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  • 353 guests attend Heart of PB Restaurant Walk in September

    353 guests attend Heart of PB Restaurant Walk in September

    The Heart of PB Restaurant Walk, held 4-9 p.m. Sept. 13 along Garnet Avenue between Lamont and Dawes Streets, netted about $5,000 in support of Discover PB programs, which include the Clean & Safe project and several community events. Sara Berns of Discover PB reports that 353 tickets were sold...

  • Chicago on the Beach: 710 Club huddles with Chi-Town fans on game days

    Chicago on the Beach: 710 Club huddles with Chi-Town fans on game days

    When Bob and Stacey Morrone of Las Vegas planned their 25th wedding anniversary last month, they eventually settled on enjoying their special occasion together in San Diego, like others had done before them. With all of the unique sites, great dining, fun activities and gorgeous beaches available...

  • Back-to-School Q&A with PB's Six Public School Principals

    Back-to-School Q&A with PB's Six Public School Principals

    Principal Aida Hernandez Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy Contact: 2445 Fogg St. (858) 800-5700. ahernandez1@sandi.net Grades: TK-Grade 5; since 2007, offers a Mandarin Chinese immersion program Enrollment: 492 Mascot: The Panda Bear Are there any big changes ahead? We are opening a preschool...

  • BITS AND PIECES: 'Neighbors Preserving Kate Sessions Heritage’ shocked into action by reservoir property sale

    Residents of the Soledad Terrace neighborhood around Los Altos Road have been scrambling to find answers about the City’s impending sale of the 4.76-acre site of the Pacific Beach Reservoir property with little success to date. The neighborhood is the site of the former home of famed horticulturist...

  • A List of PB Community Resources

    A List of PB Community Resources

    Civic Associations Pacific Beach Town Council, 1706 Garnet Ave., (858) 483-6666, pbtowncouncil.org Pacific Beach Business District, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org District 2 San Diego City Council Rep: Lorie Zapf, City Administration Building, 202 “C” St., 10th Floor, San...

  • Catching Up with Lorie Zapf: City Council rep working ‘to get things done!’ in Pacific Beach

    Catching Up with Lorie Zapf: City Council rep working ‘to get things done!’ in Pacific Beach

    Lorie Zapf, age 59, represents the communities of Bay Park, Morena, Midway/North Bay, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach and Point Loma on the San Diego City Council. She plans to run for a second term in 2018. She’s lived in Bay Ho (near Clairemont) for 17 years with her husband, Eric,...

  • Meet the San Diego Beach Detail

    Meet the San Diego Beach Detail

    The San Diego Police Department Northern Division has two “Beach Teams.” The year-round night detail has the primary duty of policing the bar districts, and the May-September day beach detail has the primary duty of policing the boardwalk from the Mission Beach Jetty (Point Medanos) to the Torrey...

  • BITS AND PIECES: Hydrangea Cove beach décor shop relocates

    BITS AND PIECES: Hydrangea Cove beach décor shop relocates

    Hydrangea Cove, selling gift and beach cottage items, has moved to 845 Garnet Ave. Previously in business for six years on Turquoise Street, owner Susan Christopher said she took the opportunity to move her shop to an established retail area, just a-block-and-a-half from the ocean, with customer...

  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Gently on The Bay! The women of the ZLAC Club get a grip on fitness, friendship

    Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Gently on The Bay! The women of the ZLAC Club get a grip on fitness, friendship

    Members of the club. The term is practically an idiom, referring to people who share interests, values and experiences. At ZLAC Rowing Club on Mission Bay, the expression is apt and probably as old as the club itself. Started in 1892, the club caters to those who relish the sport of rowing. But...

  • Wake up and smell the coffee! PB baristas have a pot on for you!

    Wake up and smell the coffee! PB baristas have a pot on for you!

    Life for coffee lovers has really perked up in Pacific Beach. In just a few years, several coffee shops have opened along Cass Street, joining neighborhood favorites on Garnet Avenue and Ingraham Street. Each offers a unique menu and vibe, whether for quick take-out or laid-back sitting and sipping....

  • Here's a bit about the five Pacific Beach Landmarks we love

    Here's a bit about the five Pacific Beach Landmarks we love

    Pacific Beach has much in common with beach towns up and down the California coast – sun and sand, fun and a laid-back lifestyle. But a few local landmarks and attractions are unique to this community of approximately 47,000. 1) Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages – In how many places can you sleep...

  • Locals say Pacific Beach is perfect choice for weekend staycations

    Locals say Pacific Beach is perfect choice for weekend staycations

    What is your ideal 48-hour staycation? Is it to relax and do as little as possible? Stroll, take in the sights, leisurely meals and some shops? Throw yourself into biking, surfing or paddle boarding? Bar hop and dance the night away? However you define vacation, you'll find it in Pacific Beach...

  • The First 20 Years: A brief history of Pacific Beach (1887-1907)

    The First 20 Years: A brief history of Pacific Beach (1887-1907)

    The history of a place as colorful as Pacific Beach need not be encyclopedic, not when the quirks are more fun than the red-letter dates. It’s true enough that P.B. was founded in 1887, having been developed by R.A., J.R. and W.W. Thomas, D.C. Reed. O.S. Hubbell, D.P. Hale, Thomas Metcalf, Charles...

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