Two months ago, researchers predicted a low graduation rate for San Diego Unified's class of 2016. Now the district says it's on track to set a record for the highest rate among the state's five largest districts.
We recently revisited two of our voters from the neighboring San Diego communities of Kensington and Teralta. Their neighborhoods and backgrounds are drastically different. Their political views? Not so much.
It can take San Diego County applicants three days to get food stamps under the CalFresh program. The goal now is to sign up in the morning and have an EBT card loaded with the CalFresh dollars by dinner time.
The County Office of Education plans to have students from its alternative schools run businesses out of the renovated site. The development will replace an old car dealership and church goods store on El Cajon Boulevard near Interstate 15.
Caltrans began work this month on a bikeway that will take cyclists from Kensington to Mission Valley by 2018. Discoveries at the job site reveal something very different passed through the route 3.5 million years ago.
Voter turnout in San Diego's refugee community is low, but those refugees who do vote never miss an election. Now a nonprofit is working to get out the vote among refugees — betting they'll become super voters.
The city of San Diego's infrastructure committee has signed off on money for a recreation building at Park de la Cruz in City Heights, where city and county senior programs could find a home if the City Council approves.
The request from the local ACLU office and 26 other San Diego groups comes after District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis decided not to bring charges against an officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man last year.
Kensington and the Teralta neighborhood in City Heights butt up against each other geographically, but they have stark differences. One example: In Kensington, 62 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the 2014 general election compared to 27 percent in Teralta.
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.
The city replaced its homeless tents in Barrio Logan and the Midway District this year with a year-round program and extra emergency beds at St. Vincent De Paul. The plan got a slow start Monday as rain moved into the region.
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.
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.
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.
Ramped up preventative efforts and early interventions are needed to bring down the number of San Diego County youths joining gangs because parental disapproval alone may not be enough, according to a report released Monday by the San Diego Association of Governments.
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.