Marty Graham

Articles by Marty Graham

Guns aimed at Solana Beach cheap housing

Seascape Sur, Sand Pebbles people don't want the Pearl

10 units of affordable housing built on a parking lot in Solana Beach should not be built because “affordable housing does not belong at the coast,” according to the Arizona resident who invested in the ...

Maybe a Coronado bayfront house is not what you want

A twisted story over a twisted tree

When retired Colorado software company founder Ed McVaney bought a bayfront house in Coronado in 2010, he didn’t like the look of the front yard – a patch of green with a frontage road running ...

New Linda Vista apartments welcomes present tenants

Community HousingWorks doubles rent, but still cheap

Lillibelle and Jimmy have lived in their Linda Vista apartment complex for more than twenty years. So when the 36-apartment complex was sold for $8.3 million last year, the couple began keeping track of the ...

Crossroads' last gun show at Del Mar Fairgrounds?

ACLU aids opponents in threatening SLAPP suit

A month after gun show opponents Ira and Rose Ann Sharp and their advocacy group helped convince the Del Mar Fairgrounds board that public land was no place for a gun show, Ms. Sharp received ...

$100 for place to walk your dog? Not bad.

Animals vs. kids at Park and Washington

University Heights residents are divided on the highest, best use for the joint-use park that is the playground for Alice Birney Elementary School. Neighborhood dog lovers have been letting as many as 30 of their ...

Carmel Valley accidental pond to be drained

Government needs wetlands north of 56

More than 17 years ago, land owner Robert Barczewski had a grading crew push a pile of dirt into a dip in a dirt road on his private property in northern Carmel Valley. The dip ...

IB tries to calm fears of eminent domain

But surrendering beachfront property is included in possible strategies

Hundreds of Imperial Beach residents showed up to a land-use workshop Wednesday night to tell their city council they are opposed to the city using eminent domain to take ocean-affected property and give them to ...

What Prop 6 is repealing in San Diego

HOV lanes on Manchester Ave. and Palomar Airport Road, Viejas Creek and Pine Valley bridges

In the last few months, city council members, state legislators, unions, and city officials have been schlepping around to community meetings to voice their support for the excise tax of 12 cents per gallon that ...

Imperial Beach in the balance

Will voters swallow the $150K spent against Tijuana sewage?

You’d think elections in a town that covers about four square miles and is home to 27,400 people would be a pretty simple affair. But the races in Imperial Beach are anything but that. While ...

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