(Photo by Monica Medina)

Dick Streeper’s Rose Garden

On a Thursday morning in late October, about 150 people gathered in the gazebo of the Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden in Balboa Park, […]
Shannon Barr
Monica Medina, Writing For Uptown News
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A recent Bankers Hill Community Group meeting (Courtesy Nancy Moors)

Bankers Hill residents unify

The neighborhood of Bankers Hill was named for the civic pioneers who made it their home, and today’s growing community has an influx of young […]
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Nancy Moors, Writing For Uptown News
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Bee Happy owner Erin Holko opened the specialty bee supply shop in North Park in November. 
(Photo by Hoa Quach)

Bee business opens in North Park

A new business has become the buzz around North Park. Bee Happy, which opened at 2637 University Ave. this month, is home to all products related […]
Shannon Barr
Hoa Quach, Writing For Uptown News
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A rendering of the historic “North Park Water Tower” (Courtesy North Park 
Historical Society)

The North Park’s ‘Water Tower’

The North Park Historical Society has a big project ahead. The elevated water storage tank known locally as the “North Park Water Tower” looms large […]
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Katherine Hon, Writing For Uptown News
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Lifting the cap on taxi permits

City Council votes to remove limit on taxi drivers Taxi cab drivers and taxi permit holders packed Golden Hall on Oct. 10 to address the City […]
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Chris Pocock, Writing For Uptown News
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(l to r) Christy Jaynes (Progress); Andrea Frank (Realtor); Council President Todd Gloria; Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins; Jeffrey Parish (Junc.Life); and Donna Walker (South Bark Dog Wash) at last year’s inaugural Luminaria kickoff. (Photo by Luci Dumas Fine Photography)

South Park’s holiday events beckon

The unique neighborhood offers shoppers an alternative   For the second year in a row, the South Park Business Group (SPBG) plans to turn their unique business […]
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Morgan M. Hurley, Writing For Uptown News
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Vapor from an e-cigarrete

NCTD considers banning e-cigarettes, alcohol

The North County Transit District is considering banning electronic cigarettes and alcoholic beverages from its facilities, buses and trains. Since 2013, NCTD's Board of Directors—comprised of […]
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Maggie Avants, Writing For Seaside Courier
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Kensington Commons

Move-ins under way at Kensington Commons

Residential move-ins are under way at Kensington Commons, a new, $10 million mixed-use apartment and retail development at Adams and Marlborough avenues in Kensington. The three-story […]
Shannon Barr
San Diego Metro, Daily Business Report
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31 excuses why you can’t workout

We're counting down to the holidays and 2014 and with that comes The Excuses. Coming up with new excuses for why you can't workout can […]
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Markshane Malone
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