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On vacation with the Peninsula Beacon
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s vacation time! Peninsula Beacon readers are heading out of town and taking their favorite hometown paper with them! Take us with you to whatever corner of the world you may be visiting and sha...
Shooting victim, a PLHS alum, continues stunning recovery
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
During our first waking hour every day, most of us routinely do what Will Barton is still relearning. Barton, a 2010 Point Loma High alum, was shot three times at close range with a 45-caliber hand...
Airport shares update on Lindbergh’s north-side redevelopment progress
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Midway Community Planning Group (MCPG) was recently brought up to speed by officials from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (SDCRAA) on Lindbergh Field’s north-side redevelopment....
Planners updated on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up in July to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron. The advisory group a...
WILD AND WACKY WEATHER, BUT ALWAYS A SIGHT TO BEHOLD
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Mother Nature generated some wild and unexpected weather over the last week, churning out ear-splitting thunder, lightning flashes, heavy downpours and stiflng humidity across the beach communities...
City Council OKs OB Community Plan update 9-0
by TONY de GARATE
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Making the firmest possible statement in support of promoting the community’s small-scale character, the San Diego City Council on July 29 approved a long-sought document designed to guide and regu...
Hope rekindled for expansion of tiny OB Branch Library
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. The will unquestionably exists with the renewed effort to expand Ocean Beach’s tiny — but vital — library. Now a way has to be found to pay for it. Originally b...
Anchovy armada in OB fueling feast for sea life, sea birds
by JORGE VALCARCEL
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been out to the Ocean Beach Pier lately, you have probably seen the large numbers of pelicans, terns, dolphins and sea lions feasting. These predators are reaping the benefits of large ...
Ringling Bros. Circus returns with ‘LEGENDS’ extravaganza
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Circus officials say children of all ages will believe in the unbelievable with the all-new Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey spectacular “LEGENDS,” coming to the Valley View Casino Center (former...
Turner unafraid to take his show on the road
by BART MENDOZA
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The world of music may have gotten technologically more advanced over the years, but at its core, nothing will ever replace the need to rehearse and tour. The latter is crucial to an artist’s succe...
New leader to nurture Point Loma Arts Camp’s growth
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 34th summer, scores of children ages 5 to 15 are singing, dancing, acting, writing poetry and making lots of art as they explore their creativity at the Point Loma Arts Academy under the gu...
Point Loma Nazarene now a contender in the NCAA
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The day has arrived for Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) to proudly declare itself an active member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). PLNU cleared the final step of the N...
12th annual Young Anglers’ Tourney readies for a reel good time for fishers
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Young anglers ages 6 through 15 are invited to compete in the free 12th annual Young Anglers’ Tournament at the Shelter Island Pier, located at 1776 Shelter Island Drive. The annual fishing competi...
Hodad’s in OB savors success of 45 years — and counting
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hodad’s and its fabled hamburger is as original and unconventional as its owner/operator, Michael “Bossman” Hardin. “Part of our success is that people see how genuine it is,” said Hardin, who has ...
Peninsula-area events, Aug. 1 to Aug. 16
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AUG. 1-2 Visionary Dance Theatre will present “Travelogue: An Evening of Dance with Jeanne Travers and Dancers” from 8 to 10 p.m. both days at the Performing Arts Center at Point Loma High School, ...
Local Israelis, Palestinians renew dialogue amid escalating conflicts in Middle East
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Renewed hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians have rekindled local dialogue between supporters of both sides and those advocating peace. With the conflict in Gaza escalating and bloodshed o...
Torrey Pines infrastructure plan laid out at traffic group parley
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Sidewalks and view corridors will be improved and steep slopes will be stabilized as part of the first two phases of Torrey Pines Corridor improvements. That was the good news delivered by First Di...
Correction
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
An Internet-based article in the July 25 print edition of La Jolla Village News should have stated that a committee making recommendations to the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) dis...
Harris marks 100 days in office with outreach, tangible changes
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
During his first 100 days, District 2 City Councilman Ed Harris has attended 39 community meetings and events, organized three Town Hall forums and overseen numerous street and other infrastructure...
Quick Hits
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
TRIAL DELAY GRANTED IN PB PEDESTRIAN’S DEATH A Nov. 3 trial date has been set for an Air Force veteran accused of gross vehicular manslaughter while under the influence of prescription drugs in the...