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$120 for a 10-day Doggy Daycare Package at Camp Diggity Dogs

Treat your dog to a 10-day Doggy Day Care package at San Diego's largest doggy day care, Camp Diggity Dogs. Located just 6 blocks east of Petco Park, your precious pooch will enjoy the downtown doggy lifestyle, while playing in a huge 11,000 square foot facility. Facility includes a separate ...

Sherman Heights News & Stories

Muertos season kicks off in Sherman Heights

Community center's traditional Mexican celebration offers education and entertainment

It's officially Muertos Season. So proclaimed the Sherman Heights Community Center on October 22 concerning the Mexican celebration called Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). "It's our kickoff of the celebration" which is ...

We roast to sweetness

About as micro as a micro-roaster can be

Experienced third-wavers the Bonner family have been quietly building their business in Golden Hill and Sherman Heights.

An evening at Villa Montezuma; Coda

Something between a viper and vampire.

(The second in a two-part series. Part one was published March 18.) It’s after midnight, February 15, 1888. The last of the guests are finally leaving Jesse Shepard’s musicale at the Villa Montezuma. One- and ...

An evening at Villa Montezuma

A carnivorous smile among the city’s upper crust

Between 1887 and 1889, Jesse Shepard gave musicales at his Villa Montezuma. He had an international reputation as a singer/pianist. Others called him a charlatan. To bring instant culture to the pioneer town, San Diegans ...

Bad barbeque, good reviews?

Disappointing ribs and the people who claim to love them

I don't enjoy writing a bad review any more than I enjoy eating bad food. It's just a cruelty of logic that the two always go together. The whole thing leaves a bitter taste in ...

Sherman Heights HOLLER

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EdwardH March 27, 2013 @ 2:33 p.m.

Walking up 22nd St. from Commercial, I was struck by the colors of homes. Not sure it will show up as well in this photo.

But then even more impressive were these three Victorians, esp. the first one, across from Sherman Elementary.




EdwardH April 2, 2013 @ 12:51 p.m.

Farmers Market building getting painted.

Next step in the re-make of this landmark at 21st and Imperial.


petezanko April 25, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m.

So, has anyone else had any recent run-ins with the Cat Lady? You guys probably know her... She walks around Sherman in the middle of the night dumping cat food for the ferals. It's become a real problem down here on 19th Street (where she lives) because we have a few properties that have been vacant and she's enabling the cats to turn them into their estate. Fleas abound, feces collect. But she's been doing this for years.

Anyway, a couple neighbors and I tried reasoning with her, no dice. Recently I called police non-emergency and the responding officer couldn't do much, though he could tell she's NUTS. He gave me an incident number. If any of you guys have any trouble with her, let me know...

As for those properties, some other neighbors and I got in touch with the city and the owner appears to be cleaning them up. So watch out for newly displaced feral cats.

That said, feral cats are still better than feral cat ladies (or feral hippies squatting at 21st and G, for that matter).


petezanko June 13, 2013 @ 2:35 a.m.

Anyone else who isn't from OB still reading this site?

If so, anyone else in Sherman Heights and/or East Village just a wee bit pissed off that a contractor is running a large jackhammer and power saws at 2:30 in the morning? Not saying it wouldn't happen in La Jolla, except that it wouldn't happen in La Jolla.


NormalHipster June 24, 2013 @ 11:44 p.m.

What kind of work are they doing at 0230? Who is doing the work?

That is nuts.


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