City Times

SDAFF karate chop. Pow!

Evonne Ermey

October 19, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

When former channel 10 news anchor, Lee Ann Kim, Executive Director and co-founder of the San Diego Asian Film Festival developed the concept of SDAFF in 99, she did so with the goal of bringing a broad vision of Asian culture to the people of San Diego. On this, the 10 year anniversary of SDAFF, Kim and the SDAFF board of directors staged their most ambitious film festival...

Urbanalites

Michele Suthers

October 19, 2009

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

Women’s Soccer ties 1-1

Joe Leonard

October 19, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

City College's Lady Knights soccer team played in a grudging match on Oct. 9 against the Palomar Comets. In a match that saw several yellow cards and was filled with very rough play, City managed to hold onto a one-all draw.

Knights jump to victory

Joe Leonard

October 19, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

City College played Imperial Valley on Oct. 14 in the fourth game of the Pacific Coast Conference Championships. Kristina Fernendez (left) and Chelsey Nicole (right) of the Knights look on as Darlene Nwagbuo leaves the ground for one of her three blocks of the night. City would go on to win in three straight sets after being down in every game. The final game would see both...

Blood Drive

Carlos Maia

October 19, 2009

Filed under NEWS

The San Diego Blood Bank donation bus stopped at Gordon Quad on Oct. 14 to attract City students to make a contribution. Ignacio Valle, pre-nursing student, says he tries to donate blood "every opportunity he can," as he lies on the chair inside the bus compressing the squeeze ball to speed up the donation process.

Eerie Events

Olivia Holt

October 19, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

Haunted Trail of Balboa Park Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street (main entrance); Now through Oct. 31; Admission $15; Contact (619) 239-0512 or balboapark. org and hauntedhotel. com Haunted Hotel 424 Market St., Downtown; Now through Oct.31; Admission $14.99; Contact:(619) 231-0131 or hauntedhotel.com Haunted Tales of the Ship Maritime Museum of San Diego; 1492 North Harbor...

KSDS deejay resigns after 23 years

Donna P. Crilly

October 19, 2009

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

It's 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 30; Leo Cates arrives to San Diego City College in his 1964 Ford Mustang aka "The Jazz Mobile." The thin-framed seasoned senior citizen steps out of his car in sweats, sandals and a blue Jazz 88.3 T-shirt. With a memorized set list and minimal preparation, the comfortable looking Jazz 88.3 deejay has five minutes before his "Late Evening Jazz"...

Church group protests school

Ernesto Lopez and Donovan Terblanche

October 19, 2009

Filed under NEWS

"Hey Hey Ho Ho, homophobia has got to go!" The phrase was chanted by gay-rights supporters as they waited for the Westboro Baptist Church members' arrival Oct. 16 to protest against San Diego High School, which is known for openly accepting gay and lesbian students. While they waited for Westboro church members to arrive, Chris Conyers, a member of City's Fellowship Association...

Where have all the polite and respectful people gone?

Tom Andrew

October 19, 2009

Filed under OPINION

"What ever happened to 'Please may I?' and 'Yes, thank you' and 'How charming!'" Late lyricist Fred Ebb wrote those lyrics for the song Class that is from the musical Chicago in 1975 and sadly things haven't gotten any better. In fact they've gotten worse from what I can see. I'm just a college student who was taught old-fashioned values I guess. My grandparents, and my parents,...

City Knights making big strides Against breast cancer

Donovan Terblanche

October 19, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

"Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is more than just the name of a walk; it describes the progress we're making in the fight against breast cancer," according to San Diego's Breast Cancer Web site. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is an annual event, which started in 1984 with cancer survivor Margery Gould Ruth. Ruth decided to start a walk to help raise funds...

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