Jimi Olsen

Articles by Jimi Olsen

The improvement of Sunset Cliffs

"No concrete, no picnic tables, no playgrounds."

This aerial map shows the planned trail alignment for the Hillside Improvement Project at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. The exhibit was used during the planning phase to illustrate the general goals and vision for the ...

Bulldozers move in to Sunset Cliffs

Eucalyptus grove out; trails and native plants in

Construction has begun in Sunset Cliffs Natural Park on Phase 2 of the “Hillside Improvement Project,” a component of the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park master plan. Heavy equipment has moved in to the park to ...

Ladera Street stairs closed. Too dangerous.

Sunset Cliffs surfers out of luck

On February 13th, San Diego city officials closed the beach access stairway at the western end of Ladera Street. An adjacent bluff failure that landed at the base of the stairway is the cause of ...

Sunset Cliffs crumble

Second bluff collapse since Thanksgiving

Surfers reported a large bluff collapse at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park two days prior to these photos taken on December 6th. The beach sand below Point Loma Nazarene University that is frequented by students and ...

Sunset Cliff edge road repair

Street Division removes band-aid, performs surgery

City of San Diego work crews began repairs today (January 17) on a sinkhole in the 1000 block of Sunset Cliffs Boulevard. The hole has been a concern of the neighborhood and the Sunset Cliffs ...

Rescued at Sunset Cliffs

Surfer hauled up in basket walks away after being hit by board

On October 23rd at approximately 5 p.m., lifeguards, fire-rescue personnel, and paramedics answered a call at the Ladera Street parking lot in Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Seven emergency vehicles, one boat, and a jet ski ...

Sunset Cliffs crackup no laughing matter

Rains’ effects present serious situation at natural park

San Diego's coastal bluffs are showing the effects of El Niño rains. National Weather Service data shows season to date rain totals for Lindbergh Field at 5.87 inches, or 141 percent of normal. Because of ...

Broken-board Tuesday

Surf report from the living room to the Cliffs

Dec. 8, 2015 Overnight TV news reports that high surf has broken railings on the O.B. Pier and the pier is closed. The Point Loma buoy is at 7+ feet at 14 seconds at 7 ...

Villa Surf recedes to the earth

Project at Sunset Cliffs to remove all traces of former Dixon estate

Work has begun at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park to rehabilitate the former site of "the Dixon estate," a reputed party palace for decades, even after Dan Dixon stopped residing there in the '60s (according to ...

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