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The ASID San Diego Chapter Introduces Its New President

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
The ASID San Diego Chapter Introduces Its New President

Suzi OBrien, the principal designer and CEO of EcoLux Interiors of San Diego, has been elected president of the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) San Diego chapter for a one-year term. OBrien focuses on residential interiors, specializing in eco-friendly design.  A recent remodel achieved “Platinum” status from Green Point Rated, which provides third-party verification […]

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Final Phases of Civita Park Include Four Acres of Playgrounds, Picnic Areas and Gardens

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
Final Phases of Civita Park Include Four Acres of  Playgrounds, Picnic Areas and Gardens

The final phases of Civita Park are complete and have opened to the public, adding approximately four acres of colorful playgrounds, game areas, ornamental gardens and open lawns to the 14.3-acre park, which is the largest park in Mission Valley.   Highlights include: ?      Two playgrounds, one for children two-to-five years of age, and the other […]

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Why We Are Urging “No on Measure E”

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
Why We Are Urging “No on Measure E”

The threat: High-rise haven City officials want to fill the Midway community with high-rise projects.  That would lead to an excessive amount of development, and much worse traffic.  Access to the beaches would be cut off.  You can’t enjoy the beach if you can’t get there! The history: They deserve our gratitude The 30-foot height […]

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San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

By Barbara Bry  We’ve come a long way since January 2017, when the Chargers announced they were abandoning San Diego and the stadium they’d called home for over 50 years.   And soon after, we learned that real estate speculators had been meeting secretly with city officials for over a year, hatching a plan to acquire […]

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Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

Several Gaslamp businesses that temporarily shuttered in light of California’s Stay-at-Home Order covered their windows with plywood during the shutdown. Now, as the neighborhood begins to reopen, flowers have begun to bloom on the boarded-up shops. “As city lights have dimmed worldwide, these murals offer a sense of brightness for the Gaslamp and surrounding neighborhoods,” […]

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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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Investing in Real Estate

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Real estate as an investment can be very profitable. It has its challenges, especially if you are buying property and managing it yourself. But done properly, real estate can provide cash flow, diversification and other benefits to your investment portfolio. Fundamentally, investing in real estate is basically buying an asset, leasing the asset to others […]

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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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Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

10 Historic Cottages Now Open for Reservations Get a glimpse into the life of the Old West by staying in one of the 10 renovated historic cottages now available for overnight stays at Warner Springs Ranch Resort. Surrounded by tall oaks, sandstone and granite formations, vast meadows, rugged hills and streams, these cottages highlight the […]

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Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

Coronado, CA – Budding entertainers, future stars and dedicated performers will vie to become the first winner of The Coronado Talent Show, a community-focused competition to benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation. The event takes place at Coronado High school on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. and features performers who live or work in Coronado. […]

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