Tag Archives: 2012 Election

Pronto Verá Mejoras en una Escuela Cerca de Usted

Por David Ogul Click here to read it in English Las escuelas públicas de City Heights recibirán decenas de millones de dólares para realizar mejoras, gracias a la aprobación de la Proposición Z por los votantes en las elecciones del … Continue reading

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Improvements Coming to a School Near You, Thanks to Prop. Z

By David Ogul Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español Public schools in City Heights will see tens of millions of dollars in improvements, thanks to voter approval of Proposition Z on the Nov. 6 ballot. The measure allows … Continue reading

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City Heights Youth Flexed Their Civic Muscle in 2012

By Megan Burks Mayor Bob Filner’s appearance at a City Heights skate park rally this month might have seemed like a random stop on his dizzying #FilnerEverywhere victory lap. Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt had that encounter right – … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Communities South of I-8 Make Big Impact on Local Election

By Megan Burks Communities South of I-8 Have Big Impact on Local Election In the days following President Barack Obama’a reelection, there was a lot of talk about the impact Latino and Asian voters made (for more on that, click … Continue reading

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‘Last Distraction’ Removed as California Moves Ahead on Health Reform

By Emily Bazar and Lauren M. Whaley CHCF Center for Health Reporting First, there was uncertainty over a U.S. Supreme Court challenge. Then came the race for the presidency. Now, California lawmakers say the uncertainty is over and nothing can … Continue reading

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Election Results: The Ones City Heights Residents Were Watching

By Megan Burks Yesterday I visited three polling places in City Heights – Church of The Brethren in Fairmount Park, the City Heights Recreation Center and the Mid-City Police Substation – to talk with voters about which candidates and measures … Continue reading

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New Citizens and Longtime Voters Head to the Polls in City Heights

Queta Franco, 29, took “I voted” stickers in two languages. In City Heights, new citizens who immigrated to the United states from Africa, Asia and Central America are joining longtime voters at the polls. By Megan Burks Volunteers in City … Continue reading

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Youth Question Mayoral Candidates on Bullying and Other Teen Issues

Latino Youth Council members Judith Uriostegui and Antonio Romero (center) put together an anti-drinking campaign for neighborhood teens. They recently asked mayoral candidates Carl DeMaio and Bob Filner what they would do to curb underage drinking in a questionnaire. | … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidates Not Far Apart on Immigration

By Lisa Halverstadt Mayoral candidate Bob Filner has repeatedly linked rival Carl DeMaio to tough immigration enforcement but the two actually claim similar views on how San Diego officers should enforce the laws. DeMaio told Voice of San Diego he … Continue reading

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Latino Voter Registration Surges

By Adrian Florido The San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office said registration by Latinos has surged in the lead-up to next week’s general election. Since February, an average of about 12,600 new voters registered each month, according to registrar data. Almost … Continue reading

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