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  • Blondes on Beers: Stone Brewing is not just IPAs anymore

    Blondes on Beers: Stone Brewing is not just IPAs anymore

    BLONDES ON BEERS: Stone Brewing. The very name evokes the Mount Rushmore of craft beer in San Diego. But even if you know the aggressively hoppy IPAs from Stone's 23-year history, the Liberty Station tasting room, brewery and restaurant in Point Loma known as the Stone Brewing World Bistro & Garden...

  • San Diego Education Office working to prevent school drug use

    San Diego Education Office working to prevent school drug use

    Guest Commentary / Opinion / Our Readers Write: There have been countless news stories regarding the opioid fentanyl, and the fact that San Diego is where the deadly drug is being smuggled through. DEA officials have said 85 percent of the illicit fentanyl entering the United States from Mexico...

  • At Kiwi Spa, it's natural, state-of-the-art skin care in Pacific Beach/San Diego

    At Kiwi Spa, it's natural, state-of-the-art skin care in Pacific Beach/San Diego

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The first thing you notice when you enter Kiwi Spa is, well, the kiwis. They're everywhere. On pillows, on the wall, and even on the earrings that spa owner Maya Banks wears. The scrubs that Banks and her estheticians, Luna and Anastasia, wear are kiwi green. And Maya's nail...

  • Next Gen/Metroplex commercial jet noise update for San Diego region and La Jolla, Feb. 2019

    Next Gen/Metroplex commercial jet noise update for San Diego region and La Jolla, Feb. 2019

    Guest Commentary / Opinion / Our Readers Write: Here is an update about the commercial jet noise associated with the FAA 's NextGen Metroplex system, the impact studies commissioned by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (SDCRAA), and the recently proposed $3B airport expansion. The...

  • Major cancer breakthrough at La Jolla's Salk Institute

    Major cancer breakthrough at La Jolla's Salk Institute

    On the northwest corner of the Salk Institute campus, the history of cancer research has just been altered. There’s no magic pill or vaccine yet, just the realization that a major assumption about the disease — which kills around 9 million people a year worldwide — has been wrong.

  • JRDN Restaurant at Tower23 has new look, new menu in Pacific Beach/San Diego

    JRDN Restaurant at Tower23 has new look, new menu in Pacific Beach/San Diego

    IN GOOD TASTE: It was time to freshen up a little. So JRDN Restaurant, located within Tower23 Hotel right on the boardwalk at Felspar Street in Pacific Beach, started changing things up this year. The restaurant's been open since 2005 and has always been known for its 70-foot "wave wall" that reflects...

  • Young executive takes up Granny Flats cause in San Diego and California

    Young executive takes up Granny Flats cause in San Diego and California

    Thinking of building a secondary housing structure on your property? It's now easier in California to do so, thanks to 2017 legislation. And in San Diego it's less expensive, since the City Council voted in April to waive Development Impact Fees, Facility Benefit Assessment Fees and General Plan...

  • Philanthropist Audrey Geisel, ‘Mrs. Seuss,’ dies in La Jolla at 97

    Philanthropist Audrey Geisel, ‘Mrs. Seuss,’ dies in La Jolla at 97

    Before popular children’s author Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel died in 1991, he told his wife, Audrey, that she would be “the one who would have to live with all the critters and move them on.” That she did, shepherding his legendary menagerie — the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Horton, the Lorax —...

  • Various De Anza Cove plans on view at Pacific Beach Town Council meeting

    Various De Anza Cove plans on view at Pacific Beach Town Council meeting

    Next year, the City of San Diego is expected to select which alternative plans for the De Anza Cove Revitalization Project will be included with its own for an Environmental Impact Report. The various stakeholders made their cases before the community at the Pacific Beach Town Council meeting,...

  • Gems of the Week: 'Living Coral' is the Color of the Year for 2019

    Gems of the Week: 'Living Coral' is the Color of the Year for 2019

    GEMS OF THE WEEK: • Out of the Blue The global hue experts at Pantone in Carlstadt, New Jersey, announced that Living Coral is the Color of the Year for 2019, selected because: "It's a nurturing color that appears in our natural surroundings and at the same time, displays a lively presence within...

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