Is change in the air?

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Features, News, Top Story | No Comments

By Dave Fidlin

When the wraps were taken off it in 1985, the open-air Horton Plaza mall was ballyhooed as a game-changer that was going to breathe new life into San Diego’s Downtown.

In the ensuing decades, the sprawling five-story complex, with its Italian-inspired design, has been a notable feature that brought San Diegans and tourists alike into the mall’s corridors.

SDDRG gives locals a voice

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Dave Schwab It’s no surprise that the unwavering commitment of the San Diego Downtown Residents Group (SDDRG) to improving the area is why it survived to celebrate its 30th anniversary Feb. 22 at the Children’s Museum.

Downtown News gains new ad consultant

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By SDCNN Staff John Watson has joined San Diego Downtown News as a corporate advertising sales consultant. A Downtown resident, Watson came out of a 1½-year retirement to join the newspaper after a 30-year career heading his own corporations specializing in plastic manufacturing nationally and abroad.

Downtown News Briefs – March 2017

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

$25 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS The city of San Diego recently announced the availability of $25 million to fund affordable housing projects. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) released by Civic San Diego (CivicSD) will allow projects that meet affordability requirements and development objectives to apply for funds in order to facilitate the development […]