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Grizzly dog's death not entirely for naught

Settlement in case over police shooting of family dog

The City of San Diego and a City Heights family whose dog was shot and killed by a San Diego police officer has agreed to settle a lawsuit over the shooting. According to court documents, ...

Matt hits Manzanita Canyon hard and often

Volunteer trash collector reducing number of homeless encampments?

Over the weekend (November 18–19), Matt Armstrong says he pulled out 350 pounds of trash from Manzanita Canyon — by himself. "I usually like to go out in the late morning/early afternoon, as there is ...

Ordered the lamb, got the goat

Somali hospitality: "You must have it.”

Feel like goat again. Last time I had some was at Mercado Hidalgo in TJ, where a couple of birria joints really deliver on the chivo stew. Before that, the cluster of Somali eateries around ...

Left six-figure income and pushing paper around

Found God in Vista jail

Membership: 110 Pastor: Greg Stenzel Age: 58 Born: San Francisco Bay Area Formation: American Lutheran Theological Seminary, Minneapolis, MN (now at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN) Years Ordained: 14 San Diego Reader: What’s your ...

Friday the 13th run on tats

"We never ask for a tip."

Tattoo shops across San Diego (and nationally) had lines outside their doors on Friday the 13th, the “Black Friday” for tattoo collectors because certain parlors discount their “flash” designs for $13. “We had about 200, ...

City Heights Photos

Who says a City Heights back ...

Pink sky in City Heights.

A sign outside the Til-Two club.

Barber Shop For Real Men ( ...

City Heights HOLLER

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chelito92105 June 29, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m.

Just want to give a shout out to all my city heights residents! This neighborhood has come a long way...since its inception when Rosa Parks actually visited the school on its opening and Magic Johnson opening our new mall. Dont forget to smile at your neighbor!

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bobdobbs July 1, 2013 @ 10:11 a.m.

Much love to divercity heights! The neighborhood with it all. Keep comin up.

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socalsal619 July 1, 2013 @ 9:03 p.m.

My childhood community! My family and I always use to travel to Tijuana and pass by the colorful building in City Heights and to this day I still do not know what that place is I will be forever intrigued... I now stay in Otay Mesa but City Heights, I will never forget you! FYI we were kicked out of our house due to eminent domain thank you city of san diego for building a school where my house used to be: 4152 51st :'( SHIRT PLEASE! haha.

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KathiL July 4, 2013 @ 3:53 p.m.

Last Sunday night sometime after midnight, someone broke into my neighbors' 1st floor apartment (4000 block of 48th Street). Stepped on a bucket and climbed thru an open or unlocked window. My neighbor was sleeping on the living room floor, and woke up to hear the invader unlocking the front door to make his escape. The neighbor chased him down the alley, but the guy got away. All he got away with was a kitchen knife and a diabetes testing kit. Maybe his sugar was running high...

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ChokeHoldHector July 6, 2013 @ 4:59 p.m.

Man, I walk down university every single day, craving Alberto's taco shop carne asada fries, enjoying the shade that the post office provides, catching the scent of fresh tortilla lily being made, dodging pedestrian traffic, I grab myself The Reader every thursday at the liquor store on the corner of VanDyke. Holler Holler City Heights!

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margolisabbey July 7, 2013 @ 10:06 a.m.

I love City heights for being so culturally diverse and for having so many different restaurants to choose from. The Ethiopian and Mexican restaurants are my fave! I am so proud to live in such an active community with so many wonderful people! <3 City Heights!

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dr_d July 13, 2013 @ 12:13 a.m.

First the city removed the public trash bins on the east and west sides of Van Dyke, just north of University. Then someone removed the (concrete) picnic table with benches in front of Albertson's and the pizza joint. Now even the one public bench in the whole 'community' area has disappeared! Now even those of us past 60 can just sit on the curb I guess. I ask you, is this any way to treat a community? Even if we shared those resources with those who may have a more transient existence? Would this happen in Hillcrest? In Ocean Beach?

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Laura Roberts Sept. 9, 2013 @ 11:21 p.m.

City Heights neighbors, has anyone else noticed that all of the area mailboxes have signs posted saying they are slated for removal? What's up with this, and why is our neighborhood being singled out for this bizarre service slashing? Is the post office trying to imply that no one in this neighborhood knows how to read and write? Seriously, who else is offended by this unexplained action?

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soyrizo619 Sept. 22, 2013 @ 5:25 p.m.

I've noticed that the Union-Tribune has removed some of their newspaper racks from City Heights and North Park. I guess they got the hint that nobody pays for their ultra right-wing fishwrap anymore, especially not when they can read it for free online. It'll be a glorious day when every last one of those ugly boxes is removed.

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