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Ambitious community projects march forward
Two developments being championed by the Ocean Beach Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) — Saratoga Park and Veterans’ Plaza redevelopment — are forging ahead. Started in 1993, the OBCDC is a...
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Point Loma family with sick infant rescued from their distressed vessel
A critically-ill infant aboard her Point Loma family's damaged sailboat who was rescued by the military and Coast Guard and Air National Guard parachutists on April 3 about 925 miles off Cabo San L...
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Walkers ready to put best foot forward in fight against MS
A three-mile fundraising walk along San Diego Bay benefiting the war on multiple sclerosis will culminate at Liberty Station on Saturday, April 26. The 2014 San Diego County Credit Union Walk MS at...
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Kiwanis to host 65th Easter Sunrise Service
The Kiwanis Club of Point Loma will again present an ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service at the Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive in Point Loma, on Sunday, April 20. The servic...
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Birch Aquarium grunion run is under way
This is La Jolla, after all, and everybody at one time or another seems to get deep into the perennial tradition that is surfing, even if only as observers. But this time of year, a species of smal...
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shades of good stuff in OB
In a generous display of community partnership, Jeff Levitt (center) of Shades Oceanfront Bistro in Ocean Beach recently made a personal visit to drop off some delicious finger sandwiches, salad an...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peninsula planner tosses hat in ring to fill in for Faulconer
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) will sport some new faces following an election and members agreed to a controversial street vacation and approved positioning of non-solar airport noi...
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OB man admits to rapes, faces possible 30-year sentence
An Ocean Beach man accused of sexually assaulting two women in OB pleaded guilty to both attacks March 3 and faces a prison sentence of 30 years to life. Richard Christopher Butts, 26, and his atto...
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Merchants in Point Loma assembling think-tank for mutual best interest
The most recent “meeting of the minds” between Point Loma and Ocean Beach community leaders, which took place recently at Shades Oceanfront Bistro, bodes well of things to come. “We brought both si...
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Midway planners share frustration over illegal vehicle encampments
The newly rechristened Midway Community Planning Group in March heard about illegal vehicle encampments and an ambitious “urban trail” proposal. Previously called the North Bay Community Planning G...
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Network reforming for robust new business improvement district for Midway Corridor
An effort is under way to re-establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in the Midway/Pacific Highway Corridor community that would border Old Town, Point Loma, Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach. ...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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People in the News
OB ARTIST AMONG THOSE FEATURED AT 2014 ArtWalk Organizers of Southern California’s largest fine-arts festival, the Mission Federal ArtWalk, have unveiled the distinguished gathering of featured art...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Claudia Jack claims honor as Irish Woman of the Year
One of Ocean Beach’s own, Claudia Jack, associate director of OB MainStreet Association, has been named 2014 Irish Woman of the Year. Jack is a board member of the Irish Congress of Southern Califo...
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Get ready to get your Irish on
As St. Patrick’s Day nears, Ocean Beach is getting it’s Irish up with The Fooks, a locally grown band that’s cutting it’s first album and morphing from harder rock into a more traditional blend of ...
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Planners balk at Navy’s jet-fuel pipeline project along Rosecrans
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) heard updates from interim Mayor Todd Gloria this month, postponed reconsidering a street vacation on Plum Street and approved two of three airport noi...
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