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The Bishop's School celebrates Class of 2016
On May 27, an audience of family and friends on The Bishop’s School Quad joined the 137 members of the Class of 2016, the school’s 107th graduating class, for the commencement ceremony. Before givi...
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expect large waves, rip currents this weekend
Big waves and strong rip currents are expected along the San Diego County coastline again, but forecasters said the potentially dangerous ocean conditions would begin to calm before excessively hot...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chili Cook-Off raises funds for Ocean Beach’s fireworks show
There is no shortage of things to do at the Ocean Beach Street Fair, but the one essential stop is at its signature event, the Chili Cook-Off. Located at the foot of Veterans Avenue, right on the w...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lights, sports, and lawsuits in Point Loma
A lawsuit is pending on behalf of neighbors near Point Loma High School opposed to stadium lights proposed as part of a multi-phase, master-planned modernization of the 91-year-old school's campus ...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach man convicted for pulling down woman’s bikini
A jury convicted an Ocean Beach man Tuesday of misdemeanor battery of a woman whose bikini bottom was pulled down while she was sitting on a seawall near him close to the Ocean Beach pier. After de...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous rip currents, high surf expected
Potentially dangerous rip currents and higher than average surf are expected to develop June 14 as a pair of swells move toward the San Diego County coastline. A National Weather Service beach haza...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kobey's Swap Meet expands to Thursday evenings for summer
Swap meet lovers rejoice, Kobey's in the Midway District is debuting a summertime Thursday night edition now through Labor Day. “We felt it was a good time to try a night market in the summertime f...
Jun 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Apparent suicide near Ocean Beach Pier
The body of a woman who appeared to have committed suicide was found June 10 in a car parked near the Ocean Beach Pier. The death in a public parking lot at the foot of Newport Avenue was reported ...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pacific Beach neighborhoods experiencing bad sewer odors
Kristen and Jeffrey Montez moved back to Pacific Beach this April, and immediately noticed something had changed. A strange smell, described as being “sulfurous” or “like rotten eggs,” had spread t...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billboard battle between PLA and motel in Point Loma goes to court
An ongoing battle over a billboard between a Point Loma motel owner and a local nonprofit just got nastier. The Point Loma Association (PLA) May 27 filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court again...
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City planners allow buildup of Froude St. lot in Ocean Beach
Overriding neighbors' and planners' concerns, the city Planning Commission May 26 voted 5-1 to deny an appeal of developer's plans to build two homes on a split lot some Ocean Beach neighbors consi...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Splat! Gravity takes over at UCSD’s Watermelon Drop
This year's Watermelon Royalty, sophomore Karlee Garcia, who along with her Watermelon Royalty runnerup Taylor Raymondo, climbed to the top of Urey Hall at UCSD to prove once again that gravity doe...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter Island beach water quality on ‘Bummer’ list
Ocean water quality at Southern California beaches is continuing to improve, thanks in part to a lack of rain runoff attributable to the continuing drought, but the beach at Shelter Island ranked a...
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Senior Lounge opens at Peninsula Shepherd Center
A popular senior center in Point Loma recently opened its Senior Lounge to better serve active "youngsters" age 60 and above across the Peninsula at All Souls Episcopal Church, 1475 Catalina Blvd. ...
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The election is Tuesday – do you know where to vote?
The Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday but you can find your polling place now. The location is listed on the back of the Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlet sent to your home or you...
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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