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National City is a city in San Diego County, California. The population was 58,582 at the 2010 census, up from 54,260 at the 2000 census. National City is the second-oldest city in San Diego County.

Manuel Cadava Collection

Manuel Cavada: Photographer, Chicano, Veteran

Eye On The Locals: When you think of the South Bay and the borderlands of Tijuana, do you think “the Latino artist corridor of the world”? You should. Between the galleries and artist studios starting from Barrio Logan and going south to the Pasajaes along Avenida Revolucion, you’ll find cutting edge, mostly Latino artists creating pieces that strike emotional […]

Herman Baca

CCR President, Herman Baca, Alleges Voter Suppression in National City

The Committee on Chicano Rights President asks if National City is ‘chopped liver’ By Barbara Zaragoza On November 3rd, Herman Baca, President of the Committee on Chicano Rights (CCR), wrote a letter to Michael Vu at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters asking: Why doesn’t National City have a Mail Ballot Drop-Off Location? Imperial Beach has a […]

Mayor Ron Morrison at Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos in National City

Every year, La Vista Memorial Park & Cemetery hosts a Dia de los Muertos event. This year, they put on another fabulous festivity, with altars, a fashion show, vendors, food trucks and artists. Mayor Ron Morrison gave a recognition speech and dressed up for the occasion: The Aztec Dancers showed up along with some famous […]

Environmental Health Coalition

National City wants Healthy Communities

Carolina Martinez / Environmental Health Coalition Located in San Diego County’s second oldest city, Old Town National City remains a primarily low-income Latino neighborhood with evolving surroundings. Over the past 50 years, the community has changed from a mainly residential neighborhood to a mixture of auto-related businesses located around schools and homes. Auto-body shops in […]

Heritage Square

One Perfect Day in National City

National City is the second oldest city in San Diego County with many exciting things to see & do. In my opinion, the reason why National City goes under the radar is pretty clear: much of its marina is devoted to industrial uses, such as Pasha Automotive, which processes up to 400,000 cars annually, many of those vehicles coming off large […]

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