Pacific Beach Photos

Underneath Crystal Pier, Pacific Beach

Sunset in Pacific Beach

An explosion of dramatic light over ...

Golden sunset in Pacific Beach

Places to go in Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach Events

DJ Demon

The Local Pacific Beach

Friday, September 4, 8 p.m.

Charlie Rae Band

710 Beach Club

Friday, September 4, 8 p.m.
Sunset Luau

Sunset Luau

Catamaran Resort

Friday, September 4, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Afrojazziacs

The Turquoise Café-Bar Europa

Friday, September 4, 9 p.m.

Pacific Beach Deals & Discounts

$10 Oil Change at Qwik Auto Center

Qwik Auto Center in Pacific Beach has 3.5 stars on Yelp. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will provide you with an oil change that includes up to 5 quarts of standard oil for only $10. Fine Print Limit 1 certificate per visit. Valid for up to 5 quarts of standard ...

Pacific Beach News & Stories

Oz-Con, Surf Dogs, and Watermelon Days ...

... and other things to do as we enter August

Thursday | 30 The morning starts with a hosted, sit-down breakfast in the Casa del Rey Moro Garden overlooking the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, where a group of presenters will speak about the future of the ...

Pacific Beach revolt against Deco Bikes

Faulconer and Zapf scorned on Grand Avenue

Late Thursday afternoon (July 23) Deco Bike Racks were installed in two prime locations on the boardwalk in Pacific Beach. Recommendations by the Pacific Beach Town Council and the Pacific Beach Planning Group were apparently ...

How Airbnb is ruining Pacific Beach

Ten years ago, most of the housing on the boardwalk in Mission Beach was old apartment complexes filled with college students. When the locals took a bike ride on the boardwalk we would stop along ...

One negative remark kills the aloha spirit

It has been said that any day you go into the ocean is a good day. Getting down to the beach, putting on a wetsuit, and watching all of the surfers in the parking lot ...

His bark wasn't worse than the gun

Pacific Beach dog owner sues police for killing his animal

Pacific Beach resident Ian Anderson has filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego and the police department over the March 15, 2015, police shooting that killed Anderson's six-year-old pit bull, Burberry. On that ...

Pacific Beach HOLLER

Holler about this neighborhood in the comment section below. Share anything and everything about Pacific Beach: compliments, critiques, lost-n-found items, recommendations, neighborhood crime watch, you name it!

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Snobunny50 May 30, 2013 @ 1:33 p.m.

So far in PB I have discovered.... Day drinking is where its at - DB's and Fist Pumpers come out at night and you can guarantee anywhere you are by 2am there will be a fight. Thrift Trader is AWESOME!! Millers Field has a cool view, good food and fun people -upstairs. The Lobster Taquito's at PB Cantina are Bomb Tuesday nights at the Turquoise Cafe there is a painting class thats pretty rad. The Farmers Market SUCKS but, a super cute boy makes his own Peanut Butter and sells it there... Fred's Mexican is a stupid copycat version of the Real Fred's in HB The Silverfox is an awesome dive with stiff drinks and a killer bacon-hotdog stand Robertos is the shizzz and Rocky's makes a mean burger And La Haina is Dope on a Sunny weekend day

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justinej92009 June 4, 2013 @ 10:51 a.m.

Pacific Beach, how do I love you? Let me count the ways:

  1. Your beauteous beaches and sun kissed sand
  2. The way Mr. Frostie's is devoured before it melts in my hand
  3. Drunk frat boys who wander into the wrong bars
  4. Blissful retirees, sporting beach cruisers instead of cars
  5. Oscar's on Turquoise St., now open in Ocean Beach
  6. Bouncers who kick my friends out of bars, even when they were being a peach

So, my fair city, before I bid this comment adieu. Just know that you are the greatest place in San Diego, and I truly love you!

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Aztec86 Sept. 1, 2013 @ 3:06 p.m.

It's waaay worse than you described. Sorry.

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Clancy92 June 15, 2013 @ 11:14 a.m.

PB t-shirt design, I hope you like puns Pacific Beach!

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cshanejor June 22, 2013 @ 9:39 a.m.

92109 travelling on Garnett time!! Need a shirt

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ekittler June 24, 2013 @ 10:11 a.m.

92109 is the best zip code in San Diego County - everything you want to do is right there. Great beaches and restaurants and neighborhoods.

T- shirts look great. Will wear mine proudly.

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MissAmiee June 25, 2013 @ 4:55 p.m.

This is what Pacific Beach feels like to me. Thanks Reader!

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AlexandraGardella1 June 29, 2013 @ 9:45 p.m.

Haven't spent too much time in PB, but I love the FIve Guys there!

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4abcde July 1, 2013 @ 5:58 p.m.

PB, better than the OB, kicking it in SD, with tommy!

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Clancy92 July 3, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m.

Hey there, any one know any bars with good indie music in PB?

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Keekdasneak July 2, 2013 @ 12:31 a.m.

Dave's Tavern is where it's at. And the Silver Fox as my number one PB gem. Who can beat cheetah print carpets and cheap beers?

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jimmyk61 July 27, 2013 @ 8:24 a.m.

Why is the Chevron on Garnet soooo expensive? Everytime I drive by, it's like the most expensive gas station ever. La Jolla even way cheaper

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Aztec86 Sept. 1, 2013 @ 3:04 p.m.

PB has become a wasteland of PWT and young tattooed douchebags. I'm sick of it. Where I live on Reed at Kendall, there are no fewer than three houses/rear apartments (one with a small pool) full of young, profane, alcoholic losers who live their lives out loud and every other phrase is "F*%k Dude" yelled at both genders. So, when did guys start calling girls dude? Driving down the alleys in golf carts to shuttle those who have passed out back to their shared three-bedroom on Oliver or Thomas. I don't get it. The behavior is loud, the language coarse and none of the young people, (young meaning well into their 40's now), have a pot to piss in . . . And the tattoos. Did you really think that people are going to find you attractive or interesting because you have a shitload of meaningless ink? And your pitbull . . .well let's just say that if you have a pitbull you are an a&^shole. The women are worse than the men, often, except the men still don't have thier driver's licenses or their own apartments. How old are you gonna be before you get your own one-bedroom? Geez! Tons of seemingly attractive young women in their 20's driving around in their Plymouth Neons with their parolee -looking boyfriend riding shotgun. Awesome! I can't wait for the "economic downturn" to be over and for interest rates and inflation to go sky high. Maybe then, PB can revert back to a higher rent neighborhood with people who respect their neighbors. Live your life------ but do it quietly and without your music. Ok, now I feel better.

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Michael Stasko Sept. 7, 2014 @ 1:42 p.m.

We all have choices. If it's so bad...move! And as far as Pit Bulls go...it's very clear that you are ignorant concerning the breed. For that matter you have conveniently stereotyped several groups to match your warped sense of reality!!!!!

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DJMuttley Sept. 25, 2013 @ 1:05 p.m.

I love working & living in Pacific Beach, it's a very laid back atmosphere. There's quite a few homeless & DB's but you get that anywhere you go. PB fo life!

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salmon March 20, 2015 @ 8:45 a.m.

The people who are "outraged" by the SDPD shooting of a pitbull in PB last Sunday need a reality check. The majority of citizens who are contributors to the community and have families or who work and try to live respectfully realize that no pit bull is safe. Nobody really trusts pit bulls. And when you walk around the neighborhood with your dog, people make a judgement about you and your personality: impulsive, disrespectful, troubled, paranoid, low-end, aggressive, and undesirable.

When you google "San Diego pit bull attacks" or "police pit bulls" or "San Diego pit bull problems" you see how dangerous the breed is to the community. A common refrain by the tattooed, twenty-something owner? "My dog is the sweetest, most loving animal. He would never harm anyone". Right.

People who insist on owning a pit bull should be removed from the community. Often, the people who get theses dogs have other issues that make them anti-social: excessive tattoos, bipolar disorder, gang membership, loud, disrespectful lifestyles, or drug/alcohol issues.

So, my post is to let the morons (who are blindly supporting the "pit bull lifestyle") know that the overwhelming majority of San DIego citizens do not want you in the community.

I support the police who were investigating a violent crime in progress. The naiive young man who allowed his pit to run free from the apartment should be ashamed of himself. It looks as if he contributed to his pet's demise. And I love dogs.

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