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A Dose Of Nature Comes To One Of San Diego’s Densest Neighborhoods

A newly constructed foot bridge can be seen from the top of the 47th Street Canyon in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, April 14, 2017 By Tarryn Mento San Diego County is known for its natural attractions and hiking excursions. … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at Charles Lewis Park

Video Credit: Matt Bowler, KPBS By Megan Burks City engineers are just waiting for the new plants to take root before opening Charles Lewis III Memorial Park on Home Avenue in City Heights to the public. It has a dog … Continue reading

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City Heights Gets $3.1M Grant to Renovate YMCA Building

Councilwoman Marti Emerald speaks at a press conference announcing a state grant to renovate a building in City Heights, Aug. 3, 2015. | Photo Credit: Matt Bowler By Matt Bowler A major step toward providing a new recreation center in … Continue reading

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Unirse al circo para aprender algo nuevo

By Staff Un nuevo programa en City Heights tiene a los chicos haciendo juegos malabares y sentándose en sillas invisibles. El Circo Fern Street comenzó en 1990 en el vecindario de Golden Hill en San Diego. El circo profesional se … Continue reading

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City Council OKs Plan to Turn Chollas Parkway Into Park

By Megan Burks Every day, some 6,400 motorists rattle down Chollas Parkway in the City Heights area. To the north are a few small industrial lots, and to the south is a creek. This week the San Diego City Council … Continue reading

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Residents Want Teralta Park Maintenance, Community Relations Officers in Budget

By Tarryn Mento Dozens of San Diegans called on the City Council to increase funding for parks and recreation, public safety and the arts in Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s proposed $3.2 billion spending plan. For nearly 2½ hours Monday evening, community … Continue reading

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City Planning Professionals Honor City Heights Skaters

By Megan Burks

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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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City Council Approves 500 Percent Increase in Fees for Mid-City Parks and Facilities

A construction crew works on the new YMCA facility in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Jamie Scott Lytle By Megan Burks Developers are about to pay a whole lot more in fees to build homes in San Diego’s mid-city area. … Continue reading

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The Decade-Long Wait for Parks

A swath of land along Home Avenue in City Heights has been fenced off since the city said it would build a park there more than a decade ago ago. | Photo Credit: Bianca Bruno By Megan Burks Last week, … Continue reading

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