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Redevelopment’s Past And Future In San Diego

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Redevelopment agencies in California are closing, but their memory may linger on here in San Diego, to the tune of $4 billion of redevelopment projects.

Aired 1/31/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.

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Mike Jenkins is a redevelopment attorney, he led redevelopment department for San Diego until 2001

Katie Orr, KPBS Metro Reporter

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Categorical Sub Totaled Proposed Master Projects List

Categorical Sub Totaled Proposed Master Projects List

Categorical Sub Totaled Proposed Master Projects List

San Diego's redevelopment agencies will close up shop as of today. A court ruling, supporting state legislation, decreed that property tax money can no longer be channeled into agencies dedicated to rehabilitating municipal areas. But even though the agencies are closing, their memory may linger on here in San Diego, to the tune of $4 billion of redevelopment projects. City leaders say those projects should be funded because they were approved before the ban.

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