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  • 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...

  • It takes a village to raise a child: Two kid-centered businesses serve Pacific Beach families

    It takes a village to raise a child: Two kid-centered businesses serve Pacific Beach families

    Editor's Note: This feature is the first in a series of reports on family-friendly entities in Pacific Beach . In the upcoming issues, we plan features on the Beach & Bay YMCA, PB and Santa Clara Recreation Centers, preschools and sports leagues. In today's hectic and harried world, many families...

  • 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...

  • City plans $430,000 repair to Ocean Beach pier--work should be finished by May 27

    City plans $430,000 repair to Ocean Beach pier--work should be finished by May 27

    San Diego public works crews have begun $430,000 in emergency repairs on the Ocean Beach Pier, which has been closed since Jan. 19 because of major damage suffered during a winter storm that featured large waves and high tides. The repairs to railings, and sewer and electrical lines, which are...

  • Crime report for Point Loma and Ocean Beach, mid-February to mid-March 2019

    Crime report for Point Loma and Ocean Beach, mid-February to mid-March 2019

    Vandalism case ends in injury Officers responding to a report of vandalism at 4:48 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28 on the 3100 block of Midway Drive, arrived on the scene and attempted to contact the male suspect. A foot pursuit ensued. An officer caught up to the suspect on the 3500 block of Rosecrans...

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