Category: Safety

Night Out returns to Teralta Park

A bounce house, food, music and more await residents Aug. 4 for a National Night Out celebration at Teralta Park.

Neighborhood safety and community pride will be celebrated in Teralta Park on Tuesday, Aug. 4, as part of this year’s National Night Out events across the country. This year’s theme for Teralta Park is “Building Strong Relationships – Uniting for…

Night Out regresa al Parque Teralta

La seguridad del vecindario y el orgullo comunitario serán celebrados en el Parque Teralta el martes, 4 de agosto, como parte de los eventos National Night Out que se realizará este año en todo el país. El tema de este…

Bringing back citizen patrols

The City Heights Town Council is looking to revive a volunteer citizens patrol program. Known in the past as City Heights on Patrol (CHOP), the program consists of two-person patrols, generally in the late afternoon or evening, to record issues…

Resucitando a las patrullas ciudadanas

El Concejo Municipal de City Heights está tratando de resucitar un programa voluntario de patrullas ciudadanas. Conocido en el pasado como City Heights on Patrol (CHOP), el programa se basa en patrullajes de dos personas, generalmente al final de la…

Supporting restorative justice

City Heights residents and Crawford High School students (from left) Phuong Pham, 16, Larissa Galeana, 17, and Alan Obregon, 16, recently addressed the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education about the work they have done to learn about mediation and restorative justice.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Cornelius Rodriguez, San Diego Unified School District

A group of students from Crawford High School’s Law and Business program have been working this semester to learn more about restorative justice, which is different from the traditional idea of criminal justice in that it focuses on using a…

Apoyando la justicia reparadora

Un grupo de estudiantes del programa de Derecho y Empresa de la Preparatoria Crawford ha estado trabajando este semestre para aprender más acerca de la justicia reparadora, la cual es distinta a la idea tradicional de la justicia penal porque…

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…

The 411 on street gangs

While youth crime rates throughout California have fallen to record or near-record lows over the years, gangs remain a persistent problem. With that in mind, the San Diego Police Department’s Mid-City Division, based in the heart of City Heights, has…

El 411 de las pandillas callejeras

Mientras las tasas de crímenes juveniles en toda California han disminuido a niveles sin precedentes a través de los años, las pandillas siguen siendo un problema persistente. Con esto en mente, la División de Mid-City del Departamento de Policía de…