San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

new SCBL Updates Category

MAY-JUNE, 2022: New Branch Library Update

In May, our City Councilmember Raul Campillo notified SCFOL that a "No Further Action" letter  from the Water Quality Control Board, regarding the Golfcrest & Jackson corner lot, had been sent to the property owners and received by the City of San Diego. JUNE: From the Office of Councilmember Raul A. Campillo City of San Diego, Seventh District "Councilmember Campillo was able to secure $1.5 million to fully fund the design phase for the (new San Carlos Branch Library) project as part of... Continue Reading >

April, 2022: New SCBL update from Raul Campillo

Our  7th District City Councilmember Raul Campillo has been closely following the completion of the mitigation of the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot, and  working to keep the City on track toward the lot's purchase which will then allow for the building of a new San Carlos Branch Library on that site.  In Campillo's April Newsletter, he updated his San Carlos constituents on the status of the project, and has graciously approved the article to be reproduced in its entirety... Continue Reading >

FEBRUARY, 2022: The Fence is gone

  The chain link fence erected in January around the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot has been removed. This hopefully indicates that the remediation equipment has been removed, and the remediation company can submit its final report to the Water Quality Control Board.   If the WQCB agrees that remediation is complete, this will allow them to issue a "No Further Action" certificate for the property.     Continue Reading >

JANUARY, 2022: What Does the Fence Mean?

  SCFOL promised to keep our community updated with events that affect the building of the new San Carlos Branch Library. So… what does it mean that a fence was erected in January around the Jackson and Golfcrest corner lot adjacent to the Library?  Here is what you need to know: The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board reported that the lot is clean of contaminants and the remediation process is complete. The remediation company was so informed, and... Continue Reading >

2018: the NEW San Carlos Branch Library update

  The San Carlos Library remains in a hurry up and wait mode.  A request for a “Case Closure” for the project was submitted to the County Department of Environmental Services by the mitigation consultant, Santec.  DES reviewed the comments and has sent a request for addition information.    So we continue to wait for the County Department of Environmental Services to receive further information in hopes it will satisfy their issues and they will be willing to allow the City of... Continue Reading >