The organizers of this year’s OB Holiday Parade, the OB Town Council, have just announced the winners in each of the parade’s categories – and this year was the 34th parade.
And here they are – from a press release from the OBTC:
A picture says a thousand words, they say. And so it does.
We caught the Ocean Beach Town Council holding a secret meeting at the OB Rec Center the other night – Wed., Dec. 11th.
There they all were – plotting and conspiring – in the innocent looking “crafts room” at the center.
Editor: Last July we published an article about an Ocean Beach man – Garrett Rodriquez – and that he had been missing for 6 months. Now it’s been a year – and the following article from the Lost Coast Outpost in Humboldt County sheds some light on a probably tragic ending to his life.
By Kym Kemp / Lost Coast Outpost
Revelations in the case of missing person Garret Rodriguez and the recently discovered body in Southern Humboldt continue to emerge. More information was revealed today by Chris Cook, of Cook & Associates Private Investigations.
Cook sent a statement yesterday to the Lost Coast Outpost. In it she stated that as early as 2 A.M. on the day after Thanksgiving private investigators with her office received calls from anonymous sources telling her that an individual had confessed to the murder of Garret Rodriguez and led a group to the grave site.
Surfrider San Diego is holding another one of their tours of what they call “Ocean Friendly Gardens Lawn Patrol” in Ocean Beach this Saturday, Dec. 14th.
The tour will begin at the corner of Cable and Orchard streets in OB and will go from 9am to 11am.
Join them and other OBceans for their Ocean Friendly Gardens Lawn Patrol and take a tour of neighborhood gardens while discussing the Ocean Friendly Gardens principals …
By Matt Pearce / LA Times / December 11, 2013
Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday.
Homelessness and hunger have increased and are expected to keep rising in many cities next year, according to the latest U.S. Conference of Mayors survey of 25 large and midsized metro areas.
Last year’s national poverty rate of 15% is still near the Great Recession’s high of 15.1%, according to U.S. Census figures.