Above video – one of four Spanish language Wells Fargo billboards – three in Hesperia, CA and one in Apple Valley, CA – replaced with English language billboards. The new English language billboards were first observed on the morning of Saturday, September 26th – the morning of the appointed launch of the campaign that would have called upon High Desert residents to close their Wells Fargo bank accounts. New English language billboard 15000 block, Main Street, Hesperia, CA
One of the Spanish Language Wells Fargo billboards has been replaced with the above English language billboard. The billboard is located on Third and Main Street, Hesperia – this was the site of the former Spanish language Wells Fargo billboard that was featured on KCAL/CBS News:
There are still two Spanish language Wells Fargo billboards on Main Street, Hesperia, CA – so the request/petitions to replace the Spanish language Wells Fargo billboards with English language Wells Fargo billboards will continue.
September 15, 2009 – Above video: Raymond Herrera addresses the Hesperia City Council – seven of ten public speakers agreed with Herrera’s stance.
Above video: one of three speakers who denounced Raymond Herrera. The first speaker continually turned toward Herrera and condemned Herrera. In the above video, Herrera instructs the second speaker to address the city council not him.
Activists met with Hesperia Wells Fargo management on 9/15/09. Wells Fargo acknowledged the public outcry in regard to the billboards. During the meeting, it was stated that Wells Fargo is reviewing the request to replace the two Spanish language Wells Fargo billboards with English language Wells Fargo billboards.
HESPERIA CITY COUNCIL MEETING: Speaking during the public comments of the Hesperia City Council meeting – Raymond Herrera introduced a campaign in support of the English language.
Seven public speakers requested that Wells Fargo replace two Spanish language billboards with English language billboards, the first Spanish language billboards in Hesperia – according to a local resident. Three public speakers – including Victor Valley High Unified School Board Member Felix Diaz – spoke in support of Spanish language billboards.
Although the Hesperia City Council declined to take action in support of English language billboards, one city council member requested that the city attorney explore the possibility of a resolution in support of the English language in the City of Hesperia.
KCAL 9 and CBS 2 TV NEWS COVERAGE OF SPANISH LANGUAGE WELLS FARGO BILLBOARDS Hesperia, CA
A petition to Wells Fargo – requesting that the Hesperia Spanish language billboards be replaced with English language billboards is available – call 760.508.4572 for the petition signing schedule.
We rallied in front of Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA - seeking to educate hospital staff and the public in regard to the fact: illegal aliens will be covered via Obama healthcare.
We called upon the public to CALL CONGRESS!
Nearby, physicians drove by as well as medical staff – who we sought to embolden to stand up! Overall, we had lots of support on busy Newport Beach Blvd!
Local motorist pulled over to express his strong opposition to Obama healthcare – we gave him an action item flyer and he signed the petition to President Obama.
September 2, 2009, nationwide, moveon.org demonstrated in support of the Obama health care plan. A candlelight vigil in support of Obama health care was staged in front of Congressman Ken Calvert’s (R) office Riverside, CA office.
September 4, 2009, constituents and opponents of the Obama health care plan, which covers illegal aliens, rallied and visited Congressman Ken Calvert’s staff, to counteract the moveon.org demonstration. Calvert opposes the government health care plan.
In the photo above, constituents met with Congressman Ken Calvert’s staff to express opposition to Obama’s health care plan - as well as deliver an information packet and petition. In addition, Raymond Herrera, at left, advocated for slain Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, killed in action on July 23, 2009, Campo, CA by illegal border crossers. http://nbpc.net/
Constituents individually expressed their stance opposing the government health care plan to Congressman Calvert’s staff member. In addition to opposition to Obama health care, Herrera, at left called for securing the border, in the name of slain Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas.
According to the Congressional Research Office, illegal aliens will be covered: http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/08-26-2009/0005083496&EDATE=
Watch a video on Congress Ken Calvert’s website – speaking before congress in opposition to HR 3200 http://calvert.house.gov/
Ralllying in opposition to Obama health care – lots of thumbs up and horn-honks in agreement!
PETITION TABLE – a petition addressed to Congressman Ken Calvert – expressing strong opposition to Obama health care – was available for signature as well as a Stop Obama Care flyer. A steady stream of constituents and passersby signed the petition. Below, a truck driver and constituent, parked his rig, and very enthusiastically signed the petition – which we hand-carried to Congressman Calvert’s office.
We offered a drive-up service – passersby could sign the petition from the convenience of their vehicle