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Nine-Ten Restaurant and Bar looks good enough to eat, thanks to renovation
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Nine-Ten Restaurant and Bar opened in 2001, the interior’s glut of mahogany fixtures almost seemed to defeat the purpose of the design. Here was an ideal locale, mere millimeters from the ...
La Jolla news and community briefs
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Torrey Pines holiday culinary schedule A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ signature restaurant, A.R. Valentien, and enjoy a prix fixe f...
Would a new vision for Garnet Avenue make the corridor more user friendly?
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
To cope with enhanced online competition to brick-and-mortar retail and other challenges, Discover PB is searching for alternatives to making the heart of the beach community's business district on...
‘Willing to be Lucky’ author Andy Friendly’s lifelong lessons in entertainment
by BLAKE BUNCH
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Andy Friendly has spent the majority of his life around “show business.” His father, Fred, along with close friend and business partner Ed Murrow, created the template for pre-Internet modern telev...
Undercover auto theft operation busts 60 people in San Diego County
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixty defendants have been indicted as a result of “Operation Kill Switch,” an eight-month vehicle theft crackdown, the District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. The undercover operation was c...
Community celebrates Maruta Gardner Day, mural unveiled at MBHS
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Maruta Gardner, killed by an intoxicated driver while painting out graffiti in Mission Beach two years ago, was honored for her volunteerism on Nov. 3 with a day named in her honor, which included ...
Coastal exemption battle against ‘McMansions’
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2015, Sharon Wampler and about 80 of her Bird Rock neighbors started out on a quest to clarify — and tighten — some of the city's rules governing so-called “McMansions,” oversized homes on under...
WineSellar and Brasserie: French restaurant and wine bar
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Winsellar Brasserie in Sorrento Valley is actually five businesses — a French restaurant, wine lockers, a casual wine bar, a wine shop and international wine tours — all rolled into one. And co...
Guitarist David Broza at Lawrence Family JCC
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Israel’s iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist, and UNICEF goodwill ambassador David Broza will embark on a coast-to-coast winter tour this December, celebrating 40 years since the release of his bes...
Scripps nurse delivers baby off the side of a road after car crash en route to hospital
by BLAKE BUNCH
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday, Nov. 6 proved a typical night for Scripps La Jolla ER nurse Dayna Dumont. After a relatively steady night began to wind down, Dumont had the ability to leave a little earlier than usual. Si...
Mission Bay football looks to learn from disappointing season
by DAVE THOMAS
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This fall, the Mission Bay football program found out just how difficult it is transitioning from one head coach to another with not a lot of time to prepare for the season. Despite some strong eff...
San Diego Police investigate officer involved shooting in Bay Park neighborhood
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:35 a.m., the San Diego Police Department Communications Center received a call for help at 2863 Arnott St. The 80 year old victim stated his 47 year old son Kenny Bui had ba...
A Dane now living in San Diego, part 16
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I have been living in San Diego for almost four months now and it is without doubt one of my favorite cities in the world so far. I have been traveling a lot, and San Diego just has a little of eve...
SDFD Lifeguards recruiting for open positions, practice tryout Nov. 18
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego Fire-Rescue Lifeguards are currently recruiting men and women interested in becoming a seasonal lifeguard for an upcoming tryout in January 2018. With more than 40 miles of oceanfront and...
Preliminary hearing for Greatrex to continue Nov. 29
by NEAL PUTNAM
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A San Diego police detective testified Nov. 14 that an agency reportedly paid by Cindy Greatrex for grant writing services when she was president of the La Jolla Park and Recreation Council turned ...
La Jolla church ends bi-weekly dinner for the needy
by BLAKE BUNCH
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego, which has killed 20 people to date, prompted city officials to finally address the growing issue of homelessness. Their solution, however temporary, wa...
Holiday blues at Pacific Beach Library with Earl Thomas
by BART MENDOZA
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bluesman Earl Thomas, appearing on Nov. 26 (2 p.m.) at the Pacific Beach Library, is one of the most dynamic performers to ever call San Diego home. Thomas is both master showman and storyteller, w...
La Jolla man ordered to pay fines for embezzlement
by NEAL PUTNAM
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A La Jolla man has been ordered to pay $313,981 to a mortgage insurance firm and the Internal Revenue Service in terms of five years probation in a mortgage fraud case. Mehran Abazary, 66,  was not...
Education Notebook: Pacific Beach Elementary to perform musical 'Beauty Lou and the Country Beast'
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach Middle - The PBMS annual Toy Drive is in full swing with students bringing in new, unwrapped toys that will benefit less-fortunate children in San Diego. The classroom that collects t...
Westbound I-8 connector to northbound I-5 closed Nov. 18
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Caltrans maintenance crews will close the westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) connector to northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) Saturday, Nov. 18 from 3 to 10 a.m., to repair recently damaged crash cushions. Sig...