University Heights

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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Lack of funds plagues UH library plan

Posted: January 30th, 2015 | Communities, Feature, News, Top Story, University Heights | 1 Comment

By Chris Pocock
Several University Heights residents met with San Diego Public Library Director Misty Jones at the University Heights Branch Library last week to discuss efforts to transform the historic Normal School Teachers Training Annex into a community center and replacement library.

The focus on library relocation comes at a pivotal time for the University Heights library, which many residents feel is ailing from lack of space and funding.

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Uptown Food Briefs – July 7

Frank Sabatini Jr. | Uptown News  Coming in late July to the Uptown District (soon to be renamed The Hub) is Ritual Juicebox, an Orange County-based outfit that sells wellness through a variety of organic, raw and cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Ritual’s antioxidant-rich lemonades are touted for helping customers “flush toxins and curb cravings,” while a variety of other packaged juices infused with spinach and leafy greens are geared for ridding the body of toxins. […]

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