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Shelter Island Boat Launch to remain closed for July 4
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Construction of the new Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility continues to make progress but, unfortunately, the launch ramp will remain closed to the public during the July 4 holiday. The Port of Sa...
USTA renames Girls’ 16s and 18s National Championships in honor of Billie Jean King  
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The USTA Billie Jean King Girls’ 16s and 18s National Championships presented by adidas, which have been renamed by the USTA to honor the tennis legend, will be played Aug. 4-12 at the Barnes Tenni...
Point Loma Nazarene and UC San Diego named in 25 Best Beach Colleges' ranking
Jun 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
College Consensus, a unique new college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published their ranking of the 25 Best Beach Colleges at collegeconsensus.com, an...
Ocean Beach man pleads guilty to hit and run charge
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jun 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
An Ocean Beach man pleaded guilty Thursday to felony hit and run in which he struck a Good Samaritan who was helping a stranded couple on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard. Jaron Blake Hillyer, 27, faces up ...
Karl Strauss hosts new season of Arts & Amps
Jun 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer has officially kicked off at Karl Strauss Brewing Co. with the launch of a new season of Arts & Amps. Now in its fourth season, Arts & Amps has blossomed into a festival-like experience inco...
Bicyclist struck by motorcyclist on Nimitz
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A 51-year-old male was riding his Yamaha motorcycle southbound on 4600 Nimitz Blvd in the No. 1 lane while a 45-year-old man was on a bicycle crossing Nimitz Boulevard at 4 p.m. on June 22. The bic...
Updates on pipeline replacement project in Midway District
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pacific Beach Pipeline South Replacement Project is replacing approximately 7.6 miles of water main and approximately 1.6 miles of sewer main in the Midway/Pacific Highway Corridor and Mission ...
UC San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene named in 25 Best Beach Colleges' ranking
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
College Consensus, a unique new college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published their ranking of the 25 Best Beach Colleges at collegeconsensus.com, an...
Pacific Beach patio furniture thief to be sentenced
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A prolific thief who took patio furniture from Pacific Beach homes will be sentenced July 5 and the probation department is contacting victims for their input. Some residents had security camera vi...
Listen to the Beach & Bay Podcast: June 13th, 2018 Edition
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest Beach & Bay Podcast is now online!
Community briefs for Ocean Beach and Point Loma
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Claudia returns Due to the popularity of her previous Ocean Beach Historical Society Program, Claudia Jack is back to talk about her OB tales going back to when she came here in 1957 at 7 p.m. on J...
City Council members float styrofoam ban; some Ocean Beach eateries support measure
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s likely another commonly used petroleum-based product that could join single-use plastic bags in the banned category if City Council members Barbara Bry and Chris Ward get their way. Polysty...
San Diego receives national award for using recycled water to make beer
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The City has received a national award for an event celebrating the pioneering use of recycled water to make beer. The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recognized the City’s Pure Stone ev...
Ocean Beach has a love affair with skateboarding – celebrate international Go Skateboarding Day on June 21
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I n Ocean Beach, skateboards are more than just a piece of maplewood with wheels. Skateboards are a method of transportation, a statement of identity, and are deeply ingrained in the vibrant beach ...
High school student has the scoop on newspaper internship
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Not all juniors in high school can say that they got an opportunity to write for a local newspaper for five weeks and produce two front page stories; I am fortunate enough to say I have. My name is...
Bicyclist hit by car in Mission Bay area
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A 50-year-old male was riding his bicycle northbound at 1400 East Mission Bay Drive, without any lights on his bike at 11 p.m. on June 19. A 52-year-old male driving a Nissan 350Z, northbound 1400 ...
The Elegant Truffle satisfies sweet tooths in Point Loma
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking for delicious, homemade truffles, cakes, caramels, and many other mouth-watering desserts? The place to satisfy your confection craving is The Elegant Truffle, located at 1111 Scott St. in ...
Point Loma High dedicates music room to late student
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 6, Point Loma High School and its music program paid tribute to the late Eric Pratt, naming a campus building music room in his memory during a short ceremony. “Eric was a drummer in the ba...
Creative arts student receives Rebecca Lenci scholarship at Point Loma High
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Point Loma High student Caroline Sickler recently received the Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship at the school’s Senior Awards Night. With a creative mind and a passion for the ...
PLHS co-valedictorian makes sweet music
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Co-valedictorian Jonathan Omens has dressed in a tuxedo to play in formal Point Loma High orchestral performances, and someday he hopes to pull on a white lab coat as a physician. Omens finished in...