Leorah Gavidor

Articles by Leorah Gavidor

Community garden to grow in National City

Residents seek more access to healthy food amid fast-food landscape

Old Town National City will build a community garden after more than a decade of collaboration between the city, residents, and the Environmental Health Coalition. Mundo Gardens, a “National City–grown” nonprofit, will operate the Paradise ...

Grinchy city grabs rec-center funds

Council vote diminishes community control of activities budgets

Back in October the city attorney’s office delivered a legal opinion that supported the city's decision to immediately appropriate recreation council funds, raised locally by each individual recreation center, and deposit the monies into the ...

Scripps plagued by vehicular vandalism

Heavy '70s Chevy hit-and-run the latest incident on La Jolla Shores Blvd.

The impact from a hit-and-run collision was so strong that it pushed a 1970s Chevelle, parked on La Jolla Shores Boulevard, onto the sidewalk. Owner Jeff Sevadjian said the incident occurred between 7:05 a.m. and ...

A sea hare, a gulper eel, and a colony of sea pork

Ocean oddities coming out of nowhere

A sea hare, a gulper eel, and a colony of what looks like sea pork have all turned up recently on the San Diego coast, keeping local scientists busy. In early October, a beachgoer at ...

Watch and hear dolphins talk to each other

Speculative Dolphin Theater at UCSD

“The thrill of the chase.” That might be what a dolphin is expressing as she swims swiftly in the slipstream of her male companion, as imagined by Lisa Korpos, artist behind Speculative Dolphin Theater at ...

La Jolla earthquake on wheels

Big Shaker simulator lets people try out a magnitude 7.2

On September 27th, Marty Nelson, safety and environmental compliance officer at Southwest Fisheries in La Jolla, gathered his staff, along with faculty from adjacent Scripps Institution of Oceanography, to try out a magnitude 7.2 in ...

City grabs Park and Rec funds

“They basically just told us this is how it is now."

After more than 30 years of operating within the communities they serve, city recreation-center councils will no longer have the ability to decide how to spend the funds they collect. City attorney Mara Elliott’s office ...

Golden Hill Park & Rec facelift

Landscaping, mural, pergola, and first new signs anyone can recall

“It’s part of a transition to make the park more comfortable for families, and having shade will help,” says Park & Rec area manager Kathy Castello of the new pergola behind Golden Hill Recreation Center. ...

One less market for Golden Hill

“I started working there when I was 11.”

One of the two full-service grocery stores in Golden Hill, Miller’s Market, will soon close for redevelopment. Slated to be demolished, the store has been in business for over 50 years. The lot on the ...

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