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City Heights Group Proposes Restorative Program In SD Unified Schools

The outside of the Board of Education building for the San Diego Unified School District is shown in this photo, March 24, 2016. By Tarryn Mento The San Diego Unified School District’s Board of Education will vote Tuesday on a conflict resolution … Continue reading

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Nonprofit, School Board Invest $15 Million In Scientific Future Of City Heights Students

A view from a community park overlooks construction of Ocean Discovery Institute’s Living Lab near Manzanita Canyon in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, April 24, 2017. By Tarryn Mento By the beginning of next school year, students in one of … Continue reading

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Asylum 101: Different Pathways Asylum-Seekers, Refugees Take To Reach The US

A 63-year-old Honduran woman, her daughter-in-law and granddaughter, whose identities are being protected because they fear persecution by gang members, speak from Guatemala about why they are seeking asylum in the U.S. or Canada, Jan. 31, 2014. By Tarryn Mento … Continue reading

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Is Your Biz In A Business Improvement District? City Reports Show Not All Owners Know

By Tarryn Mento Along El Cajon Boulevard in the city of San Diego, you can grab ethnic cuisine at a weekly food fair, access free expertise to upgrade your bicycle and celebrate the weekend at an open-air market. The community … Continue reading

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Health Center Works With Restaurants to Improve Nutrition

Sang Dao, a restaurant serving Thai and Lao cuisine, has been partnering with Health center Operation Samahan to serve nutritional menu items.

Sang Dao, a restaurant serving Thai and Lao cuisine, has been partnering with Health center Operation Samahan to serve nutritional menu items. By Brian Myers Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are disproportionately likely to develop diabetes and at lower weights and … 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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Teen Producers: Transition – Out for Safe Schools

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary on the Gay Straight Alliance student club at Hoover High School. This video includes informative interviews with students and teachers at Hoover High … Continue reading

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