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First Homes in Talmadge
contributed by Michael J. Fox

The following is a letter we received from a gentleman with ties to Talmadge: “While I was never fortunate enough to live in Talmadge, I do have have a personal and familial connection – my Grandparents were among the very first to build and reside in three different homes, two on Norma Drive and the […]

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ECBBIA Update: October 2018
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Notes from the October 2018 Economic Development Committee Meeting (takes place the third Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.) Blvd 20/20 The Boulevard is seeking input from the community to create a vision for the future. What’s your vision for the future of El Cajon Boulevard for 2020 and beyond? The second town hall […]

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Art Mural Restoration
contributed by Kelly Waggonner

Check out the great results of Talmadge Watch’s Faye Elementary Art Mural Restoration Project. Special thanks to Councilmember Georgette Gomez and her staff Matt Yagyagan and Chris for helping with the project today. Graffiti removed and fence and painting restored! As most of you know the Talmadge Patrol partnered with Crawford High and the San […]

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ECBBIA Update: February 2018
contributed by Angela Noble, Highland Avenue

Notes from the February 2018 Economic Development Committee Meeting (takes place the third Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.) PopUp15 The city listened to BIA input and will not sell the properties without at least community input and agrees the lots on the East and West sides should be sold together, however, they may […]

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Why I’m Running for the 2018 School Board
contributed by Bret Caslavka, Lucille Drive

Greetings, Talmadge neighbors! My name is Bret Caslavka, and I want to be your representative for San Diego Unified School District B Board of Education. I was raised in the Midwest by parents who believed commitment to community builds equity, safe neighborhoods and quality education. After earning my Masters of Education for the University of […]

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Talmadge Gates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
contributed by Kelly Waggonner & Fred Lindahl, TMAD

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held Friday, January 19, 2018 celebrated the newly restored Historic Talmadge Gates, an accomplishment of TMAD and so many years of work by countless community members. The Talmadge gates are defining historical features of our community and contribute to our unique neighborhood. Lack of maintenance and wear and tear over the […]

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

Notes from the October Board of Directors Meeting (takes place the third Thursday of each month at 9 a.m.) General San Diego for Open Government (SDFOG) filed a lawsuit against all the city’s BIDs, including the ECBBIA, a couple years ago. They are still working through the lawsuit. More information here: https://sandiegans4opengov.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/san-diegans-for-open-government-sues-city-of-san-diego-for-illegal-taxes-business-improvement-districts-for-conflicts-of-interest/ The BIA is […]

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

Notes from the September Design Committee Meeting (takes place the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.) General & Maintenance Issues The UCSD Livewell Community Market Program is partnering with local businesses to do storefront and interior improvements. This program is funded by the county. Learn more at ucsdcommunityhealth.org Look for placemaking projects Summer […]

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Talmadge T-Shirts
contributed by Jayna McLeod

Purchase Talmadge tees and other merchandise to benefit the Block Party! Customize your look with different colors and styles from slim fit and tank tops, to relaxed fit and women’s styles! Available for purchase here: https://www.redbubble.com/people/jaynamcleod/collections/710867-talmadge?asc=u

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