Mission Hills residents were initially told the process of moving utility lines underground would be finished in 2008. Fast-forward several years and the neighborhood’s experience is illustrating why the process often takes so long, and how new measures recently approved by the City Council could lessen delays in the future.
San Diego politicians make a cameo in an HBO sketch for cutting ribbons instead of fixing roads.
City Councilman Mark Kersey, who heads the infrastructure committee, joins us on the podcast this week. Plus, the latest monstrosity proposed for the waterfront, revenge porn scumbag and more.
No piece of infrastructure in San Diego, not streets, not storm drains, not buildings, has less funding than streetlights. Just ask residents in Logan Heights, who say the darkness leads to fender-benders and crime.
Compiling a comprehensive and viable infrastructure plan for the 2016 ballot won’t be easy. And we’ll have to make sure taxpayers are protected.
It’s the NFL’s world and we’re just living in it. When you can and can’t call it the Super Bowl (spoiler: you’re probably safe), plus the city’s options for fixing your beloved San Diego structures and streets.
On this San Diego Explained, VOSD’s Scott Lewis and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia explain what the city will have to do to tackle its infrastructure repairs and/or keep the Chargers happy, and why it’s not as easy as it might’ve been a few years back.
The city has left out many big-ticket items from its list of what needs repairing.
Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.
In a speech designed to cement San Diego’s reputation as a world-class city, Mayor Kevin Faulconer outlined his vision for 2015. To get the biggest bang for taxpayers’ buck, the city needs to hustle on infrastructure, open data and a few other key areas.