mail

Communities

SoNo survey identifies residents’ top issues

Posted: April 7th, 2017 | Communities, Featured, News, North Park, South Park | No Comments

Green spaces, affordable housing, public transit are leading concerns By SDCNN Staff Residents in South Park and North Park want city planners to preserve and create urban green spaces, increase access to public transportation, expand the supply of affordable housing and disperse it around San Diego, and increase bike lanes, according to survey results. The SoNo Neighborhood Alliance — a nonprofit that informs and engages residents of South Park and North Park — compiled 275 […]

Read More

ESCAPE if you can!

Posted: February 24th, 2017 | Communities, Feature, Hillcrest, Top Story | No Comments

By Margie M. Palmer

An accountant, a college student and two journalists walk into an art gallery. Within moments, the door locks behind them. The group has been given a mission — find and locate an item that has been intricately hidden within its walls. They have 60 minutes to complete the mission and escape.

This isn’t the plot to a suspense film; it’s just another day at Escapism, a puzzle room in Hillcrest.

Read More

Beauty and altruism

Posted: February 24th, 2017 | Communities, Feature, Hillcrest, Top Story | No Comments

By Ken Williams | Editor

Beauty by Dolly celebrated its first decade in Hillcrest in 2015, and over the course of that time, the family-owned business founded by two Iranian-American sisters has gratefully given back to the local community.

For example, Beauty by Dolly on Feb. 15 teamed up with Big Sister League of San Diego and Blo Blow Dry Bar Gaslamp to participate in a Random Acts of Kindness Week event.

Read More

Pigment of her imagination

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, News, North Park, Top Story | No Comments

By Lucia Viti

Amy Paul has built an artistic dynasty with talent, perseverance and a desire to showcase the artistry of others.

The artist, entrepreneur — owner of North Park art and gift shop Pigment — teacher, wife and mother began showcasing her art 13 years ago in a small studio on Ray Street.

Read More

New councilmember speaks to Hillcrest Town Council

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, Featured, Hillcrest, News | No Comments

By Mary M. McKenzie San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward was the featured speaker at the Hillcrest Town Council’s first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Marking his first 30 days in office, Ward spoke to the gathering about his plans and goals for District 3. Ward said he has been appointed to the Rules, the Environment, and Public Safety committees.

Read More