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Author's travel, life experiences yield personal growth... and surfing
by BLAKE BUNCH
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Persian sage Rumi wrote, “You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the entire ocean in a drop.” Like many poetic statements, this line can be left to individual existential examination. It is f...
City, County offering free vaccinations, urges hand washing to help stop spread of hepatitis A
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
With local health officials projecting the rise in documented hepatitis A cases to continue, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, County Supervisor Ron Roberts, San Diego County health officials and several c...
City to pay $12.5M to family whose child was killed at dangerous crosswalk in Point Loma
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego City Council on Sept. 19 unanimously approved a $12.5 million payment to settle a lawsuit brought by a family that contends dangerous driving conditions led to a roadway accident that...
Paddle around the Ocean Beach Pier to support clean water
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s annual Paddle for Clean Water will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Ocean Beach Pier. The paddle is a non-competitive event demo...
Tate wins the day, but Shane takes national championship at San Diego Bayfair
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Andrew Tate took home the Bill Muncey Cup presented by HomeStreet Bank at San Diego Bayfair on Sunday and Miss HomeStreet Bank’s Jimmy Shane won his third consecutive H1 Unlimited national champion...
OB Pier Pancake Breakfast set for Sept. 23
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ocean Beach Town Council will hold the 19th annual Pier Pancake Breakfast on the Ocean Beach Pier 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 23. This popular tradition kicks off the big fundraising s...
Bodhi Tree Concerts presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Trial by Jury’ in Point Loma
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bodhi Tree Concerts closes its sixth season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta “Trial by Jury” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24 at All Souls’ Episcopal Church, 1475 Chatsworth Blvd. A free reception...
Community briefs for Ocean Beach and Point Loma
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Ocean Beach Historical Society presentation Ocean Beach Historical Society will present “Kumeyaay Resistance and ‘Abusive’ Art at Mission San Diego and the San Diego Presidio” by Richard Carrico at...
Marie Haddad to perform with friends at Humphrey’s Backstage Live
by BART MENDOZA
Sep 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
One of San Diego’s musical treasures, pianist and singer-songwriter Marie Haddad, performs at Humphrey’s Backstage Live on Sept. 28. She will be celebrating the release of her new album, “Stories F...
Next Space plans redevelopment of old shopping center site on Voltaire Street
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
New owners of the dilapidated small shopping center on Voltaire Street at Las Lomas want to replace the old hodge podge of leftovers there, which in recent years featured Sunshine Liquor as the mos...
Full closures of northbound I-5 scheduled for Gilman Drive Bridge construction
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A series of overnight closures of all northbound or all southbound lanes on Interstate 5, from the Interstate 805 merge to La Jolla Village Drive, will be needed over the next several weeks to cond...
$1,000 reward offered for information on suspect wanted in Ocean Beach homicide
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted for the...
Preliminary hearing for Greatrex delayed
by NEAL PUTNAM
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge found good cause Friday to delay the preliminary hearing until Nov. 14 for Cindy Greatrex, the former president of the La Jolla Park and Recreation Council, while her attorney gathers paper...
City Council to consider proposal for renaming stadium
Sep 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposal to rename the City’s stadium in Mission Valley. In a naming rights agreement with San Diego County Credit Union, the new proposed name wou...
Hepatitis A case reported at Pacific Beach restaurant
by Tom Christensen
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego County health officials are advising the public that anyone who may have eaten or had beverages at the World Famous restaurant in Pacific Beach on seven specific dates and times that they...
Ocean Beach Woman’s Club floor campaign a smashing success
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to the generous support of the community, and especially Steve Yeng, the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club met the Laying a New Foundation Floor Campaign goal. We have begun in earnest to ready the c...
Police arrest suspect in 2011 Midway murder
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 19, 2011 at 7:30 a.m., San Diego Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at 1930 Rosecrans St. They arrived at Joe’s Auto Repair to find Jalal (Joe) Abou, the shop o...
Doughballs pizza, Crackheads breakfast eateries open at Liberty Public Market
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you're into cereal or custom pizza, Liberty Public Market has two new eateries joining its varied mix to please your palates. One is Doughballs, a new take on all things pizza. The other is Crac...
A Dane now living in San Diego, part 7
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
There are seven continents, 193 countries, and more than a 1,000 different religions in the world. Every country has its own culture, traditions, laws, norms and its own people. When you move to an...
San Diego Airport program to reduce noise levels in nearby homes
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego International Airport has received two grants totaling nearly $14 million, part of a $318.1 million package of grants to 78 airports in 34 states, to provide infrastructure upgrades. “The...