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A Dane now living in San Diego, part 12
As a Dane moving to the United States, one of the most culture-shocking things here is that there is so many people living in the streets. In San Diego, you see homeless people sleeping at the beac...
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balboa Park rapist sentenced to 55 years to life
A convicted rapist who sexually assaulted a woman in Balboa Park was sentenced Friday to 55 years to life in prison. The victim told San Diego Superior Court Judge Louis Hanoian how the May 5, 2016...
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confusing arrows perplex drivers on Point Loma street
While Point Loma residents disagree about many aspects of vehicle traffic, two painted arrows on the pavement of Catalina Boulevard have brought them together in unanimous harmony. Call it "The cas...
Oct 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitney Shay hustles to play Backyard Kitchen & Tap
Vocal powerhouse Whitney Shay performs with her group, The Hustle, at the Backyard Kitchen & Tap on Oct. 27. One of the area’s major talents, Shay can do it all, from bar room blues to melancholy b...
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vehicle topples iconic Loma Portal streetlight
An elderly driver sustained only minor injuries when he drove his car into one of the decorative, iconic streetlights in Loma Portal last week. The male driver, alone in the car, sustained only min...
Oct 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A conversation with world-renowned oceanographer, Walter Munk
Walter Heinrich Munk was born on Oct. 19, 1917. He is a physical oceanographer and professor of geophysics emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla. He is one of the world's fore...
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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This award-winning pumpkin will fly
Point Loma High alum Jon Berndes, who now lives in East County, “really” knows how to grow pumpkins. Every year he brings in the cream of the crop. As you can see, he didn't disappoint again this y...
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma Association hands out annual Lighthouse awards during annual dinner
The Point Loma Association held its annual awards dinner titled “Gems & Jewels of Point Loma,” Oct. 4 at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on Shelter Island. The event included a live auction and award p...
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian struck by car on La Jolla Shores Drive
On Thursday, Oct. 12 a 65-year old male was driving his Chevy Spark westbound on Downwind Way as a 59-year-old male pedestrian was walking eastbound on La Jolla Shores Drive. The Chevy Spark turned...
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The King Taylor Project – a union of blues and funk
San Diego is currently going through a musical renaissance, with exciting new performers emerging seemingly weekly. One of the most promising new combos in town, The King Taylor Project, who perfor...
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Dane now living in San Diego, part 11
I have been living in San Diego for a little more than two months and I love it so much, that I never want to leave. One of the things that I love the most about living here are all the beautiful b...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pointer’s QB gets invite to the Big House
A Point Loma High football player took a very special trip last weekend after quarterbacking his team in a Friday night game. Pointer senior Kyle Grady was working out on the University of San Dieg...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bay City Brewing offers crowlers for craft beer lovers on the go
One local brewery has found a simple way to blend the great outdoors with craft beer that tastes like it was just tapped – even when you’re nowhere near a brewery. With its new, state-of-the-art ma...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Lomans run neighborhood animal hospital
West Coast Animal Hospital is your friendly neighborhood veterinarian. Recently opened at 5267 Linda Vista Road in a strip mall including Ballast Beer, the animal hospital is operated by husband-an...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Las Vegas mass shooting: Ocean Beach man who helped transport injured to hospital, receives new truck
During the recent tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which 59 people died and more than 500 were injured, Ocean Beach resident, and former Marine, Taylor Winston did what he was trained to do: H...
Oct 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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