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Peninsula Beacon - Business
Creative Treasure – for those in search of the authentically unique
In the heart of Eastern Africa, south of Kenya, there lives a tribe called the Maasai. Though the Maasai have lived a self-sustaining and nomadic lifestyle for centuries, in recent years they have ...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma couple earn accolades for customizable, sustainable bottle stopper
Stop me if this sounds familiar. You’re at party on the beach. All your friends are here, and plastic bottles crowd the table. You crack open a drink and take a sip, but set it down when your frien...
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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En concordia boutique expands in Point Loma
In 2009, Theresa Renfro incorporated en concordia with the desire to bring to life an organic home and garden and clean beauty boutique to give urban farmers, home chefs and lovers of healthy natur...
Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New home decor and gardening shop in Ocean Beach
Dinosaurs and shells with sweet little succulents inside. Planted driftwood, pillows and beautiful artwork. At Botanica Home and Garden in Ocean Beach they specialize in handmade home decor featuri...
Aug 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find Shangri-La in a glass, drink beer and help Tibetan orphans
Matthew and Maria Gates are helping Himalayan orphans one craft brew at a time. How is the mother-son business duo accomplishing that? Via Shangri-La, an all-natural philanthropic craft beer import...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals know where to go for flats: Bernie’s Bicycle Shop an institution in Ocean Beach
A visit to Bernie's Bicycle Shop in Ocean Beach is a trip back in time. The neighborhood bike shop's space is small. Its vibe is local, coastal. The style is strictly mom-and-pop. Bernie, the guy w...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Apricot Yarn & Supply opens in Liberty Station
Apricot Yarn & Supply is the definition of mom and pop. On a typical afternoon, owner Sara Heckman, two of her children and her mom can be found in their retail space tucked away in Liberty Station...
Aug 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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That’s the spirit: Moniker General to launch cocktail venue
Even as it falls apart around your ears, your bathroom doesn’t get a re-do without the proper tools and materials and lots of planning. Neither do you buzz your lawn unless your mower’s crazy with ...
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bicycle Warehouse hits 25 year mark, celebrates with its Africa Project
“It’s your world; ride it!” proclaims the tag line at Pacific Beach’s Bicycle Warehouse retail and repair center. Co-owner Debbe Simmons thinks it has a nice ring, and as the warehouse marks its 25...
Jul 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oakmont of Pacific Beach luxury assisted living center to open in August
Oakmont of Pacific Beach is the savoir-faire of senior care. The brand new, 74-unit, three-floor, 72,266-square-foot luxury assisted-living and memory-care community at 955 Grand Ave. will hold a p...
Jul 27, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Intrepid Network offers multimedia solutions for business communications
Josh Utley views things through the prism of the Internet and social media. These days, things are looking up. Utley, president/CEO of Intrepid Network, a multimedia services and business solutions...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car's Jars opens new shop in Point Loma
Native Obecian Carly McHenry started out with an online business manufacturing and delivering salads and other healthy meals in Mason jars. Three years later, Car's Jars has become so successful th...
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pacific Records in Midway successfully signs local and national talent
When it comes to music, writing and recording the songs is the easy part. Getting music distributed, and placed in stores, now that’s the hard part. While the digital revolution has certainly made ...
Jul 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local woman creates new versatile and comfortable yoga pants
Necessity is often noted as the mother of all invention – and rightfully so. But what happens when you tag on dedication, resolve and the determination to succeed? Larissa Miller, the driving force...
Jul 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma Coffee percolates new name
TechOutfitters, at 1302 Rosecrans St., opened last September as a full service coffee bar and tech store that also provides phone repair at the corner of Dickens and Rosecrans in Point Loma Village...
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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