Removal of dilapidated mobile homes from De Anza Cove delayed by pandemic, regulatory hurdles

Legal wrangling, bureaucratic red tape and the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed plans to upgrade Mission Bay’s De Anza Cove by removing 167 dilapidated mobile homes and renovating a nearby city-owned RV park.



a large body of water: Campland on the Bay has been slow to make promised upgrades in the De Anza mobile home park, blaming COVID-19 and bureaucratic delays. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune)


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Campland on the Bay has been slow to make promised upgrades in the De Anza mobile home park, blaming COVID-19 and bureaucratic delays. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune)

San Diego officials want the area open to RV campers and the public during the next few years while the city studies the long-term fate of 70-acre De Anza Cove and nearby land in the bay’s northeast corner, such as Mission Bay Golf Course.

The city was nearing the end of a four-year planning process for the area last spring, but then decided to shift gears and study a proposal to make much of the area marshland to help San Diego fight

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Hope for Bollywood stars’ dilapidated homes in Pakistan

Tucked away near the centuries-old Storytellers’ Bazaar, the decaying Pakistani mansions once home to Bollywood superstars are being brought back to life as Peshawar emerges from years of Islamist militancy.

The ancestral homes of Golden Age heroes Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar in the northwestern city are symbols of its link to the world’s largest film industry, but have suffered from decades of neglect.

The region’s archaeology team says it is close to wresting the more than 100-year-old buildings, located in the heart of the historic walled city, from their private owners so they can be restored and turned into museums.

“I always feel sad and angry while looking at Kapoor’s house, that it once was a beautiful mansion of top quality,” said Samiuddin Khan, who remembers running through the 40-room abandoned house as a child and flying kites from the rooftop.

“It was extremely beautiful inside. The structure is

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