Author: City Heights Life

New skate park opening delayed

The skatepark near the old Copley YMCA is moving forward again after construction delays caused by an underperforming contractor.

A skatepark slotted for the old Copley YMCA property in City Heights hit a wall recently when the contractor was laid off, grinding construction to a halt. A new contractor has since been hired and work has begun to make…

Se retrasa apertura de parque para patinetas

Un parque para patinetas propuesto en la antigua propiedad del YMCA Copley en City Heights se estancó recientemente cuando despidieron al contratista, lo que detuvo la construcción. Se contrató a un nuevo contratista y las obras están recuperando el tiempo…

In Their Own Words: Visiting the state Capitol

About 20 youths and four mentors from City Heights attended the Sisters and Brothers at the Capitol Youth Conference and Advocacy Days in Sacramento.

From Aug. 21-25, about 20 youths and four mentors from City Heights attended the Sisters and Brothers at the Capitol Youth Conference and Advocacy Days in Sacramento. The annual trip is a part of Building Healthy Communities, a 10-year, $1…

En sus palabras: Visitando el Capitolio del estado

Del 21 al 25 de agosto, unos 20 jóvenes y cuatro mentores de City Heights asistieron a la Conferencia Juvenil Hermanas y Hermanos en el Capitolio y Jornada de Defensa en Sacramento. El viaje anual es patrocinado por Construyendo Comunidades…

A new park for City Heights

Una de dos áreas de juego en el Parque Memorial Charles Lewis III

City engineers are just waiting for the new plants to take root before opening Charles Lewis III Memorial Park to the public. The new recreation area, on Home Avenue in City Heights, has a dog park, half basketball court, space…

Un nuevo parque para City Heights

Los ingenieros municipales solo están esperando que las nuevas plantas echen raíces para que el público pueda utilizar el Parque Memorial Charles Lewis III. La nueva área recreativa, ubicada en la Avenida Home en City Heights, tiene un parque para…

Changes at Community HousingWorks

Springboard will focus on home loans while Community HousingWorks focuses on rental properties.

Community HousingWorks (CHW), a local nonprofit dedicated to helping people find home stability, recently announced the transfer of its homebuying programs to Springboard, a national consumer financial services nonprofit. For more than 30 years, CHW has provided people with the…

Cambios en Community HousingWorks

Community HousingWorks (CHW), organización local sin fines de lucro que se dedica a ayudar a la gente a tener acceso a una vivienda estable, recientemente anunció la transferencia de sus programas para la compra de viviendas a Springboard, organización nacional…

Interpretation workshops empower community

Participants from the Access to Healthcare momentum team from left to right: Hamda Haji, Asha, Khadra Aden, Jamaad Omar, Isha Aweyso, Deka Aweis, Saqa Mohammed.

In Somali, there’s a popular term for going to the doctor: maalintii oo dhan. It means “all day.” The expression is often muttered by those who need interpreters during their health care visits in City Heights, usually after waiting several…

Talleres de interpretación dan poder a la comunidad

En somalí existe una frase popular que se usa cuando algo tiene que ir al doctor: maalintii oo dhan. Significa “todo el día”. La usan a menudo quienes necesitan intérpretes durante sus citas médicas en City Heights, usualmente después de…