University Heights residents say SDUSD expansion plans affecting buildings

first_imgUniversity Heights residents say SDUSD expansion plans affecting buildings March 1, 2018 John Soderman, Updated: 10:17 PM University Heights residents concerned SDUSD’s plan to sell land will lead to condos surrounding historical buildings. pic.twitter.com/2hQeSX9mI6— John Soderman KUSI (@SodermanKUSI) March 2, 2018In December of 2017, SDUSD issued a “Request for Proposals” to exchange three of its properties, including the Ed Center site at 4100 Normal Street, for one property to become the new District Central Office.The Ed Center site is approximately 11 acres and includes the historic Teachers Training Annex and two other historic buildings but does not include Birney Elementary School or the Joint Use Field.According to SDUSD, the Ed Center site is of regional importance as the site of the former San Diego State Normal School, built in 1898 and the predecessor to San Diego State University.The site is also the birthplace of University Heights and contains the Teachers Training Annex, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and several other historic structures. Posted: March 1, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter John Soderman 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsUNIVERSITY HEIGHTS (KUSI) — University Heights residents gathered Thursday night to voice their concerns about a plan that could diminish the historical significance of the iconic University Heights community.Residents are concerned that a proposal to expand several of the San Diego Unified School District’s properties could negatively impact several historic buildings that make University Heights unique.last_img read more

Apple promotes mangrove conservation efforts on Earth Day

first_img Phones Culture Post a comment Happy #EarthDay everyone! What a beautiful world we live in. Let’s all embrace our shared responsibility to each other to take care of our one and only planet Earth. Photos #shotoniPhone by @EstherHavens, Sarah Norvell, Jason Barnes and @VincentRiemer. pic.twitter.com/E3chOkkeEl— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 22, 2019 Apple 0 reading • Apple promotes mangrove conservation efforts on Earth Day Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it See All • Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Apple’s report comes a week after the company announced an expansion of its recycling programs. The company said that it was quadrupling the number of locations US customers can send their iPhone to be disassembled by Daisy, its recycling robot. First introduced in 2018, Daisy disassembles old iPhones to make it easier to reuse and recycle their parts. Read more: Go greener with these cool eco-friendly products Share your voice Tags An image of the mangrove forest in Cispatá Bay, Colombia.  Balazs Gardi/Apple To celebrate Earth Day today and promote its own conversation efforts, Apple has posted an in-depth account of its partnership with Conservation International to support a 27,000-acre mangrove forest in Colombia. The company says the forest will eventually sequester 1 million metric tons of CO2. Conservation International says that coastal ecosystems, when damaged, emit their carbon reserves into the atmosphere. The organization estimates that the mangrove forest and other damaged ecosystems could release as much as 1 billion metric tons of CO2 annually — equivalent to the total annual emissions from cars, buses, aircraft and boats in the US in 2017.As part of the company’s Earth Day promotional efforts, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted out a number of photos and encouragements: Green tech Applelast_img read more