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User-friendliness is key in Vantage’s fine ‘Color of Light’
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a scene in “The Color of Light,” La Jolla-based Vantage Theatre’s current entry at Tenth Avenue Arts Center, wherein French artist and central character Henri Matisse recalls Impressionist ...
Mayor Faulconer appoints longtime civic leader as COO
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer has announced the appointment of City Hall veteran and civic leader Kris Michell as chief operating officer. Michell will succeed Scott Chadwick, who has overseen City of S...
Sunroad Boat Show returns to Harbor Island Jan. 25-28
by NICOLE SOURS LARSON
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This year's San Diego Sunroad Boat Show returns to Harbor Island, Jan. 25-28, with more than 200 boats on display. It's now the largest boat show on the West Coast, with something for everyone in t...
Organic coffee and vegetarian meals at new OB Garden Café
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Market has added a new vegetarian café to its growing mix. The only customer-owned grocer in San Diego, People’s, a food cooperative with more than 14,000 members,...
What a long strange trip it’s been for Electric Waste Band
by BART MENDOZA
Jan 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
There are quite a few bands in San Diego that fall in to the category of “long lived,” but nothing compares to Electric Waste Band, who have a Monday night residency at Winston’s. Dedicated to the ...
Woman injured in scooter crash in Point Loma
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A 53-year-old female was riding her scooter southbound on Plum Street on Friday, Jan. 19 about 10 a.m. She tried to make a right turn onto Lowell Street. She failed to negotiate the turn and lost c...
From my garden: Herbs make healthy eating delicious
by LINDA MARRONE
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The New Year is a time when people make the resolution to eat healthier, and adding herbs to your diet will help you accomplish that goal. Researchers are continuing to find that herbs provide a mu...
Community briefs for Point Loma and Ocean Beach
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
OB Town Council board of director election The OB Town Council board of directors is now accepting candidate statements for the election. If you would like to take your community involvement to the...
Jury deliberations continue for King murder trial
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Jury deliberations will resume Monday, Jan. 22 in the murder trial of Jason Riley King who is charged with driving while intoxicated and killing two UC San Diego medical students after King's truck...
OBMA marketing breakfast highlights area merchants and business branding
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Maximizing online presence was the main topic at Ocean Beach MainStreet Association’s  annual marketing breakfast Jan. 9 at Wonderland. Denise (Denny) Knox, OBMA’s executive director, asked partici...
Viaduct being built along Genesee Avenue for Mid-Coast Trolley project
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Crews began building on Jan 18 a viaduct that will carry the Blue Line along Genesee Avenue as part of an 11-mile extension of the trolley line from downtown to University City. The Mid-Coast Troll...
High surf advisory affects coastal communities in San Diego
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A large northwest swell producing large surf will fade into the late afternoon on Thursday, Jan. 18. A new northwest swell will increase the surf again Thursday night, peak Friday, and then gradual...
Men plead guilty to PB, La Jolla hold-ups
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Two men who held up five tourists in Pacific Beach, and one who held up a La Jolla woman by himself, both pleaded guilty Thursday to all charges. Ephraim Jacob Byers, 21, faces the longest term of ...
Wholesale Nutrition Center flexes its way into Midway
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Health is wealth” is a slogan on apparel items at Wholesale Nutrition Center in the Midway District, but it could just as easily be the company’s mission statement. “We’re actually the largest pri...
Civil Rights icon John Lewis announced as UC San Diego commencement speaker
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Georgia congressman will address 15,000 UC San Diego graduates and their families at the June 16 All-Campus Commencement ceremony The University of California San Diego today announced that Rep. Jo...
Pointers basketball heads into league play
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Success in coaching often leads to increases in strength of schedule, upgrades to tougher leagues and CIF divisions. Last year young Josh Aros, then 28, was hired to lead the Pointer basketball pro...
Women’s March set for Jan. 20 at Waterfront Park
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Women’s March San Diego is part of a national movement to unify and empower those who stand for women’s rights, human rights, civil liberties and social justice for all. The 2018 San Diego Women’s ...
Police investigate homicide in Pacific Beach
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 1:18 a.m., the San Diego Police Department Communication Center received a 911 call regarding a stabbing at the condominium complex located at 1855 Diamond St. The first po...
New study to evaluate airplane flight paths and noise in coastal neighborhoods
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 17, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A new study titled “Part 150” has been green lighted to evaluate flight-path improvements and noise reductions in and around San Diego International Airport. Noise has been a real sore spot for coa...
To the Point goes healthy and international
by Don Sevrens
Jan 17, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Italians aren’t known for eating breakfast – maybe an espresso and croissant – so what is a young couple from Italy doing running a breakfast and lunch café on the Peninsula? Doing nicely and setti...