Public and Media Affairs Office

March 23, 2005

MEDIA CONTACT:   Mona Favorite-Hill
(619) 527-3145

Schedules for City of San Diego Offices and Services During Cesar Chavez Holiday, Thursday, March 31

SAN DIEGO - All City of San Diego offices will be closed on Thursday, March 31, to observe the birthday of farm labor leader Cesar E. Chavez.

Refuse and recyclables normally picked up Thursday, March 31, through Friday, April 1, will be collected one day later due to observance of the holiday. Collection will return to the normal schedule beginning Monday, April 4. The Miramar Landfill will be open on the holiday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Metered parking and "No Parking" street-sweeping signs will not be enforced Thursday, March 31. All other parking restrictions, including those in the vicinity of PETCO Park, will be in effect and enforced on that day.

The Central Library and all branch libraries will be closed. Book drops will remain open at all library locations. All Community Service Center and Police Storefronts will also be closed.

Balboa Park, Mission Bay and Torrey Pines Golf Complexes will be open, and holiday rates will apply. Most recreation centers will be closed and all pools will be open. Please call you