Christmas Trees 1/2 Price at Grantville-Allied Gardens Christmas Tree Lot

This Saturday and Sunday the Grantville-Allied Gardens Kiwanis Club is offering Christmas Trees at 1/2 price. Their lot is located at the intersection of Zion Avenue and Glenroy Street.

Their trees are as fresh and beautiful as ever! This is their main fundraiser of the year and all sales proceeds are used to finance our community service projects. Come stroll around their pine forest and find your special tree. Their tree lot is open seven days a week, Sat.-Sun. 9am-8pm. New tree shipments arrive weekly and all trees are kept fresh in water.

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Volunteers needed at the Grantville-Allied Gardens Kiwanis Club Christmas Tree Lot!

Good morning Del Cerro: I attended the Grantville-Allied Gardens Kiwanis Club weekly meeting on Thursday to present a program on Mission Trails Regional Park, and they were asking for some additional volunteers to help staff their Christmas Tree lot at the corner of Zion Avenue and Glenroy Street. Listed below are the dates for the next five days where they can use some help. There is always a member of the Kiwanis Club on site. All the proceeds from the sale of the Christmas Trees goes back into the community. If you would like to volunteer, please contact John Crawford at The club’s website is

Additional help is needed for the following Christmas Tree lot shifts:
• Saturday morning (9-1)
• Saturday night (4-8)
• Sunday night (4-8)
• Monday night (4-8)
• ALL DAY WEDNESDAY 9-1,1-4 and 4-8

Thank you all!
Jay Wilson, DCAC

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Good afternoon Del Cerro. I received the following email from Jason Allen, the City’s Senior Ranger for Open Space Canyons regarding a Navajo Canyon Clean-Up (the canyon between Del Cerro and Allied Gardens) this Saturday. Thank you, Jay Wilson DCAC
Saturday, November 22, we will be planting native plants, picking up trash, removing non-native weeds and doing trail maintenance. In Navajo Canyon (Del Cerro/Allied Gardens) 1:30PM– 4:30PM 6801 Easton Court – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church From Del Cerro, turn left off of Waring Road on to Galewood Street, and the first left is the church parking lot. Park in Church parking lot. Meet at gate. Thomas Guide 1250 B6. *NO BATHROOMS ON SITE* We will be picking up trash, and doing some brush and debris removal.

Additional Project Information: *NO BATHROOMS ON SITE* Tools and gloves are provided. Please wear closed toes shoes and protection from the sun (a hat, sunscreen, etc). Bring a sufficient amount of water for yourself to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to hike on uneven terrain down into canyon during some volunteer events and perform varying degrees of manual labor. Tasks vary and can be accommodated to fit volunteer’s abilities. Events are rain or shine!

Please Note:If you or your guest is below the age of 18, you need to have a parent or guardian sign the Liability Waiver that can be found at Bring the signed waiver to the volunteer event.

You are welcome to just show up to the event without prior notification if you have a group of 5 or less. If you would like to sign up a group please notify me in advance. If you have any questions about the event let me know. If you would like to be removed from the list let me know.

Thank you,

Jason W. Allen
Senior Park Ranger
Open Space Canyons
City of San Diego
Park and Recreation Department
Open Space Division

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Cleanup of Pasatiempo Open Space Park – Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9-11 a.m.

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The DCAC held its quarterly meeting on Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El Here is the link to the minutes for your reference and referral.

DCAC Draft Minutes for October 23 2014 B

If you have a question, concern, or comment regarding Del Cerro and/or the Navajo Community (Grantville, Allied Gardens, Del Cerro and San Carlos) you would like to bring to the attention of the DCAC, email and/or leave a comment on our webpage at

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DCAC Agenda for Thursday, October 23 – 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El

AGENDA for DCAC Meeting Thursday, October 23 – Temple Emanu-El
I. Call to Order
II. Adopt minutes from the last meeting in July
III. Elected Officials Reports
IV. Program – SDSU Police Officer Briana Drost re Adobe Falls
V. DCAC Board Member Reports
VI. Public Comment – Items not on the agenda (2 minutes per person)
VII. Old Business
VIII.New Business
IX. Next Meeting – January 22

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Del Cerro Action Council Meeting – Thursday, Oct. 23 7 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El

Good morning Del Cerro! A quick reminder the quarterly meeting of the Del Cerro Action Council is Thursday evening, Oct. 23, 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El. Briana Drost a member of the San Diego State University Police Department will provide an update on the Adobe Falls area and what steps SDSU has taken to curtail the activity at the site.

If you have been looking for the sign usually displayed on the northeast corner of College Avenue and Del Cerro Blvd., the sign sign was gone when I went to put it up. It has been stored in the back of the building on whose property the sign has been displayed for many years.

Thank you,

Jay Wilson

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