- Nov. 18
In 1993, Sol Price flipped the switch on what has become decades of philanthropic investment in City Heights. Two foundations have spent more than a quarter of a billion dollars there since 2000. So what's become of all that money? Are residents better off because of it?
- Feb. 8
Many children in the county who qualify for free school lunches aren't getting assistance during summer break.
- Feb. 1
The "Community Faces" mural at Market Creek Plaza in southeastern San Diego has come down and will be replaced with a new one showing faces of younger community members. But in one family, the tradition will carry on.
- Jan. 28
Reporters from four California public media newsrooms, including KPBS, are teaming up this election year to ask why some people don't cast their ballots and why others make it a priority. The project is called — California Counts.
- Jan. 25
Yellow Cab has launched a mobile app to help the new cabbies compete with rideshare services. Another is expected in February.
- Jan. 21
Educators say parent involvement is key to a student's success. But what if a student's parents never went to school themselves? A program in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego is trying to help.
- Jan. 18
About 400 people attended a rally Monday showing solidarity with Muslim women, many of whom said they've seen an upsurge in prejudice in recent months.
- Jan. 18
The conversation about childhood trauma is in vogue among U.S. educators. But increased awareness comes at a time when state funding for children's mental health care is flat.
- Jan. 11
Refugees from a Burmese ethnic minority group celebrated the new year this weekend and also discussed the news from their home country.
- Dec. 17
The City Heights neighborhood of San Diego has long been considered a food desert with its sparse supermarkets. But residents are working to make it an oasis of well-stocked corner markets.
- Dec. 14
The restorative justice program aimed at helping juvenile delinquents could get $1 million in new funding from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
- Dec. 10
Refugees and refugee advocates plan to gather downtown Thursday "to stand up against hateful rhetoric" and ask elected leaders to welcome those seeking asylum.
- Dec. 8
The program places social work interns on school campuses so they can intervene when absences start to pile up.
- Dec. 4
Travelers at Lindbergh Field will soon come face-to-face with 50 refugees and immigrants living in San Diego through a mural by The AjA Project.
- Dec. 1
America's Finest Charter School was the top performing underprivileged school in California on standardized tests last year. We wanted to know why and found out ex-Superintendent Alan Bersin's methods get the credit.
- Nov. 24
A new study begins to debunk fears that school discipline reform would result in rowdy classrooms and poor learning environments. Plus, we lay out the suspension trend district-by-district for San Diego County.
- Nov. 18
County and school officials hope to expand a pilot program that brought together students and police for conflict resolution training.
- Nov. 13
Community groups and public employees are calling on San Diego County to get more eligible residents enrolled in CalFresh and CalWORKS.
- Nov. 13
The suspect in a shooting that left a 20-year-old woman and her 22-year-old brother dead was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in City Heights early Friday.
- Nov. 11
The district has also increased interpretation services to help refugee and immigrant parents in meetings with teachers and administrators.
- Nov. 6
The event continues the discussion around a controversial gang conspiracy law used to jail several men from the neighborhood.
- Nov. 6
Federal funding for senior services hasn't kept up with inflation thanks to stalled legislation. As their Baby Boomer neighbors age, a group of City Heights residents aren't waiting for lawmakers to catch up.
- Nov. 3
City engineers may extend an existing resurfacing project on 54th Street to improve safety for bicyclists and pedestrians.
- Oct. 28
Councilwoman Marti Emerald wants to release the three-stage study in full despite an existing plan to release information as it becomes available.
- Oct. 26
A pilot program from the San Diego Archaeological Center aims to teach kids to ask questions, carry out an investigation and analyze data.
- Oct. 26
A charter school in San Diego's Mid-City area is getting top honors for its performance on California's new Common Core-aligned standardized test.