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Mercy Baron

Articles by Mercy Baron

Holding Company at the Holding Company

"I'm pretty sure this is the biggest band to ever play in Ocean Beach,” says Steve Yeng, new owner of the old Gallagher’s on Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach. The bar/venue is now called the ...

October 17, 2016
Tasting rooms, breweries NOT blamed for problems

Though the author maintains that Lt. William Carter was quoted accurately at the July 19 Ocean Beach Public Safety meeting, she admits introducing inaccuracies in other areas of the original report, which has been struck ...

New O.B. houses dropped off by crane

In the morning on May 26, the empty dirt lot on Abbott at Voltaire was as it has been for decades. A few hours later, three homes occupied the lot where many locals have been ...

Plane hits bird at Lindbergh, lands, lands again in Phoenix

San Diegan Todd Sturtz thought he would be in Houston in time for his business lunch date when his United Airlines flight 1451 pulled out of Lindbergh Field on the morning of May 9. Within ...

Residents look forward to shoveling sunshine

Bracing for another storm front moving in, my boyfriend and I thought we better get sandbags for the front of our place to keep the rain out. We live a block and a half from ...

January 7, 2016
Dog bites owner, both reportedly arrested

I was headed down to the craft fair at the end of Newport Avenue in O.B. on Saturday, December 12, at around 2:30 p.m., hoping to get a little Christmas shopping done. Instead, I came ...

December 14, 2015
O.B. Christmas tree that keeps on giving

When Cheryl, Alex, and their son Lucas donated the top of their enormous Norfolk Island pine eight years ago for the Ocean Beach Christmas tree, they probably never thought they would be donating from the ...

December 1, 2015
Big Brother — no Holding Company — for O.B.

Over 35 people crowded into the small office of the Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association's monthly crime prevention meeting on November 17. Attending locals were introduced to the latest effort to curb crime in O.B.: security ...

November 17, 2015
U-T execs show for O.B. council meeting

In a gesture meant to grab the attention of the audience and the attending officials from the San Diego Union-Tribune, O.B. resident Mary Tolena wheeled in hundreds of advertising circulars and threw them on the ...

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