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Community briefs for Ocean Beach and Point Loma
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Claudia returns Due to the popularity of her previous Ocean Beach Historical Society Program, Claudia Jack is back to talk about her OB tales going back to when she came here in 1957 at 7 p.m. on J...
City Council members float styrofoam ban; some Ocean Beach eateries support measure
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s likely another commonly used petroleum-based product that could join single-use plastic bags in the banned category if City Council members Barbara Bry and Chris Ward get their way. Polysty...
San Diego receives national award for using recycled water to make beer
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The City has received a national award for an event celebrating the pioneering use of recycled water to make beer. The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recognized the City’s Pure Stone ev...
Ocean Beach has a love affair with skateboarding – celebrate international Go Skateboarding Day on June 21
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I n Ocean Beach, skateboards are more than just a piece of maplewood with wheels. Skateboards are a method of transportation, a statement of identity, and are deeply ingrained in the vibrant beach ...
High school student has the scoop on newspaper internship
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Not all juniors in high school can say that they got an opportunity to write for a local newspaper for five weeks and produce two front page stories; I am fortunate enough to say I have. My name is...
Bicyclist hit by car in Mission Bay area
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A 50-year-old male was riding his bicycle northbound at 1400 East Mission Bay Drive, without any lights on his bike at 11 p.m. on June 19. A 52-year-old male driving a Nissan 350Z, northbound 1400 ...
The Elegant Truffle satisfies sweet tooths in Point Loma
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking for delicious, homemade truffles, cakes, caramels, and many other mouth-watering desserts? The place to satisfy your confection craving is The Elegant Truffle, located at 1111 Scott St. in ...
Point Loma High dedicates music room to late student
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 6, Point Loma High School and its music program paid tribute to the late Eric Pratt, naming a campus building music room in his memory during a short ceremony. “Eric was a drummer in the ba...
Creative arts student receives Rebecca Lenci scholarship at Point Loma High
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Point Loma High student Caroline Sickler recently received the Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship at the school’s Senior Awards Night. With a creative mind and a passion for the ...
PLHS co-valedictorian makes sweet music
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Co-valedictorian Jonathan Omens has dressed in a tuxedo to play in formal Point Loma High orchestral performances, and someday he hopes to pull on a white lab coat as a physician. Omens finished in...
Point Loma High co-valedictorian eyes high-flying future
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Kyle Grady has a different perspective on his hometown than any other 18-year-old. The Point Loma High School co-valedictorian has spent more than two years flying above San Diego while piloting a ...
Point Loma residents opposed to affordable housing plan
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Peninsulans opposed to a proposal for 78 affordable housing units in a deserted lot at Famosa and Nimitz boulevards, will have to petition the city for a zoning change if they want that five-acre p...
Point Loman leads successful IGroup Design in Liberty Station
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Point Loma’s IGroup Design just completed work on one of the company’s highest-profile projects: the $300 million Willows Hotel & Spa expansion of Viejas Casino & Resort. At Viejas, IGroup Design p...
Multi-million renovation updates iconic Kona Kai Resort
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kona Kai Resort & Spa on the tip of Shelter Island has completed a $14 million renovation and $13 million remodel expanding its luxury suites, Marina View Terrace, and Paloma Pool and Bar just in t...
Craft + Draft at Bay City Brewing on June 20
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Bay City’s indoor tasting room and outdoor beer garden will fill with music, makers, workshops and beer 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. as the brewery brings San Diego Made local arts and sho...
La Jolla community briefs
Jun 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Longtime La Jolla resident inducted into the California Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Honorees  The California Baseball Coaches Association (CBCA) names longtime local high school baseball c...
Man charged with killing Ocean Beach man who vanished
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jun 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bail of $2.25 million was set for a man suspected of killing 68-year-old Peter Bentz of Ocean Beach who vanished shortly before Thanksgiving and is now believed to be dead. Bentz, 68, lived in the ...
University City updates: Fourth of July celebration, transformer art and good deeds
by JEMMA SAMALA
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UC Celebration on Fourth of July Festivities kick off bright and early with the pancake breakfast, run by the Knights of Columbus, starting at 7:30 a.m. at Standley Park on Governor Drive. The smel...
Birch Summer Concert Series: Tide Pool Plaza concerts underway for summer, more acts to follow
by TANNER COLEMAN
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla is known for its lovely beaches, elegant boutiques, and tourist attractions, but what about a concert on the beach? The Birch Aquarium holds their own seasonal entertainment that doesn’t i...
San Diego has a love affair with skateboarding – June 21 is international Go Skateboarding Day
by GILLIAN WEINSTEIN
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the beach communities of San Diego, skateboards are more than just a piece of maplewood with wheels. Skateboards are a method of transportation, a statement of identity, and are deeply ingrained...