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Dia de Portugal set for June 11 in Point Loma
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A day to honor and preserve the Portuguese culture and heritage in San Diego is scheduled for Saturday, June 11. This year’s Dia de Portugal is free to the public and will take place at the UPSES P...
Pointer pitches perfect game
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
On May 11, Point Loma High School Pointer junior varsity baseball player Austin Correia lived every pitcher's dream when he threw a perfect game at La Jolla. Correia faced the minimum 21 batters, a...
Point Loma fiddler plays while musical passion burns
by BART MENDOZA
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego’s music community has plenty of musicians kept busy by their peers who want to incorporate their sound into new music. But even among ubiquitous local session cats such as David Fleminger...
Where did all the kids go? Thoughts on imminent demolition of Mission Beach Elementary School
by SCOTT CROSBY
May 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve driven down Mission Boulevard lately, you may have seen the giant banners hanging from the decaying hulk of the Mission Beach Elementary School. They show renderings of the fancy new thre...
Some shark bites are better than others; Tower Paddle Boards building a national brand
by TERRI STANLEY
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Stephan Aarstol, founder and CEO of Tower Paddle Boards, says he had never heard of the reality show “Shark Tank” when he got a call in 2011 from one of their producers asking if he would appear on...
City bans bath salt components as synthetic drugs
by NEAL PUTNAM
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The synthetic drugs in bath salts and the cannabinoid Spice – which have caused hundreds of overdoses – were banned Monday in an 8-0 vote by the San Diego City Council. The drugs are sometimes sold...
Hammond’s Ice Cream to host deal-filled kick-off
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hammond's Gourmet Hawaiian Ice Cream, with locations in Point Loma, Pacific Beach and North Park, is hosting a summer kick-off special event at all three locations Saturday, May 28 from noon to 11 ...
Entrepreneur Gina Champion-Cain’s secret to success? Do what you love
by NICOLE SOURS LARSON
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If you ask serial entrepreneur Gina Champion-Cain the secret to her success across an ever-evolving range of businesses, her answer is clear. "It's really simple. I just do what I love. I never wou...
Coastal residents discuss short term vacation rentals
by DAVE SCHWAB
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
“If it doesn't fit, you must not permit,” quipped John Thickstun at Pacific Beach Town Council's May 18 meeting arguing against allowing short term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. La...
Take Flight with City Ballet at spring fundraiser
by LAINIE FRASER
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Adventure, food and high flying fun awaits those in attendance at this year's City Ballet of San Diego spring fundraiser as they celebrate 23 years of ballet. On Sunday, June 5, ballet fans are inv...
Romeo and Juliet are getting married
by LAINIE FRASER
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2012 City Ballet of San Diego received standing ovations and endless praise for its performance of “Romeo and Juliet.” This year, the Pacific Beach-based ballet company’s final show ended with a...
Gelson’s to open Pacific Beach store May 26
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Gelson’s Markets will be opening its third San Diego-area store in Pacific Beach located at 730 Turquoise St. on May 26. The opening will be celebrated throughout the week, commencing with a ribbon...
Caltrans closes North 805 section for bridge, highway work
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Caltrans will close all lanes on northbound Interstate 805 from La Jolla Village Drive/Miramar Road to Interstate 5 tonight, May 30, from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closure is necessary for bridge and...
France’s Alaphilippe becomes youngest winner of Amgen Tour of California
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After 782 miles and eight days of racing, 23 year-old Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) of Etixx – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team clinched the 2016 Amgen Tour of California championship, becoming the youngest ...
France’s Alaphilippe becomes youngest winner of Amgen Tour of California
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After 782 miles and eight days of racing, 23 year-old Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) of Etixx – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team clinched the 2016 Amgen Tour of California championship, becoming the youngest ...
Deep-fried pizza, steampunkers and an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme at this year’s fair
by LAINIE FRASER
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
As the largest fair in California, attracting more than 1.5 million people last year alone, the San Diego County Fair hopes to break the attendance record with this year's theme, “Mad About the Fai...
Teamwork makes everything sing, Bishop’s volleyballer says
by ED PIPER
May 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Having been to the prom the night before, and with a volleyball playoff game scheduled later in the day, Nico Langlois is playing it pretty cool. He looks rested and is animated in a conversation a...
AROUND THE BLOCK: From Pacific Beach Drive south down Mission Boulevard
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cannonball Sushi with a splash! Besides the delicious California cuisine Pacific Rim influences and sushi, this oceanfront restaurant is also serving up the best view in San Diego. It’s never been ...
Education Notebook: Mission Bay High School talent show set for June 10
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High - Mission Bay High School annual talent show titled “Get Your Act Together!” will take place 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 10 at the MBHS auditorium. With cash prizes, celebrity judges an...
City attorney candidates debate short-term rentals, homeless issues
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Four of five candidates running for city attorney in November to replace termed-out Jan Goldsmith crossed swords at a May 11 Pacific Beach public forum, tackling hot-button issues like short-term v...