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55 years ago the Pointers shocked the state with a title run
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The year was 1960, and San Diego's population reached 573,224. For the first time, the county topped one million people. Gas sold for 31 cents a gallon, a gallon of milk was 41 cents and a first cl...
Point Loma woman named San Diego Woman of the Year
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A Point Loma woman whose volunteerism has played prominently in Balboa Park’s success has been named San Diego Woman of the Year by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins. Betty Peabody will be honored, alon...
Jury selection starts in La Jolla double shooting
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Jury selection got under way March 2 for the trial of a former biotech executive accused of wounding his estranged brother-in-law and an ex-business partner in separate shootings at their La Jolla ...
Alvarez to address urban planning at UCSD environmental series
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San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez will talk about "The Value of Urban Planning from the Border to the Suburbs" as UCSD's Environments in Motion lecture series continues Monday, March 9, fr...
Alaska Airlines to offer nonstop service from San Diego to Kona, Hawaii
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Alaska Airlines recently announced it will now have nonstop air service to Kona, Hawaii out of the San Diego International Airport. The new service will mark the fourth nonstop route between San Di...
Bird Rock Elementary School annual tour set for March 4
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Community members and prospective parents are invited to Bird Rock Elementary School's annual tour and information meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at 8:45 a.m. in the school auditorium. F...
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Contents of former Midway Post Office to be auctioned
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The abandoned Midway Post Office, 2535 Midway Drive, once the central mail processing and distribution facility for San Diego County, will hold an online auction for the contents of the building. P...
Glen Campbell documentary set at La Jolla's Arclight
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Volunteers of America Southwest, in collaboration with Glenner Memory Care Centers, will present a one-time showing of “Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me,” a documentary of country music star Glen Campbe...
It's that time again!
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A 55-year tradition is at hand as La Jolla United Methodist Church is set to hold its annual rummage sale at the church on Saturday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. (chair Margie Herrick is pictured). More t...
Jumbotron is king as Chargers stadium task force holds public parley
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As about 1,700 fans watched on a Jumbotron in an overflow area at Qualcomm Stadium, about 400 San Diego Chargers faithful peppered the mayor’s stadium task force March 2 with everything from constr...
NCR's 'Chapter Two': For once, Neil Simon isn't all that bad
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
I still say that Marvin Neil Simon — the only living playwright with a Broadway theater named after him (in 1983) — is a criminally overrated craftsman, whose claims to fame feature a host of under...
Lady Pointers advance in CIF playoffs
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The girls soccer team at Point Loma High was the only winter team to advance in CIF playoff action currently under way. The Lady Pointers, seeded No. 2 in Div. II, increased their record to 19-2-3 ...
National Weather Service issues beach hazard statement for San Diego
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The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a beach hazard statement on March 2 that is in effect through the evening until 10 p.m. due to isolated lightning possible at the beaches on Mon...
La Jolla venue site of fifth Women in Blue fete
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The San Diego Police Foundation will meet with San Diego business and community leaders to celebrate and honor law enforcement leaders at the 2015 Women in Blue luncheon on Wednesday, March 25, fro...
THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME?
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Our strange weather whips up all sorts of things, from waterspouts to hail to snow to rainbows like this one. Contributor Sandy Lippe caught it at La Jolla Shores during a walk the morning of March...
Noted figurative painter to show works at La Valencia
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Monarch Arredon Contemporary Art and La Valencia Hotel will be presenting internationally renowned figurative painter Cathrine Edlinger-Kunze on Saturday, March 21, as part of a collaborative art p...
Seal stench: Now it makes sense!
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Regarding the recent article about the La Jolla Cove stench ('Marine consultant to study La Jolla Cove stench,' page 4, Feb. 27), may I offer the following: My wife and I were born at Scripps Hospi...
Avenida construction project ending as another set to begin
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The end is in sight to some infrastructure construction along La Jolla's business-intensive Avenida de la Playa thoroughfare, with six of nine sewer lines between Calle de la Plata and El Paseo Gra...
Man, baby struck by vehicle in Point Loma
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A 30-year-old man suffered a serious head injury and his 7-month-old baby was knocked unconscious when they were struck in a crosswalk by an SUV in Point Loma early in the morning on March 2, polic...