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Local Farmers Help San Diegans Connect to Their Roots Through Agriculture

Robin Taylor of Suzie’s Farm and Ralph Achenbach of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego talk with KPBS Evening Edition host Peggy Pico about community-supported agriculture. By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico Eating locally grown produce is … Continue reading

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City Heights Residents Give Their Neighborhood Canyon a Spring-Cleaning

Wendy Miller and her City Heights neighbors took part in a countywide watershed cleanup event, scouring the region’s canyons, creeks and beaches. This story was filmed in one day on April 26, 2014, for “One Day in San Diego.” The … Continue reading

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Closing San Diego Unified’s Student-Teacher Diversity Gap

By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico White students barely make up 25 percent of the student population in the San Diego Unified School District, but two-thirds of the teachers and counselors in the district are white. That lack … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: Offering Care Packages – and Hugs – to the Homeless

Teen Producers Project Youth filmmakers in the Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers Project introduce us to Jacqueline Penhos, founder of The Art of Being You, a nonprofit that helps women who have been involved with sex trafficking. Penhos recently started … Continue reading

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Covered California Enrollment Deadline Approaching

By Megan Burks Listen to Covered California spokewoman Lizelda Lopez take questions on KPBS Midday Edition The deadline to sign up for health insurance through the state’s health insurance exchange, Covered California, is March 31. Americans can sign up through … Continue reading

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San Diego Welcomes First Muslim Fraternity

By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico Click here to listen to the full Midday Edition interview The days of the Animal House fraternity miught be over, in most cases. But Greek life on campus can still get rowdy. … Continue reading

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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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