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Golf tourney to raise funds for Point Loma shooting victim
by Lisa MacLarty
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I walked a quarter mile in one hour and 15 minutes yesterday. A year and a half ago I could only walk 100 yards in that time,” said 23-year-old Will Barton in March. When Point Loma High School al...
High-speed car chase begun in La Jolla ends in escape
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A motorist who fled from officers in La Jolla on April 28 crisscrossed coastal San Diego for about 45 minutes before pulling over in the East Village and escaping on foot. Patrol personnel were res...
OB surfer bitten by shark off Indonesian coast
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
An Ocean Beach surfer was bitten by a shark off the coast of Bali, Indonesia April 25, riding to shore before passing out. The family of Ryan Boarman, 26, said Boarman was waiting for a wave when a...
Soroptimist International of La Jolla is ‘best for women’
by HANNA LAUKKANEN
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Soroptimist International of La Jolla is a nonprofit organization focused on helping women and girls with services running the gamut from resource for sexually abused women to recognition of high s...
La Jolla writer collaborates with Jane Austen as Mother’s Day nears
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The morning air at the Bennet household was loopy with the pungent scent of fresh teenagers, especially on Mother’s Day. The girls were predictably full of themselves, looking the other way at mom ...
La Jolla writer collaborates with Jane Austen as Mother’s Day nears
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The morning air at the Bennet household was loopy with the pungent scent of fresh teenagers, especially on Mother’s Day. The girls were predictably full of themselves, looking the other way at mom ...
Truck crashes in Point Loma, causes prodigious damage
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In the early afternoon of April 23, an alleged drunk driver in a white pick-up truck traveled at a high rate of speed up Cañon Street in Point Loma, fish-tailed near Willow Street, sideswiped a car...
Pointers fall to Vikings at Petco Park
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For 25 members of the Point Loma High School varsity baseball team, it was an evening they will never forget, three hours of their young lives that will live forever in their memories. On April 18,...
Hone your artistic skills at The Hot Spot Studio
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
If pottery painting and candle making is your thing, check out The Hot Spot Studio in Liberty Station this spring. Budding ceramicists and chandlers can hone their skills at the studio serving all ...
Peninsula Planning Board elects Romanian millennial
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Jon Linney has been elected to lead Peninsula Community Planning Board, which advises the city on important land-use matters. Linney, 24, was elected April 21 to lead the board in his third year of...
THE LOT Liberty Station cinemas and restaurant to open on May 5
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
THE LOT, a luxury lifestyle entertainment company, announced its second location at Liberty Station in Point Loma will open to the public on Thursday, May 5, providing a luxurious, comfortable dini...
Board term limits urged at parks and beaches parley
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A routine discussion about bylaws at La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc.'s April meeting turned into a full-blown debate over term limits. During a discussion of old business, audience members Jeff an...
Bite of Point Loma fundraiser feeds Pointers' coffers
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of hungry, happy people will descend upon Liberty Station's finest restaurants Tuesday, May 3 to sample their tastiest wares during the third annual Bite of Point Loma event. The event is ...
Pot dispensary to expand, former Black Angus to be razed in Midway District
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In April, Midway Community Planning Group approved an expansion for an existing medical marijuana dispensary and got an update from city officials on Sports Arena Boulevard leases. This was also Ca...
School values now more visible at Pacific Beach Middle
by HANNA LAUKKANEN
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Sonja Cayetano, an eighth-grader at Pacific Beach Middle, had her family and 13 volunteers help her complete her school community project on April 23. The group spent their Saturday morning paintin...
Finnish Files: Bikes Boards and Brews a great party
by HANNA LAUKKANEN
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The annual Bikes Boards and Brews was held in Catamaran Hotel On Sunday, April 24. The idea is to have local breweries present samples to patrons in the same place. Also, a lot of restaurants prese...
Audrey's cafe set to open May 3 at UCSD
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday, May 3 marks the grand opening of Audrey’s, the long-awaited café in UCSD’s Geisel Library. Daisies — as well as coffee, tea and other treats — will be plentiful at the new café, named for ...
Finnish Files: Point Loma tastes good
by HANNA LAUKKANEN
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 20, I tasted a lot of amazingly good foods in Point Loma. I attended the Taste of Point Loma event with my Finnish friend Iida and were so full of great food after three hours, that we had...
At least 10 car windows smashed in OB vandalism
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The windows of at least 10 vehicles were smashed in in the early morning of April 25 along a normally quiet street in Ocean Beach. Authorities believe the vandal used a hammer on the vehicles parke...
MarineMax San Diego moves to Shelter Island
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
MarineMax San Diego has moved to a new location, at 2540 Shelter Island Drive, and remains the exclusive Azimut Yachts and Aquila Power Catamaran dealer in the area. Recently, the boat retailer add...