The second scenario proposed for Barrio Logan’s community plan update strikes the greatest balance between protecting existing maritime industrial lands uses and the health, safety and well-being of the residents.

Highlights from our exploration of San Diego’s innovation economy, and what could stifle its growth.

Organizers of the Incubator for Civic Imagination pledge to complete a few project by the end of 2013.

The discussion of how scientific discoveries can be harnessed and turned into products or services looms anew in San Diego, where local universities and researchers pull in more than $1 billion in government and private grants yearly.

We must also ask this question: Can entrepreneurialism be taught as a subject and how can we introduce entrepreneurial training into our schools and higher education?

Our live conversation Wednesday about innovation in San Diego centered on themes from our quest series, including the history of land grants for R&D in San Diego.

‘Innovation in its simplest terms is thinking differently,’ says an assistant city manager in Carlsbad. ‘This is a pretty important time to encourage diverse thought.’