A meeting was held on Friday regarding the status of the VFW. As of yet, there does not seem to be any other available building in the 92107 area code. They only have a few days (?) left to move into the Pt. Loma facility, without jeopardizing their liquor license.
I do not know if this is fact – or fiction – but I was told that the rent for the Pt. Loma facility is next to nothing and the agreement was that the VFW would fix it up using their own monies.
Although this is not in writing, I understand (and, again, I may be wrong) the VFW agreed not to serve liquor for the time being, but moving into the facility will give them 6 months to find another location and their license will not be suspended.
I also heard from the same source that somewhere – maybe under a rock or something – over $20,000 has appeared to help them make the bar functional. It was suggested that rather than spend the monies on fixing the bar up, that they pay $12,000 to find another place in a nearby zip code area – 92109, for example. And, again, I do not know if that is the truth, but the neighbors seem to think that it is.
The VFW does not want any trouble; they do not want to fight the neighbors; they merely want a place that their members can meet and enjoy the companionship afforded by such a place. It has been noticed that improvements are already taking place, and, since the landlady has said that she won’t fix it up, it goes without saying that the improvements must be taking place by the VFW.
So…that’s the latest on the street. More if it develops.