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Pacific Beach News & Stories

Pacific Beach News & Stories

Mission Bay golf course to replace clubhouse, get better irrigation and power

San Diego is planning a huge investment to restore wetlands in De Anza Cove, work that may occur right over the Mission Bay golf course. So why is the city spending money on electrical and ...

Lahaina Beach House: easy living under the hard sun

It’s heading towards nine in the am. People stand around impatiently, shoulders hunched, hands in pockets, looking up the steps to the deck like they’re waiting for the return of David Bowie. They’re about that ...

September 30, 2021
Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach – open-air insane asylums?

In Ocean Beach the lack of any code enforcement, compassionate or otherwise, continues to fuel health and safety concerns for the those who live there permanently. Homeless encampments on the beach, on the bluffs, litter ...

Campland and Mission Bay RV Resort to pull down fences

A luxurious stretch of private beach on calm water, guest parking, lots of amenities - visitors to Campland and Mission Bay RV Resort were promised the moon. But it was supposed to belong to a ...

Coconut Girl Kitchen: Malaysian surf food

“Malaysian?” asks Kevin. We’re standing outside this little storefront place. It’s like so many others here on Mission Boulevard: small, quirky businesses, many from the ’50s, most of them appealing to the surf culture. Except ...

September 2, 2021
Where do San Diego’s ex-Christians go?

Christianity in America is waning. In 2016, only 26 percent of weddings took place in a church, which seems to suggest that religious matters are becoming more peripheral to our social and economic life. The ...

Picking colleges based on surf spots

Favorite Surf spot?: PB Point How long have you been surfing? “Since I was 7 yeas old. I’m on the Mission Bay High School surf team, and I’ve been competing in surf competitions for a ...

August 17, 2021
Bub’s Berry Smash: mulling over the mule

Ashley Pelletier Bub’s at the Beach 1030 Garnet Avenue Pacific Beach The cruel summer heat draws me toward Pacific Beach for a cooling drink. Open and airy, Bub’s at the Beach promises a variety of ...

Paige Koehler expands her network at PB’s Garage Mahal

Ocean Beach singer-songwriter Paige Koehler kept things in the city when it came to recording her debut EP, Sorry I’m Late. “My EP was recorded at [Kearny Mesa's] Defiant Robot Studios in 2019-2020,” she says. ...

Some locals accept the fact that there are a lot of tourists here

Timo Bentley, a 25-year-old originally from the Dominican Republic now living in Malibu, talks about surfing in San Diego County. Bentley comes down to San Diego to surf Blacks Beach or North Pacific Beach. “It’s ...

July 27, 2021
Can't get angry at Tourmaline

A 28-year-old structural engineer from Massachusetts, Luke Sederholm, who lives in Pacific Beach, talks about nearby Tourmaline. “Here, everybody is going on every wave so… you can’t really get angry. No one is getting angry ...

June 29, 2021
Mr. Fries Man says Hellloooooooo!!! to Pacific Beach

Okay, so my go-to chili cheese fries spot wound up closing due to last year’s shutdown. Obviously, that’s a bigger bummer for the owners and staff of the departed Sister Ray’s restaurant than it is ...

Seven-fold growth in area near Rose Creek

The Balboa Avenue Station Specific Plan ends right where one of the largest urban wetland restoration projects in the state begins. Over the next 10 years, a construction boom is expected to add thousands of ...

Pacific Beach parks get curfews

More corners of the city will soon be off limits overnight to those without a place to sleep. An ordinance passed by the San Diego City Council on April 6 will make it illegal to ...

Does it feel as if San Diego crime is down?

On March 10, the San Diego Police Department posted an online graphic of their 2020 Annual Crime Statistics stating that overall crime was lower by 8.4 percent throughout the city of San Diego. The department ...

San Diego's anti-fascists turn fascist

Saturday, January 9th: a warm and sunny winter afternoon in Pacific Beach. The boardwalk was bustling. A man and his Rottweiler were on a routine walk when, as they passed the Baja Beach Café at ...

February 24, 2021
San Diego bike owners take things into their own hands

"Detectives in northern division received a report regarding a theft near 5700 Santa Fe St.," posted the San Diego Police Department on social media on October 26. "They were able to find [a] video showing ...

False bananas at Sabor Piri-Piri Kitchen

“Want to try a real Mozambique stew?” says this guy with his dreads gathered in a crocheted rastacap. Mozambique? Oh yeah. Africa. Coast. Southeast. ‘Capital’s Maputo, right?” “Right!” He says. “Nobody knows our capital.” Even ...

Moved to tears by Dave’s Hot Chicken

“Due to its extremely hot nature, eating a Dave’s Hot Chicken reaper carries with it the potential for certain risks, some of which may be reasonably foreseeable.” So reads the “reaper release,” the liability waiver ...

Outdoor beers rule coronavirus summer

This is usually the time of year to spotlight San Diego’s best outdoor brewery venues. However, in the summer of 2020, that could be just about anywhere. Thanks to some late May regulatory relief by ...

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