Covered California open enrollment under way

You can apply for health insurance with the help of enrollment specialists at locations like this one operated by Catholic Charities on the corner of University and 43rd St.

A three-month window to secure or renew health insurance under Covered California ends Feb. 15. Covered California is the state’s marketplace for the Affordable Care Act. Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee noted that open enrollment is shorter this…

Year-round school schedules to end

Big changes in school calendars are in the works as the San Diego Unified School District moves to eliminate year-round schedules and examines the possibility of starting future fall semesters as early as August. The school board last month approved…

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…