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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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Quick Hits
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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United Way kickoff to fête local activist
The United Way of San Diego County will honor Malin Burnham and Steven Northcote for their ongoing commitment to voluntarism and accomplishments as community leaders at the nonprofit’s annual commu...
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People in the News
Point Loma Resident David Noonan, founding partner at Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge, has won the 2015 Best Lawyers in America designation for the 20th year. He was selected for his accomplishments as a...
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Study of coastal whales inaugurated by Navy
The Navy has inaugurated a study to document the feeding, diving and travel habits of whales off the Southern California coast. The project, which began on July 31, involves Oregon State University...
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OB planners finding it no issue to fill board seats — for a change
It’s getting crowded on the Ocean Beach Planning Board (OBPB). Plagued by chronic vacancies in recent years, there’s suddenly not a spot to be had on the 14-member board. Openings that at one time ...
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Quicker beach water-quality testing bill heads to governor; alerts expedited
The California Senate voted 34-0 on Aug. 29 to send the governor legislation permitting county public health officials to use a quicker water-quality test to warn California’s 238 million beachgoer...
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Irvings to host annual Point Loma Dinner Sept. 13 for military families
San Diego business and community leader Craig Irving and his wife, Rebecca, will open their home on Saturday, Sept. 13 for a special evening to raise funds for The Rosie Network (TRN) during the an...
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Quick Hits
POLICE HUNT FOR MIDWAY BURGER KING ROBBERS Police officials are asking for the public’s help in tracking down information about two armed, masked Latino men who struck the Burger King fast-food res...
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