More Than 500 Students Use Improv To Improve Quality Of Life

SAN DIEGO–Meet Niki: A University Heights resident who, after years of wanting more out of life, signed up for an introductory improv class down the street to make friends in a new city. One year later, she regards improv as the milestone that helped her figure out how to make important decisions for herself, understand […]

San Marcos Seeks Youth Ambassadors

SAN MARCOS–The San Marcos Youth Ambassador is seeking high school students for its volunteer program. Students must be in grade 9, 10 or 11 to apply for the program, and must attend a San Marcos high school for at least six months prior to the application process. Participants will serve a one-year term from July […]

North County Amnesty International, Rancho Buena Vista High School Share National Human Rights Award

VISTA–North County Chapter of the Amnesty International USA #47, and the Rancho Buena Vista High School Club of Amnesty International were honored April 2 at the annual general meeting for the U.S. section of the NGO, a non-profit, worldwide human rights organization. While none of the members could attend the conference in Florida to receive […]

Foussat Student Council Raise Money For Police K-9 Vests

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Police Department Canine Unit received a donation to the Canine Fund from the Foussat Student Council toward the purchase of a ballistic Canine Vest. The Foussat Student Council, based at Louise Foussat Elementary School in the Oceanside Unified School District, raised over $900 during the course of the school year. The students were […]

Gene Haas Foundation Provides Workshops For Warriors $250,000 Grant

SAN DIEGO–Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit school assisting veterans who are transitioning into civilian life through advanced manufacturing training, certification and job placement, announced it received a $250,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation. The donation will help offset training and provide Workshops for Warriors machining students with stipends while they work to complete their […]

San Diego Coastkeeper Launches Free Environmental Science Curriculum

SAN DIEGO–Today, San Diego Coastkeeper launched a free curriculum that helps teachers meet state education mandates by teaching kids about the environments unique to San Diego. The curriculum aims to build a new generation of leaders who understand how keeping San Diego’s water healthy leads to clean beaches to play on and a better overall […]

Joint-Use Parks At San Diego Unified Schools To Open During Spring Break

SAN DIEGO–Even though schools are closed for Spring Break, their joint-use parks/fields will be open. For six decades San Diego Unified School District has been maximizing the use of its facilities by developing joint-use agreements that benefit the schools and the communities around them. The school district has 76 joint use agreements with the City […]

Applications Available For Old Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Studio

SAN DIEGO–As part of the The Old Globe’s ongoing commitment to programs that serve all of San Diego County, the theatre announced that applications are now available online for the Globe’s 2016 Summer Shakespeare Studio for high school students. Applications are being accepted through March 30. The four-week program is a unique opportunity for rising […]

San Diego Bike Coalition To Offer Adult Bike Education Trainings

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Bike Coalition, a countywide organization advocating for the rights of all people on bikes, rolls out the new year with a series of adult education courses to encourage central San Diego residents to become confident riders and improve bike-handling skills. The Bike Coalition hopes its classes along El Cajon Blvd. […]

MiraCosta College Sponsored Town Hall Meeting On Campus Diversity With Dr. Cornel West

By Gina Yarbrough and Danny R. Johnson OCEANSIDE – Famed scholar, author and activist, Dr. Cornel West, returned to MiraCosta College on March 10 approximately 22 years after his last appearance at the school and delivered a compelling lecture on the importance of promoting diversity on college campuses. In 1994, Dr. West spoke to more than […]