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News from the Del Cerro Action Council

By Jay Wilson At the Jan. 28 meeting of the Del Cerro Action Council (DCAC), police community relations officer John Steffen reported on the crimes in the area and stated that they had declined. There were only three burglaries in the past four months. “People are paying attention to their surroundings and that decreases the […]

News from the Del Cerro Action Council — Dec. 16, 2016

By Jay Wilson Adobe Falls update Adobe Falls continues to be a thorn in our side. If you saw the KUSI news story on Dec. 9, you saw Del Cerro resident and SDSU professor, Dr. Eric Frost’s comments on Adobe Falls at the San Diego City Council’s Environment Committee, where he emphasized the negative impact […]

News from the Del Cerro Action Council – Oct. 21

By Jay Wilson We will have two significant information presentations at the Del Cerro Action Council (DCAC) meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El — an update on Adobe Falls that includes a presentation by SDSU professor Eric Frost, Ph.D., and an information item presented by Tim Taylor, the Chief Policy […]

Eyes now more alert in Del Cerro

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Communities, Del Cerro, Features, News, Top Stories | No Comments

Community tragedy prompts expanded Neighborhood Watch

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large

The June 12 murder and assault of two Del Cerro women awakened fears that not all is as quiet and pastoral as many area residents had come to believe.

It’s awakened concern about homeless people in the area, which is a good thing. It’s also reawakened interest in Neighborhood Watch groups, which is a very good thing.

News from the Del Cerro Action Council – Aug. 19

By Jay Wilson At the quarterly DCAC meeting, John Steffen, the Police Community Relations Officer (CRO) for the Navajo Area, reported two residential burglaries in Del Cerro and several car prowls. Officer Steffen emphasized that car prowls are crimes of opportunity – valuables left in plain sight and unlocked doors.

Del Cerro raises concerns over Adobe Falls

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Communities, Del Cerro, News, Top Stories | No Comments

Special meeting called to address issues

By Jay Wilson

Del Cerro residents recently suffered a despicable home invasion crime that resulted in the death of one woman and major injuries and trauma to a second woman. This definitely impacted everyone living in and near Del Cerro, and still does.

I received a call from Liz Saidkhanian, the Community Outreach Director for Councilmember Scott Sherman suggesting a special (Del Cerro Action Council) DCAC meeting which was held on June 23 at Temple Emanu-El.

Newly renovated Del Cerro Tennis Club will reopen Aug. 1

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Communities, Del Cerro, Features, Top Stories | No Comments

Pre-opening event held on July 16

By Karen Ronney

Alan Ferguson treasures tennis traditions in San Diego. He launches a new era as the owner and founder of the Del Cerro Tennis Club with a Family Fun Tennis Day on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Navajo area complex. He recently renovated the four-court facility on 4956 Waring Drive with the hopes it will become a new focal point of fun and fitness for the community.

The site of the Del Cerro Tennis Club has a long history with roots dating back to the 1970s, when it was called the Juegos de Juan Tennis Club. It consisted of tennis and racquetball courts, a restaurant, pool, and spa. The club offered memberships, day passes and professional instruction.