Julie Stalmer

Articles by Julie Stalmer

22 dope growers want permits in Mira Mesa

Kearny Mesa second place with 10 applicants

The city has 40 golden tickets, also known as permits, to hand out to those wanting to cultivate cannabis locally. There are currently 66 applicants vying for those permits. There are no limitations as to ...

Just keep toilet out of the title

Pure Water gets unanimous city council approval

Tuesday was a big day for water projects in Southern California. The Metropolitan Water District's board of directors authorized $10.8 billion toward Governor Jerry Brown's effort to fix the state's aging water delivery system, one ...

"Are you kidding me? It's a cow pasture."

Presidio parking lot gets more action than the greens

In March, the city rejected all proposals vying to operate the Presidio Hills Golf Course. This was a harsh blow to the Friends of Presidio Hills Golf who spent a lot of time and money ...

Clairemont braces for homeless housing

Residents fear the project will exacerbate growing transient problem

A proposed homeless housing project in Clairemont seeks to turn an old office building in the Balboa Mesa Shopping Center into 52 permanent apartments for the chronically homeless. The proposed housing is located on Mt. ...

Thieves take 90 percent of Boy Scouts' gear

Mechanic finds troop's trailer in Mission Bay

Even though a scout's motto is to "Be Prepared," two local troops were caught unaware when their trailers were stolen this month. Troops from Vista and University City discovered their trailers missing within ten days ...

Clairemont: Touch and Go needs to go

Residents want Montgomery Field to get the lead out

"It's a constant barrage of planes sputtering and buzzing," said one resident that lives under Montgomery Field's flight path. Eden Yaege, Clairemont town council president said, "Many people have noticed that over the last few ...

Does Nati's new owner have his eye on nearby parcels?

Who Nati and her husband were

On March 12, Save Our Heritage Organisation responded to the city regarding Nati's proposal to demolish its shopping center. They strongly assert that Nati's mid-century modern style shopping center, located at 1852-1866 Bacon Street, is ...

Tiny Island Court has 31 short-timers

Will opponents buy house next to Faulconer and turn it into vacation rental?

"What happens when an entire block has nobody living there?" In 2014, when Jon moved to Abbott Avenue in Ocean Beach, he was surrounded by long-term renters. Every year since, he's seen neighbors evicted to ...

Baby rattler at my door

"The whole thing was so frustrating, as there weren't any clear options."

A baby rattlesnake was found by Veronica Alcaraz's sister at her front door on February 12th. "Can you believe it?! My sister was taking things to and from her car when she spotted it. It ...