Susan DeMaggio

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  • EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK: Hello 2018! Goodbye Power Lines!

    EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK: Hello 2018! Goodbye Power Lines!

    These days, navigating the streets in Pacific Beach means dealing with road blocks, backhoe loaders, bulldozers and construction workers onsite for our portion of the City of San Diego Utilities Undergrounding Program. (Which, by the way, was initiated in 1967 to provide residents with “clearer...

  • La Jolla Village Merchants host first Winter Gala, present first Jewel Awards

    La Jolla Village Merchants host first Winter Gala, present first Jewel Awards

    It’s good to do business in La Jolla. That’s the message the La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA) put forth at its inaugural Winter Gala, Dec. 14, which was held inside the Poliform La Jolla design/furnishings store at 7726 Girard Ave. In addition to the mixing and mingling, cocktails,...

  • Q&A with Greg Daunoras: Pacific Beach Town Council President

    Q&A with Greg Daunoras: Pacific Beach Town Council President

    Where did you grow up? I grew up in the Chicago area. I attended Northern Illinois University where I earned a bachelor’s degree in communications. Immediately upon graduation from NIU at the age of 22, I moved to San Diego to accept a civilian job with the U.S. Navy. What do you do for a living?...

  • St. Paul’s Lutheran School: 7 Decades of Faith, Family, Foundation in PB

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School: 7 Decades of Faith, Family, Foundation in PB

    Last month, PB Monthly’s cover story was a Back-to-School interview with the community’s six public school principals. Congratulating ourselves for pulling it off during their busiest time of the year, our celebration was short-lived when the phones started ringing to say we forgot one! Acknowledging...

  • Corey Levitan joins La Jolla Light as staff writer

    Corey Levitan joins La Jolla Light as staff writer

    La Jolla Light welcomes Corey Levitan as its newest staff writer. Levitan will cover community and government meetings for the newspaper and website, as well as contribute science and offbeat human-interest and humor stories. He joins the news team headed by editor Susan DeMaggio, with five-year...

  • 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,...

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