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Stories by Leorah Gavidor

Golden Hill canyon to fill with 27 new homes

No opposition to development site “well known for its rich fossil beds”

Where 29th meets B Street, in a quiet part of Golden Hill, a previously undeveloped, narrow green canyon will soon be the site of 27 new homes. The canyon, which for many years included the ...

2014 Guide to the Arts in San Diego

A palette of possibilities

Our affinity for artistic expression sets us humans apart from all other animals. We continue to find innovative ways to communicate our complex emotions and philosophical reflections. Though it is inarguably enriching to appreciate works ...

Galactic Girl to depart Golden Hill grocery store

Jaycee's Market to be sold, art to go along with former owner

For now Galactic Girl, a work by professional aerosol artist Caleb Aero, resides where she has for the past several years — among 15 to 20 other 6´x 4´ paintings decorating the wall above the ...

Charmed, I'm sure

Emily Post would be delighted.

Mrs. Kymberli Parker, a teacher of etiquette for young children, has garnered a clientele of adults as well.

Where will the gallinas of Golden Hill go?

Resident told she must get rid of beloved chickens

Maricela Martinez has kept her happy chickens in her yard at 28th and A, across from the golf course, right next to the sign that demarcates South Park from Golden Hill, for seven years. Signs ...

Golden Hill Street Fair re-revived, slated for October 13

Event stalled not just for lack of money

In an interview with Jim Miller of the San Diego Free Press in early May, Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation board member Judd Curran stated that the second annual Golden Hill Street Fair was ...

Whatcha gonna do when your well runs dry?

Water in that there hill

The city is drilling a test well for water at 32nd and B streets in Golden Hill.

New Mural at Golden Hill’s Jaroco Market

Artist pleased with imperfect outcome

On Wednesday, May 29, local artist Giancarlo Pia installed his first outdoor large-scale mural — on the north wall of Jaroco Market at the corner of 25th and B streets. At approximately 17’5” wide by ...

Prepare to be assimilated

Before books travel across town to take their places on the new shelves, they will undergo a technology upgrade and take a fantastic journey through tubular space.

Golden Hill post office becomes residential

Multistory structure added to back of lot

Major renovation is under way at 2692 C Street, the address that was previously home to George Washington Station, the post office that served Golden Hill from the '60s until it closed permanently in February ...

Garbage Truck Spills Load in Golden Hill

Sometime between morning trash pick-up and 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, a loaded city trash truck malfunctioned and spilled most of its contents onto the street on the corner of 26th and A streets, ...

The Plan for Golden Hill's Newest Multistory Building

Turning an old service station into a mixed-use urban development is the latest Golden Hill project for FoundationForForm, the architects behind mxd830 on 25th Street, home to bar/restaurant Counterpoint and Mosaic Yoga, as well as ...

KPBS Confidential

KPBS staffers were recycling before it was cool.

My Milkshake Brings All the Birds to the Yard

Name: Leorah Gavidor Neighborhood: Golden Hill Age: 31 Occupation: Retail/editor Actually, it’s not really my milkshake, and, technically, it’s not even a milkshake at all — it’s a basic solution of sugar and water, boiled ...

The Watching Birds

Just the other day, late in the afternoon, I was sitting on the couch, reading the Reader (yes, really!), when I sensed something large watching me through the front picture window in our living room. ...

Painted Lady

From many neighborhoods in San Diego, you can look out and see other neighborhoods. That’s how it is in a city of hills. When I lived on Boundary Street, in North Park, I could look ...