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Council backs hosting of 35th America's Cup in San Diego
by Staff and contribution
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
City Council on Aug. 7 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 Unified Po...
Weekend rip currents expected along area beaches
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Rip currents and higher-than-normal surf are expected along the San Diego County coast today, Aug. 21, with waves up to seven feet through the weekend. A swell out of the south headed toward Southe...
Race officials revving up for San Diego Bayfair Festival
by JOHNNY McDONALD
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego Bayfair officials report it will take a workforce of 700 volunteers to put on this year’s popular hydroplane boat racing and entertainment festival, set for Friday, Sept. 12, through Sund...
Rip currents expected along area beaches
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Rip currents and higher-than-normal surf are expected along the San Diego County coast today, with waves up to seven feet through the weekend. A swell out of the south headed toward Southern Califo...
James Freeman Gilbert, Scripps geophysics researcher, 83
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
James Freeman Gilbert, Scripps geophysics researcher, 83 James Freeman Gilbert, a renowned professor emeritus of geophysics in the Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Ph...
Three local facilities play crucial role in Ebola fight
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The consensus among local scientists and scholars who recently weighed in on experimental drug use in the treatment of two Ebola-infected Americans is that, under the circumstances, it was morally ...
Race officials revving up for San Diego Bayfair Festival in September on Mission Bay
by JOHNNY MCDONALD
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego Bayfair officials report it will take a workforce of 700 volunteers to put on this year’s popular hydroplane boat racing and entertainment festival, set for Sept. 12 through 14. “They cov...
ROOM TO ROAM: SeaWorld plans to double size of orca environment
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SeaWorld’s answer to animal-rights activists’ charges that its killer-whale exhibit is commercial exploitation came Aug. 15 as the marine-mammal park announced plans to nearly double the size of it...
City struggles to uproot illegal pot shops in PB
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a stalemate in the battle over medical-marijuana dispensaries in Pacific Beach, as seemingly one unauthorized cooperative opens or reopens for every one that closes. Generating continued fr...
Council torpedoes Faulconer’s veto on minimum-wage hike
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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...
PB Hot Rod, Classic Car show: a bounty of bikinis, wheels
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s Pacific Beach Hot Rod and Classic Car Show is gearing up to be one of most entertaining yet, with a bikini contest, a Michael Jackson impersonator and more than 200 classic cars and mot...
PB Town Council’s gala wine, beer tasting on tap for Aug. 24
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
EVENT SERVES AS CRITICAL FUNDRAISER FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS The 13th annual Pacific Beach Town Council (PBTC) wine and beer tasting and silent auction to benefit local schools is set to welcome residents...
Downtown hotspot tailors its brand just for Pacific Beach By FRANK SABATINI JR.
by FRANK SABATINI, Jr.
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Slow-cooked meats, Trader Vic’s mai tais and craft beer are among the creature comforts calling patrons back to the two-level space formerly occupied by Nick’s at the Beach on Thomas Street. After ...
Must Hear
by BART MENDOZA
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Comedy has returned to Pacific Beach! Wednesdays at Reds Saloon are now dedicated to laughs and fun, with touring comedians topping off each night. On Aug. 27, the club will feature a set from Nebr...
Live Music
by BART MENDOZA
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jazz fans won’t want to miss a rare appearance by pianist Chase Morrin at Dizzy’s on Aug. 22. One of the hot new rising jazz stars in San Diego scene over the last five years, Morrin’s schedule has...
DeMaio, Peters to square off for state's key 52nd Congressional District seat
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GOP CONTENDER TOUTS PLATFORM OF REFORM IN CAPITOL Former San Diego City Councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, a Republican who is running against Democratic Congressional Dist. 52 incumb...
Buccaneers' new caption
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mission Bay Cluster has revealed the naming of Ernest Remillard as the new principal at Mission Bay High School. Remillard was the principal at Pacific Beach Middle School, and he said he is re...
Locals to get say on planned Balboa Avenue Trolley Station
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach and La Jolla residents can weigh in on the design of three new trolley stops, including one at Balboa Avenue, at a public workshop Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Commun...
Quick Hits
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
COUNCIL VOTES TO BAN E-CIGS WHERE SMOKING ALREADY PROHIBITED San Diego joined several other local cities on July 28 in banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where conventional smok...
High school students complete unique project focusing on water quality at local waterfronts
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A High Tech High 11th-grade class recently began publishing the results from its unique oceanic research proj-ect that uncovered water-quality issues in San Diego and exploring the public’s general...