Ruth Mills

& the Mills Team

San Diego Real Estate
Prudential CA Realty
Phone: 858.459.9109
Fax: 858.459.9108



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San Diego Demographics

Population: approx. 2.8 million
Median Income:  $58,280
Age:  33.2
Male:  50.29%
Female:  49.71%
Race:  66.50% White, 5.70% Black, 0.90% Native American
8.90% Asian, 26.70% Hispanic
Average # of family members:  3.29
Housing Units:  1,040,149
2nd Largest City in California
7th largest city in the U.S.

San Diego Schools
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The Best of San Diego

Popular Colleges / Universities in San Diego

Top 3 Shopping Malls in San Diego

1) Fashion Valley Center
Fashion Valley likely has the best upscale stores.
Nordstrom, JC Penney, Nieman Marcus, Macy's, Tiffany's and Robinson's May
Has restaurants and an AMC multiplex movie theatre
7007 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (619) 688-9113

2) Westfield Horton Plaza
Nordstroms, Macy's
and a wide array of shops and eateries.
Remember to validate your ticket (with any purchase) for 2 free hours.
324 Horton Plaza
San Diego CA, 92101-5481
Phone: (619) 239- 8180

3) Westfield University Town Center
UTC is a favorable outdoor mall. Located in the Golden Triangle area,
Has a popular ice skating rink, also has Nordstrom, Sears, Robinson's
May and Macy's
4545 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite E-25
San Diego, CA, 92122-1212
Phone: (858) 453 2930

Top Major Attractions in San Diego

San Diego Zoo
One of the world's most popular zoological parks. Features more than 4000 exotic & rare birds, reptiles and animals. Acclaimed displays are the Hippo Beach, Tiger River, Polar Bear Plunge, Scripps Aviary, Gorilla Tropics, and the new Ituri Forest, which features a mixed species habitat focused on central Africa. Also features narrated tours aboard open-air double-decker buses, regular performances of Sea Lion shows, a children's petting zoo and baby animal nursery. Click here to view their website.

Sea World San Diego
Located on the shores of Mission Bay. Features dozens of marine life exhibits, thrilling shows and other attractions to entertain kids and adults. Ride the Shipwreck Rapids, Sea Worlds first adventure water ride. See polar bears, walruses, sharks, beluga whales, dolphins and penguins and, of course, the infamous Shamu. Click here to view their website.

Balboa Park in San Diego
An article featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune read,
"Nothing epitomizes the extraordinary diversity and unity of San Diego as much as
Balboa Park, perhaps our greatest, goodest place. It captures the ecological, cultural and sociological diversity of our region in a manner with which we can identify."
Click here to view information about the Balboa Park museums and other Balboa Park attractions.

Weddings at Balboa Park
Indoor Weddings call:
Call Balboa Park Administration at (619) 235-1100 for indoor wedding information
The Prado at Balboa Park at (619) 557-9441 also handles indoor weddings. Click here to view their website.

Outdoor Weddings
All outside areas, with the exception of the House of Hospitality’s Del Rey Moro Garden are reserved by Balboa Park Administration. Call (619) 235-1100 for information. House of Hospitality’s Del Rey Moro Garden weddings are handled by The Prado at Balboa Park. Call (619) 557-9441 or Click here to view their website.

Recreational Facilities
Archery Range (619) 687-3373
Balboa Park Golf Course, reservations (619) 570-1234
Balboa Park Activity Center (858) 581-7100
Balboa Park Municipal Gymnasium (619) 525-8264
Bocce Courts (619) 692-4919
Bud Kearns Memorial Swimming Pool (619) 692-4920
Disc Golf Course (619) 297-8078
Lawn Bowling (619) 238-5457
Morley Field Sports Complex (619) 525-8264
Petanque Courts (619) 525-8264
San Diego Velodrome Association (619) 296-3345
Balboa Tennis Club, reservations (619) 295-9278

Dog Parks San Diego / Dog Friendly San Diego / Off-Leash Dog Parks
2 legal areas designated and posted as 24 hour dog-off-leash zones at:
1) Balboa Dr. at El Prado, south side of Cabrillo Bridge;
2) Morley Field, northwest of tennis courts. (2) Grape St. Park is designated and posted as dog-off-leash area during the following times: Monday-Friday, 7:30-10:00 a.m. & 4:00-9:00 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday & Holidays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. & 4:00-9:00 p.m. Dogs off leash other than the posted times is a violation of SDMC 63.0102(b)(2)(c) Please pick up after you dog.

Other off-leash Dog Parks in San Diego
Help keep San Diego Clean. Please pick up the poop!!

Wells Park - El Cajon
Dogs Beach - Ocean Beach
Be careful with Dogs Beach, the water is contaminated from all the doggie waste.
Fiesta Island - Mission Bay
Dog Beach - Coronado
Poway Dog Park
Dog Beach - Del Mar
Harry Griffen Park - La Mesa
Cadman Community Park - Clairemont
Capehart Park - Pacific Beach/La Jolla
Grape Street Park - Balboa Park area
Kearny Mesa Community Park - Mesa College area

Lou's Records
Incredible Record Store located in Encinitas. From mainstream music to oldies, Lou's either has it, or can get it.
Huge vinyl selection and some of the most knowledgeable music staff anywhere. Also features live performances.
434 N. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, 760-753-1382.
Off the Record
Definitely one of the best record stores in town, just recently relocated to a new location in
North Park. Off the Record is the place to go for the not-so-mainstream artists; great selections from punk and alternative bands.
Great vinyl collection as well. 2912 University Ave., North Park (619) 298-4755.

M-Theory Records
Located in the Golden Hill / South Park neighborhood, this shop is still rather new,
but that doesn't mean they are GREEN, has regular live performances, including local artists,
and national acts. 3004 Juniper St, San Diego, 619-269-2963.

Blue Meannie Records
If the melodies of Venom, Exodus, Pantera, or Slayer, make your Metal Heart pitter patter, er, um, excuse me, beat like the
holy drums of Dave Lombardo, then this is the place for you. Also features live performances.
New location @ 1164 N. Second Street, El Cajon, 619-442-5034.

Folk Arts Rare Records
Specializes in folk, country, blues and even Vaudeville. Great vinyl collection.
Just moved down the street from itself. New location is at 2881 Adams Ave, San Diego, 92116 - (619) 282-7833.

Miscellaneous San Diego Contacts

San Diego Police: 911
San Diego Fire: 911
San Diego Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (619) 531-2000

San Diego Transportation:
Airline Information: (619) 231-2100
San Diego Public Transportation: (800) COMMUTE
Crown City Cab of Coronado: (619) 234-6161
Orange Cab Co: (619) 291-3333
Yellow Cab: (619) 234-6161
Cloud 9 Shuttle: (858) 505-4900
American Limousine: (760) 754-0618
TBT Limousine: (619) 291-8484

Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car (619) 297-0311
Budget Car and Truck Rental (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car (858) 457-4909
Bobbie's Day-Go Tours (760) 941-1538
DMV (800) 777-0133
Dept. of Transportation (619) 688-6699

San Diego Utilities:
San Diego Water Department: (619) 515-3525
Public Utilities Commission (619) 525-4217
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) 866-743-2273
Southern California Edison (SCE) 800-655-4555
Southern California Gas 800-427-2200
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) 800-411-7343
Time Warner Cable San Diego (858) 695-3220
Time Warner Cable Coronado (619) 435-0157
AOL for Broadband (888) 849-3200
EarthLink (800) 890-5128
Road Runner (858) 695-3220

San Diego County Library (619) 236-5800
Occupancy and Development (619) 446-5000
Convention Center Info (619) 525-5000
County Superior Courthouse (619) 531-3141
County Law Library (619) 531-3900

San Diego City Information:
Visitors Bureau (619) 236-1212
City Information Center(619) 236-5555
Downtown Information Center (619) 235-2222

San Diego School Districts:
San Diego Unified School District (619) 725-8000

San Diego Newspapers:
North County Times (760) 745-6611
San Diego Business Journal (858) 277-6359
San Diego Daily Transcript (619) 232-4381
San Diego Union-Tribune (619) 299-3131
Star News (619) 427-3000

San Diego Radio:
KCEO AM - (760) 729-1000
KFMB AM/FM - (858) 292-7600
KOGO AM - (858) 560-6671
KPBS FM - (619) 594-8100
KSDO AM/FM - (858) 560-6671
KSON FM - (619) 291-9797
KXXY FM - (858) 571-7600

San Diego Television:
KBNT TV Ch. 19 (Spanish) (858) 576-1919
KFMB TV Ch. 8 (858) 571-8888
KGTV TV Ch. 10 (619) 237-6397
KNSD TV Ch. 7/39 (619) 231-3939
KPBS TV (SDSU) (619) 594-1515
KSWB TV Ch. 5/69 (858) 492-9269
KUSI TV Ch. 9/51 (858) 571-6397
XETV TV Ch. 6 (858) 279-6666

San Diego Business:
Better Business Bureau (858) 496-2131
Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (800) 321-2752