The National Park Service is recommending that Congress create a new historic park to honor farm labor leader Cesar Chavez, one that would be made up of four sites in California and a former Phoenix church hall where the now-famous rallying cry “Si se puede” was popularized.
Labor and religious leaders marched for immigration reform and held a public foot washing at the downtown federal building Thursday to celebrate legendary leader Cesar Chavez, marking the 20th anniversary of the popular Chavez march.
President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farm workers.
Politicians and community leaders gathered in East San Jose Friday to talk about local action on the large number of Latino children in California’s welfare system.
The California Highway Patrol cleared a crash involving as many as seven vehicles that blocked a portion of U.S. Highway 101 for nearly an hour Monday afternoon.
A fire that displaced five people from a home in San Francisco’s Mission District on Monday night was sparked by a lamp that was sitting too close to a window drape, a fire department spokeswoman said Tuesday.