Tag Archives: El Cajon Boulevard

Karen Community Looks Forward to a Safe Crossing at Altadena and El Cajon

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Residents this month rallied at the intersection of Altadena Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard, where a man was seriously injured last August when he was struck by a … Continue reading

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O’Connor’s Building Getting Facelift to Become Innovative School

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks A new outdoor eatery is coming to El Cajon Boulevard in San Diego’s mid-city area. Think Crack Shack — a trendy fried chicken restaurant that hatched in Little Italy … Continue reading

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Long-Time Mid-City Business to Become San Diego’s Next Coworking Space

Video Credit: Megan Burks, KPBS By Megan Burks It’s been a lumber store, an office for engineers working on the Atlas Rocket, and supplied San Diego churches with religious goods for 50 years. Now the 3700 block of El Cajon … Continue reading

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El Cajon Boulevard Night Market Expanding

City Heights residents Javier Ortega and Krista Berry say the BLVD Market has acted as an incubator for their empanada business, Spanglish Eats. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks First they reclaimed an old strip mall on El … Continue reading

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New Bus Line Distinction Under ‘Rapid’ Fire

Construction on the Mid-City Rapid bus line begins at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Andrew Keatts San Diego’s mid-city neighborhoods are getting a new, faster bus service this year. The … Continue reading

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Teen Producers: The Changing Face of El Cajon Boulevard

Teen Producers Project New businesses bring new people and new people transform a neighborhood. That’s the premise behind the latest video by the Teen Producers, a a group of youth filmmakers at the Media Arts Center. Their piece centers on … Continue reading

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When a Community Plan Isn’t Specific Enough

The city could soon carve out a smaller planning area to help spur development along El Cajon Boulevard. By Andrew Keatts San Diego’s system of city planning could be in for a significant change if a proposal to use targeted … Continue reading

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SD Bike Business is Picking Up Speed

Dan Mull and crew at Pedal Pushing Bicycle Shop on El Cajon Boulevard | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Beryl Forman El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español In 1983, Dan … Continue reading

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Comercios se Esfuerzan por Aumentar el Tráfico Peatonal

Crédito: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks Traducción facilitada por City Heights Life Click here to read it in English A las 3 p.m. de un miércoles reciente, el comedor del restaurante vietnamita Hoai Hue, ubicado en … Continue reading

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On Opposite Ends of the Boulevard, Businesses Struggle to Boost Foot Traffic

Community organizers in City Heights have sought sidewalk improvements as a means to improve safety for pedestrians. Now, some are also trying to improve walkability to boost profits for local business owners. Research has shown even relatively quick fixes such … Continue reading

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