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  • What's happening in Point Loma and Ocean Beach: Calendar of events for April/May 2019

    What's happening in Point Loma and Ocean Beach: Calendar of events for April/May 2019

    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, drink for purchase, non-profit event. (619) 223-5880. • Citizenship Classes: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, through June 1, Point Loma Library, 3701...

  • Astronobeads designer from Pacific Beach soars into company's third year

    Astronobeads designer from Pacific Beach soars into company's third year

    In a world where everyone is looking down at their phones and posting selfies with messages about their own lives, 23-year old PB resident and jewelry-maker Bea Doheny is spreading a message of curiosity about things beyond oneself — a reminder to "look up." Doheny has been selling handmade solar...

  • Man sues City, scooter-maker over crash in Pacific Beach

    Man sues City, scooter-maker over crash in Pacific Beach

    The City of San Diego is facing a lawsuit filed by a disabled man who said he was injured when teenagers on an electric scooter lost control and caused a bicyclist to slam into his wheelchair on the boardwalk in Pacific Beach last July. Plaintiff Richard Pearson is also suing the scooter manufacturer,...

  • Mayor calls for new law to stop proliferation of people living in vehicles on City streets lots

    Mayor calls for new law to stop proliferation of people living in vehicles on City streets lots

    At a press conference March 25 held in Mission Bay Park, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced he would bring forward a new ordinance to ban the proliferation of people living in vehicles on residential streets and parking lots. At the same time, he said, the City will expand the existing Safe Parking...

  • Pacific Beach Planning Group welcomes new members

    Pacific Beach Planning Group welcomes new members

    The Pacific Beach Planning Group discussed several issues at its March 27 meeting at the library. These included election results, sidewalk safety, sewer line updates and a review of EcoDistrict accomplishments. Board members Elections subcommittee chair Carolyn Chase announced the results of the...

  • Pacific Beach News Briefs

    Pacific Beach News Briefs

    Call for community volunteers: Graffiti Clean-up Day is May 4 The PB Town Council will host the 11th annual Graffiti Clean-up Day, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 4, launching from the patio of Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church, 1675 Garnet Ave. (at Jewell Street). Each year since 2008, volunteers...

  • Pacific Beach Crime & Safety Report

    Pacific Beach Crime & Safety Report

    Suspect(s) sought in felony vandalism cases San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department 's Northern Division, are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect(s) involved in at least eight incidents, reported between November 2018 and...

  • What's happening in Pacific Beach

    What's happening in Pacific Beach

    ONGOING EVENTS Pacific Beach Farmers Market: 2-7 p.m., Tuesdays along Bayard Street off Garnet Avenue. Original Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Promenade at Pacific Beach, 4110 Mission Blvd. Pacific Beach Toastmasters: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rec Center, 4649 Gresham St. Whether...

  • How under-vaccinated are La Jolla's public schools? Rising medical exemptions beg that question; 28 students were medically excused

    How under-vaccinated are La Jolla's public schools? Rising medical exemptions beg that question; 28 students were medically excused

    In 2015, California outlawed non-medical vaccine exemptions for school entry. At the time, only 90.4 percent of kindergartners in our state’s public schools were fully immunized. The law (SB 277) seems to have worked, since 95.1 percent of California kindergartners had all their required shots...

  • Father Joe's Villages issues call for volunteers in San Diego area

    Father Joe's Villages issues call for volunteers in San Diego area

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: In 2018, Father Joe's Villages helped over 14,500 people experiencing homelessness, providing 1.1 million hot meals, 29,000 showers and over 218,800 nights of short-term shelter in the process. This work is only possible because of the over 10,000 hard-working volunteers who...

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