Dave Rice

Articles by Dave Rice

Del Mar's "moving meditation"

Brazilian cherry wood floors, Calcutta marble, lava-stone steps, custom glass accordion stack doors

Listing materials bill the Del Mar estate at 507 Van Dyke Avenue as “a moving meditation.” Originally built in 1985, the four-bedroom, five-bath home underwent an extensive three-year renovation that was completed in 2017 that ...

Your new mansion has a disco with mirrored ceilings

“The Ultimate La Jolla Family Estate property”

Listing materials for the massive 14,000-square-foot estate at 2681 Idle Hour Lane, one of a small handful of cul-de-sacs tucked away west of the UC San Diego campus between the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and ...

Racial disparities alleged in aerospace hiring

Lawsuit aimed at General Atomics

Increased federal spending in the defense industry over the coming years could lead to a sizable production boost for San Diego's aerospace industry. But a group of activists organized by the local chapter of Al ...

There goes the affordable neighborhood

Bulldozers ready to obliterate Peñasquitos Village apartments

It took three years of planning, hours of contentious debate before the city council, and a last-minute deal with opposition forces that left some tenants feeling blindsided, but Lennar Homes ultimately got approval March 5 ...

Pot delivery services optimistic in Chula Vista

"We're kind of 'out of sight, out of mind."

After being rebuffed by San Diego's city council, marijuana delivery businesses seeking legitimacy may have found a savior to the south in Chula Vista. "Local permitting provides a path to a state license, which is ...

Seller is willing to accept Bitcoin

The value is in the land, 290 acres of it

“Welcome to Rancho Escondido Groves, your very own private 290.95-acre luxury mountain top estate.” So begins the sales pitch for the property at 1830 Rincon Avenue, in equal parts a development opportunity and potential paradise ...

Good intentions behind paving of Scripps Trail

"When it rains, we'll have chunks of asphalt that come loose."

More than a decade deep in a battle with San Diego city government to get their deteriorating road repaved, residents along the northern stretch of Scripps Trail seem no closer to getting answers than when ...

Hamptons style in La Jolla

"Guests will be marveled"

You’ll find the newly constructed estate home at 921 Muirlands Drive in La Jolla “beautifully perched atop one of La Jolla’s preeminent view streets” and less than a mile from the coast. The 8612-square-foot “Hamptons ...

Cannabis for critters

"When an animal is stressed out from fireworks, it helps."

Adult marijuana use restrictions across the state were loosened this month, but one company launched in San Diego this week is offering cannabis products targeted toward animals. Phyto Animal Health, a subsidiary of Medical Marijuana ...

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