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NYCU: City College resources help students navigate through online learning

Find what you need to succeed this semester in this edition of News You Can Use A long list of remote and online Student Services is available at City College. screenshot With the San Diego City College campus largely closed students may find it hard to access information needed to thrive. City Times staff has created a resource guide to assist students for the upcoming year, which includes deadlines and links to get connected. Students continue to enroll in classes for spring 202

Lorena Gonzalez winning the 80th District assembly seat

Lorena Gonzalez tweeted late Tuesday night that she was pleased with the results that had come in for the 80th assembly district, but that she was still patiently waiting for the rest of the votes to be counted. Gonzalez led by 45 percentage points over her rival, John J. Vogel. She had nearly 73 percent of the vote, as of 10:59 p.m. Her win was not a surprise for the 80th district, as she was the predicted winner. But Proposition 22, which addresses app-based driver rights, is headed for def

City College, SDCCD campuses to close due to COVID-19 concerns

Campuses will be closed to students and faculty March 16-20 at San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar campuses Current COVID-19 safety precautions have caused the San Diego Community College District to close campuses including San Diego City College. City Times file photo Current COVID-19 safety precautions have caused the San Diego Community College District to close the week of March 16-20, City College administrators and the district chancellor, Constance Carroll, announced tonight. Instructors

City College SEEDS surviving the pandemic

Seeds@City (pictured in April 2019) is an urban city farm on the campus of San Diego City College. San Diego City College image The SEEDS program at the Urban City Farm had supplied in-person learning for students of the City College agricultural program until it was closed to outside volunteers last March. In March 2020, the garden followed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to close the park to outside volunteers and students due to COVID-19. The garden is still being

Props got you stumped? has you covered

City Times has created a voters guide focusing on the propositions. Graphic by Vicky Pineda It’s election season and the 2020 presidential elections are in full swing. Ballots have been sent out to California voters and some have already turned in their ballots. But what if you are one of the many still holding onto your mail-in ballot, or maybe waiting until Election Day on Nov. 3 to cast your ballot? City Times is again publishing a voting guide, starting with the California propositions fe

Prepping for the primaries

The San Diego Registrar of Voters office is the headquarters for elections in the region. Photo by Vicky Pineda/City Times UPDATE: This story has been edited to reflect changes to the democratic presidential candidates’ running in California. This story will be published in the print edition on Tuesday, Mar. 3. This year, the California presidential primaries will be held in March instead of June. Unlike in 2012 and 2016, the 2020 primaries will give California voters the ability to cast thei

City College: Register to vote before it’s too late!

A graphic on the front of the City College website reminds students to register to vote. screenshot The time to register to vote for the November presidential election is running low. California voters can register until Oct. 19. If you miss the deadline, you can register through Election Day and vote in person. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Unless you are an absentee or first-time voter, you will not need to bring ID. To vote by mail, ballot request

Proposition 17: Parolees’ right to vote

Prop. 17 amends state constitution to allow parolees to vote Prop. 17 wants to amend the state constitution to allow parolees the right to vote. Graphic by Marlena Harvey Proposition 17 restores voting rights to people on parole. Upon completion of prison sentence served, their voting rights would be restored, aligning California with other states. The fiscal impact includes annual county costs for voter supplies and one-time state costs for registration materials. Supporters say, according