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Sheila Pell

Articles by Sheila Pell

San Diego County cities hustle to digest green trash

Del Mar doesn't have food waste pickup. But by next year, it will have to. And restaurants, hard hit by the pandemic, are sweating the new costs, from dumpsters to rodent control. State regulations aimed ...

February 23, 2021
Improvements planned for Barrio Logan, just as rents drive out the locals

Barrio Logan has fewer residents today than in 2010, a reverse trend from most of San Diego. But as its new community plan takes shape, chock full of improvements from parks and bikeway links to ...

February 16, 2021
Alpine struggles to stay safe from fires

In Alpine's latest Community Plan Update, wildfire has its own standalone section, a result of changes to the environmental review process made by the state in 2018. The idea was to put the brakes on ...

February 9, 2021
The right mountain in East San Diego County to plant that wind turbine

Where's the best place for renewable energy? Many backcountry locals think San Diego rooftops would be ideal. The county, however, is eyeing the wide open spaces of the desert. Out where bighorn sheep roam, the ...

The pepper tree fight of Kensington

A battle to save 35 stately old pepper trees, the last to frame the streets of Kensington, is far from over. It's already too late for Karla, a centurion located at 4190 Monroe Street - ...

January 26, 2021
San Diego parks open for business

City parks will temporarily make room for certain brick and mortar businesses to carry on outdoors - against Gov. Gavin Newsom’s regional stay-at-home order. The San Diego City Council passed an emergency ordinance last week ...

January 19, 2021
The danger of those quiet train engines on the Del Mar rails

The North County Transit District held off on plans to install the Del Mar portion of its rail corridor fencing last fall due to intense opposition, but as the year begins, the waiting is over. ...

January 12, 2021
El Cajon considers, then rejects free air purifiers

How to fight the virus in the year ahead? A post-holiday surge of cases is expected, and getting most people vaccinated will take more than a few months. Any tool that might help slow the ...

December 29, 2020
Last gasp for Famosa Slough

A favorite splash of open space in Point Loma is still being fought over. Every step towards creating affordable rental housing on the five-acre lot on the southeast corner of Nimitz and Famosa Boulevards has ...

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