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  • Blondes on Beer: Kilowatt lights up Ocean Beach brewing scene

    Blondes on Beer: Kilowatt lights up Ocean Beach brewing scene

    BLONDES ON BEER: Welcome to our inaugural Blondes on Beers column! As co-beer enthusiasts, we — Ashley Mackin-Solomon and Crystal Hoyt — will use this report to explore the breweries and tasting rooms in Ocean Beach and Point Loma. Though we are by no means "experts," we love beer and are here...

  • Housing, parks part of plan to revitalize sports arena area

    Housing, parks part of plan to revitalize sports arena area

    The area around San Diego's sports arena would be transformed into dense housing, modern commercial projects, 30 acres of parks and a bay-to-bay trail under a new growth blueprint City officials are proposing. The plan would make the community more vibrant and less industrial by chopping up its...

  • 92106 Meets 92107: Peninsula engages in Community Conversation

    92106 Meets 92107: Peninsula engages in Community Conversation

    The evening was modeled after a “Leaders Meeting,” where board chiefs gather to share news, plans, events, concerns and solutions. And that it was — made all the sweeter by beer, wine, pizza and sandwiches, courtesy of The Venetian, Surf Side Deli and Miguel’s! The Peninsula Community Conversation,...

  • CRIME & SAFETY REPORT

    CRIME & SAFETY REPORT

    Truck set ablaze, shots fired in OB incident A man who chased a vehicle after someone set a pickup truck in Ocean Beach ablaze early April 5, was apparently fired upon in a nearby alley, police said. No one was hurt, but the windshield of the man's truck was shattered. Police received a report...

EVENTS

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  • What's happening in your neighborhood

    What's happening in your neighborhood

    ONGOING EVENTS Bingo Games 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal. (Doors open 4:30 p.m.) $21 to play all the games; food and drink for purchase, non-profit event. (619) 223-5880. Tuesday Movies 6 p.m. Community Room, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. "Enough Said,"...

  • Thursday Club’s Rummage Sale nets $160,000 for charity

    Thursday Club’s Rummage Sale nets $160,000 for charity

    A rainy weekend couldn’t dampen the spirits of bargain-hunters at the 91st annual Thursday Club Rummage Sale, March 10-11 in the Balboa Park Activity Center. Pulling carts, wagons and even wheel barrows, shoppers made their way through the well-labeled aisles, loading up on the gently-used items...

  • Foundation picks 25 Point Loma gems for architectural tour

    Foundation picks 25 Point Loma gems for architectural tour

    More than a dozen of Point Loma’s most treasured architectural wonders were included in this year’s Open House San Diego (OH! SD) tours, March 24-25, which also featured 80 must-see sites in Bankers Hill, Balboa Park, Downtown and Barrio Logan. An annual program of the San Diego Architectural Foundation...

PEOPLE

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  • Sit down for the stand-up at Lot's 'Monday Comedy' nights

    Sit down for the stand-up at Lot's 'Monday Comedy' nights

    It's no secret to San Diegans that Point Loma is an established, family-friendly part of town with a big military presence. It's home to some of the most iconic San Diego landmarks, close to the water, and of course, base of the former Navy Training Center-turned-Liberty Station. Among the many...

  • Meet OB MainStreet Association chief Denny Knox

    Meet OB MainStreet Association chief Denny Knox

    Celebrating 40 years, the Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association (OBMA) is a non-profit 501(c) 6. Its mission is to promote and support local business and economic vitality in the Ocean Beach community. The OBMA manages both the Ocean Beach Business Improvement District (BID) and the Maintenance Assessment...

  • Q&A with Point Loma Association chair Clark Anthony Burlingame

    Q&A with Point Loma Association chair Clark Anthony Burlingame

    The Point Loma Association has a 20-member board of directors. Terms are two-years, with maximum service of six consecutive years. The board is led by four officers: Chair (Clark Anthony Burlingame), Vice Chair (Dave Martin), Treasurer (Ted Walker) and Secretary (Ted Kay). There are additional...

PLACES

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  • Point Loma Playhouse toasts its 10th Anniversary

    Point Loma Playhouse toasts its 10th Anniversary

    Theatrical group gala May 3 at Pt. Loma Assembly

  • Wake up and smell the coffee

    Wake up and smell the coffee

    Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series about the independent coffee shops in town whose owners are brewing up cupfuls of delicious decadence. Look for part-two in the May issue of Point Loma-OB Monthly. Point Loma and Ocean Beach have no shortage of special places to get a cup of...

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