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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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Teen Producers: Day of Silence

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project create a short documentary on the Day of Silence at Hoover High School. This video includes informative interviews with students and teachers at Hoover High School about … Continue reading

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Bike Class Prepares Riders for Street Traffic

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers A bicycle class in City Heights aims to build confident bike riders that commute on city streets. Cars and bikes share the same roads and the same traffic … 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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Tracking District 9 Voter Registration

Voter Registration Tracker screen shot from May 26, 2016. By Megan Burks In San Diego County, registration is already higher than it was in the month before the 2008 general election, when a record number of Americans went to the … Continue reading

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San Diego’s D9 City Council Candidates – All of Them – Want to Bring Back City Pensions

Ricardo Flores, Georgette Gomez, Araceli Martinez and Sarah Saez take park in a District 9 City Council forum. | Photo Credit: Jamie Scott Lytle, Voice of San Diego By Ry Rivard Four years after voters closed the city’s public employee pension … Continue reading

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New School Discipline Program Has Fans and Results, But Few Participating Schools

Hoover High, one of the few schools with a restorative justice program, reduced the amount of student suspensions from 321 in 2013-2014 to only 58 the next school year. | Photo Credit: Dustin Michelson, Voice of San Diego By Rachel Evans … Continue reading

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