados Unidos por medio de giras que podrían ser aprovechados por los organizadores de esta clase de eventos masivos. En años anteriores, Outside Lands ha traído artistas latinos y sus presentaciones han sido exitosas.

(con’t de página 3) entretenimiento sano y educativo. Entre los eventos culturales y comunitarios donde la representación consular participará con motivo del festejo del Cinco de Mayo está una charla para las familias de la Escuela Primaria Rosa Parks, en Barrio Logan, el viernes 2 de mayo. La platica, que será escuchada por alumnos de la escuela, en su mayoría de origen mexicano, tratará sobre la importancia y significado de la Batalla de Puebla. La Feria Cinco de Mayo Con Orgullo se realizará el viernes 2 de mayo en el Parque público Jeremy Henwood, en la Ciudad de San Diego. El evento promueve la idea que una celebración , para que sea un Cinco de Mayo con orgullo, no debe incluir alcohol. Habrá agencias con información práctica y entretenimiento en vivo. El domingo 4 de mayo habrá un concierto de la Orquesta Juvenil de las Cali-

San Diego has to be one of the best US cities to be in to celebrate Mexican culture and take part in this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities. In Del Mar? Head to Solana Beach’s free Cinco de Mayo Community Fiesta on May 4th at La Colonia Park Local Educator to for authentic Mexican food, beverages and Mariachi Keynote Chicano Orgullo de San Diego. Near Old Town? Guaran- Federation Unity teed to be the biggest party Luncheon in San Diego for Cinco de Dr. Constance M. Carroll, Mayo celebrations, the whole Chancellor of the San Diego of Old Town is being turned Community College District, into a huge fiesta May 4th and will be the keynote speaker at 5th! the Chicano Federation of San Diego County’s annual Unity Kiwanis/SDSU Cinco Luncheon. The event will be held Friday, May 9 at the de Mayo Concert Wyndham San Diego Bayside, Monday, May 5th starting at 1355 N. Harbor Drive, in 5:00 PM and ending at 6:30 PM Downtown San Diego. RegKiwanis Club of San Diego istration is at 11:30 a.m. Lunch presents a special Cinco de and program is at 12:30 p.m. Mayo concert in Balboa Park Individual tickets are $75. to benefit the SDSU School of “We are honored to have Dr. Music and Dance. This FREE Carroll speak at our luncheon, family friendly event includes “ said Chicano Federation performances by SDSU Jazz, CEO Raymond Uzeta. He Choir, Mariachi and String En- added, “She has been a longsembles. time supporter of our organi-

fornias en el The New Children’s Museum, en el centro de San Diego, como ejemplo de la colaboración binacional fronteriza. El merito 5 de mayo, habrá un concierto de Cinco de Mayo en el Pabellón del Órgano Musical de Balboa Park. El consulado es el invitado de honor y habrá música de mariachi en vivo. Después, habrá una recepción en el Mingei Museum. Para obtener más detalles de las actividades y eventos de Cinco de Mayo en San Diego, visite el sitio del Consulado General de México en consulmex.sre.gob.mx/sandiego.

Kiwanis / SDSU Cinco de Mayo Concierto Lunes, 05 de mayo a partir de las 17:00 y termina a las 6:30 PM Kiwanis Club de San Diego presenta un concierto especial el Cinco de Mayo en el Parque Balboa en beneficio de la Escuela de SDSU de Música y Danza. Este evento familiar gratuito incluye actuaciones de SDSU Jazz, Coro, Mariachi y String Ensembles.

zation and Dr. Carroll recognizes how the value of the programs we provide empower the community in so many ways, including education.” Chicano Federation is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2014. The non-profit organization has a budget of more than $12 million and provides important services for thousands of people in San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties including: affordable housing for working families, seniors and disabled; nutritional food program for children; technical assistance and training for childcare professionals; homebased childcare and parent education services; Head Start programs; and HIV research and education. Go to www.ChicanoFederation.org for more information about Chicano Federation and the annual Unity Luncheon.

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he South Bay corruption scandal came to a close this past week with a whimper when Bertha Lopez and Jim Cartmill both plead guilty to accepting gifts over the limit mandated by the California Fair Political Practices Commission. This brought to a conclusion a corruption case that was once billed by the DA, Bonnie Dumanis as “the largest public corruption case our office has ever prosecuted…” The only question left is why are both Bertha Lopez and Jim Cartmill still allowed to serve on a board and to serve a community whose trust they betrayed? Both the Sweetwater Unified High School District bylaws (Section 9223(a) 8) and the California Gov. Code support the immediate removal of anyone who has entered a plea of guilty in the performance of their duties as a school board member: We quote the Gov. Code: “Section 1021, subdivision (h) of Section 1770, or Section 3000, the person found guilty shall not assume the office for which the person is otherwise qualified or shall be suspended immediately from the office the person then holds. During the time of inability to assume an office or of suspension from office, the person shall not be entitled to receive the emoluments of the office, including, but not limited to, the exercise of the powers of the office, the rights to be seated in the office, and the compensation, including benefits, prescribed for the office.” The legal code appears to be pretty cutand-dry, not much room to wiggle around, but for some reason the judge in the case has allowed for the two board members, Cartmill and Lopez, to con-

tinue serving, until sentencing. All other board members have been forced to vacate their seat, so why are these guilty board members allowed to continue serving? The school district, the parents, and the children deserve and demand that their school board members should represent the highest moral and ethical standards. This board needs to be swept clean of the corruption scandal and given the opportunity to get a fresh start with honest representation. These board members have abused the trust of the community. They have lost the respect of the community and the right to continue serving as elected officials! The County Board of Education has the authority to fill the vacancies on the board until the November elections when South Bay residents can start fresh by electing honest government representation. Instead of saddling the community with the remnants of a corruption case that has enveloped the community for the past two years, County Ed needs to step up and serve the best interests of the community and hasten the removal of both Lopez and Cartmill – do the right thing! We urge County Board Superintendent Dr. Randy Ward and the South Bay District Representative Dr. Lyn Neylon, in particular, to inform South Bay residents, educators, and students of their intentions and opinions about the predicament of the Sweetwater School Board. We believe that the community deserves a chance to close this ugly chapter of school board corruption and to start fresh with a new board that is not tainted by scandals and crimes against the public good.

Gabriel García Márquez: a life of solitude, journalism and magical realism By Berenice Taboada Díaz Few writers have produced novels that are acknowledged as masterpieces not only in their own countries but all around the world. Hailed by the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda as “perhaps the greatest revelation in the Spanish language since Don Quixote of Cervantes”, One Hundred Years of Solitude went on to be translated into more than two-dozen languages and sold upwards of 50 million copies worldwide. Its writer, Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez —most known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America— died at home after suffering from pneumonia for more than a week in a Mexico City hospital. 87 years before, the father of the literary genre known as magical realism was born in 1927 in Aracataca and raised by his grandparents, two factors that highly influenced his writing. In his novels you can actually feel how it was to grow up with Doña Tranquilina Iguarán Cotes, his grandmother, who was “the source of the magical, superstitious and supernatural view of reality” for him, and the warm and humid climate from the Caribbean. In fact, Aracataca’s tropical climate, its agricultural economy —mainly producing yucca, sugar cane, cotton and bananas—, and its Caribbean culture are 3 inspirational items you can easily recognized in the mythical city of “Macondo” in “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. This way, the Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist established him as the defining member of a movement known as magic realism, where magic elements are a natural part in an otherwise mundane environment. In the late 40s, while he was studying law at the National University of Colombia, he started to work for several newspapers, alternating between journalism and fiction. But one day, after hours driving to Acapulco, he decided to start writing a book influenced by magical realism. When he got home, he began writing compulsively for 18 months, while his wife — Mercedes Barcha— had to pawn her hair dryer and an electric heater, financing his writing

career. Finally, “One Hundred Years of Solitude” was published in 1967. This fact marked his life forever. It promptly established him as the defining member of the boom in Latin American writing and as the father of magic realism. Soon after the book became his most commercially successful novel and led to García Márquez’s Nobel Prize as well as the Rómulo Gallegos Prize in 1972. After writing One Hundred Years of Solitude García Márquez returned to Europe with his family, while acting as a facilitator between the Colombian government and the FARC negotiations and writing “Love in the Time of Cholera”, a sort of Proustian meditation on time and an anatomy of love in all its forms. Though he lived in Paris, Mexico City, Havana and Barcelona, he was deeply interested in social, political and economical Latin American ups and downs. In 1968, after witnessing the flight of Venezuelan dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez, he started writing a new novel: Autumn of the Patriarch. According to García Márquez, this short unflinchingly political novel was a “poem on the solitude of power” as it follows the life of an eternal dictator known as the General. But beyond this particular book lays Gabo´s interest in politics. He became friends with the Cuban leader Fidel Castro —”Fidel is a very cultured man,” he said in an interview. “When we’re together we talk about literature”— and the celebration of García Márquez’s 80th birthday was attended by five Colombian presidents and the king and queen of Spain. Awarded with the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, Gabriel Garcia Márquez was one of the most significant authors of the 20th century. What we could say is that after all these years writing a lot of newspaper articles and a dozen novels, such as Love in Time of Cholera and Of Love and Other Demons, in the end, it’s not politics, but time, solitude and love that stand at the heart of his work. How to keep pursuing your dreams not to get spiritually old, how time past shapes time present and how several mysteries break through our own existence.

Immigration Reform and the Latino Civil Rights Movement: Are They Now in Conflict? By Angelo Falcón Although immigration reform has emerged as the top civil rights issue for Latinos, is it consistent with the goals and ideology of what we might call the traditional Latino civil rights movement? Recently I have been involved in quite a number of discussions about the impact of the immigration issue on the overall Latino civil rights agenda. Although immigration reform affects about 15 percent of the total Latino population, as a public policy issue it now occupies almost all the Latino policy agenda, sucking up, as one colleague recently put it, all the oxygen on Latino issues. Since the 2006 mass immigration protests, immigration reform began to seriously dominate the Latino policy and political agendas in the United States. At that point it became clear that there was a divergence in interest in the issue as the mainstream Mexican-American and other Latino advocacy organizations seemed so out of touch with the more grassroots Mexican and other immigrant advocacy groups, which could be summarized by the tension at that point between the Raul Yzaguirre’s of NCLR and the Nativo Lopez’s of Hermandad. However, due to a number of factors, the immigration issue after this period became mainstreamed or, as some might see it, co-opted, by mainstream groups. The integration of masses of Latinos through immigration reform became an increasingly irresistible source of potential power for a number of important players. The Democratic Party had been losing the White House and needed new voters. The labor unions were losing members in droves and desperately needed a new source of rank and filers. Spanish-language media and its corporate clients needed to cultivate this potentially new source of consumer power. The political right needed scapegoats to fuel their nativist politics as the public began to tire of the culture wars. The traditional Latino civil rights organizations needed to overcome the country’s racial fatigue with a new product. Foundations, as always, went with the latest social fad. In less than a decade, the Latino civil rights agenda became transformed in fundamental ways. The focus became the 8 million or so Latinos who were undocumented, while the issues facing the other more than 50 million who are U.S. citizens faded into the background in the public discourse. Traditional civil rights issues like affirmative action, employment and housing discrimination, bilingual education, voting rights, poverty, etc. were still being pursued, but they now seemed a bit dated and not as urgent as they once were. In opinion polls,

“immigration” replaced “race” and “discrimination” as subjects. Racial issues receded back to the Black and White binary as ‘immigration” now stood as the surrogate of “Latino” and “Hispanic.” Politically, the immigration issue is presented as the silver bullet to the heart of the Latino vote. The President is threatened by its withdrawal if he doesn’t use his executive powers more aggressively, and the Republicans are threatened with extinction if they don’t address it comprehensively. Comprehensive immigration reform dominates the topics discussed on Univision and Telemundo as the Jorge’s and Jose’s emerge as major national spokespersons on this issue. The fact that immigration never seems to emerge as the only or even most important issue prioritized by Latinos in poll after poll doesn’t seem to matter; how other issues will influence the Latino vote is not really seriously being discussed. The traditional Latino civil rights agenda contained many oppositional elements to it, challenging many aspects of American society. Although not universally supported by Latinos, there was a strong anti-assimilationist tendency that generated support for bilingual education, Mexican-American and Puerto Rican studies, as well as anti-imperialist and anti-war movements. On the other hand, the immigration reform movement is almost totally assimilationist by definition, the ultimate goal of most being the attainment of U.S. citizenship. Does this represent a conflict or is it simply an inevitable evolution? How does it impact on the ideology and style of today’s Latino agenda? What is the ultimate significance of the historic shift from Brown Berets and Young Lords to the today’s Dreamers? How does this focus on immigration as the single most important issue facing the Latino community help or distort the Latino agenda? Do Latino activists and leaders need to reassess immigration’s place on their community’s agenda vis-à-vis other issues? Are these concerns about the role that immigration reform is playing in relation to more traditional Latino civil rights issues warranted? Is it even appropriate to raise such questions at such a sensitive time for comprehensive immigration reform in the Congress? I’ll try to think about these questions for another week or so for what will eventually be part two of this commentary. In the meantime, let me know what you think. Angelo Falcón is President of the National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP). The NiLP Network on Latino Issues is an information service powered by the Institute. He can be reached at afalcon@latinopolicy.org probation), decided the right thing to do was step down from her elected position.

In honor of El Día de los Niños, UNICEF came out with a report that the majority of the children in Mexico live in poverty, hell this one has to fall under DUHHH!!! Mexico is a Third World country. The average income in Mexico is $12,000 compared to $44,000 for the U.S. What did UNICEF expect to find when they started their research????

There is still much confusion as to the law allowing guilt board members the ability to serve out their terms. The judge in all these cases, Judge Ana Espana, allowed Hernandez to stay in office…. The word is that both Cartmill and Lopez will try and keep their position on the board… we shall see!

Sweetwater’s 3 member board comes back to bite the community in the ass. It is being reported that the petition for district elections did not get the support of the Sweetwater board. The vote was 2-1, with John McCann voting against, but it needed An interesting outcome from the movie about Cesar Chavez is that it has opened up 3 votes of support to pass… the next a whole new discussion on the iconic leader question is where does this leave the issue??? and much of it is not that good. Even Eva Longoria takes a swipe at the legacy of Chavez in her new film, as producer, “Food Chains” documentary, stating that the achievements of Chavez and the UFW have been dismantled. She goes on to state that the farmworkers rights are going BACKWARDS! Jim Cartmill and Bertha Lopez, should follow the lead of Yolanda Hernandez of the San Ysidro school board who, after her sentencing Tuesday (community service and

Poor Pearl Quinones, school board member, really got it hard from the judge. The one person who could least afforded it got hit pretty hard with a hefty fine, and 90 days house arrest. Everybody else is walking around free… que lastima. Pearl should talk with Luis Natividad about having a fundraiser. Old Luis has had several the past few years to cover everything from broken down garage doors to helping paying for his doctor bills…


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Todos podemos hacer una diferencia en la salud mental Por: Ruth Juárez

importante salvando vidas. Se autoriza a la inversión en nuestros veteranos en proporcionándoles tratamiento judicial y asistencia a los que sufren de trastorno de estrés postraumático, abuso de sustancias y otros problemas de salud mental. Además de apoyar el desarrollo de plan de estudios que eduque a miembros del cuerpo de seguridad en cuanto a responder apropiadamente a los incidentes relacionados con las personas con trastornos de salud mental y al igual aumentar centros de programas de base de corrección que reduzcan las tasas de reincidencia. La política en propuesta busca prevenir fallas en los programas existentes, así como las prácticas de mayor responsabilidad y propone programas basadas en evidencias. De acuerdo con UCLA Centro para la Investigación de Políticas de Salud, casi dos millones de adultos en California tienen necesidades de salud mental, con base en los síntomas reportados en las encuestas, así como impedimentos. De esos dos millones de adultos aproximadamente la mitad no había recibido tratamiento de salud mental en el último año (2011). En San Diego la campaña “It’s Up to Us” sigue fortaleciendo a residentes de San Diego para reducir el estigma al hablar abiertamente acerca de la salud mental, a reconocer los síntomas, buscar ayuda, utilizar los recursos que incluyen la prevención del suicidio a hombres, mujeres, padres, adultos jóvenes y mayores de apoyo, veteranos, LGBTQI , así como comunidades de fe basada en nuestra comunidad local. Aún con los esfuerzos de nuestra comunidad seguimos viendo tragedias como la que se miró a principios de este año cuando John Edward Chesney, de 62 años de edad, veterano del ejército fue asesinado a tiros por la policía en el centro de San Diego. Los investigadores encontraron que Chesney cargaba una pistola replica AR-15 negra el día que murió. De acuerdo con los que lo habían visto antes de su muerte, Chesney aparentemente había estado en un estado de ánimo suicida ese mismo día. Participe hoy y contacta a los miembros del congreso y anímelos a apoyar HR 401 Ley de Colaboración de Justicia y Salud Mental. Encuentre su representante http:// www.house.gov/representatives/find

Las cárceles locales se han convertido en vertederos para los enfermos mentales. Hay más de 2 millones de personas encarceladas en prisiones o cárceles de Estados Unidos y más de 10 millones de personas son encarceladas en el transcurso del año aquí en los Estados Unidos. Se estima que más del 20 por ciento de personas arrestadas en cárceles locales exhiben síntomas compatibles con el trastorno de salud mental. Se estima que la mayoría de las personas con trastornos de salud mental que están encarcelados o detenidos en las cárceles del condado fueron detenidas después de haber cometido infracciones menores, a menudo esos crímenes menores son manifestación de los síntomas más que la intención de cometer el crimen. En cuanto a la carga financiera, el gasto per cápita para las instalaciones de corrección federales, estatales y locales se ha incrementado en un 400 por ciento en los últimos 30 años. Un sistema de justicia penal mal equipado conduce a resultados trágicos, no sólo para el individuo sino también a las familias y comunidades. HR 401, Ley de Colaboración Justicia y de Salud Mental de 2013, patrocinado por Richard Nugent ( FL), es una política de gobierno que garantiza que la gente recibe mejores servicios mentales durante la custodia, y después de ser liberados de la cárcel para ayudarlos en la reintegración a la comunidad. El Acto de Justicia y Salud Mental pretende reautorización de la Ley de Tratamiento de Delincuentes y Reducción del Crimen hacia Enfermos Mentales (MIOTCRA en inglés) que fue firmada como ley por el presidente George W. Bush en el 2004 y autorizó un programa de donación de US $ 50 millones, y se creó el Programa de Colaboración de Justicia y de Salud Mental ( JMHCP en inglés ) que ayudo a los estados y condados en el diseño e implementación de los esfuerzos de colaboración entre la justicia penal y los sistemas de salud mental. Durante los últimos 10 años (MIOTCRA) ha prestado asistencia a millones de personas y aún con sus limitaciones, el (JMHCP) ha financiado numerosos programas a personas involucradas en el sistema de justicia penal que han necesidad servicios de salud mental. Ha proporcionado apoyo y servicio, y ha formado equipos de intervención de crisis a personas en necesidad de servicios al mismo tiempo Ruth Juárez, USC -VAC , Escuela de Trabajo reduciendo el gasto a la comunidad y más Social , Escuela Superior

¡ASK A MEXICAN! By Gustavo Arellano Dear Mexican: Is there a pecking order at the places where you see day laborers awaiting to be hired? What’s the hierarchy? Are all those dudes Mexican or are some Central and South American, and if so who has priority when the random contractor comes by to pick up a worker for the day? Also, after they make a bunch of loot, do they go back to Mexico and live in the lap of luxury or what? Gracias! Dude Who Already Got a Job Dear Gabacho: The ethnic makeup of day laborers really depends on what part of los Estados Unidos you’re in. In Los Angeles, for instance, research done by the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education and my old boss, Abel Valenzuela, has found that about 15 percent of day laborers in the region are not Mexican. In New York, on the other hand, you have big percentages of Eastern Europeans and South Americans (especially Ecuadorians) in the jornaleros equation. As for a pecking order: whoever came first gets the prime jobs, while the latter arrivals get the hard stuff. It’s an American tale as old as time: my zacatecano dad, for instance, works for people from Jalisco. Papi hires michoacano-run firms for any construction jobs at his house; those Michoacán natives, in turn, get poblanos to do the sawing and shoveling. And those workers, in turn always hire a Oaxacan or guerrerense as a chalán to do the dirtiest work imaginable. All these guys used to go back to Mexico to live the good life after making their pennies here, but the drug cartels put an end to that quick—no joke!

South and lived for six years in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The town where I lived was less than 10 miles from the TexasMexico border. Immediately after moving to the valley I noticed that the Mexican people at the grocery store, mall, doctor’s office, school, and most every other place had less respect for their surroundings. Whether shopping for clothes or groceries, I found Mexican people had little restraint when it came to bumping your cart out of the way, shoving you if you are in the way of their purchase, or hovering at a disturbing proximity. I also notice a complete disregard for respecting the products on the shelves of stores. Mexicans would grab a shirt or pants off a table, take a look and throw them on the floor or on top of a pile. This same behavior was true at restaurants, bookstores and all manner of shops. Is there a different attitude toward public boundaries in the Mexican culture? I would like to understand the behavior so I can keep it from breeding untrue stereotypes! Feeling Violated Dear Gabacha: You know a Mexican’s sense of personal space is fucked up when our term for standing in line is hacer cola— make ass. Kind of explains our hatred of immigration policy, ¿qué no?

Ask the Mexican at themexican@aska mexican.net, be his fan on Facebook, follow him on Twitter @gustavoarellano Do you believe there is a cultural or follow him on Instagram difference that causes Mexicans to have less sensitivity about personal and @gustavo_arellano! shared space? I grew up all over the

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PAGE 7 and money for prosecution. It passed with 81 per cent of the popular vote. And she did not support it. Fast forward to today. She is making human trafficking the cornerstone of her campaign to be reelected. She now knows that this is something she needs to be advocating. Where was she in 2012? Maybe she was too busy running for mayor. MD: In North Count San Diego, many believe that the incumbent has failed to protect Latinos and other people of color involved in cases of police abuse, particularly from sheriff deputies. The traffic checkpoints aimed at immigrants in Escondido are another issue. Yet law enforcement is giving you a strong backing. Will you be more even handed in these matters than Bonnie Dumanis? Brewer: I am going to enforce the law, and that has nothing to do with Latinos, Asians, or anyone else. If the police are violating the law, I am going to take a hard look at it. I’ve heard these complaints about traffic stops done for no other reason that going after immigrants. Profiling is illegal. The police backing me is not a quid pro quo for looking the other way for their activities. And they have never asked for that. They are looking for leadership in the district attorney’s office. When Bonnie Dumanis ran for her third term in 2010, 22 police agencies in this county refused to endorse her. The reason was that they were sick and tired of her being so political. They want dedicated leadership and that’s what they will get with me. I will be very watchful of these allegations of brutality or unfair application of the law. MD: You have heavily criticized your opponent. But can you succinctly lay our your own plans for the district attorney’s office if you are elected? Brewer: Number one, I am going to eliminate politics from the district attorney’s office. There will be no endorsements of any politicians. I will never run for any other office. Mine will be a transparent, open office. We will work closely with the police. We will have extensive communications with various communities, and with the police, to determine what types of enforcement, policies and task forces we need to put together. I am also going to focus on elder abuse. I am going to focus on child abuse. I am going to focus on human trafficking, and public integrity. I am also going to take a hard look at gangs, especially the most violent gang members, and aggressively prosecute them. And, I will work with community groups on the lesser members of gangs, the hangers on, those who are there because of lack of discipline and guidance. We will work with them with diversion programs and things like that. I will give a new look to the D.A.’s office. It’s time for a change. This is not a political stepping stone for me. It’s the only office I aspire to. MD: Finally, Bonnie Dumanis has built up a powerful political machine during her years in office. She has powerful allies and a substantial popular following. Are you up to the task of defeating her and establishing a new look for the D.A.’s office? Brewer: I am doing everything I can. I have some passionate supporters, and people are working very hard. No one owns an elected office. She thinks she does. And she thinks she is entitled to be re-elected, even though she didn’t even want to be the D.A. for two years. There are a lot people who think it’s time for a change. I will bring new energy, new discipline, and a new focus to the race. There is no question that it’s an uphill battle, that the incumbent has the upper hand. But when you look at the number of law enforcement groups that support me, that sends a very powerful message. And that’s something people listen to. MD: Irma, do you have anything to add? Irma Gonzalez: Yes, Bob is very passionate about this. A lot of people are asking: “Why are you doing this at this time of your life, when people normally retire.” This is something he has wanted to do for many years, and he wants to do it—and it’s right time in this country’s history. Bob and I both know Bonnie, and we respect her years of service. But I know Bob as a leader, as a prosecutor and as a wonderful person. And he does work night and day, seven days a week. So I believe this is a very important decision.

Brewer: Absolutely, it was ruined. He had a pretty bright future in Chula Vista politics. Not only did it ruin Castaneda’s career, it cost the city of Chula vista about $600,000 because they had to indemnify all of the city councilmen who had to hire lawyers to respond to the subpoenas, and they had to pay Mr. Carlos the lawyer that defended Steve Castaneda. It was a huge hit against the taxpayers. MD: Bonnie Dumanis has been called the most influential politician in San Diego County, indeed a “kingmaker.” Do you agree with that? Brewer: The Voice of San Diego has called her that. That is a terrible classification for a prosecutor. There is a big difference between being called a prosecutor and a politician. Yes, you have to run for office. But you should be as apolitical and nonpartisan as possible, because you are making decisions that affect people’s lives. MD: You have to be impartial? Brewer: Yes, you have to be impartial. And as the prosecutor, you have to police the politicians. And Bonnie, by running for mayor, in my opinion, crossed the line. She became a total politician. She created alliances with other politicians. She endorsed them, and they endorsed her. And now she has to police them. And politicians have a whole set of rules that apply to them that don’t apply to the ordinary citizen. They have to make disclosures on fundraising, on relationships. The have to make disclosures if they have an interest in a company that the city is going to do business with. All these things have to be policed by the district attorney. MD: Can you give any examples of this? Brewer: One example of this was that her office was unable to investigate Bob Filner when the allegations of state crimes were levied against him by various women. They accused him of sexual battery and sexual assault. Those are both state crimes. Yet because she ran against Filner in the primary, and she endorsed Carl Demaio against him, and her bias was so strong that she had to recuse her office from investigating Filner. MD: Did this preoccupation with politics have some effect on her day to day duties as D.A.? Brewer: Of course it did. You can’t run for an office for 17 months and also run an office of 25 prosecutors and 125 investigators at the same time. She says she did a great job. I totally disagree with that. If you study organizational leadership, she sent a terrible message when she said she was running for mayor. MD: Can you comment on the campaign finance scandal that has rocked San Diego in recently years? Jose Susumo Azano, a Mexican businessman, and former policeman Ernesto Encinas, contributed questionable funds to several candidates, including Bonnie Dumanis. Brewer: It is a terrible black eye to law enforcement, to ethics and to the way things are supposed to be done. When you look at the chronology, Mr. Susumo made a $100,000 contribution to Dumanis’ independent expenditures in early May, 2012. On May 23, City Beat issued a story that he was the man behind the $100,000 contribution to her. Yet she claimed, “I don’t know anything about it. It’s an independent expenditure.” Let me tell you something. When you are a chief law enforcement officer, and you are running for mayor at the same time, and you didn’t hear about the source of the money? And it was in the news? Something is wrong. The first thing she should have done was to conduct an independent investigation to find out who this man was. She would have found out he was a Mexican national, not a citizen, and this was an illegal contribution. MD: You say you want to be a leader in the fight against sex trafficking. Bonnie Dumanis did not support Proposition 35, which increases penalties against sex traffickers. Why not? Brewer: Proposition 35 is a microcosm of Bonnie Dumanis’ politics. It brought a lot of attention to law enforcement. I don’t know why Bonnie Dumanis didn’t support it. It increased penalties for sex traffickers. It caused perpetrators of victims of sex human trafficking to Mark R. Day is a journalist and filmmaker. register as sex offenders. It mandated training, He lives in Vista, CA. mday700@yahoo.com

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New Mexico mean streets (con’t from page 2) dunce cap and answering questions with a pat “I don’t know.” The caption posed a question: “Is Police Chief Gorden Eden really this dumb, or is this another APD cover-up? Besides the DOJ, other government agencies have nudged up against the political cauldron, including reportedly the FBI, which could be investigating some of the officer-involved shootings, and the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. In a phone interview with FNS after Mary Hawkes was shot, New Mexico Attorney General Gary King said his staff still had not had time to “digest” the case, but regarded it as part of the bigger picture the AG’s office was viewing in relation to APD. King reconfirmed that the AG’s office was investigating the fatal APD shootings of James Boyd on March 16 and Alfred Redwine on March 25. Whether APD officers will be prosecuted depends on violations of state law that may or may not be uncovered by the AG’s investigations, King said. Asked why the state agency was investigating possible crimes in what is normally the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s jurisdiction, King insisted that the involvement of his office was not an attempt to “usurp” the county prosecutor’s functions, but necessitated by the circumstances. “I think the New Mexico

El Chavira (con’t from page 1) what steps he might take to defeat these people capable of taking from children for their mere self-interests. He would ask himself over and over again, what makes people like this… be. Where do people like this come from? How do people like this convince themselves to allow greed to blind them from their true aim- our children? How do these people validate to themselves the idea of turning their backs, in essence, on those they were voted into office to help? El Chavira would wrestle with these questions and be left in the dark because the idea of harming children is so alien to men like him any other way of thinking is incomprehensible. I think I had read somewhere in some book that there is no greater sin then he who puts himself before children. May an actual truism ever be spoken? So, one day, El Chavira dug deep down into his Chicanismo. He knew that the answer lay somewhere in the law of the land and, being a teacher, reached even deeper and pulled out his trusty weaponresearch. This weapon allowed El Chavira to identify the truths that would set his victims free and would light the path that must be taken in almost every crime fighting situation. Research is a very powerful tool and El Chavira would use it to its full potential. After grueling hours of research, he would find a law that would allow for a change in the way school board members are elected. He would unlock a code that could allow for the election of those members to represent each of the communities mapped out over the entire Sweetwater District. California Educational Code 1519c. 750-5195 would ensure that all communities within that district are represented and that money wasn’t the only factor in those elections… you know… the epitome of democracy. And El Chavira would lead the way!

MAY 2, 2014 public needs to be confident that there is an impartial investigation,” King said. The use of deadly force by APD was an issue that had been on the AG’S radar screen for some time, King added. “I think we’re all concerned about the number of shootings considering the size of the police department,” he said, cautioning that different factors could be behind various shootings. Many community activists say they won’t be content with bureaucratic tinkerings or mere mandates for better training that are negotiated from above between the DOJ and the city’s political leaders. Addressing an April 25 forum sponsored by the Southwest Organizing Project at the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, New Mexico House Majority Whip Antonio “Moe” Maestas endorsed demands for both APD leadership changes and fundamental changes in the police department’s relationship with the community. Police shootings and protests have jolted Albuquerque like no other issue since the late 1960s or early 1970, prompting a profound questioning of the system of governance. In restaurants, cafes, bars and laundromats, conversations buzz about the police, violence and allegedly corrupt politicians. A week after Mary Hawkes was killed, her shrine survived a lashing of bitter spring winds. Melted candles, a Superman doll and toy animals sat on the sidewalk alongside the mobile home park at Wyoming and Zuni. People stopped by to take in the scene. Surrounded by an expanding

mural of messages such as “One Angel Gone,” “A Flower Picked Blooming” and “Make Alb Safer,” a picture of Hawkes with a dog was plastered on the trailer community’s wall. And like James Boyd before her, Mary Hawkes now has a song composed in her memory. Posted on YouTube, the tune by Lil Threat Loca is named “Tree of Blood (RIP Mary.)” Life goes on in the rough edges of the city. Some souls wander the streets panhandling, exuding glazed looks from their faces. Others frequent the 24hour McDonald’s drive-in on Wyoming and Central, dine at a Teriyaki Chicken joint, search for bargains at Family Dollar, or sample Azteca Chinese Express, an eatery that sells both Chinese fast food and tacos al pastor, the Mexican street food staple. Not far down Wyoming from the place where Mary Hawkes died, the boulevard ends at the guarded entry of Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland Air Force Base, built up during Cold War One and now leaking toxic jet fuel into the aquifer beneath the city. As dusk descended on this water-starved land the Saturday evening prior to the one week anniversary of Mary Hawke’s killing, a huge rainbow born from a teasing rainfall arched over the War Zone/International District and the corner where police bullets claimed the life of a young woman in the stormy spring of 2014.

With his trusty weapon of research and his new vehicle to fight from, El Chavira presented his findings to the San Diego County Board of Education and those very good people ran with it. The entirety of that board recognized our hero’s good work and stood behind him. They called for a vote, and that mere vote would allow for a more democratic voting procedure and would begin the meetings to map out the new districts. I attended the latest of those meetings and it was here that I was able to meet El Chavira. El Chavira, unmasked, is Gene Chavira, a Sweetwater social science teacher with a kindness to his face that makes him very approachable and easy to talk with and listen to. He is knowledgeable in the Chicano movement but shies away from my more Chicano leanings and, understandably, tells me that this is an economic issue more than a racial one. I want to tell him that American economics are mired in racism but I don’t because who am I to interpret his very unique achievement? Who am I, but a student learning from a teacher of men- a man that practiced instead of preached, then stepped up and hit it out of the park. I am but a mere mortal to his super-human strength and I can only salute and give gratitude to this modern day defender of good against evil. There are steps that still need to be taken and votes that need to be counted- a waiver to allow this to go to a November election will be announced in May- but you, as citizens of the Sweetwater school district, must become involved. And you can rest assured that there is someone out there watching… waiting for that next foe… waiting to be summoned once more. There is no reward per se. He looks for no recognition. But, in his Chicanismo, our hero lies in wait nonetheless, waiting to be called upon once again. Citizens, next time you find yourself facing an uphill battle and the monied interests have imbedded themselves in your community: Fear not, good people. Fear not, because you

have someone to combat those outside forces- someone that knows what tools need to be utilized in this fight for your children. He is tried and true… he is ever ready… he is… El Chavira! -----Editor’s Note: It is being reported that the petition to establish trustee voting areas in the district has failed to get the required three vote majority from the school board to pass.

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Un futuro libre de tabaco: La creación de políticas de ambientes libres de humo salvan vidas en nuestros centros de salud 2014 Marca el 50 aniversario del primer informe Cirujano General sobre el tabaco y la salud publicado en Enero de 1964. Este hito fue uno de los más grandes logros de salud pública en la historia americana, las tasas nacionales de fumadores se redujo sustancialmente a 18% en 2012 de una tasa de 42% en 1965. A pesar de los encomiables progresos realizados para educar a los estadounidenses sobre los peligros del consumo de tabaco, el informe más reciente del Cirujano General ofrece 10 grandes conclusiones sobre el impacto del consumo de tabaco de fumar desde la publicación del informe de 1964. Algunas de estas conclusiones afirman que las nuevas enfermedades continúan siendo identificado y vinculado al consumo de cigarrillos, que las grandes disparidades permanecen dentro de algunos grupos de fumadores a pesar de la reducción en las tasas de tabaquismo en todo los estados unidos en los últimos 50 años, y que el consumo del tabaco industrial ha iniciado de manera deliberada y sostenida a la epidemia del tabaco a través de publicidad engañosa. La información más reciente contenida en el informe del Cirujano General, los californianos deben actuar inmediatamente para ayudar a prevenir las enfermedades y las muertes futuras vinculadas con el tabaquismo, incluyendo los que resultan de la exposición al humo de segunda mano. Humo de segunda mano es lo que una persona exhala después de fumar un producto de tabaco como el cigarrillo, puro o pipa. Cualquier cantidad de exposi-ción no es seguro para nadie. Produce miles de productos químicos, cientos de los cuales son tóxicos y unos 70 que se sabe causan cáncer. El aire limpio es la necesidad humana básica para un resultado de mejor salud. En Caridades Católicas, Diócesis de San Diego, el humo libre para todo

Charles McPherson Trio among Notable Musicians for “Jazz Night San Diego” KSDS-FM’s (Jazz 88.3) first annual “Jazz Night San Diego” will feature dinner, drinks and live performances from celebrated musicians throughout the county, with tickets available to the Charles McPherson Trio concert at Casa Artelexia in Little Italy on Friday, May 16, 2014, 6-9 p.m. The fundraising event will include simultaneous performances from 15 celebrated musicians at nine locations around San Diego. The general public will be able to purchase tickets to the open event, featuring the musical stylings of jazz great Charles McPherson on saxophone, Bob Boss on guitar and Marshall Hawk-ins on bass – all amidst colorful Mexican folk art, murals and lanterns. (The eight remaining events will take place in private homes and are by invitation only.) McPherson has been a notable figure in the modern, mainstream jazz scene for more than 35 years. Over the course of his career, he’s toured internationally with his own group, and was recently

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featured at New York’s Lincoln Center showcasing his original compositions and arrangements. The musicians playing at the eight private events include guitarist Peter Sprague, vocalist Leonard Patton, saxophonist Tripp Sprague, pianist Mike Wofford and flutist Holly Hoffman, among many others. Jazz 88.3 FM will provide emcees for each private party, who will call the radio station during the event to talk about the music, food and happenings at the homes. Tickets for the performances are $100 each; all proceeds will benefit Jazz 88.3 FM, San Diego’s only nonprofit jazz station broadcasting 24/7, and the station’s numerous school and community programs that promote the presentation, preservation and education of jazz. “Jazz Night San Diego” will take place Friday, May 16, 2014, 6-9 p.m., with the open performance from the Charles McPherson Trio happening at Casa Artelexia in Little Italy, 2400 Kettner Blvd. #102.

San Diego proyecto (SFASD) se esfuerza para proveer a San Dieguinos que trabajan, residen o visitan los centros de salud y de atención residencial de la oportunidad de crecer en un ambiente sano. Aunque la reducción de la exposición al humo de segunda mano puede ser una tarea formidable, SFASD cree que cada paso hacia adelante puede producir resultados positivos con el tiempo. La transición al entorno sin humo envuelve la educación adecuada, la señalización adecuada para indicar las áreas para no fumadores, y los recursos para ayudar a los fumadores dejar de fumar. FASD tiene estos recursos a la mano, y está dispuesta a ofrecer asistencia gratuita de costos a las instalaciones que están interesados en la prohibición de fumar en sus instalaciones. Desde Julio 2013, SFASD ha estado trabajando para animar a los centros de salud y de atención residencial para hacer la transición para crear un ambiente libre de humo. Hasta la fecha, ha proporcionado SFASD 17 presentaciones educativas para la salud. Instalaciones de vida asistida, junto con ocho sesiones asistencia técnica que están diseñados para ayudar a las plantas y limitar la exposición al humo de segunda mano o para llegar a ser completamente libre de humo. Otras seis instalaciones adicionales han adoptado

políticas voluntarias que prohíben fumar en la totalidad de sus planteles, lo que representa un total de cerca de 300 camas. Instalaciones que permitan el consumo de tabaco tienen un mayor riesgo de sufrir incendios resultantes de fumar. Un ambiente libre de humo de tabaco protege a los residentes de las instalaciones, los empleados y a los visitantes, no solo de la amenaza de los incendios causados por cigarrillos y otros productos del tabaco, sino que también limita la contaminación del aire en interiores y al aire libre de humo de segunda mano y mantiene el entorno libre de basura de tabaco. Como principales agencias de la manera en la promoción de los nuevos sistemas y la enfermedad de recuperación, se alienta a las instalaciones de vida asistida de atención residencial de salud de San Diego para establecer que desafíe a hacer de California en estado más saludable para todas personas mediante la creación de más ambientes libres de humo para sus clientes y personal. Por favor póngase al contacto con SFASD al (619)287-9454 para hacer esta transformación positiva y una realidad para todos. This article was made possible by funds received from the California Department of Public Health, Tobacco Control Section under Section # 10-10204.


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Las ganadoras de la noche de talentos con la presidente del certamen.

100en1diaTijuana (con’t de página 2) a reir a través de la risoterapia, entre muchas a-cciones más. En esta tercera exposición de proyectos se percibe la riqueza y diversidad que existe entre las inquietudes de los tijuanenses por mejorar y cambiar la panorámica de nuestra ciudad fronteriza, los ciudadanos participantes se mostraron propositivos para regalar a Tijuana 100 acciones en un mismo día. Se encuentran a la fecha inscritas en este programa más de 50 intervenciones en las que participan personas de todas las edades, pero se pretende sobrepasar el proyecto original realizando más de 100 pro-yectos, por eso se le invita a sumarse a 100en1diaTijuana y participar en este gran festival de intervención urbana, a escuelas, asociaciones, clubes, colectivos, colonias y a cual-quier ciudadano que desee realizar un cambio en un área indeterminada. Para participar y formar parte de esta gran fuerza creadora y renovadora se requiere inscribir la inter-vención en la página web: 100en1diaTijuana.com. Adicionamos el contenido de notas complementarias tales como: El Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura presentó en el Teatro de la Casa de la Cultura Altamira el, pasado lunes 28 de abril a las 5:00 pm., con entrada libre, su Festival de Folclor Mexicano para celebrar el Día Internacional de la Danza, el programa artístico de este festival fue coordinado por el Maestro José Rafael

Guillard. En otras actividades vin-culadas con la cultura y las artes, la Casa de la Cultura Playas anuncia un programa a realizar la próxima semana. Martes 6, el Salón La Tasca presenta la conferencia “Kab-balah y el árbol de la vida” la cual es la enseñanza de la Kabbalah hebrea, que brinda sabiduría y herramientas prá-cticas para crear felicidad y satisfacción duradera; no como un estudio académico, sino como una forma diferente de ayudarnos a crear una vida nueva en torno a un mundo mejor; miércoles 7 y jueves 8, apoyo a los grupos indepen-dientes 9 y 5 respectivamente, actividad a realizarse en el Patio Andaluz, se trata de una convivencia semanal del Club de la Alegría, con danza, música, compartiendo expe-riencias y alegrías; además Música en una “Noche Bo-hemia” en el Salón Los Arcos, en donde disfrutará de vino y cerveza artesanal con $120 pesos de cooperación, los promotores de este evento son: Rosalía Guerrero y Fernando Quiroz. Para concluir con esta nota, el Certamen Belleza México Internacional 2014, el pasado lunes 28 de abril, realizó en el Jardín Secreto Río, la pre-sentación de 45 candidatas participantes de la República Mexicana a las diferentes coronas del certamen, dentro de sus cuatro categorías: Miss Teen BMI (14-17 años), Se-ñorita BMI (18-25 años), Señora (26-39 años) y Señora Clásica (40-55 años) respectivamente. Así lo informó en comunicado de prensa la organización de este magno festival de la belleza femenina, además hubo cocktail y cena. En el evento fueron entre-gadas las bandas de repre-sentación de cada una de las participantes y estuvo como invitado de honor el Lic. Arturo Gutiérrez, Presidente del Co-mité de Turismo y Conven-ciones de Tijuana

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PLAN DE LA AGENCIA DE VIVIENDAS PÚBLICAS Por medio del presente se notifica que los Miembros del Consejo Administrativo de la Autoridad de Viviendas del Condado de San Diego tendrán una audiencia pública el 18 de Junio del 2014, a las 9:00 a.m., en el Salón 310 del Centro Administrativo del Condado, que se encuentra en 1600 Pacific Highway, en San Diego, CA. Se escucharán testimonios públicos acerca de la propuesta de enmienda a la política de Admisión y Ocupación Continua de Viviendas Públicas. En o cerca del 25 de Abril del 2014 el plan modificado al que se hace referencia fue publicado por 45 días para revisión pública y un período de comentarios. La política de Admisión y Ocupación Continua de Viviendas Públicas son los documentos que utiliza la Autoridad de Viviendas para administrar los programas de viviendas públicas. Los documentos mencionados anteriormente se encontrarán disponibles para revisión pública en los siguientes lugares a partir del 25 de Abril del 2014: Depto. de Viviendas y Desarrollo de la Comunidad del Condado de San Diego 3989 Ruffin Rd. San Diego, CA 92123 Apartamentos Melrose Manor 1678 Melrose Ave., Apt.13 Chula Vista, CA 91911

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REQUESTING BIDS REQUESTING BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the “DISTRICT” will receive up to, but no later than 10:00 AM on Thursday May 29, 2014, sealed Bids, No. 1314-200, for the award of a contract for the Southwestern College Lattice Replacement Project. Bids shall be addressed to Priya Jerome, Director of Procurement, Central Services & Risk Management; Room 1651 located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910, and shall be opened on the date and at the time listed above. Bid documents will be available on Monday, May 5, 2014. Contractors interested in obtaining bid documents must contact Professional Reprographics at 241 w.35th Street, Suite A, National City CA. 91950 or (619) 272-5600. CD’s are available for a $10.00 fee. Documents may also be viewed and/or downloaded at no cost by visiting proreproplanroom.com . Please note that you will need to login under your company’s name and password in order to download the plans. If you do not have a company login and/or password, please register with the site first. If you have questions about registering, please contact Angel Leano at (619) 272-5600. Obtaining copies of the bid documents is the responsibility of the bidder and the costs are non-refundable. Bidders are also responsible for checking the website noted above for any addenda that may be posted. Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the contract documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders. The successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the District in the form set forth in the contract documents.1 The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contract, which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at Southwestern Community College. It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. This contract is subject to a labor compliance program, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1771.5 of the Labor Code. Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the California Business and Professions Code Section 7028.15 and Public Contract Code Section 3300, and shall be licensed in the following classification as required by the scope of work required in the above called out bid packages: A, B or C-5 license. Any bidder not licensed at the time of the bid opening will be rejected as non-responsive. Contractors shall have been in business under the same name and California contractor’s license for a minimum of three (3) continuous years prior to bid opening. A MANDATORY bidder’s conference will be held at Southwestern College; all interested bidders are required to meet at building 550 on May 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site. Please email any questions to rdepew@swccd.edu Contractors shall reference Bid No. 1314-200 Lattice Replacement Project in the email subject line. The final day for questions shall be Wednesday, May 21, 2014, no later than 1:00 PM. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Dated this: May 02, 2014 Secretary to the Governing Board Melinda Nish, Ed. D. Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California 1 A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving expenditures in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the District.

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OBTAINING BID PACKAGE: This Bid Package Must Be Purchased Together with the Bid Package for the Santa Fe Drive North Sidewalk Project. Contractors wishing to bid must bid for both this project and the Santa Fe Drive North Sidewalk project. The lowest responsible and responsive bidder for the sum of the bids for the two projects will be awarded both. Bidders wishing to bid this project must put together one complete bid package for it and a second complete bid package for the Santa Fe Drive North Sidewalk project. The required forms must be filled out for each project and each project must be separately (ie, separate bid bonds, separate forms) provided in its entirety in its own envelope to the City on the date and time stated above. Questions about the project should be emailed to the project manager at SKellar@EncinitasCA.gov. Questions pertaining to obtaining a bid package should be directed to the phone number given above. LICENSE: In order to bid this project, the Contractor must have at the time of contract award through project acceptance a valid State of California Class A license in good standing. The Contractor is responsible to ensure that all proper licenses are maintained. No bid will be awarded to a contractor who is not licensed in accordance with these requirements or the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. City shall have the right to request, and Bidder shall provide within 5 calendar days, evidence satisfactory to City of all valid license(s) currently held by that Bidder and Bidder’s Subcontractors required by these Contract Documents. BOND AND BID SECURITY: Bid Security shall accompany the bid in the form of a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond for ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount. Additional information on bid security requirements can be found in the project Specifications included with the Bid Package. All bonds shall be issued by an admitted carrier qualified to do business in California. WAGE RATES: This is a prevailing wage project and prevailing wage rates for this locality and project as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations apply, pursuant to labor code section 1770, et. Seq. A schedule of prevailing wage rates may be found on the internet at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/dlsepublicworks.html. A copy of the prevailing wage rates shall be posted on the job site by the Contractor. A schedule of prevailing wage rates is available for review at the City’s offices. Questions pertaining to State predetermined wage rates should be directed to the State department of Industrial Relations website at www.dir.gov. The successful bidder shall be required to pay at least the wage rates set forth in that schedule. The prime contractor shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable provisions of the Labor Code including, but not limited to, Section 1777.5. RIGHT TO REJECT ALL BIDS: The City requires responsible and responsive bidders. All Bids shall remain valid for a period of 90 calendar days from the date of bid opening. The City reserves the right to reject all bids at its sole discretion and to waive any immaterial irregularities or informalities in the bids received. Withdrawal of bids shall not be permitted for a period of 90 calendar days after the bid opening. See INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIDDERS in the Specifications for additional bid information and requirements. City of Encinitas BY: Glenn Pruim, P.E. DATE: April 11, 2014 Director of Engineering/Public Works Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 La Prensa San Diego

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS Correction Made: 4/25/14 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the “DISTRICT” will receive up to, but no later than 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, sealed Bids, No. 1314-198, for the award of a contract for the Southwestern College Lighting Efficiency T8 and LED Replacement Project. Bids shall be addressed to Priya Jerome, Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management Building 1651, located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910, and shall be opened on the date and at the time listed above. Bid documents will be available on Monday, April 28, 2014 after 12:00 noon. Contractors interested in obtaining bid documents must contact Professional Reprographics located at 241 w.35th Street, Suite A, National City CA. 91950 or by calling (619) 272-5600. CD’s are available for a $10.00 fee. Documents may also be viewed and/or downloaded at no cost by visiting www.proreproplanroom.com/public Please note that you will need to login under your company’s name and password in order to download the plans. If you do not have a company login and/or password, please register with the site first. If you have questions about registering, please contact Angel Leano at (619) 272-5600. Obtaining copies of the bid documents is the responsibility of the bidder and the costs are non-refundable. Bidders are also responsible for checking the website noted above for any addenda which may be posted. Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the contract documents, the non-collusion declaration, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders. The successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the District in the form set forth in the contract documents.1 The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contract, which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which, are on file and, will be made available to any interested party upon request at Southwestern Community College. It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. This contract is subject to a labor compliance program, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1771.5 of the Labor Code. Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the California Business and Professions Code Section 7028.15 and Public Contract Code Section 3300, and shall be licensed in the following classification as required by the scope of work required in the above called out bid packages: A, B, or C10, Any bidder not licensed at the time of the bid opening will be rejected as non-responsive. Contractors shall have been in business under the same name and California contractor’s license for a minimum of three (3) continuous years prior to bid opening. A MANDATORY bidder’s conference will be held at Southwestern College, All interested bidders are required to meet at on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM in front of Building 1651 for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site. Please email any questions to John R. Brown; jbrown@swccd.edu Contractors shall reference Bid No. 1314198 in the email subject line. The final day for questions shall be Monday, May 5, 2014, no later than 3:00 PM. No bidder may withdrawtheir bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Dated this: April 24, 2014 Secretary to the Governing Board Melinda Nish, Ed. D. Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving expenditures in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the District. 1

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PUBLIC NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Encinitas (City) invites sealed bids for: Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding, District 17, Project Number CS07B SDGE Project 156725-10 RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of Encinitas at the address given below. Bids will be received until May 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., at which time the bid packages will be publicly opened and read. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to: Kathy Hollywood, City Clerk City of Encinitas 505 S. Vulcan Avenue Encinitas, CA 92024 On the outside of the envelope shall be stated: “Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding, District 17 Sealed Bid: DO NOT OPEN UNTIL May 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.” WORK TO BE DONE: The Work will consist of the Items generally listed below and other related appurtenant work required in accordance with the Contract Documents: Work includes: The work includes furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and services for the construction of the Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding Project, District 17. The work includes but is not limited to traffic control, excavation, installation of conduit with pull rope, installation of concrete pads, trench backfill, landscape and hardscape replacement, and trench resurfacing. The Work shall be completed within 45 Working Days. At least 50% of the contract work is to be performed by the prime contractor. ENGINEER’S COST ESTIMATE: The Engineer’s Estimate is: $1,000,000.00 The contract for this project will be awarded upon the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. OBTAINING BID PACKAGE: This bid package may be obtained after April 11, 2014, at the Engineering Department front service counter at 505 South Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024, at a non-refundable cost of $55.00 per set. Prospective Bidders may call (760) 633-2839 with any questions about obtaining a bid package. The City is closed alternate Fridays. Bid packages can be mailed at an additional cost. Please contact the City at 760-633-2770 to request a mailed bid package. In compliance with California Contract Code, Section 20103.7, electronic copies will be made available to a contractor plan room service upon request. The City makes no representation regarding the accuracy of Contract Documents received from third party plan rooms and recommends that any contractor interested in bidding the project obtain a bid package from the City.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Encinitas (City) invites sealed bids for: Santa Fe Drive North Sidewalk Improvements, an HSIP Project, Project Number CS07B Drawing 0098 -SI RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of Encinitas at the address given below. Bids will be received until May 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., at which time the bid packages will be publicly opened and read. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to: Kathy Hollywood, City Clerk City of Encinitas 505 S. Vulcan Avenue Encinitas, CA 92024 On the outside of the envelope shall be stated: “Santa Fe Drive North Sidewalk Improvements, An HSIP Project Sealed Bid: DO NOT OPEN UNTIL May 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.” WORK TO BE DONE: The Work will consist of the Items generally listed below and other related appurtenant work required in accordance with the Contract Documents: Work includes: Demolition of existing improvements and construction of curb, gutter, sidewalk, concrete driveways, pedestrian ramps, storm drain, and installation of traffic signals and streetlights, pavement overlay, and street striping. The Work shall be completed within 45 Working Days. Because this is a Federal project, at least 30% of the contract work is to be performed by the prime contractor. However, the more stringent Greenbook provision of 50% of the contract work to be performed with Contractor’s own organization, shall apply. ENGINEER’S COST ESTIMATE: The Engineer’s Estimate is: $550,339.00 The contract for this project will be awarded upon the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. OBTAINING BID PACKAGE: Bid Packages may be obtained after April 11, 2014, at the Engineering Department front service counter at 505 South Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024, at a non refundable cost of $50.00 per set. Prospective Bidders may call (760) 633-2839 with any questions about obtaining a bid package. The City is closed alternate Fridays. Bid packages can be mailed at an additional cost. Please contact the City at 760-633-2770 to request a mailed bid package. In compliance with California Contract Code, Section 20103.7, electronic copies will be made available to contractor plan room service upon request. The City makes no representation regarding the accuracy of Contract Documents received from third party plan rooms and recommends that any contractor interested in bidding the project obtain a bid package from the City. OBTAINING BID PACKAGE:This Bid Package Must Be Purchased Together with the Bid Package for the Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding Project. Contractors wishing to bid must bid for both this project and the Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding Project. The lowest responsible and responsive bidder for the sum of the bids for the two projects will be awarded both. Bidders wishing to bid this project must put together one complete bid package for it and a second complete bid package for the Santa Fe Drive Undergrounding. The required forms must be filled out for each project and each project must be separately (ie, separate bid bonds, separate forms) provided in its entirety in its own envelope to the City on the date and time stated above. Questions about the project should be emailed to the project manager at SKellar@EncinitasCA.gov. Questions pertaining to obtaining a bid package should be directed to the phone number given above. LICENSE: In order to bid this project, the Contractor must have at the time of contract award through project acceptance a valid State of California Class A license in good standing. The Contractor is responsible to ensure that all proper licenses are maintained. No bid will be awarded to a contractor who is not licensed in accordance with these requirements or the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. City shall have the right to request, and Bidder shall provide within 5 calendar days, evidence satisfactory to City of all valid license(s) currently held by that Bidder and Bidder’s Subcontractors required by these Contract Documents. BOND AND BID SECURITY: Bid Security shall accompany the bid in the form of a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond for ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount. Additional information on bid security requirements can be found in the project Specifications included with the Bid Package. All bonds shall be issued by an admitted carrier qualified to do business in California. WAGE RATES: This is a prevailing wage project and prevailing wage rates for this locality and project as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations apply, pursuant to labor code section 1770, et. Seq. A schedule of prevailing wage rates may be found on the internet at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/dlsepublicworks.html. Wage rates shall conform to the Davis-Bacon Act. Contractors shall pay the higher of either the minimum federal wage rates or State prevailing wage rates. Federal minimum wage rates applicable to this project have been determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the Reference Documents as a General Wage Decision. In accordance with the provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 276 to a-7) as amended (29 CFR, Part 5), the Contractor shall be required to pay wages to laborers and mechanics at a rate not less than the wage rate determinations of the Secretary of Labor. The Contractor is referred to the website http://www.wdol.gov/ dba.aspx for Federal wage rates. Revisions to the applicable Federal wage rates, up to 10 days before bid opening, will be identified by the issuance of an addendum with the corresponding internet address where the updates can be found. The final contract documents signed by the local agency and the contractor will physically include the Federal wage rates that apply. A copy of the prevailing wage rates shall be posted on the job site by the Contractor. A schedule of prevailing wage rates is available for review at the City’s offices. Questions pertaining to State predetermined wage rates should be directed to the State department of Industrial Relations website at www.dir.gov. The successful bidder shall be required to pay at least the wage rates set forth in that schedule. The prime contractor shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable provisions of the Labor Code including, but not limited to, Section 1777.5. FEDERAL PROJECT (DBE REQUIREMENTS): This project is financed with Federal funds. Contractor’s ability and/or good faith effort to meet the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for this project will be considered in determining the responsiveness of the bidders. The DBE goal for this project is 5.67%. RIGHT TO REJECT ALL BIDS: The City requires responsible and responsive bidders. All Bids shall remain valid for a period of 90 calendar days from the date of bid opening. The City reserves the right to reject all bids at its sole discretion and to waive any immaterial irregularities or informalities in the bids received. Withdrawal of bids shall not be permitted for a period of 90 calendar days after the bid opening. See INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIDDERS in the Specifications for additional bid information and requirements. City of Encinitas BY: Glenn Pruim, P.E. DATE: April 11, 2014 Director of Engineering/Public Works Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 La Prensa San Diego

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CITY OF ENCINITAS PUBLIC NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Encinitas, California, is inviting sealed bids for construction of an Engineering & Public Works Project titled “Manchester Avenue Culvert Repairs.” State of California Class “A” General Engineering Contractors may bid on this project. Bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk until 2:00 p.m., May 22, 2014 at which time they will be opened and read aloud by the City Clerk. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to: Kathy Hollywood, City Clerk, City of Encinitas, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024. The outside of the envelope shall state: “MANCHESTER AVENUE CULVERT REPAIRS BID, DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 2:00 PM, MAY 22, 2014.” Project Description: Work shall be done in accordance with these contract documents including Drawing No.0048-DI entitled “Manchester Avenue Culvert Repairs”. The work consists of: Repairs to the existing culvert, including construction of cutoff walls, extension of 24" RCP, slope backfill and hydroseed, guardrail extension, and minor roadway improvements at the culvert crossing on Manchester Avenue, 450’ east of El Camino Real. Engineer’s Estimate: $60,000 Contact: Christy Villa, P.E. - Phone: 760-633-2862, Email: cvilla@encinitasca.gov Direction to Bidders: Copies of the bid package will be available at the Engineering Services counter, City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024 for $50.00 each. Additional bid packages will cost $50.00 each. CDs containing PDF files of the construction drawings and contract specifications will be available at the Engineering Services counter, for $5 each. For further information, contact Engineering Services Department at (760) 633-2770. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes upon the blank forms furnished by the CITY in the bid documents. Each bid shall be accompanied by security in a form and amount as required by law. The CITY requires the awarded contractor to obtain Payment and Contract Performance bonds, issued by an admitted carrier, qualified to do business in California. See information for Bidders and all other contract documents for bidding procedure and other requirements of the bid. This project is financed with federal funds. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), and other small businesses are strongly encouraged to participate in the performance of work financed with federal funds. The bidder shall ensure that DBEs and other small businesses have the opportunity to participate in the performance of the work that is the subject of this solicitation and should take all necessary and reasonable steps for this assurance. It is the bidder’s responsibility to be fully informed regarding the requirements of 49CFR, Part 26 and the State of California Department of Transportation’s Race Conscious DBE program developed pursuant to the regulations and Chapter 9 of the Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual “Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises”. The City has defined a project-specific DBE goal of 7.46% for this project. All contractors bidding on this project must make a good faith effort to meet this DBE goal. Only State of California Class “A” General Engineering Contractors may bid on this project. Each bidder shall be licensed as a Contractor in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9 of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code at the time of submitting his bid. The signature in the Bid Proposal shall clearly show the bidder’s valid State of California Contracting License number and proper license class to perform the work under the contract. This is a federally funded Permanent Restoration Project and is subject to the Federal Davis-Bacon Act. Prevailing wage rates for this locality and project are dependent on the higher of the wage rates, determined by either: the Federal Secretary of Labor or the State Director of Industrial Relations. The City reserves the right, after opening bids, to reject any or all bids, or to make award to the lowest responsible bidder and reject all other bids, to waive any informality in the bidding and to accept any bid or portion thereof. Glenn Pruim, PE Director of Engineering & Public Works Published: April 25, May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

McMillin, Millenia Phase 1, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) NOTICE INVITING BIDS Proposals are requested for “BRT Guideway Roadway Improvements”, located in the City of Chula Vista. Sealed bids will be received at McMillin Real Estate Services, L.P (PROJECT MANAGER) offices, at 2750 Womble Road, Suite 200, San Diego, California, 92106, until 10:00 a.m., on May 27, 2014. The work consists in general of: Demo, Grading, Drainage, Dry Utilities, Concrete, Paving, Signage, Striping, Landscape, Irrigation & Specialty Items. Bids arriving later than 10:00 a.m. on the date listed above, or at a different location, will not be considered. Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope and shall bear the title of “MILLENIA BRT GUIDEWAY”. Bids will be publicly opened and read by PROJECT MANAGER, at the address and time stated above. The entire bid package must be included as your bid. Be sure to execute all documents within the bid package. All contract work except the requirement to maintain the landscaped areas for the plant establishment period as herein specified shall be completed in place and ready for initial acceptance before the expiration of FIFTY (50) working days or less from the start date specified in the Notice To Proceed. The plans and bid documents for this project are available only at the offices of McMillin Real Estate Services, L.P (PROJECT MANAGER), at 2750 Womble Road, Suite 200, San Diego, California, 92106, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Bidders shall contact PROJECT MANAGER 24 hours prior to pick up of bid packages at (619) 794-1215. Bids, accompanied by a bid bond payable to SLF IV/ McMillin, Millenia JV, LLC in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid, must be in the hands of McMillin Real Estate Services, L.P, at 2750 Womble Road, Suite 200, San Diego, California, 92106 , prior to the hour advertised for the opening of bids. All bids will be opened at the noticed hour. McMillin Real Estate Services, L.P reserves the right to reject any or all bids. THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS: Under California Labor Code section 1770 et seq., copies of the determination of the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for each craft, classification and type of workman needed to execute the work are on file in and available to any interested person on request at the Department of Public Works, or on the Internet at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr/PWD/index.htm, and are incorporated herein. (Labor Code 1773.2.) Prevailing wage determinations must also be posted at each job site. Published: May 2, 9, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) RFP#PM-14-09 Pest Control Services SDHC is soliciting proposals from businesses to provide Pest Control Services at Commissioned-owned and managed properties. Interested and qualified firms, including Section 3, Small, Disabled-Veteran, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women-Owned businesses are invited to submit a proposal. The solicitation packets with complete instructions are available for download at www.demandstar.com. If you do not have a user name or password for the Onvia DemandStar website, please register at www.demandstar.com/register.rsp. This is a free service. Proposals marked “Pest Control Services (PM-14-09) RFP Documents — Do Not Open” will be received on or before Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2 pm (PST). Three (3) additional copies of the proposal and a completed electronic file containing the proposal on CD-R must be submitted with the original proposal packet to the address below. Late proposals will not be accepted. San Diego Housing Commission 1122 Broadway, Suite 300 San Diego, California 92101 Contact: Anthony Griffin (619-578-7517) Email: anthonyg@sdhc.org Published: May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

REQUESTING BIDS REQUESTING BIDS The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for DE LUZ ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT; ORACLE PROJECT NO.: 1018785 (BID No. 6412) Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, 5560 Overland Avenue, Suite 270, San Diego, California, 92123-1294, until 2:00 p.m. on May 22, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents including Plans, Specifications and Bid Forms are available for download at the County Buynet site: http:// buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov. You must be registered at the site in order to download documents. The Contractor shall possess, at the time of submitting the bid, a California contractor’s license, Classification A, General Engineering Contractor. The cost of construction is estimated to be from $1,050,000 to $1,100,000. Bid security of no less than 10% required at time of bid. Successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation of 19% is required. For complete bid information, go to County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov. For questions, please contact PCO, Kurt Johnson at kurt.johnson@sdcounty.ca.gov. Published: April 25, May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT NOTICE TO LED TROFFER VENDORS CALLING FOR BIDS BID No. 1314-199 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the “DISTRICT” will receive up to, but no later than 10:00 AM on Friday, May 16, 2014, sealed Bids, No. 1314-199, for the purchase of LED Troffers. Troffers must be on the DESIGNLIGHTS Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List. The Bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope/package addressed to Janet Polite, District Buyer, Building 1651, located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910, and shall be opened on the date and at the time stated above. Bidders are responsible for ensuring that the Envelope/Package is clearly marked with the bid name and number and that the bid is received by the District prior to the date and time specified and at the place specified. Bid documents will be available on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Vendors interested in obtaining bid documents must contact Janet Polite by emailing jpolite@swccd.edu or calling 619-482-6321. Documents may also be viewed and/or downloaded by visiting www.swccd.edu the Procurement, Central Services & Risk Management page under Business and Financial Affairs which is located under Faculty and Staff. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. All Requests for information and clarification may be directed to Janet Polite by emailing jpolite@swccd.edu or calling 619-482-6321 on or before 10.00 a.m., May 8, 2014. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Dated this: April 25, 2014 Secretary to the Governing Board Melinda Nish, Ed. D. Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California Published: April 25, May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/PROPOSALS (RFQ/P) NO. SV-15-0040-08 FOR FUNDING, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND/OR OPERATION OF SWIMMING POOLS AT VARIOUS SITES WITHIN SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the San Diego Unified School District of San Diego County, California (District) is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms and individuals desiring to provide funding, construction, maintenance, and/or operation of swimming pools at various sites within the District as part of the Proposition Z (Prop. Z) General Obligation bond measure and the District’s Vision 2020 plan. The bond measure includes a provision to develop and/or improve education, recreation and/ or community resource facilities for joint-use to support students and neighborhood facilities. All services requested will be under the direction of the Facilities Planning and Construction Department. The District intends to award a contract(s) to the firm(s) and/or individual(s) that are most qualified and responsive to this request. The District currently has over 132,700 students attending classes at 226 sites comprised of K-12 District and Charter schools, making it the second largest school district in California and one of the largest urban school districts in the United States. Participation of small emerging business enterprises (EBEs) including minority, women, and disabled veteran-owned business enterprises is encouraged. The District also seeks to promote employment and business opportunities for local residents and firms on all contracts as such opportunities may occur and to the extent legally possible. The RFQ/P package is available via e-mail or fax. To request a package, please e-mail your request, including your name, address, telephone and fax information to Joanne Pilgrim at jpilgrim@sandi.net. Contact telephone number is (858) 522-5840. The RFQ/P is also available on the District’s website at www.sandi.net/page/2080 or DemandStar at www.demandstar.com. Responses to the RFQ/P must be submitted at or before 3:00 p.m. on May 29, 2014. A Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference for all interested Proposers is scheduled on May 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Physical Plant and Operations Center, 4860 Ruffner Street, Training Room “A,” San Diego, California 92111. Responses submitted after the above stated date and time will not be accepted. The Board of Education for the San Diego Unified School District reserves the right to reject any and all submissions and to waive any irregularities. By: Arthur S. Hanby, Jr. Strategic Sourcing & Contracts Officer Published: May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

CHANGE OF NAME

CHANGE OF NAME

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00009187-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: ARACELI MENDOZA PEREZ on behalf of minor ESTEFANI ORTIZ MENDOZA filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: ESTEFANI ORTIZ MENDOZA to ESTEFANI ORTIZ-MENDOZA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: MAY 27, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: 26. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 325 S Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081 North County Division A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 01, 2014 K. MICHAEL KIRKMAN Judge of the Superior Court Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00008883-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: MARIA DE LOS ANGELES SOLIS BEDOLLA filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: MARIA DE LOS ANGELES SOLIS BEDOLLA to MARIA DE LOS ANGELES BEDOLLA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: MAY 16, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: C-46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: MAY 28, 2014 DAVID J. DANIELSEN Judge of the Superior Court Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

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CHANGE OF NAME

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

OF MALACHI JOHNSON filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: MALACHI RHEA JOHNSON to MALACHI RHEA JOHNSON RICE THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: MAY 30, 2014. Time: 9:30 a.m. Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 16, 2014 DAVID J. DANIELSEN Judge of the Superior Court Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00010193-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: ALBERTO NETZAHUALCOYOTL LOMBARDO filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: ALBERTO NETZAHUALCOYOTL LOMBARDO to ALBERTO JEAN LOMBARDO THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: MAY 23, 2014. Time: 9:30 a.m. Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Date: APR 08, 2014 FOR CHANGE OF NAME DAVID J. DANIELSEN CASE NUMBER: Judge of the Superior Court 37-2014-00011581-CU-PT-CTL Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 2014 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: JANINA OLYENKA SERRANO La Prensa San Diego DE LA O filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE JANINA OLYENKA SERRANO DE LA O FOR CHANGE OF NAME to JENNY SERRANO CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00011026-CU-PT-CTL THE COURT ORDERS that all persons TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: interested in this matter shall appear bePetitioner: KEVIN KE NGO filed a petition fore this court at the hearing indicated with this court for a decree changing below to show cause, if any, why the penames as follows: tition for change of name should not be KEVIN KE NGO to KEVIN XAVIER KE granted. Any person objecting to the THE COURT ORDERS that all persons name changes described above interested in this matter shall appear be- must file a written objection that infore this court at the hearing indicated cludes the reasons for the objection at below to show cause, if any, why the pe- least two court days before the matter is tition for change of name should not be scheduled to be heard and must appear granted. Any person objecting to the at the hearing to show cause why the name changes described above petition should not be granted. If no writmust file a written objection that in- ten objection is timely filed, the court cludes the reasons for the objection at may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear Date: MAY 30, 2014. Time: 9:30 a.m. at the hearing to show cause why the Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Supetition should not be granted. If no writ- perior Court of California, County of San ten objection is timely filed, the court Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, may grant the petition without a hearing. CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause NOTICE OF HEARING Date: JUNE 6, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: shall be published at least once each 46. The address of the court is Superior week for four successive weeks prior to Court of California, County of San Diego, the date set for hearing on the petition in 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, shall be published at least once each Chula Vista, CA 91910 week for four successive weeks prior to Date: APR 16, 2014 the date set for hearing on the petition in DAVID J. DANIELSEN the following newspaper of general cir- Judge of the Superior Court culation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 La Prensa San Diego Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 11, 2014 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE DAVID J. DANIELSEN FOR CHANGE OF NAME Judge of the Superior Court CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00004006-CU-PT-CTL Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: La Prensa San Diego Petitioner: HAWO SUFI MAALIN filed a petition with this court for a decree changORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ing names as follows: FOR CHANGE OF NAME HAWO SUFI MAALIN to ADAR JAMA CASE NUMBER: MAALIN-MOHAMED 37-2014-00011032-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: THE COURT ORDERS that all persons Petitioner: HA KIM PHAM NGUYEN filed interested in this matter shall appear bea petition with this court for a decree fore this court at the hearing indicated changing names as follows: below to show cause, if any, why the peHA KIM PHAM NGUYEN to HA KIM tition for change of name should not be NGUYEN granted. Any person objecting to the THE COURT ORDERS that all persons name changes described above interested in this matter shall appear be- must file a written objection that infore this court at the hearing indicated cludes the reasons for the objection at below to show cause, if any, why the pe- least two court days before the matter is tition for change of name should not be scheduled to be heard and must appear granted. Any person objecting to the at the hearing to show cause why the name changes described above petition should not be granted. If no writmust file a written objection that in- ten objection is timely filed, the court cludes the reasons for the objection at may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear Date: MAY 30, 2014. Time: 9:30 a.m. Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Suat the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no writ- perior Court of California, County of San ten objection is timely filed, the court Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, may grant the petition without a hearing. CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause NOTICE OF HEARING Date: JUNE 6, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: shall be published at least once each 46. The address of the court is Superior week for four successive weeks prior to Court of California, County of San Diego, the date set for hearing on the petition in 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, shall be published at least once each Chula Vista, CA 91910 week for four successive weeks prior to Date: APR 11, 2014 the date set for hearing on the petition in LISA SCHALL the following newspaper of general cir- Judge of the Superior Court culation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 La Prensa San Diego Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 11, 2014 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE DAVID J. DANIELSEN FOR CHANGE OF NAME Judge of the Superior Court CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00012177-CU-PT-CTL Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: La Prensa San Diego Petitioner: JOAQUIN JULIO ALBERTO PEREZ AND ISABEL ROMANA DE SIO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ON BEHALF OF A MINOR JOAQUIN FOR CHANGE OF NAME MARTIN RODRIGO PEREZ filed a petiCASE NUMBER: tion with this court for a decree chang37-2014-00011038-CU-PT-CTL ing names as follows: TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: VAN PHUC NGUYEN AND JOAQUIN MARTIN RODRIGO PEREZ LOAN THI MY TRAN ON BEHALF OF to JOAQUIN MARTIN RODRIGO PEREZMINORS HANG NGOC MY NGUYEN DE SIO and LONG PHI NGUYEN filed a petition THE COURT ORDERS that all persons with this court for a decree changing interested in this matter shall appear benames as follows: fore this court at the hearing indicated A. HANG NGOC MY NGUYEN to KRISTY below to show cause, if any, why the peMY NGUYEN tition for change of name should not be b. LONG PHI NGUYEN to JASON THAI granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above NGUYEN must file a written objection that inTHE COURT ORDERS that all persons cludes the reasons for the objection at interested in this matter shall appear be- least two court days before the matter is fore this court at the hearing indicated scheduled to be heard and must appear below to show cause, if any, why the pe- at the hearing to show cause why the tition for change of name should not be petition should not be granted. If no writgranted. Any person objecting to the ten objection is timely filed, the court name changes described above may grant the petition without a hearing. must file a written objection that inNOTICE OF HEARING cludes the reasons for the objection at Date: JUN 13, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. least two court days before the matter is Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Suscheduled to be heard and must appear perior Court of California, County of San at the hearing to show cause why the Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, petition should not be granted. If no writ- CA 92101 ten objection is timely filed, the court A Copy of this Order to Show Cause may grant the petition without a hearing. shall be published at least once each NOTICE OF HEARING week for four successive weeks prior to Date: JUNE 6, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: the date set for hearing on the petition in 46. The address of the court is Superior the following newspaper of general cirCourt of California, County of San Diego, culation printed in this county La Prensa 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, 92101 Chula Vista, CA 91910 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each Date: APR 21, 2014 week for four successive weeks prior to DAVID J. DANIELSEN the date set for hearing on the petition in Judge of the Superior Court the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 2014 San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, La Prensa San Diego Chula Vista, CA 91910 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Date: APR 11, 2014 FOR CHANGE OF NAME DAVID J. DANIELSEN CASE NUMBER: Judge of the Superior Court 37-2014-00012356-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2014 Petitioner: SILVIA MARCELENO La Prensa San Diego CHAIREZ AND MARIO A. CHAIREZ ON BEHALF OF A MINOR MARIO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ALBERTO MARCELENO CHAIREZ JR. FOR CHANGE OF NAME filed a petition with this court for a decree CASE NUMBER: changing names as follows: 37-2014-00011512-CU-PT-CTL MARIO ALBERTO MARCELENO TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: CHAIREZ JR. to MARIO ALBERTO Petitioner: ASHLEY RICE ON BEHALF

CHANGE OF NAME CHAIREZ JR. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: JUN 06, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: C-46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 22, 2014 DAVID J. DANIELSEN Judge of the Superior Court Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00013063-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: MARLIN THALIA OVIEDO filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: MARLIN THALIA OVIEDO to MARLIN THALIA BAUTISTA AMEZCUA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: JUNE 13, 2014. Time: 9:30 a.m. Dept.: 46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 28, 2014 DAVID J. DANIELSEN Judge of the Superior Court Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

CASE NUMBER: 37-2014-00013094-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: CATALINA ELIZABETH ROMERO filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: CATALINA ELIZABETH ROMERO to CATALINA ELIZABETH CONTRERAS THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: MAY 30, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: C-46. The address of the court is Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A Copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county La Prensa San Diego, 651 Third Avenue, Suite C, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Date: APR 28, 2014 DAVID J. DANIELSEN Judge of the Superior Court Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: D CARS LOCATED AT 1429 Nolan Ave, Chula Vista, San Diego, CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: D Cars, Inc., 1429 Nolan Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911 This Business is Conducted By: A Corporation. The First Day of Business Was: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Juan M. Delgadillo Poncedeleon, President This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County MAR 27, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-008838 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: LOVE AND FORTUNE located at 297 K St, Chula Vista, San Diego, CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Martha A. Vega, 297 K St, Chula Vista, CA 91911 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: 12/01/2002. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Martha A. Vega This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 02, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-009438 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: BELLI CAPELLI HAIR SALON located at 624 Broadway, Space A & B, Chula Vista, CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Martha A. Vega, 624 Broadway, Space A & B, Chula Vista, CA 91911 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Martha A. Vega This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 02, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-009433 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: PNL MEAT CENTER located at 1148 Sundown Ln, Chula Vista, CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Dong Geol Lee, 1148 Sundown Ln, Chula Vista, CA 91911 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Dong Geol Lee, President This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 02, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-009326 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

Fictitious Business Name: CHULA VISTA BICYCLES located at 895 Palomar St, Ste E, Chula Vista,CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Cano Trading Corp, 741 3rd St, Imperial Beach, CA 91932 This Business is Conducted By: A Corporation. The First Day of Business Was: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Francisco Cano, President FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Statement Was Filed With Ernest NAME STATEMENT J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk Fictitious Business Name: ARIANAS of San Diego County APR 04, 2014. CLEANING located at 3530 Arey Dr, Apt Assigned File No: 2014-009709 12, San Diego, CA, County of San Diego, Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 92154 La Prensa San Diego This Business Is Registered by the Following: Maria Duran, 3530 Arey Dr, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Apt 12, San Diego, CA 92154 NAME STATEMENT This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: Fictitious Business Name: A. GLOBAL N/A. GREEN CLEAN B. GLOBAL GREEN I declare that all information in this state- CLEANING SERVICE C. GREEN GLOBE ment is true and correct. (A registrant who CLEANING SERVICE located at 2714 declares as true any material matter pur- Ariane Drive #15, San Diego, CA, County suant to section 17913 of the Business of San Diego 92117 and Professions code that the registrant This Business Is Registered by the knows to be false is guilty of a misde- Following: Deborah Margaret Forrest, meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- 2714 Ariane Drive #15, San Diego, CA ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) 92117 Registrant Name: Maria Duran, Owner This Business is Conducted By: An InThis Statement Was Filed With Ernest dividual. The First Day of Business Was: J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk N/A. of San Diego County MAR 25, 2014. I declare that all information in this stateAssigned File No: 2014-008431 ment is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter purPublished: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 suant to section 17913 of the Business La Prensa San Diego and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeFICTITIOUS BUSINESS meanor punishable by a fine not to exNAME STATEMENT ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Fictitious Business Name: TODO PARA Registrant Name: Deborah Margaret EVENTOS GLORIA located at 111 Forrest. Whitney St, Chula Vista, CA, County of This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk San Diego 91910 This Business Is Registered by the of San Diego County MAR 14, 2014. Following: Gloria Zaragoza, 111 Whitney Assigned File No: 2014-007382 St, Chula Vista, CA 91910 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 This Business is Conducted By: An In- La Prensa San Diego dividual. The First Day of Business Was: 04/01/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS I declare that all information in this stateNAME STATEMENT ment is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pur- Fictitious Business Name: BB PEREZ suant to section 17913 of the Business CLEANING SERVICE INC located at and Professions code that the registrant 2895 Colgate Drive, Oceanside, CA, knows to be false is guilty of a misde- County of San Diego 92056 meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- This Business Is Registered by the ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Following: BB Perez Celaning Service Registrant Name: Gloria Zaragoza Inc, 2895 Colgate Drive, Oceanside, CA This Statement Was Filed With Ernest 92056 J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk This Business is Conducted By: A Corof San Diego County APR 01, 2014. poration. The First Day of Business Was: Assigned File No: 2014-009233 10/01/2006 I declare that all information in this statePublished: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 ment is true and correct. (A registrant who La Prensa San Diego

This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Roberto Carlin This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 16, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Assigned File No: 2014-010751 NAME STATEMENT Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 Fictitious Business Name: TOWERS AUTO La Prensa San Diego GLASS located at 4 Moss St, Chula Vista, CA, County of San Diego 91911 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Business Is Registered by the NAME STATEMENT Following: Adriana Clayborne, 4 Moss Fictitious Business Name: ARTURO MOSt, Chula Vista, CA 91911 This Business is Conducted By: An In- RALES COUNSELING located at 2945 dividual. The First Day of Business Was: Village Pine Dr., Unit E., San Ysidro CA, County of San Diego, 92173. N/A I declare that all information in this state- This Business Is Registered by the ment is true and correct. (A registrant who Following: Arturo Morales, 2945 Village declares as true any material matter pur- Pine Dr., Unit E., San Ysidro, CA 92173 suant to section 17913 of the Business This Business is Conducted By: An Inand Professions code that the registrant dividual. The First Day of Business Was: knows to be false is guilty of a misde- 04/11/2014 meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) declares as true any material matter purRegistrant Name: Adriana Clayborne This Statement Was Filed With Ernest suant to section 17913 of the Business J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeof San Diego County APR 01, 2014. meanor punishable by a fine not to exAssigned File No: 2014-009170 ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 Registrant Name: Arturo Morales La Prensa San Diego This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk FICTITIOUS BUSINESS of San Diego County APR 17, 2014. NAME STATEMENT Assigned File No: 2014-010906 Fictitious Business Name: GOODLAND Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 LANDSCAPE located at 4324 Country La Prensa San Diego Trails, Bonita, CA, County of San Diego, 91902 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Business Is Registered by the NAME STATEMENT Following: 1. Arcelia Lyssette Garcia Bertrand, 4324 Country Trails, Bonita, CA Fictitious Business Name: ANGELMOTION 91920. 2. Richard Gómez, 10108 Calle located at 353 Daisy Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA, County of San Diego, 91932. Marinero #95, Spring Valley, CA 91977 This Business is Conducted By: A Gen- Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2178, Impeeral Partnership. The First Day of Busi- rial Beach, CA 91932 This Business Is Registered by the ness Was: 4/11/2014 I declare that all information in this state- Following: Copiers International Corpoment is true and correct. (A registrant who ration, 353 Daisy Avenue, Imperial declares as true any material matter pur- Beach, CA 91932 suant to section 17913 of the Business This Business is Conducted By: A Corand Professions code that the registrant poration. The First Day of Business Was: knows to be false is guilty of a misde- N/A meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) declares as true any material matter purRegistrant Name: Richard Gómez This Statement Was Filed With Ernest suant to section 17913 of the Business J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeof San Diego County APR 11, 2014. meanor punishable by a fine not to exAssigned File No: 2014-010393 ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 Registrant Name: Angel Jimenez La Prensa San Diego This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk FICTITIOUS BUSINESS of San Diego County APR 16, 2014. NAME STATEMENT Assigned File No: 2014-010742 Fictitious Business Name: A3LANAAT Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 ALJALEYA located at 1040 Heritage La Prensa San Diego Road, San Diego, CA, County of San Diego, 92154 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Business Is Registered by the NAME STATEMENT Following: Mark Shamoon, 1040 HeriFictitious Business Name: FREDDIE’S tage Road, San Diego, CA 92154 This Business is Conducted By: An In- HAIR SALON located at 3403 E. Plaza dividual. The First Day of Business Was: Blvd., Ste C, National City, CA, County of San Diego, 91950 4/11/2014 I declare that all information in this state- This Business Is Registered by the ment is true and correct. (A registrant who Following: Alfredo E. Unadia, 401 I Ave., declares as true any material matter pur- No. 18, National City, CA 91950 suant to section 17913 of the Business This Business is Conducted By: An Inand Professions code that the registrant dividual. The First Day of Business Was: knows to be false is guilty of a misde- May 1, 1994 meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) declares as true any material matter purRegistrant Name: Mark Shamoon This Statement Was Filed With Ernest suant to section 17913 of the Business J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeof San Diego County APR 11, 2014. meanor punishable by a fine not to exAssigned File No: 2014-010431 ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 Registrant Name: Angel Jimenez La Prensa San Diego This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk FICTITIOUS BUSINESS of San Diego County APR 09, 2014. NAME STATEMENT Assigned File No: 2014-010063 Fictitious Business Name: SAN DIEGO Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 FLOOR & MORE located at 2240 Main La Prensa San Diego St. #8, Chula Vista, CA, County of San Diego, 91911 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Business Is Registered by the NAME STATEMENT Following: Roberto C. Wong, 4352 Fictitious Business Name: PACKAGE FURKeeler Ave, San Diego, CA 92113 This Business is Conducted By: An In- NITURE located at 138 W. San Ysidro dividual. The First Day of Business Was: Blvd, San Ysidro CA, County of San Diego, 92173. 4/10/2014 I declare that all information in this state- This Business Is Registered by the ment is true and correct. (A registrant who Following: 1. Armando Morlett, 1231 declares as true any material matter pur- Aruba Cove #18, Chula Vista, CA 91915. suant to section 17913 of the Business 2. Luis Silva, 650 E. San Ysidro Blvd, and Professions code that the registrant 136, San Ysidro, CA 92173 knows to be false is guilty of a misde- This Business is Conducted By: A Genmeanor punishable by a fine not to ex- eral Partnership. The First Day of Business Was: N/A ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) I declare that all information in this stateRegistrant Name: Roberto C. Wong This Statement Was Filed With Ernest ment is true and correct. (A registrant who J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business of San Diego County APR 15, 2014. and Professions code that the registrant Assigned File No: 2014-010639 knows to be false is guilty of a misdePublished: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 meanor punishable by a fine not to exLa Prensa San Diego ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Armando Morlett FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Statement Was Filed With Ernest NAME STATEMENT J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk Fictitious Business Name: CAR MART lo- of San Diego County APR 17, 2014. cated at 333 National City Blvd, National Assigned File No: 2014-010945 City, CA, County of San Diego, 91950 Published: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 This Business Is Registered by the La Prensa San Diego Following: 5 Star Auto Sales Inc, 3600 Pennington Circle, Modesto, CA 95356 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS This Business is Conducted By: A CorNAME STATEMENT poration. The First Day of Business Was: Fictitious Business Name: TWO GUYS 1/03/2014 I declare that all information in this state- MEXICAN PRODUCTS located at 430 ment is true and correct. (A registrant who Inkopah Street, Chula Vista, CA, County declares as true any material matter pur- of San Diego, 91911. suant to section 17913 of the Business This Business Is Registered by the and Professions code that the registrant Following: 1. Glenn Peetoon, 430 knows to be false is guilty of a misde- Inkopah Street, Chula Vista, CA 91911. meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- 2. Albert Morales, 501 Anita Street, Space 181, Chula Vista, CA 91911 ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Ben Roberts, President This Business is Conducted By: CoThis Statement Was Filed With Ernest Partners. The First Day of Business Was: J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk N/A I declare that all information in this stateof San Diego County APR 01, 2014. ment is true and correct. (A registrant who Assigned File No: 2014-009100 declares as true any material matter purPublished: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 suant to section 17913 of the Business La Prensa San Diego and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeFICTITIOUS BUSINESS meanor punishable by a fine not to exNAME STATEMENT ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Fictitious Business Name: DIVINE CLEAN- Registrant Name: Glenn Peetoon ING located at 4136 Beta St, San Diego, This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk CA, County of San Diego, 92113 This Business Is Registered by the of San Diego County APR 21, 2014. Following: Juliana Arias, 4136 Beta St., Assigned File No: 2014-011177 Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16/2014 San Diego, CA 92113 This Business is Conducted By: An In- La Prensa San Diego dividual. The First Day of Business Was: FICTITIOUS BUSINESS N/A I declare that all information in this stateNAME STATEMENT ment is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pur- Fictitious Business Name: AAA CARPET suant to section 17913 of the Business CLEANING SERVICES located at River and Professions code that the registrant Rock Rd, Chula Vista, CA, County of San knows to be false is guilty of a misde- Diego, 91914. Mailing Address: P.O. Box meanor punishable by a fine not to ex- 120637 Chula Vista, CA 91912 This Business Is Registered by the ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Following: Guadalupe Rendon, 721 Registrant Name: Juliana Arias This Statement Was Filed With Ernest River Rock Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91914 J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: of San Diego County APR 08, 2014. N/A Assigned File No: 2014-009894 I declare that all information in this statePublished: April 18, 25, May 2, 9/2014 ment is true and correct. (A registrant who La Prensa San Diego declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business FICTITIOUS BUSINESS and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdeNAME STATEMENT meanor punishable by a fine not to exFictitious Business Name: a. TAXI CAB ceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) COMPANY CHULA VISTA b. TAXI CAB Registrant Name: Guadalupe Rendon COMPANY EASTLAKE located aT 420 This Statement Was Filed With Ernest 4th Ave., Chula Vista, CA, County of San J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk Diego, 91910. of San Diego County APR 22, 2014. This Business Is Registered by the Assigned File No: 2014-011292 Following: Roberto Carlin, 420 4th Ave, Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16/2014 Chula Vista, CA 91910 La Prensa San Diego declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Alex Perez, President This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 02, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-009300 Published: April 11, 18, 25, May 2/2014 La Prensa San Diego

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

Fictitious Business Name: EC BUILDERS AND DESIGN located at 211 Church Ave, Ste C, Chula Vista, CA, County of San Diego, 919110 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Ernesto Casillas, 301 Hilltop Dr., Chula Vista, CA 91910 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Ernesto Casillas This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 22, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-011306 Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16/2014 La Prensa San Diego

Fictitious Business Name: MAGNOLIA FLOWERS located at 710 1/2 Del Mar Ave., Chula Vista, San Diego County, CA 91910 This Business Is Registered by the Following: 1. Carmen Arroyo Ocampo, 710 1/2 Del Mar Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910. 2. Eric Ocampo, 710 1/2 Del Mar Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910. This Business is Conducted By: A Married Couple.The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Carmen Arroyo Ocampo This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 25, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-011738 Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: IDALIA’S BABY SITTER located at 1250 5th Ave. Apt.101, Chula Vista CA, County of San Diego 91911 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Idalia Rosalina Pelayo U, 1250 5th Ave. Apt.101, Chula Vista CA, 91911 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: 01/05/12 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Idalina Rosalina Pelayo U This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County MAR 26, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-008695 Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: a. DIGGS MANOR b. DIGGS FAMILY ENTERPRISE located at 2183 Manzana Way, San Diego, CA, County of San Diego 92139. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 165, Jamul, CA 91935 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Sharif N. Diggs, 14615 Otay Lakes Road, Box C, Jamul, CA 91935 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual. The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Sharif N. Diggs This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County MAR 26, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-008767 Published: April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 9/2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: CAMPOS CLEANING SERVICES located at 636 S. San Jacinto Dr., San Diego, San Diego County, CA 92114 This Business Is Registered by the Following: 1. Maria R. Zavala de Campos, 636 S. San Jacinto Dr., San Diego, CA 92114. 2. Guillermo Campos, 636 S. San Jacinto Dr., San Diego, CA 92114. This Business is Conducted By: A Married Couple. The First Day of Business Was: N/A. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Maria R. Zavala de Campos This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APRIL 16, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-010740 Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: MANTRA OUTFITTERS located at 525 C. St. #601, San Diego, San Diego County, CA 92101 This Business Is Registered by the Following: 1. Michael C. Carbone, 525 C. St. #601, San Diego, CA 92101. 2. AM Vahid, 525 C. St. #601, San Diego, CA 92101. This Business is Conducted By: A General Partnership. The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Michael C. Carbone This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 23, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-011549 Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: SD PRINT & WEB STUDIO located at 4418 30th St., San Diego, San Diego County, CA 92116 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Ricardo Aguiar, 4098 Arey Dr., San Diego, CA 92154 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual.The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Ricardo Aguiar This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 28, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-011879 Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT Fictitious Business Name: SAMS TRANSPORT located at 2498 Roll Dr. Apt. 606, San Diego, San Diego County, CA 92154 This Business Is Registered by the Following: Samuel Perez, 2498 Roll Dr. Apt. 606, San Diego, CA 92154 This Business is Conducted By: An Individual.The First Day of Business Was: N/A I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars [$1,000].) Registrant Name: Samuel Perez This Statement Was Filed With Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County APR 24, 2014. Assigned File No: 2014-011671 Published: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 La Prensa San Diego

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FAMILY FEATURES

MAY 2, 2014

LA PRENSA SAN DIEGO

Mexican Style Corn

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inco de Mayo is, officially, a holiday celebrating Serves: 4 Mexico’s victory over France in the 1862 Battle 4 ears fresh Sunshine Sweet Corn, husked of Puebla. In the U.S., where it is actually 1/4 cup mayonnaise celebrated with more gusto than in its native 4 ounces Cotija or feta cheese country, the holiday has become a celebration of Mexican 1 teaspoon chili powder heritage and culture. 4 lime slices The holiday also provides a great excuse to make irresistPreheat grill or broiler. Grill or broil corn, turning ible Mexican-inspired recipes for entertaining and, of course, occasionally until hot and some kernels turn a big batch of margaritas to wash it all down. Fresh sweet golden brown, about 5 minutes. Using knife, coat corn is an essential component of many Mexican dishes and each ear of corn with about 1 tablespoon of mayona cultural staple. naise. Crumble cheese on one side of each corn Luckily, Cinco de Mayo falls right in the middle of ear. Sprinkle with chili powder, dividing evenly. Florida’s Sunshine Sweet Corn season, meaning that the Broil until cheese starts to melt, approximately sweetest corn, available all year, arrives just in time to be 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with lime. a part of your Cinco de Mayo celebration. These naturallybred varieties are grown by a group of family farmers who are committed to producing the finest sweet corn. Get the fiesta started with this Fire Roasted Corn and Chorizo Dip and a big bowl of tortilla chips. Crunchy, spicy, sweet and creamy, this addictive dip will have your guests asking for more. Next, be sure to serve Mexican Style Corn, a truly authentic and delicious Mexican street food. Crunchy ears of fresh sweet corn are charred to perfection then slathered with a mixture of cheese and mayo, sprinkled with chili powder and squirted with lime for simple flavor perfection. Finally, no Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without tacos. For a healthful Six Global Spreads for Sweet Corn twist on your typical taco, try 1. North America: Maple Bourbon Butter — Combine one stick butter, this recipe for Charred Corn 4 teaspoons bourbon, 2 teaspoons maple syrup and pinch of salt. Tacos with Radish Zucchini 2. South America: Lime-Avocado Crema — In a blender, combine Slaw that will have both one avocado, 1/4 cup lime juice, one garlic clove, 1/2 bunch cilantro, vegetarians and meat eaters 1/2 cup sour cream and pinch of salt. Blend until smooth. Add water clamoring for seconds. if necessary. Incorporating more 3. Europe: Combine 2 ounces goat cheese, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablehealthful whole foods and spoon fresh thyme, and pinch of salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. veggies into your Cinco de Mayo celebration this year 4. Asia: Sriracha Butter — Combine 1/3 cup butter with 3 tablespoons makes it easier to justify one Sriracha. more margarita. No matter 5. Africa: Harissa-Yogurt Spread — Whisk together 1 cup Greek yogurt, what you serve at your Cinco 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, 2 tablede Mayo celebration, make spoons Harissa sauce, one crushed garlic clove and pinch of salt. sure to incorporate the sweet 6. Australia: Honey-Ginger BBQ Sauce — In saucepan combine 1 1/2 and wholesome flavor of cup apple cider vinegar, 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 1/2 tablefresh spring sweet corn. spoons hot sauce, 4 minced garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons minced ginger Discover more mouthand 1 teaspoon salt. Simmer, stirring occasionally until thickened and watering recipes for Cinco de reduced to about 1 1/4 cup, 20 to 25 minutes. Mayo and every time of year at www.sunshinesweetcorn.com.

Fire Roasted Corn and Chorizo Dip

Charred Corn Tacos with Radish Zucchini Slaw

Serves: 8 to 12 3 to 4 ears Sunshine Sweet Corn 1 small onion, peeled and sliced into rings 1 small red bell pepper 1 cup cooked chorizo 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 pound spicy pepper cheese, like pepper-jack or habanero cheddar 1/4 cup chopped green onions Preheat oven to 400°F and preheat grill to high heat. Remove cornhusks and corn silk, and place fresh Florida Sweet Corn, onion slices and red bell pepper on grill. Grill corn and bell pepper for 8 to 10 minutes, turning every 2 minutes until all sides are slightly charred. Grill onion slices for approximately 3 minutes per side. When veggies are cool enough to handle, cut corn off cob. Then chop onions and pepper, removing pepper seeds. In 8-by-8-inch baking dish or onequart souffle dish, mix all ingredients together until well combined. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until edges are bubbly. Serve warm with tortilla chips.

Serves: 4 4 ears Sunshine Sweet Corn Extra virgin olive oil, as needed Salt and freshly ground pepper, as needed 1/2 cup torn cilantro, parsley and mint leaves 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon maple syrup 1 cup radishes, cut into matchsticks 1 small zucchini, cut into matchsticks 1 jalapeno, seeded and thinly sliced 1/2 cup (2 1/2 ounces) crumbled Cotija or feta cheese 10 to 12 small (6-inch) soft corn tortillas Brush corn with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Over hot grill or open gas stove flame, char ears of corn until well blackened but not completely burnt. Remove from heat; cool. With large knife, shave off kernels into bowl. Add cilantro, parsley and mint; reserve. In small bowl, combine onion and lime juice; let stand 10 minutes. Stir in maple syrup, radishes, zucchini, jalapeno and 2 tablespoons of oil. Season with salt and pepper; set aside. Heat your tortillas one of two ways: Wrap whole stack in foil and place in warm 250°F oven for 15 minutes, or coat cast-iron skillet with thin layer of oil and heat over high heat; warm each tortilla 30 seconds to 1 minute each side, until lightly blistered. To make tacos, fill each tortilla with 1/4 cup corn. Top with cheese and radish-zucchini slaw. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.


La Prensa San Diego, May 2, 2014 issue