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... Read more

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

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As reported by Kelly Davis this week on CityBeat's news blog, the city of San Diego has, since 2010, paid a former redevelopment official $235,000 to provide “technical assistance” on efforts to house the homeless. Read more

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Quietly during the past few months, the developers of an approved hotel project on what's currently a vast concrete sea of parking spaces near the waterfront have been meeting with officials from the Port of San Diego, discussing the pos... Read more


Tommy Thompson has been cutting hair in downtown San Diego for the past 45 years. The genteel 73-year old is the sole barber at Tommy's Barber Shop on Broadway between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, a tiny, 100-square-foot anachronism, with its ... Read more