Category: Personal Interest

He spent most of his life serving others

Much has been said over the past several weeks about the character of Officer Jeremy Henwood. I’m here to say that all of it is true. He was a man of honor, pride and discipline. To Jeremy, it was an…

El Honor de Proteger y Servir

Mucho se ha hablado en las últimas semanas acerca del carácter del Oficial Jeremy Henwood.  Quiero decirles que todo lo que se ha dicho es verdad.  Era un hombre de honor, orgullo y disciplina.  Para Jeremy, era un honor “Proteger…

From teen mother to role model

I am a 23-year-old City Heights mother with two adorable children, ages 6 and 3, and a student at the University of Phoenix pursuing a bachelor of science degree in human services. Having gotten pregnant at 16 and then again…

Start Something BIG

Remember when recess was the best part of your school day? Well you can go back to being a kid again and volunteer for one hour, once a week, right here in City Heights. Through the Bigs in Schools mentoring…

Cruising the Boulevard

El Cajon Boulevard, also known as Historic Highway 80, was once the center of car culture in San Diego.  Drive-in restaurants and movie theatres, animated neon signs, and drag racing were prevalent along the strip. On Aug. 17, the glamour…

Get your movie on

The last Friday of every month, Teralta Park at 40th Street and Orange Avenue turns into a giant outdoor movie theater. The free movie night is made possible by the City Heights Business Association, City Heights Foundation, San Diego Asian…

Staircase connects Azalea Park to Manzanita Canyon

This staircase was built by the Urban Corps of San Diego to connect Azalea Park Recreation Center with Manzanita Canyon. The staircase replaces an eroded, dirt pathway that resident Sue Pelley says would become dangerous after rainfall. The staircase is…