Gay Sinclair has been selling off many of the buildings she owns in and around East Village. The one she says she’ll never give up is the historic Wonder Bread building. Yet she might not have a choice. If Measure C passes, there’s a chance the city could use eminent domain to force Sinclair to accept a deal and clear the way for a convadium. It wouldn’t be the first time she’s been forced to surrender a historic building for a stadium.

Space 4 Art sits in the shadow of a construction crane, one of several towering over the East Village right now. “We’re surrounded on three sides by developers putting up high rises,” said Bob Leathers, one of the Space 4 Art founders. “It’s cranes galore down here.” Space 4 Art is in a brick and […]

Episode four of Culturecast, VOSD’s podcast covering the intersection of arts and gentrification in Barrio Logan, explores community members’ fears that Barrio Logan will follow the same trajectory as East Village if the Chargers get their new downtown stadium. They say the arts scene that’s been flourishing in and around Barrio Logan will die if the stadium’s built.

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is eliminating eight full-time positions and 20 part-time positions, and closing its La Jolla campus beginning in January. The layoffs come in anticipation of the museum’s big expansion, which will triple the exhibition space of the La Jolla location.