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Pacific Beach News & Stories

Pacific Beach News & Stories

Navy helicopter pilot’s mission: find love

“Ovaries of steel,” said my copilot, impressed by my poise. After a six-hour patrol in the Red Sea, I had landed the helicopter on a 30’x30’ square fifteen feet above the surface of a heaving …

What desperate San Diegans resort to for parking

San Diego was proclaimed the worst city in the U.S. for parking in November by a Finn.com study..How does that play out for ordinary people?"My wife has a condition that makes it difficult to walk …

Covid masks rebound – for San Diego burglars

Given the rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations, local mask-wearing criminals have again taken advantage of the normalcy of wearing masks outdoors.On September 18, a ziadalyadago on TikTok posted a clip of a man wearing a mask …

San Francisco attorneys to San Diego judge: there is no such thing as Antifa

Attorneys from San Francisco argued before a San Diego Superior Court judge lin September that there is no such thing as Antifa and thus the conspiracy to riot charge should be dismissed. Attorneys John Hamasaki and …

October 16, 2023
San Diego teens attack their elders

In the last couple of months, over a dozen San Diego County teenagers reportedly partook in the harassment and assaults of much older people. The most recent assault was the attack by three 14-year-old females from …

San Diego neighborhoods have gotten The Friendly-er

“I’m glad you’re here now.”That’s the first thing out of the mouth of a burger fan who works in Kearny Mesa, when he reaches the counter of the new Convoy Street location of North Park …

Pacific Beach's Silver Fox – 25 drinkers at 6:15 am

The bar at the corner of 30th Street and Adams Avenue is named Polite Provisions. The outfit that runs it, Consortium Holdings, bills it as “an ode to the extinct neighborhood institution that is the …

San Diego's undergrounding utilities costs shoot up

The undergrounding of unsightly wires around San Diego has resumed but not only has the number of projects been slashed in half, but costs have increased by over 100 percent. "This cost is insane, this …

The Manual Shambles of Kevin Ring and Bart Mendoza

Singer/guitarists Kevin Ring and Bart Mendoza co-founded Manual Scan back in 1981, and have gigged together in The Shambles as well. But the way Ring tells it, the earlier appellation has been a little busier …

Animal abuse charges dropped against Antifa man using bear mace in Pacific Beach

A Los Angeles man was un-charged for macing a dog and its walker during the Antifa riot in Pacific Beach on January 9, 2021. Prosecutors claim it was Jeremy Jonathan White who described himself as …

Two ways the sushi stylings of Temakeria are influenced by Brazil

At first, $12 seems steep for a hand roll. Even at bona fide sushi restaurants, I’m used to paying somewhere in the order of 5 to 7 bucks. Conversely, this temaki is being served out …

No wedding or birthday bashes at new Kendall-Frost field station

Work has begun on a new field station and learning center at the Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve that by year’s end will provide a more spacious and modern facility for academic researchers, K-12 students and community …

The Food Box brings burgers from across the border

“Hamburguesas de verdad,” reads the green neon sign behind the counter of The Food Box: “real hamburgers.” Not a lot of American restaurants would make so bold a declaration in Spanish, but here in San …

January near misses in Tourmaline, Windansea, Sunset Cliffs surf

Last month, San Diego's gnarly surf kept lifeguards busy towards the tail end of January. The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department lifeguards even helped rescue folks from a plane that landed on the surf. On January …

Beat the heat on Dawes Street

We tend to spend a lot of time here at Unreal on the coast – from Sunset Cliffs to Mission Beach, from La Jolla on to Del Mar and points north. It’s pretty clear that …

February 2, 2023
Chocolate Bash dresses fruit in decadence

Facing the tumult of school kids on break for the holidays, I had an ace up my sleeve this year: Belgian chocolate. More than that, thanks to the recent arrival of the growing Southern California …

Fight over barbed wire at Kendall Frost Reserve

The Coastal Commission has sided with neighbors who say the city's plan to relocate a six-foot tall, 1,000-foot long chain fence topped with barbed-wire would ruin one of the only uninterrupted water views at Kendall …

Eyeing the fine lines of Hommage Bakehouse

If you’d happened to pass by Pacific Beach restaurant La Clochette du Coin last week, you might have spotted me, leaning over a sidewalk table, paying unusually close attention to a ham and cheese croissant. …

San Diego glimpses: the Doors, Elvis, Grateful Dead, Kingston Trio, Beach Boys, Pearl Jam, Gary Puckett, Ritchie Valens

Buckle Up Slide into the passenger seat and buckle up: we’re about to take a driving tour down a decidedly rocky road. Yes, California’s second-largest city will always take a backseat to Los Angeles, which …

A cop’s eye view of the January 9 encounter with Antifa

On January 2 of 2021, a Patriot March in San Diego was announced on social media, to begin at 2 pm on January 9 at the foot of Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. The flier …

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