Tag Archives: Mid-City CAN

San Diego Unified Expands Halal School Lunch Program

A Crawford High School student orders a halal chili-lime chicken bowl on campus May 20, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks A San Diego Unified School District program thatbrought halal school lunches to Crawford High School has … Continue reading

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Free Youth Bus Passes Set to Expire This Month

The Media Arts Center takes a look at the benefits of the Youth Opportunity Pass public transportation project, which provides free bus passes to students in San Diego. Students say the bus passes save them money and time and give … Continue reading

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Crawford High Pilots Halal School Lunches

Crawford High School in City Heights has been piloting a new lunch menu to reach out to its Muslim students. Once a week, students can pick up a special halal meal. | Video Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Walk … Continue reading

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Construyendo Un City Heights Más Saludable

The Building Healthy Communities initiative in City Heights is nearing the midpoint of a 10-year effort that so far has resulted in a number of improvements, including a popular farmers market.| Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life Por David Ogul … Continue reading

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Building a Healthier City Heights

The Building Healthy Communities initiative in City Heights is nearing the midpoint of a 10-year effort that so far has resulted in a number of improvements, including a popular farmers market.| Photo Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego … Continue reading

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El Vecindario Pobre Más Rico de San Diego, Dos Décadas Después

Podríamos llamar a City Heights el vecindario pobre más rico de San Diego. Desde el año 2000, dos fundaciones han invertido más de 250 millones de dólares en el vecindario. Casi la misma cantidad de dinero que la Ciudad de … Continue reading

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Students Want Cap-and-Trade Dollars for Free Youth Bus Passes

Abdullahi Mohamed speaks to supporters Dec. 10, 2014 at a rally for free student bus passes. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Students marched from San Diego High School to the Metropolitan Transit System offices Wednesday to persuade … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Richest Poor Neighborhood, Two Decades Later

City Heights could be called San Diego’s richest poor neighborhood. Since 2000, two foundations alone have invested more than a quarter billion dollars in the neighborhood. That’s about the same as what the city of Chula Vista spends on all … Continue reading

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City Breaks Ground On One of Two Mid-City Skate Parks

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Councilwoman Marti Emerald join City Heights residents to break ground on the Central Avenue Mini Park Oct. 2, 2014. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks The city broke ground Thursday on a … Continue reading

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Mid-City Grinds on Community Health in Urban Planning

City Heights skateboarders helped author a report that looks at the health benefits and implications of the skate park coming to their neighborhood. Mid-City CAN youth leader Leslie Renteria and senior researcher on the project Marnie Purciel-Hill talk with KPBS … Continue reading

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