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City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

Cyanne Knight

Chris LeFall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.

Actors Harry Shum Jr. and Shing Ka on the red carpet for their film “Revenge of the Green Dragons,” the opening night film for the 15th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival on Nov. 6 at Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15. Photo credit: Angelica Wallingford

Best of Asian cinema comes to San Diego

November 20, 2014

With the credits rolled and the screens at the theaters already faded to black, the 15th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival proved to be a star-studded...

Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal honored as first centurion

October 16, 2014

Retired co-founder of Costco Wholesale and City College alumus Jim Sinegal was the guest of honor at the Centennial Gala on Sept. 8. The San Diego City...

Lou Curtiss in the dressing room before Jazz Live on Sept. 9. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Jazz Live pays homage to Lou Curtiss

September 27, 2014

With his passion for keeping traditional music alive, music junkie and pioneer Lou Curtiss has put San Diego on the map. Known to most as the owner of...

Editorial: Making spare time for activism

Angelica Wallingford

September 16, 2014

It’s a scene all too familiar for a City College student. Rushing from the trolley station or one of the parking garages to get to class when a person, clipboard in hand, asks them to sign a petition to get some initiative on the ballot for an upcoming election. Whether you like it or not, these signature gatherers are just another cog in the democratic process machine...

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Graphic by Rolando Ortiz, City Times

Christopher Handloser

May 20, 2014

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent of the e...

Faulconer grabs another opportunity

Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Christopher Handloser

February 22, 2014

Republican Kevin Faulconer will be sworn in as the next mayor of San Diego on March 3. He defeated young Latino Democrat, David Alvarez, by a margin of...

Kevin Faulconer, official Facebook image

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

February 12, 2014

With 86 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Kevin Faulconer is leading Democrat David Alvarez 55 percent to 44 percent, and is projected to be th...

Election for mayor set for February runoff

Christopher Handloser

December 5, 2013

Two San Diego councilmembers, Democrat David Alvarez and Republican Kevin Faulconer, will square off in a runoff election in February for mayor of San Diego. In a special election on Nov. 19, Faulconer brought in 101,944 votes (42.17 percent), with Alvarez at 65,722 votes (27.19 percent) and fellow Democrat Nathan Fletcher closely behind him with 58,346 votes (24.3 percent)...

Photo finish for second place in mayoral election

Christopher Handloser

November 20, 2013

David Alvarez appears to have an edge over fellow democrat, Nathan Fletcher, in a very tight race for second place in yesterday’s special mayoral election. Republican Kevin Faulconer easily secured his spot in February’s runoff election with a first place showing. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Faulconer brought in 89,043 votes (43.58 percent), with A...

Mayoral voting Nov. 19

Jennifer Ovalle

November 19, 2013

Residents of San Diego, including City College students, will be voting for the mayor in a special election on Nov. 19, after Bob Filner vacated the office in August because of allegations of sexual misconduct.The successor will serve the remainder of Filner's four-year term. If none of the 11 candidates wins a majority vote, a runoff election between the top two candidate...

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