by Elisabeth Pinio
Academy Award nominee Salma Hayek will head Ventanazul, a film company devoted to bringing Latino-themed works to the screen. She will partner with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., and serve as the company’s president and CEO.
Beginning March 21, the Berkeley Public Library will host a poster exhibition related to the Commemorative Period each year that honors the legacy of César Chavez. The display is in the flat display cases on the second floor of the Central Library at 2090 Kittredge St. at Shattuck in downtown. The exhibit runs to April 23.
by Beth Pinio Sam Ruíz (baseball cap), executive director del Mission Neighborhood Centers, celebrates with other children contestants, the crowning of the junior king and queen for Carvanaval 2006. (photo by john n. Lee) A collection of Latin musicians will perform at Café de la Paz in Berkeley to benefit “the Children of Chaguitillo” Nicaragua. …
Lennar/BVHP and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency are sponsoring a homeowner opportunity workshop in Hunters Point. Holders of a San Francisco Redevelopment Agency Residential Certificate of Preference have top priority in the sale of the new homes at Hunters Point Shipyard.
The Market Rate & Limited Equity Presentation is Wednesday, January 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Lennar/BVHP Trailer in Hunters Point Shipyard. Refreshments will be served. RSVP for the workshop by calling 415-822-4847 x201.