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Volunteers count the homeless in Pacific Beach
Cold, dark, and early. On Thomas Avenue, the lights are glowing at Pacific Beach United Methodist Church and nearly 40 people, bundled up in sweatshirts, hats and scarves, are huddled around Imelda...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Wine Pub honors four Peninsulans for community service
As part of its fifth anniversary celebration late last year, Shelter Island's The Wine Pub saluted four community-nominated residents for growing and uniting the Peninsula neighborhood. Honorees in...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Activists raise awareness of climate change with ‘high tide line’ event in Mission Beach
Thick chalk lines drawn along the Mission Boulevard sidewalk in Mission Beach on Jan. 19 represented the high tide flood line projected to occur within the next 35 years by scientists at the Scripp...
Jan 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dogs rescued in Point Loma house fire
Firefighters saved two dogs from a fire that destroyed the attic and roof of a Point Loma home on Jan. 20, a fire official said. When firefighters got to the single-story house on Wildwood Road nea...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council OKs permit fee among medical pot regs
San Diego City Council voted 8-1 Jan. 20 in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee of nearly $1,100 for annual operati...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kings of the deep are now granting audiences
By Dave Schwab January brings rain and cooler temperatures as well as the seasonal grey whale migration along the San Diego coast, which can be captured by locals and visitors alike taking boats or...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Haynes murder proceedings suspended amid incompetency finding
Criminal proceedings were suspended Jan. 7 for a 22-year-old Point Loma man charged with killing his parents in their Sunset Cliffs home Nov. 28 after his attorney told a judge he doubted his clien...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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PB man released from jail under bond
A Pacific Beach man indicted on drug and weapon charges, including endangerment of human life during an explosion while manufacturing hashish oil, was released from jail Dec. 23 on a $75,000 proper...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second Back Door Bandit sentenced to 14 years
One of four Backdoor Bandits who participated in a series of armed holdups at restaurants and other businesses in Ocean Beach, La Jolla and Clairemont last year was sentenced Dec. 22 to 14 years an...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NTC, OB bike stations approved and ready
Though the Peninsula won’t be included in the initial rollout of bike share beginning Oct. 30 in downtown San Diego, six locations in Liberty Station, and four in Ocean Beach, are approved and read...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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-...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick Hits
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 ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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