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Junior Lifeguard Foundation proposes building in Mission Beach
Lifeguards, aspiring lifeguards and their parents turned out at Mission Beach Precise Planning Board’s (MBPPB’s) July 21 meeting to support presentation of conceptual renderings of a proposed Junio...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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IDW Publishing earns accolades, awards at Comic-Con
IDW Publishing, one of the nation’s largest comic book publishers, which opened new headquarters in Liberty Station recently, had 11 nominations – and won three awards – at this year’s San Diego Co...
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma High grad battling back from near fatal shooting
On any balmy summer night, hundreds of people can be found strolling the length of the Ocean Beach Pier. But for one frequent visitor, that stroll remains a struggle. Will Barton steps cautiously a...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buyer found for former Midway Post Office site
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is in negotiations with a buyer for the abandoned Midway Post Office site, once the central mail processing and distribution facility for all of San Diego Co...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma High to hold 90th Anniversary Gala, will revive the school’s hall of fame
An upcoming 90th Anniversary Gala celebration of Point Loma High School's history will coincide with the induction of newly elected members of a revived hall of fame that plans to add new alumni an...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peninsula planning discusses pocket park, billboard issues
In July Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB), after lengthy discussion, tabled a motion to spend more than $800,000 in development impact fees (DIF) for creation of a pocket park at the end of...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midway group listens to pitch from medical marijuana reps
Midway Community Planning Group (MCPG) heard a pitch from attorneys representing medical marijuana cooperatives, who expressed that industry’s willingness to work with the community to help solve l...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High surf and thunderstorms expected this weekend
Thunderstorms, higher than average surf and strong rip currents could develop along the San Diego County coastline this weekend as the remnants of Hurricane Dolores weaken and move offshore from Ba...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council unanimously supports zero waste plan
The San Diego City Council’s nine members voted unanimously July 13 to support a proposed zero waste plan with the goal of diverting 75 percent of the waste generated in the city away from landfill...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport Authority allows Lyft and Uber to operate at Lindbergh Field
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority recently signed permits for ridesharing companies Lyft and Uber to begin operations at San Diego International Airport (SAN) as part of a pilot progr...
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beacon travels
Dan and Laura Dennison with their son Fletcher and his new wife Jackie at their wedding at Skibo Castle in Scotland. According to Dan, it was an incredible event – like a storybook – the wedding ce...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The day of the Dolphin, the billboard and the PLA
Years ago, the Village of Point Loma was blighted by a dozen or more billboards, the removal of which became a priority for the nonprofit Point Loma Association (PLA). Only two of those billboards ...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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OB seagull logo sold to local businessman
The iconic Ocean Beach seagull logo has been sold. What that means remains to be seen, but new logo “steward” John McCoy, owner of Ocean Gifts & Shells at 4934 Newport Ave., is open for suggestions...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabrillo National Monument Park to double entrance fee
Effective Nov. 1, 2015, Cabrillo National Monument (CNM) in Point Loma will increase entrance fees for visitors from $5 to $10 per vehicle for seven-day entry, as well as increasing the annual park...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midway District in transition and poised for growth
Recent activity in San Diego's Midway District in Point Loma reflects a renewed interest in capital investment in the area, and is a signal of a robust economy, said Kyle Clark, senior director at ...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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