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Early Study Results Show High Rates Of Anxiety Among Syrian Refugee Kids

Parents pick up their children at Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, Oct. 5, 2016. The school is one of many in the San Diego suburb that has received an influx of Syrian refugees. By Tarryn Mento Syrian refugee children arriving … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Club Prioritizes Wellness

An after school club that focuses on building healthy students in pre-k and kindergarten was started at Rosa Parks Elementary in City Heights. By Brian Myers An after school club that focuses on building healthy students in pre-k and kindergarten … Continue reading

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Restaurants Work to Improve Nutrition

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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: 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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D9 Looks to Alpha Project for Homeless Outreach

San Diego’s homeless epidemic has become more noticeable in City Heights

By Brian Myers San Diego’s homeless epidemic has become more noticeable in City Heights. Bikes carrying trailers of belongings are parked outside the City Heights Library and groups of people with bedding and bags sleep under trees at the Officer … Continue reading

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Community Health Worker Academy Targets Latinas

A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods.

By Brian Myers   A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods. The workshops are hosted by Project Concern International (PCI), an organization with programs globally and locally in San Diego. … Continue reading

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Law Gives Tenants New Recourse For Moldy Apartments

By Megan Burks It’s one of the most frequent complaints among California tenants, but until this year there was little they could do about potentially hazardous mold in their units. Now, state law considers mold a condition of substandard housing. … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Dangerous Time of Year for Pedestrians

Pedestrians cross near the intersection of Friars Road and Frazee Road By Mario Koran Sunday didn’t just bring a time change, it meant more drivers and pedestrians are sharing roadways in the dark. In the past, those circumstances have helped … Continue reading

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Video: 3700 Block of El Cajon Boulevard to Get New Life

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