The presence of an urban research university has been conventionally regarded as the foundation for economic growth of any large city. It is “the heart of the story” for the fortune of successful high-tech regions. It is a “key actor” in revitalization of urban communities. It is “one of the most … [Read More...] about University expansions create opportunity for community benefits
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- Culture Report: The IDEA District Is Getting a Place to Come Up With Them - Voice of San DiegoSeptember 19, 2018 5:30 pm
- Could tariffs end downtown building booms? - San Diego Union Tribune (pay wall - open igcognito)September 16, 2018 11:37 am
- Notice of Civic San Diego Board of Directors Public HearingSeptember 12, 2018 8:37 am
- Working the line: street vendors at the US-Mexico border – photo essay - GuardianSeptember 12, 2018 7:27 am
- Taxpayers Association's School Bond Calls Cause Board Resignations - Voice of San DiegoSeptember 3, 2018 11:55 am
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Achieving Housing Choice and Mobility in the Voucher Program: Recommendations for the Administration is in the latest edition of the American Bar Association Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law (Vol. 27-1). The article recognizes the Housing Choice Voucher Program as vital to helping homeless individuals and low-income families’ overcome barriers to housing stability, […]
Politics are the Ultimate Porn The Art of Political Science is about a distilled and formulaic perversion of The People’s ideals: Politicians and bureaucrats do not provide what we want; they teach us how to desire it. Public officials’ speeches and a charismatic delivery do not guide my direction in assembling a business and […]
The results are in: San Diego UrbDeZine voters want dockless bikes and scooters to be free from significant restrictions. 56.5% of those voting in the poll wanted no or minimal restrictions. 39.13% wanted unattended bikes to be kept off the sidewalk or limited to designated areas. 4.35% wanted dockless bikes and scooters banned from the […]
Today, San Diego is failing to accommodate our growth demands. Due to NIMBY (people who oppose any new building with a “Not In My Backyard” attitude) pressure and fear, only downtown towers and greenfield sprawl sites are far enough away from them to secure any development permits. And these aren’t our best places to allow […]
San Diego does not have a homeless problem, it has a housing bed inventory problem in comparison to other large cities. The region’s homeless as a percentage of the total population is 12th in the nation, and the five-year trend is relatively flat when including both sheltered and unsheltered homeless. Yet, despite the public outcry, […]
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