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Back to school blues turned to beige at PBES
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Would an elementary school by any other color still be as attractive? Not if it’s bright blue, said neighbors of Pacific Beach Elementary School at 1234 Tourmaline St. A “crisis” over color was ave...
High-tech system saving energy for Ocean Park Inn
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Independently owned Pacific Beach hotel Ocean Park Inn is making a name for itself environmentally, using top-of-the-line, energy-saving technology. The beachfront hotel, at 710 Grand Ave., is upgr...
Legalizing marijuana would be a public health tragedy
by SCOTT CHIPMAN
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Many Pacific Beach residents were dismayed on Aug. 13 to see a full page color ad for an illegal “pot shop” (collective) in the Beach & Bay Press. Not long ago there were 25 of these marijuana reta...
Riford Library sets unveiling of public biotech laboratory
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters are scheduled to assemble San Diego pioneers in education and science Sept. 1 to unveil a groundbreaking biotech lab at La Jolla-Rif...
Orange County's 24 carrots to open UTC eatery
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
24 carrots, an award-winning Southern California catering and events company, has signed a lease to open a new Bistro 24 in One La Jolla Center, on the first level of a new 15-story office tower at...
A La Jolla cottage for $9 a month? Those were the days!
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In the late 1800s, during La Jolla's early development, beach bungalows were the preferred style of home, and they were mainly used as seaside retreats and vacation homes. These simple cottages als...
Search resumes for missing swimmer off Sunset Cliffs
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A little after 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, San Diego Lifeguard and Rescue Team responded to a 911 call from a group of young adults who were enjoying the ocean on a dangerous beach without lifeguards ...
La Jolla Jewish Center ex-CFO to surrender, commence 1-year term
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The former chief financial officer who embezzled more than $400,000 from La Jolla's Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center will surrender Oct. 9 to begin a one-year federal prison term handed down...
AROUND THE BLOCK: The cornucopia
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The short commercial strip along La Jolla Boulevard south of Marine Street has an abundance of small businesses, everything from bagel shops to fitness studios to car care. “The Detail Shop offers ...
USS Ronald Reagan leaves San Diego for Japanese port
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After 11 years in port at San Diego, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Aug. 31 will begin a voyage to its new home port in Yokosuka, Japan, according to the Navy. The Reagan is one of three ai...
Hammerhead spotted off La Jolla Shores for second straight day
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in as many days, lifeguards issued a shark advisory Aug. 30 after a hammerhead was spotted about two miles from La Jolla Shores, the same area in which a hammerhead was seen the...
Pedestrian hit by car in PB; driver caught on the run
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A suspected drunken driver who crashed into a woman in Pacific Beach was arrested as she attempted to run away, a San Diego police officer said Monday, Aug. 31. A sedan being driven by a 24-year-ol...
Cop killer granted parole
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said Friday, Aug. 28, that in spite of her office’s vigorous arguments against it, the State Board of Parole has granted parole to Jesus Cecena, 54...
Officer kills armed man at Mission Valley CVS
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A man threatening people with a box cutter at a store in Mission Valley was shot and killed by a police officer Aug. 28 when he began advancing toward the lawman, police said. Someone called for he...
Have the Cove's sea lions learned to clean up their mess?
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Friday, I had a lovely lunch (is there any other kind along Prospect Street?), one that saw me arrive uncharacteristically early. Spare time at the Cove is a precious commodity, so I thought I...
Controlled substances: Natural High is the program of choice as school year is set to begin
by SANDY LIPPE
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Students in La Jolla and University City, along with about 130,000 in the rest of San Diego Unified School District, will hit the bricks running on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 8. La Jol...
Cove lifeguard station work delayed a third time
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Lifeguards have to wait a little longer to move into a new $1.85 million station at La Jolla Cove, as the project has been delayed yet again. The City of San Diego Public Works Department said the ...
Education Notebook: Football Friday at Mission Bay High
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High -MBHS orientation days are next week, and it is important for all students to attend. The schedule is as follows: Ninth graders – 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, (meeting with pri...
Adventures with Helene: Nourish your spirit at Trilogy Sanctuary
by HELENE GERASIMCHUK
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Trilogy Sanctuary is a beautiful rooftop café that offers an organic, vegan, gluten-free menu, a variety of yoga classes and services to nourish the spirit. I first heard of Trilogy from a friend o...
Pointer student wins national tennis title
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A member of the Point Loma High School tennis team joined a longtime friend to win a national doubles championship. Ivan Thamma, who will begin his junior year next month, teamed with another Calif...