San Diego Region

Case Study – San Diego and National City: Carolina Martinez, Environmental Health Coalition

Back in 2005 when we conducted a survey, the community said we want to ensure that we don’t have industrial uses surrounding the schools, specifically, and next to the homes. They also said that they needed affordable housing, that the height of the building needed to be limited to three floors to preserve the character of the community. And that no new housing needed to be built next to the freeway. The community fought really hard to move them forward, and it passed as part of the Westside Specific Plan in 2010. [More….]