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San Diego's Barrio Logan neighborhood at center of land-use clash
San Diego's Barrio Logan neighborhood at center of land-use clash

Tucked between a freeway, a Navy base and three large shipyards, Barrio Logan is not frequently part of the land-use disputes that roil City Hall. But now the blue-collar, largely Latino neighborhood is at the center of a high-profile fight that pits the Democratic majority on the City Council and environmental health activists against the business establishment and the city's Republican mayor. On Tuesday's ballot are two measures that would rezone part of Barrio Logan to restrict further industrial development and encourage housing and shopping in the neighborhood. Residents say their health is damaged by the industry in their neighborhood: machine shops, recycling...

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