Category: Health

Feeding the needy

The City Heights chapter of Food Not Bombs serves free meals at the Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park in City Heights around 5 p.m. Sundays.

On a recent Sunday afternoon, a group of activists drove their car up to the park next to the City Heights Library and pulled a large, steaming pot of soup out of the car. The activists carried the soup over…

Alimentando a los necesitados

Durante una reciente tarde de domingo, un grupo de activistas llegó en automóvil al parque que está al lado de la Biblioteca de City Heights con una gran olla de sopa caliente. Los activistas pusieron la olla en una mesa,…

Cooking at the YMCA

Healthy cooking classes provide tasty lessons for local community at the Y.

The new Copley-Price Family YMCA in City Heights is really cooking now. The Y’s state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen for hands-on cooking classes is allowing youths and adults to learn about nutrition and healthy cooking in a welcoming and educational environment. The…

Cooking at the YMCA

El nuevo YMCA Copley-Price Family en City Heights realmente está en su punto. La moderna cocina de demostración del Y que ofrece clases prácticas está ayudando a jóvenes y adultos a aprender de nutrición y a cocinar saludablemente en un…

Big dreams at Hoover High School

Hoover High School Principal Joe Austin says a key benchmark of success is seeing fewer City Heights families opting to send their students away from Hoover.

Hoover High School is creating a community Wellness Center on its El Cajon Boulevard campus that will bring together under the same roof a student medical clinic, the Community Law Project, a burgeoning restorative justice program and other community services.…

Grandes sueños en la Preparatoria Hoover

La Preparatoria Hoover creará un Centro Comunitario de Bienestar en su campus de El Cajon Boulevard que tendrá bajo un solo techo una clínica médica para los estudiantes, el Proyecto Legal Comunitario (exitoso proyecto de justicia reparadora) y otros servicios…

Saving lives

An EKG screening takes less than 45 minutes and does not include any invasive procedures.

Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of nearly 400,000 people annually. But what most parents don’t know is that sudden cardiac arrest also is a leading cause of death among…

Salvando vidas

Paro cardiaco súbito es la principal causa de muerte en Estados Unidos y ocasiona más de 400,000 muertes al año. Pero la mayoría de los padres no saben que los paros cardiacos súbitos también son una de las principales causas…

A Celebration of Public Art

“Cultural Fusion” is a 10-foot-tall, metal sculpture incorporating a variety of iconic symbols and colors used among the various cultures calling City Heights home.

Music and vibrant color commemorated the unveiling of a new sculpture dedicated to the community of City Heights during a celebration of the artwork Aug. 21. District 9 Councilwoman Marti Emerald, Stephen Russell of the City Heights Community Development Corp.,…

Una celebración del arte público

Música y vibrantes colores conmemoraron la develación de una nueva escultura dedicada a la comunidad de City Heights durante una celebración artística que se llevó a cabo el 21 de agosto. Marti Emerald, Concejal del Distrito 9, Stephen Russell de…