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

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AIDS Walk and Run

AIDS Walk and Run

AIDS Walk & Run San Diego launched its “This Is Me” campaign, created to increase participation in this year’s event and to help fight the stigma that surrounds HIV. “Our ‘This Is Me’ campaign is an innovative social media effort that invites everyone to share the story of their …

Hillcrest 111 Appeal Denied

Hillcrest 111 Appeal Denied

An appeal of the Planning Commission decision to allow the controversial development at the corner of Robinson and Seventh avenues was heard at City Council on Monday, April 24 in council chambers. The project takes advantage of developer incentives that allow buildings to be taller, with less …

Community Vision Design supported for Olive Street Park

Community Vision Design supported for Olive Street Park

Thanks to those from Bankers Hill and throughout Uptown who attended the Uptown Planners meeting on Thursday, February 22 for the discussion about Olive Street Park. The Uptown Planners voted 11 in support and 2 against the Community Based Vision Design presented by the Bankers Hill Community …

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