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Filmatic Festival, ArtPower!'s mini Comic-Con, is set
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Legend 3D, a Del Mar firm that produces many Hollywood 3-D movie projects, outgrew its first campus before construction was completed. Platt College, a premiere digital media design school in San D...
Filmatic Festival, ArtPower!'s mini Comic-Con, is set
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Legend 3D, a Del Mar firm that produces many Hollywood 3-D movie projects, outgrew its first campus before construction was completed. Platt College, a premiere digital media design school in San D...
Veteran lifeguard tapped to finish out remainder of Faulconer’s term
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It took two ballot rounds for the San Diego City Council to select Point Loma resident Ed Harris, a longtime lifeguard and former Marine, to fill the District 2 seat vacated by now-mayor Kevin Faul...
Birch Aquarium to party down for Earth Day
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Planet Earth is home to 7 billion people, which translates to an increase of 3,500 percent over the last 500 years. That kind of growth can’t help but put a crimp in nature’s resources, which is wh...
Beach lifesavers ask for budgetary boost for staff, equipment needs
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The lifeguards responsible for the lives of 20 million-plus beachgoers along San Diego’s 17-mile coast who made more than 5,000 water rescues in 2013 are asking for a little more than $5 million ov...
Has U-T's Papa Doug lost his appetite for print?
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In a recent editorial, we suggested U-T San Diego owner/publisher Doug “Papa” Manchester, who has been gobbling up local independent newspaper publications like corn flakes, had his own — and not p...
Long, historic chapter in La Jolla lore ends with closure of Burns Drugs
Apr 18, 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 ...
Politics, and La Jolla's love, didn't escape Bob Hildt's notice
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On the solemn occasion of a community memorial for Rob Hildt, Bird Rock neighbor and friend Steve Dowdy recalled a political “battle” between the diehard conservative Republican and his liberal dau...
Filmatic Festival, ArtPower!'s mini Comic-Con, is set
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Legend 3D, a Del Mar firm that produces many Hollywood 3-D movie projects, outgrew its first campus before construction was completed. Platt College, a premiere digital media design school in San D...
Janice Thompson, 87, nature enthusiast
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Janice Thompson, a longtime teacher at the private Evans School, passed away peacefully at her Pacific Beach home on Saturday, April 5, surrounded by family. She was 87. When once asked what her dr...
MB Women’s Club helps local heroes with heroic fundraising of their own
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mission Beach Women’s Club (MBWC) raised $27,000 and counting at its annual April 5 fundraiser at Mission Bay Yacht Club to aid the local, selfless heroes of Pacific Beach Fire Station 21. The ...
Eager for an ecodistrict in PB? Now is time to get your two cents’ worth in the mix
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that experts have weighed in on how Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and Mission Bay Park can become more eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable, it’s up to local residents to make that happe...
Roll up those sleeves for Rose Creek, Earth Day awareness
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With Earth Day fresh in the minds of environmental advocates, the Pacific Beach community is being asked to pitch in for the annual, roll-up-the-sleeves Creek to Bay Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Sat...
Huge PB School Yard Dash fundraiser ready to sprint
by KEITH ANTIGIOVANNI
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools will host its largest annual fundraiser for Mission Bay High School and Pacific Beach Middle School on Saturday, April 26 at De Anza Cove in Mission B...
Remember When?
by John Fry
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REMEMBER WHEN there was a Union 76 station at Ingraham and La Playa streets? I took this night shot on Aug. 1, 1982. It’s now a mixed-use residential building, soon to feature a Promiscuous Fork ea...
Must Do
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The 13th annual Point Loma Garden Walk is set for Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is a self-guided tour of eight private gardens in the Fleetridge area of Point Loma. There is ...
Education Notebook
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MISSION BAY HIGH • Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW), a student organization at UC San Diego, is offering a Student Sustainability Outreach Day on Thursday, April 24, at Mission Bay High Scho...
Egg-citement builds for Easter festivities
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach and Mission Beach residents will have a multitude of events and activities to look forward to during the Easter weekend celebration — including an Easter egg hunt at the beach and oth...
Pushing a world-class recording studio in PB
by BART MENDOZA
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego’s music community has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, and nowhere is this more evident than in the businesses that have been established surrounding the performers them...
Sip ’N’ Stroll event to showcase all that North Pacific Beach has to offer
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year’s inaugural North PB Sip ’N’ Stroll business street fair was so successful that organizers held a workshop recently to solicit public input on how to make this year’s second annual event ...