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University Heights

Dharma Bum Buddhist Temple closer to getting new home in University Heights

Proposed new location of Dharma Bums Buddhist Temple in University Heights.

San Diego State University had a groundbreaking moment in 2015, it started the first-ever Buddhist fraternity on campus.

Not only did this fraternity show students how to meditate and find their inner peace, it also allowed them to go out into the community and explore different cultures; a lesson in humanities that many may have never ventured into before.

Uptown Community Plan update approved

Approval of the Uptown Community Plan could mean the end of shuttered Pernicano's.

The update to the Uptown Community Plan got approved by The City Council and that could mean some changes are coming to Hillcrest and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Uptown Planners enter into 'twilight zone'

The changes would encourage higher density along major transportation corridors in Uptown, which city planners have designated as Park Boulevard, Washington Street, University Avenue, and Fourth, Fifth and Sixth streets.

University Heights Community Association to host "Cookies with the Cops"

The University Heights Community Association is sponsoring the event, which will give residents the opportunity to meet representatives from the San Diego Police Department and ask questions and voice concerns, while mingling with neighbors and enjoying cookies.

Community feedback sought for LGBT arts center

Three local LGBT-affiliated organizations — San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF), San Diego Lambda Archives and Diversionary Theatre — are seeking the public’s feedback on their plan to create San Diego’s first LGBT Cultural and Performing Arts Center (CPAC).