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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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Rodeo’s ahora ofrece otros platillos mexicanos detrás de un mostrador

Mercado en National City usa redes sociales, entrega a domicilio para sobrevivir la pandemia

Negocio familiar improvisa para mantener los ingresos de comida a domicilio
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist July 9, 2021
Rodeo’s Meat Market se encuentra en la avenida Highland entre un estacionamiento vacío y un centro de revisión de smog.
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Los periodistas-estudiantiles Gabriel Schneider y Susana Serrano entrevistan a Ana Rozo

El Proyecto Highland Avenue

El proyecto multimedio toma una profunda vista al impacto que ha tenido la pandemia en los negocios pequeñas familiares en National City
La pandemia del Coronavirus ha pegado más fuerte a comunidades desatendidas por todo Estados Unidos y empresarios latinos tuvieron que adaptarse a los nuevos retos para mantener sus negocios abiertos.
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Heriberto Gerardo Gutierrez

National City entrepreneurs struggle to keep business afloat during COVID-19 pandemic (with podcast)

A combination of high COVID-19 cases, surging unemployment hinders Highland Avenue’s smallest businesses
The second oldest city in San Diego County has been hit disproportionately hard by a distressing combination of soaring COVID-19 infection rates and surging unemployment throughout the pandemic.
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HIGHLAND AVENUE

GALLERY: A tour of Highland Avenue’s small businesses

The street is home to small, locally-owned restaurants, barbershops and markets
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist June 23, 2021
Highland Avenue was once known for lowrider car cruising. Now it is National City’s downtown, a strip where small businesses reside.
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Gabriel Schneider and Susana Serrano interview Family Decals' Ana Rozo

About The Highland Avenue Project

The multimedia project takes in-depth look at pandemic’s impact on National City’s family-owned small businesses
The coronavirus pandemic hit underserved communities in the United States the hardest and Latinx entrepreneurs had to adapt to new challenges to keep their businesses open. 
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Ron Dhanifu

MAGAZINE: Jazz radio returns after the lockdown

The station is on-air Monday through Friday
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 17, 2021
KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3, San Diego’s award-winning only full-time jazz radio station since 1985, went back to live broadcasting in January of 2021.
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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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Dr. Sayone Thihalolipavan

City College hosts virtual panel about COVID-19 and vaccinations

The panel featured top healthcare experts taking about healthcare disparities in communities of color
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 7, 2021
Trusted San Diego healthcare experts joined the “Health Care Heroes: A Diverse Panel of Medical and Nursing Experts Discussing Covid-19, Healthcare Disparities in BIPOC Community Members, and Vaccines” virtual panel, hosted by the San Diego City College on Thursday, May 6. 
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Virtual Job Fair screenshot

SDCCD hosts first virtual job fair

The event featured networking with local companies about internships and jobs opportunities
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor April 16, 2021
The SDCCD Career Centers, Work-Based Learning and San Diego Workforce Partnership offered the first virtual SDCCD Job Fair on Wednesday, April 14.
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Annie Rios

Annie Rios: How to reclaim power and use the law to our advantage

The executive director of Uprise Theater urges underserved communities to use their legal rights
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
Annie Rios, an experienced litigator, activist, and human rights attorney talked about what legal systems could look like if communities reclaimed power and used the law to their advantage.
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Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chancellor Constance Carroll

SDCCD and San Diego Unified School District outlined future goals in a joint meeting

Last appearance for Chancellor Constance Carroll and Superintendent Cindy Marten in a joint district meeting
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
The San Diego Community College District and San Diego Unified School District governing boards’ held their annual joint meeting on March 16.
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