Organizations

Residents, property owners, and business operators in Talmadge enjoy representation and participation in our many vital organizations.

Interested in City planning and want to learn more about development projects in and around the neighborhood? Begin as a meeting attendee, become a committee volunteer, and perhaps serve as a planning board-member in our community! Get involved in the KTPG, TMAD, or the ECBBIA.

Want to help stop crime and learn more about crime prevention? Want to voice your concerns and take action?  Get involved in Talmadge Watch & Patrol  and attend  Talmadge Community Council meetings.

Want to help throw the best darn neighborhood party in San Diego? Join the Summer planning of the Talmadge Block Party Committee and volunteer at the Block Party event, held every Fall season. Want to socialize year-round and fundraise for our Kensington town center? Consider joining the Ken-Tal Community Association

Have a home-based or brick & mortar business? Check out the Ken-Tal Business Association.

No matter your interest, there is a Talmadge organization for you, right here:

Talmadge Community Council (TCC)

The Talmadge Community Council (TCC) is a neighborhood open-forum for residents/property owners in the greater Talmadge area. The TCC Chair facilitates a bi-monthly meeting consisting of reports from the relevant City of San Diego officials, our Talmadge Organizations [Talmadge Maintenance Assessment District (TMAD), Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group (KTPG), Talmadge Patrol, and Neighborhood Watch], and agenda items […]

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Talmadge Watch: Volunteer Citizens Patrol

The Talmadge Watch: Volunteer Citizens Patrol (TW:VCP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Patrol program is designed to deter criminal activity in the Talmadge neighborhood by providing a visible presence of volunteer security patrols on all neighborhood streets and alleys.  talmadgepatrol@yahoo.com  619-453-8268 Participants are trained to “observe and report” criminal activity and suspicious activity to the […]

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Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group (KTPG)

The Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group (KTPG) advises the City of San Diego on matters of land use, project development, public infrastructure projects, and community character in the Kensington and Talmadge communities. It is also the City of San Diego’s primary means of communicating with the Kensington and Talmadge neighborhoods on these types of issues. Visit ktpg.org […]

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Talmadge Maintenance and Assessment District (TMAD)

In a Maintenance Assessment District (MAD), property owners within the district pay for and receive a special benefit of services above-and-beyond what the City provides. The citizen advisory committee working with the City for the Talmadge Maintenance Assessment District (TMAD) is an elected Board of Directors and subcommittee volunteers from within the Talmadge Maintenance Assessment […]

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El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association (ECBBIA)

Properties that are south of Monroe Avenue in Talmadge are not included within the TMAD district but are included in the El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement District (ECBBID). This includes all properties, both residential and commercial, from the 805 to 54th Street south of Meade/Monroe and north of Orange Avenue. See this document for more […]

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Talmadge Block Party

The Annual Talmadge Block Party was founded as a way for the community to come together to foster community values and neighborhood spirit. The party features live music, games, food, kids & adult activities, and prizes. Hundreds of neighbors attend this wonderful annual event, as well as local businesses, community groups, and public officials. It […]

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Kensington Talmadge Business Association (KTBA)

There are hundreds of brick and mortar and home-based businesses in the Kensington and Talmadge. KTBA’s mission is to provide a unified voice to all businesses in Kensington and Talmadge. Kensington and Talmadge have unique character and culture. By creating a unified voice we are able to communicate our plans for the Village and Business […]

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Kensington Talmadge Community Association

The Kensington-Talmadge Community Association was organized in 1941 as a “Service and Fellowship Association for the Welfare and Happiness of the Kensington-Talmadge Communities.” We are a not-for-profit group. Annual dues collected on a volunteer basis from our residents and local businesses support the operation and maintenance of the iconic Kensington sign that crosses Adams Avenue. […]

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Litter Picking

The Talmadge litter picking crew is a spin-off of Kensington’s crew organized by the KSAC. There are two Talmadge groups which cover different areas, the Western group led by Ron Anderson and the Eastern group led by Robin Baker. All dates are the first Sunday of the month except for January, July and September when […]

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