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Community health centers join efforts

Twelve community clinics have formed Integrated Health Partners (IHP), a consortium to advance the standards and reduce the costs of care at primary health centers. They represent more than 70 practice sites, including one in Bankers Hill just north of Downtown.

Uptown Planners enter into 'twilight zone'

The changes would encourage higher density along major transportation corridors in Uptown, which city planners have designated as Park Boulevard, Washington Street, University Avenue, and Fourth, Fifth and Sixth streets.

Balboa Park rec centers widely opposed

The city’s long-range plans to build two modern recreation centers on the west mesa of Balboa Park along Sixth Avenue — to replace two decrepit facilities — is drawing fierce opposition from stakeholders including park preservationists, community groups and Bankers Hill residents.

Ingrid Croce introduces new restaurant in Bankers Hill

On Dec. 31, the Gaslamp landmark, Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar, will close after almost 30 years of business. But by early 2014, Croce's fans will have a new place to call home; Croce's Park West will launch in the 5th Avenue space vacated by Avenue 5.

Graham Downes Architecture to close after death of its founder

Nationally acclaimed architecture firm, Graham Downes Architecture announced that they will close their doors on June 30, 2013. The closure follows the passing of the visionary namesake founder, Graham Downes, in April 2013.