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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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Asylum 101: Different Pathways Asylum-Seekers, Refugees Take To Reach The US

A 63-year-old Honduran woman, her daughter-in-law and granddaughter, whose identities are being protected because they fear persecution by gang members, speak from Guatemala about why they are seeking asylum in the U.S. or Canada, Jan. 31, 2014. By Tarryn Mento … Continue reading

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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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City Heights Family Accused of Burglarizing Their Own Store Files Suit Against SDPD

By H.G. Reza Hedy Julca was arrested inside her store while her 3-year-old son watched from close by. Her son Diego Lobaton, right, was detained by officers outside the store. | Photo by Dustin Michelson San Diego police officers acted … Continue reading

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“We Were Strangers Once, Too”: The Current State of Immigration Reform for Youth in San Diego

By Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Famo Musa, Binti Musa and Karla Flores The YAC Youth Media Team has worked to understand and share the voices and stories of undocumented and unaccompanied minors in the region, as well as to identify … Continue reading

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Study Sheds Light On Mid-City’s ‘Unauthorized, Uninsured’ Immigrants

By Megan Burks The U.S. Census can give us a pretty accurate idea of how many people are living illegally in the United States, but drill down to the neighborhood level and the margin of error widens. Now, a San … 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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City Heights Homeless on Changes in Their Community

By Brent Jensen, Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Binti Musa and Karla Flores In efforts to positively impact the community, Price Philanthropies and The California Endowment invested an estimated $265 million in City Heights over the past 15 years. The construction … Continue reading

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Aprendiendo Códigos Informáticos

El estudiante de la Preparatoria Hoover, José Cruz Morales y docenas de jóvenes más participaron recientemente en un programa que revela el misterio de los códigos informáticos.| Photo Por KPBS Por Matthew Bowler José Cruz Morales, estudiante de la Preparatoria … Continue reading

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