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Residents voice concerns at Point Loma town hall meeting
The Point Loma Association held its annual town hall this week and introduced a new format. Following the introduction of incoming association chair Clark Anthony and an award ceremony for influent...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City bans bath salt components as synthetic drugs
The synthetic drugs in bath salts and the cannabinoid Spice – which have caused hundreds of overdoses – were banned Monday in an 8-0 vote by the San Diego City Council. The drugs are sometimes sold...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coastal residents discuss short term vacation rentals
“If it doesn't fit, you must not permit,” quipped John Thickstun at Pacific Beach Town Council's May 18 meeting arguing against allowing short term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. La...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City attorney candidates debate short-term rentals, homeless issues
Four of five candidates running for city attorney in November to replace termed-out Jan Goldsmith crossed swords at a May 11 Pacific Beach public forum, tackling hot-button issues like short-term v...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crews still cleaning up 1,700-gallon diesel spill
Crews were still working this week to clean up thousands of gallons of diesel fuel that spilled from a tanker truck into a large bird sanctuary in the San Diego River near Old Town. Morena Boulevar...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike to Work Day on May 20 in San Diego
Bike to Work Day is a national event celebrated annually on the third Friday in May as part of National Bike Month and was originated by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956 to increase public...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego schools to reduce standardized testing, focus on achievement
San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten recently announced a significant reduction in the amount of high-stakes standardized testing at local schools. Instead, the former teac...
May 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Important deadlines for June 7 Presidential Primary
Residents have only one more week to register to vote or change your voter registration status in the June 7 Presidential Primary Election. If you’re not sure whether you’re registered or what part...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drought still top of mind as El Nino threat is fading
The weather phenomenon known as El Nino is fading, and drought conditions remain entrenched in San Diego and the rest of California, according to a pair of reports released May 13. The Climate Pred...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser set for PLHS administrator battling cancer
Point Loma High School vice principal Kevin Gormly is continuing to battle a brain tumor found in October after he experienced severe headaches. Now, a fundraiser is being planned at his wife's sch...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New leader takes reins at Point Loma Association
There will be a changing of the guard at Point Loma Association's annual town hall forum and election from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at the Portuguese Hall at 2818 Avenida de Portugal. Outgoin...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Que pasó? Taco Man taken in Pacific Beach
San Diegans have endlessly searched for the region's best Tacos. Now, one thief has his favorite Taco Man. On or around Friday, May 6, someone decided to help themselves to a billboard that was pro...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free pizza for donation to Pacific Beach schools
Pacific Beach and surrounding communities are invited to help raise money to benefit Friends of Pacific Beach Elementary (FOPBE) and Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools (FOPBSS) from 11 a.m....
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former SeaWorld manager pleads guilty to fraud
A former manager at SeaWorld pleaded guilty May 5 to wire fraud when he defrauded SeaWorld out of $818,000 by creating 100 invoices on his company computer for a phony merchandise company that clai...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Correia Middle schoolers honored for documentaries
A class of middle schoolers from Correia Middle School in Ocean Beach participated in a nationwide documentary contest called StudentCam, held by the C-Span cable television network, with three win...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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