Content for Monday, August 31, 2015

News & Stories

Hammerhead clears the surf at La Jolla Shores

This past weekend, 296,700 people visited San Diego City beaches. Lifeguards performed 17,605 preventative acts, 176 medical assists and 329 rescues. Heat and strong rip currents were contributing factors to the high numbers. 8/30 Person ...

Coronado councilman aims to “de-sign” town

“How we get directions has really changed since 2003.”

In response to the Coronado City Council’s approval of a $475,000 “wayfinding” program, councilman Richard Bailey has launched his own counter-initiative: a sign-reduction program to reduce unnecessary signage throughout the community. On June 16, the ...

Striking gold with Digging for Fire director Joe Swanberg

With almost 20 films to his credit, you’ll be surprised to learn that Digging for Fire, currently playing at the Gaslamp, is only the second one of Joe Swanberg’s films to land a commercial release ...

Good/bad news in Manchester world

Austin hotel could benefit from larger center and Jr.'s marriage is over

Manchester Texas Financial Group of Austin, Texas, headed by Douglas W. Manchester, son of Douglas F. ("Papa Doug") Manchester, has enjoyed some good news. Manchester Texas is building a $350 million convention center hotel in ...

Skateboard consumerism is not a crime

Black Friday for the skater set in Carlsbad lures campers

Saturday, August 29, was like Black Friday to the San Diego skateboarding world, as hundreds of teenagers lined up for hours for the annual Kayo sale. Kayo is the distributor of some of the industry’s ...

Hey, not everyone is good with numbers

Following resignation, seat opens up on San Ysidro School District board

It’s open season for a seat on the San Ysidro School District board for the post recently vacated by Jose Barajas, a trustee who decided to resign instead of face a recall election. The governing ...

Humpbacks making a splash

Found in every ocean on earth

Inshore: Bonito have moved into the inshore waters with the barracuda just off the kelp edges and are providing anglers with a little more variety. Halibut and sheephead are biting well when targeted. Whitefish are ...

Amazon wouldn't be able to deliver by drone. Wah.

State bill to restrict flights awaits Governor Brown's signature

A newly passed bill awaiting signature by governor Jerry Brown seeks to impose a restriction on pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), which would prevent them from being flown at an altitude lower than 350 ...

Yellowfin again top the list

Yesterday's dock totals

Sunday's fishing out of San Diego-based landings was again excellent and provided lots of table fare for lovers of the "fairer flesh." Yellowfin tuna continues to dominate the counts and anglers are taking advantage of ...