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Hammond's Gourmet Ice Cream cools off Point Loma, Pacific Beach
by DAVE SCHWAB
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Now you don't have to go to Hawaii to taste the finest ice cream on the islands. It's available in Pacific Beach, Point Loma and North Park thanks to Trang and Ryan Hammond. The couple have created...
Skate for the Kids raises funds for OB Elementary
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Shop held and sponsored the sixth annual Skate for Kids on May 21 at Robb Field Skate Park. Students in grades K-4 from Ocean Beach Elementary and the surrounding Point L...
Future FortuneBuilders teaches teens about money management
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighty-four percent of students agree that they are in desperate need of more financial management education taught in schools. Additionally, 52 percent of American teenagers want to learn more abo...
Bank of America extends paid parental leave benefits to 16 weeks
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the region’s largest private sector employers, Bank of America, announced its latest family-friendly benefits – 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents, whether they’re married, have...
Lum earns USTFCCCA All-West Region honors
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Freshman Celine Lum not only laid claim to earning the first NCAA Provisional Mark for the Sea Lions in NCAA Division II, she is also the first Point Loma track and field student-athlete to ever ea...
OB Exposed winners
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Photographic Impressions of Ocean Beach and Point Loma held its photo showcase OB Exposed at the Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. on May 20. The winners were (from left) Patty Sammuli - Peo...
Bartello falls short of NCAA finals despite setting record
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Just as she had done in every race this season, Marissa Bartello improved upon her school-record time in the 3k steeplechase. In the latest race on May 26, she shaved over 1.5 seconds off her previ...
Students create ‘Sea Change’ at Mission Beach
by LAINIE FRASER
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
I Love A Clean San Diego partnered with more than 1,000 elementary school students from around San Diego County last week to create a “sea change.” On May 20, students from Title I elementary schoo...
Paddle-out for Bob-O in Ocean Beach
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert (Bob-O) George Lockwood passed away on April 21, and friends and family held a memorial paddle out at Osprey Street followed by a gathering at the Ocean Beach Women's Club on May 7. Bob-O, a...
Hundreds come out for Gelson's grand opening in Pacific Beach
by DAVE SCHWAB
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The line for opening day at the new Gelson's in Pacific Beach snaked around the block as scores turned out the morning of May 26 to be among the first 200 to collect a reusable shopping bag full of...
Point Loma Summer Concerts celebrates 16 years
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Point Loma Summer Concerts announces its 16th season of concerts at Point Loma Park, 1049 Catalina Blvd., featuring four new acts and a crowd favorite on the main stage and musical groups from Poin...
Point Loma baseball player defies the odds
by SCOTT HOPKINS
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A nationwide website says there are nearly 15,000 high schools that field baseball teams comprising nearly a half-million players. But none of those athletes is quite like Point Loma High School's ...
Mid-Coast Trolley Project to close lanes on Garnet Avenue
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SANDAGs Mid-Coast Trolley Project includes the relocation of a City of San Diego water main that currently exists under Garnet Avenue between Interstate 5 to west of Moraga Avenue. The pipeline rel...
Residents voice concerns at Point Loma town hall meeting
by LAINIE FRASER
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Point Loma Association held its annual town hall this week and introduced a new format. Following the introduction of incoming association chair Clark Anthony and an award ceremony for influent...
Friday night lights coming to Point Loma
by DAVE SCHWAB
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrugging off the implied threat of a lawsuit, San Diego Unified School District Board May 24 voted 5-0 in favor of an environmental impact report for campus and athletic facilities upgrades at Poi...
Pacific Beach Middle earns state honors for civic learning projects
by LAINIE FRASER
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Pacific Beach Middle School was honored this week for its students’ extensive community service work. For the better part of the school year, eighth graders at the middle school have been engaged i...
Dia de Portugal set for June 11 in Point Loma
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A day to honor and preserve the Portuguese culture and heritage in San Diego is scheduled for Saturday, June 11. This year’s Dia de Portugal is free to the public and will take place at the UPSES P...
Pointer pitches perfect game
May 25, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
On May 11, Point Loma High School Pointer junior varsity baseball player Austin Correia lived every pitcher's dream when he threw a perfect game at La Jolla. Correia faced the minimum 21 batters, a...
Point Loma fiddler plays while musical passion burns
by BART MENDOZA
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego’s music community has plenty of musicians kept busy by their peers who want to incorporate their sound into new music. But even among ubiquitous local session cats such as David Fleminger...
Where did all the kids go? Thoughts on imminent demolition of Mission Beach Elementary School
by SCOTT CROSBY
May 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve driven down Mission Boulevard lately, you may have seen the giant banners hanging from the decaying hulk of the Mission Beach Elementary School. They show renderings of the fancy new thre...