Kevin Faulconer

BITS AND PIECES: 'Neighbors Preserving Kate Sessions Heritage’ shocked into action by reservoir property sale

Residents of the Soledad Terrace neighborhood around Los Altos Road have been scrambling to find answers about the City’s impending sale of the 4.76-acre site of the Pacific Beach Reservoir property with little success to date.

The neighborhood is the site of the former home of famed horticulturist Kate Sessions, known as “The Mother of Balboa Park,” who is known for the many trees and plants she brought to San Diego. Situated about 300 feet above sea level with stunning views of the ocean, the property will easily fetch millions of dollars.

Holding past correspondence with City departments and Mayor Kevin Faulconer when he was a City Council member, residents were lulled into...