Death of Alessandro Speroni Confirmed
It has been confirmed that Alessandro Speroni is the 41 year old man who died after being pulled from the surf along Sunset Cliffs last Sunday, December 29th. He was the owner of the Soleluna Cafe in Cortez Hill and was recently married.
The County Medical Examiner’s investigation is still on-going, so the cause of death has been undetermined. However, Speroni was pulled from the ocean unconscious and paramedics were unable to revive him. This was near the 1200 block of Sunset Cliffs Boulevard.
OB’s Slightly Stoopid to Play in Costa Rica
Our best-known local band, Slightly Stoopid, is playing in Jaco, Costa Rica January 16-19, in what is being called the Jungle Jam IV. The band – led by multi-instrumentalists and founding members, Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald – be joined by special guest Don Carlos of Black Uhuru.
Phil’s BBQ Up for Renovation- Customers Invited to “Shutdown Sweepstakes”
The Point Loma restaurant of Phil’s BBQ is closed for a remodel. Phil’s BBQ announced it has temporarily closed the doors at this location for substantial renovations. The renovations include an expansive kitchen remodel, a number of water-saving and energy-efficient pieces of equipment, eight additional tap handles in the bar area, and the installation of tap handles in the main restaurant, enabling dine-in customers to order beer with their meal.
While the Point Loma restaurant will be closed six weeks from December 30– February 10 to undergo $1 million worth of renovations, Phil’s BBQ is kicking off a “Shutdown Sweepstakes” where customers can win one of 34 prizes, including the Grand Prize: $2,500 cash plus $2,500 gift card to Phil’s BBQ.
Customers can cash-in on the shutdown by participating in the Shutdown Sweepstakes. To participate, customers who drive by the Point Loma restaurant between December 31 – February 9 will receive a time and date-stamped sweepstakes entry form. The entry form must be filled out with name, phone and email address and then taken in-person to the Santee or San Marcos locations during normal business hours and within 48 hours of the date-stamped entry form. In addition to the grand prize, there will be several private Phil’s BBQ parties and $2,000 worth of gift cards given away.
Aquaponics in Point Loma at Tender Greens
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