sb330 Now The Law!

Sb330 was signed by Governor Newsom on October 9, 2019.  Fortunately, our La Jolla Response Group was able to secure an amemendment on May 7th to protect the 30 ft Coastal Overlay Height Limit, an oringinal target of the bill. The new bill is a developer give-away with the new provisions that will reduce public review of projects and prevents Read more about sb330 Now The Law![…]

Only Councilwomen Campbell and Bry Had Our Backs

Only Councilwomen Campbell and Bry Had Our Backs Attempt To Amend Plan With Reasonable Compromise Rejected   Despite 5 long years of community input which opted for the low-density option,  retention of existing height limits and requirements that higher thresholds of affordable housing in the Morena Corridor Specific Plan (MCSP) be provided, seven members of Read more about Only Councilwomen Campbell and Bry Had Our Backs[…]

Approval of the Morena Corridor Specific Plan Comes As No Surprise

Poster-child For Bad Planning Morena Corridor Plan Approvals Doomed To Fail First, a big THANK-YOU to all community members that sacrificed their day to join us at the August 1st City Council meeting! Despite five-years of intensive community involvement with trying to adopt plans that work, the pro-big development Morena Corridor and the Balboa Specific Plans were approved Read more about Approval of the Morena Corridor Specific Plan Comes As No Surprise[…]

Why Bother To Attend This Meeting? -City Council Meeting August 1, 2019

Why Bother To Attend This Meeting? Isn’t It All A Waste Of Time? It’s difficult for residents to attend City Council meetings during working hours.  And after 5 years of attending community planning group subcommittee meetings, it seems the city planners have either never listened or don’t care what residents have to say or both.  Our mayor, Kevin Faulconer,  Read more about Why Bother To Attend This Meeting? -City Council Meeting August 1, 2019[…]

Notes From Planning Commission Meeting June 27th

Planning Commission Meeting On Clairemont Density A Warning To Residents Accolades Abound Despite The Reality At the June 27th Planning Commission Meeting, Commissioners lavishly praised the city planning department staff, Susan Mornian (Chair of the Clairemont Plan Update Subcommittee), and the rest of the members of the subcommittee, thanking all for a job well done Read more about Notes From Planning Commission Meeting June 27th[…]

Update Of Wed 5/29 Community Meeting

At Wednesday’s community planning group subcommittee meeting, the city planning department attempted to force-feed an additional 5000 housing units to an unrelenting crowd of Clairemont residents.  The community’s pushback deserves attention.  The question in most attendees’ minds was not where to build, but why? California is, and has been, the most populated state in America since 1962. Read more about Update Of Wed 5/29 Community Meeting[…]

Density Meeting 5/29

Land Use & UP-Zoning Meeting MAY 29 6-8PM Alcott Elementary School 4680 Hidalgo Ave SD, CA 92117 Special Meeting Scheduled May 29th The Clairemont Community Planning Group has a  Subcommittee that isupdating our Community Plan.  At its last meeting, the subcommittee discussed their intention of adding 5,000 more housing units to the existing Plan. Planning Group Member, Glen Schmidt, made the motion Read more about Density Meeting 5/29[…]

Senator Toni Atkins Response To May 16th Decision to Hold sb50 in Appropriations Suspense File

Senator Leader Atkins Reacts to Appropriations Committee Decision on sb50 May 16, 2019 SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement reacting to the decision by the Senate Appropriations Committee to defer SB 50 until Jan. 2020: “Senator Wiener is a statewide leader on housing policy. By authoring Read more about Senator Toni Atkins Response To May 16th Decision to Hold sb50 in Appropriations Suspense File[…]