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A New Historic Park Opens in Old Town San Diego

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

This past October, the Grand Opening of Iipay ~ Tipai Kumeyaay Mut Niihepok -Land of the First People took place in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Located at the corner of Taylor Street and Juan Street, the 2.5 acre historic site is dedicated to the First People, the Kumeyaay. It celebrates twenty years […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

By Barry Hager Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and […]

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Safdie Rabines Architects

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Safdie Rabines Architects

By Ginny Ollis One of Mission Hills greatest treasures is her people – historically, neighborly, and leading positive.  Jose Ricardo Rabines and Taal Safdie, architects situated in the building at 925 Fort Stockton, quietly but with enormous effect, are bringing their design skills and conscientious purpose to our community, state, and world.  A visit to […]

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Be Grateful for the Elves Who Live Among Us

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Every day I am reminded that there are people in our communities who deserve our respect and appreciation. They are people who volunteer their skills, talents, experiences, vision, and offer foresight on a daily basis to serve our communities.  They don’t ask for anything in return. They do it because they care and are concerned […]

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Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

By Lisa Sinclair The fact that Assemblymember Ward relies so heavily on emotion to justify his vote for SB 9 and SB 10 should raise a red flag—especially since his statement doesn’t align facts with reality. What Senator Atkins authored and what Assemblymember Ward voted for will destroy single-family neighborhoods and do nothing to provide affordable […]

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Assemblymember Chris Ward’s Statement on his support for SB 9 and SB 10

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

When asked why Assemblymember Chris Ward elected to support SB9 and SB10, which received major opposition from his constituents, he responded with the following: “For years Californians across the state have been living paycheck to paycheck, in cars or in crowded, unstable housing situations, struggling under the weight of astronomical housing costs.  This crisis touches […]

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Homeowners and Residents Across the State Protest SB10

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Homeowners and Residents Across the State Protest SB10

By Danna Givot From San Diego to Mt. Shasta, homeowners and their representatives are speaking out against the state legislature’s ill-conceived effort to eliminate single-family zoning. I’m adding my voice to that tidal wave of opposition because I’m convinced that SB 10 also presents an ethical and probably indefensible legal problem for our elected officials. […]

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It’s Time to Take Action!

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
It’s Time to Take Action!

Community Groups Join Efforts By Patty Ducey-Brooks I have been very fortunate in my lifetime to observe and participate in community collaborations where people from different backgrounds, skills and experiences have made great things happen. It started when I was a youngster, observing my parents as they worked with other residents and business owners in […]

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“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

By Paul Krueger of Neighbors For A Better San Diego  That’s the warning I have for homeowners — and renters — from Mission Hills to Fletcher Hills, and Hillcrest to Southcrest. In fact, every neighborhood is at risk from a new and little-known City of San Diego regulation that encourages the rampant construction of Alternative […]

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The Magical City Hall Construct of “Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing”

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Magical City Hall Construct of “Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing”

On June 17, 2021, NBC 7 San Diego’s Artie Ojeda interviewed the chair of Neighbors For A Better San Diego (NFABSD) about San Diego’s destructive new ADU/JADU zoning ordinance. The City of San Diego was quoted in the article, “ADU’s and JADU’s are an effective, successful source of naturally occurring affordable housing.” Within an hour […]

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