Tag: City of San Diego

San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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Hearing on Legal Challenge Looms

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage’s (MHH) legal challenge to the new Uptown Community Plan is finally heading toward a court hearing in late September. MHH’s legal challenge was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and is based on flaws in the environmental analysis underlying the community plan update. As background, in November 2016 the City […]

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Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

As many of you know, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), with co-petitioner SOHO, filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego this January over the Uptown Community Plan Update. Last November the City Council adopted a last minute re-write of the Uptown Community Plan that had been in the making for over seven years. Only […]

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Hostage to Water

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I was doing some work for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), I put together a private dinner at Rainwater’s (remember Rainwater’s? what a loss). Among San Diego’s civic leaders invited that night was Malin Burnham, as great as any civic leader we have. At the dinner Malin made a comment that […]

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A Woman-Owned Small Business Owner Shares Her Thoughts

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Woman-Owned Small Business Owner Shares Her Thoughts

  Most people don’t really understand my role with the Presidio Sentinel. They know me as a writer and editor. They don’t realize that I am also publisher, which means I also run the business. I am also the marketing manager for a San Diego-based manufacturing company. So, I wear lots of hats, and have […]

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Beautification Project Showcases the Work of Local Artists

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Beautification Project Showcases the Work of Local Artists

The Redevelopment Agency of the city of San Diego held an event to unveil the Gateway Mural. The Gateway Mural was designed and installed in partnership with Urban Corps of San Diego County to beautify the North Bay Redevelopment Project Area while celebrating the area’s historical influences, prominent features, attractions and the people of the […]

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