Tag: Banker’s Hill

Uptown Planners Address City Issues

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners Address City Issues

DecoBike Station and Homeless One of Many Concerns At the November meeting of Uptown Planners, representatives from the city said they were listening to the comments and feedback from the Uptown community regarding the placement of the proposed DecoBike stations. Yet, according to representatives from the Uptown Planners, even after strong community opposition to the […]

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A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

| June 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

Last month I attended the Mission Hills Town Council meeting to hear from Alan Hoffman, lecturer in City Planning at SDSU and an advisor on transportation and long-range planning, who began working on Uptown 2025. Uptown 2025 came about after Hoffman heard from local business owners how concerned they were that SANDAG was planning to […]

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A Walk on The Hill

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I always find that the classes and lectures I attend at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCSD teach me something I did not know before. Recently I attended a lecture about Bankers Hill given by Dan Soderberg, a San Diego native who has a wealth of knowledge about America’s Finest City. Since I […]

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SANDAG and Community in Serious Disagreement

| September 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Over the last couple of months I have been hearing from disgruntled Mission Hills’ business owners and residents, as well as others from Hillcrest and Old Town about a proposed bike lane project that would impact these three communities. The proposed project involves significant modifications to traffic flow, parking and traffic lanes on Washington Street, […]

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Moving on Down

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A few months ago my topic for this column dealt with the pain of finding out I had to move. It was stressful to think of picking up and leaving a place I had grown to love, but being a first time renter I had made peace with the fact that the length of my […]

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Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

This past month, the Uptown Planners held its annual election of board members. One of the individuals elected is Mission Hills’ resident, Joe Naskar, who was also recently elected to the Mission Hills Town Council and is serving as secretary. Naskar and I spoke briefly about his newest roles in the community and what it […]

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Senior Ramblings

| December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Health Chat My health continues to be so-so. I’m at the same age as Queen Elizabeth, yet, she has more help than I. I now have one meal a day delivered to my door. It’s one of those organizations where you pay by the month. It’s not expensive and makes me more of a home […]

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