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Advocates Push to Expand California Welfare Program

By Kenny Goldberg First step children. Next step adults. That’s what advocates of the poor say after state lawmakers recently agreed to extend Medi-Cal benefits to the children of immigrants who are living here illegally. Lawmakers have appropriated $40 million … Continue reading

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Dental Program for Low-Income Californians Gains Patients While Losing Dentists

By Kenny Goldberg California’s dental program for the poor is falling short. A new state review of the Denti-Cal program, shows between 2009 and 2014, the number of children enrolled in the Denti-Cal program increased by nearly 40 percent. But … Continue reading

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San Diego to Loosen Tobacco Restrictions, Add E-Cigarette Rules

By Megan Burks The city of San Diego’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a new tobacco ordinance. It would lift a 1,000-foot buffer zone around schools, playgrounds and other youth-oriented facilities that prohibits retailers from selling … Continue reading

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A Circus Has Youth Flipping – and Exercising – at Mid City Gym

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers An after school program in City Heights gets youth juggling, flipping and sitting on invisible chairs. Fern Street Circus started in 1990 around the Golden Hill neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Fortaleciendo a las mujeres a través de la salud

PCI ofrece adiestramiento en computadoras a través de su programa Life Skills. Reportaje del personal Las residentes de City Heights que buscan una vida mejor a través de una mejor salud y educación son el blanco de dos programas que … Continue reading

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Empowering Women Through Health and Education

PCI provides computer training through its Life Skills training program. Staff Report City Heights women seeking a better life through improved health and education are the target of two programs offered by Project Concern International, a nonprofit founded 54 years … Continue reading

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El alcalde propone equipo especial de cumplimiento de códigos para viviendas en situación deplorable

Arriba: Karina Villanueva muestra a KPBS y Voice of San Diego una foto del moho en la parte de arriba de su bañera el 20 de noviembre de 2014. Foto cortesía de Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego Por … Continue reading

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Dueño negligente de propiedades recibe 500 mil dólares en subsidios públicos albergando a los pobres

Brian O’Shea en su casa el 19 de diciembre de 2014. FOTO CORTESÍA DE BRIAN MYERS Por Megan Burks Brian O’Shea convirtió su departamento de City Heights en su hogar. Una bandera de los Chargers cubre su pared principal. Varias … Continue reading

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La aplicación deficiente de los códigos en la ciudad de San Diego permite que los propietarios problemáticos continúen con sus negocios

Arriba: El personal del Departamento de Cumplimiento de Códigos de la ciudad atiende numerosas quejas aisladas cada año, sin embargo, no hace lo suficiente para obligar a los infractores a rendir cuentas. Los residentes y personal de la ciudad han … Continue reading

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Funding Cliff for Community Clinics Could Impact Low-Income San Diegans

Dr. Chris Gordon meets with a patient at the Chase Avenue Family Health Center in El Cajon in 2013. | Photo Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks San Diego community clinic executives have been meeting … Continue reading

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