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Marty Graham noon, Oct. 20
Root removal from old trees a good idea?
Shelly Schwartlander has been living at the Point Loma Tennis Club since 1991. The complex, built in 1968, sits on 13 acres and has approximately 260 trees of many different species. But it’s the eucalyptus ...
APB on Booberry the missing parrot
On April 19, Kristin Choi’s parrot flew away — but he’s not any parrot, he’s Booberry, an Indian ring-neck parrot, aka a rose-ringed parrot, a breed that is well known for their intelligence and speaking ...
Marmoset on the loose eventually gets returned to owner
On Wednesday evening (December 2), the folks at Barons Market on West Point Loma Boulevard had a special shopper wander into their store. According to the Facebook post, a marmoset "just ran into Barons and ...
Attacking a snack like a cobra around midnight.
Store owner wants to close it
On July 1, James Prince opened a recycling collection center in the parking lot of Stump’s Family Marketplace, the independently owned grocery store at the corner of Voltaire and Worden streets in the Point Loma ...
Consider this the formal goodbye to State Route 274
Motorists traveling northbound on 805 out of Mission Valley into Kearny Mesa may have recently noticed something covered up on the green freeway signs indicating the Balboa Avenue exit. Covered over in mismatched green is ...
Storm-water pump system in disrepair, says city honcho
Daniel Orozco's job is maintaining the city's 15 storm-water pump stations. He recently testified before the city council's Environment Committee, saying that about two years ago, he determined a method for being notified if a ...
Ed susses out and scarfs Desi’s crunchalicious bargain half-pounder.
Oh, man. This is one desolate little stretch of street. Lytton. Loma Portal. Quarter mile of traffic-crammed blight. Maybe it’s the half light. Whatever, I come to a closed-up, windowless, brick-red-painted concrete building with no ...
Native Foods Café makes at least one "mixed family" happy
It was the day before Mother’s Day and the kids and I wanted to give my wife a nice meal. She’s been a vegetarian for more than a year so I figured a steakhouse was ...