Delinda Lombardo

Articles by Delinda Lombardo

Gas thieves drill truck's tank

What wasn't collected in bucket went into storm drain

On Wednesday (December 13th), after a long day at work, “John” returned to his truck — which he had parked on Frontage Road, by the W. Washington Street trolley station — to find his gas ...

Sewer-line break on O.B. Pier

“We don’t know what happened. It didn’t go in the water."

On Thursday evening (December 14th), a city truck was seen clearing out the people on the Ocean Beach Pier shortly after sunset. This morning it remained closed and still is, but not because big waves ...

Jesus found in Point Loma

Local who posed for painting tracks down mural at Mormon church

A hot topic of late is people around the world sharing selfies while standing in front of famous paintings that contain their doppelgängers…but one San Diego woman, Sarah Biggart, doesn’t just look like her doppelgänger ...

Java "the Magnet" Joe at 26 years old

“I remember Frank Drennen squirted ketchup and mustard all over the audience."

It’s been 26 years since Joe Flammini opened Java Joe’s, one of the few coffeehouses back then that offered live music with your latte. In 1991, Java Joe’s was located in Poway. The shop moved ...

Rusting trees in O.B.?

"I planted these because they are supposed to do well at the coast.”

Next time you are strolling along the pier in Ocean Beach enjoying the views of the sunset and surfers, turn your back to the ocean to see something else pretty awesome — orange-colored trees — ...

Short-term renters’ neighbors’ gripe tool

Reporting website claims PB anti-pot activist is "operator" of problem house

There have been protests, meetings, petitions, and lots of blowback directed at the City of San Diego for allowing the proliferation of short-term vacation rentals in residential zones and the lack of enforcement of current ...

Grattitude bus roams O.B.

Ex-tech guy puts on the Peter, Paul & Mary and explains his dreamy mission

Last week, the “Grattittude” bus made the rounds in Ocean Beach, moving from lot-to-lot, wrapped in a banner that was very hard to miss. And, no, that’s not a typo, “Grattitude is an attitude,” as ...

Sgt. Winston promoted to grand marshal

Ocean Beach Christmas parade honors Las Vegas rescuer

Everyone has been talking about Taylor Winston, the former Marine who commandeered a truck to drive victims to the hospital after the mass shooting in Las Vegas on October 1. The Ocean Beach resident, credited ...

Storm-drain snoozers in O.B.

"No one is in there right now, but I’m sure they’ll be back.”

On November 11th just before 10 a.m., a report was submitted via the City of San Diego’s Get It Done app that a “sewer man hole is off” at the end of Del Monte Avenue ...

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