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New home decor and gardening shop in Ocean Beach
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Aug 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dinosaurs and shells with sweet little succulents inside. Planted driftwood, pillows and beautiful artwork. At Botanica Home and Garden in Ocean Beach they specialize in handmade home decor featuri...
Man stabbed at Robb Field Park in Ocean Beach
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of people had congregated at Robb Field Park about 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 17. A verbal argument started between two males. The argument turned physical. A Hispanic male suspect stabbed a 20 year...
Coral Bells find inspiration in Ocean Beach
by BART MENDOZA
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego’s music community continues to draw performers from all over the U.S., with Ocean Beach as ground zero for many of the new arrivals. While not everyone ends up staying in the area permane...
Point Loma will be lit for football home opener
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometime around 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 25, someone will flip a switch (or two or three) and Bennie Edens Field will be instantly bathed in bright, new LED lighting. That action, however simple, took 93 ...
Point Loma’s marathon man runs to 100 on Aug. 20
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 18, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If you think 67-year-old David Parker isn't going to try to run his 100th half-marathon at America's Finest City Half Marathon on Sunday, Aug. 20 — you've got another thing coming. After last year'...
Pointers ready for Wildcats as football season starts under the lights
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year, there are factors that motivate high school football teams to give their all in pursuit of victories and league championships. But the Point Loma Pointers have one huge motivation to go...
A Dane now living in San Diego, part III
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Is it normal to just ask strangers how they are doing? After four culture-shocking days in Los Angeles, the next part of our road trip was driving up Highway 1 to San Francisco. We started our adve...
Find Shangri-La in a glass, drink beer and help Tibetan orphans
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Matthew and Maria Gates are helping Himalayan orphans one craft brew at a time. How is the mother-son business duo accomplishing that? Via Shangri-La, an all-natural philanthropic craft beer import...
Ocean Beach residents express anger at Target deal
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With big box retail versus mom-and-pop vying nationwide, that same scenario is playing itself out in Ocean Beach with the battle over a Target Express proposed on Newport Avenue. In what might be s...
Jered Weaver announces retirement from Major League Baseball
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Jered Weaver announced on Aug. 16 that he has retired from Major League Baseball following a playing career that spanned 12 seasons.  “I’ve decided to step away from baseball. While I’ve been worki...
Locals know where to go for flats: Bernie’s Bicycle Shop an institution in Ocean Beach
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A visit to Bernie's Bicycle Shop in Ocean Beach is a trip back in time. The neighborhood bike shop's space is small. Its vibe is local, coastal. The style is strictly mom-and-pop. Bernie, the guy w...
PLNU women's soccer: Three earn preseason All-PacWest
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Sea Lions were named to the PacWest women's soccer preseason team, and Point Loma was picked to finish fourth by the league's coaches. Morgan Pearce and Keagan Bolibol were each named to the ...
‘Will you marry me?’ Photographer looking for couple in this image
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Does anybody know this couple? Photographer Jay Gould captured the moment on March 25 at 8 p.m. in Pacific Beach and would like to share it with the couple. Gould was part of a group of photographe...
Junior Lifeguards prove they don’t fear the pier
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Aug 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Children and teenagers from the Junior Lifeguard Program jumped off the Ocean Beach Pier on Monday, Aug. 21 as the culmination of their month-long session. They jumped together with friends and fam...
Marvel super hero experience coming to Valley View Casino Center
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into Valley View Casino Center from Aug. 24-27, with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe Live! Age of He...
Couple to stand trial for Pacific Beach murder
by NEAL PUTNAM
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A couple was ordered Friday to stand trial for murder in the beating death of a Pacific Beach man who was attacked in his motel room on April 14. Joaquin Tuttle, 40, was hospitalized after an intru...
Partial solar eclipse for San Diego on Aug. 21
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A total solar eclipse will occur the morning of Monday, Aug. 21, and San Diegans will be ready for it. But unfortunately, in Southern California the eclipse will not be “total.” “San Diego will onl...
Ashley Kratzer win singles’ title at USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships in Point Loma
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Coming into this week’s USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships, 18-year-old Ashley Kratzer of Newport Beach, Calif., did not envision winning the hard court title at the Barnes Tennis Center. But t...
Pacific Beach woman begins One Love Movement, organizes Charity Yoga Event
by RONAN ELLIOTT
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Waterfront Park, a patch of green sandwiched between city and harbor, is lined with palm trees and fountains. On Saturday, Aug. 19, it will also be packed with yoga students. By last year’s estimat...
Julian Hard Cider: Changing the craft beverage game, American to its core
by LUCIA VITI
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
America touts a time-honored history with hard cider. From the founding colonies to the Industrial Revolution, from farmhouses to the White House, the fermented, alcoholic apple drink was toasted a...