Content for Friday, February 8, 2013

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No third three-story home on West Point Loma Blvd.

O.B. Planning Board denies variance request

In a blow against the gentrification of Ocean Beach, architect Elizabeth Young's plans for a 400-foot variance on a planned three-story residence were shot down by the Ocean Beach Planning Board on February 6. The ...

Coronado is haunted

Across the bay, tales of the paranormal at the Hotel Del and Loews resort.

“You see that too, right?” Lacey held her wine glass at half-mast, staring at the steps leading from the Hotel Del Coronado to the Pacific Ocean. We were outdoors at Babcock & Story, the Del’s ...

Foolish Blood by Two Hours Traffic

It’s embarrassing to admit I’ve never heard of a band that’s been around since 2002 — which convinces me its winsome sound transcends “noteworthy,” demanding “essential” status — unless that sound is so good that ...

Townshend, Daltrey, & Co. deliver Quadrophenia to Valley View

Forty years after the album’s release, the Who have hit the road with Quadrophenia, a tale of Jimmy the Mod’s identity crisis, as told by rockers of stadiums. From ambient opener “I Am the Sea” ...