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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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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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