Opinion & News

Downtown news briefs – October 2018

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | News, Opinion & News | No Comments

Net neutrality The California Senate voted in support of SB 822 on Aug. 30, signaling a victory for those favoring a return to net neutrality protections. In a wide margin, the state Assembly voted 61-18 in favor of advancing the bill and sent it to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for review. Brown signed the bill […]

Downtown News Briefs – September 2018

Posted: September 7th, 2018 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

Union and Ash project On Friday, Sept. 11, a meeting at the New City America, Inc. office is open to the public to review the Union and Ash project. This project proposes to build the largest 36-story, 408 feet tall residential building in Little Italy with 389 residential development including 32 units of affordable housing. […]

Calendar: September 2018

Posted: September 7th, 2018 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Contemporary R&B singer and keyboardist Kandace Springs will perform at the San Diego House of Blues. Springs has worked with acts the likes of Prince, Ghostface Killah, and Aqualung. Doors open at 7 p.m. $25. 1055 Fifth Ave.

Calendar: August 2018

Posted: August 3rd, 2018 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, August 3 ‘Hairspray’ San Diego Musical Theatre presents Tony Award-winning musical “Hairspray” from Aug. 3–Sept. 2 at the Horton Grand Theatre. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized teenager Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on The Corny Collins Show. When she gets put in detention with the African-American students in the […]

Downtown Briefs: August 2018

Posted: August 3rd, 2018 | Opinion & News | No Comments

Youth learn high-value skills in construction trades Students in the San Diego Gateway to College and Career (SDG2CC) program are working with contractors in electrical, carpentry and plumbing to learn valuable hands-on experience that leads to living wage jobs with the potential of earning $25 per hour. The San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) SDG2CC program […]