Category: Personal Interest

Imágenes de la contaminación

Un grupo de estudiantes de la Preparatoria Hoover dejó huella en el Ayuntamiento. Bajo la dirección de la artista Sue Britt, los estudiantes crearon una obra de arte usando papel y tapas de botella desechadas para ilustrar los tipos de…

Turning their stories into art

Saida, a 14-year-old from Kenya who lives in City Heights and studies at Crawford High School, is one of the artists whose work was recently displayed at Bread & Cie in Hillcrest.
PHOTO CREDIT: Jeremy Ogul

Some abandoned their homes when the men with guns showed up. Some never even had homes of their own; they grew up in tents scattered throughout barren refugee camps. Many left what little they had behind to seek an education…

Transformando sus historias en obras de arte

Algunos abandonaron sus hogares cuando llegaron hombres armados. Otros nunca han tenido un hogar propio, crecieron en tiendas de campaña diseminadas a través de áridos campamentos para refugiados. Muchos dejaron atrás lo poco que tenían en búsqueda de mejor educación…

Keeping tradition alive

Pam Pham-Barron has been a driving force behind the Lunar New Year celebration at Rosa Parks since she was a first year teacher 17 years ago.

It was a happy new year all over again at Rosa Parks Elementary School, except this time in February. According to the lunar calendar adhered to by many Asian communities, Feb. 18 was the last day of the year and…

Manteniendo viva una tradición

Nuevamente se celebró el año nuevo en la Escuela Rosa Parks, pero esta vez en febrero. De acuerdo con el calendario lunar que siguen muchas comunidades asiáticas, el 18 de febrero fue el último día del año y momento de…

Life-changing fellowships available

The Fellows participate in many team building activities.

Are you looking for opportunities to expand your horizons and reach your full potential? The Aaron Price Fellows Program may be the avenue to get you there. The program is recruiting Hoover High School freshmen throughout February to participate in…

Disponibles pasantías que pueden cambiar tu vida

¿Estás buscando oportunidades para ampliar tus horizontes y alcanzar tu máximo potencial? El Programa de Becarios Aaron Price puede ser la avenida para ayudarte a llegar donde quieras. El programa estará reclutando estudiantes de noveno grado de la Preparatoria Hoover…

Bus passes mean access to opportunity

Oscar Hernandez and others recently marched to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System offices to support the Youth Opportunity Pass, which provides free bus passes for students at Hoover, Crawford, Lincoln and San Diego high schools. Photo Credit: Angelica Brewster

Supporters of Mid-City CAN’s Improving Transportation in City Heights Momentum Team marched Dec. 10 from San Diego High School to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System offices at 12th and Imperial avenues to urge MTS to extend a no-cost transit…

Pases de autobús permiten el acceso a oportunidades

Simpatizantes del Equipo Momentum de Mid-City CAN para Mejorar el Transporte en City Heights marcharon el 10 de diciembre desde la Preparatoria San Diego hasta las oficinas del Sistema Metropolitano de Tránsito ubicadas en las avenidas 12th e Imperial para…

Rallying for a skate park

San Diego Program Manager Brian Schoenfish asked more than 150 audience members their thoughts on Park De La Cruz as the site of a new City Heights skate park during a crowded City Heights Recreation Council meeting on Dec. 4. Photo credit: Adam Ward.

Growing community concerns about the possible negative impacts of a new skate park prompted a Dec. 4 meeting at the Mid-City Gym that attracted more than 150 vocal residents. The session was held in a venue where signs on the…