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Volunteers Bring ‘Free Food Park’ To City Heights

Sam Tall (center), from City Farmers Nursery, helps children set up planters for Eat San Diego’s free food park in City Heights on July 29, 2017. The park is on El Cajon Boulevard and Central Avenue. By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael … 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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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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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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San Diego IndieFest 9 Is Back, Moves To City Heights

Credit: sonicbids.com By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh San Diego IndieFest is back this year in a new location as it continues its evolution as the first exclusively independent music festival in the country. City Heights will host IndieFest 9 on … Continue reading

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A Few Bad Apples or A Prejudiced System?

By Brian Myers Last weekend in City Heights marked two radically different responses to law enforcement in diverse and lower income communities. San Diego Police Department Community Liaison Officer David Felkins greeted residents and community groups Saturday morning outside the … Continue reading

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Rebautizado Parque del Vecindario

By City Heights Life Un pequeño parque de la Calle 39, ubicado en el vecindario South Castle de City Heights, ha sido rebautizado para rendir homenaje a dos legendarios defensores comunitarios, William Henry Carter y Virgie Hazel McCain. McCain, quien … Continue reading

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Park Named in Honor of Community Advocate

By City Heights Life A small park on 39th Street in the South Castle neighborhood of City Heights has been renamed in honor of two long-time community advocates, William Henry Carter and Virgie Hazel McCain. McCain, now 104, is one-time … Continue reading

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San Diego Police Chief Hears Racial Profiling Complaints Firsthand

Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman told an audience at Cherokee Point Elementary School in City Heights she’s committed to regaining the trust of the community at a March 26, 2014 town hall meeting. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks … Continue reading

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Youth Propose Garden and Art Wall

City Heights youth who participated in The AjA Project‘s PhotoCity class this spring developed two proposals for creating positive change in City Heights: build a community art wall and form a garden club and garden at Monroe Clark Middle School. … Continue reading

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