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Surfers honor legend with paddle-out
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 100 surfers honored legendary Point Loma surfer Barry Ault, who died Christmas day of a Staphylococcus infection following a session in the water, with a paddle-out at Luscomb's Point on ...
Live ’n’ Local showcase a fun success at Kona Kai
by BART MENDOZA
Jan 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kona Kai Resort may not be hosting many music-related events at the moment, but thanks to promoter Shawn Balch, their Sunday concert series, Live 'n' Local, continues to be one of the city’s be...
The Wine Pub honors four Peninsulans for community service
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of its fifth anniversary celebration late last year, Shelter Island's The Wine Pub saluted four community-nominated residents for growing and uniting the Peninsula neighborhood. Honorees in...
Lifelong foodie is in her element at Northside Shack
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Pamela Olvera’s been a mom, a paralegal, a chef, a gardener and now the owner of her own juice café in Point Loma. What will the owner of Northside Shack, at 1255 N. Rosecrans St., do for an encore...
Activists raise awareness of climate change with ‘high tide line’ event in Mission Beach
Jan 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Thick chalk lines drawn along the Mission Boulevard sidewalk in Mission Beach on Jan. 19 represented the high tide flood line projected to occur within the next 35 years by scientists at the Scripp...
Women testify on nude photos in ongoing 'revenge porn' trial
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Eleven women have testified to the consequences of their nude photos having been posted online by a “revenge porn” website operator who sought money in exchange for the pictures' deletions. Twenty ...
Council OKs permit fee among medical pot regs
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego City Council voted 8-1 Jan. 20 in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee of nearly $1,100 for annual operati...
Lady Pointers suffer first loss of season
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It was understandable when several members of Point Loma High's Lady Pointer basketball team walked off their home court last Friday in tears. They had just lost a 27-24 game to league rival Corona...
Fourth annual Hungry Dog Dash 5K at Liberty Station on Feb. 1
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years ago, boosters of the Point Loma High School cross country team worked to create a running event that would be fun and involve persons of all ages. Next month, the fourth annual Hungry Do...
Clean-up completes first step toward Roseville pocket park
by Dave SCHWAB
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Point Loma's Roseville neighborhood took the first step in a long-term project, cleaning a vacant lot along Canon Street earmarked for conversion into a pocket park. In what some are c...
Correia Middle School buries time capsule
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1983, the school once known as Collier made the drastic change to combine with neighboring school Dana to form the all new Correia Middle School. The school’s decision to change the name came in...
Ocean Beach restaurateur encourages participation in his pet project
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Though he’s not likely to win again this year, Jeff Levitt, co-owner of Shades restaurant in Ocean Beach and the 2014 winner of the Pet-Friendly Business Award, encourages people to participate in ...
La Jolla triathlete set to compete in Cuba
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A La Jolla man is among 25 U.S. athletes set to compete in Cuba in the Habana Camtri Triathlon in Havana on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. The event is the first time a group of Americans wil...
Village clean-up campaign set
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Fat Cat Beer Company, restaurants Herringbone, Whisknladle, Draft Republic and Isola Pizza, environmental watchdog Surfrider Foundation and the La Jolla Fire Department are teaming up to form a La ...
Dogs rescued in Point Loma house fire
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters saved two dogs from a fire that destroyed the attic and roof of a Point Loma home on Jan. 20, a fire official said. When firefighters got to the single-story house on Wildwood Road nea...
Council OKs permit fee among medical pot regs
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego City Council voted 8-1 Jan. 20 in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee of nearly $1,100 for annual operati...
Border agents fire at panga off La Jolla
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time on the West Coast, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents fired warning shots from a helicopter across the bow of a suspected drug smuggling boat off La Jolla, the agenc...
North Coast's 'Gunmetal Blues': Film noir is alive and (fairly) well
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Buddy Toupee’s album of poppy pulp piano tunes isn’t available in stores — and as the central character in North Coast Repertory Theatre’s “Gunmetal Blues” quips, there’s probably a reason for that...
LJ Symphony regular to receive lifetime achievement award
by CHARLENE BALDRIDGE
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams, whom many know from his guest appearances at La Jolla Symphony, will receive another honor in the fall, when he is presented the $50,000 William S...
Man receives 38 years for LJ, PB hold-ups
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A robber whose ex-girlfriend turned him in for hold-ups and burglaries in La Jolla and Pacific Beach was sentenced Jan. 14 to 38 years in state prison. Attorney Raymond Aragon, who represents David...