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Coastal residents discuss short term vacation rentals
“If it doesn't fit, you must not permit,” quipped John Thickstun at Pacific Beach Town Council's May 18 meeting arguing against allowing short term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. La...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City attorney candidates debate short-term rentals, homeless issues
Four of five candidates running for city attorney in November to replace termed-out Jan Goldsmith crossed swords at a May 11 Pacific Beach public forum, tackling hot-button issues like short-term v...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission Beach group files suit to stop condo project
A local nonprofit opposed to a developer's plans to construct 63 condos on two separate parcels on the former Mission Beach Elementary School site have filed a lawsuit challenging the City Council'...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission Beach flies in the face of tourists, residents
Ideally, Mission Beach would like to become a no-fly zone. Unfortunately, given its ideal breeding conditions, the beach community is presently a free-fly zone. Each summer, MB experiences a severe...
May 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike to Work Day on May 20 in San Diego
Bike to Work Day is a national event celebrated annually on the third Friday in May as part of National Bike Month and was originated by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956 to increase public...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union-Tribune opens new offices downtown
After 43 years in Mission Valley, the San Diego Union-Tribune opened its new downtown offices on May 16. Around 275 employees vacated the former location – near the Interstate 8-state Route 163 int...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego schools to reduce standardized testing, focus on achievement
San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten recently announced a significant reduction in the amount of high-stakes standardized testing at local schools. Instead, the former teac...
May 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Important deadlines for June 7 Presidential Primary
Residents have only one more week to register to vote or change your voter registration status in the June 7 Presidential Primary Election. If you’re not sure whether you’re registered or what part...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drought still top of mind as El Nino threat is fading
The weather phenomenon known as El Nino is fading, and drought conditions remain entrenched in San Diego and the rest of California, according to a pair of reports released May 13. The Climate Pred...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser set for PLHS administrator battling cancer
Point Loma High School vice principal Kevin Gormly is continuing to battle a brain tumor found in October after he experienced severe headaches. Now, a fundraiser is being planned at his wife's sch...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Que pasó? Taco Man taken in Pacific Beach
San Diegans have endlessly searched for the region's best Tacos. Now, one thief has his favorite Taco Man. On or around Friday, May 6, someone decided to help themselves to a billboard that was pro...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free pizza for donation to Pacific Beach schools
Pacific Beach and surrounding communities are invited to help raise money to benefit Friends of Pacific Beach Elementary (FOPBE) and Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools (FOPBSS) from 11 a.m....
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins for Presidential Primary
Voters interested in casting their ballots early for the June 7 Presidential Primary Election can now do so at the County Registrar of Voters office located at 5600 Overland Ave. in Kearny Mesa. Ea...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former SeaWorld manager pleads guilty to fraud
A former manager at SeaWorld pleaded guilty May 5 to wire fraud when he defrauded SeaWorld out of $818,000 by creating 100 invoices on his company computer for a phony merchandise company that clai...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chickenpox outbreak reported at Kate Sessions Elementary
Five students at Kate Sessions Elementary School in Pacific Beach have been diagnosed with chickenpox (varicella) the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported May 6. The cases are...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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