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  • Guardians of the Alleyways: Homeless find jobs in PB working to keep things clean

    Guardians of the Alleyways: Homeless find jobs in PB working to keep things clean

    In the twilight hours of morning, the Pacific Beach Street Guardians (PBSG) roll trash cans across the PB boardwalk picking up litter from the previous night’s beach town activities. The Street Guardians are homeless people, contracted by Discover Pacific Beach to clean up community grounds. As...

  • Permitters approve zoning proposal, new residence project in La Jolla

    Permitters approve zoning proposal, new residence project in La Jolla

    At the July 18 meeting of the Development Permit Review committee (DPR) permitters approved an endorsement of the proposal by several La Jolla residents to add a new path for development in La Jolla, killing the “50 percent” exemption that some builders use to bypass the costly and time-consuming...

  • 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...

  • Pacific Beach Community Resources

    Pacific Beach Community Resources

    Police Station San Diego Northern Division 4275 Eastgate Mall UTC(858) 552-1700 Complaint Line: (619) 515-2777 Emergency Line: 9-1-1 Post office US Post Office, 4640 Cass St., (858) 272-1948, usps.com Fire station San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Station 21, 750 Grand Ave., (619) 533-4300. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • IN GOOD TASTE: Baja Med-inspired cuisine is served with style at Pueblo in Pacific Beach

    IN GOOD TASTE: Baja Med-inspired cuisine is served with style at Pueblo in Pacific Beach

    When it came to his vision for just the right restaurant in Pacific Beach, Mark Oliver asked himself a couple of rhetorical questions. “People want to eat healthy,” he recalled thinking at the time, “and what is the image that San Diego has? Mexican and seafood. And what can you do that combines...

  • 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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