City Heights Life

City Heights Life/La Vida is a free monthly publication focusing on issues affecting the City Heights community. The stories are written in both Spanish and English.  City Heights Life/La Vida aims to inform, uplift, and unify the residents of City Heights.  It is funded by a grant from the Price Family Charitable Fund. Archived issues (with information about feature articles) will be posted to the resource library on a periodic basis.


June 2011 – “Class of 2011”

July 2011 – “Safe streets, Clean canyons”

August 2011 – “A bigger better YMCA”

September 2011 – “GRID Alternatives brings solar energy to City Heights”

October 2011 – “Clinics see dramatic growth”

November 2011 – “Parents join movement to create better future for their children”

December 2011 – “Faces for the future: Preparing Hoover teens for health careers and more”


January 2012 – “Leaving your legacy: New City Heights mural connects the past, present, and future of community”

February 2012 – “2012: Year of the Dragon”

April 2012 – “Building the future at Hoover High”

May 2012 – “The next generation of science and environmental leaders”

June 2012 – “The Rosa Parks Elementary Cancer Prevention Club”

July 2012– “A Grand VISION: Partnership for Children teams up to provide eye exams and prescription glasses to 5,000 elementary school kids”

August 2012 – City Heights breaking ground nationally with school-based health centers”

September 2012 – “Nonprofit sends hundreds of City Heights kids to college”

October 2012 – “Healthcare on wheels: New mobile clinic provides free dental exams”

November 2012 – “Celebrating one year, apartment building completes redevelopment project”

December 2012 – “Young couple shares story of finding opportunity in City Heights”


January 2013 – “City Heights skate park effort gaining traction”

February 2013 – “Leadership academy: Making change happen”

March 2013 – “Hoover High gets a taste of culinary competition”

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