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Point Loma students speak out against SeaWorld's orca shows; school board passes resolution calling for animal sanctuaries
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Attempts to persuade SeaWorld San Diego to change its business model eliminating orca shows was rejoined recently as Point Loma High School (PLHS) students supported the San Diego Unified School Di...
A gas of a day
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11th annual Concours d'Elegance auto show, set for April 10 to 12 in La Jolla, is more than just cars. Check out our online or hardcopy edition of this week's paper for a breakdown of events.
Around the block: The art of business rules in a changing Upper Girard
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of pieces on a La Jolla whose current commercial face seems to change by the day. We're currently dividing the Village into several portions and will sp...
'Mad Men' inspired party at The Pearl in Point Loma
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma is holding a no cover ’60s “Mad Men” inspired party 9 p.m. on Saturday April 4. “Mad Men” buffs may dress to impress for this swingin’ shindig – wearing suits, skinny ...
BREAK INTO SPRING EVENT AT THE OUTLETS AT THE BORDER: DO NOT MISS!
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
On a forecasted record-breaking heat day, Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., the newest outlets in San Ysidro will host the first annual Break into Spring Event, with surf, sun and sensati...
Taste of Point Loma showcases Peninsula’s best cuisine
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 20 restaurants, cafes and bakeries will offer samples of their finest and most popular menu items at the 26th annual Taste of Point Loma on April 22, hosted by the Peninsula Chamber of Co...
Mission Bay High’s Lancia named San Diego Unified District High School Teacher of the Year
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High teacher Dr. Ron Lancia has been named San Diego Unified School District's 2015 High School Teacher of the Year. Lancia said he was “thrilled and honored” by the award but added he ...
Find locally made gifts and artwork at Land's End
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you’re searching for a custom picture frame or a special homemade gift or piece of artwork, The Gallery at Land’s End in Pacific Beach is where your quest could end. Started by Jay and Vick...
Germanwings copilot had history of depression, media say
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The co-pilot who deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps March 24 with the loss of 150 lives had a history of depression, it has been reported. The focus on Andreas Lubitz's mental health c...
City ruled not responsible for stench at La Jolla Cove
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A tentative ruling issued March 26 by a San Diego Superior Court judge could derail a lawsuit by La Jolla business owners upset with a stench along the scenic coastline believed to be caused by sea...
Police seek help in finding UCSD student
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
UC San Diego Police are assisting San Diego Police in a missing person’s investigation and need the public’s help. Wilton Mak, a UC San Diego student, has been missing since Sunday evening, March 2...
AN INTERNATIONAL FLAIR
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego French-American School recently trotted out its first International Week celebration, which kicked off March 19 with a variety of performances from students celebrating the school’s cultu...
Residents say short-term rentals ruining Pacific Beach neighborhoods
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents are weighing in on recently passed restrictions advocated by the Pacific Beach Planning Group (PBPG), and the general consensus is that problems with short-term vacation rentals (STVRs) a...
What's in a name? Find out at the 2015 Concours d'Elegance
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Don't look now, but the nickname is no longer the province of the human experience. Automobiles have cut their way in line, and their handles are as endearing as their histories. “Caddie” is synony...
Copilot intentionally crashed Germanwings airliner, French prosecutor says
Mar 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The co-pilot in control of the Germanwings Flight 9525 airplane that crashed into the Alps of southeastern France was acting deliberately, a French prosecutor said March 26. The co-pilot apparently...
Sea lion strandings on San Diego beaches reach record numbers
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A surprising influx of malnourished and dehydrated sea lions has SeaWorld San Diego and its trainers working overtime to nurse them back to health before returning them to the wild. More than 550 m...
Sea lion strandings surpass 2,000 on California beaches
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
New numbers released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) show that since the first of the year, more than 2,000 California sea lion pups have beached themselves from San Dieg...
Catch cocktail jazz singer Wilson at Kona Kai
by BART MENDOZA
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kona Kai Resort’s Acoustic Music Series presents what may be its strongest lineup yet on Sunday, March 29. Highlights for the free, all ages, event, include crooner David Patrone, Todo Mundo fr...
UC library branch chief is retiring; patrons take her over Google any day
by SANDY LIPPE
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2002, Sharon Thomerson headed to San Diego from Colorado to become part of the San Diego Public Library staff. Her first position as a librarian was at La Jolla Riford branch. One of her fondest...
New La Jolla shop nails fresh clientele
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Inails & Spa, offering complete professional nail care, is now open for business in the Vons shopping center at 7523 Fay Ave., Suites C and D. The company is owned by Brian Nguyen and wife Nicky Le...