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City Heights Nearly Tops List Of Hottest Zip Codes For County Home Sales

A sign in the front yard of a City Heights house indicates that the home will soon be on the market, Nov. 6, 2017. | Photo by Matthew Bowler By Tarryn Mento The backyard of Tracy King’s rental property in … Continue reading

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New Protected Bikeway Connects Mid-City To Mission Valley

By Andrew Bowen, Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh Bicyclists ride on the SR-15 commuter bikeway between Kensington and Mission Valley, Aug. 30, 2017. State and local transportation officials on Wednesday opened a mile-long protected bike lane alongside SR-15, creating a safer … Continue reading

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A Dose Of Nature Comes To One Of San Diego’s Densest Neighborhoods

A newly constructed foot bridge can be seen from the top of the 47th Street Canyon in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, April 14, 2017 By Tarryn Mento San Diego County is known for its natural attractions and hiking excursions. … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: City Farmers Nursery

By Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create short documentaries with Bill Tall “Farmer Bill” and son Sam Tall of City Farmers Nursery, a local business that supports urban agriculture and surrounding gardens. … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Burly and the Bean

By Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary with Justin and Vanessa Boone of Burly and the Bean, a creative coffee cart and lounge in City Heights’ Azalea Park neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Wasted – Combating Waste on Campus

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary on urban waste and the impact it has on the ocean and wildlife. This video includes an informative interviews with students and teachers … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Ocean Discovery Institute

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary on the Ocean Discovery Institute’s science center in City Heights. This video includes an informative interview with staff at Ocean Discovery Institute about … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Near Dangerous City Heights Intersection Could See Upgrades This Summer

By Tarryn Mento A dangerous City Heights intersection where a young skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run accident last fall could see safety upgrades this summer. Activists have lobbied city officials for a new sidewalk along 54th Street near Chollas … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Plea for Safety Improvements On 54th Street

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Last October, Veronica Cortez’s son Jonathan was killed on 54th Street near Lea Street. He was skateboarding to his father’s house when he was struck by multiple drivers. … Continue reading

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Who’s the Establishment Candidate in San Diego Council District 9?

By Megan Burks The neighborhoods that make up San Diego’s City Council District 9 have stark differences. Low-income residents in City Heights and Southcrest share their council member with upper-middle class residents in Kensington and the College Area. The four … Continue reading

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