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América Martínez

Farmworkers movement leads to collaboration and change

World Cultures Program kicks off with the first of eleven events of the semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021
Director of the SUBIR Cultural Center Adan Sanchez convened educators, guest speakers and students to share personal experiences and opinions on the inequality and unequal representation of cultures in the San Diego Community College District.
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Parking lot 3, located on the southeast side of campus, is free for students to use during the fall 2021 semester. Photo by Marlena Harvey, City Times Media

Students: Don’t pay for free parking!

On-campus parking for students is free for entire fall semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2021
During the fall 2021 semester, permits are not required for any students parking in student parking lots.
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Model Yoni Baker in Life Drawing class

Arts bring new perspectives back to City College campus

In-person classes begin amid a still-precarious global pandemic
Philip Salata and Kathy Archibald September 3, 2021
For the first time in more than 18 months, select fine arts classes are finally being held in person at City College for the fall 2021 semester.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees meet on Zoom

UPDATED: Fear, frustration of SDCCD staff dominates the first fall trustees meeting

Public comments included a letter signed by 36 staff members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 27, 2021
Staff from the student services departments of all four campuses vented their fears and frustrations regarding the SDCCD's recent decision to require them to return to campus amid rising COVID-19 numbers at the Aug. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. 
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City Urban Farm

City College students continue growth at urban farm

Devoted faculty, student volunteers kept the City Urban Farm alive during the pandemic
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021
The City Urban Farm, which is overseen by a volunteer program known as Seeds, could not come to a halt without losing most of the plants and what they produce during the pandemic. Someone had to stay behind and tend to it.
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San Diego City College campus

Relief palpable for City College students returning for in-person learning

Campus requires proof of vaccination or exception and weekly testing
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 25, 2021
San Diego City College welcomed students back for the first time since March 2020 on Aug. 23. And for students pursuing majors in subjects that do not translate to remote learning easily, the relief is palpable.
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Ricky Shabazz

Fall convocation brings change to campus

Words of hope, resilience and resources come from the leaders of San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz August 24, 2021
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz highlighted successes and challenges from the past academic year and laid out a plan for the future at the fall 2021 San Diego City College Convocation.
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Heriberto Gerardo Gutierrez, dueño de la Tortilleria El Grano de Oro

Empresarios en National City batallan para mantener negocios durante la pandemia de COVID-19 (con podcast)

Negocios pequeños en la avenida Highland enfrentan dificultades con altos casos de COVID-19 y alto desempleo
National City, la segunda ciudad más antigua en el condado de San Diego, ha sido impactada desproporcionadamente por altos casos de COVID-19 y por la oleada de desempleo que sigue subiendo.
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Birrias, Chivos & Cheves

Dueño de restaurante se apoya en conecciones para sobrevivir la pandemia

El dueño de Birrias, Chivos & Cheves batallo para mantener el negocio abierto
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist July 9, 2021
En un pequeño centro comercial donde la avenida Highland intersecta la calle 24 en National City, un restaurante mexicano llamado Birrias, Chivos & Cheves se encuentra entre una pizzería y un salón de uñas.
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Tortillas frescas, aún calientes

Tortilleria batalla con bajas ventas durante la pandemia de COVID-19

El dueño de El Grano de Oro intentó aplicar para ayuda del gobierno sin éxito
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Project July 9, 2021
El olor a tortillas de maíz frescas estaba en el aire en la Tortilleria El Grano de Oro, un negocio familiar en la esquina de la avenida Highland y la calle 7 que ha estado abierto por 33 años.
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Ana Rozo, dueña de Family Decals

Agencia de anuncios y marketing familiar encuentra maneras de sobrevivir durante la pandemia

Family Decals en National City se trasladó a su garaje para continuar sirviendo las órdenes de sus clientes
Gabriel Schneider, Multimedia Journalist July 9, 2021
El bazar ofrece espacios de diferentes tamaños donde las pequeñas empresas pueden vender sus artículos con descuento que van desde ropa y cristales hasta joyas y medicinas.
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Erwin Mejia, dueño de La Rumba Barbershop

Barbero continúa su negocio solo

La Rumba fue obligada a cerrar dos veces durante las restricciones de COVID-19
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist July 9, 2021
Dentro de la barbería se escuchaba música bachata y las paredes estaban decoradas con los cortes más populares.
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