Category: General

Limpieza de primavera en el Parque Teralta

Unos 70 voluntarios se reunieron en el Parque Vecinal Teralta el sábado, 21 de marzo, para una limpieza estacional y embellecimiento del área. Jóvenes, padres de familia y otros residentes de City Heights llenaron docenas de bolsas de basura dentro…

News in Brief

Transit ridership up The recently launched Mid City Rapid transit line is giving a huge boost to mass transit ridership. Ridership along the bus routes that travel along El Cajon Boulevard increased 14 percent during the last quarter of 2014,…

Resumen de noticias

Aumenta el uso del transporte público La recién inaugurada línea de transporte Mid-City Rapid ha impulsado el uso del transporte colectivo. El uso de las rutas de autobús que se movilizan a lo largo de El Cajon Boulevard aumentó 14%…

Free bus passes having an impact

(de izq. a der.) Abdi López, estudiante de la Preparatoria San Diego de 18 años, Oscar Camacho estudiante de Hoover de 16 años y Abner López estudiante de la Preparatoria San Diego de 16 años, dijeron que los pases gratuitos para el transporte público aumentaron su sensación de seguridad. Crédito de la foto: Adam Ward

A new report concludes that a pilot program offering free transit passes for youths in City Heights and other low-income areas is making students feel safer traveling to and from school and could be boosting school attendance. The San Diego-based…

Making an impact behind the scenes

Edward Lopez, Kwofi Reed y Trang Bui de LISC

It may be the best-kept secret in City Heights. LISC San Diego – the acronym stands for Local Initiatives Support Corp. – has invested more than $212 million in underserved neighborhoods since its creation in 1991. Those funds have helped…

Logrando un impacto tras bambalinas

Puede ser el secreto mejor guardado de City Heights. LISC–siglas en inglés de Corporación de Ayuda a las Iniciativas Locales– de San Diego ha invertido más de $212 millones en vecindarios marginados desde su creación en 1991. Estos fondos han…

Improving homes and lives in City Heights

Marvin Schwab and his family were recipients of a City Heights CDC refurbishment project.

I’m taken aback by the firecracker, go-getter personality of Mary Otero Gonzalez. Her enthusiasm is contagious as she describes the invaluable work she does as program manager of Neighborhood Rehabilitation, a City Heights Community Development Corp. initiative that works to…

Mejorando hogares y vidas en City Heights

Me sorprendió la energética y motivada personalidad de Mary Otero González. Su entusiasmo es contagioso mientras describe su valiosa labor como gerente de programas de Rehabilitación del Vecindario, iniciativa de la Corporación para el Desarrollo Comunitario (CDC) de City Heights…

In My Words: Making their mark

Jenny Trang is an SDSU student and new member of the Mid-City CAN Coordinating Council

Two new members are joining the Mid-City CAN Coordinating Council, or the governing board, and both are focused on reaching out to the Vietnamese community in City Heights. Jenny Trang is a student at San Diego State University, majoring in…