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The group had flown up for the committee hearing with one goal: to kill Gonzalez's Assembly Bill 504, 0 , which, if approved, would increase oversight of Civic San Diego, the nonprofit to which the city has outsourced its permitting and pla... more

Aug 5, 2015 12:00 AM News

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Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM News

Flanked by regional labor leaders, Gonzalez told a small crowd that her bill, AB 504, would require the San Diego City Council to approve land-use decisions made by Civic San Diego—the city-funded nonprofit created after Gov. Jerry Brown en... more

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM News

The city-funded nonprofit Civic San Diego plans, permits and approves land development Downtown. While the mayor and City Council appoint the agency's board members, elected officials have virtually no oversight when it comes to day-to-day ... more

Mar 6, 2015 12:00 AM News

The war among Civic San Diego's board of directors continues. On one side, there are those who want elected officials to closely regulate the city-owned nonprofit. On the other, there are those vying for as much autonomy as possible. ... more

Oct 28, 2014 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

Civic San Diego, the city-owned nonprofit tasked with winding down redevelopment projects, has been drooling over the possibility of bringing its Downtown development strategy to the neighborhoods of Encanto and City Heights. For months, Civi... more

May 23, 2014 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

Is San Diego's Downtown redevelopment strategy a good fit for the city's most underserved neighborhoods? Absolutely, says Jeff Graham, outgoing president of Civic San Diego, the agency tasked with phasing out redevelopment under state law.</p... more

Feb 26, 2014 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

City-owned nonprofit Civic San Diego's plan to bring pedestrian-friendly commercial development to the working-class neighborhoods of Encanto and C... more

Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

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Nov 13, 2013 12:00 AM News

Let's deal immediately with the unsightly elephant in the room: Dwayne Crenshaw, one of two candidates for the vacant City Council District 4 seat up for grabs in a May 21 special election, is backed by the Lincoln Club of San Diego County,... more

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM News & Opinion