Tag: Cesar Chavez

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San Diego’s ‘Chicano Park’ Made National Landmark

SAN DIEGO, California — The Obama administration announced on Wednesday that the site of 1970 Latino protests in San Diego, known as “Chicano Park,” had received designation as a National Historic Landmark, along with 23 other U.S. sites.

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Goats Killed After Herd Wanders onto CA Highway

Over a dozen goats were killed on a highway in Riverside County after a herd of about 250 wandered away from a nearby field and were struck by cars after midnight on Friday.

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San Diego Celebrates Illegal Immigration Opponent Cesar Chavez

California is one of a number of states, including Texas and Colorado, that mark the birthday of famed labor, civil rights and anti-illegal immigration activist Cesar Chavez as a state holiday. San Diego celebrated with reduced parking enforcement and closed administrative offices, while University of California San Diego continued a year-long celebration of the activist with, ironically, an illegal alien student event.