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QUESTION & ANSWER: Incoming Pacific Beach Town Council president outlines top issues and goals. Page 3
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Rose Creek Cottage is now used for weddings, receptions, baptisms, birthdays and PAUL HANSEN | BEACH & BAY PRESS memorial services.
Fundraiser set for historic cottage BY SHANNON MULHALL | BEACH & BAY PRESS
Kevin Freeby on bass and Jamie Shadowlight on violin play jazz Feb. 13 at Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa, 873 Turquoise St. Freeby is part of the DFA Band (Dawson, Freeby and Arrango), while Shadowlight is sitting in for the night. The musicians are among many acts featured most nights PAUL HANSEN | BEACH & BAY PRESS at the North Pacific Beach establishment.
A taste of Europe
The picturesque cottage at 2525 Garnet Ave. was once the dining room of Braemar, the home of Frederick and Emma Scripps and the cultural hub of Pacific Beach in the early 20th century. Known today as the Rose Creek Cottage, the charming Tudor structure remains a gathering place for weddings, receptions, baptisms, reunions, birthdays and memorial services. To help ensure that the cottage is around for future generations to mark their milestones, the Pacific Beach Town Council (PBTC) is sponsoring a fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. at Lotsa Pasta, 1762 Garnet Ave. “It’s the big annual fundraiser for the cottage,” PBTC director Nanci Dalzell said. Town Council officers and directors will be serving up five-cheese lasagna, Caesar salad and chocolate mousse to attendees. Tickets are $25, available by calling the PBTC offices, (858) 483-6666. “It’s a great atmosphere, great menu and a chance to socialize with other locals for a good local cause,” said PBTC Vice President Ruby Houck, who SEE ROSE CREEK, Page 4
The focus is on the atmosphere BY ANTHONY GENTILE | BEACH & BAY PRESS Sitting in an intimate setting while listening to live flamenco music and enjoying wine and tapas — it’s easy to get lost thinking of Europe while inside The Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa. Only it’s not in Spain, France or Italy — it’s in north Pacific Beach. “My idea was to re-create the feeling of the European café that I saw when I was in Europe, which is basically a whole different kind of feeling than a typical restaurant,” said owner Basilio Ceravolo. The Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa offers an oasis to those in need of a slower pace. The focus is as much on the atmosphere as it is on the tapas. “It’s a place where you go to hang out, enjoy company, listen to music, maybe have a glass of wine or a coffee, talk to friends and have a little bit of this and a little bit of that,” Ceravolo said. Tapas are commonplace in Spanish culture and can best be compared to appetizers in terms of portion size. But that is where the comparison stops. “They’re appetizers, but not exactly because appetizers usually are designed to be salty and something that makes you drink more,” Ceravolo said. “Tapas are delicious on their own, somewhere between an hors d’oeuvre and an appetizer. They are so flavorful that you don’t want to eat the whole piece — you want to take a bite and share it.” The menu at Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa has hot and cold tapas, soups and salads from a number of different western European countries. It also features entrees and meat and cheese platters for traditionalists. “Our tapas don’t just come from one country, but they come from a whole region,” Ceravolo said. “The region of the western Mediterranean has inherited the style and the history of ancient times. The thing you see in common is that they all have the same kind of food.”
The Pacific Beach/Taylor Library, 4275 Cass St., remains open until a new date for PAUL HANSEN | BEACH & BAY PRESS carpet installation is determined.
TURQUOISE CAFE BAR EUROPA WHERE: 873 Turquoise St. HOURS: Open at 5 p.m. every day. INFORMATION: www.theturquoise.com
Jozsef Nagy and Emilee Young steal a kiss during a romantic break at Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa. The couple was sipping one cosmopolitan and one raspberry martini while enjoying each other’s company. PAUL HANSEN | BEACH & BAY PRESS
For those looking for a deal, the sunset tapas menu is served every day from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes $3 tapas and $3 wine, beer and sangria. As for the atmosphere, Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa has live music every evening, ranging from flamenco to jazz to blues. The live music provides a bit of a throwback. “The theme of our restaurant is going back into another time and place where there wasn’t any recorded music, where everything was live,” Ceravolo said. “If you got music, you saw it live.” SEE EUROPA, Page 9
Temporary closure of library postponed The Pacific Beach/Taylor Library’s scheduled temporary closure for recarpeting has been postponed. The library remains open with regular hours, and a new date for the carpet to be installed has yet to be determined. The library was originally scheduled to close Feb. 14 and reopen April 5. The carpet was expected earlier, but once the order was placed, the supplier said the particular carpet ordered was unavailable and more had to be manufactured and shipped, said Christina Wainwright, Pacific Beach branch library manager. The new carpet is not expected to arrive until early March, so there was no point in moving the books out in mid-February, Wainwright said. A new date for the temporary closure will be set once it is determined when the carpet will arrive for certain. Since the date will have to be moved back, some other maintenance might be scheduled as well, Wainwright said. Notices will be posted on the building and on the library’s Web site, as well as in the newspaper, once a new date has been set. For more information, call the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library, (858) 5819934, or visit www.pblibraryfriends.org or www.sandiegolibrary.org. — John Gregory
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Thursday, February 18, 2010
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The Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools and the Friends of Pacific Beach Elementary are announcing the sixth annual Taste of North Pacific Beach restaurant walk to be held Wednesday, March 3, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. After a highly successful event last year with almost 600 tickets sold, many local restaurants in North Pacific Beach have agreed to participate again this year, including Chocolate Haus, The Fishery, French Gourmet, Froggy’s, Java Jones, Leilani’s Cafe, Pernicano’s, Fig Tree Café, Blazin Grill & Chronic Smoothies, San Diego Coffee Tea & Spice, Service Deli at Albertson’s, Latitude 32 Pub & Grill, Turquoise Coffee, The Turquoise and 7-Eleven. “The excitement of the restaurant owners about this event makes it better and better every year. Most of last year’s restaurants could not wait to have it again this year,” said Kerry Upp, co-chair of the event. The Mission Bay High School Jazz Band will be performing again this year at the Turquoise Animal Hospital on the grass area at 950 Turquoise St. Tickets can be purchased at the offices of Pacific Beach Elementary School, Pacific Beach Middle School and Mission Bay High School. They can also be purchased at Java Jones, 4978 Cass St.; Leilani’s Café, 5109 Cass St.; Turquoise Coffee, 841-A Turquoise St.; Pernicano’s, 711 Turquoise St.; and San Diego National Bank, 1945 Garnet Ave. The price of tickets is $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-10. Children under the age of 5 are admitted free. “Last year was a near sell-out, so I highly recommend purchasing tickets early,” Upp said. “This event is essential to our schools as our parent/teacher organizations bridge the funding gap.” On the evening of the event, any remaining tickets will be available only at the Turquoise Animal Hospital. Last year’s event raised almost $8,000, which was split evenly between the parent/teacher organizations of Pacific Beach Elementary, Pacific Beach Middle School and Mission Bay High School. “Not only was this a fun family event for Pacific Beach, but funds raised were incorporated into our budget and went right back to enrich our local students,” said Laura Daly, treasurer of Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools PTO. For more information on The Taste of North Pacific Beach, call Upp, (619) 276-7533, or Daly, (858)270-4947.
Incoming PBTC president outlines top issues and goals BY JOHN GREGORY | BEACH & BAY PRESS
Rose Galliher, an 11-year resident of Pacific Beach, began her term as Pacific Beach Town Council president in January. She has been a member of the Town Council for 10 years and now has the opportunity to lead the organization.
Question: What are the top three issues facing the community of Pacific Beach? Answer: “The alcohol issue at Kate Sessions Park, parking problems and keeping our beach community clean.”
Question: What are your top three goals as president this Here is what Galliher said regarding the Town Council, year (the things you want to accomplish)? her goals and the year ahead: Question: What made you decide to become involved as Answer: “The first one would be to encourage all of the Pacific Beach organizations, i.e. the PBBID, the Soroptomists, president of the Pacific Beach Town Council? Answer: “As a person who has served on the PBTC board for the Kiwanis, the PB Community Foundation, PB Women’s Club, the PB Planning Group, etc., to work together as we are many years, I felt I was ready to implement my own ideas all here to improve our community and have common goals. which, as chairperson of the local Sundowner, include bringSecondly, I would like to have more family-friendly events for ing the Pacific Beach businesses and residents together for the the parents and children in Pacific Beach. And my third goal good of our community.” would be to have the Pacific Beach Town Council be an active, positive and influential organization that it should be and I Question: What is the mission and purpose of the Pacific know it can be.” Beach Town Council? Answer: “The purposes of this association are to provide a forum for the discussion of community issues, to communicate the views of the community to the appropriate governmental agencies and to take action on community issues specifically, but not limited to, the general betterment and beautification of the community of Pacific Beach; the promotion of the welfare of the residents of the community; the fostering of the cooperative efforts among the business people and residents of the community; and for the mutual benefit and the continued improvement of Mission Bay Park.”
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Plans to build a three-story project along La Jolla Boulevard, called “Bird Rock Station,” have been stalled since a superior court judge upheld his tentative ruling that it’s plausible the project will have a significant effect on the environment. La Jollans balked at developer Michael Krambs’ plans to skirt the village’s Planned District Ordinance (PDO), which only permits two-story buildings along La Jolla Boulevard, to erect a three-story building with retail space on the bottom and 11 condominiums on the second and third floors. La Jollans formed the La Jolla Village Residents Association in 2008 to sue the city for approving the project without requiring the developer to conduct a full environmental review
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with,” Houck said. In addition to being a local landmark with “a huge history,” Houck said the CONTINUED FROM Page 1 storied cottage “offers a great service for is co-chairing the event with longtime weddings and parties at affordable prices community volunteer Georgina Smith. to the community.” “If you’ve never come to a Town Proceeds will go toward safety and Council event, this is a great one to start beautification of the cottage. Past projects have included landscaping, upgrading the electrical system, installing new carpet and painting the gazebo. Houck encouraged Pacific Beach resWHEN: Feb. 24, 6 p.m. idents to visit the PBTC’s new Web site, WHERE: Lotsa Pasta, 1762 Garnet Ave. www.pbtowncouncil.org, for more TICKETS: $25 information on the fundraiser and other CONTACT: (858) 483-6666, upcoming events. www.pbtowncouncil.org or “There’s really something for everywww.rosecreekcottage.net body,” she said.
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ners have not yet decided whether to appeal the ruling and are “considering all their options,” according to their attorney, Christopher R. Mordy, with Peterson & Price. The petitioners had argued that permitting a developer to construct a three-story building would set a precedent for developers to build threestory buildings throughout La Jolla, which is presently only permitted in certain commercial pockets. Also, neighbors’ privacy would be disturbed since the three-story units would begin at 20 feet high rather than 15 feet high with two-story developments in the area. “The current PDO has protected La Jolla from overdevelopment and makes it the desirable place we have today,” states the No Third Story website. “Allowing three stories would increase the population density and change our town forever.” For more information about the lawsuit, visit www.nothirdstory.org.
EIR must be presented for Bird Rock project
Lotsa Pasta owner Carol Blomstrom and her son, general manager Kirk Blomstrom, will host a fundraiser for Rose Creek Cottage on Photo by NANCI DALZELL Feb. 24.
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Emergency storm drain replacement begins Recent traffic bottle necks on east Gar net Avenue at the intersection with Soledad Mountain Road have been caused by an emergency storm drain replacement project, and more work is expected. The city Engineering and Capital Projects Department stated that the work is necessary to improve drainage infrastructure and eliminate any safety concerns related to a recently discovered pipe failure under the street. Work began Feb. 12 to stabilize the roadway and all underlying utilities. The emergency work is being done in phases. The initial phase — the pipe repair work — involved closure of one eastbound and one west bound lane on Garnet Avenue and one of the left-turn lanes on Soledad Mountain Road onto Garnet Avenue. The next phase — the pipe replacement work — should begin during the week of Feb. 22 and will involve similar lane closures. The start date for the replacement effort is contingent on the completion of custom piping being manufactured specifically for this area. The project is scheduled for completion by April. There will be some occasional delays as the pipe is excavated and replaced.
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Fundraiser to buy tents for Haiti
Looking ahead FEBRUARY 21 New San Diego Chihuahua Meetup, Sunday, Feb. 21, 4 p.m., Capehart Park, Felspar and Soledad Mt. Road.
FEBRUARY 22 The Pacific Beach/Taylor Library’s informal book discussion group Under the Covers will meet on Monday, Feb. 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Each attendee is invited to speak for a few minutes about a book that they’ve enjoyed reading. Pacific Beach/Taylor Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934.
FEBRUARY 23 Pacific Beach Town Council Dineout at Cafe Athena, Feb. 23, 6 p.m.,1846 Garnet Ave. Call Mary Cook for reservations, (858) 450-0422.
Launching Your Dental Office Career is a free, informative meeting offered to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Featured speaker Becky Gerber will be joined by other dental professionals who will offer tips on how to get started as a practice adminisSchools honored for trator. Other positions and employment making academic gains opportunities will also be discussed. Crown Point Elementary School and Academy of Dental Practice Careers, Pacific Beach Elementary School are 2036 Hornblend St., Suite B. Space is among 10 schools in the San Diego Uni- limited, RSVP (858) 274-4777. fied School District that have been honored with Title I Academic Achievement FEBRUARY 26 Award for 2010. Title I Academic Christian Youth Theater presents Achievement Awards are given annual- “Sleeping Beauty” in the Pacific Beach ly to schools that receive federal funds Middle School Auditorium, 4676 Ingraham St. Performances at 7 p.m. will be Feb. 26 SEE BRIEFS, Page 6 and March 5 and 6; 2 p.m. performances
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Gloria’s Bar-B-Q, 978 Garnet Ave., will kickoff a week-long fundraiser to help buy tents for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. One-half of all proceeds from meals served at Gloria’s on Feb. 21 will go toward the effort. A DJ and models will be at Gloria’s that day, and a live radio broadcast will be conducted on-site, said Tony Turner, executive chef and Gloria’s coowner. In addition, donations will be accepted at Gloria’s from Feb. 21 to 28. Money raised will go through the Carlsbadbased Rescue Task Force, a non-profit organization that responds to disasters worldwide. A target of $55,000 has been set for fundraisers countywide, with Rescue Task Force adding an additional $20,000. The total of $75,000 will buy 1,900 tents which Paha Que Wilderness, Inc. has agreed to sell at-cost, said Andrea Stone, Rescue Task Force executive director. To help: call Gloria’s Bar-B-Q, (858) 2743612 or Andrea Stone, (619) 991-3669, www.rescuetaskforce.org.
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FEBRUARY 27 SeaWorld will host the Walk for Wishes to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Feb. 27. Includes a 1-mile route through SeaWorld, with an optional 4-mile course along Mission Bay, followed by activities, refreshments and entertainment. All workers receive 50 percent off SeaWorld admission. Register at www.walkforwishessd.org.
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under the Title 1 program, a federal program which helps students living below or near the poverty level. To win this award, the school shows that students are making significant progress toward proficiency on California’s academic content standards, meeting state targets for two consecutive years.
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www.beachandbaypress.com old victim did not survive her injuries. The investigation has revealed that Podhorsky was visiting friends and was standing on the sidewalk in front of the residence with at least one other person when they were Hannah Podhorsky approached by the unknown suspect(s) who fired two to three rounds from a handgun. The motivation for the shooting is not clear, nor is it clear whether or not Podhorsky was the intended target. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to a felony arrest in this case. Anyone with information on the murder is asked to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line, (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
Those who would like to have a say about parking, traffic, development and future planning in Pacific Beach might consider joining the Pacific Beach Planning Group (PBPG), which advises the city on these and other community issues. Pacific Beach residents, property owners and business owners are eligible to serve on the PBPG. Applications are being accepted now. For more infor- Assailant to be deported mation visit www.pbplanning.org, call A Turkish immigrant who stabbed a Marcie Beckett at (858) 483-8908, or come to the next PBPG meeting man in Pacific Beach was sentenced Feb. on Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Pacific 10 to 285 days he had already served in jail and will be deported. Beach Library, 4275 Cass St. Agahan Alemdar, 23, who had been living in La Jolla, was released 2009 murder of student to immigration authorities, Deputy remains unsolved District Attorney Steve Marquardt San Diego County Crime Stoppers, said. Alemdar will be deported working with the San Diego Police because of his felony conviction in Department homicide unit, is ask- the Aug. 3, 2009 incident. ing for the public’s help to identify Nathaniel Thompkins was stabbed in and locate the person responsible the neck with a knife following an argufor the murder of Hannah Podhorsky, ment with Alemdar at 4 p.m. in a courta resident of National City and a student yard at 1038 Hornblend St. at Mission Bay High School. San Diego Superior Court Judge On Feb. 1, 2009 at approximately Theodore Weathers fined Alemdar 2:40 a.m., Southeastern Division patrol $1,060. Marquardt said Alemdar had officers received a radio call of a shoot- been placed on an immigration hold ing in the 700 block of South 42nd after his arrest. Alemdar pleaded Street. When officers arrived at about guilty to assault with a deadly 2:45 a.m., they found Podhorsky suffer- weapon on Jan. 11 and could have ing from a gunshot wound. The 16-year- been sentenced to four years in prison,
according to court records. The judge ordered authorities not to release him from jail, but process him through immigration authorities for deportation. — Neal Putnam
Man convicted of rape and kidnapping Brandon Shawn Burrus, 23, of San Diego, faces up to 105 years in prison after a jury convicted him of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman he met at a bar in Mission Beach. Sentencing was set for Feb. 26 by San Diego Superior Court Judge Jeff Fraser. Following a month-long trial, a jury convicted Burrus of five counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of rape and kidnapping in the Feb. 20, 2009 incident. The victim, a college student who was in her 20s, met Burrus at a bar in Mission Beach and agreed to let him give her a ride home. Burrus, who worked as a security guard, instead took her to a park and sexually assaulted her in an isolated area, according to court records. Burrus later took the woman to a motel where he attacked her further. Burrus remains in the George Bailey Detention Facility on $2 million bail. — Neal Putnam
Local humanitarian receives recognition Beryl Westwood is among those who received the Bishop’s Servant Ministry Award for outstanding service work in their church and community. Winners are also recognized for their humility, dedication and faithfulness. Westwood was nominated by the Rev. Leland Jones at St. Andrew’s in Pacific Beach. The Rt. Rev. James Mathes, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, was scheduled to present the awards during a gala dinner of the diocesan convention Feb. 12 in Mission Valley.
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Now& Then John Fry
Street flooding after a rainstorm on the northwest corner of Mission and Ventura in 1939.
THE FEBRUARY HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER reprints a 1993 Beach & Bay Press article titled, “Why does Mission Beach always flood when it rains?” I’ve added a 1939 cover photo and six more shots of floods that occurred AFTER the article appeared. Let me know if you’d like a copy. HOW DO THEY DO THAT? I was putting my credit card back in my wallet at Valero when a woman magically appeared. “Excuse me, sir. I’m trying to get to Encinitas. Could you spare 50 cents?” Both halves of my brain were suddenly firing on all cylinders. The left half asked, “How do these homeless women just appear? Are they teleported from a parallel universe?” The right half was thinking, “OK, gas is $2.89 a gallon. A car gets 20 miles to the gallon. Encinitas is, what, 30 miles up the coast? How far can you get on 50 cents?” I took a dollar out of my wallet and handed it over, knowing she would head for the nearest liquor store. Pretty soon my tank was full and, as I replaced the nozzle, a man said “Thank you sir!” I looked around and saw a man, and the aforementioned woman, getting in a late-model Explorer. Maybe they WOULD get to Encinitas!! DOESN’T ANYONE WANT to go to the aerospace museum? Actually, it’s now called the San Diego Air & Space Museum. A while back, my buddy George Fogelman, called to see if I could score tickets to the Midway for his uncle. “Nope,” I replied, “but I have passes to the aerospace museum.” “That’s OK,” he said and hung up. More recently Marilyn McNair called with news that her sister and brother-in-law were in town from Idaho, and he was hell-bent on seeing a Lockheed P-38. I told her he’d have to travel to the March Field Museum for that, but I had free passes to the aerospace museum. “That’s OK,” she responded, “I think we’re gonna go to Gillespie Field.” WHAT GOES AROUND comes around. Every morning, at about the same time, I head north on Fanuel for my morning gab session at Starbucks. Most mornings I sit at Grand Avenue waiting for the light to turn green. It seems like it stays red forever, but it’s usually about a minute and a half. Once a month, perhaps, I hit the light green and feel like a kid on Christmas morning. Remember last month’s week of rain? Strangely, I hit the light green seven straight days. Maybe I should have headed to Barona instead of Starbucks. “Plans start at $0 a month.” That’s what the “KAISER PERMANENTE thrive” advertisement said in the Union-Tribune. It’s an interesting business model. I guess they make it up on volume. WHAT COULD GO WRONG? My 89-year-old mother and I enjoyed a delicious meal at China Inn, then read our fortunes. I don’t remember mine, but when it came her turn she intoned, rather loudly I thought, “YOUR SEXUAL APPETITE ASKS FOR SECONDS. INDULGE!!” “GIMME THAT!!” I said, and grabbed it away from her. Turned out the word was “sensual,” which, come to think of it, wasn’t that much better. John Fry may be reached at 272-6655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Juvenile justice: another idea BY MARIAH CIANI At the age of 12, a boy named Evan Savoi stabbed and killed his developmentally disabled playmate, 13-year-old Craig Sorger. He is currently serving a 26-year prison sentence for first-degree murder. He was tried as an adult for his crime even though he was legally still a minor. Many would argue that his crime was violent enough to validate his sentence, but what many don’t realize is what a 12year-old fails to conceptualize. The age of 12 is the very beginning of an adolescent being able to understand that death is irreversible. How can we allow the government to try children for crimes when they don’t understand the repercussions? Savoi is an example of a childhood lost to incarceration in the juvenile-justice system. Currently in America, over 20 states allow children as young as 7 to be tried as adults, and in some states this includes sentencing children to life in prison without parole. For all those parents out there, do you believe your child could understand that they had done something so wrong that they need to be punished for years? A 7-year-old’s cognitive ability is at the level of simple mathematics and includes a vocabulary of only several thousand words. A 7-year-old is at the stage of emotional development where they are only beginning to understand and feel guilt and shame. Although we cannot ignore that a child has committed a crime, we can better deal with it by rehabilitating instead of punishing the children. The juvenile-justice system in America is obviously in need of reform, and a rehabilitation program would be the most successful and advantageous option. A rehabilitation program would look very much like a group home setting. Rehabilitation facilities would house 30 to 40 children and have live-in therapists
available to children 24 hours a day. The therapists and adults within the rehabilitation program would show the kids the love and encouragement they need and may or may not have had at their home. At the rehabilitation facility, the children would live the lifestyle of an average child while receiving the therapy necessary to become a working member of society. They would each have responsibilities around the facility and receive an education. They would also have individual therapy sessions to find the core reason why they have committed and or want to commit crimes, so that those issues could be addressed before the child’s release. As a part of the rehabilitation program, the length of their sentence would be contingent on the child’s progress in the program and change in morale. This rehabilitative approach has been proven to work in Missouri’s juvenile-justice system. Missouri has a recidivism rate of about 10 percent, which means that only about 10 percent of the children who go through the rehabilitation pro-
Councilman Faulconer’s actions paid off Thank you for your front-page coverage of the efforts by Councilman Kevin Faulconer to fix the City of San Diego’s storm-water pump station at Santa Clara Point (“Faulconer calls for solutions to flooding,” Feb. 4). Councilman Faulconer was right on the money when he stated: “This pump station has had a history of problems over the years. We need to change that.” The city’s $12 million Santa Clara pump station opened in May 1997 — only to break down on Feb. 8, 1998, during an El Niño rainstorm. The city then spent almost $2 million in “upgrades,” which were not enough to keep its boondoggle pump station from breaking down again in January 2001 and February 2003.
This past Dec. 7, the Santa Clara pump station failed yet another time-during a heavy rainstorm that had been predicted well in advance by the National Weather Service. Our neighborhood, located south of Santa Clara Point, on the bay side of North Mission Beach, was inundated by a river of swirling storm water from the failed pump station. Councilman Faulconer responded immediately. He had eight pallets of high-quality sand bags delivered to the Santa Clara Recreation Center. Then he summoned the directors of Public Works and the Storm Water Department to his office. They had some explaining to do about why no one had been assigned to watch over the failureprone Santa Clara pump station ahead of that big storm on Dec. 7. Councilman Faulconer’s wake-up call paid off several weeks later. Employees from
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gram are rearrested after their release. Currently, the average recidivism rate in the national juvenile-justice system is about 40 percent. Comparing these two statistics, it seems as though a switch to a rehabilitative program would be the logical solution, but there is even more incentive. A rehabilitation program costs about $50,000 per year per child, whereas incarceration costs $100,000 per year per child. Knowing that it is necessary for the United States government to reform its juvenile-justice system, rehabilitation is clearly the best way to do so. It is the most cost effective and is the longest-lasting solution. If you would like to help, go to http://www.petitiononline.com/merc123 4/petition.html and sign the mock petition to show some of the California representatives that people care about this problem.
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the Storm Water Department were stationed at the Santa Clara pump station from Jan. 18 to 22, as a series of powerful winter rainstorms blew through Mission Beach. In dramatic contrast to Dec. 7, the pump station kept right on pumping, and our neighborhood was spared another round of storm-water flooding. I have recently heard that Councilman Faulconer and key Storm Water personnel now believe that four storm-water pumps could be added to the four already in use at the Santa Clara pump station without the necessity of expensive renovations. Furthermore, these new pumps would more than double pumping capacity at the pump station. This is really good news. I hope I’m not dreaming!
Buz Rahe Mission beach
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Laundromat puts new spin on laundry experience BY HILLARY SCHULER-JONES BEACH & BAY PRESS
For some people, going to the laundromat is a dreaded chore. But for longtime Point Loma residents Jerry Polansky and Rob Sussman, going to the laundromat is the fulfillment of a 20year dream. For two decades, Sussman had contemplated owning a laundry facility that would help him not only make a solid income but also utilize his years of customer service experience to reinvigorate a task that had grown increasingly banal. When a laundromat in Pacific Beach closed last fall after 25 years in operation, Sussman saw his chance. He and Polansky bought the facility, and after a major renovation, opened Spin Spa Laundry in October 2009. The result is a contemporary spin on laundry that goes beyond the humdrum wash, dry and fold that many laundromat customers have come to expect. Amid the standard rows of washers, dryers and laundry carts, patrons will also find a lounge complete with a cappuccino/latte machine, bistro tables, snacks, an assortment of magazines, flat screen TVs, and free WiFi and electric outlets for laptop users. The duo has also hired massage therapists who offer free five-minute chair massages on-site several days a week. Some customers choose to avoid the chore of doing their own laundry by dropping it off at the fluff and fold station, then get a free massage on their way out. “When we started, we knew that what customers appreciate first and foremost is having a comfortable place to do their laundry, a place where they can feel relaxed and at ease,” Polansky said. “We want our customers to feel like this could be their living room.” Polansky and Sussman have incorporated this vision into every detail of their facility, from the potted plants that give a softer finish to the industrial machines, to the artwork that adorns the walls. Their renovation also included fresh paint and diamond plating for the walls, a major remodel of the bathroom and the installation of brand new high-energy washers and dryers. Even the bistro chairs were given thoughtful consideration. “This cloth seating is harder to clean,
Green cleaners provide eco-friendly option A mile away from Spin Spa, another newly renovated facility is making a mark on the local laundry market. Joyful Wash & Dry at 1609 Garnet Ave. has 65 brand new, high-efficiency washers and dryers for customers who want an eco-friendly option for their coin laundry services. Owner Su Yong bought the laundromat and the dry cleaning facility that is located next door in July 2009, then overhauled the coin laundry last November with new flooring, fixtures and Wascomet machines, which are some of the most energy-efficient models available in the laundry industry. The company’s commitment to green cleaning also extends to the dry cleaning business, now called Joymax Cleaners. That facility uses all-natural, organic Adco Eco soaps that are safe for the environment, and they have made that company’s detergent and softener available for purchase to coin laundry customers. “We want our customers to have the latest high-technology machines, cleaner clothes and products that are safe for the environment,” said manager Jay Kim. — Hillary Schuler-Jones
Bartender M.J. Thyken blends a drink with a giant espresso machine behind the bar at PAUL HANSEN | BEACH & BAY PRESS Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa.
Spin Spa Laundry owner Jerry Polansky in his laundromat that features a cappuccino/latte HILLARY SCHULER-JONES | Beach & Bay Press machine, chair massages, flat screen TVs and free WiFi.
deserve to have a nice place.” Polansky said that business has been growing steadily, although he does see WHAT: Offers multiple amenities for the effects of the recession. He and Susscustomers, including free 5-minute chair man plan to bring in more cusmassages, a latte/cappuccino machine, flat tomers by expanding the massage screen TVs, and fluff and fold service. therapy schedule and also co-proWHERE: 5010 Cass St. moting their services with other busiCONTACT: (858) 272-SPIN (7746), ness owners in the Pacific Beach comwww.spinspalaundry.com munity. Spin Spa Laundry is located at 5010 but when you sit in these chairs, you feel Cass St. at Loring in Pacific Beach. For like you are more at home than when more information about their services, you use plastic, institutional seat- visit www.spinspalaundry.com or call ing,” Polansky said. “Our customers (858) 272-SPIN (7746).
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vides a social change of pace. That’s why there aren’t televisions anywhere to be found in the bar. CONTINUED FROM Page 1 “It’s a really good place to get the people that don’t want to be in that Well off the beaten path of the kind of craziness and just want to Garnet Avenue scene, Ceravolo said have a relaxing atmosphere,” CerTurquoise Cafe Bar Europa pro- avolo said.
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PYSL has openings for spring season Pacific Youth Soccer League has openings for players for the spring soccer season. Divisions with openings are Girls Under Eight and Boys/Girls Under 10. Players in these divisions will be in first through fourth grades. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons at Bayview Terrace Elementary School from March 7 through May 2. If interested, contact the registrar at Soccermomma@san.rr.com or call (858) 488-1144.
Book recommendation from the Pacific Beach-Taylor Library BOOK: “Abandoned” AUTHOR: Cody McFayden SYNPOPSYS: Cody McFayden delivers this shocking new thriller that brings to light a psychopath unlike any we’ve ever seen — a killer who thrives in absolute darkness and doesn’t derive pleasure from the kill. For FBI Special Agent Smokey Barrett, the bizarre and shocking events that occur at the wedding of one of her colleagues leads her into the dark recess of the killers twisted mind. By the time she pierces the darkness it may cost her more than she can bear to lose to escape, for a trap snapped closed the moment she took this case too much to heart. Reserve this book at: www.sandiegolibaray.org Pacific Beach/Taylor Library • 4275 Cass St. • (858) 581-9934
Double the talent for Mission Bay High girls’ soccer BY AMBERLY DRESSLER | BEACH & BAY PRESS Twin sister soccer-playing standouts Rémy and Lauren Gagnon make up one of three sister acts on the Mission Bay High School girls’ soccer team, which also includes another set of twins. The Buccaneers, who are awaiting a CIF post-season berth, are a tight-knit group. Coach Jorge Palacios thinks the sister trend is contagious. “The team feels and acts like a family, maybe because so many of them are family,” Palacios said. “It also provides a lot of comic relief because clearly girls like Rémy and Lauren spend a lot of time together. And they have way too much time to think up stuff for the team to do.” With only one senior to his roster, juniors Rémy and Lauren are considered two of Palacios’ most veteran players. Not only do the girls share a room, but they also share a position. Rémy and Lauren, both 16, have made up the Buccaneers’ backline since their freshman season and rarely come off the field. Palacios counts consistency, dependability and leadership as their biggest contributions. There’s also that “weird twin telepathic thing,” which is one of two reasons he started them as freshmen. The other reason was their experience playing together with their competitive club team, the FC Bratz. The inseparable twins not only take the cake as the best Charades players on Mission Bay’s squad, but they are also two of the most dedicated. The devotion that’s required to be a yeararound soccer player often falls directly on their shoulders. The description of their bus rides across town to Bratz practices isn’t met with much enthusiasm, but they play for the love of the game, each other and — at this point — Lauren’s solo dream of twin scholarships. Rémy remains
Rémy and Lauren Gagnon have made up the backline of the Mission Bay High girls’ soccer AMBERLY DRESSLER | Beach & Bay Press team since they were freshmen.
unsure of whether she wants to branch out on her own. Perhaps her dye job reflects her dilemma. Blonde or brunette, there’s no denying that the Pacific Beach twins go together like, well, chocolate ice cream and french fries. Lauren’s love of fries is complimented by Rémy’s chocolate fixation. They combine their favorites to make a salty and sweet treat, a combi-
Mission Bay High School’s playoff picture developing Mission Bay High School girls’ soccer coach Jorge Palacios expects his team to cement a top-five playoff seeding when the playoff pairings are decided and announced on Feb. 20. After finishing their 2009 campaign as semifinalists in the Division III CIF San Diego Section playoffs and controlling Central League play for the second-straight season, Palacios likes his team’s chances. So does his team.
nation that reflects their on-the-field persona. As defenders, their view of the field is better, so it’s their job to assist teammates. Rémy admits her game-time instructions come off as yelling, while Lauren’s are met as helpful. This perception mirrors their relationship. Where one may fall short, the other happily picks up the slack. “It’s a really young team,” Palacios said. “But I think they are figuring out how good they are, and they are really welcome to challenges. They aren’t scared of anyone.” Palacios said his biggest obstacles this postseason are any of the Western League teams, particularly La Jolla High School, Cathedral Catholic and Coronado. While La Jolla is the reigning champion, Cathedral is a perpetual powerhouse and Coronado is having an “amazing year,” Palacios said, but don’t count Mission Bay out. “I want us to be top dogs,” junior defender Remy Gagnon said. “We are not underdogs. I hate when people call us the underdogs because we are so much better than that.” — Amberly Dressler
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Broken Yolk Cafe is celebrating 31st anniversary BY ANTHONY GENTILE | BEACH & BAY PRESS
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For the past three decades, few things in Pacific Beach are as certain as the WHERE: 1851 Garnet Ave. crowd that forms around Broken Yolk HOURS: Open daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cafe on weekend mornings. INFORMATION: www.brokenyolkcafe.com The breakfast and lunch restaurant on Garnet Avenue is celebrating its 31st anniversary on Feb. 23 and 24. “Pacific Beach has been good to the Broken Yolk. The customers are great and it’s a vibrant community,” said Broken Yolk owner John Gelastopoulos. “We hope that we’ll keep it going for another 31 years.” Broken Yolk Cafe is sharing the anniversary celebration with its patrons. On Feb. 23 and 24, it will offer a limited menu of its most popular items for $3.10 each to go along with 99-cent drinks. “We’ll give the people a little bit of a break,” Gelastopoulos said. “We try to serve as many people as we can.” Broken Yolk Cafe built its reputation with homey food in large portions. For breakfast, four-egg omelets are standard, and at lunch time halfpound burgers will curb any hunger. “Our food is like grandma or your mother makes it,” Gelastopoulos said. “That’s what we’re all about. We’re comfort food.” Also on the menu is the “Ironman Special,” which comes on a 15-inch ABOVE: Restaurant manager Dimitra O’Rourke greets guests and delivers menus in the main dining room of The Broken Yolk. BELOW LEFT: pizza pan and is free if eaten in Sean Walsh (foreground left) attempts to finish The Broken Yolk Cafe Special. BELOW RIGHT: Server Britney Chaplin carries three breakunder an hour. For those who want fasts on the “Top of the Yolk” upper deck patio dining area. PAUL HANSEN | Beach & Bay Press to try to join the nearly 500-member wall of fame, the special is a 12-egg omelet with mushrooms, onions, American cheese with chili on top that comes with two biscuits and a generous serving of home fries. In addition to serving fresh food, Gelastopoulos said Broken Yolk Cafe’s size — which includes an upstairs outdoor patio — also makes it unique. When full, Broken Yolk can sit about 300 people. “You don’t usually see a restaurant, especially with breakfast and lunch, have that kind of a capacity and still fill it up,” Gelastopoulos said. “I don’t think there’s any other restaurant as big as ours with just breakfast and lunch.” Since its first location opened in Pacific Beach in 1979, Broken Yolk Cafe has expanded and now has restaurants in Eastlake, La Costa and the Gaslamp Quarter downtown. Gelastopoulos said a fifth Broken Yolk Cafe is slated to open in San Marcos in the coming months.
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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Woodstock’s Pizza brings campus feel to PB BY ANTHONY GENTILE | BEACH & BAY PRESS
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Long a cult classic on college campuses, Woodstock’s Pizza is coming to Pacific Beach. The new pizza joint and hangout at 1221 Garnet Ave. is having its grand opening on Friday. “We’re really excited about finally being able to open in Pacific Beach because we’ve been wanting to be open here for the last 10 years,” said restaurant co-owner Laura Ambrose. “Finally, it’s happening.” Woodstock’s Pizza got started Corvallis, Ore. in 1977 and the Pacific Beach restaurant is its newest. Each of its other locations are situated near college campuses up and down the state of California, including one near S a n D i e go S t a t e University. “We describe ourselves as the quintessential college hangout’ because we’ve traditionally been in college markets and Woodstock’s Pizza restaurants have been near major univera longtime standard for students in col- s i t i e s , ” A m b r o s e lege towns across California. COURTESY PHOTO said. “And our goal has always been to serve the best possible pizzas in a setting where people feel comfortable chilling out and having a good time.” In its 30th year in California, Woodstock’s Pizza has become known for its fresh ingredients and fun times. In terms of actual pizza, it starts with their crust, which is full of sauce. “The crust is folded over on the outer edge of the pizza so that the sauce is actually captured within the layer of crust,” Ambrose said. “We tell people if you left the crust you shouldn’t, because it’s better than the average crust.” Ambrose said Woodstock Pizza pies stand out because of the spicy sauce, loads of toppings, 100 percent whole milk mozzarella cheese and the option of a wheat crust. The Pacific Beach menu will include a brand new seafood pizza, aptly named “The Triton” after UCSD’s mascot. “We’ve established a reputation over the years that has largely been built on the kinds of pizzas that we build from scratch every day,” Ambrose said. At each stop, Woodstock’s Pizza has also earned the
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Woodstock’s Pizza is coming to the beach this week with a grand opening planned for Feb. 19 at its new location in Pacific Beach at COURTESY PHOTO 1221 Garnet Ave.
reputation as a place to hang out. Weekly events include Trivia Tuesdays and Pint Night Wednesdays, the first of which is scheduled for March 3. “The slogan for our employees is ‘Work hard, have fun,’” Ambrose said. “We really emphasize that and I think that because our employees are a pretty lively, fun crew, it tends to make it a fun place for our customers, too.” While Pacific Beach falls outside of the “college town” realm of Woodstock Pizza’s other locations, Ambrose said college students in the area give it that vibe. She pointed out that students from each of the four major universities in the area call Pacific Beach home. “The demographics indicate that there are more students population-wise in Pacific Beach than in any other community in San Diego,” Ambrose said.
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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Deadbolt, the International Pop Overthrow and The Pheromones MUSICcalendar BY BART MENDOZA | BEACH & BAY PRESS There are few bands that can provide reverb and twang like the self-professed “scariest band in the world,” Deadbolt. Appearing tomorrow, Feb. 19, at Brick by Brick, the leather-clad quartet, led by front man Harley Davidson, mines the same sound as precursors The Cramps and other primitive rockers inspired by the sounds of the rockabilly, instrumental surf and a touch of punk attitude. If you’re looking for virtuoso performances or guitar histrionics, Deadbolt may not be your cup of tea, but if you like your rock ’n’ roll gritty, loud and in your face, few do it better. Deadbolt: Friday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m. at Brick by Brick, 1130 Buenos Ave. 21 and up. $10. www.myspace.com/officialdeadbolt
Deadbolt plays tomorrow, Feb. 19, 8 p.m. at Brick COURTESY PHOTO by Brick, 1130 Buenos Ave.
Though they don’t get as much media attention locally as the local indie rockers, San Diego’s metal/hard rock scene has actually begun to eclipse much of that scene, at least outside the county line. Hard rock has been a local underground staple since the early ’80s heyday of Ratt and Assassin, but newer groups such as Cattle Decapitation and As I Lay Dying have kept the fire burning and shown up on the national charts for their trouble. While Mower, who appear at the 710 Beach Club on Feb. 19, haven’t quite made it to that level, they can surely be credited for making hard rock a presence locally, with tireless promotion and guitar shredding songs to match. With a little luck and a little perseverance, Mower should be among the next few bands to break out on a national level. Mower: Friday, Feb. 19, 9 p.m., at 710 Beach Club, 710 Garnet Ave. 21 and up. Cover TBD. www.myspace.com/mower
turing Dave Howard (Feb. 19), a reunion of ‘90’s favorites Static Halo (Feb. 20), and a new band featuring Diana Death and Hector Penalosa, The Deep Ones (Feb. 21). But with eight bands per night there will be plenty of great music on hand. International Pop Overthrow: Friday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, Feb. 21 (7:30 p.m.; Sunday 4:30 p.m), at O’Connell’s, 1310 Morena Blvd. $10. www.internationalpopoverthrow.com Nominated for Best Rock Group in the 2009 San Diego Music Awards, local quintet The Pheromones, who appear at RT’s Longboard on Feb. 27, clearly deliver the goods. A perennial at beach area venues, the band’s mix of rock and good times has proven irresistible to area music fans. The secret to their sound is in their mix of influences, taking in a bit of everything from funk to hard rock overtones. But the real reason for their success is simple: The beach community is known for its predilection to party and The Pheromones provide the perfect soundtrack. The Pheromones: Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 p.m. at RT’s Longboard, 710 Garnet Ave. 21 and up. Cover TBD. longboardgrillsd.com
International Pop Overthrow is a roving music festival with a wide umbrella covering the more melodic sounds of rock, somewhere between The Beatles, Cheap Trick or the Buzzcocks. Already a staple in such cities as Chicago, Liverpool and Toronto, the three-day fest features dozens of acts Though pianist Irving Flores, who playing short sets, mixing it up between performs at Tango Del Rey on Feb 28, is the established and the up and coming. perhaps best known locally as part of Highlights for this second, local edition trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos’ Latin of “IPO” include The Shamey Jays, fea-
The Shamey Jays, featuring Dave Howard, above, play in the International Pop Overthrow, COURTESY PHOTO Feb. 19 at O’Connell’s, 1310 Morena Blvd.
Jazz Sextet, his is a long and storied history. Born in Veracruz, Mexico, Flores has performed worldwide alongside such Latin jazz legends as Willie Colon and Tania Libertad at the same time becoming a highly-sought music instructor/theorist. On Feb. 28, Flores showcases his own talents with a CD release for his latest album, “Recuer-
dos.” Hardcore local jazz fans already know what a treasure Flores’ sound and presence is, but anybody who enjoys piano with a Latin beat will want to investigate his music. Irving Flores: Sunday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. at Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey St. All ages. www.myspace.com/sdjazzmg
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SERVICE DIRECTORY - BEACH & BAY PRESS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
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REAL ESTATE DIRECTORY · BEACH & BAY PRESS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
CA DRE Broker's # 01312924 Karen Dodge CA DRE Broker's # 01312925 Mike Dodge
Half Block to Sail Bay
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Sweet Rose is a 3-year old Labrador/Hound blend who weighs 58 pounds. She’s ready for a new life with you. Rose enjoys walks, car rides, and just kicking back with her people. She is in foster care as part of the FOCAS rescue program. To learn more or to arrange a meeting, call 858-205-9974. Her $150 adoption fee includes spay, microchip, license, and vaccinations.
or call 760.960.7293 AFRICAN GREY MIA is a female Congo, 8 month old, DNA tested. Friendly & good vocabulary! $500. email@example.com
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BUSINESS OPTS. 550 Income Opportunities WANT TO Purchase minerals and other oil/ gas interests. Send details to: P. O. Box 13557, Denver, CO 80201 WWW. SPORTSGIRLJEWELRY.COM FUND RAISERS FOR YOUTH SPORTS- VERY PROFITABLE
REAL ESTATE 800
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