DIEGO - A man suspected in dozens of bike thefts in the past week is
behind bars, after a remarkable neighborhood effort to track him down.
Late Saturday night in South Park, a loud noise sent Sue Askew running
out of her house on Elm Street.
DIEGO - A woman was recovering after being pistol-whipped during one of
two overnight robberies in North Park, police said. The first occurred
on the 3900 block of Iowa Street at 11:05 p.m. A man was walking down
the street when he was mugged by two suspects with a handgun.
Diego's first experiment with the worldwide trend of bike-sharing has
been a bumpy ride so far. Use of the city's large network of rental
stations has been modest since they began operating in January, and
community leaders complain the company running the network is
cherry-picking lucrative locations instead of focusing on sites that
would get commuters out of their cars.
little more than two years after an ambitious, controversial plan for
Balboa Park was rejected by a San Diego Superior Court judge, the
so-called Jacobs plan is back on the table - barely. A few months have
passed since a state appellate court overturned Superior Court Judge
Timothy Taylor's ruling, clearing the way for San Diego to reconsider
seems to be concerned about dealing with the homeless in San Diego, and
two community groups in the Uptown area recently conducted public
meetings to debate the hot-button issue. Meanwhile, San Diego Uptown
News followed up with the Hillcrest Business Association to find out how
its pilot program with the Alpha Project is working out.