The Hillcrest-Mission Hills Library (perhaps it should be named the Christine Kehoe Library) designs have received comments from the Friends of Mission Hills Library, Mission Hills Town Council, Hillcrest Town Council & Uptown Planners. The consultant will complete the preliminary design next year & construction should begin 2016.

 HILLCREST's getting a LIBRARY

 HILLCREST's getting a LIBRARY

Over 150 booths are featured at the Little Italy Mercato lining W. Date Street from the cul-de-sac at Kettner Blvd to Front Street offering farm fresh produce, artisan foods and specialty items.
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 LITTLE ITALY MERCATO

 LITTLE ITALY MERCATO

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

 URBAN GOATS NEAR YOU?

Interested in having a goat for a pet?

 URBAN GOATS NEAR YOU?

  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

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Harvey Milk’s American Diner closes after first year

Harvey Milk’s American Diner closes after first year

Sixth & University, a prime corner for Hillcrest restaurants since 1926, will be getting a name change again soon. Harvey Milk's American Diner initially closed the first week of October for a three-day "reorganization," but it's been reported through local news outlets that the 14-month-old …

Hillcrest businesses weigh in on bike route

Hillcrest businesses weigh in on bike route

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) sponsored a meeting on Wednesday, September 17 for their members to learn about the Hillcrest section of the new bike lanes being created from the foot of Washington Street to The Boulevard sign by SANDAG. Uptown resident Jim Frost has designed an …

History of the Peace Sign

History of the Peace Sign

One of the most widely known symbols in the world is the peace sign. It was originated in Britain, where it had long been known for nuclear disarmament before the rest of the world claimed the circular logo with three straight lines as an easily recognized symbol for peace. Original sketches …

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