Stories hiding in the corners of San Diego
Otay Ranch block party, South Park irritant to North Park, City Heights as refuge, Mission Bay ugly, lost in Eastlake, stinky La Jolla
The colony “hauling out” on the rocks and swimming around the waters of the Cove has grown logarithmically.
- Cityzella terrorizes humble trailer folk at De Anza Cove.
- By Ollie, Sept. 14, 2011
Bill Killman has owned his De Anza Cove mobile home since 2000. It has a sunroom, 2 bedrooms,
1 bath, and is air-conditioned. He pays about $800 per month for the use of the lot and utilities.
- I'm telling you it's a trap. And we're all doomed.
- By Elizabeth Salaam, July 31, 2013
Since the early 1990s, new home construction
has been a constant in Eastlake.
- ...and there’s not much to be done about it
- By Caitlin Rother, Jan. 15, 2014
Drew Downs (left) and Richard Walker swim daily at dawn in La Jolla Cove. They were recently blocked by a large and aggressive sea lion who bared his teeth whenever they tried to enter the water.
- In 8 years, home prices went from $320,000 to $750,000 and back.
- By Matthew Lickona, Nov. 10, 2010
Block party on McCain Valley Ct. "I went house to house and dropped off a flyer asking if people were interested. There are 30 homes on our street, and only 5 homes weren’t able to make it."
- Reporting from the front lines, here. Before me, across Juniper: Them. North Parkians. If you didn't know they were The Other, you'd be fooled into thinking they're just like you.
- By Bill Manson, July 21, 2010
“Developers went into North Park and just leveled many of their beautiful Craftsman houses. They destroyed it. They put up these outrageous rickety-dickety [apartments]."
- A safe haven for war refugees and other displaced persons.
- By Elizabeth Salaam, March 17, 2010
Tower Bar owner Mick Rossler: “City Heights people are unpretentious.”