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Billionaire and philanthropist Conrad Prebys dead at 82
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
High-profile San Diego businessman and philanthropist Conrad Prebys, who donated generously to the zoo and educational and medical facilities, among others, died Sunday, July 24 following a battle ...
Montana convicted of attempted murder of CBS’ Kyle Kraska
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After 5 ½ hours of deliberations Wednesday, a jury convicted a house painter of pre-meditated attempted murder of CBS sports director Kyle Kraska and making a death threat against the manager of th...
AROUND THE BLOCK: From Fanuel down Garnet to Ingraham Street
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Restaurants, retail shops, and Mr. Frostie pack this block that runs from Fanuel Street, down Garnet Avenue to Ingraham Street. New dental office The Franco Realty Group has represented the landlor...
The mysterious jetty cats of Mission Beach
by LAINIE FRASER
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Six years ago Audrey Stratton made 85 feline friends on a walk around Mission Bay. Today, she works to help maintain their health and safety. The jetty at the end of Quivira Way in Mission Beach ho...
Former coach gets jail time for sex with minor in La Jolla
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A former gym coach who had sex with a 15-year-old girl at La Jolla Shores was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail and must register as a sex offender for life. Patrick Jay Wehrung, 25, was give...
Peters, Atkins brief Pacific Beach Town Council on issues
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It was meet your legislators night July 20 and Pacific Beach Town Council had two of them – Congressman Scott Peters and State Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins – present to clue beach resident...
Name change has Pacific Beach restaurant in lease squabble
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The owners of Tony Roma's in Pacific Beach recently ended their affiliation with the Tony Roma's chain becoming Beachtown BBQ and Grill. Now pressure is being brought to bare on restaurateurs Peggy...
Cruise Mission Bay with a bluesy soundtrack on Bahia Belle
by BART MENDOZA
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bahia Belle cruise will have a great live soundtrack from Carrie Shannon & The Midnight Rollers when it sets sail on July 29. Led by the brassy vocals of Shannon the band is really good at elec...
Albion SC Pros fall in West Region final, but gain success in Pacific Beach
by DAVE THOMAS
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they came up a little short in last weekend’s National Premier Soccer League West Region final at Mission Bay High School, the area’s Albion SC Pros soccer team had quite a season to boot....
FITzee Foods and Deaf Man’s BBQ win biz pitch competition
by LAINIE FRASER
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local entrepreneurs are headed to Boston in December to compete for $10,000 and a year-long business mentoring program after competing in the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Compe...
La Jolla clothing thieves sentenced
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Two people who were involved in high-end retail clothing thefts from stores in La Jolla and elsewhere were sentenced Monday to 180 days and 96 days in jail respectively. Lorena Gabriela Ramirez, 43...
Padres trade Upton to Toronto for pitching prospect
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Padres announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Hansel Rodriguez from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. and cash considerations. Executive vic...
Coco Ho wins Supergirl Pro in Oceanside
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Day three of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro – the largest all-women’s surf contest in the world and the only WSL Women’s QS6000 event in North America – came down to a battle between two Hawaiian ...
Rio report: Don’t let Zika hype scare you away from Brazil
by JOE CAPOZZOLI
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re old enough to remember the early days of “Saturday Night Live,” you surely remember skits John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Garrett Morris starred in as recurring characters: ...
Buccaneer to represent Pacific Beach at Rio Paralympics
by DAVE THOMAS
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It can be easy for many individuals when the chips are down to fold their tents and go home. That said, many others will stand and fight. Such is the case with one Mission Bay High grad, a young ma...
DecoBike plans to add more beach bike stations
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The battle to remove two existing DecoBike stations on Pacific Beach's boardwalk continues despite city opposition and amid reports that the bike-sharing company may be further expanding its coasta...
Wine Pub patio to feature outdoor movie night
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see an outdoor movie in San Diego, Point Loma offers many options, but none like the one-time venue of the outdoor patio at The Wine Pub.  On Saturday, July 30, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:...
Fundraiser for Autism Tree Project Foundation on July 28
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Flip flops and aloha shirts, flowers in your hair and a smile. Celebrate together for a great cause in paradise at the sun-kissed Kona Kai Club, 15551 Shelter Island Drive, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Ju...
Sassy Reuven to speak about raid at Entebbe
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Chabad of Pacific Beach will host an exclusive evening with Elite IDF commander Sassy Reuven, who will share his first-hand account of how Israel pulled off the greatest hostage rescue in history, ...
No additional jail time for La Jolla Bank bribery
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A businessman who paid a $15,000 bribe to a La Jolla Bank manager, who demanded the fee so he could get a $1.8 million loan, has been ordered to pay $922,582 in restitution. The restitution ordered...