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City services hours for Labor day, Monday, Sept. 1
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Here's the city administration's agenda for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Public Safety: Police and Fire emergency crews will not be impacted. Station 38 (citywide emergency dispatch center) will be ...
Council torpedoes Faulconer’s veto on minimum-wage hike
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At a special meeting called during its August recess, San Diego City Council voted 6-2 on Aug. 18 to override Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s veto of the city’s hourly minimum-wage ordinance, which provide...
Planners tackle concerns, nuances of Veterans’ Plaza rock-wall design
by TONY de GARATE
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of a new Veterans’ Plaza in Ocean Beach say the project is generating excitement and useful feedback as it’s being pitched to various government entities for approval and private groups ...
Oversize-vehicle ordinance now in effect; enforcement in September
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The clock is ticking as the new Neighborhood Parking Protection Ordinance meant to curb abuse by oversize motorized or non-motorized vehicles taking advantage of free residential parking has begun,...
Quick Hits
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
POLICE PROBE STABBING IN ROSEVILLE/FLEETRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD Investigators are looking into a late-night knife assault on Aug. 18 in which a man was stabbed three times in the chest on Scott Street i...
Peters touts bipartisanship, economic stimulation in sprint for state’s 52nd Congressional District
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Trading on his bipartisanship and collegiality, 52nd Congressional District incumbent Scott Peters, a Democrat, branded his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio, as “divisive, something Congress does...
Series of poolside tryouts slated for 2015 city lifeguard positions
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Those interested in taking a shot at a lifeguard job for the summer of 2015 with San Diego Lifeguard Services will have ample opportunities to prove their skills and lifesaving techniques. Lifeguar...
Council backs hosting 35th America’s Cup
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council this month passed a resolution brought forward by District 2 Councilman Ed Harris in support of San Diego hosting the 35th America’s Cup to be held in the summer of 2017.  The Unif...
On vacation with the Peninsula Beacon
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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...
Peninsula-area events, Sept. 2 to Oct. 1
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TUESDAY, Sept. 2 The Sharp Senior Resource Center will host a free blood-pressure screening by registered nurses at the Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St., from 9:30 to 11 a.m. No appointment i...
GUEST VIEW: Building density issues continue to be at forefront of concerns
by CITY COUNCILMAN ED HARRIS
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I appreciated the feedback of community members regarding density in the Aug. 14 Peninsula Beacon.  It is critical for District 2 residents to be engaged in the community planning process so they c...
Pointers set to avenge stinging playoff loss with 2014 season opener
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2014 edition of the PLHS football team begins its season right where the 2013 squad saw its season come to a bitter end. Head coach Mike Hastings takes his newest Pointers back to Oceanside’s E...
Big changes on tap at Oggi’s Liberty Station
by FRANK SABATINI, Jr.
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Reigning as Liberty Station’s first full-service restaurant, Oggi’s Sports|Brew-house|Pizza is expanding its menu and beer program to the tune of a new audio-visual system that will arrive just in ...
Starlit Productions emerges as powerful arts backer in SD music scene
by BART MENDOZA
Aug 28, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ocean Beach is home to a plethora of musicians, artists and poets, but even in a crowded field, Joseph Stevens and Starlit Productions is a standout. Alongside his wife, Jennifer, Stevens has spent...
Kid Ventures to open Liberty Station facility in December
by CONTRIBUTION
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Kid Ventures, San Diego’s only boutique-style indoor “edutainment” facility for young children, announced plans to open its third location in the county at Liberty Station in December. The 5,500-sq...
Designer’s Consignment adds upscale feature to heart of downtown OB
by KATEY HICKS
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
There is something wonderful happening in Ocean Beach. No, I’m not talking about the mouth-watering food or the bikini-fueled summer that is coming to a close. You will now notice that when you mak...
Visitors gain glimpse at the historic Cabrillo Lighthouse close up
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
An estimated 573 guests swarmed the historic Cabrillo Lighthouse on Aug. 25 for a rare opportunity to explore the top of the lighthouse during a free admission day as part of the National Park Serv...
New school year ushers in plenty of campus changes for students and staff
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 28, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a fresh start to a new school year beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 for the nine institutions of the Point Loma Cluster of Schools (PLCS) in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD). The PLCS b...
City’s plan to uproot illegal pot shops is a slow, arduous process
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Even with a new city medical marijuana ordinance in place and applications pending for licensed cooperatives in the Peninsula, a number of pre-existing, unlicensed dispensaries continue to fly unde...
Abandoned remodel giant on Plum St. draws attention of city officials
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After years of inaction, authorities are finally going after an abandoned remodel on Plum Street on a corner lot in Point Loma. “I filed criminally against the owner of the perpetual remodel at 167...