Waterfront

I just like unusual shapes

You’ve got Sunset Cliffs when it gets too hairy.

Name: Jason Yamaoka Age: 39 Location: Ocean Beach Jason Yamaoka stood on the sand a couple hundred yards north of the Ocean Beach pier under a patchy May sky after a morning surf. Yamaoka grew ...

Bluefin tuna in La Jolla? It happens.

The kelp is now the target

Dock Totals June 10 – June 16: 3,837 anglers aboard 134 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 170 bluefin tuna, 2,214 yellowtail, 9 white seabass (8 released), 3,031 calico bass, 315 ...

Bird scooter smashes BMW on Mission Blvd.

Walk-away caught on video

On June 15, Seda Onek spoke to the Bird company in Santa Monica in hopes to square up on more than $1600 worth of damage done to her 2013 BMW 328i on Memorial Day weekend. ...

MakoBob Halibut Tournament – no longer just kayaks

His home is open to those he barely knows

Robert Moore has been a fixture in the fishing community above and below the border. His spread on the Sea of Cortez just north of Punta Bufeo, Makoville, is an idyllic camp area complete with ...

Hurricane Bud affects Rosarito

Buried whale surfaces

"Merchants and visitors had to leave the Rosarito beach because of the high tide that went up suddenly — avoid coming for now," read the caption underneath a video posted June 10. This appeared on ...

Stolen car submerges itself at National City launch ramp

San Diego Harbor Police report May 27- June 8

June 8 Harbor Police stored a dinghy that was adrift near the Bali Hai dock in North Bay. Harbor Police responded to the A-3 Laurel Street Anchorage for two suspicious subjects attempting to pull a ...

Wooden boats — family, love, inspiration, life

Imagine yourself with planes, shapers, adzes, drills, mallets, chisels

“BOAT – Break Out Another Thousand." "A hole in the water you throw money into." "High-priced yard art.” To boat owners, these are common. Wooden boat owners, however, refer to their boat as family, love, ...

You have to look at this as an art form

A little house on Shelter Island

“OMG, what is that thing,” said a fisherman, as he walked towards Shelter Island Pier at 1 p.m. on May 10. Like the other fishermen, he was “trippin’-out” on the 1991 Toyota truck that was ...

Water warming, yellowtail less finicky

Fishing in San Diego June 3-9

Dock Totals June 3 – June 9: 2,863 anglers aboard 123 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 96 bluefin tuna, 1 yellowfin tuna, 1,597 yellowtail, 735 calico bass, 53 sand bass, ...

Seals and dolphins all the time

Stitches every five years

Name: Julian Malotti Age: 43 From: Clairemont Location: Ocean Beach It was a windy day at Ocean Beach when I approached Julian Malotti. “I’ve been surfing since 1986, when I was eleven. It’s a hobby, ...

Wedding ring in Mission Beach sand found

Big metal detector

On May 29, Eric Pomroy, 32, was playing volleyball on the Mission Beach beachfront with his buddies. He gave his wedding ring to his buddy to safeguard, so he could spike the ball without worrying. ...

Tastes like summer out there

Fishing report May 27-June 2

Dock Totals May 27 – June 2: 2,468 anglers aboard 115 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 36 bluefin tuna, 358 yellowtail, 310 calico bass, 146 sand bass, 3,543 rockfish, 372 ...

Electricity theft next to Tuna Harbor

Fights, jet ski collision, overloaded dinghy, graffiti at Hilton

May 23 Harbor Police responded to Marina Cortez [Harbor Island] for two subjects physically fighting. Harbor Police found one of the subjects pushed the other into the water. Both subjects declined to press charges on ...

The bunkers of Point Loma

New guns came in 1943

During World War II, anti-motor torpedo boat guns at Point Loma protected San Diego harbor from attack. Capable of downing enemy vessels or aircraft over four miles distant, the more accurate and rapid-firing 90mm guns ...

Munched it at San Onofre

Split tooth top to bottom

Name: Rick Dyer From: Fallbrook Location: Imperial Beach Pier On May 20th, I saw Rick Dyer and his wife Lynne hanging out by their 1972 Volkswagen Combi van on Seacoast Drive. “The surf out at ...

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