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Vehicle flips on West Point Loma Boulevard
A car carrying four people slammed into several parked vehicles before flipping onto its roof in Point Loma overnight Monday.   According to San Diego police, at about 12:30 a.m. a car was driving ...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surfer who died at Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational identified
Authorities have publicly identified a 62-year-old surfer who died after he was pulled from the water during the 21st annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational at La Jolla Shores on Sunday, A...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homeless man beaten in Midway District
San Diego police are seeking an assailant who used a piece of wood to beat a man into unconsciousness outside a closed business in the Midway District. The 54-year-old victim was resting alongside ...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend closures of Balboa Avenue off-ramp from northbound I-5
The Balboa Avenue off-ramp from northbound I-5 will be closed for at least two upcoming weekends in order to accommodate construction to add a second track to the region’s coastal rail line. This d...
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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What are the top cat names in San Diego County?
Selecting a meow-worthy moniker for a feline friend may be as easy as adopting a pet at one of San Diego County Department of Animal Services’ three shelters. The most paw-pular cat name in San Die...
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turning Wabaska into a safe route to school; Voltaire Bridge to receive improvements
In the view of civic activists the Wabaska project, whose vision is to convert Wabaska Drive in Point Loma as part of a Safe Route to Schools Corridor, is nearing “critical mass.” “Wabaska Drive is...
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Quality of life and safety’ concerns for Pacific Beach residents
There is growing concern among community leaders and residents alike as the rising number of homeless – and issues associated with them – continues to grow in coastal communities like Pacific and M...
Aug 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeing homeless as an individual issue
They're the see-through people. That's how “Paul,” who characterizes himself as a “missionary,” describes Pacific Beach's homeless population. Changing that perception is the first — and most essen...
Aug 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents again save Torrey pine in Ocean Beach
On Thursday, Aug. 11, City of San Diego alerted community members that a failing Torrey pine tree would be removed from 4652 Saratoga Ave. in Ocean Beach on Friday, Aug. 12, starting at 7 a.m. But ...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loman named to San Diego Film Foundation board
The San Diego Film Foundation, an educational nonprofit organization that produces the annual San Diego International Film Festival, recently announced that Point Loman Kris Michell, president and ...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week – Yuruichi
Say hello to Yuruichi. This beautiful cat is named after an anime character who can transform herself into a black cat. Our 2-year-old girl does have a flair for the dramatic so maybe she has more ...
Aug 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego rents fourth highest in California and rising in beach communities
Whiskered political showman and viral internet sensation Jimmy McMillan said it, San Diegans are feeling it, and a new report by Apartmentlist.com proves it. “The rent is too damn high!” With a med...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Railroad spikes used to kill homeless
Railroad spikes were plunged into the bodies of three homeless men who were killed in a series of attacks, a prosecutor told a judge on Tuesday. Deputy District Attorney Makenzie Harvey told San Di...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach Scholarship Fund awarding scholarships
Ocean Beach Scholarship Fund is awarding scholarships to adults in the Ocean Beach community. If you have volunteered 25 or more hours to make Ocean Beach a better place to live/work and are a coll...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Tigre needs a home
Just about every animal left the county shelter in Carlsbad on Clear the Shelters day except Tigre. She was passed over even though she’s been with us since April. Tigre is a 12-year-old spayed fem...
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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