Casa de Balboa Goes Solar

Nate Sustainability Program

A new solar project has been activated at Casa de Balboa as a joint effort between the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) and the San Diego History Center. This new system of 480 panels is capable of producing 370 watts of power, offsetting the building’s annual energy usage by 23% on average. Within the first year, the solar panels are …

Park Profiles: Meet Manuel Aguilar!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Manny is the Store Manager at the San Diego History Center. As a San Diego native, Manny has a huge passion for all things SD, especially Balboa Park. He has put his knowledge of the Park, love of the city, and comedic timing to good use as he expands the History Center’s store and his Balboa Park-based social media pages, @VidaBalboa. How did …

Park Profiles: Meet Alison Hendrickson!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Alison Hendrickson is the Visitor and Volunteer Engagement Manager at the San Diego History Center. Alison’s proactive attitude and passion for history, paired with her ability to create meaningful connections whilst being open minded, allow her to create a positive impression on both guests and volunteers of the Center. 1. How did you begin working at the San Diego History …