OB Flashes: Citizens Patrol to Meet, Foodie Network in OB, and Questions on San Onofre

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OB Crime Watch Citizens Patrol Meeting on May 13th at Woman’s Club

Please join us to discuss and share ideas to help keep OB safe.   As a community service project, the OB Woman’s Club will be providing their community room for monthly meetings.   The meetings will be held on the 2nd Monday of every month, from 7-8 p.m. at 2160 Bacon St. The first meeting will be Monday, May 13; at 7 p.m. Meeting is open to all. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Loaves and Fishes program.

For more information, please “like” us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/OB-Crime-Watch/423809714347824

Calls for public hearings on San Onofre grow, fears about summer power supply may be exaggerated

See this post at The Reader by OBcean Dave Rice:

The Los Angeles City Council yesterday joined a host of Southern California cities in passing a resolution calling for public safety hearings before a restart is allowed at the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County.

Food Network shoots show at OB Noodle House – Guy Fieri visits Hodad’s again also

See Mercy Baron’s post at The Reader from Monday:

The Food Network recently brought the popular show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives back into Ocean Beach to shoot segments at Hodad’s (again) and the OB Noodle House for the first time.

Open House this Sunday for the OB Rag and the Green Store

Come out and celebrate with the OB Rag and the Green Store joint “Open House”.  The Green Store is celebrating its 24th anniversary and the OB Rag is celebrating our new, expanded office – inside the Green Store.  There will be refreshments and good vibes from 1 to 6pm at 4843 Voltaire, on Sunday, April 28th. Come out and get one of our new T-shirts and show your support to these two OB organizations that serve the community.

Local Point Loma Schools Top Fundraisers -Sunset View and Silver Gate

Sunset View and Silver Gate in Point Loma were the two top fundraisers in the state in the Shop for Schools program and were awarded $5,000 bonuses. Including the bonus, Sunset View raised $11,323 and Silver Gate raised $11,142. A fundraising program run by Fresh & Easy (even though they’re all closing up) raised nearly $270,000 for 279 San Diego County schools in 2012 (plus $2.1 million for schools in California, Arizona and Nevada).  For the remainder of this article, see this.

 Outside Sidewalk Tables for Cafes Up for Discussion – New Plan Will Ease Restrictions

A proposal aimed at making it easier for restaurants in San Diego to open sidewalk cafes will go before the City Council’s Land Use and Housing Committee Wednesday. This could be good news for OB restaurants and cafes, as attitudes about sidewalk cafes have been changing, favoring the taking over of cement by humans and their eating. For more, go here.


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Catherine April 24, 2013 at 2:46 pm

I love sidewalk seating, but any push for this should include smoke-free outdoor dining. Hard to enjoy a table outside when you’re choking on smoke from a neighboring table. San Diego is behind on this one.


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