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Community Health Worker Academy Targets Latinas

A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods.

By Brian Myers   A weekly public health and leadership training is attempting to fight chronic diseases in low income neighborhoods. The workshops are hosted by Project Concern International (PCI), an organization with programs globally and locally in San Diego. … Continue reading

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Food Waste Activists Serve Vegetarian Meals At City Heights Park

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers On a Sunday afternoon a group of activists drive their car up to the park next to the City Heights Library and pull a large steaming pot of … Continue reading

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Asian Americans Encouraged to Test for Hepatitis B

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers With help from pharmaceutical students at UC San Diego, the Asian Pacific Health Foundation is continuing its campaign for a “Hepatitis Free San Diego.” APHF Medical Director Robert Gish … Continue reading

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Generation Born After the War Still Feels Consequences of Fall of Saigon

By Alexandria Magik Rice Jerry La’s parents fled Saigon after it fell to North Vietnamese troops in 1975. La said the trauma they endured has kept them from talking about the past. “My parents are very present-oriented people – present … Continue reading

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City Heights Joins ‘Fight for 15’

Workers rallied in City Heights April 15, 2015 for the minimum wage to be increased to $15 an hour and support of food service workers and security officers unionizing. | Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By … Continue reading

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A Few Bad Apples or A Prejudiced System?

By Brian Myers Last weekend in City Heights marked two radically different responses to law enforcement in diverse and lower income communities. San Diego Police Department Community Liaison Officer David Felkins greeted residents and community groups Saturday morning outside the … Continue reading

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City Heights Nonprofit Reality Changers Launches New Campaign

The nonprofit that was founded in 2001 launched its “Give to the Future” campaign on Wednesday, and hopes to send 1,000 children to college at the end of this school year. By Dwane Brown For eight years, City Heights-based nonprofit … Continue reading

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Anti-Globalization Movement Lingers at Teralta Park’s ‘Really Really Free Market’

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers It was an ordinary Sunday in Teralta Park for City Heights resident Francisco when he stumbled upon numerous signs proclaiming that what looked like a storage closet explosion … Continue reading

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Protesters Gather in Mid-City After Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators gather in City Heights Nov. 25 in the wake of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teenager. | Video Credit: Brian Myers By Brian Myers Following a Missouri … Continue reading

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Bikes del Pueblo Seeks Permanent Space to Help Mid-City Residents With Bike Repairs

Video Credit: Brian Myers By Brian Myers A flat tire or a broken chain is all it takes to put a bike out of service if the cyclist doesn’t know how to fix the problem or can’t afford a mechanic. … Continue reading

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