- April 10
A state computer glitch is holding up Medi-Cal applications across California, delaying health coverage for thousands of San Diegans.
- April 8
As statewide conversations on childhood trauma grow, San Diego health, welfare and education leaders push service providers to get "trauma-informed."
- April 2
For a city whose gang problem pales in comparison to so-called gang capitals Los Angeles and Chicago, we sure have been talking about gangs a lot lately. Here's a primer on San Diego's gang landscape.
- April 1
Mama's Kitchen began its meal service to HIV/AIDS victims in 1990 and had 26 clients by the end of that year. The 1 millionth delivery came in 1999.
- March 31
Today is the deadline to sign up for health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act coverage – sort of.
- March 27
San Diego's police chief goes from being unaware of racial profiling concerns to hearing them firsthand.
- March 25
Tasha Williamson, an activist and educator schooled in fighting gangs in Los Angeles, is using her street skills to battle gang violence in San Diego. She's one of dozens of street outreach workers new group License to Serve is working to organize and support.
- March 25
- Midday Edition
Top urban poverty scholars will look at ways to combat poverty at a conference this week at USC, where a photography exhibition gives a glimpse of what everyday life is like for City Heights residents.
- March 24
San Diego police Chief Shelley Zimmerman will have her first "Meet the Chief" town hall meeting with members of the Southeast San Diego community Monday night.
- March 19
The Metropolitan Transit System board of directors took steps Thursday toward renewing its contract with the city to oversee San Diego's taxi industry.
- March 18
A street outreach worker in San Diego says the term "at-risk" is too vague and too broadly applied — sometimes to the detriment of those truly in danger of becoming entrenched in gang life.
- March 17
It's Match Week for soon-to-be doctors and there's a lot at stake. For refugee doctors, it's a career they've already lost once.
- March 17
The San Diego Police Department shares real-time information on gang homicides so former gang members can work to stop retaliation — starting at the hospital.
- March 10
City Heights lost its main grocery store but gained two additional spots to buy monthly transit passes.
- March 3
Some community members community have likened members of the San Diego Police Department's gang suppression unit to Stormtroopers or a gang itself.
- Feb. 26
The city of San Diego's ordinance mandating recycling 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.
- Feb. 14
Health advocates and community activists provided health screening in City Heights on Friday for members of the East African community.
- Feb. 5
The state's prison realignment effort has drawn up a complicated matrix of detention options for felons in California, and with it a lot of confusion about which ones can vote.
- Feb. 5
Getting kids to school every day is important for their academic success and for schools’ bottom lines.
- Feb. 3
A new mini-park designed for adults opened in City Heights, with plenty of open space and public art.
- Jan. 30
Residents concerned about racial profiling say they're tired of being asked whether they're on parole when they get pulled over.
- Jan. 30
San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne heard from community members who said they've been racially profiled and proposed sweeping changes to address their concerns.
- Jan. 28
A report on how the San Diego Police Department collects racial data during traffic stops is scheduled to be delivered to a City Council committee Wednesday.
The largest supermarket in the community of City Heights is shutting its doors next month. The loss of Albertsons might increase the neighborhood's reputation as a "food desert."