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Stories by Don Leichtling

Arby's coming to North Park — with drive-thru?

Sign is placed, then removed, on construction fencing

At the beginning of November, demolition began on the two tiny boarded-up studio-sized homes on the corner of Gunn and 30th streets in North Park. Construction fencing went up around the former Saint Luke’s Episcopal ...

New “Bike Corral” for North Park

Now there is even more convenient parking for cyclists near North Park's Ray Street Art District; a new “bicycle corral" has been installed at the southwest corner of 30th Street and North Park Way, next ...

Planning Commission Denies Jack in the Box’s North Park Project

The San Diego Planning Commission voted on August 23 to deny the demolition and reconstruction of the Jack in the Box at 2959 Upas Street in North Park. The corporation sought to "demolish an existing ...

Is SDG&E’s Prorating Method Fair?

The amount owed on your latest SDG&E bill may have been arrived at with the help of a little proration that cost you some extra money. SDG&E split my billing cycle of 33 days into ...

North What?

The North Park Community Plan Update Advisory Committee (CPUAC) held a meeting at Garfield Elementary School auditorium on May 19. The meeting became quite animated when staff tried to explain the City's concept of “park ...

Applause and Concern

If you were in North Park in 2002, you might have gone to the University Avenue Mobility Plan meeting to find out how the city planners, their consultants, and some community members thought University Avenue ...