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Lifeguards of the Year leave legacy during Mission Beach in ceremony
Daryl McDonald and Tore Blichfeldt were honored as San Diego City Lifeguards of the Year on Sept. 27 at the Swell Café in Mission Beach. District 2 City Councilman Ed Harris, himself a veteran life...
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DIVER’S BODY PULLED FROM MISSION BAY Lifeguard rescue divers retrieved the body of a diver who drowned in Mission Bay in an apparent diving accident earlier this month. According to Capt. Joseph Am...
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North PB hat sale a heady idea to raise money for elementary school
Two months after the second annual North PB Sip ’N’ Stroll business street fair, the beach community continues to benefit as proceeds from the sale of event hats continues as a fundraiser for Pacif...
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Three-strike suspected rapist admits guilt in assault on maid
A suspected rapist admitted in court Oct. 6 that he sexually assaulted a maid at a Sports Arena Boulevard hotel and will face a sentence of 65 years to life in prison because he has been convicted ...
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EX-POINT LOMAN FACES CHARGES OF MURDERING WIFE A former Point Loma man remains in jail on $5 million bail on a murder charge involving the death of his wife in 2007. The woman’s remains were found ...
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Peninsula YMCA’s bid to build, operate NTC pool back to square one
The latest update on progress on the long-awaited public pool proposed at NTC Liberty Station is: well, there is none. “The request for proposal (RFP process) has closed and there was only one bidd...
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Midway merchants, planners lurch forward in effort to rekindle a viable business improvement district
A historic first step was taken by Midway merchants to reform a long-dormant business improvement district (BID) as interested parties held their first meeting Sept. 24 at the Hampton Inn San Diego...
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Point Loma Association readies for huge annual fundraising gala
Point Loma Association’s (PLA) year-end dinner fundraiser offering ample community spirit, spectacular silent auction items, Dick Lareau’s “famous” video and political notables like Mayor Kevin Fau...
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After initial city gaffes, OB Elementary gets new permanent crosswalk
PARENTS, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY LEADERS FINALLY WIN CAMPAIGN FOR NEEDED SAFETY MEASURE There’s a new crosswalk at Ocean Beach Elementary — and this time, no one’s taking it away. The twisting, turning t...
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Flying high again
The Navy’s Blue Angels are again on the docket for the 2014 Miramar Air Show, the country's largest military air show, after beng grounded last year amid federal budget sequestration and a 16-day g...
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IMMIGRANTS CAUGHT AFTER LANDING AT MISSION BEACH A suspected human-smuggling boat washed ashore in Mission Beach early Sept. 26, triggering law-enforcement officials to round up nearly a dozen peop...
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Planners get earful from residents over PB’s condo-conversion trends
A seemingly innocuous proposal to raze a single-family home and replace it with four condominiums turned into an unexpected debate over the future course of other developments during the Pacific Be...
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Fostering the love of surfing for youngsters is top priority of annual Jetty Kid Surf Contest
Help keep a youth surfing tradition alive by supporting the annual Jetty Kid Surf Contest, set this year for Saturday, Oct. 11 at the South Mission Beach Jetty. The event is sponsored by the South ...
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Urban Surf 4 Kids’ stand-up paddleboard race and expo returns to Mission Bay Oct. 12
Urban Surf 4 Kids has set Sunday, Oct. 12 for its 2014 Paddle Fest, an annual stand-up paddleboard (SUP) race and expo. Proceeds from the event will go to Urban Surf 4 Kids’ Dreaming of Aloha Achie...
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X-Terra Mission Bay Triathlon to sprint into action at Bonita Cove on Oct. 5
The 28th annual X-Terra Mission Bay Triathlon will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Bonita Cove. This is a big change in the venue since the race has been held at Ski Beach since its inception.  The...
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