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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 […]

Hearts of gold

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | News, Top Story | No Comments

The San Diego Police Foundation’s “Hearts of Gold” gala — named for the color of the badge police officers wear — celebrated those in uniform that dedicate their lives to making San Diego’s streets safer for the community. The San Diego Police Foundation (SDPF) commemorated its 20th anniversary with its 7th annual Gold Shield Gala at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on Sept. 20, all dedicated to preserving and maintaining the San Diego Police Department’s necessary equipment to keep its officers safer — as well as their K9 companion crimefighters.

Judgment day

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | News, Top Story | No Comments

This November, San Diego voters have the opportunity to decide the future of the 166-acre parcel of city-owned land in Mission Valley that was home to the San Diego Chargers for more than 50 years. Two competing initiatives authorizing the sale of the former Qualcomm Stadium site will appear on this year’s ballot, making this one of the most unique elections in San Diego history. The initiatives must first pass by garnering more than 50 percent of the votes. And if they both succeed, the one with the higher percentage will win.

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. […]