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

Should Florence Elementary School be renamed to honor Chris Kehoe? The Hillcrest Town Council and Bankers Hill Community Group overwhelmingly say "no". Click to read more.

 RENAMING FLORENCE ELEMENTARY

 RENAMING FLORENCE ELEMENTARY

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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HTC opposes “density bonuses”

HTC opposes “density bonuses”

The Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) listened to a presentation by Uptown residents business owner, Tom Mullaney and Nancy Moors, one of the founding members of the HTC. The meeting was held Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Joyce Beers Community Center. The Steering Committee of the HTC discussed the …

San Diego Pride July 17, 18 & 19

San Diego Pride July 17, 18 & 19

Friday, July 17, 6pm — Spirit of Stonewall Rally. Pride celebrations everywhere trace their heritage to the evening of June 28, 1969 when patrons of the Stonewall Inn in New York City said “No more!” to police harassment. That protest has grown to annual events held in major cities …

HillQuest.com guide to neighborhood fun

HillQuest.com guide to neighborhood fun

Ready for some more fun?   Monday, July 27, 7:30pm — Organ Concerts brings Isabelle Demers, a native of Quebec, organ professor.The Festival runs each Monday evening, June 22 through August 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion at the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park. …

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