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    Cesar Chavez Day: Holiday closures

    Thursday, March 31 2011 11:03 AM EDT2011-03-31 15:03:09 GMT
    Thursday, March 31 2011 11:03 AM EDT2011-03-31 15:03:10 GMT
    Many government offices will be closed Thursday in honor of the birthday of late-civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. 
    Many government offices will be closed Thursday in honor of the birthday of late-civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. 

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Thursday marks the state holiday honoring labor leader Cesar Chavez. Several events are planned, including marches, protests and a mass. Also, one San Diego group is using the holiday to get their message out about the budget problem facing San Diego.

News 8's Adrienne Moore files this video report from Chavez Elementary School with a preview of Thursday's events.

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