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Photo by Jim Grant.

250 Yards of OB Pier Damaged – Will Be Closed Another Week and Half

City workers  say the pier has  railing damaged including posts, railing members,  cap railing and other timbers !! Electrical conduit was ripped off as well.  The extensive damage includes  approximately 250 yards of damaged or broken wooden railing on the south side of the pier, including a bait sink. Work Control was contacted to have the carpenter’s out asap. Based on the amount of damage, General Services is estimating that the Ocean Beach Pier repairs will take at least ten more working days to complete.

61st Annual OB Kite Festival – March 6th

As sure as spring is around the corner, you can be sure it’s time to get out and go fly a kite. And kids of all ages have been marking kite season at one event for 61 years.

The 61st Annual Ocean Beach Kiwanis Kite Festival once again takes flight on Saturday, March 6, 2010.  From 9 am to 3pm. The community of O.B. welcomes all of San Diego for a fun day of festivities including a crafts fair, parade, food and entertainment along with kite making, decorating and a flying contest.

Awards will be given in each division (Toddlers & Preschoolers; Kindergartners, 1st & 2nd graders, 3rd & 4th graders, 5th & 6th graders, 7th & 8th graders, High School & Open Division), as well as for Most Unique, Best Decorated, Best Theme.


9 a.m. -12:30 p.m. -Kite making at Ocean Beach Rec. Center, all materials will be supplied.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.- Hot dogs and punch for participants & live band on Ocean Beach Elementary School court yard.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Craft Fair Booths, Amusement Rides on Santa Monica Blvd.

1 p.m. – Kite Judging on Ocean Beach Elementary School court yard.

The Kite Parade begins at 2:05 p.m. down Santa Monica Ave. and ends at the Beach with freestyle kite flying. Events are in the vicinity of the Ocean Beach Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Blvd. San Diego, CA 92107. For more information call (619) 531-1527. (Content courtesy of OB Kiwanis web site.)

OB Planning Board Election March 9th At Rec Center

The annual election to the Ocean Beach Planning Board takes place on March 9th. When: Tuesday March 9, 2010 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Where: Ocean Beach Recreation Center 4726 Santa Monica Ave

Come Out & Vote!

* Community Members are eligible to vote in their district when meeting one of the following qualifications, and presenting proof of qualification at the election poll: 1. 30-day Resident, a photo ID and current proof of address if not listed on photo ID (i.e. utility bill in your name showing street address); 2. Property Owner, a photo ID and current valid Property Deed in your name identifying street address of property; 3. Business Licensee, a photo ID and current valid Business License in your name identifying street address of business.

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