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‘Friends of OB’ campaign raising funds for a safe and clean community
A collaboration of the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association and The Peninsula Alliance, the new “Friends of OB” campaign rolled out on Sept. 25 to encourage donations to continue to enhance the eclec...
Sep 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remodeled Pomodoro in Point Loma reopens with fresh look
While Pomodoro in Point Loma has been open for to-go and delivery during the pandemic, owner Fabio Speziali has been busy remodeling his establishment updating its rustic-yet-refined atmosphere. “ ...
Sep 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dine Diego kicks off a month of dining countywide
Dine Diego has hit the San Diego scene for a blowout month of dining deliciousness. The one-time-only Dine Diego will run Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 and will feature a diverse line-up of top San Dieg...
Sep 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spiro’s Mediterranean Cuisine opening in La Jolla
A retired orthodontist, Spiro Chaconas never contemplated one day successfully owning a 22-year-old Greek restaurant. Now he has two. Spiro’s Greek Cafe, which opened at the Coronado Ferry Landing ...
Sep 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beach-side restaurants in Pacific Beach find new ways to expand dining
Controversy over ridesharing companies may impact businesses
Sep 17, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurants figuring out new guidelines, working to stay open
Coping. For restaurants in Pacific Beach like Bub’s at the Beach and Point Break, that’s what doing business has been all about the last six months since COVID struck. “Some of this stuff (metrics)...
Sep 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grafting grapes at the community garden
Why is College Area Community Garden member Stan Wong so intent on putting two sticks together? Pretty much any grape will do fine in San Diego's balmy climate, so what need is there of the ancient...
Sep 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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When working from home becomes working on your home - OB Hardware and other stores see uptick in business
Peninsula home-improvement businesses, large and small, have fared better than most during the ongoing pandemic. That has proved true for OB Hardware at 4871 Newport Ave., Dixieline Lumber and Home...
Sep 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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OB Hostel reopens under new management
The OB Hostel, with its iconic rooftop ’60s peace sign, has emerged from the pandemic pause under new ownership. “We were closed from the end of March up until the end of August, but are so happy t...
Sep 10, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solare Ristorante team earns Gratitude Award from Optimist Club of Point Loma
Owner/restaurateur Randy Smerik and the entire team at Solare Ristorante, located in the Arts District Liberty Station, was awarded the Optimist Club of Point Loma’s “Gratitude Award” at a presenta...
Sep 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 83 years, A.L. Jacobs and Sons closing its doors
A.L. Jacobs and Sons, an 83-year-old family-owned Point Loma jewelry shop, is holding a liquidation sale. Third-generation jeweler Chris Jacobs, the last remaining family member in the business, ha...
Sep 09, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dollar driveway books prove popular for La Jolla reads
Restaurants, and at least one La Jolla bookstore owner, are benefiting from moving some of their operations outdoors. Sometimes it pays to be old school, noted Dennis Wills, longtime owner of brick...
Sep 04, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strategic Habitats converting shipping containers for inexpensive housing
A member of Stu Segall Productions television and movie studio is championing an innovative, affordable long-term housing solution for San Diego homeless families. An SDSU and La Jolla High grad wh...
Sep 03, 2020 | 3 3 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counterpoint: Proliferation of liquor licenses not to blame for Pacific Beach crime rates
Not everyone in Pacific Beach is convinced alcohol-related business is largely responsible for continuing high violent crime rates there. “Blaming the on-site liquor licenses is crying wolf,” argue...
Sep 03, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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New guidelines allow limited indoor operations for restaurants, salons, museums
Now that San Diego is off the state COVID watchlist, the county is asking businesses and organizations allowed to reopen indoor operations under new state guidance to review and redo their safe reo...
Sep 02, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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