1. How homes get built in San Diego (Step 2, Pt I) – What you can do with the property

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    November 2, 2016 by Omar Passons

    Development Cycle Step #2

    If you have joined this series in the middle, visit the overview page (HERE) for the basics and previous steps.  …
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  2. How homes get built in San Diego (Step 1) – The hunt for property

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    October 17, 2016 by Omar Passons

    An example of a lot in the North Park community that is appropriate for more homes

    If you haven’t read the overview piece, stop and do that HERE, first.  *pausing to allow reading time* Okay, welcome …
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  3. Understanding How Homes Get Built – The 10-step series

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    October 9, 2016 by Omar Passons

    A 10-part series on how the home-building "puzzle" pieces work in San Diego

    On this blog, I write about San Diego issues that could use straight forward explanations.  Most people don’t have time …
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  4. Understanding San Diego Water – A Rise San Diego Chat

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    August 19, 2016 by Omar Passons

    glass-of-water

    On August 19, 2016, Rise San Diego held one of its breakfast chats to focus on one issue everyone agrees …
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  5. San Diego City Council District Three Part II: My vote in this race

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    May 14, 2016 by Omar Passons

    Mail ballots arrive soon for those not going to their polling place

    I decided that I wanted to give people who don’t have time to listen to everything our candidates for City …
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  6. San Diego City Council District Three Part I: Mission Hills Town Council Forum (4/21/16)

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    April 22, 2016 by Omar Passons

    Peering in the auditorium at the start of the candidate forum

    This site is usually reserved to help San Diegans understand local policy and issues related to public roads, buildings, sewer …
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  7. San Diego’s Draft Airbnb Rules: Simply Explained

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    November 14, 2015 by Omar Passons

    The listing of the original Airbnb unit in SF

    I found myself in a conversation with a friend of mine in which we disagreed on whether the proposed rules …
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