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Council overrides veto of minimum wage law
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At a special meeting called during its August recess, San Diego City Council voted 6-2 on Aug. 18 to override Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto of the city's hourly minimum wage ordinance, which provide...
In the saddle
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The sobering news from the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has subsided a bit, with Enterprising (pictured) winning the La Jolla Handicap for three-year-olds as turf racing resumed at the Del Mar Thoroug...
One for the ages: New company offering free meditation classes
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The negative health effects of stress, worry, fear and anxiety have for many years concerned modern society. Many say this is the fastest paced, most stressed period that humanity has ever experien...
Moss Adams to move to La Jolla Commons Tower
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Accounting and tax consulting firm Moss Adams LLP has signed a ten-year, $9.47 million lease to relocate its San Diego regional offices into 18,600 square feet on the top floor of the La Jolla Comm...
Former Bishop's footballl player held in Cal Poly robbery
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A former Bishop’s School football player has been arrested in San Luis Obispo for his alleged involvement in a fraternity house robbery. Dominique Alize Love, 19, and four California Polytechnic St...
5-year ban on Children's Pool access during pupping season endorsed
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Overriding objections by beach-access proponents, the California Coastal Commission Aug. 14 unanimously endorsed a five-year ban on people accessing La Jolla’s Children’s Pool from Dec. 15 to May 1...
Stephen F. Heinemann, Salk pioneer in brain disease research
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Stephen F. Heinemann, a Salk Research Institute professor whose pioneering work on neurotransmitter receptors in the brain helped lay the groundwork for understanding brain diseases, died Aug. 6 of...
Council sets meeting on minimum-wage override
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego City Council will meet Monday, Aug. 18, to consider overriding Mayor Kevin Faulconer's Aug. 8 veto of an ordinance that would increase the minimum wage in the city and give workers five p...
I-5 expansion from La Jolla to Oceanside OK'd
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A plan to expand I-5 from La Jolla to Oceanside was approved unanimously by the California Coastal Commission on Aug. 13, paving the way for the protracted plan's implementation. The $6.5 billion N...
Ninth Annual ArtWalk NTC set for Aug. 16, 17
by Staff
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Showcasing more than 175 artists from throughout the West and Mexico, the 9th annual ArtWalk NTC will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16-17 in Ingram Plaza at NTC Liberty S...
On vacation with the Peninsula Beacon
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s vacation time! Peninsula Beacon readers are heading out of town and taking their favorite hometown paper with them! Take us with you to whatever corner of the world you may be visiting and sha...
Peninsula-area events, Aug. 16 to Oct. 1
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SATURDAY, Aug. 16 Neighbors are invited to join the wildly popular Pizarro Brothers for an evening of fun, original compositions and music of many genres at the Point Loma Assembly, located at 3035...
Robin Williams: La Jolla, like everywhere else, held a special place in his heart
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Everything everybody's said and continues to say about the late Robin Williams is true: He was a comedic genius, and his performance acumen is possibly unmatched in the annals of modern entertainme...
DeMaio touts reform vision in run against Peters for Congressional Dist. 52
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Former San Diego City Councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, a Republican who is running against Democratic Congressional Dist. 52 incumbent Scott Peters, promised locals during an open f...
Quick Hits
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
COUNCIL VOTES TO BAN E-CIGS WHERE SMOKING ALREADY PROHIBITED San Diego joined several other local cities on July 28 in banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where conventional smok...
Planners hear update on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school
by DAVE SCHWAB
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up recently to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron streets. The advisor...
Point Loman, a former Jack’s La Lolla bookkeeper, convicted of embezzlement
by NEAL PUTNAM
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
After 3½ days’ deliberations, a jury convicted a Point Loma woman Aug. 4 of embezzling millions from the former owner of the now closed Jack’s La Jolla Restaurant, where she served as the firm’s bo...
Airport Authority lands distinguished awards for ‘The Green Build’
by STAFF AND CONTRIBUTION
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has received five major awards over the last couple of months for the ambitious “Green Build” terminal-expansion project that has transformed the loo...
GUEST VIEW: PLHS stadium-lighting plan bodes poorly for those nearby
by ANGELA HOLMES SHAW, Point Loma
Aug 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m writing in response to your article in the Beacon regarding the athletic fields in Point Loma. I will refer you to our Pro Point Loma website for information regarding Point Loma High’s field a...
LETTER: PLHS lighting improvements detrimental to neighborhood
by HEIDI SMITH, Point Loma
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A lie told a thousand times is still a lie on the thousandth time it is told, and that is how I felt when I read your Beacon article on the planned improvements to Point Loma High School. It is, in...