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The Fine Line Between Gang Policing and Gang Behavior

Some community members community have likened members of the San Diego Police Department’s gang suppression unit to Stormtroopers or a gang itself. One officer admitted his unit is less connected with the community than it should be, but said it’s … Continue reading

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City Heights School Opens Recycling Bins to Parents

The city of San Diego’s recycling ordinance has been on the books since 2007. But some residents in the city’s dense, older neighborhoods still find it difficult to recycle at home. City Heights youth are trying to make the practice … Continue reading

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Pro Kids Explore Suzie’s Farm with Savor San Diego

In City Heights, the non-profit Pro Kids organization uses golf as the hook to involve more than 1,500 children with various types of learning, including healthy eating and fitness. Fieldtrips are favorites, and on this episode of Savor San Diego, … Continue reading

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Change-Makers at Monroe Clark Middle

Using photography to identify issues in their school and community, Monroe Clark Middle School students in The AjA Project’s PhotoCity program are reimagining a safe and healthy school and community. By focusing their lenses on their surroundings, youth are using … Continue reading

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New Report Finds 10 Percent of San Diegans Live in Poverty

By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico It has been 50 years since the U.S. government declared a “War On Poverty,” but it is still a serious problem across the nation and in San Diego. A new report by … Continue reading

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City Kicks Off Sidewalk Assessment

San Diego’s sidewalks may be in for much-needed repairs. Interim Mayor Todd Gloria and Councilman Mark Kersey kicked off a project Friday, Januray 10, 2014, that will assess the city’s 5,000 miles of sidewalks over the next year. | Video … Continue reading

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Explainer: Tracking Racial Profiling in SD

A Speak City Heights and Voice of San Diego investigation revealed the San Diego Police Department will start tracking traffic stops to look for incidents of racial profiling after letting the effort wane for a decade. Voice of San Diego’s … Continue reading

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Mid-City Youth Look to Prevent Crime With Survey of Alcohol Retailers

The Latino Youth Council found at least 28 stores that sell alcohol in the Mid-City area violate state beverage control standards. | Video Credit: Nicholas McVicker By Dwane Brown The Latino Youth Council released an assessment on Friday of 30 … Continue reading

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How Much Does it Cost to Raise A Family in San Diego?

Peter Brownell, research director, Center for Policy Initiatives, speaks with KPBS Evening Edition’s Peggy Pico about the cost of living in San Diego. By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge, Patty Lane and Peggy Pico An analysis by the California Budget Project … Continue reading

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South Sudanese in San Diego Concerned About Violence Back Home

By Jill Replogle In recent weeks, fighting in South Sudan has caused more than 50,000 people to seek protection at United Nations peacekeeping bases there. The violence in the fledgling nation worries South Sudanese living in the U.S. with family … Continue reading

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