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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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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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