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Residents say short-term rentals ruining Pacific Beach neighborhoods
Residents are weighing in on recently passed restrictions advocated by the Pacific Beach Planning Group (PBPG), and the general consensus is that problems with short-term vacation rentals (STVRs) a...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Copilot intentionally crashed Germanwings airliner, French prosecutor says
The co-pilot in control of the Germanwings Flight 9525 airplane that crashed into the Alps of southeastern France was acting deliberately, a French prosecutor said March 26. The co-pilot apparently...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sea lion strandings surpass 2,000 on California beaches
New numbers released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) show that since the first of the year, more than 2,000 California sea lion pups have beached themselves from San Dieg...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A celebration of life for Hodad's Mike Hardin
A special tribute to Ocean Beach burger legend Mike “Bossman” Hardin will take place 11:11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Petco Park’s Park in the Park, 100 Park Blvd. Hodad’s family and...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council OKs year-round indoor center for homeless
With the end to homelessness as one of the city's stated priorities, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Councilmember Todd Gloria March 24 won City Council approval for their push to create year-round ...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Americans among 150 killed in French Alps airliner crash
Two Americans were among the 150 people killed when a German airliner crashed into the Alps after making an expectedly abrupt descent, the CEO of Germanwings said Wednesday. Germanwings' chief exec...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council OK's police pay raise pact in incentive bid
San Diego City Council March 23 unanimously approved a five-year contract with the San Diego Police Officers Association that includes 3.3 percent raises in each of the deal's final two years. The ...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber gets 2 more years following jail assault
A University City bank robber serving five years in prison got another two years to his term March 18 after pleading guilty to felony assault upon an inmate in jail. Casey Wilson, now 29, was broug...
Mar 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SANDAG plans to expand Regional Bike Network
As part of a $200 million initiative to expand bike infrastructure and make riding a bike a transportation choice for everyday trips, SANDAG is launching GO by BIKE, a public outreach and marketing...
Mar 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs, illness mark push to combat homelessness, town council told
The majority of homeless suffer from drug/alcohol dependency, as many as 40 percent are considered mentally ill and a push is on to eradicate homelessness among military veterans. La Jolla Town Cou...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dead whale found off Torrey Pines beach towed to Fiesta Island
A dead gray whale was found floating near Torrey Pines State Beach the morning of March 19, San Diego Lifeguard officials confirmed. The whale, approximately 18 feet long, was discovered floating b...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown, lawmakers expected to introduce drought relief plan
Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon (D., Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D., San Diego) are expected to introduce March 19 emergency drought legislation describe...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hans Petersen found guilty in La Jolla double shooting
After 4¼ hours of deliberations, a jury March 18 convicted Hans Antone Petersen of two counts of premeditated attempted murder in a double shooting of two men in their La Jolla homes in 2013. Peter...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego actually pays the Chargers to play at Qualcomm
Statement:“City currently receives about $2.5 million in rent annually from the Chargers,” according to a city document provided to Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s Chargers stadium task force. Determinatio...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Possible delays seen as I-5/Genesee ramp work begins
Crews began work March 18 to place temporary concrete barriers and restripe lanes on the Interstate 5/Genesee Avenue interchange, which could lead to traffic delays. From 7 p.m. tonight to 5 a.m. M...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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