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La Perla Cocina Mexicana is a winning combination
It is always fun to try a new restaurant when you go with a group of friends. La Perla isn’t exactly new – it has taken over where “Hector’s” used to be, but they have cleaned up the restaurant, an...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowling alley coming to Ocean Beach
Voltaire Beach House has a new addition coming: a bowling alley. Hoping to capitalize on a recent resurgence of the sport, Voltaire Beach House general manager Gabriel Shanty said the time was ripe...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: San Diego loves its Gulls, but improvements could be made
The San Diego Gulls recently completed their third season at the Valley View Casino Center, failing to make the American Hockey League playoffs for the first time after losing six of their last sev...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A sad tale for a mama hummingbird
Several weeks ago, my friend Ron noticed a beautiful “happening.” A small bird was building a nest in his Chaparral tree. It flitted around for awhile and to his amazement one of the smallest nest ...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma artist Jon Koehler featured at ArtWalk
Jon Koehler is a master craftsman of gigantic proportions. The designer, welder and fabricator, creates ginormous steel sculptures. Abstract and free-form patterns that stem from a barrage of “craz...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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After five-year run and a pricey 2016 redesign, The Hake closes doors
The axiom is that 50 percent of all businesses fail within the first five years. The latest evidence has visited the Village in the form of a troubling development in the neighborhood’s thriving re...
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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SDPD to begin bait bike program in Ocean Beach and Point Loma
At a press conference at 12:45 p.m. at Veterans Plaza in Ocean Beach on Tuesday, April 24, District 2 Councilmember Lorie Zapf will be joined by San Diego Police Department’s Western Division, will...
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma Playhouse to hold 10th anniversary gala
Wherever he’s lived, David Sein seems to plant theater houses. The first playhouse he founded was in Palm Springs and the second Sein established soon after moving to La Jolla. In 2006, it was Poin...
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge denies motion to dismiss Greatrex case
A judge turned down a request Friday to dismiss the embezzlement case against Cindy Greatrex who is accused of stealing $67,935 from the La Jolla Park & Recreation Inc. Board while she was its pres...
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iron Pig Alehouse to hold benefit for Operation Greyhound
Passion is what gets the staff at Iron Pig Alehouse to come to work every day. While serving delicious food and drinks is part of it, the restaurant takes pride in their involvement with the Pacifi...
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be Seen Optics in Bird Rock: Frames suited to one’s needs
Be Seen Optics in Bird Rock is a place for eyewear which is hard to compare. It serves eyeglass wearers of all types, but especially those whose tastes run toward the more exotic, colorful or inter...
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Playa Books offers a ‘Bookstore Crawl’ and book club
Many people are surprised to find out that Point Loma has a second-hand book store and that the books being sold there seem to be in pristine condition, because almost all of them are only “slightl...
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Archie, the last dog rescued from South Korean meat farm, was adopted
(According to the San Diego Humane Society, Archie was adopted by a couple on Monday.) Eight years ago, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) designated April as “Pr...
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gator by the Bay festival pre-party set for Tio Leo’s
On April 25, Tio Leo’s will be the site of a Gator by the Bay festival pre-party. The festival brings the music of New Orleans to Southern California, mixing blues, zydeco and jazz for a sound that...
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Criminal proceedings suspended for Point Loma murder suspect
The attorney for a man suspected of killing his former boss at a Point Loma auto shop in 2011 asked a judge Friday to get another doctor’s opinion about his mental competency before a ruling. Crimi...
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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