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Remains Of An Abandoned 1920s Hotel Project, c 1950

The photo was taken in 1950, "near Rolando Hill, south of University Avenue and east of 54th Street," according to info on the Historical Society print. To order this photo please contact the San Diego ...

San Diego Christian Reformed Church

"In the past, people's mindset was, if people aren't having kids, how is the Reformed faith going to grow?" said Rick Roeda, the director of youth ministries at San Diego Christian Reformed Church (SDCRC). "Reformed ...

Squawk Like a Hawk

Last November Rolando Park residents formed the Rolando Park Community Council to address concerns such as stop signs and red curbs on their streets. Now the council's top priority is to fight the possible loss ...

Best of 2001: Best Place To Rent Tools

Aztec Rentals 6602 University Avenue, Rolando 619-582-2245 Some say it's as high as 95 percent. But it's safe to say, at least 75 percent of being a successful do-it-yourselfer is having the right tools to ...

Best of 2000: Best Place To Catch Your Fish For Dinner

Vien Dong Supermarket 4 5382 University Avenue, Rolando (619) 583-3838 Your eyes are swimming: you're surrounded by fish looking out at you while schooling in their tanks, waiting to be chosen for your dinner. This ...

Best of 2000: Best Mega Thrift Shop

Skill Centers of America Thrift Store 6195 University Avenue, Rolando (619) 286-9090 This thrift store's storefront gives no indication of how huge and overflowing with other people's stuff the place is. Pre-owned merchandise fills three ...

Best of 2000: Best Chinese Seafood

Lucky Star Chinese Seafood Restaurant 3893 54th Street, Rolando (619) 229-8228 For those of you who are mourning the loss of the Golden Star Chinese Seafood Restaurant in Hillcrest, take heart. The family has moved ...

Discover the "secret" steps and stairways of La Mesa and Rolando

Books on the stairway walks of San Francisco and Los Angeles can be found on the shelves of bookstores in those areas. No such guidebook exists for San Diego, because -- despite the substantial vertical ...

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