Diegocentric - Christa Borellini
Bank of America announced a new program to help members of the military avoid foreclosures. This program begins April 1st and is intended to assist military members who are no longer on active duty and therefore no longer eligible for the protections provided under the Service Members Civil Relief Act. As a reminder the Service Members Civil Relief Act forbids banks from foreclosing on the homes of active duty military members. It also puts a cap on Read the rest of this entry »
With teacher layoffs and school budgets almost down to nothing Innovation Middle Schoolin Clairemont is using what they have to fix minor computer problems. The Mouse Squad is what these group of kids are called. And what they do is fix these minor issues are called. Not only are these kids learning how to use computers, but also how to fix them themselves when issues arise. To read the full story check out The Voice of San Diego’s report on the subject.
Tahis years St. Patty’s day downtown celebrations features traditional 3 stages with live entertainment, Irish music and food, green beer and much more.
The party starts at 4pm and if you go to the ShamRock website you can get your tickets early for $25 or wait and pay $30 the day of the event.
According to Data Quick and CNNMoney.com sales for San Diego homes over 1 million dollars have increased by 14%. This is much welcome news to the luxury market here.
For the past few years homes priced over 1 million dollars have taken a big hit. Not only did their values fall, but the buyer market for these types of homes was almost dried up. This is definitely a step in the right direction.
Ever wondered about those beautiful old homes lining the pink streets of Burlingame? If so you don’t want to miss out on the Burlingame walking tour on March 12 from 9:30am-11:30am. The tour costs $5 and the tour book is $15 if you would like to purchase one. The tour will discuss 20 homes in this historic district from the outside only.
Advance registration is encouraged. Go to NorthPark History.org to find out more and get your advance tickets.
The San Diego City Council approved the funds for the first phase of the North Embarcadero Visionary plan. The first phase of the waterfront revitalization plan still need to be approved by the California Coastal Commission.
The Coastal Commission is expected to vote on the first phase at it April 13-15 meeting in Santa Barbara.
Some of the improvements in Phase I include:
- Relocation of Harbor Drive just East of where it is
- A 100 ft wide linear park (where part of old Harbor Dr. is located) that will have paving for pedestrians and bicyclers
- Formal Gardens and more.
If you would like to literally visualize what phase I will look like there are two great resources from the Unified Port of San Diego. Check out both the Animated Video Concept and the Ariel Concept Fly Over on their website