Adjusting to life in an American classroom

Eliza Getch works with students on an English composition exercise at the New Arrivals Center at Hoover High School, one of several in the San Diego Unified School District.
PHOTO CREDIT: David Ogul

Veteran educator Eliza Getch welcomed the 17 students in her classroom at Hoover High School the way many teachers do on a typical Monday morning – by asking how they spent their weekend and questioning whether they got enough sleep.…

Police turn trashed property into a gem

Before and after pictures of a Fairmount Village property that underwent a massive makeover thanks to the efforts of three San Diego police officers.

Responding to a routine call of trespassing on his beat in Fairmount Village, San Diego police officer David Rodriguez encountered what he said made him “sick to my stomach.” A dilapidated shed marred by graffiti, beer bottles everywhere, and overgrown…

Policías transforman propiedad descuidada en una joya

Al responder a un reporte rutinario de allanamiento al patrullar Fairmount Village, David Rodríguez, oficial de policía de San Diego, se encontró con algo que lo hizo sentir “enfermo del estómago”. Un dilapidado cobertizo cubierto de grafiti, botellas de cerveza…