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Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
UC San Diego study: Anyone Can Be an Innovator Students given incentives to innovate are just as skilled as the self-motivated, research finds. What are the traits of an innovator? Is it an inheren...
La Playa Books offers a ‘Bookstore Crawl’ and book club
by JUDI CURRY
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people are surprised to find out that Point Loma has a second-hand book store and that the books being sold there seem to be in pristine condition, because almost all of them are only “slightl...
Archie, the last dog rescued from South Korean meat farm, still needs a home
by LUCIA VITI
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight years ago, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) designated April as “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” month. Despite working daily to end animal brutality, A...
Ocean Beach Beerfest at Dog Beach on April 29
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If a 20-pound dog drinks a beer in five minutes, the shock to his system is the same as that of a 200-pound man drinking 10 beers in the same amount of time. If you go to the inaugural Ocean Beach ...
La Jolla-based act, Blue Largo, to play at Gator by the Bay
by BLAKE BUNCH
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While Blue Largo, who maintains a steady flow of musicians in their lineup, have two of their members based out of UTC, Eric Lieberman says that they are a “San Diego” band. He and his wife, Alicia...
Homeless man stabbed in Mission Beach
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A 51-year-old homeless male was sleeping in his vehicle at 800 San Fernando Place on April 21 at 1:45 a.m. He was awakened by an acquaintance who was knocking on the vehicle window. The victim open...
Mission Bay’s baseball, volleyball and track in mid-season form
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Track and field The boys and girls teams come into this week with perfect marks of 4-0. According to head coach Danny Perez, sophomore TK Berhe, nephew of marathon runner Meb Keflezighi, leads the ...
Gator by the Bay festival pre-party set for Tio Leo’s
by BART MENDOZA
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 25, Tio Leo’s will be the site of a Gator by the Bay festival pre-party. The festival brings the music of New Orleans to Southern California, mixing blues, zydeco and jazz for a sound that...
Village Merchants host dockless bike forum with majority of companies represented
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Three of four dockless bike companies justified their business models in April before the La Jolla Village Merchants Association before fielding tough questions from a mostly hostile audience. Atte...
Cancer survivors bond on boats and in competition on Mission Bay
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
How do female San Diegans observe 10 years of surviving and thriving after cancer? Members of Team Survivor Sea Dragons are marking the milestone with a 26.2-mile fundraising dragon boat paddle aro...
Criminal proceedings suspended for Point Loma murder suspect
by NEAL PUTNAM
Apr 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The attorney for a man suspected of killing his former boss at a Point Loma auto shop in 2011 asked a judge Friday to get another doctor’s opinion about his mental competency before a ruling. Crimi...
Mission Bay to play host to Jim Cerveny Invitational on April 21
by DAVE THOMAS
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Given the opportunity to compete against some of the best track athletes in the greater San Diego area, Mission Bay track members will be in action Saturday, April 21 at the second annual Jim Cerve...
Judge denies Greatrex’s request to dismiss embezzlement case
by NEAL PUTNAM
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge turned down a request Friday to dismiss the embezzlement case against Cindy Greatrex who is accused of stealing $67,935 from the La Jolla Park & Recreation Inc. Board while she was its pres...
Reward offered for info on suspect in Ocean Beach hit and run
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck a pedes...
Education Notebook: Mission Bay senior selected to join 'Girls On Ice: Cascades Expedition Team'
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High - MBHS distinguished senior and HL biology student Alessandra Garcia (right) has been selected to join the “Girls On Ice: Cascades Expedition team" this summer. She is one of nine ...
One pedestrian killed, one seriously injured in one week
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In two separate crashes, a 22-year-old has died and a 92-year-old received life-threatening injuries within three days of each other. The crash resulting in life-threatening injuries occurred while...
Raptor man: One group's dedicated effort to educate the public on importance of conservation
by BLAKE BUNCH
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The seemingly unnatural relationship between man and predatory birds has such ancient roots that falconry terms have become a part of our everyday lexicon. “He’s been hoodwinked.” “They look haggar...
White Sands Retirement Community completes $20M renovation
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A $20 million, multi-year renovation of White Sands has transformed the high-profile La Jolla luxury retirement community into a resort. Located at 7450 Olivetas Ave., White Sand's residential unit...
Pacific Beach AleHouse celebrates a decade of quality brew, food and service
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach AleHouse, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is truly both a brewery and a restaurant. “We are really 50-50,” said Pacific Beach AleHouse general manager Johnny Leal. “We do ...
Pacific Beach pushes to move Farmers Market to Garnet Avenue
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebuffed in their initial attempt to relocate the Tuesday Farmers Market from Bayard Street to Garnet Avenue in the heart of the Pacific Beach business district, community leaders were back again f...