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San Diego Resettlement Agency Says It Made Changes After KPBS Investigation

IRC’s Regional Director for U.S. Programs Mireille Cronin Mather, right, speaks with KPBS Reporter Tarryn Mento, Nov. 21, 2017. By Tarryn Mento   A recent KPBS investigation found some refugees resettled in San Diego were at risk of losing their homes because … Continue reading

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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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City Adds Forums For Police Chief Search But Critics Not Satisfied

A San Diego Police Department vehicle, December 11, 2010. By City News Service, Tarryn Mento   City of San Diego officials released Wednesday a revised schedule of public meetings designed to get input on its national search to replace retiring … 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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Study Of California’s Medical Interpretation Services Still Mired In Process

Eric Le talks to reporters at San Diego City Hall about the need for more medical translators in San Diego County, June 9, 2014. By Tarryn Mento Nearly a year after the governor approved studying California’s medical interpretation services, state … Continue reading

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New Science Program Brings City Heights Students To Cabrillo National Monument

A sign for Cabrillo National Monument sits at the entrance of the park in Point Loma, Aug. 10, 2017. By Susan Murphy   Hundreds of 7th grade students in City Heights will have a unique opportunity this year to become … Continue reading

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Refugee Families Forced To Move; Too Many Living In Their Apartments

Saadia Hamdard sits on the couch in her family’s two-bedroom apartment in El Cajon, Aug. 1, 2017. By Tarryn Mento   Three large refugee families that a local nonprofit helped resettle at an El Cajon apartment complex are being asked … Continue reading

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Investigation: San Diego Refugees Face Housing Dilemma

Daliya Ali’s oldest son looks up from peeking into the refrigerator in his family’s two-bedroom El Cajon apartment, July 25, 2017. By Tarryn Mento   The inside of Mostafa Inezan’s two-bedroom apartment in El Cajon was a standard white-walled, brown-carpeted … Continue reading

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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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