Nestor Stories

The last word in cheap eats

First up, I’m not an early-morning guy. But on this perfect food day, you’ve got to start at the crack of dawn. Because that’s when the dja kwai are at their freshest at Trieu Chau ...

Pleasure additive

An Ed-ucation in cheap, local Thai in IB, nothing tamada allowed.

‘Whu-where are we?” Yes, I’m kinda nervous. Driving with Ria, Carla’s best buddy. I mean, she’s a good driver and all, but this wagon: Volvo, 200,000 miles before the odometer stopped working, heater won’t turn ...

Affordable housing for Nestor

City to lease land for 16 affordable housing units for $16

The San Diego Community Land Trust on December 26 announced that the group will take possession of 3.3 acres in the southern San Diego community of Nestor in exchange for the nominal fee of 16 ...

Street race ends in South Bay home

Family of three awoken when a car slams through a wall

Early Tuesday morning, October 22, a silver sports car crashed into the dining room of a home in the 1800 block of Thelborn Way in Nestor, according to San Diego police Lt. Kevin Mayer. The ...

South Bay Drive-In goes digital

Projectionist loses job

The South Bay Drive-In Theatres on Coronado Avenue in South San Diego recently updated its projection booths to digital. The digital conversion is being forced on all movie theaters by the major movie studios, which ...

More Than the Dish or the Deal

Restaurants you can take to heart.

There are some places that you kinda take to heart. They’re more than the dish or the deal. Something clicks about the people and the place, and you want to come back and be a part of it. These are just some.

Out of This World. Past Mars.

Ed chews at Baja Oyster & Sushi Bar in Nestor.

Pho Anh & Grill in Nestor's Southland Plaza

‘Do you have a, like, breakfast section?” I ask because I’m looking at the menu, and it’s either spring rolls, noodle soups, or rice dishes. I know, this is Vietnamese. But, at 10:00 on a ...

This Other Epidemic

A 22-year-old male was stabbed to death late on May 6 in the 1200 block of 13th Street. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon at approximately 10:45 p.m. ...

That Dog Will Manhunt

On March 17 at 4:05 p.m., an SDPD helicopter circled the neighborhood at I-5 and Tocayo Avenue. Police announced over their P.A. system that they were in pursuit of a suspect described as a black ...

School District Slashes

The South Bay Union School District held a special board meeting on Thursday, February 19, in Burress Auditorium, adjacent to the district’s offices. The district is facing a potential budget shortfall of $5,690,000 for the ...

Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1963

Four years ago, issued a report on the cemetery located in Nestor off Saturn Boulevard, near Coronado Avenue. The report indicated that the 20 found gravestones were "unmarked," "broken," "toppled," "disintegrating," "buried," and "vandalized."The ...

Bloody Mess

PolyHeme, that controversial blood substitute deployed in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods during trials conducted by UCSD three years ago, has come a cropper. Evanston, Illinois-based Northfield Laboratories announced on May 23 that of ...

Feds Seek Pond of Flush

Just how smelly are thirteen acres of raw sewage? Soon, very soon, we shall find out. Next Monday a federal agency is planning to start building an open pond for raw sewage just over the ...

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