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EDITORIAL: Extremism on either side should not drive SeaWorld debate
The documentary “Blackfish” and Point Loma High theater students reacting to it with a public-service announcement calling for SeaWorld to eliminate orca show performances has ignited a chain-react...
Apr 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: David or Goliath? Who really has your community’s best interest at heart?
There’s a battle for freedom and independence going on. But this time, it isn’t a British invasion. It’s real-estate baron “Papa” Doug Manchester, the owner/publisher of the U-T San Diego. Manchest...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MBHS class of 2014 needs graduation site in friendly territory
As a parent of a Mission Bay High 2014 graduating senior, I am looking for help with our situation.  We may be too late to the game on this one, but I have to try everything.  I know that several M...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's Surf Scoop: To surf or not to surf: that is the question
Having been a wave rider for the past 50 years or so, there have been very few occasions where I have been out of the ocean for more than two weeks or so. These timeouts have occurred due to travel...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor’s Office is taking enforcement of dispensaries, food trucks seriously
I’m happy to report the work in the Mayor’s Office is charging full-steam ahead. My staff and all city employees are dedicated to doing the peoples’ work. They are knowledgeable professionals in th...
Oct 11, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drysuits: outerwear for inner-space astronauts
Trekking through outer space may not be an option for most, but inner-space travel is doable for those with a diver certification card and access to a body of water. For either realm, dressing for ...
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's Surf Scoop: It's nature's way — so be prepared
Even though we’re headed into fall, the recent warm weather means we’re all still out on the beaches and in the surf in droves. Like most things in life, all good comes along with a little bad. Ear...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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An update on the state of the Mayor’s Office
It’s been a distracting and difficult summer for San Diegans. It was my intention to spend the summer months focused on what I cared about: improving my Council District 3 neighborhoods, advocating...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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PB Town Council grateful for preservation grant
The Pacific Beach Town Council wishes to thank District 2 City Councilman Kevin Faulconer for his support preserving a piece of Pacific Beach history. Faulconer awarded a $10,000 grant for the pres...
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's Surf Scoop: What to expect from the summer surf
Hey kids! Here are my thoughts and hopes for the summer that lies before us. Judging by the water temp at this time, I think it’s safe to say that we’re in for a warm one. With the water temperatur...
Jun 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's surf scoop: Local surfing legend joins Beach & Bay Press for all things surf-related
Editor’s note: Bird Huffman, owner of Bird’s Surf Shed, is teaming up with the Beach & Bay Press for a regular surfing column to feature trends, products, locations and everything else related to s...
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember When?
DON’T HAVE THE exact date, but the processor stamped March 1979 on the back of this photo. I took the picture because Mount Cuyamaca, which you probably can’t see, was completely covered in snow. M...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember When?
IT WAS SHIROI HANA FISH MARKET, SUSHI BAR AND RESTAURANT when I took this photo in the mid-1980s. I think it offered New Orleans cuisine when it was called Café Beignet. I’m not sure what name it w...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Council installs officers; offers up thanks for support
The 2013 Pacific Beach Town Council (PBTC) Board of Directors would like to offer a sincere thank you to all of the civic and community leaders, PBTC members and guests who showed their support by ...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember When?
REMEMBER INGRID’S DELI AND RESTAURANT at 1520 Garnet Ave.? Willie Skinner took this photo around 1980. I must not have been paying attention, because it’s now Haiku Sushi ’n’ Teppan Restaurant. And...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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