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Posts Tagged ‘San Diego Downtown News’

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.

Taking climate change seriously

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | Featured, Notes from Toni, Politics | No Comments

During the past several years, California has been hit especially hard by extreme weather events, from our historic five-year drought, to floods, record heat, and, most recently, devastating wildfires. Last year’s fires were among the deadliest on record, and this year we saw the largest fire in state history, the Mendocino-Complex. Thousands of firefighters are still battling more than a dozen blazes across the state.

International film festival previews best of what’s to come

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | Arts & Entertainment, Film, Top Story | No Comments

With more than 100 films to choose from, the San Diego International Film Festival (SDIFF) is bringing the best in cinematic world premier studio films, features, documentaries, foreign films and film shorts. Playing at theaters around San Diego, this four-day festival includes Q&As with the actors, directors and producers, along with special receptions, a night with the stars, after-parties, and awards from Oct. 10-14.

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. […]