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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Palo Alto Page

Palo Alto has been unfairly singled out by the Los Angeles Times and other press for being a “older-white single family neighborhood.” Los Angeles Times – California housing bill targeting wealthy cities could rezone nearly all of Palo Alto… These neighborhoods are areas where the senate bills, sb50 & sb330 target, not only in Transit Read more about Palo Alto Page[…]

Do Your Property Rights Extend Beyond Your Lot Line?

A homeowner’s equity comes from the care and maintenance of their home.  If improvements aren’t invested in over the years, a loss of equity will become apparent when the property is sold.  This is called deferred maintenance. Communities have equity too.  If investments aren’t made over the years, use of public and privately held land Read more about Do Your Property Rights Extend Beyond Your Lot Line?[…]

Statewide Help for Bay Park, Bay Ho & Overlook Heights

Our battle of over 4 years, since the release of the Morena Blvd Station Area Planning Study, to save our 30ft height restriction in Bay Park, and the 45ft limit in Linda Vista, is soon coming to a close with the final hearing on the MCSP on April 9th. San Diego City Councilmembers, with the Read more about Statewide Help for Bay Park, Bay Ho & Overlook Heights[…]