Delinda Lombardo

Articles by Delinda Lombardo

Sunset Cliffs Not So Natural Park

Restoration heading towards disaster?

In March, the Reader reported details of the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park Improvement Project, quoting Ellen Quick, trails committee chairperson for the park advisory council, saying “Thirty-five acres will be revegetated with native plants. That’s ...

Man and sons skate from Oceanside pier to Ocean Beach pier

"How cool would that be?"

A Carlsbad man and his three kids skateboarded from the Oceanside Pier to the Ocean Beach Pier on December 30, making it his fifth pier-to-pier skate and his youngest boy's first. “It was a solid ...

Dec. 19 swells stop the Orchard Ave. repairs – again

Steps to the salt pool ground off, several gaping holes, fence rusted

On September 26, the City of San Diego’s "Orchard Avenue, Capri by the Sea and Old Salt Pool Beach Access Improvements Projects" in Ocean Beach began, but within weeks, planned improvements came to a halt ...

Ocean Beach hospitality wears thin

The uninvited guest .

For weeks, the Ocean Beach Business Center and Lazy Hummingbird Coffee & Tea House in Ocean Beach were harassed by a man who was found creeping around the shared retail space. I spoke with the ...

Vigilantes root out rooftop camps on Garnet

Ladder behind the 7-Eleven was the clue

Residents and business owners in Pacific Beach have taken it upon themselves to help tackle the problem of rooftop encampments. “We get lots of backlash,” one member who wished to remain anonymous told me. “We ...

Smashing pumpkins

Used to roll them down Talbot Street, now it's high school track

A posse of teens went on a pumpkin-thieving spree Sunday night in Point Loma and stole dozens of the gourds from porches and yards before hurling them onto the Point Loma High School track. It ...

Check your drink

Rash of drug reports from beach bars

During the last week of September, numerous women reported being drugged after drinking at several bars in Ocean Beach. Most incidents were only shared on social media and not reported to the police for fear ...

Look for the tinted windows

Gang members pulled over at Abbot and Newport

San Diego Police Officers arrested four individuals in Ocean Beach on Monday afternoon, after a routine traffic stop led to a known gang member fighting the sergeant and a loaded gun being recovered from the ...

Zonie gets sick after Coronado swim

Banner U. docs say it was Gram-positive cocci

While visiting San Diego from Arizona, Travis Moncur enjoyed a swim in the ocean off Coronado beach, but on his way home things took a turn for the worse. “It’s super important that we really ...

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