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Harris marks 100 days in office with outreach, tangible changes
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
During his first 100 days, District 2 City Councilman Ed Harris has attended 39 community meetings and events, organized three Town Hall forums and overseen numerous street and other infrastructure...
Quick Hits
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
TRIAL DELAY GRANTED IN PB PEDESTRIAN’S DEATH A Nov. 3 trial date has been set for an Air Force veteran accused of gross vehicular manslaughter while under the influence of prescription drugs in the...
GUEST VIEW:
by JANET POUTRE
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of what some are calling the East Bay Communities (Bay Park, Bay Ho, Overlook Heights and western Clairemont) are organizing an event they hope will raise the neighborhood’s awareness of ...
SANDAG seeks public input on trolley plan document, new environmental wrinkle
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) invites public comment on a supplemental environmental document for the Mid-Coast Trolley extension project that will evaluate a previously unident...
SeaWorld, animal activists take their war public at airport
by STAFF AND CITY NEWS SERVICE
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) revelealed it has placed another anti-SeaWorld message at San Diego's airport. The 20-foot-long banner is intended to discourage attendees arrivin...
Massive post-Fourth of July cleanup targets holiday debris in the beach communities
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 650 volunteers gathered at four popular beaches on July 5 to assist with the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County chapter’s annual post-Fourth of July “Morning After Mess” beach series.  By...
Inside the hookah-lounge craze
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re looking for an offbeat entertainment alternative while you’re down at the beach, check out a hookah lounge. And if you’re so inclined, there are about a half-dozen lounges to choose from ...
PB strip mall’s complete overhaul finalized, ready for surprising lineup
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The musical chairs in the Staples-anchored strip mall at 1650 Garnet Ave. between Jewell and Ingraham streets has stopped, with five businesses taking their “seats” and demolition beginning Aug. 1 ...
Pros, cons cited after OK of minimum-wage hike
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Will raising the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by Jan. 1, 2017 make San Diego more affordable for those with lower incomes, or will it ultimately harm workers by costing them a chance at jo...
City OKs tougher water restrictions
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After three successive years of drought, the city has issued a Level 1 alert calling for citizens to voluntarily participate in water-conservation measures, including not watering lawns more than t...
Bird's Surf Scoop: summer ocean gremlins return
by BIRD HUFFMAN
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, it is officially summer, and you know what that means, right? I'm not talking about the longer days and warmer evenings. Not even thinking about the crowds and lack of easy parking anywhere w...
Live Music
by BART MENDOZA
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re back! After a lengthy hiatus, long-running night spot Brick by Brick has reopened its doors under new management. The venue has been partially remodeled and there has been no time wasted in...
Must Hear
by BART MENDOZA
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With a lineage that can be traced back to 1964, The Farmers are one of the most important combos to ever call San Diego home. Currently featuring longtime leader Jerry Raney, alongside such local l...
Sports travel clubs: conflict of a young athlete’s school ties or independent betterment
by ED PIPER
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in the day, the young athlete had it relatively simple: play for the school sports team or play Little League baseball, Pony League and Colt League. There might be a batting cage in town (and ...
Che Cafe is far more than an indie rock venue
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor's note: A preliminary-injunction hearing on the fate of UCSD's Ché Café arts/entertainment venue is scheduled for Aug. 1. If the Ché prevails, it will remain in operation until a final settl...
Family Auto Service: where old is new again
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Heinz Gietz Autohaus is no longer – but its replacement, Family Auto Service, promises to continue handling European models while broadening its field to include all foreign and domestic vehicles. ...
Brave New World: Sports travel clubs are a young athlete's boon
by ED PIPER
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in the day, the young athlete had it relatively simple: Play for the school sports team or play Little League baseball, Pony League and Colt League. There might be a batting cage in town, and ...
Nesting seagulls halt lifeguard station construction
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Nesting seagulls have caused a temporary construction halt that might delay completion of the new La Jolla Children’s Pool Lifeguard Station from this fall to next summer. Construction work on the ...
The agenda -- everything you could possibly do in La Jolla for the foreseeable future
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
FRIDAY, July 25 • Book signing, 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave., suite U. Novelist Deborah Harkness will discuss and sign her novel The Book of Life. Reserved seating is available. Cal...
Ordinance group OKs Boffo theater design plans, George's terrace expansion
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla Planned District Ordinance (PDO) Committee gave two big thumbs up to Boffo Cinemas’ preliminary design plans for its remodel/addition of the former Jonathan’s Market site at the committee'...