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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Community Plan Update final draft released

Community Plan Update final draft released

The City of San Diego released the final draft of the Uptown Community Plan Update on Friday, June 10, late in the afternoon. The email to interested parties read: "The June 2016 Draft Uptown Community Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) are available for public review (an email …

Summertime Fun in Uptown

Summertime Fun in Uptown

Summer brings an abundance of outdoor fun throughout Uptown and our neighboring communities. Summer concerts in University Heights, Mission Hills and  North Park features every style of music you can imagine from blues to zydeco! Enjoy organ concerts and take advantage of swing dance lessons …

Will the City of SD sell the Truax House and access to Maple Canyon over wishes of community?

Will the City of SD sell the Truax House and access to Maple Canyon over wishes of community?

...that's what Councilman Todd Gloria would like. The Maple Canyon conundrum — The neighbors want parks, unfortunately the city wants more houses. A small  parcel of land with two wooden houses, is located at the corner of Laurel and Union streets. The owner plans to sell the homes, one …

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