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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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Immigrants in U.S. Illegally Could Qualify for Medi-Cal

By Kenny Goldberg Up to 500,000 immigrants living in the U.S. illegally could be eligible for Medi-Cal coverage if executive actions  by President Barack Obama take effect, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy … Continue reading

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Urging Youth to Find Careers in Health Care

By Adam Ward The African Coalition Workforce was launched in 2010 to create economic opportunities and build self-sufficiency for African refugees and immigrants living in City Heights. Now the group has found even loftier goals thanks to the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Covered California Gives the Uninsured Another Chance

By Kenny Goldberg Covered California is offering consumers yet another chance to buy a health plan. This special enrollment period runs from Feb. 23 to April 30, two weeks after taxes are due. President Barack Obama announced a similar special … Continue reading

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Problem Landlord to Unload 30 Apartment Buildings

Bankim Shah’s apartment building in Barrio Logan. | Photo Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks San Diego landlord Bankim Shah put 30 of his apartment buildings up for sale late this week. Shah came under … Continue reading

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Mayor Pledges More Funds to Help Tenants

City Inspectors to Get Certified to Handle Infestations Sherry Godat reveals a plywood board in her window frame Nov. 20, 2014. Bankim Shah promised to replace the missing window before she moved in. A friend installed the plywood after months … Continue reading

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Whack-A-Mole City Enforcement Keeps Problem Landlords In Business

The city’s code compliance team knocks out thousands of isolated complaints a year, but does little to hold repeat offenders accountable. Residents and city staff have lodged complaints against one landlord for years, but roaches and mold still fester in … Continue reading

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Glass Pool Enclosure at New YMCA Poses Problem for Muslim Swimmers

Muslim women on the United Women’s East Africa Support Team tour the aquatics center at the Copley-Price Family YMCA Jan. 19, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Imagine a greenhouse. Glass on all sides. A glass barrel … Continue reading

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Youth Photographers Share Snapshot of Health Barriers for Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health – The AjA project from The AjA Project on Vimeo. By The AjA Project Through photography, the young women of Overcoming Barriers to Health collectively identified health issues and then used their images to create a … Continue reading

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