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by J. Rae Chipera, City Times

Chicano Park Day embraces its cultural roots with festival

May 21, 2013

After gaining a place on the National Register of historic places, Chicano Park was full of people celebrating Chicano Park Day on April 20.“It’s a very cul...

Doughnuts now the new trend in downtown

Angela Calderon

May 20, 2013

Downtown has a new hip and upbeat spot in town that San Diegans are buzzing about. The cupcake was so 2005, but the doughnut is what’s trending now. The Donut Bar located on B Street, is the new place to be at. The Donut Bar is not your typical dull doughnut shop, but an old school coffee shop with a retro twist. From their popular Meyer Lemon donut and their Crèm...

More than $300,000 awarded to City College students

Angela Calderon

May 20, 2013

More than $300,000 were awarded in scholarships to San Diego City College students on April 27 at the Prado restaurant in Balboa Park. More than 400 students were awarded scholarships for their academic achievements to assist them with their educational careers, goals and contributions to academic expenses. The San Diego City College Foundation and the Office of Student Affair...

BEAT’s Voices of a People’s History Event

Angela Calderon

May 15, 2013

In honor of Earth Day, City College’s BEAT club hosted the “Voices of a People’s History” event in the Saville Theatre on April 16, which focused on the environment and land rights. Bringing Education and Activism Together, or BEAT, is a campus activism club that raises awareness on issues regarding to global citizenship. Its responsibility is to pr...

Chef Ricardo Heredia holds a cooking demonstration March 21 at Gorton Quad, hosted by Seeds@City. Michelle Moran, City Times

Fresh Street Food Cooking Demo held in Gorton Quad

April 8, 2013

A fresh street food cooking demonstration had students and staff gathered around the Gorton Quad, on March 21, to sample the free mouthwatering Vegan Jamaican Ital...

Ben Schachter Quintet performs a sold-out show

Angela Calderon

April 3, 2013

Jazz Live 88.3 hosted a sold-out event featuring the Ben Schachter Quintet on March 12 in the Saville Theatre. The quintet presented saxophonist Ben Schachter, iconic pianist Mike Wofford, Philadelphia drummer Matt Scarano and New York bassist Leon Boykins. Most of the group’s music was associated with the two legendary jazz musicians Coltrane and Monk and was also influence...

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