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Point Loma News & Stories

Point Loma News & Stories

San Diego resists – but not completely – the invasion of Austin breakfast tacos

Is San Diego finally becoming more of a breakfast taco town? Nobody’s suggesting that tacos haven’t long been a part of San Diego’s balanced breakfast. They may not be what middle America would call breakfast ...

Everything in San Diego all at once

A group of boats appear to be racing across the bay, their striped, colorful sails puffed out by steady winds and shining in the midday sun. From left to right behind them, a panorama of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Old Venice Restaurant: Don’t knock gnocchi

Some bars just get it. They know who they are. They make you feel you know who you are. I walk into this place on Cañon Street in Point Loma and I feel congeniality wrapping ...

March 17, 2022
Captain Travis Jackson knows when something smells fishy

Travis Jackson has been here before. Good times and bad. And he still has faith in the sport fishing business. Proof? He’s refitting a 62-foot boat, Patriot, to take passengers down to places like Cabo ...

“Reinventing the past through sonic manipulation of 1s and 0s”

Singer/bassist Jin Salamack was originally from Hawaii before relocating to San Diego and co-founding pop-punk band Wanted Noise with San Diego singer-guitarist Suryendra Sherman. A seven song EP called Plate Lunch was released in 2017, ...

Where is San Diego's local news going now?

It’s been a couple years since the alt-weekly San Diego CityBeat and its blend of local news, irreverent columns, and cultural coverage went silent. The paper disappeared after a cascade of events, starting when Times ...

Talk of undergrounding San Diego' powerlines is grandiose

Burying California's powerlines is one thing; San Diego's version is something else. The city wants to underground the wires on every street, and while it's a lofty goal, residents have been asking for decades when ...

What drives San Diego neighbors crazy

Michael Vilkin owned a huge vacant lot in Olivenhain, right next to a house John Upton was renting. On the morning of March 28, 2013, Vilkin drove up to the 2.6-acre lot on Lone Jack ...

San Diego lifeguards cast wary eye on Pt. Loma surfers

At about 8:30 a.m., on November 5, a walker at the Cabrillo National Monument park dialed 911 when he saw a distressed surfer down below. "A surfer had washed into the rocks near the tide ...

Oktoberwest

Free-flowing beer. The clinking of steins and caroling of “Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit.” The scent of schweinebraten, würstl, käsespätzle, and brazen wafting through the tents. Seas of people clad in dirndl and lederhosen. Oktoberfest in ...

Sefton Place’s multi-story waterfall designed by architect Rob Quigley

1876 Sefton Place | Point Loma, 92107 current owner: Danying Jiang | listing price: $1,999,000 | beds: 3 | baths: 4 | house size: 3894 Sefton Place is a tiny cul-de-sac tucked into the hills ...

September 8, 2021
What’s that bloomin’ at Westerly Public House?

I’m not sure what spurred an interest when I learned that an Australia-styled gastropub had opened in Shelter Island. Probably, I’d be just as keen for the arrival of a gastropub claiming any national character. ...

Long Story, an Irish Pub with quirks

Part of the allure of the Irish pub is that they’re pretty much the same all over the world. Go to pubs in Paris, Melbourne, Hong Kong, and you’ll find the experience replicated over and ...

Weapon Ramen + Chirashi (and okonomiyaki)

Masks on, because I’m pretty sure this is what the CDC was talking about when it said vaccinated people could uncover in public spaces, except in crowded settings. It’s Saturday afternoon, and Liberty Station is ...

The healthy doubt of Park Hill Church

Park Hill Church Contact: 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego www.parkhillsd.church Membership: 500 Neighborhood: Point Loma Pastor: Evan Wickham Age: 39 Born: San Diego Formation: Trinity College of the Bible, IN; Western Seminary, Portland, OR Years ...

April 16, 2021
Traffic circles safer, but maybe not for bikes

Word on the streets is there's an uptick in confusion between cyclists and motorists at San Diego circular intersections. The disorder is partly due to the newly developed roundabouts and traffic circles throughout the county, ...

A romantic deal makes Cesarina impossible to ignore

I’d seen enough photos to know Cesarina offers one heck of a romantic dining destination. A lot of good that does anybody now, though. Or so I thought. Truth is, in the past couple years, ...

Last gasp for Famosa Slough

A favorite splash of open space in Point Loma is still being fought over. Every step towards creating affordable rental housing on the five-acre lot on the southeast corner of Nimitz and Famosa Boulevards has ...

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