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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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San Diego Air & Space Museum Hosts Apollo 15 50th Anniversary

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Air & Space Museum Hosts Apollo 15 50th Anniversary

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is proud to be the one-and-only host of the official Apollo 15 50th Anniversary, the most complex and carefully planned scientific expedition in the history of exploration.” Clearly one of the Apollo program’s finest moments, the Apollo 15 50th Anniversary Celebration takes place at the San Diego Air & Space Museum […]

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Saving Weddings During COVID-19 Pandemic

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
Saving Weddings During COVID-19 Pandemic

Vacant Snack Shop Used for Thousands of Marriage Services During Pandemic   The San Diego County Clerk’s Office has been recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with a 2021 NACo Achievement Award for innovative excellence in County Administration of Management. The Clerk’s office was recognized for transforming a vacant snack shop into the “Marriage […]

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San Diego Sold To the Highest Bidder

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

There is this impression, as I talk to people in San Diego and around the country, that our fine city has been put on an auction block for speculators who are willing to pay the highest price for changing the character of our city.  Unfortunately, as alarming as that might be, it is potentially true.  […]

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An Appreciation for Those Who Created San Diego History

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
An Appreciation for Those Who Created San Diego History

This past month, I was doing some research recently on businesses that have been operating in the City of San Diego upward of 100 years. That’s when I learned about the longstanding history of Walter Andersen Nursery, which opened in 1928 by Walter Andersen Sr. on Juan Street in Old Town San Diego, near the […]

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Uptown Planners: Working for the Community (?)

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners:  Working for the Community (?)

by Tom Mullaney Many residents are unaware that we live in the Uptown Community.  The reason is that we have a strong identification with our neighborhoods.  We see ourselves as residents of Mission Hills, Presidio Hills, Hillcrest, Bankers Hill and University Heights.  Don’t forget Middletown and Western Slopes, rising above San Diego Avenue. Uptown is […]

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City Hall’s High-Rise Project at NAVWAR Would Be a Disaster – Public Land Reuse with no Public Benefit

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
City Hall’s High-Rise Project at NAVWAR Would Be a Disaster – Public Land Reuse with no Public Benefit

The NAVWAR project resembles a city within the city of San Diego.

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Eradicating pandemics one signature at a time – the Recall Reopening

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Eradicating pandemics one signature at a time – the Recall Reopening

By Sen. Scott Wilk If there’s one thing that’s consistent with Gov. Gavin Newsom during the pandemic, it’s inconsistency. Constantly moving goalposts have caused more economic harm in California than anywhere else in the country. While our unemployment rate hovers at around nine percent, one of the highest, more than 19,000 businesses have closed their […]

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As Small Business Optimism Is at Its Lowest Level, Local Government Isn’t Helping or Responding

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sadly, many small and independent business owners are beginning to wonder if there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Those hoping for an upturn in the economy aren’t confident that the business climate will get any better within the next six months. According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Optimism […]

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Ambitious Bipartisan Effort Leads to “Keep California Working”

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Ambitious Bipartisan Effort Leads to “Keep California Working”

Thanks to bipartisan efforts, struggling small businesses and non-profits received a much-needed boost this past month. Senate Republicans are pleased that Senate Democrats joined them in passing an early action budget measure that will provide more than $2 billion in immediate economic relief to job creators and non-profits that have been affected by the state’s […]

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