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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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El Cajon Boulevard Night Market Expanding

City Heights residents Javier Ortega and Krista Berry say the BLVD Market has acted as an incubator for their empanada business, Spanglish Eats. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks First they reclaimed an old strip mall on El … Continue reading

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San Diego Cabbies Brace for an Open Taxi Market

San Diego’s taxi industry will no longer have its long-standing cap. KPBS reporter Megan Burks reports on the change and its effects. | Video Credit: Nicholas McVicker By Megan Burks Starting Wednesday, the long-standing cap on the number of taxis … Continue reading

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Two Stories of Impact From San Diego’s Minimum Wage Increase

By Claire Trageser San Diego became one of several cities that recently raised its minimum wage above both the state and federal minimums. Much has been written and many arguments have been made about the positives and negatives of that … Continue reading

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Second Opinion: Do I Have to Cover My Three Employees Under Obamacare?

Jean Scally runs Jeanius Marketing out of her Encinitas home. She wants to grow her business from a staff of one to a staff of two or three, but she’s worried Obamacare will put hiring help out of reach. | … Continue reading

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Effort Underway to Create Vibrant Commercial Corridor in Azalea Park

Katt Eaton, founder of Urban Aggregate, leads Poplar Street Stroll, a tour of the street highlighting its unique walkability features, canyon connections, and new business potential. | Photo courtesy of Katt Eaton. By Katt Eaton In City Heights, the two … Continue reading

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He Loves His Country, and His Cars

Photo credit: Sam Hodgson Voiceofsandiego.org’s Sam Hodgson has been surveying El Cajon Boulevard with his camera this year for a photo series called “Tales From the Boulevard.” Today he featured Dave Meyer, who has been “doing surgery on American engines … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Family Brings Chinese Herbs to City Heights

Staff [Editor’s Note: The following appeared in the July 2011 issue of City Heights Life, a monthly print news publication funded by Price Charities. Scroll to the bottom to read it in Vietnamese.] Tam Ly and his sister-in-law Ms. Ly … Continue reading

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