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CITY CALENDAR

Gillespie, Julie

November 13, 2006

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Compiled by Julie Gillespie Send items to City Times, 1313 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101, e-mail citytimes@gmail.com, call (619) 388-3880, or fax (619) 388-3814 NOVEMBER Sports Event: W. Soccer 11/14/06 @ 3 p.m. Palomar (away) Financial Aid Event "San Diego Chargers and/or Football Theme" 11/15/06 @ 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: In front of the financial aid office Latino...

Walk for Darfur set for Nov. 19

Lacey, Lizzie

November 13, 2006

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The San Diego Walk for Darfur will take place in Balboa Park on Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m. All money raised will go to the International Medical Corp., which has been providing emergency medical services for residents of South and West Darfur since July 2004. At least 200,000 people have been killed and 2.5 million forced to flee their homes in the Darfur region of western Sudan....

Association features touch of glass

David Olender

November 13, 2006

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By DAVID J. OLENDER City Times The Art Glass Association of Southern California (AGASC) held its 25th annual juried art glass exhibit Nov. 3-14 at studio 21 in Spanish Village at Balboa Park. All artists that participated in the exhibit were members of AGASC. A spectrum of glass related media was shown (cold glass, warm glass, hot glass, mixed media glass and uroboros),...

City Works seeks aspiring authors

Maria DeLorenzo

November 13, 2006

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By MARIA DELORENZO City Times San Diego City College has the market cornered on independent publishing. City Works Press, run out of several tiny offices on campus, is run collectively, self supported and entirely innovative. Say what you will about San Diego's rapidly growing population, posh downtown development, rejuvenated "urban living", or the local music scene, but...

‘Been Down (town) So Long, it Looks Like Up to Me’

Lauren Ciallella

November 13, 2006

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Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment in a series reviewing some of San Diego's eclectic neighborhood hot spots. Part Four - Downtown By LAUREN CIALLELLA City Times It's true that you wouldn't recognize parts of Downtown these days, especially areas like the East Village that have gone through a complete facelift. Certain streets here were considered dangerous after...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

November 13, 2006

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Dear Editor: RE: "Check your dome," Sept. 26 issue Thanks to Lizzie Lacey for her great coverage of the Sept. 14 "Kick-off" of the new City College/East Village Traffic Safety Project. As a City College student ambassador I welcome this project and was pleased that it is getting media attention. The purpose of this project is to prevent pedestrian and bicyclist traffic deaths...

VIEWPOINT

Gillespie, Julie

November 13, 2006

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By JULIE GILLESPIE City Times Each day we come across new forms of discrimination. People are judged by their race, monetary class, gender, and job. These are things we see that most people deal with everyday, someone judges you for some reason most days. Then there are things that don't usually cross people's minds when thinking about discrimination, tattoos. People with...

‘Tis the season for Knights’ Christmas trees

Warden, Shanee

November 13, 2006

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By SHANEE WARDEN City Times San Diego City College baseball team will be selling Christmas trees from now until Nov. 27 in order to raise money for equipment and help fund team activities. The Christmas tree fundraiser is just one of many fundraisers the team participates in throughout the year. "I want these guys to have an experience they can remember here for life,"...

Volleyball has triple win over Grossmont

Scott Landheer

November 13, 2006

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By SCOTT LANDHEER City Times The three games may have been close, but they were all the City College women's volleyball team needed to put away Grossmont, winning 30-26, 31-29 and 30-28 at Harry West Gymnasium on Nov. 3. After a powerful rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" by freshman opposite hitter Samantha Werner, the Knights came out swinging in the first game. They...

Day of the dead a time of reflection

Gillespie, Julie

November 13, 2006

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By JULIE GILLESPIE City Times Everyone knows about Halloween: dressing up, free candy, and pranks. Each year on Nov. 1 and 2, however, is another celebration of those passed on. The Latin American culture celebrates the people that have come and gone each year on these days. On the day of the dead, loved ones are remembered and celebrated. Those that passed as children...

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