Mission Beach

Cannonball's Rum Manhattan breaks the surface with a balance of taste and texture

Not one, but two, variations on a classic

While the usual vodka- and gin-based poolside-fixtures are welcomed mixtures on the menu, Cannonball’s general manager Ray Means says Cannonball also serves up the brown liquors and offers seasonal variations on classic cocktails. “We could ...

$250k raised, lifeguard project stopped

"I placed 44 calls to Zapf’s office. She refused to speak on the issue."

A group of Mission Beach residents fighting against unpermitted construction of a new lifeguard tower near the Mission Beach Jetty has raised the $250,000 bond needed to stop the project until a court trial can ...

Good food at the amusement park?

Cannonball makes a splash in Mission Beach

After 90 years in existence, Belmont Park is starting to become a food destination. Draft opened in 2014 and, more recently, Cannonball, a Pacific Rim restaurant with lots of sushi options. Cannonball sits atop Draft ...

Low: Bicycle stolen from dog in Mission Beach

Two days later, news reporter spots thief and arrest is made

Mike Minnick and his rescue dog Bixby have been on the road for three years. Minnick, a former bartender, said, "I wanted to change my life, so I packed up the truck and just left." ...

Mission Beach lifeguard station saga continues

Contractor to lose $1400 a day? Really?

San Diego Superior Court judge Katherine Bacal is expected to officially place a hold on construction of a new lifeguard tower near the jetty in South Mission Beach. In a September 18 tentative ruling, expected ...

The largest yellowtail ever caught from shore?

45.6-pound yellowtail from Mission Beach Jetty no accident

San Diego photographer and angler Jarred Davidson and friend Nate Lindsay were on a mission. After seeing yellowtail on bait just outside the breakers in La Jolla and Ocean Beach recently, they decided to walk ...

No Miami-ization of Mission Beach

Planning board puts brakes on 51-home project

Rudeness ruled at a Mission Beach Precise Planning Board meeting Tuesday night, September 15th, as the board rejected a plan to build 51 homes on land that had once been set aside for an elementary ...

100 waves in 12 hours — a Mission Beach marathon

On Saturday, September 19, former touring pro surfer Damien Hobgood will be joining hundreds of surfers at Mission Beach in the Hundred Wave Challenge, where participants ride 100 waves over a 12-hour period. Similar to ...

SmartCars parked stupidly?

The creative way around the coastal parking problem

The end of the summer season this year is noted on the calendar as September 23. But since it’s more traditional for San Diego residents to gladly send everyone packing on Labor Day weekend, we ...

Mission Beach to wait longer for new lifeguard tower

Judge gets a whiff of changed plans and expired permits, halts project

Construction on a new lifeguard tower near the jetty in South Mission Beach must stop until a judge can look into why the city waited nine years after the permit was issued and three years ...

Mission Beach house fire

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