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Jimmy Lewis Band plays the hits at Mother’s Saloon
by BART MENDOZA
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that musicians are a generally restless bunch. So it’s no surprise that many of the area’s best-known performers are concurrently in several other combos. What is unusual is for the ...
Arts & Amps returns to Karl Strauss in Pacific Beach
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a successful first year, Arts & Amps has returned to Karl Strauss Brewing in Pacific Beach. Since their opening, Karl Strauss Brewing has been committed to supporting the local community....
School board approves master plan, which includes stadium lights, for Point Loma High
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday Night Lights at Point Loma High School could be one step closer to fruition following San Diego Unified School District Board's 5-0 vote July 12 in favor of a master-planned, Whole Site Mode...
Mission Beach is a wash away from flies
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
There's a serious fly problem in highly trafficked beach areas, especially during the peak summer season. The problem has become so bad in some areas of Mission Beach that the community, with the c...
Teeter gallery celebrates OB Pier with art exhibits
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Artwork commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ocean Beach Pier, which was dedicated July 2, 1966 by then-Gov. Edmund G. Brown, is on display now at Teeter. “Since this is the year of the pier, we p...
IDW Publishing ready for Comic-Con
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Comic-Con is in San Diego this week and award-winning comic book publisher IDW Publishing, which is based in Liberty Station and owns and operates the San Diego Comic Art Gallery there, is an enthu...
Local dad band kicks off Liberty Concert Series with fundraiser for Music4Change
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Recreational Music Center, a non-profit community music school located in Arts District Liberty Station, is raising money to bring music education to communities in need at their upcoming Liberty C...
Accused homeless killer makes court appearance
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Jon David Guerrero, 39, made his first court appearance Tuesday after being charged with killing three homeless men and injuring two others and the prosecutor announced the death penalty may be sou...
City Council approves plastic bag ban
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Council City voted 6-3 on July 19 to become the 150th community in the state to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores and convenience stores, joining the state’s other major...
The Cravory releases Comic-Con-themed cookies
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Cravory, a Point Loma-based gourmet cookie shop, will be turning out a comic book and pop-culture inspired menu of hand-decorated cookies available from July 21-24 during Comic-Con Internationa...
Pacific Beach skateboarder struck by car
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A skateboarder was struck by a car while attempting to cross a street in Pacific Beach against a traffic signal and was hospitalized in grave condition, authorities said July 19. The 22-year-old vi...
Purple Haze wins Dana League senior softball title
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dana League, which plays at Dana Middle School in Point Loma, is one of a dozen senior softball leagues playing in San Diego County. The Spring Season just concluded with the Purple Haze team w...
Point Loma High grad sailing to Rio as an Olympian
by LAINIE FRASER
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Team Haeger Provancha is bringing a little Point Loma to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games this summer. Briana Provancha will be representing the United States and San Diego while sailing in the...
MTS trolley and bus services powered up for Comic-Con
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Metropolitan Transit System will increase service and offer mobile ticketing on all trolley lines, and on Rapid 215 and Rapid 235 from Wednesday, July 20 through Sunday, July 24 to accommodate ...
Local man’s heroic escape flight from oppression to freedom
by LAINIE FRASER
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 60 years ago, Frank Iszak hijacked a flight and flew over the Iron Curtain to escape communist Hungary. Now, settled in Rancho Santa Fe, Iszak and his wife live a quiet life and own a yoga s...
Help Clear the Shelters – San Diego County waives adoption fees July 23
by TRACY DeFORE
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
County Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees for its animals on Saturday, July 23 as part of the Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign. For the second year in a row, nearly a dozen local ...
Free concerts around San Diego this month
by CHARLENE BALDRIDGE
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Concert at Embarcadero San Diego Symphony presents “Sounds of the City,” a free event from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Embarcadero Marina Park South, 206 Marina Park South Way (home of the orch...
Emily Midgley, an accomplished dressage rider from Bishop’s
by ED PIPER
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Redford’s title character in the movie “The Horse Whisperer” would be nodding knowingly at Emily Midgley’s discussion of her relationship with her 10-year-old horse Jonathan. The Bishop’s eq...
Free, fun and early workouts inspire November Project SD
by JENNY WERTH
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As the sun rises across the United States the tribes of the November Project can be found greeting the day with sweat, smiles and silliness. This is not your typical workout group. First off, locat...
Bird Rock Council discusses adding private security
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Neighborhood crime and hiring private security, an update on the Midway Overlook project and the upcoming summer picnic were all vetted at Bird Rock Community Council's (BRCC's) July meeting. Bird ...