Family Health Centers of San Diego wants the city to sell it a little-used parking lot so it can expand. The only thing standing in its way is a slow-moving bureaucracy and a community stalwart with no legal claim to the lot.
Barrio Logan is in the midst of a self-imposed identity crisis. Enter the Barrio Art Association. The group has been formed to fulfill two missions: promote Barrio Logan artists and to preserve the area’s Chicano heritage.
City voters shot down a plan to separate homes and heavy industry in Barrio Logan. Plan supporters say that primary objective is non-negotiable.
Even in Barrio Logan, turnout seemed modest Tuesday, though most supported propositions that would uphold the community’s new growth outline.
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A plan to separate homes and businesses in Barrio Logan quickly became shipbuilders’ Public Enemy No. 1. The issue loomed large in the mayor’s race and was the subject of an aggressive signature-gathering campaign. Now voters will decide whether it lives or dies.
Opponents of Barrio Logan’s new community plan, which was written with the community’s health in mind, say the blueprint would actually make air quality worse.
An interest group has successfully argued that the fate of a community plan in Barrio Logan should be a citywide concern. Interest groups could argue the same thing in Clairemont.
The Port and NASSCO both say the shipbuilding giant’s rent is appropriate. But other shipbuilders nearby pay almost 40 percent more on a per-square foot basis.