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Balboa theatre is site of SD Opera recital (and a traffic jam)
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
What a way to open an opera season! When San Diego Opera education director Nicolas Reveles and board chair Carol Lazier walked onto the stage of the Balboa Theatre on Sept. 5, the audience greeted...
Anonymous donation fuels Scripps' plan for ocean-study hardware
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An anonymous donor to UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography has committed $500,000 to bring sensor, instrument and platform concepts developed by Scripps scientists to completion, enabling cre...
SAFELY AT HOME
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Attack submarine USS La Jolla, the neighborhood's military namesake, returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Sept. 3 following its final regularly scheduled deployment before its decommission...
Planning group votes down parade name change following request for closure of streets
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A routine request to close down streets for the annual December La Jolla Christmas Parade turned into a debate over making the parade’s name faith-neutral, with the issue voted down 9-5-2 by La Jol...
Village's public right-of-way is target of clean-up effort amid city code enforcement
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the aid of the city and code enforcement sweeps, coastal communities like La Jolla are cleaning up their acts, eliminating illegal signage and intrusions into the public right-of-way (PROW). “...
Junior Lifeguards host counterparts from TJ, Rosarita during festival
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The annual San Diego Junior Lifeguard Ocean Festival wrapped up another successful event Aug. 2 in Mission Beach.   The competition began with the Willie Calabrese Memorial Run Swim Run and a 4-mil...
Safety measures ramped up at Fiesta Island after car plows into cyclists
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Traffic and engineering improvements are being made to Fiesta Island in the wake of a horrific accident a month ago during which nearly two dozen cyclists were plowed into by a wrong-way driver sus...
Quick Hits
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CREDIT INFO COMPROMISED IN SECURITY BREACH AT 5 HOTELS Credit and debit card information of as many as 55,000 guests who stayed at five hotels in San Diego was compromised in a security breach, the...
Education Notebook
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MISSION BAY HIGH SCHOOL • MBHS will host an Open House/Back to School Night on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Enjoy dinner provided by Woodstock’s Pizza from 5 to 6 p.m. and then gather in the auditorium for a...
La Jolla High, Bishop's field hockey teams finding leaders early on
by DAVE THOMAS
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it is still early in the scholastic field hockey season, La Jolla High and The Bishop’s School are finding leaders on their respective rosters. At La Jolla High, head coach Paula Conway li...
THUNDER ON THE BAY: Bayfair powerboat races mark 50 years of thrills, spills
by JOHNNY MCDONALD
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Jimmy Shane’s Oberto hydroplane was the first across the finish line, but, instead, runner-up J. Michael Kelly got the checkered flag, signaling that he was the Bayfair race victor for the coveted ...
Packed house expected for MB centennial finale
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a year of great celebrations as Mission Beach caps its 100th anniversary observance this month with a Centennial Festival & BBQ Competition between Belmont Park and Ventura Boulevard — an...
8,000 volunteers expected to attack 100-plus sites in Coastal Cleanup Day
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Online volunteer registration is now open for Coastal Cleanup Day 2014, the largest single-day volunteer event in San Diego dedicated to protecting and preserving our local environment. The event w...
PB to be among spearhead bike-share sites in city; stations yet to be ironed out
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach will be included in the initial rollout of more than 100 stations in the short-term citywide bike-share rental program, now scheduled for an Oct. 30 launch in downtown San Diego and e...
Romantics, water lovers get bubbly over hot-tub cruise rentals on the bay
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Young entrepreneurs are bringing something new to the recreational mix of water sports and entertainment on Mission Bay. Along with boating, jet skiing and paddleboarding, ocean users can now go Ho...
Heart of Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk poised to please palates
by DAVE SCHWAB
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Palates will be pleased during the 16th annual Heart of Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk, featuring cuisine from nearly two dozen local eateries Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. throughout the bea...
With solid ties to PB, transplanted Scotsman marks San Diego as ‘home’
by BART MENDOZA
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When Colin Clyne left his native Scotland in 2003 to follow the love of his life to sunny San Diego, he had no way of knowing all the changes the next decade would bring. He dreamed of being a musi...
Live Music
by BART MENDOZA
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s tough being the offspring of big stars. The expectations can be overwhelming However, Louise Goffin, who appears at Dizzy’s on Sept. 18, has managed to avoid this, carving out a low-key but vi...
Must Hear
by BART MENDOZA
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone looking for the next big thing may want to check out the British rock duo Royal Blood, which opens for the Pixies on Sept. 27 at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. The formation of the two-man b...
La Jolla High cuts hours amid extreme heat
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla High School is among about 120 San Diego Unified School District schools operating on a “minimum-day schedule” as triple-digit heat is set to grip the San Diego area on Tuesday, Sept. 16. ...