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Small crimes raise larger concerns for PB residents
A crime spree of sorts in PB has residents wondering why and brainstorming as to what they can do about it. Hardly a day has gone by recently when there hasn’t been, among the daily reports of lost...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surfers honor legend with paddle-out
More than 100 surfers honored legendary Point Loma surfer Barry Ault, who died Christmas day of a Staphylococcus infection following a session in the water, with a paddle-out at Luscomb's Point on ...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Activists raise awareness of climate change with ‘high tide line’ event in Mission Beach
Thick chalk lines drawn along the Mission Boulevard sidewalk in Mission Beach on Jan. 19 represented the high tide flood line projected to occur within the next 35 years by scientists at the Scripp...
Jan 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women testify on nude photos in ongoing 'revenge porn' trial
Eleven women have testified to the consequences of their nude photos having been posted online by a “revenge porn” website operator who sought money in exchange for the pictures' deletions. Twenty ...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council OKs permit fee among medical pot regs
San Diego City Council voted 8-1 Jan. 20 in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee of nearly $1,100 for annual operati...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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