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Dist. 2 City Council hopefuls Zapf, Boot trade barbs in advance of June 3 primary
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
City Council District 2 hopefuls Lorie Zapf and Sarah Boot jousted at a Pacific Beach Town Council (PBTC)-sponsored debate April 16, with Zapf trading on her City Council experience and Boot attack...
Plans for Point Loma aquatics center site now paddling ahead
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
­After years of delay, plans for a public pool at Liberty Station in Point Loma are finally beginning to move along, although proponents can’t yet claim swimmingly. The city has put out a request f...
Medical pot dispensaries line up for Midway District
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Medical marijuana and the possibility of cooperatives coming to the Midway District, where such businesses are now allowed under a new city ordinance, was the main topic of discussion at the Midway...
Council OKs handover of Dana fields to SDUSD
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
‘The World’s Most Traveled Band’ cinches OB ties
by BART MENDOZA
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Lots of musicians call San Diego home. But even in a crop that includes chart toppers Jason Mraz and Blink 182, Liquid Blue is a standout. The band is one of the best cover bands to be heard, perfo...
Creek to Bay Cleanup to draw 6,000-plus helpers April 26
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
I Love A Clean San Diego’s (ILACSD) signature event, the Creek to Bay Cleanup, is gearing up for its 12th installment on Saturday, April 26 to help restore the pristine nature of the region’s water...
Celebrating all things Cajun at 4-day Gator by the Bay
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend Cajun style this year at Gator by the Bay event, the 13th annual Louisiana parade, music and food festival running from Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11 at Span...
Garden Walk set to woo lovers of Peninsula’s exquisite home beauty
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The 13th annual Point Loma Garden Walk will again showcase eight gorgeous Peninsula home gardens to raise money to support the Dana Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary. The event will be hel...
OB Restaurant and Hospitality Week set to treat hungry guests
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 15 Ocean Beach restaurants will show off their chops at Ocean Beach’s second annual OB Restaurant & Hospitality Week, running from Monday, April 28 through Sunday, May 4. Restaurants will...
Pointers may be turning corner after early-season slide
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s Baseball 101: strong pitching alone is not enough to win most baseball games. Timely hitting and reliable defensive support are also needed. Such has been the misfortune of the Point Loma High...
‘Ocean Beach-opoly’ board game scores big with merchants, customers
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It may not be a monopoly, but Ocean Beach has cornered the market with “Ocean Beach-opoly,” its beach version of the time-honored board game. Ocean Beach “passed go” and has collected $24,000 throu...
Peninsula-area events, April 26-May 21
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SATURDAY, April 26 • Creek to Bay Cleanup, sponsored by I Love a Clean San Diego, 9 a.m. to noon, various locations. For details and available cleanup sites, visit www.creekto-bay.org. • The Point ...
Get involved: Creek to Bay Cleanup to draw 6,000-plus volunteers April 26
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
I Love A Clean San Diego’s (ILACSD) signature event, the Creek to Bay Cleanup, is gearing up for its 12th installment on Saturday, April 26 to help restore the pristine nature of the region’s water...
Trash Sort part of UCSD's Earth Week events
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
UCSD has mapped out what it calls its Earth Week events, scheduled through April 25. They include a Trash Sort, wherein participants are invited to glean recyclables from waste, and a seminar on th...
33rd half marathon to raise funds for community programs
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
April in La Jolla means it’s time for the community’s signature La Jolla Half Marathon. The 33rd running of the annual race, set to begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 27, will feature thousands of ru...
33rd half marathon to raise funds for community programs
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
April in La Jolla means it’s time for the community’s signature La Jolla Half Marathon. The 33rd running of the annual race, set to begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 27, will feature thousands of ru...
Spirit of the Renaissance
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In no way does this oil painting resemble an entry from classical Western Europe — but its creator is no less a Renaissance man. Composer and artist Mark Kostabi was the central figure at a recepti...
Great associates and agents mark Pat Park's realty career
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Prudential Dunn Realtors, an independently owned and operated broker, has been serving beach and inland communities for 40 years. President and CEO Patrick Park, who’s operated the firm for 36 year...
La Jolla, LJCD sluggers are making a pitch for the playoffs
by DAVE THOMAS
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Two area scholastic baseball teams look to make their pitch at winning their respective league crowns this spring. At La Jolla High School, head coach Gary Frank’s Vikings had a recent record of 6-...
Long, historic chapter in La Jolla lore ends with closure of Burns Drugs
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Like the passing of an old friend, La Jolla residents who’ve treasured mom-and-pop Burns Drugs for the past 62 years are mourning the loss of yet another Village bedrock business. The family-owned ...