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Writer’s Symposium by the Sea at PLNU next week
Feb 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PLNU will present the 22nd annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea from Feb. 21 to 23 at 3900 Lomaland Drive. All events are held in Crill Hall in the Cooper Music Building. General admission tickets ...
Tree falls on car in Pacific Beach
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A tree snapped and landed on a car and partially blocked the eastbound lane of Diamond Street near the intersection of Jewell Street at about 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. The severe wind, along with ...
Johnston receives 'Service to Sports' award
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach resident, David Johnston (affectionately known as DJ), a mathematics teacher at Bishop’s since 1993 and assistant coach of girls’ varsity volleyball and girls’ varsity soccer, was sel...
Saska’s, an iconic Mission Beach steakhouse, reopens Feb. 23
by DAVE SCHWAB
Feb 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Sold in summer of 2015 and closed for renovations since last fall, Saska's Steak & Seafood is returning with an updated design and menu – but the same classic feel. Now called Saska’s, the popular ...
Portuguese-themed park coming to Cañon Street in Point Loma
by DAVE SCHWAB
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans are forging ahead for a new pocket park on Cañon Street in Point Loma's Roseville neighborhood, as the city's selected an architect/consultant for the project, meaning public workshops on it ...
Girl Scout softball project at Robb Field in Ocean Beach
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Katie Austin, 14, who started playing in the Peninsula Youth Softball Association nine years ago, threw out the first pitch of the PYSA season at Robb Field on Saturday, Feb. 11. She received that ...
The Wine Pub to hold overnight excursion to Valle de Guadalupe
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
To prolong the enchanting experience of Baja’s wine country, The Wine Pub announces its first all-inclusive, overnight excursion across the border starting on Saturday, Feb. 25. The lavish trip pro...
Funds available for affordable housing projects in San Diego
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of San Diego has announced the availability of $25 million to fund affordable housing projects. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) released by Civic San Diego (CivicSD) will allow ...
Sockers sweep Coyotes, playoffs on the frontier
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Sockers have one step in the door to the Ron Newman Cup Playoffs. Following a 10-3 win over the El Paso Coyotes, the Sockers are on the verge of claiming the top spot in the Pacific D...
Free sandbags available from San Diego County
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Rains, possibly heavy at times, are heading back to San Diego County in the coming days, according to weather officials. Which means that if you haven’t done it already, it’s a good time to stock u...
Obituary: Eleanor (Tolo) Kanaholo Taylor
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Eleanor (Tolo) Kanaholo Taylor, 86, of Kapaau died Jan. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honomakau, North Kohala, she was a retired civilian cook for the former Naval Training Center at Point...
Fresh, new Ocean Beach logo wins T-shirt design contest
by DAVE SCHWAB
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The winning design for the James Gang Company's recent Ocean Beach T-shirt design contest was created by Luke Brogoitti, with a stylish re-imagining of the beach community's trademark seagull logo....
OB Art Thing, a walking tour of galleries, debuts this week
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
OB Art Thing, the first in a planned monthly series celebrating the arts, kicks off in Ocean Beach on Thursday, Feb. 16. A free self-guided, family friendly walking tour of shops, galleries, and bu...
Pointers teams aiming for success in playoffs
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Several PLHS sports teams are having seasons that should lead to playoff success. Boys soccer The Pointers stand at 9-6-3 overall and 2-2-3, good for third place in the Western League. However, in ...
Letter to the editor: Move pinnipeds from developed beaches
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Mr. Covington offered a choice. I choose the first proposal - move the seals. The seals and sea lions are inhabiting developed beaches that have cost the taxpayers of San Diego millions of dollars…...
Mission Bay Montessori Principal kisses one-eyed chicken
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 15, Mission Bay Montessori Academy principal, Kristie Miller, puckered up at the school’s flag ceremony to do the deed she promised, to kiss a one-eyed chicken. As a motivation...
Point Loma walking group celebrates 40th anniversary
by CYNTHIA ROBERTSON
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Currently headquartered at Liberty Station in Point Loma, Walkabout International is a walking group like no other. Started by a few folks who posted an ad in the Reader on St. Patrick’s Day in 197...
Campaign under way to rename Ocean Beach Park
by MANNY LOPEZ
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A campaign led by the Ocean Beach Community Development Corporation seeks support to build a children’s playground and adult fitness station on the grassy area of Ocean Beach Park, and rename that ...
Condo proposal at Kellogg's Beach stirs opposition
by DAVE SCHWAB
Feb 15, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A proposed condo conversion on Point Loma's Kellogg's Beach has led to opposition and creation of a Facebook page listing subterranean parking, a seawall and the possible blocking of public access ...
Peninsula Youth Softball Association celebrates Opening Day
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Peninsula Youth Softball Association held its Opening Day at Robb Field in Ocean Beach Saturday, Feb. 11. The program began in the morning with a color guard presentation, the national anthem, and ...