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Annual leap of faith in Ocean Beach
Members of the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation watch the first 2014 group of Junior Lifeguards take a leap of faith from the Ocean Beach Pier on July 7 as San Diego Lifeguards celebrated 100 ...
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MAN KILLED AFTER FALL FROM SUNSET CLIFFS A man was killed after falling roughly 50 feet to his death at Sunset Cliffs on July 15, authorities said. A friend of the victim reportedly called 9-1-1 sh...
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City defeats lawyer’s attempt to stop use of business-improvement district funds
The San Diego Superior Court has denied attorney Cory Briggs’ motion for an injunction seeking to prohibit the city from spending more than $1 million raised by 18 San Diego business-improvement di...
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Massive post-Fourth of July cleanup targets holiday debris
Nearly 650 volunteers gathered at four popular beaches on July 5 to assist with the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County chapter’s annual post-Fourth of July “Morning After Mess” beach series.  By...
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Beacon writer takes home multiple journalism honors
Peninsula Beacon writer/photographer Scott Hopkins took home several awards at a recent banquet honoring local media members. The San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists ceremo...
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Peninsula YMCA soiree celebrates partners
The Peninsula YMCA event on June 19 was a great success, and we thank the Beacon for being a sponsor with the three advertisements. The event, themed “Friends, Fun and Summer Sun: We Are The Y,” wa...
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Faulconer lays cards on table on city’s present, future state
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer discussed everything from the budget, water independence and energy sustainability to fireworks and infrastructural needs during a free-ranging conversation with pri...
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Marshmallow wars could still happen, but be prepared
If you want to buy marshmallows in Ocean Beach in time for this year's Fourth of July celebration, you may want to disguise yourself with a pair of nose glasses first. If the Ocean Beach Town Counc...
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And the winners of this year’s Beacon photo contest are ...
The results of the Beacon’s 2014 Amateur Photo Contest are in — and readers have made their choices! During balloting at the June 28 Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival, more than b...
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A new (gateway) sign of the times for OB
They used to say the entryway sign on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard was so fragile it was ready to fall apart once the termites decided to stop holding hands. Ever since the wooden sign was installed in ...
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City Council set to put brakes on proliferation of oversize vehicles
Local reaction to the oversize-vehicle ordinance (OVO), which is to take effect citywide in August, has been positive, with the general consensus being it will rid streets of unwanted vehicles whil...
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Zoning concerns take center stage for PCPB planners
In June, Peninsula planners got an update on San Diego International Airport’s north-side development and debated — before postponing until July — final consideration of Point Loma Village, a propo...
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New surveillance camera to boost safety in OB
Interim District 2 City Councilman Ed Harris revealed June 7 that a security camera will be installed on the San Diego Police Department’s trailer at the foot of Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach to mo...
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TWO DOZEN PEOPLE DISPLACED AFTER ACCIDENTAL APARTMENT FIRE An explosion and the resulting fire caused by flammable vapors injured three people and left about a dozen people temporarily homeless at ...
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Liberty Station pool plan now in bid process
By Dave Schwab No matter who might be interested in building and operating a proposed public Olympic-size pool at Liberty Station in Point Loma (formerly NTC, the Naval Training Center), the list o...
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