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Buried Treasure in Talmadge
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

I, and all who live on my street, have unique properties — so I’ve been told by those who have lived in the area much longer than I have. My backyard is extra long; the back section of it purportedly used to be a roadway where horse-drawn carriages would take citrus fruits, which were grown […]

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ECBBIA Update: July 2017
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Notes from the July Design Committee Meeting (takes place the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.) Pipeline Presentation They city will be replacing the “last piece of the puzzle” of the water main pipeline. During the next couple years repairs will take place on this oldest remaining pipeline from the 1920’s. Locations that […]

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Talmadge 4th of July Parade 2017
contributed by Megan Beauvais

The annual Talmadge 4th of July was a blast! Originated by the McDaniel Family about 20 years ago, it started with about 10 people. This year we had more than 200 in attendance, all with decorated bikes, scooters, pets, wagons, and some great classic cars! Special thanks to the Talmadge Patrol for leading the parade […]

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ECBBIA Update: June 2017
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Notes from the June Design Committee Meeting (takes place the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.) Little Saigon Area The Little Saigon Foundation has donated and installed 8 trash cans in their district from Highland to Euclid. These will be maintained (trash emptied) by the MAD. Pavers are being installed in the district […]

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Utilities Undergrounding Project Update

A few portions of Talmadge still have above-ground utility poles and lines. Information about the City of San Diego Utilities Undergrounding Program can be found in the Council District 9 ENewsletter. Read full details about the project here: http://sandiego.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=34877226549d41378cd964a553b445bc (navigate to the 7th and 8th navigation dot on the left to see Residential Project Block […]

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Talmadge Gateway Development
contributed by Studio E Architects

In the mid-1920s, a group of Hollywood luminaries arrived in San Diego to fund and promote a development of cottages and bungalows on a mesa overlooking Mission Valley. The new neighborhood was named for the three silent film star sisters who were celebrity backers of the real estate venture. Natalie, Constance and Norma cut the […]

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ECBBIA Update: March 2017
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Notes from the Economic Development Committee Meeting (takes place the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.): Incubation Project PopUp15 The lease is renewed through May 2018. Eat San Diego proposes adding a public garden that includes 3 raised garden beds to grow edible plants available for free to passersby. Area businesses or organizations […]

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The Quigley Project
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Situated between the new Copley-Price Family YMCA and the CVS on El Cajon Boulevard between Fairmount Avenue and 44th Street is a vacant lot, temporarily being rented by Fair@44 and, north toward Meade Avenue, a construction company. This site sits at the intersection of Kensington, Talmadge, and City Heights — three very different communities with […]

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Talmadge.org Website Relaunched!
contributed by Robin Behm, Talmadge Communications Chair

Flashback 5 years ago to Spring 2012 and Talmadge Communication’s first launch of a Talmadge website which finally hosted all of Talmadge’s organizations at one online location. It provided our first Talmadge Calendar, featured photos of  our beloved streets, streetlights, canyons, historic gates, and promoted Talmadge publicly as a Great Place to Live! The website, […]

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