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SDSU Student Contracts Mumps, County Sees Spike In Disease

Dec. 12
By Alexander Nguyen, Ebone Monet

So far this year, there have been 63 confirmed or probable mumps cases in San Diego, compared to nine cases last year — a sevenfold increase.

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The Census Sets Out To Hire Thousands Of People

Dec. 12
By Ebone Monet

The U.S. Census is rolling out efforts to amp up outreach and education in communities such as City Heights.

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New City Heights Coffee Shop Owners Retain Commitment To Youth

Dec. 10
By Ebone Monet

City Heights Coffee House changes name and shifts focus from java to youth employment.

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City, Nonprofit Unite To Stave Off Flood-Prone Chollas Creek

Dec. 5
By Ebone Monet

The city of San Diego and community members monitor a creek known for pollution and flooding.

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Storage Center For Homeless Opens In City Heights

Dec. 2
By Ebone Monet

The City of San Diego has opened a new storage center in for people experiencing homelessness. City Heights is now the third community to get such a site.

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San Diego City Council President Georgette Gomez Talks Impact And Legacy In District 9

Nov. 29
By Ebone Monet

With Gomez now running for Congress, what does this mean for District 9 which includes City Heights, where some residents say their community is often overlooked?

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City Heights Residents Using 'Get It Done' App To Clean Up Neighborhood

Nov. 27
By Ebone Monet

So far this year the city has received 21,538 reports from City Heights. That figure is second only to downtown.

City Heights' home for sale.

High Prices Keeping Home Ownership A Dream For Many City Heights Residents

Nov. 15
By Ebone Monet

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income in City Heights is $40,000, which is less than half of what mortgage professionals estimate is needed to afford a median-priced home in the community.

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Blighted City Heights Property Has A New Lease On Life

Nov. 12
By Ebone Monet

The City Heights Community Development Corp. has plans to turn the 100-year-old "Sally Wong" building into affordable housing.

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City Heights Mortuary Featured In San Diego's Asian Film Festival

Nov. 8
By Ebone Monet

A documentary set in a Vietnamese mortuary in San Diego's City Heights explores the themes of culture, identity and grief.

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City Heights Children Walk Some Dangerous Streets To Trick-Or-Treat

Oct. 31
By Ebone Monet

Halloween is a time of increased pedestrian accidents involving children, and City Heights has some of the most dangerous traffic corridors in San Diego.

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Streets To Close Down In Normal Heights And City Heights For CicloSDias

Oct. 25
By Ebone Monet

People are encouraged to take part in CicloSDias, an open-street, car-free celebration of cycling and community.

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Public Support of San Diego Promise Gives Adult Students A Second Chance

Oct. 23
By Ebone Monet

San Diego Community College District launches it's first ever day of giving, to expand the San Diego Promise program to more students.

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Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime After Teenage Syrian Refugee Beaten On Trolley

Oct. 17
By City News Service, Ebone Monet

Detectives are reviewing video footage that corroborates a teenage Syrian refugee's report of being attacked on a San Diego trolley by a man shouting epithets about the victim's ethnicity, a police spokesman said Thursday.

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City Heights Refugee Youth Harvest Plants, Job Skills

Oct. 16
By Ebone Monet

A program is giving refugee, immigrant, and low-income youth from City Heights job training by teaching them how to farm. But the real goal is to make them hireable.

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Sharp Memorial Launches Geriatric Trauma Program

Sept. 20
By Ebone Monet

As the senior population continues to grow in San Diego County, Sharp Memorial Hospital has developed a new geriatric trauma program specifically tailored to meet the needs of older patients.

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'The Great Believers' Author Rebecca Makkai Headlines One Book Event

Sept. 19
By Ebone Monet

The event will take place on Thursday at Balboa Theatre. It will feature a discussion on the fight against AIDS in San Diego along with a performance by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus.

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Business Report: New Jobs Numbers Lower Than Expected

Sept. 6
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: New jobs numbers come in lower than expected, housing construction in San Diego is down, and Google reaches a settlement with the FCC for a case involving children.

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San Diego Nonprofit Provides Free Immigration Legal Services At SDSU, CSU San Marcos

Sept. 5
By Ebone Monet

Jewish Family Services launches free legal services program for students and faculty members with immigration concerns.

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Business Report: Warner Bros. To Carlsbad, Chick-Fil-A Versus Popeyes, Johnson & Johnson Role In Opioid Crisis

Aug. 30
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: Warner Bros. announces plans for a mobile games studio in Carlsbad, an Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay out millions for it's role in the opioid crisis and #PopeyesvsChikfila was all fun and games until Popeyes ran out of chicken sandwiches.

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Business Report: US Jobs Report Revised 500,000 Jobs Fewer

Aug. 23
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised last year’s jobs numbers 500,000 jobs fewer than before, and San Diego's Pechanga Arena may be under new management next year.

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Planned Parenthood Warns Rise In Unintended Pregnancies And STDs

Aug. 22
By Ebone Monet

The organization decided to withdraw from the Title X funding program because a new rule by the Trump administration that forbids referrals to doctors who can perform abortions.

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Business Report: Stock Markets Flux Following New Signs Of Recession

Aug. 16
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: stock markets flux after new signs of recession appear, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and a new report puts San Diego in third for highest inflation rate in the nation.

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Business Report: Trump Announces More Tariffs On Chinese Goods

Aug. 2
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: President Trump tweeted another tariff hike on China, the Federal Reserve Lowered Interest Rates, and the T-Mobile-Sprint clears a final, major hurdle.

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California Hospices Unite Into State Network

Aug. 1
By Ebone Monet

There are more than 4,300 hospice providers nationwide, and CDC numbers show that a little less than 40% of those are non-profit. Here in California, the nonprofit hospice providers plan to join forces.

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Father Joe’s Walks For Homeless Awareness

July 30
By Ebone Monet

A local nonprofit servicing San Diego’s homeless launches a 2-mile walk to raise funds for homeless services.

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Jacobs Centers Looks For Next Batch Of Entrepreneurs For 'Connect All' Program

July 29
By Ebone Monet

The Jacobs Center "Connect All" program is looking for the next batch of entrepreneurs ready to grow their start-ups.

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Business Report: DOJ Hints At Breaking Up Big Tech

July 26
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: The Department of Justice says it’s reviewing the practices of top online platforms, Equifax is paying out for a 2017 data breach, and California strikes a new deal with car makers regarding emissions.

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Legal Aid Group Al Otro Lado Reacts To Changing Immigration Policies

July 26
By Ebone Monet

The legal director of Al Otro Lado talks about immigration and the Trump Administration.

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SDSU Researchers Use New Genetic Technology To Save Sharks

July 26
By Ebone Monet

San Diego State University researchers have a new method for quick, real-time genetic screening that could streamline shark conservation efforts around the world.

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Business Report: San Diego To Keep Comic-Con Through 2024

July 19
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: San Diego will keep Comic-Con through 2024 despite falling out of the top five cities for convention destinations, and Amazon says Prime Day sales beat out Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

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The United State Of Women Looks To Break Down Barriers

July 17
By Ebone Monet

San Diego's Ambassador of The United State Of Women talks about barriers the organization believes are holding back women and what can be done to break them down.

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San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott Campaigning For Reelection

July 15
By Ebone Monet

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott is campaigning to keep her job. She has endorsements from a number of high-profile elected officials. Elliott talked about her accomplishments and responded to criticism from her opponent, attorney Cory Briggs.

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Business Report: 200 Jobs To Be Lost As Local Tuna Sells Off Fishing Boats

July 12
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: South Pacific Tuna cites federal regulations for why it's downsizing, Jack in the Box completes a $1.3 billion refinancing deal and McDonald's ups their game against Chik-fil-A's chicken sandwich.

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Scripps Health Develops New Method For Transporting Livers Without Ice

July 11
By Ebone Monet

Scripps Green Hospital has a new method for transporting livers that could preserve more organs and save more lives.

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Discussing 'The Rationals Of Assisted Suicide'

July 10
By Ebone Monet

The Hemlock Society plans to hold a panel discussion in July about the rationality of assisted suicide.

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Lawyer Cory Briggs Announces Run For San Diego City Attorney

July 8
By Ebone Monet

Advocate and lawyer Cory Briggs talks about his candidacy for San Diego City Attorney.

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Business Report: California Launches CalSavers Senior Retirement Savings Program

July 5
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: the California Treasury Department launches CalSavers to help employees with retirement, another gas tax increase is in effect and the San Diego County Port Authority pledges millions to improve transportation to the airport.

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ArtPower’s New Season Brings International Acts To UCSD

July 5
By Ebone Monet

The ArtPower schedule is out with new dance, music, and special events involving international talent.

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A Local Nonprofit Works To Keep Young Voters Empowered In 2020

June 25
By Ebone Monet

As the 2020 political season approaches, one group is out to make sure San Diego’s youth stay politically tuned in and engaged.

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Business Report: Feds Hint At Interest Rate Cuts Ahead Of Recession Watch

June 24
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: The Federal Reserve signaled lowering interest rates, Facebook launched its own cryptocurrency, and a bill targeting short-term rentals is making headway in the California Senate.

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NPR Public Editor Is One Of A Kind

June 20
By Ebone Monet

NPR reaches more than 100 million people each month. As the public's representative to NPR, Elizabeth Jensen receives tens of thousands of letters from listeners and responds to significant questions, comments and criticisms.

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Business Report: Uber Will Use Drones To Deliver McDonald's Favorites To San Diego Foodies

June 14
By Ebone Monet

Uber will use drones to deliver your favorite McDonalds combos in San Diego this summer.

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Alpine Animal Rescue Raising Awareness About Big Cats

June 11
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Lions Tigers & Bears big cat animal rescue takes in exotic animals unsuited for zoo conservation programs, and they’re calling for public awareness and support about exotic big cats.

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Business Report: The Future Of Downtown San Diego Development?

June 10
By Ebone Monet

The week's business news includes changes to development in downtown San Diego development, ProFlowers closing its doors and Jeopardy! ratings hitting a 14-year high.

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Business Report: Disney Unveils Star Wars Galaxy's Edge

May 31
By Ebone Monet

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge is opening soon in Disneyland, California is banning the sale of fur, and Morgan Stanley says the US should be on recession watch.

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Researchers Study Student Success Stories At San Diego Schools

May 29
By Ebone Monet

Learning Policy Institute studied San Diego Unified School District and Chula Vista Elementary to find out how these schools have encouraged high achievement among students, including students of color.

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Business Report: SeaWorld Attendance Makes A Comeback

May 24
By Ebone Monet

SeaWorld is seeing big crowds six years after the debut of "Blackfish," millennials are hitting a middle age financial crisis, and the "Campus At Horton" project hopes to revitalize the downtown area.

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Classic Films Spark Summer Magic At Cinema Under The Stars

May 23
By Ebone Monet

Meet the men behind Cinema Under The Stars, an outdoor theater providing the summer movie experience in Mission Hills.

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San Diego Tech Hub Plans To Transform Horton Plaza

May 22
By Ebone Monet

Downtown San Diego Partnership talks about why it believes the newly approved “Campus At Horton” is right for downtown San Diego.

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