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Get some advice before committing to short-term rentals
News 4 days ago
Get some advice before committing to short-term rentals

Letters to the editor and readers' opinions. Before you change your second home or rental units from long-term to less-than-30-days rentals, speak...

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Seaport Village not dead yet with $2M in planned upgrades
News 5 days ago
Seaport Village not dead yet with $2M in planned upgrades

A rendering shows how Seaport Village's property manager would like to turn dead space on the eastern side of the property into a public gathering...

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Water district wants to sell former golf course
News 6 days ago
Water district wants to sell former golf course

The Otay Water District will sell part of the former Salt Creek Golf Course. On Wednesday, the board of directors declared 164 acres of the now...

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Encinitas delays decision on La Costa housing project
News 1 week ago
Encinitas delays decision on La Costa housing project

Over the strong objections of the property owner's representative, the Encinitas Planning Commission delayed a vote Thursday on permits related to...

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Parking lot near Potato Chip Rock trail could finally get cars off highway shoulder
News 1 week ago
Parking lot near Potato Chip Rock trail could finally get cars off highway shoulder

The county may buy land off state Route 67 in Ramona where it would build a parking lot where hikers visiting Potato Chip Rock and Mt. Woodson...

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Housing crisis: Let’s repurpose vacant commercial property
News 1 week ago
Housing crisis: Let’s repurpose vacant commercial property

Letters to the editor and readers' opinions. Re "Affordable housing innovation a necessity" (Feb. 4): New housing frequently meets local resistance...

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Junior League of San Diego celebrates 90th anniversary with 90 hours of volunteering
News 1 week ago
Junior League of San Diego celebrates 90th anniversary with 90 hours of volunteering

Stephanie Burris, left, a member of the Junior League of San Diego, helps Eileen McCarthy, right, a resident of St. Paul's Villa, make a Valentine...

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Women pack 150 lunches for needy
News 1 week ago
Women pack 150 lunches for needy

GFWC Contemporary Women of North County, a nonprofit women's volunteer organization, donated and assembled 150 lunches that will be provided free...

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Living paycheck to paycheck? This San Diego startup wants to help you shop
News 1 week ago
Living paycheck to paycheck? This San Diego startup wants to help you shop

Automation engineer Mahfuz Alam works at the office of Zebit, a San Diego tech company building a marketplace for those living paycheck to paycheck...

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Construction begins for long-awaited Oceanside beach resort
News 1 week ago
Construction begins for long-awaited Oceanside beach resort

Jeremy Cohen of S. D. Malkin Properties speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for two resort hotels to be built on Pacific Street near the Oceanside...

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San Diego proposal to wipe out parking requirements takes key step forward
News 1 week ago
San Diego proposal to wipe out parking requirements takes key step forward

A proposal to help solve San Diego's housing crisis by wiping out parking requirements for new condominium and apartment complexes in neighborhoods...

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San Diego planners endorse proposal to wipe out parking requirements in many areas
News 1 week ago
San Diego planners endorse proposal to wipe out parking requirements in many areas

The San Diego Planning Commission unanimously supported a city proposal to spur housing construction by wiping out parking requirements in many...

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Explore December's home and condo sales with this map
News 2 weeks ago
Explore December's home and condo sales with this map

These are some of the 608 rental units under construction on Thursday at the One Paseo development in the Carmel Valley neighborhood of San Diego,...

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Carlsbad nonprofit seeks yet more time to finish boxing gym
News 2 weeks ago
Carlsbad nonprofit seeks yet more time to finish boxing gym

A Carlsbad nonprofit has been trying to build a boxing gym and recreational center in the Barrio neighborhood for 25 years. A Carlsbad nonprofit...

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San Diego mayor to name immigrant affairs manager to welcome newcomers
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego mayor to name immigrant affairs manager to welcome newcomers

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer delivers his State of the City speech. He alluded to his plans for San Diego to work more with immigrant...

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With plans for a new home in Sherman Heights, nonprofit Space 4 Art looks to the future
News 2 weeks ago
With plans for a new home in Sherman Heights, nonprofit Space 4 Art looks to the future

Space 4 Art Executive Director Jennifer de Poyen: “It started out mainly as visual artists, but it’s diversifying. It’s really wonderful to have...

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HOA Homefront – Fair or unfair housing?
News 2 weeks ago
HOA Homefront – Fair or unfair housing?

Q:I recently read your earlier article on Fair Housing laws being violated by homeowners associations trying to enforce state-mandated signs that...

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Little Italy's largest office building is a go
News 2 weeks ago
Little Italy's largest office building is a go

The recently approved office project from Kilroy Realty will take over an entire city block in Little Italy. The recently approved office project...

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San Diego needs affordable housing innovation
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego needs affordable housing innovation

The kitchen of a studio apartment at the Atmosphere community of 205 affordable homes in downtown San Diego in 2017. The kitchen of a studio...

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Copper Mountain blazes its own trail
News 2 weeks ago
Copper Mountain blazes its own trail

Eight months ago, my husband Benjamin and I moved to Valley Center in a quest for the simple life. With that move came a community where —for the...

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Imperial Beach creates tax-break program intended to promote historic preservation
News 2 weeks ago
Imperial Beach creates tax-break program intended to promote historic preservation

Imperial Beach city leaders this month approved a new program that will offer owners of historic properties tax breaks in exchange for a commitment...

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San Diego's community planning groups lack transparency, need reforms, audit says
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego's community planning groups lack transparency, need reforms, audit says

The clash between housing and industry in Barrio Logan prompted the formation of a community planning group in 2014. The clash between housing and...

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Marijuana delivery rule ensures Californians access to safe cannabis
News 2 weeks ago
Marijuana delivery rule ensures Californians access to safe cannabis

This March 31, 2018 photo shows a booth advertising a delivery service for cannabis at the Four Twenty Games in Santa Monica. Law enforcement...

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Why your downtown apartment might no longer come with a parking spot
News 2 weeks ago
Why your downtown apartment might no longer come with a parking spot

Proposed rules aim to eliminate parking minimums for new residential developments downtown. They also seek to set strict parking maximums. Proposed...

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San Diego County apartment rush continues. More than 4,500 planned for '19
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego County apartment rush continues. More than 4,500 planned for '19

San Diego’s rental income gold rush shows no sign of slowing down. More than 4,500 apartments are scheduled to open in 2019, outpacing last year’s...

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Revenge of the businesses: Thousands of scooters towed and held for ransom
News 2 weeks ago
Revenge of the businesses: Thousands of scooters towed and held for ransom

Scooter Removal is developing an app called Scoot Scoop to report and schedule pickup of illegally parked scooters and e-bikes. Scooter Removal is...

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La Mesa and Santee to partner with Chula Vista on energy choice study
News 2 weeks ago
La Mesa and Santee to partner with Chula Vista on energy choice study

Santee, which has several utility substations like this one belonging to San Diego Gas & Electric on Mast Boulevard near Magnolia Avenue, is...

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San Diego council sets housing, environment, social equity as priorities
News 2 weeks ago
San Diego council sets housing, environment, social equity as priorities

San Diego City Council members and community leaders Tuesday praised a series of priorities set for the council in 2019 by President Georgette...

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Lyceum Theatre at Horton Plaza getting a $6M makeover
News 2 weeks ago
Lyceum Theatre at Horton Plaza getting a $6M makeover

Opened in 1986, the Lyceum Theatre takes up around 40,000 square-feet of space in the basement of downtown’s 900,000 square-foot Horton Plaza mall....

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Historic effort launched to clean up toxic air pollution in San Diego's portside communities
News 3 weeks ago
Historic effort launched to clean up toxic air pollution in San Diego's portside communities

Barrio Logan, National City and other portside communities are the focus of a state-funded effort to clean up air pollution in low-income...

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