Keith Merkel, a biological consultant hired by the city, says, “The thing about people is they’re willing to pet anything until they get bit.”
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.
Beauty and the blight on Mission Bay.
Cityzella terrorizes humble trailer folk at De Anza Cove.
By Ollie, Sept. 14, 2011 | Read full article
Since the early 1990s, new home construction
has been a constant in Eastlake.
Not quite the place to be.
I'm telling you it's a trap. And we're all doomed.
By Elizabeth Salaam, July 31, 2013 | Read full article
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.
...and there’s not much to be done about it
By Caitlin Rother, Jan. 15, 2014 | Read full article
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."
In 8 years, home prices went from $320,000 to $750,000 and back.
How to build an old-fashioned neighborhood.
By Matthew Lickona, Nov. 10, 2010 | Read full article
“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]."
Showdown in The Parks.
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 |Read full article
Tower Bar owner Mick Rossler: “City Heights people are unpretentious.”
A safe haven for war refugees and other displaced persons.
By Elizabeth Salaam, March 17, 2010 | Read full article