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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.

Del Cerro Action Council update – June 17

By Jay Wilson Congratulations to Councilmember Scott Sherman on his re-election to represent Del Cerro and the Navajo Community for District 7 on the City Council. Liz Saidkhanian, Councilmember Sherman’s Community Outreach Manager, will remain as our council representative for Del Cerro, Allied Gardens and Mission Trails. If you need to reach Liz with a […]

News from the Del Cerro Action Council – May 20

By Jay Wilson The Navajo Community lost a very dedicated community member and a very loyal friend of mine when John Pilch passed away on May 3. I worked with John for more than 20 years, beginning in 1995, when I was the Community Representative for Navajo while working for Councilmember Judy McCarty. In addition to […]