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.
In weighing in on Measure B, voters are not just rendering a decision on Lilac Hills Ranch. They may also be setting two major precedents about development in the county.
Both candidates running for county supervisor agree on one thing when it comes to Lilac Hills Ranch: They wish it never went to the ballot in the first place.
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 […]
In a letter obtained by Voice of San Diego, Chargers owner Dean Spanos pledged to labor unions to establish a community land trust for neighborhoods that would most likely see increased property values and gentrification.
My fellow Ph.D. students and I want to stay in San Diego and have no interest in the Bay Area’s soul-sucking commutes, bank-draining rents and Mission-style burritos. Yet most of us will move there anyway.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC 7 San Diego’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Maya Srikrishnan discuss the Lilac Hills Ranch project and how the proposal that voters will consider in November is different from the one the Board of Supervisors nearly approved last year.
The San Diego Association of Governments hasn’t been shy about touting the benefits county residents will feel if they pass its proposed ballot measure in November. One of the proposal’s major selling points is that the projects the measure would fund will relieve traffic congestion. We found SANDAG thinks of traffic relief differently than a typical commuter might.
In this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC 7 San Diego’s Monica Dean and VOSD’s Andrew Keatts explain how developers – not public officials – are framing the discussion about San Diego’s waterfront, and why that has some people concerned.
The Chargers’ plan to build a new home next door to Petco Park has kicked up issues between San Diego’s two major sports teams. Namely, parking, traffic and some big billboards in the Padres backyard.