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

Notes from the January Design Committee Meeting (takes place the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.): As a first actionable step after the Complete Boulevard Study, the ECBBIA will be working on the intersection of Menlo and ECB to create a “showcase block”. There will be pavers, a greenway, and bulb outs. If […]

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Panama California International Exposition, 1916
contributed by Ron Anderson, Highland Avenue

I found this Panama California International Exposition brochure with pictures in my attic when I purchased our home. The Exposition took place just 10 years before Talmadge officially became a neighborhood. Though, there were already a few homes in the area during that time. On page 7, you’ll note the photo titled “The pigeons on […]

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Long-Time Resident Margaret Busch
contributed by Terry Gardner

Margaret Busch currently lives on 44th Street. This historical photo of her was taken in 1936 when Margaret was just 10 years old. She’s pictured on Monroe Avenue just West of Max Drive. There used to be a bridge on Monroe at that location.

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Talmadge Park Unit 3, 1926
contributed by Ron Anderson, Highland Avenue

Talmadge Park Unit 3 was created as a subdivision in 1926. This document specifies the boundaries of the unit.

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Shop the Boulevard!
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

The best way to improve El Cajon Boulevard and see the Boulevard thrive and become an amazing destination is to go to the businesses there. Don’t take your money down to Mission Valley or to other more “hip” neighborhoods as often – try out the little restaurants in our own neighborhood and grab a few […]

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Installation of Gates/Lights at Traffic Circle
contributed by Kelly Waggonner, TMAD Chair

On December 7, 2016 we are scheduled to have the 3 refurbished gates/light sets reinstalled at the center of the traffic circle, just in time for the Christmas caroling event on Sunday, December 11. We thank you all for your patience during the process, and a special thank you to the neighbors who donated the […]

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