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  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN PB? Jan-Feb Calendar 2018

    WHAT'S HAPPENING IN PB? Jan-Feb Calendar 2018

    ONGOING EVENTS Pacific Beach Farmers Market 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays, along Bayard Street off Garnet Avenue. Organic Farmers Market 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays at the Promenade at Pacific Beach, 4110 Mission Blvd. Kids Art Class 2:30-3:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, for ages 4-9, Pacific Beach Recreation...

  • What's Happening in PB? Calendar of Events October-November 2017

    October Community Calendar Ongoing Events Pacific Beach Farmers Market: 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays, along Bayard Street off Garnet Avenue. Organic Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays at the Promenade at Pacific Beach, 4110 Mission Blvd. Kids Art Class: For ages 4-9, 12:30-1:30 p.m. days TBD, Pacific...

  • Team Survivor Sea Dragon: Bouts with cancer fuel paddlers’ passion for victory

    Team Survivor Sea Dragon: Bouts with cancer fuel paddlers’ passion for victory

    One by one, they pull up to the Youth Aquatic Center on Fiesta Island in the heart of Mission Bay Park in the dreary overcast of an early Sunday morning. But this crowd is anything but dreary. These are the dynamic women of the Team Survivor Sea Dragons, convening on a stretch of sandy beach to...

  • Short-Term Vacation Rentals; PB Town Council hears City Hall views before the Oct. 23 vote

    Short-Term Vacation Rentals; PB Town Council hears City Hall views before the Oct. 23 vote

    On Monday, Oct. 23, the San Diego City Council will hear proposals to regulate the conversion of single-family homes in residential zones into short-term vacation rentals (STVR) for visitors that alter the character of neighborhoods and drive up home prices. As the 92109 Zip code is home to 42...

  • One PB Woman’s Mission: Turning ‘7’ memories into memoirs for posterity

    One PB Woman’s Mission: Turning ‘7’ memories into memoirs for posterity

    You could call it her mission, or you could call it her passion. Whatever you call it, Pacific Beach resident Patricia Benesh is determined to change the face of aging through her company, 7 Memories. Benesh has written three books on the subject and started the company to get more senior citizens...

  • 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...

  • What's Happening in PB? Community Calendar September 2017

    What's Happening in PB? Community Calendar September 2017

    36th annual PAESAN Picnic: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, Crown Point Shores Pavilion, 3700 Corona Oriente Road. Each year the Pacific Beach Town Council holds a Police and Emergency Services Appreciation Night (P.A.E.S.A.N.) honoring SDPD Northern Division, Station 21 of San Diego Fire &...

  • Pacific Beach Woman’s Club: Over a century of camaraderie and charity

    Pacific Beach Woman’s Club: Over a century of camaraderie and charity

    The development of Pacific Beach — from sand dunes, marshy bays, strawberry fields and lemon groves to today’s vibrant “PB” — cannot be separated from one of its oldest organizations, the Pacific Beach Woman’s Club. For more than a century, the club has been an integral and dynamic part of the...

  • Reaping What They've Sown: St. Andrew's breaks ground for PB Community Garden — ‘Bed boxes’ now on sale

    Reaping What They've Sown: St. Andrew's breaks ground for PB Community Garden — ‘Bed boxes’ now on sale

    If Pacific Beach is a fertile community with deep roots conducive to healthy growth that allow residents to blossom and bear fruit, then the new community garden at St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church will be a perfect fit. Organized and operated by the local non-profit Beautiful PB, the community...

  • 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. ...

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