Content for Tuesday, December 3, 2019

News & Stories

Bread of Life closes overnight homeless shelter in Oceanside

Solutions for Change continues long-term housing

For the first time in 15 years, Oceanside, a city of about 180,000, will have no wintertime overnight shelter. Bread of Life, run completely by some 50 non-paid volunteers, operated the shelter which was open ...

San Diego's three top classical music concerts of 2019

La Jolla Music Society, San Diego Symphony, Mainly Mozart

Since we are at the end of a decade, I’m feeling an obligation to name the top concerts I’ve experienced in the past 10 years. That’s a lot of pressure so I’ve decided to ease ...

Faulconer taps lobbyist Rebecca Rybczyk to replace lobbyist Greg Block

Mayor favors ThreeSixty Public Strategies and Southwest Strategies to help run San Diego

With the final year of Kevin Faulconer's term dawning, the revolving door at the San Diego mayor's office continues to twirl. As previously noted, six-figure public relations guru Greg Block, who most famously grappled with ...

Hearings near for Harvest Hills

Will the gardens, groves, boutique greenhouses prevent spread of wildfires?

After many delays, the final environmental impact report for Harvest Hills, a hard-fought, high-end housing proposal in rural Escondido, is expected as early as this month. In November, 23 environmental, climate and community groups sent ...

Diabetics warned about Mexico travel

Hundreds of Americans with diabetes travel into Mexico every year. While some travel south of the border to pick up “cheaper and legit” insulin, others cross for leisure while monitoring and maintaining their blood sugar ...

The Latin Chef still cooks in Liberty Station

Soulful Peruvian eatery moved from Pacific Beach to Liberty Public Market

A Pacific Beach restaurant called Latin Chef closed earlier this year, following a good thirteen in business. I never visited the Peruvian and Brazilian eatery, but it sounds like I missed out — it was ...

Surfrider to IB residents: Shut up or get sued

Who are the true stakeholders?

A group of IB locals who have organized opposition to Surfrider's plan to manage sewage and toxic flows from TIjuana's failed infrastructure have received a letter threatening them with legal action if they don't stop ...