100+ year old Florence Elementary School will keep its name. Click to read more.

 RENAMING FLORENCE ELEMENTARY

 RENAMING FLORENCE ELEMENTARY

 URBAN GOATS NEAR YOU?

Interested in having a goat for a pet?

 URBAN GOATS NEAR YOU?

The best-known “secret” in Bankers Hill is the Spruce Street Suspension Bridge, located just west of First Avenue. Engineered by Edwin Capps, this 1912 treasure provided walkers a shortcut to the newly built trolley lines on Fourth and Fifth. The truly special footbridge is the only of its type in SD County.

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 SPRUCE STREET FOOTBRIDGE

 SPRUCE STREET FOOTBRIDGE

  GOOGLE'S SELF-DRIVING CAR

  GOOGLE'S SELF-DRIVING CAR

Google has unveiled a stunning new prototype for a self-driving car with no steering wheel. No pedals. You just sit back and let the car do the driving. (click on the car) Now, before anyone gets too excited, note that self-driving cars are still a ways off from reality, especially given all the legal and regulatory hurdles they face. (And, for now, Google's cars will only go 25 miles per hour — so the cars won't run on highways.) But why not dream a bit? It's worth thinking through what a future filled with self-driving cars might actually look like.

This Irving Gill home once stood on the northwest corner of Robinson & First Avenue.

 HILLCREST'S BARBER HOUSE

 HILLCREST'S BARBER HOUSE

Next Holiday Potluck 12/13/16

 HHG potluck, Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

 HHG potluck, Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

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10th annual community potluck

10th annual community potluck

Tuesday, December 13th BRING A DISH TO SHARE San Diego Indoor Sports Club 3030 Front Street in Bankers Hill (Plenty of free parking) Santa opens the doors at 5:30pm & the Potluck Dinner begins at 6pm The Westminster Carolers will sing from 7-8pm Join the Hillcrest History Guild, the …

Irving J. Gill: New Architecture for a Great Country

Irving J. Gill: New Architecture for a Great Country

Thirteen San Diego and Southern California cultural organizations are joining resources to tell the story of Irving J. Gill, an extraordinary San Diegan, and one of the key founders of modern architecture.Exhibitions and programs will be held throughout San Diego County to explore Gill's life and …

The man behind Bread and Cie

The man behind Bread and Cie

Since 1994 when this upper crust bakery first introduced its vast array of specialty artisan breads to a hungry San Diego, Charles Kaufman has transformed our perception of the daily staple and surpassed customers’ expectations of casual culinary experiences. Bread is the cornerstone of their …

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