(LJSA) elected a new crop of officers during its April 10 meeting, including:
(recording and corresponding secretary) and
threw his hat in the ring for president, though he did not garner enough votes for the position. A few days after the meeting, Lesser, who chairs the Traffic and Transportation Board, resigned from the LJSA board. He expressed confidence in Lucas as the new LJSA board president.
UC San Diego
will build a
new bridge over Interstate 5
, north of the La Jolla Village Drive bridge and south of the Voigt Drive bridge. It will tie into existing campus roads on both sides of the freeway. The project is currently in the preliminary design phase with completion anticipated for spring of 2016.
In addition, two new
Superloop transit stations
will be added to the UCSD campus, one on Medical Center Drive East adjacent to Shiley Eye Center, and one on Voigt Drive, west of the Preuss School. For more information about both projects, visit
will consider whether to grant local historic designation to La Jolla’s
Wall Street post office
April 25. The post office, which the U.S. Postal Service is preparing to sell, already has state and federal historic designations. It is believed the local nod will help preserve the building’s historic façade and interior features once sold. The meeting is at 1 p.m. in the 12th floor committee hearing room of city hall, 202 C St. downtown.
San Diego City Council
will hear an
of the proposed “Bernati Ticino” residential development at 1328 Virginia Way on June 25. The project is proposed for the former site of Irving Gill’s “
” cottage, which was demolished on Dec. 23, 2011 to the chagrin of historic preservationists (read more at
in WindanSea. The Development Permit Review committee will discuss the project next month, giving concerned Playa Del Sur homeowners time to finish a report disputing details of a historic structures report commissioned by the property owner. That report found too many of the original details of the property had been altered to deem it worthy of preservation, a point with which preservationists disagree. Several adjacent homeowners plan to appeal the city’s decision.
that was crashed the evening of March 18 near La Jolla Village Drive and La Jolla Scenic Drive, then abandoned by its driver and passenger. Police say they have been in contact with the vehicle’s owner and attorney, though there are no witnesses that saw the owner or anyone else behind the wheel,