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Business mostly as usual at La Jolla clothing boutiques
This week, I visited more businesses to talked to them about their experiences during the pandemic. Alexia María said they temporarily closed their atelier and boutiques but were able to keep their...
Jul 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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County approves Small Business Stimulus Program
Local small businesses and restaurants suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply for a grant from the County of San Diego. The Board of Supervisors approved a new Small Business Stim...
Jul 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The challenge of boosting businesses while keeping tourists and locals safe
Summer is here and many coastal small businesses are grappling with how to get tourists back, while maintaining public safety, in the midst of an all-consuming pandemic. In mid-June, San Diego Tour...
Jul 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indoor dining paused; mayor’s executive order expands outdoor seating
Indoor is out. Following two weeks of rising COVID-19 cases, public health officials have halted all indoor operations at bars, restaurants, museums, zoos, cardrooms, theaters, and family entertain...
Jul 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storied independent boutique hotel on boardwalk renovates property
Over the holiday, guests at Ocean Park Inn in Pacific Beach enjoyed upgrades from the first phase of the oceanfront boutique hotel’s remodel, which include 71 newly re-imagined rooms, refreshed com...
Jul 07, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spike in Covid cases in Arizona raises concern about visiting tourists
With Arizona being one of the epicenters of a huge spike of coronavirus cases, the concern is growing throughout San Diego about the threat posed by travelers from that state here this time of year...
Jul 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wearing face coverings has become a touchstone issue
Fake face mask exemption cards being circulated nationally
Jul 01, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Closet celebrates 22 years in Ocean Beach
This year marks the 22nd year in business for Closet women’s apparel at 4878 Newport Ave. “In 1998, we opened the first Closet women’s apparel store in Pacific Beach,” said owner Jessica Han. “Grow...
Jun 30, 2020 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shopping in La Jolla – merchants reopen for summer guests
Are you wondering if you can go shopping now in La Jolla? I decided to ask some of the local merchants about their experience with Covid-19 and if they have reopened. My first interview was with Iz...
Jun 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Village seeks solutions for parking and street signage
In June, La Jolla Traffic & Transportation Committee got an update from the La Jolla Village Merchants Association on establishing a new street signage program to help people find their way more ea...
Jun 27, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old-school Fitness West open and following health protocols
Fitness West is back in business and doing what it does best: staying old-school and keeping the homespun feel that has made the gym a Pacific Beach fixture for 30-plus years. “We’re the oldest, lo...
Jun 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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On-street dining coming to Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla
In June, La Jolla Shores Association once again vetted a proposal by member Phil Wise to open up Avenida de la Playa for on-street dining, only to discover later the City had granted their wish. “W...
Jun 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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55 years at College View Estates
Community has never been more important than it is today, and so I wanted to write to celebrate one of the few original homeowners who still reside in College View Estates. This is a story of Dick ...
Jun 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local brewery app startup broadens scope amid crisis
When Lisa Schloss founded Rad Locals, her vision was to make a website and app that could connect beer aficionados with breweries based on their preferences like types of beers, atmosphere at the b...
Jun 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop renting in San Diego, buy
My inspiration for this week’s article is from a graduation BBQ party I attended over the weekend. It was great to be in the fresh air and socializing with family and close friends, and congratulat...
Jun 20, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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