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Birrias, Chivos & Cheves

Restaurant owner taps his network for help to survive pandemic

Owner of Birrias, Chivos & Cheves struggled to keep the doors open
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist June 23, 2021
In a small shopping center where Highland Avenue connects with 24th street in National City, a Mexican restaurant called Birrias, Chivos & Cheves stands between a pizzeria and a nail salon.
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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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NATAS-PSW Virtual Emmy Awards Nominations Live Stream

VIDEO: City College student TV news program nominated for Emmy

Newscene, student Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student award
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist May 7, 2021
San Diego City College’s Newscene and multimedia journalist Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student Emmy, the Pacific Southwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Services announced Sunday. 
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Voting Options

VIDEO: Early voting, vote-by-mail all options for 2020 Election

Voting started on Oct. 6
Susana Serrano, Digital & Engagement Producer, Newscene October 9, 2020
With Election Day coming on Nov. 3 and seemingly constant changes to state election processes due to politics and the pandemic, San Diego County officials are urging voters to take advantage of mail-in voting.
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