Rolando residents fight dorm-style project

District 9 councilmember Marti Emerald declines to comment

Details on the controversial Boulevard at 63rd development, formerly known as Centrepointe Luxury Apartments, are beginning to emerge as construction proceeds and as the lawsuit filed by residents opposed to the project makes its way ...

New home for Tokyo Sushi Loha

College Area sushi emporium louder than anywhere, undeserving of wild Yelp enthusiasm.

In the College area, Tokyo Sushi Loha (recently relocated to 6502 El Cajon Boulevard) is a powerhouse. The place used to do slamming business out of strip mall, but the owners managed to finagle the ...

City sides with developers, residents, developers again

The developer wanted more bang for its buck, the city obliged — but Rolando won’t roll over

The Boulevard at 63rd development in Rolando, formerly known as Centrepoint Luxury Apartments, becomes center of controversy as developer Carmel Partners converts the project into a quasi-dormitory that was approved by the city. Rolandans fight back, saying that a proper review wasn’t carried out before construction began.

Group of Rolando residents file suit over controversial mixed-use project Centrepoint

In March, ex-mayor Bob Filner ordered a halt to construction after complaints that the project was more dormitory than apartment building.

Shortcuts: 54th Street

Who: Thom Hogan Car: 2004 Toyota Tundra (company vehicle), 66,000 miles. Previous cars: 1998 Ford F150 (company vehicle) and 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier (personal vehicle). Drive where? I drive all over the county of San Diego ...

Kroc Church

“My wife and I have been here for four years now,” said Captain John Van Cleef, senior pastor at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center’s Kroc Church. “When we came, there were something ...

Dessert Oasis

“And now for a special live report from the border, here’s our border-affairs reporter, Ed Bedford. Ed?” Cue Ed: “Yes, Cindy. I’m actually standing on the border. One foot on either side, my right planted ...

Real Drip

Last week, the San Diego Police Department warned residents about a male burglar who gained entry into a home in the Rolando neighborhood to steal from an elderly female homeowner. On September 15, a victim ...