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Summer fun with Bianca @ Cabrillo National Monument
by BIANCA WEINSTEIN
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a sunny day in San Diego and I want to go out and explore, so I end up at the Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma. There are many different things to do – visit the Old Point Loma Lightho...
Rain brings urban runoff to Mission Bay and beaches
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Department of Environmental Health has issued a general advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that leve...
University City construction boom: Can traffic be far behind?
by SANDY LIPPE
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
North University City is exploding with construction projects like the Mid-Coast Trolley and Westfield UTC. The April 8 University City Community Association meeting crowd heard from two speakers: ...
It's four-wheelers and four bases for LJHS catcher Stephanie Alvarez
by ED PIPER
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Stephanie Alvarez came up big last summer. She and her family went to Pismo Beach in August in a vacation ritual they do every summer, to camp and ride four-wheelers in the dunes. Over the July Fou...
Schroeder ordered to stand trial in piano consignment flap
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After hearing from 18 witnesses, a judge April 23 ordered Peter Schroeder to stand trial on 38 counts of elder theft, grand theft and misappropriation of funds stemming from the placement of pianos...
North Coast's latest entry is necessarily funny
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Billie Dwyer pretty much sucked at her coursework in cop school, just as Mayor Meekly, her dizzified boss, got in over his head in politics. Meanwhile, big bad security guard Agent Frank franticall...
DOING IT BETTER: The yucky parts of getting older
by NATASHA JOSEFOWITZ
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I have just noticed that I have become more cautious. I used to not really notice curbs — I would naturally walk off and on — now, I am aware: There is a curb, I must step carefully. I never notice...
Terry's Travels at Ocean Beach Farmers Market
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Local writer, producer, director Terry Wilson is traveling around the coastal areas profiling interesting people, places and events for sdnews.com this year. This week, Terry travels to the Ocean B...
THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: My friend is mad at me!
by SHARONANN HAMILTON
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Ask: I gave one of my friends a referral for a professional service recently, and the person I referred her to has just been bothersome. He constantly sends out email and weekly phone calls to...
THE BIG DAY, MINUS ONE
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the La Jolla Garden Club’s annual Gardeners Market is being held Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the patio at Chase Bank, 7777 Girard Ave. Potted plants, ...
Memories, jacarandas rule as 17th Secret Garden Tour nears
by LINDA MARRONE
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
What began as me and my friend Susan Vandendriesse's idea over a cup of coffee has blossomed into an event we are pleased to say has become a perennial La Jolla favorite. Our reason for starting th...
La Jollans fear permanent change amid short-term rental flap
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Those for and against the idea of short-term vacation rentals (STVRs) testified April 22 before the city’s Smart Growth and Land Use Committee, which took no action and continued the hearing to Fri...
Hats off to civic icon Esther Viti, 1932-2015
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Esther Viti, La Jolla’s “Hat Lady,” was impossible to miss. The chapeau-clad, wheelchair-bound Viti was omnipresent in the Jewel. She hosted community clean-ups and attended civic functions. She to...
Noah's Natural Pet Market expands, to hold grand reopening
by NICOLE SOURS LARSON
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Gift basket raffles, vendor giveaways, special merchandise discounts, healing therapy demonstrations and a barbecue by Homegrown Meats of La Jolla are just some of the activities offered Saturday, ...
Jazz on the Green at Mission Bay High this Saturday
by BART MENDOZA
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Thankfully, there are quite a few good music programs in city schools, but nothing quite compares with that of Mission Bay High School. Under the direction of JP Balmat, the school’s program has se...
Chrislyn "Kiki" Villik Robinson, popular Point Loma fitness instructor
by MIKE McCARTHY
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A large number of friends and family gathered at the Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island, Sunday, April 19, to celebrate the life of a physical fitness instructor known to everyone as "Kiki." For mor...
Pacific Beach native named 'Coach of the Year'
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach native Megan (Lowrey) Haber, recently earned the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference “Coach of the Year” award. Haber has coached the Grossmont College women's tennis team to its eighth...
Play It Again Sports has it all to keep you in the game
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The management at Play It Again Sports in Pacific Beach has changed. Everything else is the same. Which means everything you need — or could want — in used or new sports, surf gear and bikes is ava...
No result for vacation rental issue; hearing to be continued
by DAVE SCHWAB
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Those for and against short term vacation rentals (STVRs) testified April 22 before the city’s Smart Growth and Land Use Committee, which took no action and will continue the hearing on May 29. The...
Maritime Museum to hold Earth Day on the Bay on Sunday, April 26
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Maritime Museum of San Diego, in collaboration with a large and growing complement of regional partners, is preparing to inaugurate an event, Earth Day on the Bay, that will provide a new oppor...