David Rico, Chicano Park Fire Bomber[/caption]David Rico is one of the co-founders of the park and a domestic terrorist. He speaks every year at Chicano Park Day. A few months after the piece of land was occupied in April, 1970, by Rico and others, which later become the park, Rico and two other Brown Berets were arrested and convicted for a plot to fire-bomb San Diego City College, soliciting others for murder and to distribute bombs in an attempt to start a violent insurrection. Rico is a founding member of the Chicano Park Steering Committee and the national head of the Brown Berets de Aztlan, a kind of Chicano paramilitary group.
Ironically, there is a bill in Congress right now (HR 486) to make this extremely anti-American park an affiliate of the National Park Service, which would make it easier from them to obtain federal grants to better spread the extreme, hate-America propaganda of this city park.
See court documents for this case here: