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Point Loma High dedicates gender-neutral restroom
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Responding to student requests, Point Loma High School became the third high school in the San Diego Unified School District to designate a campus student restroom as gender neutral. A small ceremo...
Mayor, council members unveil plan to increase affordable housing in San Diego
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To address a statewide housing crisis on the local level, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined June 21 by City Council members Scott Sherman and Chris Ward and housing advocates to call for the adop...
Rising temps roust rattlesnakes
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather heats up, County Animal Services says you may see more rattlesnakes out and about. The department has already received 656 rattlesnake calls since the beginning of the year, 100 more...
Point Loma High holds 92nd commencement ceremony
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
On an unusually warm spring day, a westerly breeze carried waves of mixed emotions across some 380 members of the Point Loma High Class of 2017 and their assembled families and friends on June 14. ...
Station 22 in Point Loma razed to make way for new facility
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In December of 1942, the United States observed the end of the first year's fighting in World War II. In San Diego, a population of 220,000 included many supporting the war effort by working at loc...
Point Loma Assembly gets cool just in time for summer
by Kerri De Rosier
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1914, air conditioning and WiFi were obviously not on the minds of the 41 ladies who held their first meeting in the Point Loma Assembly clubhouse. Having organized in 1911 and then incorporatin...
Serious injury accident on Rosecrans
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A 28-year-old male was driving his Toyota Prius northbound on Rosecrans Street about 6 a.m. on June 19. He fell asleep at the wheel and drifted into the northbound lanes of traffic. He hit a Hyunda...
Class of 2017 graduates from Mission Bay High
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High School Class of 2017's graduation ceremony June 14 was an ending – and a beginning for more than 220 seniors. It was a familiar theme, along with school pride, that cut across the ...
Fall in love with Ocean Beach all over again: 38th annual Street Fair and Chili Cook Off a summer tradition
by BART MENDOZA
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
One of San Diego’s most beloved annual traditions, the Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook Off, returns for the 38th year on June 24, along Newport Avenue. Themed this year to celebrate the 50th...
Oh say can UC: The 29th annual 4th of July celebration at Standley Park
by JEMMA SAMALA
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The event will be held on Tuesday, July 4 at Standley Park Festivities kick off bright and early with the pancake breakfast, run by the Knights of Columbus, starting at 7:30 a.m. by the Standley Pa...
Jim Xu, A University City High School badminton star
by ED PIPER JR.
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Jim Xu (pronounced “shoo”) is stocky, standing 5-foot-seven-inches tall and about 180 pounds. Not the build you might expect out of a badminton champion if you weren’t familiar with the competitive...
Pacific Beach Town Council's wine and beer tasting fundraiser set for June 24
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pacific Beach Town Council's annual summer silent auction fundraiser with wine and beer tasting will take place 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Pacific Beach Woman's Club, 1721 Hornblend S...
The MED at La Valencia steps it up with ‘Summer Series’
by BLAKE BUNCH
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been a big year for La Valencia. Celebrating its 90th birthday recently as a destination hotel and local landmark, its historic atmosphere, and breathtaking views, will keep visitors coming ...
From my garden: Hummingbirds are nature's way of saying 'thank you'
by LINDA MARRONE
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Since we are enjoying new Anna's hummingbird nests in the garden, I decided to revive an old column I wrote about these amazing tiny garden jewels. Hummingbirds are nature’s ways of saying thank yo...
SD Lifeguards, Fire-Rescue gear up for summer
by BLAKE BUNCH
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
After an April 19 incident at the cliffs overlooking Black’s Beach, where a 23-year-old UC San Diego student fell to his death, and with heightened summer traffic of San Diego’s cliff areas approac...
‘Escape to Margaritaville,’ LJ Playhouse’s tribute to an American icon
by LUCIA VITI
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Calling all Jimmy Buffet Parrot Heads! Grab your straw hats, suntan lotion, flip-flops, Bermuda shorts and flowered shirts and “Escape to Margaritaville,” right here in La Jolla. The highly-success...
Point Loma High's valedictorian moving on to UCLA
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
At this week's commencement, Aidan Yackly was honored as Point Loma High School's valedictorian, but now he has sprouted claws and thicker fur while transforming from a Pointer dog to a much larger...
Night golf glows from fringe to fun tee times at The Loma Club
by MANNY LOPEZ
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Glow Golf, an entertainment idea akin to black light or “cosmic” bowling, has been making its way onto the fairways of The Loma Club in Liberty Station. Operated by Nightlife Golf, founder Josh Van...
Education Notebook: Pacific Beach resident awarded 'Tandy Trophy for Volunteerism'
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay Cluster • Long-time parent volunteer and Pacific Beach resident Jennifer Tandy was awarded the inaugural "Tandy Trophy for Volunteerism" at the final Mission Bay Cluster meeting of the ...
La Jolla music calendar June 16-29
by BART MENDOZA
Jun 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday, June 16 Joe Cardillo, singer-songwriter, noon. UTC Palm Plaza; DevvLov, singer-songwriter, 4 p.m. Duke’s; Ryan Hiller, singer-songwriter. 5 p.m. Farmer & The Seahorse; The Heart Duo, pop an...