Vehicle Habitation Once Again Illegal

Tireless advocacy by the PB Town Council and other organizations resulted in a City Council vote on May 14 to once again prohibit living in vehicles. Passed an an emergency ordinance, it went into effect immediately. Click below for the news report.

Gloria, Campbell at May 15 Meeting

State Assembly Member Todd Gloria will attend PBTC’s May monthly general meeting with a legislative update for District 78, and answer any questions. District 2 Councilmember Campbell will also join us for Q&A on the latest from our City Council office. We’ll also have an update with Kristen Victor on the latest from the Mission Bay advocacy effort led by C3 with San Diego Audubon and UCSD Natural Reserve System. They’ll provide us with outcomes and feedback gathered from their latest workshops regarding the northeast corner of Mission Bay and its connections. We’ll also have updates from Police, Fire, Lifeguards, and government reps. Wednesday, May 15, 6:30pm, Crown Point Jr. Music Academy, 4033 Ingraham St.

Cast Your Vote on New Park Signs

The City is planning for new signage at Mission Bay Park, and needs your input on design options.

Cast your vote now at NextDoor.

May Dine Out: Pernicano’s

Johnny Pernicano and his family are calling this their last year for their family restaurant in North PB. They plan to call it quits in September after more than 60 years of feeding and entertaining us in their unique and wonderful way. There’s nothing like enjoying a relaxing Italian dinner while Johnny serenades everyone and brings joy to our spirits. Please join us for our last Dine Out at Pernicanos on Wednesday, May 29th. Download the flyer for details.

PBTC Meeting April 17

The meeting this Wednesday, 6:30pm, will feature Heather Henter, Ph.D. of the UCSD Natural Reserve System, who will present “New Opportunities at the Kendall-Frost Mission Bay marsh.” Dr. Henter will give a bit of background about the Kendall Frost Marsh, discuss the opportunities for a new building and their design progress, and ask for feedback from the community about both the infrastructure and programming.

Detective Jack Schaeffer will share some timely info about two proposed bills on the state level. AB 392 and SB 230 regarding police use of force. Meeting location at Crown Point Elem, 4033 Ingraham St.

Vehicle Habitation Ordinance

The new ordinance will be presented to the City Council Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee on Wed, April 17, 9:00am, at City Hall, 202 C St, 12th floor. Anyone can fill out a speaker slip to give public comment on this item, which will be one minute per person. The draft ordinance proposes to make vehicle habitations illegal on city streets 6pm-6am, and illegal at any time within 500 ft of a residential or school area. April 17 agenda and staff report for new ordinance. Committee members: Monica Montgomery (Chair), Barbara Bry, Chris Cate, Vivian Moreno.

PBTC letter to city leaders sent March 8 stating position on vehicle habitations.

Annual Graffiti Cleanup is May 4

PBTC’s 11th annual cleanup has been scheduled for May 4, from 9am until noon. Each year hundreds of tags are removed, greatly enhancing the appearance of our community. Download the flyer for details. In addition to volunteers needed on the day of the cleanup, advance work needs to be done by graffiti mappers/surveyors. If you can help, please email Jim Menders (  Also participants must fill sign the waiver and bring to event.  Students under 18 yrs old will need to fill it out with their parents.

Can’t be there but want to support our efforts? Consider making a donation toward supplies and materials for the cleanup.  Visit the Donations page.