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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor – Oct. 6, 2017

Posted: October 6th, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the Editor, Opinion | 1 Comment

Opposing AIDS memorial at Olive Street Park

Re: San Diego AIDS Memorial and Olive Street Park, Bankers Hill

(Editor’s note: This letter was sent to San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, the City Council and the San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force. It was copied to Uptown Planners chair Leo Wilson, LAMBDA Archives of San Diego and the San Diego LGBT Community Center. The letter was also shared with local media and has been lightly edited for grammar and style.)

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Letters to the editor – June 16, 2017

Likes Hillcrest 111 (Re: “The next big thing in Hillcrest?” Vol. 9, Issue 3 or online at bit.ly/2kPyfMg.) I live on Seventh Street and I support this Hillcrest 111 project. Yes, it’s not pretty, but that corner is a hangout spot for homeless people and this is far better than that. The shops in Hillcrest keep closing down and we have tons of empty storefronts.

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Letters to the editor – May 5, 2017

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the Editor, Opinion | No Comments

Hillcrest residents deserve some respect Lately, we Hillcrest residents have been getting a pretty raw deal from the city, and in general. Our rents climb ever higher as our neighborhood deteriorates into a filthy playground for ill-behaved street people. A simple walk to the store (which many will no longer do after dark) often involves dodging human feces and walking over the bodies of passed out homeless as we navigate through their fields of garbage. Often, we […]

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Letters to the editor – April 21, 2017

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the Editor, Opinion | 2 Comments

For Hillcrest density  (Re: “Uptown Planners feel disrespected,” Vol. 9, Issue 7 or online at bit.ly/2pPEkIe) I’ve lived in Hillcrest for almost two decades and I’ve seen our neighborhood lag behind in development as other neighborhoods in the city, such as Little Italy, East Village and North Park, have become more vibrant and livable, and more inviting. Hillcrest is a great neighborhood in a city of 3 million people. It is not a village. Perhaps the […]

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Letters to the editor — March 10, 2017

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the Editor, Opinion | No Comments

Uptown’s future (Re: “What will Uptown look like in the future?” Volume 9, Issue 2 or at bit.ly/2kSVyWW.) Barry Hager said, “younger people from various backgrounds can still afford a smaller home with a yard” in Mission Hills. San Diego is already the fourth most unaffordable city in the nation for millennials, based on a median home price of $500,000, and the median single family home price in Mission Hills is $1.1 million. Perhaps Mr. […]

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