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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 | 1 1 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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An appreciation: Remembering Stella, ‘the Jewel of Shelter Island’
You may have heard her enthusiastic howls as she traveled along Shelter Island Drive with her dad at the wheel of their truck, her name "Stella" emblazoned on the passenger’s door. Yet now, the dis...
Aug 20, 2017 | 1 1 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man stabbed at Robb Field Park in Ocean Beach
A group of people had congregated at Robb Field Park about 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 17. A verbal argument started between two males. The argument turned physical. A Hispanic male suspect stabbed a 20 year...
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coral Bells find inspiration in Ocean Beach
San Diego’s music community continues to draw performers from all over the U.S., with Ocean Beach as ground zero for many of the new arrivals. While not everyone ends up staying in the area permane...
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma will be lit for football home opener
Sometime around 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 25, someone will flip a switch (or two or three) and Bennie Edens Field will be instantly bathed in bright, new LED lighting. That action, however simple, took 93 ...
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma’s marathon man runs to 100 on Aug. 20
If you think 67-year-old David Parker isn't going to try to run his 100th half-marathon at America's Finest City Half Marathon on Sunday, Aug. 20 — you've got another thing coming. After last year'...
Aug 18, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pointers ready for Wildcats as football season starts under the lights
Every year, there are factors that motivate high school football teams to give their all in pursuit of victories and league championships. But the Point Loma Pointers have one huge motivation to go...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Dane now living in San Diego, part III
Is it normal to just ask strangers how they are doing? After four culture-shocking days in Los Angeles, the next part of our road trip was driving up Highway 1 to San Francisco. We started our adve...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach residents express anger at Target deal
With big box retail versus mom-and-pop vying nationwide, that same scenario is playing itself out in Ocean Beach with the battle over a Target Express proposed on Newport Avenue. In what might be s...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jered Weaver announces retirement from Major League Baseball
Jered Weaver announced on Aug. 16 that he has retired from Major League Baseball following a playing career that spanned 12 seasons.  “I’ve decided to step away from baseball. While I’ve been worki...
Aug 16, 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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Will you marry me?’ Photographer looking for couple in this image
Does anybody know this couple? Photographer Jay Gould captured the moment on March 25 at 8 p.m. in Pacific Beach and would like to share it with the couple. Gould was part of a group of photographe...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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