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Public’s needs should be the priority in South Mission Beach
Editor: Allow me to begin by stating the obvious: The concerns of a few oceanfront homeowners in South Mission Beach about the lifeguard tower under construction there has nothing to do with public...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Pacific to Plate' legislation aims to bring more fresh fish to San Diego tables
By Speaker Toni G. Atkins It is no secret that San Diego is home to some fresh, delicious seafood. From fish tacos to fine dining, San Diegans have made seafood a healthful staple on their dinner p...
Apr 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missed opportunity on Nimitz median
Dear Beacon staff: I enjoy your newspaper and read it cover to cover. Yet, I believe you missed a great opportunity to do a serious, in-depth journalistic article on an example of what we would all...
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cañon Street crosswalk: traffic signal, not closure
Editor: Point Loma is mourning the death of a baby and injury to her father after they were hit by a car while crossing Cañon Street at Catalina. Residents have known for years that the unprotected...
Mar 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report shows necessity of mandatory water conservation measures, Coastkeeper says
San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects drinkable waters in San Diego County, says a county-specific report released Feb. 17 shows why mandatory water-use restrictions should be the new normal and th...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scofflaw jaywalker learns his lesson on the streets
*** Editor's note: Dave Schwab is the reporter at San Diego Community Newspaper Group, publisher of La Jolla Village News. *** I went to a Padres game at Petco Park last May for a free T-shirt give...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairest plan for funding Chargers stadium is also illegal
My dethroned Seattle Seahawks are licking their wounds over the dumbest call in the history of the Super Bowl universe, one that ended in an interception with 20 seconds left as we were driving for...
Feb 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourists are the icing on the cake in the PB of 2015
Starting off the year, we saw many businesses that had endured difficult economic times or new business ready to open where others had not survived. Pacific Beach, being a major tourist destination...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flu shots: No, thanks -- better safe than sorry
Last November, little Marysue Grivna reportedly survived the prospect of a rare disease long enough to play a game of tag. Four days later, the 10-year-old Tampa girl fell ill with Acute Disseminat...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: End of an era for Ob barber still a happy sunset story
This isn’t a sad story because there are two happy endings. But it starts with a bit of nostalgia for an Ocean Beach that is no more. First was the pet store on Cable Street and Newport Avenue. The...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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COUNCIL CORNER: Why I voted to increase the minimum wage in San Diego
Last weekend I was outside the Trader Joe’s at Liberty Station where I met Pete. Pete is from Los Angeles and came down to San Diego to obtain signatures opposing the minimum-wage ordinance. I list...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Correction
It was inaccurately reported in a Peninsula Beacon article (“City’s plan to uproot illegal pot shops is a slow, aduous process,” Aug. 28, Page 1) that Bountiful (Happy High) Herbs and Super Max on ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Correction
It was inaccurately reported in a Peninsula Beacon article (“City’s plan to uproot illegal pot shops is a slow, aduous process,” Aug. 28, Page 1) that Bountiful (Happy High) Herbs and Super Max on ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Correction
It was inaccurately reported in a Peninsula Beacon article (“City’s plan to uproot illegal pot shops is a slow, aduous process,” Aug. 28, Page 1) that Bountiful (Happy High) Herbs and Super Max on ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: Building density issues continue to be at forefront of concerns
I appreciated the feedback of community members regarding density in the Aug. 14 Peninsula Beacon.  It is critical for District 2 residents to be engaged in the community planning process so they c...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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