Five Points-Middletown

Who’s running for Uptown Planners this year?

By Hutton Marshall | Editor Tomorrow, March 2, residents of Hillcrest, Bankers Hill, Mission Hills, University Heights and Five Points/Middletown—which has a nice ring to it—will vote in seven new board members for the all-volunteer Uptown Community Planning Group, more commonly known as the Uptown Planners. Update: The candidates elected were Jennifer Pesqueira, Ken Tablang, Michael Brennan, Mat Wahlstrom, Kyle Heiskala, Dana Hook and Jay Newington. The will be seated at the April 7 Uptown […]

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The oddball of Little Italy

Princess Pub & Grill 1665 India St. (Little Italy) 619-702-3021 Happy Hour: 4 to 7 p.m., daily By Dr. Ink Long before the gentrification of Little Italy there came a British pub that blended politely into the landscape of Italian bakeries and pasta kitchens. Now, 40 years later and without fuss, Princess Pub & Grille remains a cherished landmark to those seeking Guinness over Chianti or bangers over meatballs.

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Two years later, car2go heads the movement of alternative transportation in San Diego

By Dave Fidlin | SDUN reporter & Hutton Marshall| SDUN editor We have a right to compain about gas prices here in San Diego. Floating around $3.60 per gallon, San Diego drivers pay about 50 cents above the national average. This is a pesky expense considering one’s daily commute, nights out, and the hundred little times we find ourselves hopping in our car for some unforseen errand.

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Uptown Briefs Sept 27

Bill Maddox heads to Mt. Everest In an email dated Tuesday, Sept. 24, Uptown resident Bill Maddox detailed his pending trip to Kathmandu, Nepal – one stopover before his final destination of Mt. Everest – as a result of a targeted fundraising and awareness-raising campaign for a unique treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

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A musician’s paradise

San Diego Music Thing makes a triumphant return as the place to be for music lovers & aspiring musicians By Logan Broyles | SDUN Reporter Everything an aspiring musician or a casual fan could ever want can be found at the sixth annual San Diego Music Thing, this year’s two-day event created by people in the music industry for just about everyone.

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Welcoming our new planning director, Bill Fulton

By Anthony King | SDUN Editor Voice of San Diego CEO Scott Lewis sat down with the city’s new planning director, Bill Fulton, at Politifest Aug. 3 to talk about one of the things the former mayor of Ventura, Calif. was hired for: planning neighborhoods.

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