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Pacific Beach News & Stories

Pacific Beach News & Stories

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 ...

Antifa defendants expose selves gloating over Reader cover

An Instagram post and a Reader cover photo helped police identify five Antifa activists who allegedly attacked people in Pacific Beach on January 9, 2021, according to redacted transcripts of the May 2022 grand jury ...

Mission Bay starved for cash in wake of Covid-19

When the flow of lease revenue once used by the city to maintain Mission Bay and its environs dried up during the Covid 19 pandemic, the cash wasn't replaced, leaving the one-time municipal jewel vulnerable ...

Watch your step today on San Diego beaches

Today, July 5, marks the dirtiest day of the year for beaches. By noon, volunteers from OB Pier to Oceanside will have collected the evidence for next year's annual beach cleanup report. And they can ...

Twisted Tea part of grand jury’s conspiracy indictment against Antifa

San Diego’s groundbreaking Antifa criminal conspiracy case was reinforced on May 23 when a grand jury indicted eleven alleged Antifa militants with conspiracy to riot and various assault charges, for the attacks on pedestrians in ...

Gonzo Report: Marcela Mendez’s tip with a barb at the mall

Normally, musicians are drilled in the art of capturing an audience’s attention. And if that’s your training, then performing where people don’t pay attention — and aren’t even meant to — can be a challenge. ...

2022 Summer Fun Issue

The other night at dinner, the Young People asked the Old People, “How do you know when you’re an adult?” Your humble Editor’s answer: “When you realize that life is no longer play that gets ...

Kite flyers okay with new Mission Bay playgrounds

On May 23, David Corning and his wife drove to Mission Bay Park to scope out the new playground the city of San Diego spent part of its $8.3 million budget to build. "It looks ...

“Shouting like a newborn from the safety of modernistic caves”

“It was so rad hanging with Tony Hawk,” says 27 year-old singer Dani Miller, whose band Surfbort recently released a video for their track “Open Your Eyes” featuring the members battling local skateboard legend Hawk. ...

San Diego Antifa man has useful girlfriend in public defender’s office

An Antifa member in San Diego who was charged with multiple felonies, allegedly has a close relationship with an investigator for the San Diego Public Defender Office. And together they may have obtained privileged information ...

Kitchen Spanish

A clatter against the window of my second-story room in Golden Hill awoke me. Then, shouts. What the hell? “Eh, Miguel.” “Miguelito.” “Barba de Chivo, levántate, cabrón.” Only Rodolfo called me Barba del Chivo, followed ...

Adam Gnade's love song for San Diego

Editor’s Note: Aphorisms be damned, we judged Adam Gnade’s book by its cover, which was designed to look like something you’d find in the dollar paperback box in a used bookstore, complete with water stains ...

When people recommend starting with a foam board, you really should start with a foam board!

How often do you surf? For the past ten months, I have managed to surf two or three times a week. Have you seen a big improvement over 10 months? Yes! I went from not ...

April 5, 2022
Renee Marie releases “Blueberry Satin” single on YouTube

“Blueberry Satin,” a new online single from singer Renee Marie, starts in a fog of minor chords and then, depending on which YouTube version you click on, moves to either an organ-and-drums riff or unadorned ...

Midnight Movies at East San Diego's Academy Theater

The long, piercing, terrible scream that echoed through the auditorium didn’t come from the movie; it emanated from somewhere in the back of the theater, and it was alive, an entity. Here, near 37th and ...

City to take out pet memorial rocks from Fiesta Island

A pet memorial at the dog park on Fiesta Island has been tagged for removal by the city after a concerned citizen reported someone burying a dog nearby. “What I was told by a park ...

Can't get the staff to open Ocean Beach library

At the Ocean Beach library, March 13 marked an occasion no one wanted nor expected to see: the beginning of its third year of complete closure. It's a status shared by only two other locations ...

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