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Zapf, Cate working to amend vacation rental laws
Though its economy relies heavily on tourism, San Diego doesn’t have rules on the books that directly address vacation rentals. City Councilman Chris Cate and Councilwoman Lorie Zapf want to change...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County 'bridge loan' suggested to fund stadium
A county "bridge loan" might be the way to finance a new Chargers stadium, Supervisor Ron Roberts told Mayor Kevin Faulconer's stadium task force Tuesday. In an hourlong, closed-door session, Rober...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council budget group sets parley on stadium issues
Issues surrounding the creation of a new stadium for the Chargers will be taken up by the San Diego City Council's Budget Committee next month, Councilmen Todd Gloria and David Alvarez announced to...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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April 30 prelim set for alleged Kraska assailant
An April 30 preliminary hearing date was set Feb. 24 for a house painter accused of ambushing and repeatedly shooting CBS News 8 sports director Kyle Kraska in front of his Scripps Ranch home earli...
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaDainian lends his voice to keeping Chargers here
Former San Diego Chargers superstar LaDainian Tomlinson, a fan favorite years ago, is joining the effort to win a new stadium and keep the Chargers in San Diego. Prior to being inducted into the Sa...
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents air concerns about vacation rentals at PBTC meeting
For the first time since becoming the District 2 Councilmember in 2014, Lorie Zapf made an appearance before the Pacific Beach Town Council. At the PBTC’s monthly general meeting - held at the Crow...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD releases in-depth study on officer-involved shootings
Two-thirds of people shot by law enforcement officers in San Diego County over a 20-year period were under the influence of illegal drugs, according to a comprehensive study of officer-involved sho...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Melville named editor at Peninsula Beacon and Beach & Bay Press
San Diego Community Newspaper Group recently announced Thomas Melville as the new editor at the Peninsula Beacon and Beach & Bay Press. He will also edit and update the papers' websites and social ...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man accused of killing parents at their Point Loma home ruled incompetent to stand trial
A 22-year-old mentally ill man accused of gunning down his parents in their home in the Sunset Cliffs area of Point Loma is mentally incompetent to stand trial and will be sent to Patton State Hosp...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panhandler arrested anew on concealed weapon charge
Just three weeks after being released from jail on probation for slashing the tire of a motorist, a Pacific Beach panhandler was arrested for the same offense: carrying a dagger in public. Probatio...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Film crew stages fake accident on Ingraham Street bridge Feb. 19
What looked like a serious traffic accident on Feb. 19 involving a young woman bicyclist on the Ingraham Street bridge over Mission Bay in Pacific Beach was just a movie production crew shooting a ...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mental competency trial for woman who reportedly ran over bicyclists
A mental competency trial was ordered today for a woman who was allegedly on drugs when she drove into a group of cyclists on Fiesta Island, critically injuring one rider. Theresa Owens, 49, is cha...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spanos, Faulconer to meet; public forum on Chargers stadium set
San Diego Chargers President Dean Spanos will accept Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s request that the two men meet to discuss how the mayor can help keep the Chargers in San Diego, team special counsel Mar...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD, SDSU launch substance use PhD program
A joint doctoral program in interdisciplinary research on substance use has been launched by the division of global public health in the UCSD School of Medicine and San Diego State University’s Sch...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kyle Kraska leaves hospital, will recuperate at home
Sports anchor Kyle Kraska was released from La Jolla's Scripps Memorial Hospital Wednesday, eight days after he was ambushed outside his Scripps Ranch home, colleagues said. KMFB-TV, Ch. 8, publish...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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