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OBMA again set to laud merchants, volunteers, public officials who make a difference in OB
The yearly Ocean Beach MainStreet Association (OBMA) Awards Celebration and Annual Meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Ocean Beach Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. The relaxed and fun-...
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Three-strike suspected rapist admits guilt in assault on maid
A suspected rapist admitted in court Oct. 6 that he sexually assaulted a maid at a Sports Arena Boulevard hotel and will face a sentence of 65 years to life in prison because he has been convicted ...
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EX-POINT LOMAN FACES CHARGES OF MURDERING WIFE A former Point Loma man remains in jail on $5 million bail on a murder charge involving the death of his wife in 2007. The woman’s remains were found ...
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Peninsula YMCA’s bid to build, operate NTC pool back to square one
The latest update on progress on the long-awaited public pool proposed at NTC Liberty Station is: well, there is none. “The request for proposal (RFP process) has closed and there was only one bidd...
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Midway merchants, planners lurch forward in effort to rekindle a viable business improvement district
A historic first step was taken by Midway merchants to reform a long-dormant business improvement district (BID) as interested parties held their first meeting Sept. 24 at the Hampton Inn San Diego...
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Point Loma Association readies for huge annual fundraising gala
Point Loma Association’s (PLA) year-end dinner fundraiser offering ample community spirit, spectacular silent auction items, Dick Lareau’s “famous” video and political notables like Mayor Kevin Fau...
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Flying high again
The Navy’s Blue Angels are again on the docket for the 2014 Miramar Air Show, the country's largest military air show, after beng grounded last year amid federal budget sequestration and a 16-day g...
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Kiwanis Fishing Derby poised to cast from OB Pier Oct. 4
The Ocean Beach Kiwanis Club is readying to reel in the fun with the annual lure of its free fishing derby off the OB Fishing Pier on Saturday, Oct. 4. The derby, which shines the spotlight on youn...
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A CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT
Jocelyn Neves was recently crowned Miss Cabrillo Festival during the 51st Miss Cabrillo Festival Pageant, held at the United Portuguese SES Hall in Point Loma. With Neves are the two other lovely c...
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Planners absorb details on proposed conversion of vacated Cabrillo Hospital into an international language school
Transforming a former hospital into an international language school topped the agenda for the Midway Community Planning Group on Sept. 17, along with plans for a new SDG&E substation near the airp...
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Midway business advocacy group begins to flex muscle
A business improvement district (BID) for the Midway/Pacific Highway Corridor — the catalyst to promoting and coalescing local merchants and beautifying the heavily-traveled gateway to Ocean Beach ...
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Get ready to hoist one at the OB Oktoberfest
Grab a stein and join the line at the 10th annual OB Oktoberfest Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, featuring live entertainment, a beer garden and fun events and attractions. The weekend-long event ...
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OB MAN CONVICTED IN HATCHET ATTACK GETS 14 YEARS An Ocean Beach man who repeatedly struck a jeweler with the blunt end of a hatchet was sentenced Sept. 19 to 14 years in state prison, a term of whi...
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Citizens’ Review Board: your opportunity to have a voice on police, civilian issues
Mayor Kevin Faulconer is seeking citizens interested in serving on the city’s Citizens’ Review Board on Police Practices (CRB). The CRB is responsible for reviewing serious citizen complaints again...
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Residents, first responders link arms in fight against crime
The high heat and humidity didn't deter about 80 adults and children of two adjoining Loma Portal Neighborhood Watch “cells” from coming together for a festive block party, potluck, sunset watching...
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