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Why is the SDSU Deal Being Delayed?

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Why is the SDSU Deal Being Delayed?

By Barbara Bry, Candidate for Mayor of San Diego Here’s the story insiders don’t want to be told. I know this email is long, but you deserve the facts: In November 2018, San Diego voters approved Measure G, authorizing sale of the Mission Valley stadium property to San Diego State University. Measure G set clear guidelines for that sale:  The […]

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Presidio Park Restoration Efforts

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Presidio Park Restoration Efforts

If you drive, walk or bike through Presidio Park, you’ve probably noticed that there is an ongoing plant restoration project taking place.  Thanks to a lot of people from Mission Hills and the City of San Diego’s Park and Recreation Department, progress is occurring. At the intersection of Presidio Drive and Jackson Street, at the […]

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The 2020 Presidential Election Is Heading for a Train Wreck

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, Retired, Democratic City Councilman, County Supervisor and Congressman Remember when Stop Undermining Democracy Now (SUDN) communicated that the House of Representatives have 24 Congressional “Ghost District’s”? If you don’t recall, here’s a recap. Every decade at least 18 million “Illegal Immigrants” are counted in the Census. Then when the Redistricting process creates […]

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Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

In a few short weeks, the NFL established a completely new, socially distanced process for drafting college players. In the same time, Development Services successfully transitioned to online permitting and a work-from-home business model. Necessity is and will be the mother of invention. Tough times create the opportunity for positive and lasting change. With municipal […]

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Mission Hills Couple Strike Racist Restrictive Covenant As Part of Centennial

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Couple Strike Racist Restrictive Covenant As Part of Centennial

By Kenneth Zak I’ve enjoyed living in four different Mission Hills homes over the past twenty years.  Meandering past so many well-preserved, historic homes is a cherished benefit of our neighborhood.  So, as the centennial of our 1920 craftsman bungalow approached, Kyona and I wanted to celebrate its history and contribute to its preservation.  We […]

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NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

NAVWAR is a major tenant at Naval Base Point Loma Old Town Campus (NBPL OTC). It is comprised of 70.5 acres (48.7 acres OTC Site 1 and 21.8 acre OTC Site 2). NBPL OTC is approximately 1.5 miles from downtown San Diego and 1/2 mile to San Diego International Airport, and is located in the […]

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Politicians Who Are Trying To Make A Positive Difference

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
Politicians Who Are Trying To Make A Positive Difference

As we all know, the political world we live in today has gotten really ugly.  And, for the most part, the series of recent negative occurrences (locally and nationally) are creating distance between government and the people.  Elected officials who have their own agendas and won’t be independent of their political alliances are destroying government, […]

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“Stop Undermining Democracy Now”

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, Retired, Democratic City Councilman, County Supervisor and Congressman “Stop Undermining Democracy Now” (SUDN) is calling on the United States Congress to introduce a Constitutional Amendment to require a 2/3rds affirmative vote of Members of the House of Representatives, instead of a simple majority, to “impeach” the President of the United States of […]

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Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

The old Mission Hills branch library, located at 925 W. Washington Street, an iconic Mid-Century Modern building that has stood at the western gateway to Mission Hills for almost 60 years, is now threatened with demolition due to the City’s plans to over-develop the site. Designed by architect Robert A. Bradt and built in 1960, […]

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