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Can building design make you healthy?

The San Diego Union Tribune By: Roger Showly Posted: May 14, 2016 After decades of building car-centric suburbs, developers now realize they may be partly responsible for a rising tide of obesity. Now, led by the Urban Land Institute think tank in Washington, D.C., they’re pivoting to “healthy places” where walkability, parks, community gardens and […]

‘Connection’ Urged for Mission Valley

The San Diego Union Tribune By: Roger Showly Posted: April 30, 2016 SDSU annex, gondolas, river park discussed in preparation for area’s 2018 plan update San Diego State University’s possible redevelopment of the Qualcomm Stadium property might result in worse problems for Mission Valley if not done right. That was one of the warnings that […]

Stadium task force: Plan ‘fair’ to Chargers, taxpayers

ABC 10 News By: James R. Riffel, City News Service , Steve Fiorina Posted: May 18, 2015 Construction of a 65,000-seat football stadium for San Diego should be financed with a mix of financial contributions from the city and county of San Diego, the Chargers and the NFL, plus bond and land sales, an advisory […]

Taking a Wide Lens on Mission Valley

New developments don’t exist in isolation — they can have a big impact on a neighborhood. That’s why the Citizens’ Stadium Advisory Group decided early on to take a holistic approach once we selected Mission Valley as the preferred site for a new Chargers stadium. Less than three months ago, Mayor Kevin Faulconer asked us to do two things: […]