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Foundation for Women Warriors Seeks Community Support for Holiday Drive for Veteran Families

| December 3, 2022 | 0 Comments
Foundation for Women Warriors Seeks Community Support for Holiday Drive for Veteran Families

As we near the holiday season, Foundation for Women Warriors (FFWW) is calling on the San Diego community to help them support local veteran families through their third annual holiday drive. From now till December 15, 2022, they will collect new and unused children’s toys, clothes, and baby items for women veterans and their families. […]

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Measure C – Exclude the Midway-Pacific Highway Community Plan Area from the 30-Foot Height Limit on Buildings in the Coastal Zone

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Sierra Club believes that urban infill projects should be supported when they follow smart planning principles, consider environmental impacts, provide needed public facilities, including parks and open space, and provide a healthful living environment.  Removing the Coastal Height Limit in the Midway- Pacific Highway Community Plan area, as proposed in Measure C, fails to meet […]

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Midway Rising and Other Developers Donate, Then Get Dirty Deals

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

La Prensa broke the story in September that Mayor Gloria took two $50,000 campaign checks from a New York pot farmer to run for mayor. Then Gloria selected Midway Rising company, owned by those two developers, as the Sports Arena mega developer. Since, La Prensa has updated the story to indicate another $480,000 was given […]

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It’s Open Enrollment Time for Medicare

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Every year, those enrolled in Medicare can switch their insurance coverage. Whether you have Original Medicare with a Medicare Supplement (“Medigap”) and a prescription drug policy or Medicare Advantage, this is when you can review your policy and possibly make a change. This annual Open Enrollment period lasts from October 15 through December 7 each […]

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City Officials Seem Committed to Destroy San Diego’s Character

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to hear and read comments from hundreds of individuals and groups opposed to Measure C.  Yet still our elected officials continue to state that it’s good for San Diego and uses propaganda paid by investors and developers communicating that this is being done for families […]

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Save San Diego’s Character Opposes Measure C

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

Save San Diego’s Character, an organization created in response to the U.S. Navy’s proposal to redevelop the NAVWAR/SPAWAR site, opposes San Diego County Measure C. This Measure would remove the 30-foot height limit on construction in the Midway-Pacific Highway Community Plan area. It would affect approximately 1,300 acres stretching from Interstate 8 south along Interstate […]

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Bill Walton Seeks to Shine a Light on San Diego’s Homeless Crisis

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
Bill Walton Seeks to Shine a Light on San Diego’s Homeless Crisis

Over the past month, Bill Walton, former ABC/ESPN/NBC basketball announcer, NBA All-Star basketball player, UCLA All-American, and a generous contributor to various causes and non-profits, has elected to make his voice heard on the homeless crisis in San Diego.  Walton, who has always expressed his pride for being a native San Diegan and living here his […]

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No On Measure “C”

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
No On Measure “C”

It’s Bad for All San Diegans The issue of lifting the 30′ coastal height limit from the north end of the airport up to Interstate 8 is back on the ballot. In August 2020, San Diego city council placed on the ballot the measure to lift the 30′ height limit. Save Our Access spoke in […]

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No on Measure ‘C’

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Lisa Mortensen  Measure ‘C’ will be on the ballot in November.  It will allow the lifting of the decades’ long height restriction in the Midway District.  If this restriction is lifted, then City Hall has basically allowed for a wholesale lifting of all building regulations; allowing for-profit developers to build high rises extending downtown […]

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Leon Williams Celebrates His 100th Birthday and Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

| August 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
Leon Williams Celebrates His 100th Birthday and Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Local elected officials and community leaders honored longtime political and equal rights leader Leon L. Williams with special awards this past month to help celebrate his 100th birthday. Williams was awarded a Life Achievement Award by the County. Williams was elected San Diego’s first Black city councilman in 1969 and first Black county supervisor in […]

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