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VOLUME 3 ISSUE 18


September 2–15, 2011 OLD TOWN • MISSION HILLS • HILLCREST ➤➤ FEATURE P. 11 PG. 15 BANKERS HILL • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS • NORTH PARK • SOUTH PARK • GOLDEN HILL • NORMAL HEIGHTS • KENSINGTON • TALMADGE


Snakes, sculptures, supplies and more at A Glass Jungle


➤➤ THEATER P. 19


At an exhibit on Aug. 13 on the Sustainable North Park Main Street Project (SNPMS) guests viewed the blueprints of plans to make North Park greener. (Photo by Yolanda Campbell/SNPMS)


A second exhibit of SNPMS’ proposed designs is scheduled for Mon., Sept. 10. Hosted by Olive Branch Green Building Supply at 3812 Grim Ave. the exhibit


ion Theater’s emotional “Grace”


➤➤ ART P. 21


will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Dadla Ponizil, a building science expert from the California Center for Sustainable Energy, will speak. Contact Lisa Cunningham at (619) 237- 1234 for more information.


North Park Car Show revs up for a second year


By Dave Schwab SDUN Reporter


Mingei Museum hosts “Bold Expressions” exhibit


➤➤ DINING P. 27 Exhibitors are revving their engines in an-


ticipation of the Second North Park Historical Society Car Show Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. behind North Park Theatre at 2930 North Park Way. The free event will feature a plethora of histor-


ic vehicles vying for first, second, and third place as well as People’s Choice trophies. Parking will be available nearby in the North Park Parking Ga- rage from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Last year we had 40 cars exhibit, and this


Five Guys Burgers dish it out


year we’re hoping for 50,” said Katherine Hon, secretary of the North Park Historical Society. Thirty people have already signed up. “We’re encouraging people to submit their applica- tions and register by Sept. 6,” she added. North Park Historical Society members


Last year’s People’s Choice award winner, a 1947 Chrysler Town & Country, will be on display at the show this year. (Photo: Mike Ward Photography)


Randy Sappenfield and “Broker Bill” Vivian are both exhibiting cars in this year’s show.


see Car, page 30 Index


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TURNING GREEN INTO GOLD North Park re-envisions neighborhood


By Celene Adams SDUN Reporter


One young viewer’s reaction to an


Aug. 13 exhibit displaying plans for a broad-scale renovation of five key in- tersections in North Park was, “Look Ma! My bubblegum won’t stick to the sidewalk!” Titled the Sustainable North Park


Main Street project (SNPMS), the plan envisions more than gum-resistant side- walks, Building retrofits, implementa- tion of new business practices and pub- lic improvements that work together to support the goal of “greening” North Park’s commercial corridors are also part of the prospective redesign. Initiated three years ago with grants from the State Office of Historic


see Green, page 4


Women’s Suffrage Parade honors 100 years of Women’s Right to Vote


By Jocelyn Maggard SDUN Reporter


The late summer afternoon sun shone


through the trees atop the Kate Session’s statue in Balboa Park where approximately 120 wom- en, and a few men, gathered for the California Centennial Suffrage Parade on August 25. One hundred years ago, California was the


sixth state to grant women the right to vote, and The Women’s Museum of California held their


see Suffrage, page 30


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