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Trenton Fudge: 'The Vulture' enjoys the favor of the baseball gods
by ED PIPER
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla High School pitcher Trenton Fudge is at the plate and hits a ball that drops untouched between two outfielders, who barely move toward the catchable ball. It figures. Fudge has been the re...
Warwick's cancels appearance by author critical of SeaWorld
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
KUSI Ch. 8 in San Diego reports that a La Jolla bookstore has canceled a book-signing by an author critical of SeaWorld, which had been scheduled for tonight, April 1. The author is a former killer...
THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Remember the mule?
by SHARONANN HAMILTON
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Pioneers seek change because they envision something better: more promising, more meaningful, more delightful. Our ancestors were courageous to step out into the unknown across the oceans and acros...
Youth Tennis San Diego announces new leadership
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Youth Tennis San Diego, the owner and operator of Barnes Tennis Center, 4490 West Point Loma Blvd., announced March 31 that Darren Miller has been brought on as its program and facility director. “...
SDUSD needs to tighten it up
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: San Diego Unified School District claims it's considering calendar changes that will benefit students (per our March 27 story, 'San Diego schools propose start date before Labor Day'...
Valley View Casino, AEG extend naming rights agreement
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Valley View Casino and Hotel and AEG announced March 31 a multi-year extension of the naming rights agreement for Valley View Casino Center, San Diego’s venue for live concerts, family entertainmen...
San Salvador replica set to launch in San Diego Bay
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship, San Salvador, arrived in San Diego Bay on Sept. 28, 1542. On Sunday, April 19, San Salvador (a replica four years in the making) will once again sail San Diego Bay. ...
Hunt eggs at Belmont Park’s Easter bash
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Belmont Park will hold its third annual Easter egg hunt on the beach and within the park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. This year 10,000 eggs will be filled with candy and vouchers for single...
Major water and sewer project set for Pacific Beach
by MANNY LOPEZ
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Unlike the February meeting, which drew one of the largest crowds ever, the March general meeting of the Pacific Beach Town Council – held on March 18 at the Crown Point Jr. Music Academy in Pacifi...
Robbery suspect escapes in TGI Friday's ploy
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A gun-wielding man who took a pickup truck from a husband-and-wife cleaning crew at a La Jolla restaurant early March 30 escaped, but the truck was recovered nearby. The holdup occurred around 3:15...
Latest Avenida project closes traffic yet again
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Calle de la Plata from Avenida de la Playa to Paseo Dorado is closed for the next four weeks to through-traffic to facilitate the installation of a new sewer main as part of Avenida de la Playa Inf...
Day at the Docks on April 19
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port of San Diego’s Day at the Docks, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 19, is a free waterfront festival for the whole family. Celebrating the official start of San Diego’s spring saltwater ...
Padres acquire RHP Mazzoni from Mets for LHP Torres
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Padres announced March 30 that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later from the New York Mets in exchange for left-handed pitcher Alex Torr...
Discover Pacific Beach hands out annual business awards
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Discover Pacific Beach held its annual dinner and business awards aboard the William D. Evans Sternwheeler for a night of casino fun and celebration on March 26. The winners for this year's busines...
Crown Point crew helps UCSB win Copley Cup
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Crown Point residents helped propel UCSB men’s varsity 8 to win the Copley Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic held this past weekend in Mission Bay. One of the rowers in the UCSB varsity 8 was Sean ...
Miss Cabrillo 2015 crowned in Point Loma
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Emese Maklary (right) was crowned 2015 Miss Cabrillo Festival at the 52nd Annual Pageant held on March 29 at the United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall in Point Loma. Miss Cabrillo 2014 Jocelyn Neves (left)...
What's in a name? Find out at the 2015 Concours d'Elegance
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Mar 30, 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...
Point Loma students speak out against SeaWorld's orca shows; school board passes resolution calling for animal sanctuaries
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 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...
Dog shot by SDPD sparks outrage, online petition
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A petition on www.change.org had gathered 31,056 supporters as of noon March 24 calling upon San Diego Police Department and police nationwide to receive training on how to handle dogs in the wake ...
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.