Delinda Lombardo

Articles by Delinda Lombardo

Homeless clean up trash in Ocean Beach

"If there is a God, send me an angel"

Every morning before dawn in Ocean Beach, a silver minivan pulls into the parking lot at the foot of Newport Avenue and Abbott Street, parks in the handicapped spot, and out rolls Marc Gervais, Dave ...

O.B. cop with a heart of gold

Rite Aid lets thief keep hoodie, but he was still cold

San Diego Police officers responded to a shoplifting incident at Rite Aid in Ocean Beach at Niagara and Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Monday morning (Jan. 6). When officers arrived about 5 am, the suspect was waiting ...

Jen Campbell constituents urged to email her

But don't expect a real response

There is talk among voters in San Diego’s council District 2 about starting a petition to recall Councilmember Jennifer Campbell who they feel is ghosting her constituents and their public safety concerns, most notably in ...

Pros and cons of berms in Ocean Beach

Shelter for homeless, backwash for surfers – do they prevent flooding?

The sand berms are up in Ocean Beach. For some it signals the beginning of winter when kids can be seen boarding down the dunes. Others aren’t fans of the windswept sand build-up and wonder ...

Fire spinners out of control in Ocean Beach

Exploitation and monetization take over the peaceful easy feeling

“It's just not a harmonious space by the tower anymore, as much as we want it to work, it's become a shit show, and we're antagonizing people because of it.” –Unknown participant. The peaceful gathering ...

Squatters' paradise on Sunset Cliffs

Bought last year for $520K

In September of 2018, the property at 2068 Sunset Cliffs Boulevard in Ocean Beach was purchased by Socal Metro Holdings LLC, for $520,000. The one bedroom, one bath, 634-square-foot home built in 1908, fell prey ...

Amanda posts anti-suicide notes all over San Diego

Today’s Balboa Park, today’s Harbor Island, today’s Little Italy, today’s Pacific Beach

After losing her mother Deb to suicide last year, Amanda turned her grief into something positive, “I will forever cry for my mom but there’s nothing that I can do to bring her back.” Amanda ...

Was the West Point Loma water meter being read?

City of San Diego's claim of skip-code doubted

“It’s insane just how beautiful it was back here, I had butterflies, flowers everywhere and was being mindful of how much water I was using, even cutting out one shower a week to make up ...

Ocean Beach locals escort bully out of town

Rangers avoid going after homeless

On Wednesday, September 18, "Jane" parked in front of the OB Hotel at the foot of Newport Ave for her daily surf session. After getting out of the ocean, she rinsed off with a jug ...