Cesar Chavez Park has been selected for "Heart Your Park," a program introduced as part of Macy's "Secret Garden" campaign, that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy's in Westfield Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Cesar E. Chavez Park. To further spread the love, Macy's will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
A 30-day public review of a draft environmental document for a project involving new option(s) to lease and/or lease agreement(s) begins today, March 3, 2014.
The Port of San Diego has released the Draft Negative Declaration for the New Option(s) to Lease and/or Lease Agreement(s) at 1411 West Palm Street Project in San Diego.
The Port of San Diego handled a massive shipment of steel shipbuilding materials on February 25, 2014, which will be used by the major local employer General Dynamics NASSCO for the construction of two commercial container vessels.
General Dynamics NASSCO is the only major full-service shipyard on the West Coast, operating as a Port tenant at its waterside facility on East Harbor Drive. The company is the City of San Diego's second largest manufacturer, with 2,631 employees.
Pedestrian access on the west side of North Harbor Drive will be temporarily re-routed due to construction activity. This re-route begins on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 and encompasses an area from north of B Street Pier to south of Navy Pier.
Pedestrians walking along North Harbor Drive between Navy Pier and B Street Pier will be directed to the east side of North Harbor Drive. A temporary crosswalk will be installed in front of Navy Pier to allow for safe crossings and a crossing guard will assist with pedestrian access during peak traffic hours. Read the latest construction update for more information.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop, hosted by the Port of San Diego, drew nearly 80 economic development professionals from the port community and three of AAPA's four geographic delegations (the United States, Canada and the Caribbean) to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel on February 20 and 21, 2014.