Free City Heights Transit Program Nears the End of the Line
Megan Burks | April 11, 2014 |
State Glitch Holds Up 90,000 San Diego Medi-Cal Applications
Megan Burks | April 10, 2014 |
Takeaways From the New Police Chief’s Town Hall Meetings
Megan Burks | March 27, 2014 |
Bringing Legitimacy – and Money – to Street Outreach
Megan Burks | March 25, 2014 |
Cab Drivers May Get Reform, But Not All They Wanted
Megan Burks | March 20, 2014 |
‘At-Risk, Whatever That Means’: Who Actually Needs Gang Intervention
Megan Burks | March 18, 2014 |
Video: Refugee Doctor Learns Her Professional Fate
Megan Burks | March 17, 2014 |
The Fine Line Between Gang Policing and Gang Behavior
Some community members community have likened members of the San Diego Police Department's gang suppression unit to Stormtroopers or a gang itself. One officer admitted his unit is less connected with the community than it should be, but said it's moving in the right direction.
Megan Burks | March 3, 2014 |
What It Means When Police Ask: ‘Are You on Probation?’
Residents concerned about racial profiling say they're tired of being asked whether they're on parole when they get pulled over. The question is basically a shortcut assessment of the rights an individual has and the procedures a police officer must follow.
Megan Burks | January 30, 2014 |
City Heights Residents Shouldn’t Be the Last to Know What Replaces Albertsons
Engaging City Heights residents in selecting what business takes Albertsons' place could promote positive feelings of community ownership, resulting in a more loyal customer base. What’s good for the people can be good for business, too.
Felicia Shaw | January 28, 2014 |
Mid-City Youth Throw Some Hardballs at the Mayoral Candidates
The forum in City Heights hosted by San Diego 6 and community groups Mid-City CAN Youth Council and Cesar Chavez Service Club had a decidedly different feel than most political debates, thanks to some youth panelists who can't even vote yet.
Megan Burks | January 27, 2014 |
Police: ‘We Do Our Very Best to Reach Everyone’
Police Chief William Lansdowne let a key check on racial profiling slide because he hadn't heard it's a concern in the community. Here's what the department does to open lines of communication, and why some voices aren't being heard.
Megan Burks | January 20, 2014 |
Albertsons Closing Means One Less Grocery Store in SD Food Desert
Megan Burks | January 16, 2014 |
San Diego Has Fallen Behind on Combating Police Racial Profiling
The San Diego Police Department has often failed to follow its own rules regarding the collection of racial data at traffic stops, saying the community isn't concerned about racial profiling. A local black officers group, the NAACP and a city councilman disagree.
Liam Dillon & Megan Burks | January 6, 2014 |
Second Opinion: What We Learned About Health Care — and Our Readers
Megan Burks | January 1, 2014 |
How Reality Changers Won Big by Betting on Longshots
It’s hard to argue that something unique is happening at Reality Changers, a tutoring program in City Heights. But what makes it work, and can the group grow into the large-scale model officials said it could become?