Sunday, August 17, 2014

University Avenue Improvement Committee Met at the New Neighborhood Restaurant Bourre on August 9

This committee of neighbors is working to promote the existing businesses on University Avenue in Rolando Park and attract new, vibrant businesses to our neighborhood. Improving our business district will improve our property values. Pictured are Fred Erwin, Betty White, Heather Erwin, Audrey Ledesma, Kathryn Kern, Gwen Cook, Warren Simon of the BID Foundation, and Fiona Maguire. Absent were Gerrie Flaven and Margaret Grant.Want to be involved? Email us at rpcc20003@gmail.com.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Rolando Park Community Council Received a Grant from the Ariel W. Coggeshall Discretionary Fund of The San Diego Foundation

On June 24, 2014 Gerrie Flaven, Kathryn Kern, ShawnaMarie Livingston-Coatney and Betty White represented the RPCC at a reception for grant recipients.  The RPCC grant, Building Strength and Community in Rolando Park, was among 19 funded grants.  Our thanks to the 9 neighbors who worked on this grant proposal:  Ben Bell, Gwen Cook, Kathryn Kern, ShawnaMarie and Paige Livingston-Coatney, Stephanie Roche, Gail Stevens and Betty White.  Mr. Rick Sims will be our adviser for the grant.
Vi Nguyen and her colleagues introduce the grantees.
Betty White, Rick Sims, Gerrie Flaven, Kathryn Kern and ShawanMarie Livingston-Coatney

Additional thanks go to the Ariel W. Coggeshall Discretionary Fund of The San Diego Foundation.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Farmer Bill spoke to 50 neighbors about Water Wise Gardening at our June RPCC Meeting

Farmer Bill of City Farmer's Nursery shared useful and fun information on gardening while conserving water. Fifty neighbors were enjoying the talk and Q and A session.  A couple of pups came along as well. The plant exchange afterward was a big success.

Neighbors also received updates from Darnisha Hunter of Mayor Faulconer's office, Jimmie Slack from Councilwoman Myrtle Cole's office and Officer Terry Hoskins of SDPD.




Friday, May 30, 2014

We had a great time at the Law Enforcement Community Walk

It was a time to have SDPD get to know our neighborhood a little better as we chatted with them about our issues as we strolled through the neighborhood.  We were also joined by City Councilwoman Myrtle Cole and her staff as well as representatives of Nextdoor.




Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Two upcoming events - Meet the Mayor May 15 at 5 PM and Law Enforcement Community Walk May 28th at 4 PM

Mayor Kevin Faulconer has kicked off a series "Meet the Mayor" neighborhood events and on Thursday, May 15th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mayor Faulconer will be in District 4, speaking about his vision for the City and listening to concerns from the audience. The event is free and open to the public. The event is being held at the Fourth District Seniors Resource Center located at 570 S. 65th Street, San Diego, CA 92114.  RSVP to dhunter@sandiego.gov

An alternative Meet the Mayor for District 9 is Tuesday, May 20th.  Beginning at  5 p.m. Mayor Faulconer will be in District 9, speaking about his vision for the City and listening to concerns from the audience. The event is free and open to the public. The event is being held at the Cherokee Point Elementary School, 3735 38th Street, San Diego, CA 92105.  

For the Law Enforcement Community Walk, meet us at the 7/11 on Billman and College Avenue.  From there we will walk to Zena, then east on Zena to Vista Grande, north on Vista Grande to Celia Vista, east on Celia Vista to Aragon, south on Aragon to Marlowe, east on Marlowe to the school, and finally trace our steps back to the 7/11.  Join us for all or part of the walk.  

The aim of the walk, is to show partnership between law enforcement and the community. During the walk, community members can discuss crime, crime prevention, and concerns within Rolando Park. Law Enforcement can suggest crime prevention techniques and better explain law enforcement procedures.