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A San Diego icon, the Ocean Beach Pier is home to surfers, anglers and sun-seekers alike. After a long day of soaking up sun and catching waves, check out the variety of bars and restaurants just down the road.

Tourist’s Guide to San Diego

The stereotypical places that are a must for everyone visiting America's finest city
May 21, 2015

There are many reasons why San Diego is named “America’s Finest City.” It was where pop-punk legends Blink-182 got their start, the place where the largest avocado crops in the country are grown,...

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San Diego, As Told By Locals

San Diego, As Told By Locals

Inspired by VICE News, Legend magazine staffers give their take
 on the hot spots that don’t appear on travel guides or destination shows
Angelica Wallingford May 21, 2015

San Diego has been covered by almost every travel show imaginable. There have been guides upon guides writing about where to and what to see while vacationers spend a week or two here. Those are all...

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(From left to right) Xtreme Justice League members El Commandante, Chief Diplomacy, Grim, The Third Eye, Violet Valkyrie and Spartan Warrior surveying the streets of Downtown San Diego.

Street Superheroes

A couple of nights with San Diego’s own mysterious band of Downtown heroes
Joe Kendall May 21, 2015

“Does that thing record video?” Spartan asks from the front seat looking at my camera. “Yeah," I reply. "But I’m mostly here just to take photos." “Well if someone gets stabbed can you...

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Editorial: Rock the (ASG) vote

Joe Kendall, Photo Editor March 24, 2015

San Diego City College has a voting problem. Last year, voter turnout for the Associated Students Government elections made up just 3 percent of the total student population and the year before that...

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The eighth floor of the V building parking garage has had spots reserved for a organization going by the name of NSA. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

NSA in our garage?

Joe Kendall May 22, 2014

The NSA seems to be everywhere these days – in the news, in your email and the parking lot in the V building. Wait, what? Those of you that park in the V building might have noticed the parking spaces...

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A federal contractor donates 80 LCD monitors to Bridging the Gap. (Official Facebook image)

Contractor bridges the gap for students

Joe Kendall May 21, 2014

Bridging the Gap (BTG), a recently formed non-profit organization based at City College, has partnered with a local federal contractor to give new life to surplus electronics. Robert Crouse, the non-profit’s...

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The day was marked by powerful signs and bullhorn chants in conjunction with a well-organized flag precession down Park Blvd, ending at Chicano Park in Barrio Logan.  The messages of the day hit hard, calling out perceived uneven economnic polices and egregious deportation laws, and rights for all workers from Latinos and African Americans to the elderly and queer groups. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Voices demand workers’ rights (with gallery)

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

On May 1, students and San Diego area activists gathered to celebrate “May Day” also known as International Worker’s Day. Unrecognized by the US Government, May Day represents the struggles of the...

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Members of student clubs like Visionary Feminists campaigned on behalf of the Gonzalez Mural, although it is yet to be approved and hung by the City College Public Art Committee. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Public art rules developed

Joe Kendall May 20, 2014

Nearly seven months after the hanging of the Diana Gonzalez mural was stalled, City’s Public Art Committee awaits approval of permanent guidelines for displaying art on campus. Dean of Student Affairs...

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Adam Garcia addressing the City College audience at the election forum in the cafeteria on April 10. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

ASG president-elect, Adam Garcia

Joe Kendall May 2, 2014

Newly-elected ASG president Adam Garcia spoke briefly with the City Times about himself and his plans for City. J: How did you first become involved with the ASG? A: When I started my first semester here...

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Professor thrown off the trolley by security guards

Joe Kendall May 2, 2014

City College Professor Enrique Davalos said he was forcibly removed from an Metropolitan Transit System trolley April 7 for reportedly not paying his fare, prompting him to file a formal complaint. This...

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Understand your rights

Joe Kendall March 25, 2014

As a City College student interacting with campus police, San Diego police and Metropolitan Transit Service security personnel, it’s important to know your rights. When dealing with law enforcement...

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The National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk has more than 250 attendees at the San Diego event. (Courtesy photo)

Eating disorders: ‘Be aware’ — Awareness walk draws attention to underfunded illness

Joe Kendall March 13, 2014

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week seeks to inform the public about an illness with many stigmas. “One of the most frightening challenges are the prevailing cultural norms and values around being...

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