Ribbon cutting by Supervisor Simon Salinas at 3:15
Refreshments and entertainment are planned for the Marina and King City celebrations.
“The children captured the health messages with imagination and color," said Dr. Hugh Stallworth, Monterey County Health Officer, “It is my hope, the children’s messages will remind all of us to take some simple steps to keep our community healthy.”
The winning designs will be featured in the 2011 – 2012 Stay Healthy Calendar. Three designs will be reproduced as posters and one as a magnet.To see all of the winners, click here.
And recently approved legislation in Alabama is trying to make teachers act as ICE agents. Signed by Gov. Robert Bentley last month, the law requires schools to find out whether students are legally present in the country. The law is being challenged in the courts.There's really nothing new about trying to figure out whether children are in the United States legally or not. In California, Prop. 187 would have denied schooling to undocumented children, but the voter-approved legislation was struck down by the courts. What's new is the renewed vigor on the topic, and how widespread it's become.