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Sara Jacobs

Jacobs takes early lead over Gómez in the race for the 53rd

Jacobs celebrates her lead during a virtual election night party
Brittney Gray, Contributor November 3, 2020
San Diego City Council president Georgette Gómez has conceded the race for the 53rd district race to leader Sara Jacobs.
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Cyanne Knight

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

The San Diego Convention Center is being repurposed as a homeless shelter to prevent the further spread of COVID-19
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.
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Surrounded by protesters and campaign supporters from the San Diego Socialist Campaign, Sandra Galindo (center) speaks at a renters rights rally on Sept. 21 in City Heights.    Official Facebook photo

Galindo fights for City Heights

City College alumna Sandra Galindo runs for City Council
Mike Madriaga December 8, 2015

Sandra Galindo is fired up, and taking her issues straight to the top. Galindo, the bilingual mother of three daughters, is a product of the academia at San Diego City College, receiving an associate...

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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...

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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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Kevin Faulconer, official Facebook image

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

Diego Lynch and Christopher Handloser 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 the next mayor of San Diego. He will serve out the...

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