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Sheila Pell

Articles by Sheila Pell

A plan for Escondido's crime motels

Some Escondido motels have become crime magnets, and the pandemic didn't help. At one motel, police found there was a 420 percent increase in calls for service last year. Hoping to give some of those ...

Has highway design crept into Encinitas bike trails?

The next segment of the growing Coastal Rail Trail will be built in Encinitas, adding another half-mile to a network planned to yield 44 miles of car-free links from Oceanside to San Diego. Running along ...

City council sides with Scripps on Hillcrest demo

In some cities, sea rise is claiming historic buildings. In Hillcrest, a modernist tower built with San Diego's sunny climate in mind is up against modern medicine. Its owner, Scripps Health, wants to replace it ...

Why lead still falls from sky at Montgomery airport

A plan to bring Kearny Mesa's aging Montgomery Gibbs airport into the 21st century misses the mark on one count. The airport, one of the nation’s busiest, still uses avgas (aviation gas), the only remaining ...

Encinitas tries subsidizing granny flats

Encinitas has tabled a pilot program that would have funded eight new affordable homes - granny flats - and helped the city meet its share of the region's low income housing. Meanwhile, city planners say ...

Dog owners win the battle of Fiesta Island

Few who enjoy the outdoors on Fiesta Island care that it's a man-made landscape. Its 470 acres and six miles of shoreline, part of the much larger Mission Bay Park, are a rare find in ...

Chaos at La Jolla sea lion rookery

As the pandemic lockdown lifts, beach-goers have headed to La Jolla Cove en masse - right into the start of sea lion pupping season. And neither signs warning people to stay away from the animals ...

San Diego parks fall in ratings

San Diego's vast park system has fallen from a top spot in a national ranking study due to a new factor used in 2021: equity. Every year since 2009, the Trust for Public Land has ...

Escondido debates marijuana

After delaying a discussion in March on whether or not to allow cannabis sales, Escondido has again hit snooze. The city has been studying potential regulations since last August, but despite the fact that about ...

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