News from Ocean Beach and Point Loma – Late October/early November, Part 2

News from Ocean Beach and Point Loma – Late October/early November, Part 2

Photo from the Peninsula Newsletter by Mary Short

Exercises can be dangerous

On July 23, Kyle Schmid was on the sand at Ocean Beach next to Tower 5 just south of Dog Beach. He said he saw another surfer from his vantage point surfing over a girl paddling out. “She was bleeding heavily from her head immediately,” he continued via the NextDoor app. “When she got to shore, she was covered up to her feet in blood, and her boyfriend told me the man who did it shouted, ‘You should have gotten out of the way,’ and then paddled away as they sped her away.” To the beach for help.”

To Schmid, it looked as if the surfer had “complete control of his board and aggressively turned toward her and ran over her out of discomfort,” he said. “Then he raised his hands and paddled north.” Others on the app who said they witnessed the surf assault confirmed what Schmid was saying and added that she needed staples to close the wound. San Diego Reader

Shelter Island pictures from Peninsula Newsletter Taken by Mary Short

Warren-Walker is preparing to bring its middle school to Point Loma-OB to join its two other campuses

The Warren-Walker School is a private school offering education from early childhood through eighth grade between three campuses in San Diego – the Point Loma Early Learning and Infant Care Center for infants and preschoolers, and the elementary school on the Point Loma-Ocean Beach border for grades Pre-K through fifth grade, and Mission Valley Middle School for grades six through eight. a point. Loma/OB monthly

The 10th anniversary of “Ride the Point” is on November 11

The 10th Annual Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bike Ride at Pancreatic Cancer Research Point, which begins and ends at Liberty Station, will be held on Saturday, November 11. This year’s local Veterans Day volunteer drive raised more than $300,000 for Pancreatic Disease. Cancer Research at UC San Diego Morris Cancer Center. Hosted by the Point Loma Rotary Club, Ride the Point has three distances to accommodate varying levels of cycling experience. This 5-mile Family Fun Ride is relatively flat on bike trails along the San Diego Bay, perfect for beginners, challenged athletes, and families. The 25 and Metric Century are street rides with exclusive routes and challenging climbs around scenic San Diego.

A motorcyclist was injured in West Loma PT

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in Point Loma on Monday night, October 30, San Diego police said in a statement. At approximately 10 p.m., the bicyclist, described as a 41-year-old woman, was traveling westbound on West Point Loma Boulevard in the No. 2 lane when she was struck by a Lexus, which was also in the lane, in the 4300 block of the road. The cyclist was seriously injured but not life-threatening. She was transferred to a nearby hospital to receive treatment.

Robertus to open in Point Loma

Family pride and dedication keep Roberto’s Taco Shops going and growing and they will soon be featured in their new Point Loma location, 1155 Scott St. location. (formerly Loma Bonita), is expected to open in mid-November. The Mexican restaurant is named after Roberto Robledo who, along with his wife Dolores, began supplying tortillas to stores and restaurants from the San Ysidro Tortilla Factory in 1964. Shortly after opening the tortilla factory, the couple expanded their venture by opening a traditional-style restaurant. Taco shop. Nearly 60 years later, there are now 70 Roberto’s Taco stores throughout California and Nevada, including more than a dozen in San Diego County, serving traditional Mexican food. The family-owned and operated company is now into its third generation with her granddaughter, Jessica De La Rosa, managing the Roberto’s North Park location. She will also be responsible for their new website.

An uninhabited sheikh was killed in a collision in the middle of the road

A 65-year-old member of the Midway community was killed Saturday, Oct. 28, when he was struck by a Mercedes Sprinter van near Interstate 8, authorities said Saturday. The collision was reported at approximately 8:17 p.m. on Friday, and upon arrival, San Diego police officers learned that a 74-year-old man was driving the black 2008 pickup truck on the interstate that moved to the 3600 block of Camino del Rio West, then He collided with the bus. Officer Robert Himes said the victim was walking in the eastbound lane. The pedestrian died at the scene from his injuries. The truck driver and his two passengers were not injured, and drunk driving was not a factor in the collision, Hymes said. Patch

Will San Diego crack down on homeless people in parking lots for 3 days?

The city of San Diego is considering cracking down on people who leave their cars or trucks parked in the same spot on a public street for too long. It is already illegal to leave a vehicle parked on any of San Diego’s public roads for more than three consecutive days, but city officials say the rule has been difficult to enforce due to cars moving the shortest distance to avoid being towed. The San Diego City Council Public Safety Committee voted unanimously on October 18 to approve an amendment to the San Diego Municipal Code regarding 72-hour parking violations, which increases the required distance a vehicle must travel when left on a public road for 72 consecutive hours. hours.

Under the revised law, vehicles must travel at least a half-mile instead of a tenth of a mile to restart the three-day timer. The ten-mile mark of SDMC 86.0137 — “prohibiting the use of streets for the storage, service, or sale of vehicles or for habitation” — was created in 1985 when officers would look through windows and check the odometer to determine whether or not a vehicle had moved far enough, According to a staffer for Mayor Todd Gloria. “The current distance of one-tenth of a mile is an outdated requirement and prevents effective implementation of this municipal code,” Kohta Zizer, Gloria’s deputy director of community engagement, said in a presentation. By increasing the required distance, he says the city will be able to better enforce regulations using visual designations and improve parking turnover, especially in commercial corridors.

Since the beginning of the year, the city’s Get It Done Tipster app has received more than 37,000 reports of parking violations over a 72-hour period, averaging about 130 complaints per day. Once officers investigate the complaint, they will leave a pink warning notice on the vehicle. If the vehicle has not moved the appropriate distance when police return within the next 72 hours, it will be towed or issued a ticket. The fine is $53.50, with a first late fee of $41.00 and a second late fee of $10.00, according to the city’s website. Councilwoman Jennifer Campbell, who represents the beach communities in the city’s 2nd District and Claremont, said illegally parked vehicles blocking roads were a big problem among her constituents. “People get a quote, and then they move it 3 feet or something like that,” Campbell said during the commission meeting. “They got away with it under the old law, so it’s very important that we make this progress.”

The Public Safety Committee voted 3-0, with Councilman Raul Campillo of District 7 absent, to approve the amendment to the current law. It still has to be brought before the full City Council for consideration. The amendment will require two hearings, with the second hearing taking place in December at the earliest, according to a Gloria spokesperson. If this change is approved, it will go into effect 30 days after the second hearing. 7San Diego

Apartment fire in WPT. Loma

Firefighters battled a fire that broke out at a 16-unit apartment complex in Point Loma on Saturday, October 21. Units were dispatched at 10:38 a.m. and arrived a few minutes later at 4330 W. Point Loma Boulevard, according to the San Diego Fire Rescue Department. A total of 34 personnel were assigned to extinguish the blaze, including two trucks, four engines and a paramedic, fire officials said. No injuries or evacuations were immediately reported. The cause of the fire was not known.

A man was convicted of the 1990 murder of a sailor at Point Loma

A man accused of fatally stabbing a Navy sailor in the victim’s Point Loma home more than three decades ago was found guilty Thursday, Oct. 19, of second-degree murder. A San Diego jury found Brian Scott Quayle, 52, guilty of murdering 32-year-old Larry Joe Breen, whose body was discovered on May 25, 1990. Breen, a petty officer and cook stationed aboard the USS Fox C.J. -33. Who was scheduled to be President George Bush’s chef at Camp David, was stabbed twice in the neck and found lying on a fence in the backyard of his Locust Street home. The victim was naked and covered in blood, and his body was near a broken window. Although the case went cold, Deputy District Attorney Lisa Fox said that Coyle, who was also in the Navy at the time, was linked to the scene by DNA that was initially found in a blood stain and on a beer bottle inside the home. In 2019, “investigative leadership” led police to identify Coyle as a suspect and his DNA was matched to a blood stain, a beer bottle and several other items throughout the home, the prosecutor said. For more, go here.

OB Vintners sets season record

Gianni Bonomo Vintners on Newport Street claims they’ve reached the halfway point of “Crush 2023,” and it’s “truly crazy what we’ve done in this 3,000 square foot space on the beach!” So far this season they have been able to ferment 14 tons of Washington grapes and put the wine into barrels. They also received three tons of Barbera from Amador County and six tons from California. (Nebbiolo and Petit Sera). They invite OBceans to stop by to check out the winemaking process and try the latest releases. One of the new releases is the 2019 Lagrein and it has quickly become a Tasting Room favourite. The 2019 Avennio shows how great the Syrah-Mourvèdre blend is. The tasting room is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 PM to 7:00 AM, but will be there to make wine every day.

Lomaland and Catherine Tingley in a new historical novel by San Diegans

Susan Goldbeck, a San Diegan, has a new historical novel, New town, invites readers to ride in the saddle, travel back in time, and explore the rich history of San Diego at the turn of the last century. Lomaland and Catherine Tingley of Point Loma are both included. Lomaland was perhaps the most successful exemplary community of all time, and was a leading cultural and educational center for the entire region for decades. Digital magazine

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