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Confusion Grows Over 9th District Representation

By Adrian Florido A member of the committee that recommended recent City Charter changes adding a ninth City Council district says city officials are misinterpreting the charter as they try to phase in that new district. Adrian Kwiatkowski, one of … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces To Represent New District … For Now

By Marissa Cabrera It’s been unclear who will be leading San Diego’s new 9th Council District until now. The City’s Redistricting Committee has been working to draw up new boundaries for the city’s council districts for the past couple of months. Those … Continue reading

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Scrambling to Ensure a Voice for Ninth District

By Adrian Florido   For weeks, San Diego’s Redistricting Commission has been winding down its work to draw new City Council boundaries. When it’s done, the city will have a new 9th District likely to include City Heights, Kensington-Talmadge and … Continue reading

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LGBT Redistricting Groups Slash Gay-Friendly Azalea Park

After declaring itself a gay-friendly community in 1993 and actively recruiting gay homeowners in the decade that followed, Azalea Park became a Pride sweetheart, taking home awards seven years in a row for its parade entries. So why was Azalea … Continue reading

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A Dilemma in Kensington-Talmadge

Kensington and Talmadge were both drawn into the new 9th City Council District in City Heights. Kensington wants out but Talmadge leaders see opportunity to influence development on El Cajon Boulevard. | Photo Credit: Sam Hodgson By Adrian Florido The … Continue reading

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Graphic: New Political Boundaries Take Shape

The city has to redraw its district lines every decade based on new population numbers. This year, it also had to carve out a ninth City Council district. Here’s an up-close look at some of the changes in store. The … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Gloria Could Be Looking For A New Home

By Megan Burks California Fund to Help Food Retailers in Low-Income Areas Food justice advocates were abuzz Wednesday with the White House announcement of a California program designed to bring food retailers to food deserts. California FreshWorks Fund is a … Continue reading

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Minorities Have Mixed Reaction to Proposed District Map

The preliminary map approved by the Redistricting Commission yesterday has City Heights at the center of a ninth council district (above in orange). By Katie Orr The map not only redraws the existing lines, it carves out a new 9th … Continue reading

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Redistricting Commission To Vote Today on Preliminary Map

One of the maps being considered this week has City Heights in the new ninth council district with the College Area and parts of southeast San Diego. By Katie Orr The city’s redistricting commission will vote Thursday afternoon on a … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Dreams Come True for South Sudan, DREAMers

By Megan Burks Rap From the World’s Newest Country After decades of civil war, southern Sudan seceded from the north and became the Republic of South Sudan Saturday. The San Diego Union-Tribune ran a story on the celebration by Sudanese … Continue reading

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