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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Life behind the screen(writer)

Longtime San Diego City College screenwriting professor Russell Redmond recalls his adventurous life in TV, cinema and education
Angelica Wallingford January 16, 2016

In the quiet corner of the first floor of the L building, students stagger out into the unusually hot September sun on their last in-class session of Introduction to Screenwriting class. Left behind was...

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Marco Anzures, the new coach for the women’s cross counrty team, warms up with second-recess kids before the Dirt Doggies 2K Watermelon Run on Oct. 3 at Morley Field. Photo by  Celia Jimenez

‘Patience, positivity and perseverance’

Celia Jimenez November 10, 2015

Marco Anzures is a San Diegan who's had a successful career as an athlete and young coach and he now is the new Knights women's cross country coach. Anzures has held the position since the summer and...

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‘Squidtoons’ makes a splash at City College

Heder Casas September 28, 2015

Living surrounded by the beach and aquatic parks and not knowing anything about it? There's no better way to learn more about the ocean, how it works and everything that lives on it that by someone who...

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New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

Katherine Salindayao-White September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas, pursued his passion for music...

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Potential donors Maria Victoriano (right) and Louis Resendiz (left) discuss San Diego Blood Bank application with volunteer James Ward on Sept. 11. Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero

Bloodmobile to the rescue

Ricardo Soltero September 14, 2015

San Diego Blood Bank held its most recent blood drive on Sept. 11 in Gorton Quad at City College.Susana Gonzales, a Psychology major at City College was the first to arrive and eager to do her part.“There...

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2014 Boston Marathon winner,  Meb Keflezighi tells the story of when he first started running in junior high on May 7 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

The first mile of marathon Meb

Franchesca Walker and David Pradel May 12, 2015

“One day I saw people running, and thought why are those people running? They’re crazy. They’re not chasing anything (like in) soccer. … That was the first time I was introduced to running.” As...

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Author Lysley Tenorio reads excerpts from his book “Monstress,” the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection in V-101 during the Ninth Annual San Diego City College International Book Fair Oct. 16. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Going by the book – The Ninth Annual San Diego City College International Book Fair has authors and artists share their stories

Miguel Cid October 28, 2014

On Oct. 13 City College began its ninth annual international book fair. The week long event ran until Oct. 20 and featured new and returning writers taking part in readings and discussions throughout the...

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Student leaders engage — General Assembly convenes to suggest legislation

Kaily Sanders May 22, 2014

Nine Associated Students Government (ASG) representatives traveled to Los Angeles on May 2 to attend the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) General Assembly to advocate for students’...

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Karl Strauss Brewery and Grill on India St. in Little Italy/Downtown. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

Local breweries near you

Michelle Moran May 22, 2014

Living in San Diego, when you think of beer, it isn’t about Budweiser or Corona anymore. This city is the craft brew capital of the U.S., an attribute well deserved. With more than 60 breweries...

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Richard Montoya, right, with actor Nick Gonzalez speaking about the film Water & Power. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Latino comedian transitions to the big screen

Edwin Rendon March 12, 2014

Mexican-American actor and playwright Richard Montoya is the founder of the satirical troupe Culture Clash, which is gearing up to release its play-turned-film, “Water & Power.” Opening...

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