Copley-Price Family YMCA set to open Jan. 3

The new Copley-Price Family YMCA is set to open on Jan. 3 at the site of the old Pearson Ford dealership on El Cajon Boulevard. The $34 million, 53,000-square-foot center will be nearly twice the size of the old Copley Family YMCA on Landis Street. No one will be turned away because of their inability to pay for membership fees.

Opening day for the Copley-Price Family YMCA that has been rising from the ground once home to the Pearson Ford dealership on Fairmount Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard is set for Jan. 3. “This is a great addition to the…

Zero tolerance often misses the point

Cherokee Point Elementary School Principal talks to a student who needs a little understanding. Photo Credit: Speak City Heights

In line after recess, Jacob gets antsy and starts poking Marcos. Marcos tells Jacob to stop, and when he doesn’t, Marcos pushes Jacob. An altercation ensues. At a school with a zero-tolerance discipline policy, Marcos and Jacob would be sent…

Cero tolerancia a veces no es lo mejor

Mientras esperaba en fila después del recreo, Jacob se sintió inquieto y comenzó a empujar a Marcos con el dedo. Marcos le dijo a Jacob que dejara de hacerlo y como siguió haciéndolo, Marcos empujó a Jacob y ocurrió un…

Organization provides clothing for schoolchildren

One of the more than 100 volunteers who staff the Assistance League of Greater San Diego Thrift Shop on University Avenue helps Kevin Alvarez select the right-sized jacket.

Operation School Bell is entering its 50th year of providing new clothes for school to low-income and homeless San Diego youths. This year, the Assistance League of Greater San Diego program provided clothing to more than 3,000 children in need…