San Diego City Councilwoman Sherri Lightner released her monthly newsletter this week with highlights including an update on the La Jolla Post Office, job opportunities for high school and college students, and community improvements.
Lightner reported that earlier this month, Congressman Scott Peters re-introduced the Community Post Office Relocation Act with Congresswoman Susan Davis. She said the this draft legislation would allow the Postal Service to sell any post office to an established non-profit community group at fair market value. The group would then lease back the space to the Postal Service at a nominal fee, she reported. In addition, City Council has unanimously supported this legislation. This legislation could help keep the La Jolla Post Office on Wall Street in service.
Newsletter highlights also include an announcement that the San Diego Workforce Partnership is currently accepting applications from motivated teens and young adults, ages 16-21, to participate in the CONNECT2Careers summer jobs program. The deadline for applications is March 30.
Community Improvements in District 1:
- Pothole patched on Lansdale Drive.
- Pothole patched at the La Jolla Village Drive and Villa La Jolla Drive intersection.
Cleanups and Repair:
- Asphalt street repairs at Gilman Drive and Villa La Jolla Drive.
- Patched alley that runs parallel between Ivanhoe and Herschel in the 7800 block.
- Fallen palm fronds picked up on El Paseo Grande and Calle de la Plata.
Street Lights and Traffic Signals:
- Traffic signal (right-hand turn arrow) light replaced on southbound Girard Avenue to improve visibility.
- Replaced broken traffic loops at Governor Drive and Greenwich Drive.
- Replaced directional/bike route signs on Carmel Valley Road.
- Replaced lamps on broken streetlights on Del Mar Trails Road.
- Shrubbery trimmed to improve visibility of street name sign at Boquita Drive and Malibu Way.
See the entire newsletter to the right of this article.