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Tease photo for Release Of San Diego Police Racial Profiling Analysis Delayed

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.

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

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.

Tease photo for San Diego Launches Mobile Breast Exam Unit

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.

Tease photo for California Working To Bring Interpreters To Civil Courtrooms

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.

Tease photo for San Diego Public Safety Costs Steady Despite High State Corrections Spending

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.

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San Diego Campus Builds On School Discipline Reform With Wellness Center

Aug. 21
By Megan Burks

Hoover High School in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego will soon become one of the first San Diego Unified campuses with a wellness center.

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Officials: Restorative Justice Pilot Program In City Heights Successful In First Year

Aug. 20
By City News Service

The City Heights Restorative Community Conference Pilot Project takes qualified youth offenders and puts them in face-to-face meetings with their victims and community stakeholders. Together, the parties work out customized plans designed to repair the harm done.

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Hoover High’s Cardinal Camp Helps Jump-Start School For Freshmen

Aug. 19
By Matthew Bowler

Surviving the transition from middle school to high school can be awkward and intimidating for many students. Hoover High School in City Heights has a solution —it's called Cardinal Camp.

Tease photo for City Heights Wants Place In San Diego Streetscape Tradition

City Heights Wants Place In San Diego Streetscape Tradition

Aug. 18
By Megan Burks

City Heights wants to be next on the list of San Diego communities with a neighborhood gateway sign.

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San Diego Police Dispute Allegations It Misused Facial Recognition Technology

Aug. 13
By Megan Burks

A New York Times article alleged San Diego police officers were using facial recognition technology without cause and without proper privacy protections.

Tease photo for City Heights Gets $3.1M Grant To Renovate YMCA Building

City Heights Gets $3.1M Grant To Renovate YMCA Building

Aug. 3
By Matthew Bowler, City News Service

The funding from the state Department of Housing and Community Development comes on top of funding last year that will pay for construction of a skate park at the site — Park De La Cruz on Landis Street.

Tease photo for Suspects In 2011 City Heights Murder Plead Not Guilty

Suspects In 2011 City Heights Murder Plead Not Guilty

July 28

Dionte Smith and Jennifer Lee Whitmer are accused of being a part of group that shot 28-year-old Cordell King.