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Youth Athletic Fields At Risk; Here’s How To Help

San Diego is planning to redevelop the De Anza area on the northeast end of Mission Bay. The impacted area includes the Bob McEvoy Youth Fields, which are the headquarters for multiple Mission Bay Youth Sports leagues, including Mission Bay Youth Baseball (MBYB). There is no guarantee that these fields will be preserved for our youth use, and there’s a very real prospect that they may be lost in the revitalization effort.

The impact of that would be significant. At present there are almost 2,000 local youth players using those fields year round in three different community leagues. There are three baseball fields, one softball field and six soccer fields in that small complex. A loss of any fields would result in the downsizing, or outright elimination of the Mission Bay baseball and softball leagues and PYSL, and youth in the community would lose the opportunity to participate in affordable local non-profit youth sports leagues.  more »

[Posted on 02 Nov 2016]

Save Mission Bay Park: NO on Measure J

Say “no” to more development in Mission Bay Park by voting against Measure J.

Download a PDF to learn more.

[Posted on 27 Oct 2016]

Join the PB Cleanup on Nov. 12

2016-11-cleanupCouncilmember Lorie Zapf invites everyone to a community cleanup event in PB on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Volunteers are needed, and water and snacks will be provided.  For more info, download the flyer.

[Posted on 19 Oct 2016]

Crime Is Up, Police Services Are Down

The October 19 monthly meeting of the PBTC will focus on how Prop 47 has contributed to having more criminals in our neighborhoods, more problems for the police, and increases in burglaries, drug dealing and break-ins.

Cynthia Chasen of the Police Captain Advisory Board will discuss how the problems will be magnified if Props 57 and 64, and Measure N, are passed.

City Attorney candidates Mara Elliott and Robert Hickey are also on the meeting agenda.

The meeting takes place at 6:30 pm at Crown Point Jr. Music Academy.

[Posted on 14 Oct 2016]

Concerned About Homelessness? Attend a Town Hall Meeting For Discussion

A “Town Hall Meeting” will provide a comprehensive discussion and balanced approach to homelessness in San Diego, taking place October 26 at the Town and Country hotel.

Download the flyer for more info.

[Posted on 14 Oct 2016]

Free Play Date on June 25th

petitestreet2Petite Street Children’s Boutique is hosting a “Fun, Free Play Date” on Saturday, June 25th.  The event features a puppet play, arts and crafts, storytime and the XOXO baby pop-up store.

Get more details here.

[Posted on 21 Jun 2016]

Fox, KUSI Report on PB Alcohol, Crime Concerns

The PBTC June monthly meeting focused on resident concerns about alcohol and crime in Pacific Beach. Click the KUSI report below or watch the Fox report here.

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[Posted on 17 Jun 2016]

Woodstock’s Pizza, Tap Room Now Offer Discounts to PBTC Members

Fourteen local businesses now offer discounts to PBTC members!  Just show your membership card and take advantage of the specials offers by our Town Council member businesses.  See the complete list of member discounts.

[Posted on 06 Jun 2016]

Fox 5 News: Short-Term Rentals Ruining Quality of Life for Some PB Residents

Fox 5 News reported on the problem of short term vacation rentals (STVRs) in Pacific Beach, including an interview with PBTC President Cathie Jolley.

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[Posted on 25 May 2016]

CPJMA Features New Town Council Banners

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Crown Point Junior Music Academy staff members Tra-Viecia Nolte (left) and Lisa Lopez show off one of the new PBTC banners.

[Posted on 03 May 2016]

Bike Theft in Pacific Beach: How to Protect Yourself

Many bikes in Pacific Beach are being stolen.  Using sturdy locks and common sense are important, but if you’re a theft victim anyway, there’s one thing you must do to get your bike back.

And you have to do it now.

According to the San Diego Police, the only way a recovered bike can be returned to you is if you have a record of the bike’s serial number. Most bike serial numbers are on the bottom bracket from which the pedal cranks protrude.  Just turn the bike upside-down and record the number.  If it’s not there, look around the frame.  If you can’t find a serial number anywhere, an alternate method is to have your driver’s license number engraved on the frame.

Keep the number in a safe place and provide it to police if you’re the unfortunate victim of a bike theft.

[Posted on 18 Apr 2016]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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[Posted on 14 Apr 2016]

Science Open House – Crown Point Music Academy

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[Posted on 11 Apr 2016]

The Fabulous Rag Boutique – Buy 2 Get 1 Free!

Buy TWO GET ONE FREE

[Posted on 07 Apr 2016]

Hands-0n Volunteer events at the Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve‏

When: Saturday, April 9, 9 am – noon
Where: 2055 Pacific Beach Drive, Pacific Beach, 92109
Who: Suitable for adults and children 6 years and up; some flexibility, balance, and strength required as work is on gentle slopes
What: Help restore the upland area to native habitat by learning to recognize the locals and removing the invaders.
Wear closed shoes, long pants and sleeves to roll down, hat, sunscreen; bring water bottle, your favorite weeding tool and gardening gloves (if you have them — otherwise we will provide them.)

Why: It’s a great place to meet your neighbors and learn about your backyard habitats, while doing “eco-cize” and helping our environment!

Sponsored by the UC San Diego Natural Reserve System in collaboration with Friends of Mission Bay Marshes.
Snacks and water will be available.

For more information, visit http://www.missionbaymarshes.org, http://nrs.ucsd.edu/reserves/kendall.html, or www.facebook.com/KendallFrostReserve

The following dates will be: Sunday, May 1; Sunday, June 5; and Saturday, July 9.

Isabelle Kay
Managing Director
Natural Reserve System
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0116
Campus mailcode: 0116
office: Applied Physics and Math Annex Rm 2802
phone: 858.534.2077 fax: 858.822.0696
cell: 858.229.4677
ikay@ucsd.edu
http://nrs.ucsd.edu
[Posted on 28 Mar 2016]