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On The Syllabus For San Diego Students, Police: How To Communicate

Nov. 18
By Megan Burks

County and school officials hope to expand a pilot program that brought together students and police for conflict resolution training.

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San Diego Coalition Wants 100% Enrollment In Safety Net Programs By 2020

Nov. 13
By Megan Burks

Community groups and public employees are calling on San Diego County to get more eligible residents enrolled in CalFresh and CalWORKS.

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Double Murder Suspect Wounded In Police Standoff

Nov. 13
By City News Service

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.

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San Diego Unified Expands Halal School Lunch Program

Nov. 11
By Megan Burks

The district has also increased interpretation services to help refugee and immigrant parents in meetings with teachers and administrators.

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Cornel West To Discuss Race, Policing In Southeastern San Diego

Nov. 6
By Megan Burks

The event continues the discussion around a controversial gang conspiracy law used to jail several men from the neighborhood.

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City Heights Residents Create Roving Senior Center

Nov. 6
By Megan Burks

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.

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San Diego Responds To Calls For Safety Fixes At Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Nov. 3
By Megan Burks

City engineers may extend an existing resurfacing project on 54th Street to improve safety for bicyclists and pedestrians.

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Release Of San Diego Police Racial Profiling Analysis Delayed

Oct. 28
By Megan Burks

Councilwoman Marti Emerald wants to release the three-stage study in full despite an existing plan to release information as it becomes available.

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Archaeology Program Trains City Heights Students To Think Creatively

Oct. 26
By Dwane Brown

A pilot program from the San Diego Archaeological Center aims to teach kids to ask questions, carry out an investigation and analyze data.

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San Diego School Scores Highest Among Low-Income Schools On State Test

Oct. 26
By Megan Burks

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.

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Committee To Keep Close Tabs On San Diego Code Enforcement

Oct. 21
By City News Service

An audit last week detailed mismanagement that let renters languish in potentially dangerous housing conditions.

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Audit Details Little Accountability For Dangerous Housing Conditions In San Diego

Oct. 15
By Megan Burks

Residents dealing with unsafe housing conditions were likely to receive the same treatment as those complaining about messy yards, according to an audit of San Diego's Code Enforcement Division released Thursday.

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Mid-City Residents Want Safety Fixes At Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Oct. 14
By Megan Burks

The San Diego street where investigators believe multiple drivers struck a Mid-City teen lacks sidewalks and a bike lane.

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City Heights Park Nears Completion

Oct. 8
By Megan Burks

Charles Lewis III Memorial Park has been in the works for about a decade.

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San Diego Launches Mobile Breast Exam Unit

Oct. 5
By Megan Burks

Bringing mammograms to the people who need them – that's the goal of a mobile mammography coach launched Monday in City Heights.

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Food Waste Activists Serve Vegetarian Meals At City Heights Park

Oct. 5
Brian Myers / Speak City Heights

The City Heights chapter of Food Not Bombs serves free meals every Sunday afternoon at the Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park in City Heights.

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California Working To Bring Interpreters To Civil Courtrooms

Oct. 1
By Megan Burks

California has long provided interpreters to defendants in criminal court, but not always for those in civil court.

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San Diego Public Safety Costs Steady Despite High State Corrections Spending

Sept. 30
By Megan Burks

A study out this week says California's public safety realignment program hasn't resulted in the savings lawmakers wanted.

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Long-Time Mid-City Business To Become San Diego's Next Coworking Space

Sept. 28
By Megan Burks

The owners of the Lafayette Hotel plan to bring businesses, restaurants and events to the O'Connor's Church Goods building.

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San Diego Latinos Urged To Register On National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 22
By Megan Burks

Latinos make up about a third of the county but less than a fifth of voters.

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East African Girl Scouts In San Diego Learn Heritage, Female Leadership

Sept. 22
By Megan Burks

Girl Scouts have gotten a lot more diverse since the first troop formed in 1912 Georgia — especially in San Diego.

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Syrians Could Soon Be Next Refugee Group To Call San Diego Home

Aug. 26
By Megan Burks

More than 4 million Syrians are fleeing a violent civil war. The U.S. State Department has agreed to bring some of them into the country.

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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In 2011 City Heights Murder

Aug. 25
By City News Service

Lamont Holman — one of four people accused of involvement in the gang retaliation killing of Cordell King in City Heights — pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Laboratory To Bring Career Pathways — And A Bit Of The Ocean — To City Heights

Aug. 24
By Megan Burks

A long-awaited science facility in City Heights now has enough funding to break ground.

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Fourth Arrest Made In 2011 City Heights Slaying

Aug. 21
By City News Service

Lamont Holman of San Diego allegedly was one of four people — two men and two women — in a car that approached 28-year-old Cordell King in April 2011.