The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation is again working on a plan it has pursued for years: developing almost 60 acres it owns in the area surrounding Market Creek Plaza in the Diamond neighborhoods of southeastern San Diego into a town center that would deliver affordable homes, job opportunities and neighborhood amenities to a community that has been historically ignored by private development.
The city and county put their offers to the NFL in writing. The county revealed it has cash ready. The NFL seems to have the same concerns as the Chargers.
Todd Gloria and other officials have explained their support for SANDAG’s transportation plan by touting the fact that “75 percent of transportation funding in the next five years will go to transit, up from 50 percent in the last five years.”
Developer Merlone Geier announced plans to build on a lot at Commercial Street and National Avenue near Petco Park in 2008, but the lot still sits empty.
An outside group tried to spruce up a local neighborhood. Things didn’t go well.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Maya Srikrishnan and NBC’s Monica Dean visit the city’s worst-ranked trolley station and dive deeper into what transit-oriented development is and why it’s important.
Even if cities like Encinitas were to individually allow for denser housing, it wouldn’t make much of a dent in overall coastal housing affordability. Instead, the whole coastal region would need to take a leap together.
Voice of San Diego’s Andrew Keatts and NBC 7’s Monica Dean dig into some of the issues the code enforcement division has been having and how that affects the city.
Despite years of setbacks, Chula Vista still has hope it will someday be home to a four-year university. In taking a “land first, school second” approach to making it happen, the city is charting an unusual course.
A lawyer for the Lilac Ranch developer recently tried to stop a planning commissioner from voting on the project, arguing he had a conflict of interest. But if the developer’s reasoning is to be believed, then Supervisor Bill Horn, a crucial supporter of the project, would also be conflicted.