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Toys for Tots: Open for business
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Toys for Tots coordinators at San Diego's Marine reserve want you to know that all fire and lifeguard stations in Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach and La Jolla Shores are drop-off poin...
So Others May Eat holiday meal set
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
So Others May Eat will be hosting its fifth annual Christmas dinner party for San Diego's hungry and those in need on Friday, Dec. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at La Jolla's Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Churc...
3 of 4 hospitalized in collision chain
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Three out of the four drivers involved in a Dec. 18 chain of collisions in the Point Loma area were hospitalized, police said. A 26-year-old man driving a 2008 Chevrolet shuttle van north on Nimitz...
2014: the theater year in review
by CHARLENE BALDRIDGE
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Exclusive of highly touted turkeys, it’s a fact that created critters were among the most impressive things seen on San Diego stages in 2014. Most jaw-dropping of all were the multitude of puppets ...
At OB's Mixte Communications, everything is new
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
An Ocean Beach entrepreneur has a new company name, a new storefront, a new brand and a new direction. “Empowering nice companies” is the mission statement of Mixte Communications, formerly Jamie O...
Flu shots: No, thanks -- better safe than sorry
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Last November, little Marysue Grivna reportedly survived the prospect of a rare disease long enough to play a game of tag. Four days later, the 10-year-old Tampa girl fell ill with Acute Disseminat...
PLHS players, coach named to fall honors teams
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Point Loma High senior athletes and a coach received the highest all-San Diego Section California Interscholastic Federation honors, and others were named to All-League Teams as awards were a...
NTC, OB bike stations approved and ready
by DAVE SCHWAB
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Though the Peninsula won’t be included in the initial rollout of bike share beginning Oct. 30 in downtown San Diego, six locations in Liberty Station, and four in Ocean Beach, are approved and read...
Congestion charge may solve Peninsula traffic woes
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
AMC’s television show “Hell On Wheels” is a favorite in our household. The wife likes westerns; I like history. The series traces the rough-and-tumble challenges of constructing the Transcontinenta...
SDUSD Subdistrict C: Mike McQuary's resume says it all
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The baton of leadership was recently passed from Scott Barnett to Mike McQuary in San Diego Unified School District’s (SDUSD’s) Subdistrict C, which includes all coastal schools west of Interstate ...
School district, YMCA sign NTC pool pact
by DAVE SCHWAB
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Though a Request for Proposal (RFP) on Peninsula YMCA's bid to construct and operate a new pool at NTC LIberty Station is stalled, the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) board recently passe...
Noted wildlife photographer has seen it all; now you can too
by DAVE SCHWAB
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
He's taken some four million photographs of animals in their natural states – and wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen’s new book, “The Last Great Wild Places,” is a compendium of the finest work...
Navy eyes relocation of fuel pipeline to enhance mission
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Navy has released a draft environmental assessment of its fuel pipe relocation project in Point Loma, to which the Peninsula Community Planning Board has responded with a list of concerns. The ...
Adele Shank, UCSD playwright program founder, dies at 74
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Adele Edling Shank, who developed and led UCSD's playwriting program, died Nov. 27 in San Diego. She was 74. Pioneer of a writing style called hyperrealism, Shank joined the UCSD faculty in 1981 as...
Elder abuse, embezzlement charges filed against piano shop owner
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After a months-long investigation, criminal charges have been filed by the District Attorney's Office against a Bird Rock merchant whose business practices have been called into question. “There ar...
SD needs to get itself together on medical marijuana
by AARON MANNIS
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Aaron Mannis is a political science major at San Diego State University. The legalization of marijuana has been one of the most controversial issues in America during recent election cycles. With t...
CD golfer Savannah Magallon has a clear view of the fairway
by ED PIPER
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
You look at a golfer out on the links, and you think all that is going on is selecting a club, setting up a shot and working on the short game, when what is really going on is moral support, a shou...
UC assailant committed to mental hospital
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A man suspected of stabbing a biotech executive near the Westfield UTC was committed Dec. 3 to a state mental hospital after a judge declared he was mentally incompetent to stand trial for attempte...
Wildlife photographer Mangelsen has seen it all; now you can too
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
He's taken some four million photographs of animals in their natural states – and wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen’s new book, “The Last Great Wild Places,” is a compendium of the finest work...
HOME IS WHERE THE HEARTH IS
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The 57th annual La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival is history, and its numbers reflect its success. 30,000 attended the parade, which featured 2,000 marchers and performers and about 100 ...