Category: Safety

Pleading for a safer street

Kevin Pacheco, de 17 años y Romeo De La Cruz, de 18 años visitan el memorial en honor de Jonathan Cortez el 12 de octubre. Cortez murió el 9 de octubre en un accidente donde el conductor se dio a la fuga cerca de las calles 45 y Lea.

For more than a week, Crawford High School classmates and neighbors of Jonathan Cortez gathered at the intersection of 54th and Lea streets to call for justice. Jonathan, 15, died there Oct. 9 after being hit by multiple drivers who…

Abogando por una calle más segura

Durante más de una semana, compañeros de la Preparatoria Crawford y vecinos de Jonathan Cortez se reunieron en la intersección de las calles 54 y Lea para pedir justicia. De acuerdo a los investigadores, Jonathan, de 15 años, murió el…

Wildfire protection

Reducing the risk of losing your home in a wildfire includes creating defensible space. The first 35 feet – Zone 1 – is especially critical. The next 65 feet will reduce the likelihood of “ladder fuels” spreading flames from nearby vegetation to your home.

October is traditionally a high risk month for wildfires in San Diego. Brush dried from the long, hot summer combined with Santa Ana winds is a recipe that has produced the two largest wildfires in San Diego history in October…

Protección contra los incendios

Tradicionalmente, octubre es un mes en el que aumenta el peligro de incendio en San Diego. La maleza, seca tras los largos y calurosos meses de verano, en conjunto con los vientos Santa Ana, son una combinación que ha producido…

Justice is served

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and others at a news conference touting the results from the City Heights Restorative Community Conference Pilot Project, which takes qualified youth offenders and puts them in face-to-face meetings with the people against whom they have committed crimes and community stakeholders. Together, the parties work out customized plans of action designed to repair the harm done to victims, families, and the community, as well as the offenders themselves.

It’s working. That’s the message from law enforcement officials and community groups regarding a pilot program in City Heights that offers youthful lawbreakers an alternative to Juvenile Hall. The City Heights Restorative Community Conference Pilot Project takes qualified youth offenders…

Se está haciendo justicia

Está funcionando. Esta es la opinión de las agencias de la ley y diversos grupos comunitarios acerca de un programa piloto de City Heights que ofrece a los infractores juveniles una alternativa a lidiar con el Tribunal de Menores. El…

Celebrating National Night Out

Nearly 250 community members attended the third annual Teralta Park Night Out, and more than 350 took part at the eighth annual Colina del Sol Park Night Out.

City Heights has come together once again as a community, with some 600 residents celebrating National Night Out on Aug. 4 at two local parks. Nearly 250 community members attended the third annual Teralta Park Night Out, and more than…

Celebrando la Noche Nacional contra el Crimen

City Heights se reunió como comunidad una vez más cuando unos 600 residentes celebraron la Noche Nacional Contra el Crimen el 4 de agosto en dos parques locales. Unos 250 miembros de la comunidad asistieron a la tercera Noche Nacional…

Restoring justice, fairness

Crawford student Serina Arevalo discusses how restorative circles work during a June 3 restorative justice workshop at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego to educate nearly 100 district teachers, staff members and administrators.

Something had to be done. According to a study by a team of Harvard University researchers, the San Diego Unified School District’s policies on discipline were not only flawed, but also unfair. Students of color were suspended or expelled at…

Restaurando la justicia y equidad

Había que hacer algo. De acuerdo a un estudio realizado por un equipo de investigadores de Harvard, las políticas disciplinarias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego no solo eran problemáticas, también eran injustas. Los estudiantes de color eran suspendidos…