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Principals safe at small schools BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | BEACH &BAY PRESS
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Vacation rentals stir the ’hood stated the letter sent to Councilmember Kevin Faulconer, the mayor and city attorney offices. Homeowners in Pacific Beach “Residents vested in their commuwho live next to vacation rentals nity are critical to sustaining neighwhere tenants party too late, drink too much and create a ruckus want borhood character, quality and livability. Vacation rentals are contrary to know why the city allows the to this purpose. Tourist and visitor rentals to set up in neighborhoods zoned for single families or RS zones. renters are not vested in the comIn May of 2007 the Pacific Beach munity.” In September 2007, the city attorCommunity Planning Group sent a letter to the city requesting it amend ney’s office sent Faulconer’s office a memorandum stating that vacation the municipal code to “prohibit rentals are neither regulated nor rentals of less than 29 days in sinprohibited in RS zones but that the gle-family residential (RS) zones in land development code could be Pacific Beach.” amended to regulate them. The Cali“Vacation rentals are not consistent with the purpose of RS zones,” fornia Coastal Commission would BY ADRIANE TILLMAN | BEACH &BAY PRESS
have to approve code amendments. “There is no evidence that the past zoning codes prohibited shortterm vacation rentals in the singlefamily zone, nor do the current regulations prohibit such a use,” concludes the memo. “Should the City decide that there is sufficient rationale, it may consider requiring a permit, similar to that used by other cities, and/or a prohibition on short-term rentals.” A year and a half later, the PBCPG asked the community for input on the matter at its last meeting on April 22. More than 80 peoSEE RENTALS, Page 4
Sharing one principal between Pacific Beach Elementary and Bird Rock Elementary is a poor idea that will erode the support structure for teachers, dampen morale and open the school district to lawsuits, argued parents and Parent Teacher Organization leaders at a special school board meeting on April 27 at Bird Rock Elementary. One day later, the Board of Education voted unanimously to scrap its principal sharing idea and restore magnet transportation that buses children between communities. The board did not discuss how it would replace that money in the budget, according to Board Member John de Beck. “I don’t think the board changed its mind because of the community’s attitude,” said de Beck, who represents the coastal schools. “I think it realized that there were flaws in the idea. It was not because they were trying to be accountable but because they realized their mistakes were severe…They didn’t consider all the consequences.” Superintendent Terry Grier and de Beck visited Bird Rock Elementary on April 27 to hear hundreds of parents,
teachers, principals and student leaders, dressed in yellow t-shirts depicting a principal split in half, discuss their concerns about the district’s $154 million in budget cuts. Sharing principals among schools expects to save the district $1.4 million. “Pacific Beach Elementary has made extraordinary efforts to prove to our neighborhood families that our school offers quality, diverse and enriched educational opportunities,” said Dawna Deatrick, president of the PTO at PB Elementary. “A part-time principal will ensure that the positive results of those efforts will be lost.” Many parents questioned the effectiveness of the OffCampus Integrated Learning Experiences (OCILE) program wherein students spend one week at Balboa Park, Old Town or Camp Palomar, which costs the school district $6.5 million. “Funny, in this age of accountability and testing in education there appears to be no accountability standards for this program,” said Maia Clewley, a parent at La Jolla Elementary. “How are you SEE SCHOOLS, Page 5
Parent Earl Tyms listens to school district leaders John de Beck and Superintendent Terry Grier discuss budget cuts. ADRIANE TILLMAN | BEACH & BAY PRESS
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July, 2008, who reports directly to District 2 Councilmember Kevin the city audit committee, represents a driving force behind the city’s Faulconer says residents can look forward to slowly emerging infras- financial reforms, according to Faulconer. tructure improvements in the Faulconer voted along with the beach communities and downtown rest of the City Council to cut comareas he represents. pensation to city employees to save Faulconer delivered his State of an estimated $30 million next fisthe District address with an air of cal year. The city faces an estimated political theater as he stood on the $60 million budget shortfall. set of the musical play “Bed and Faulconer also backed Sanders’ Sofa” at the Cygnet Old Town Theplan for managed competition for atre on Twiggs Street on April 27. city-provided services as a way to Faulconer said he would push for run the city more efficiently. The infrastructure improvements such city’s managed competition process as the Ocean Beach Gateway project and Mission Bay improvements is currently on hold until Sanders comes before the City Council with to begin this year. City finance a detailed plan — something reforms and “streamlining city bureaucracy” remain his top priori- Faulconer said he expects to happen later this year. ties. Faulconer praised the citywide “That means looking at how beach alcohol ban for creating safer we’re spending money, bringing in beaches, while asking Mission competition for city services and Beach residents to “stay tuned” for asking our employees that they do a future infrastructure improvebetter job as well,” Faulconer said. ments. Beryl Street in Pacific Beach sits Mission Beach awaits details of a on the repair list for repaving and curbside recycling program. The other improvements scheduled for community also waits on intersecthis year, Faulconer said. tion improvements at Mission Street improvements will be fundBoulevard and Ventura Place. ed from the city’s $103 million Expected revenue from the voterinfrastructure bond that Mayor approved Mission Bay revenueJerry Sanders announced in March. sharing measure promises to fulfill Making progress on city finance an estimated $200,000 to reform will help beat back the esti$300,000 backlog of improvemated $1.2 billion in unfunded ments at Mission Bay, including retiree healthcare benefits, a debt expanding wetlands and complethe city must eventually pay, tion of pedestrian walkways, Faulconer said. The establishment Faulconer said. of an independent city auditor in
Voters approved the Mission Bay Park measure in November. The ordinance allows for the approximately $20 million in lease revenue generated from Mission Bay to go toward improvements at Mission Bay Park instead of into the city’s general fund. “Making sure that with our new Mission Bay monies, that’s it’s being spent for the public and environment,” he said. “I’m very excited to get started on that in July.” Greg Finley, a Peninsula resident, said he thinks Faulconer is doing a good job overall as the council representative for District 2. “I’d like to see him lead us to the big gorilla facing the [Peninsula]
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vacation rentals on Oliver Street and one on Cass Street. CONTINUED FROM Page 1 “Pacific Beach is surrounded by three colleges,” Baron said. “The ple showed up. The audience dividstudents have to live somewhere ed between frustrated residents who and PB’s central location to the collive next to disruptive vacation leges and the beaches make it ideal rentals and indignant rental ownfor them.” ers who said their tenants are For Leslie Barnes, renting out her respectful and their properties are house in the summer supplements well-kept. her income so that she can afford to Nancy Kramer said she has poured thousands of dollars into furnishing her 30 rental properties and that she seeks responsible tenants who will respect her property. She said residents upset with poor behavior in the neighborhoods are confusing vacation rentals with Jil Coolidge mini-dorms that house too many college students. Kramer said she keep her home. rents her residences to families in But for other neighbors, the town for occasions like weddings, rental properties degrade their qualfunerals, graduations or reunions ity of life. Jennifer Sprofera said the or to see a soldier off to Iraq. vacation rentals are “commercializ“If I had my choice, I’d take a ing” the neighborhoods and she clean, well-maintained vacation wondered about the legality of the rental next door over too many sturentals in the SF zone. dents crammed into a house any“The city prohibits commercial time!” Kramer said. use in a residential neighborhood,” Kramer argued her guests call to she said. “The city charges TOT complain about student noise down taxes on the vacation rentals. It the street. She said her renters often doesn’t make any sense. I’m not arrive in one van and generate less against vacation rentals – only in traffic than single families that own residential zones.” several vehicles. M. Matthews, who did not want Leonard Baron disagreed that to disclose her full name, said her vacation rentals hurt the neighborvacation rental neighbors are conhood fabric. He believes the deluge sistently loud after 10 p.m., urinate of low-quality apartment rentals in public and ruin the character and bars are pushing families out of the neighborhood. Baron owns two and livability of the neighborhood.
Another woman, who refused to provide her name, said at the meeting that she does not feel comfortable hosting her daughter’s Brownie parties when the tenants of the vacation rental next door get drunk, smoke pot and have loud sex. “It’s really hard to legislate common courtesy,” said Jil Coolidge. “It’s both a blessing and a curse to live at the beach.” PBCPG board member Jim Krokee plans to meet with the city attorney’s office to discuss existing ordinances that could remedy the situation. “The first step is to find out what ordinances are on the books and maybe that resolves the question,” Krokee said, referring to noise or lease ordinances to control undesirable behavior. “We may find that there’s enough out of there – if it’s enforced by the city – that these problems may be alleviated.” Krokee said the PBCPG will form a subcommittee that represents various viewpoints to discuss the problem, options, solutions and compromises. People interested in sitting on the committee or who wish to offer a perspective or solution should email Jim Krokee at email@example.com. “It sounded like at the meeting that even people who had vacation rentals were trying to have decent rentals where people would be orderly and not offend anyone,” Krokee said.
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measuring “success” for OCILE programs? Where is the cost-benefit analysis?” Parents also called for the district to close small schools. De Beck reminded the audience that Bird Rock Elementary was nearly shut down in the ’90s but that the neighborhood’s demographics changed as Soledad Mountain developed. The district still owns the Mission Beach Elementary building that closed 13 years ago, and de Beck doesn’t believe the district could realistically close other small schools. Grier asked the audience to email him directly with budget cut suggestions at email@example.com. Grier said he opposed sharing principals between schools. He said he’s been working “night and day” for the past two days to save magnet transportation that buses children to schools in other communities. Grier said he has already eliminated 204 positions from central office since last May – the name of the office is misleading and includes school staff like cafeteria workers and custodians – and the district plans to eliminate 75 to 100 positions this year. Grier blamed the state for not supporting education and said he has lobbied the state to raise the sales tax to provide more school dollars. “In the past two years, $250 to $300 million has been taken out of the school district,” Grier said. “I wonder how much more our organization can take… It’s devastating. It’s unfair to the blame the folks at the local level.” California already spends less money per pupil than the national average. In 2008, California spent $7,848 per pupil, nearly $1,000 less than the national median, according to the National Center for Education Statistics’ 2008 report. De Beck told the audience he agreed that small schools shouldn’t share principals and classrooms shouldn’t increase in size and that he voted for Plan A, which includes such measures, as a placeholder until the state finalizes its budget. De Beck said he is a minority voice on the school board that is directed by other members beholden to special interest groups like unions. “You can only hold the board accountable every four years,” de Beck said, referring to the four-year term for school board members. “If you lobby me over what you want, you’re lobbying the wrong person.” De Beck said he had suggested other measures like a 10-day furlough over two years to save $4.4 million per day. But de Beck said no one listens to his ideas and that he needs a majority of the board’s vote to make decisions. De Beck called the superintendent position “a dinosaur” and said the superintendent must implement the board’s decisions, which allows him to abdicate himself from responsibility by saying “the board made me do it.” “If you wanted me to get along with the board, you voted for the wrong guy because I will believe what I believe forever,” de Beck. He iterated several times that he is 79 years old.
I wonder how much more our organization can take… Terry Grier SDUSD Superintendent
Steve Gal, a parent at Bird Rock Elementary, urged de Beck to pressure other board members to listen to his opinions. Gal said he has voiced his concerns about shared principals before the full board but only had 60 seconds to speak and that the board is inundated with special interest groups. Only an outcry from parents that makes head-
lines will make the board reconsider its position, Gal said. Fran Shimp, president of the La Jolla Elementary PTO, agreed. She said the parents must “stand up and complain loudly” to be heard. Lisa Bonebrake said the idea of creating a separate coastal district is interesting but that the whole district must work together. “I want to see the whole district come together and break into smaller groups rather than the coastal district break away and say we’re going to be the rouge district,” Bonebrake said. “I want to see the board work together. We offered our hand to work with the board and they need to offer their hands to each other to work together. I’m done with politics. Our children are in the details.”
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De Beck calls on coastal schools to secede Board Member John de Beck has called for the coastal zone to break away and form its own school district. He has offered four zoning suggestions – one plan would extend from La Jolla to Point Loma, while another would head eastward as far as Scripps Ranch and past Clairemont. De Beck said schools should have their own cluster budgets to determine how best to spend their resources and that the decisions shouldn’t come from a central, top-heavy organization. “Schools can’t be governed from afar; they need to be gov-
erned as close as possible, and this proposal provides that opportunity,” de Beck said. De Beck has also advocated for regional elections for communities to directly select its representative on the school board. “In a citywide election big money counts,” de Beck said. “I propose local accountability.” In order to create a separate school district, the community must collect signatures from 25 percent of registered voters in the proposed new district and hold a series of public hearings before the idea goes before voters. — Staff reports
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Mission Blvd. condos suppport community plan James Larson submitted an editorial published in your April 2 issue that needs a response. The new project at the northeast corner of Mission Boulevard and Pacific Beach Drive is a mixed-use, sustainable design located on a transit corridor. Since the mid ’70s, the Pacific Beach Community Plan has included incentives for these types of projects. The city’s new general plan, adopted less than a year ago, continues to promote this type of redevelopment. Neighbors to the project have moved a majority (not “unanimous”) of the Pacific Beach Community Planning Group to oppose the project. But at every hearing before the Planning Commission and City Council there have only been unanimous votes to approve the project because the project is consistent with the community plan, municipal code and council policies. Larson alleges that 29 of the 48 parking spaces are not up to code. He neglects to recognize that the spaces meet the dimensions in the code while some have concrete support columns between the spaces near the rear tire. Many of you reading this response probably live in an apartment or condo complex that has columns like this project. These columns do not represent an obstruction to opening car doors, so they are consistent with the code. The director of the Development Services Department wrote a letter to the PB Planning Group explaining the park-
largest sustainable builder in the county. The building is “sustainable” and will Michael E. Turk generate at least 50 percent of its own President of KD Development electrical energy from solar panels. Sustainable projects are important to San ing, but the planning group and Larson continue to be dissatisfied with their own Diego and our community – so important community plan and interpret the code as that the San Diego Coastkeeper supported this project. they see fit. In fact several original members of the The project includes 18 three-bedroom PB Planning Group, who wrote the comcondos and retail along the street munity plan in the ’90s, showed up to frontage. The sidewalks will all be voice their support at the Planning Comreplaced around the property and palm mission hearing because this project trees will be planted along the street, plus meets the intent of the original plan. public art and a clock tower will be Doesn’t it seem strange that after four included. hearings – one hearing officer, two PlanThe building is 25 percent smaller than ning Commission hearings and one City the Floor Area Ratio allows; the setback Council hearing – that no decision-maker on the east side is increased by 12 percent, plus there will be a solid row of evergreen has ever voted against this project? I can’t continue to do sustainable trees on the east side. projects if I cannot rely on the commuThe project will generate fewer auto nity plan and zoning regulations: there trips than the previous uses on the site must be consistency and some certainty and improve the storm water runoff by to the process when a project conforms to 75 percent by installation of underthe regulations. What is the point of ground drainpipes, which will prevent spending hundreds of thousands of dolstorm water from flowing onto Mission lars on a community plan if the PB ComBoulevard. Hundreds of thousands of dolmunity Planning Group decides not to follars were also spent removing contamilow it? nated soils from under an old gas station The building will generate five times that sat on the corner, removing that hazmore property taxes than the previous ard from our community. uses of a contaminated gas station site I am a lifelong resident of Pacific Beach. and the largest liquor store in town. I grew up here; went to the schools here; Instead we will get public improvements and I have built dozens of homes and and add a beautiful gateway to Pacific business properties here. I am one of the Beach. largest employers in Pacific Beach and the
] LETTER TO THE EDITOR [ Regulate vacation rentals in our neighborhoods I am concerned about the negative impact on RS zones created by the proliferation and apparent non regulation of vacation rentals in RS zones in Pacific Beach. I live within half a block of four widely advertised vacation rentals. Among the many obvious negative impacts, such as late-night noise, increased traffic and lack of parking, they cannot be managed by code compliance or the police department. That level of enforcement is not feasible. However, there are far more serious long-term problems caused by vacation rentals in RS zones. Filling RS zones with vacation rentals creates a large transient population that contributes little or nothing to the community. This transient population undermines the fabric of the local community. RS zones are designed to create a stable community of stakeholders. These long-term residents, whether renters or homeowners, are essential to the survival and character of a city. The residents support the schools, recreation centers,
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Small World Eve Anderson Super-savers’ solutions...Every night when I walk, I see water running down the street. Two questions: Why are folks still using sprinkler heads on steroids and why every night? Just wait ’til the City’s plans to ration water hits them. We’re in for a sober, count-the-gallons summer. As a flower garden designer, I’ve been following the water crisis closely. The Anderson household’s reasoning is this: The more we save inside, the more for plants and flowers outside. Our front-loading washing machine really helped (a big expense, but worth it). In the kitchen, a new misty sink aerator automatically limits us (turn it high and you take a bath!). Our crummy hot water system helps too–I fill three buckets with five gallons of shower warm-up water for outside container plants. Kitchen warm-up (using plastic juice containers) keeps four backyard birdbaths fresh. “Eve’s Garden Guide…Still watering your grass daily? Here’s how to limit that. Switch to three times a week immediately, adding a few minutes each session. Then reduce, one minute a week. We switched from three days to twice a week, same method, and the grass never looked better! Deeper roots, sturdier grass. Next, visit a nursery (Green Gardens Nursery is at Cass and Beryl) for three important helpers: • A moisture meter–Use it religiously to check containers and flower beds. You’ll be surprised every time. • Bark–Pile it around shrubs and flowers. No weeds, much less watering. We use “fuzzy bark” (shredded redwood) from Armstrongs topped by Microbark from Green Gardens. • Succulents–Instead of lobelia and alyssum in front, I plant two varieties of kalanchoe: “Thyseflora” has soft green paddles and is edged with red (also called “Flapjacks”) and “Tomentosa” offers gray-green, fuzzy finger-clusters with brown trim. Great for pots, full sun or part-shade. Dozens of other cool, unusual succulents await your choice. Get rid of water-wasters…We replaced one ratty grass section with Vigaro rubber bark, a neat brown solution. Stone paths with flagstones can reduce grass areas. And color helps immensely. We spray-paint old rattan or metal chairs and watering cans, with either cobalt blue or “garden green” from ACE Hardware. Use your imagination; even with less water, your garden can still be appealing.
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Camp Shane Camp Shane, the longest running youth weight loss and fitness camp for kids, has opened a new camp in a beautiful 300 acre setting in Arizona. Parents have entrusted Camp Shane to help fight childhood obesity since 1968. “Instead of focusing solely on dieting, Camp Shane is an exciting and educational program that helps teach children realistic and achievable ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle,” says David Ettenberg, Owner/Director of Camp Shane. Camp Shane Arizona offers two-, four- or six-week programs with an optional and extensive horsemanship program: campshanearizona.com.
Summer Starts June 8th at Mission Bay Youth Water Sports Camp! Make sure that this summer your children are staying active and having fun at Mission Bay Youth Water Sports Camp. At this weeklong day camp your camper will learn to wakeboard, surf, sail, kayak, or windsurf in the mornings, and get to tryout all of the rest of the sports in
the afternoons. You don’t even have to travel to experience vacation fun. This camp offers fun and challenging learning experience right here in San Diego, adding excitement and new experiences to your child’s summer plans. Full and half-day camps are available. Financial aid is also
available for families in need. Call (858) 539-2003 for more information or to enroll today, or see their website at watersportscamp.com.
PACIFIC BEACH SURF CAMP We provide everything! • Week-Long Camps (June 1–Aug. 28) • 1/2 Day Camps 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm • Full Day Camps 9am-3:30pm (lunch included)
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June 22–July 31 • Ages 3-5 & 6-12 • 9am–4pm hrough a variety of fun-filled activities, children will enjoy the excitement of new languages French, Chinese and Spanish. Learn about other cultures in theme-based activities, such as “Le tour de France,” “Nature et découverte/” Nature and Discovery: choice of pottery, dance, circus, theater; “Fly to China”, “Uno dos tres vamonos,” and “Les Olympiades,” (sports and Lego activities) $285 per week
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High Tech High June 29–August 7 Choose from three summer enrichment day camps: Village Academy (grades 1–6), High Tech Middle Academy (grades 6–9), and High Tech High Academy (grades 9–12). Sixty unique project options include robotics, art, rocketry, writing, filmmaking, graphic design, music, animation, game programming and more! The cost is $225–$348 per week. Please call 619-243-5025, or visit high techhigh.org/summer
Please come join us at the La Jolla YMCA’s Summer Camp Program From June 16th–September 4th. We will serve your children with compassion, patience, skill and respect. Our goal is to introduce children to as many new experiences as possible and help each child feel confident and secure in a fun camping environment. We are dedicated to shaping the lives of our youth and to create friendships and memories that last a lifetime. Our Day Camp offers Traditional Camps, Sports Camps, Gymnastics Camps, Specialty Camps (i.e., Indiana Jones, Fencing, Legoland, Equestrian, Wilderness Survival and much more) and Preschool Enrichment programs, on a weekly basis. Please contact Grace Ihn for more information at 858-453-3483 Ext. 120 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Expanding the Horizons of San Diego Youth As summer approaches many of the children in our community will go from days filled with the familiar structure of school to ones of loneliness with the television and video games providing companionship while parents work. For over forty years, the Community Campership Council has provided memorable summer experiences for deserving San Diego children by funding a week at camp in partnership with 21 area American Camp Association accredited camps. We believe that the camp experience helps kids get to know our outdoors world, make new friends, learn new skills and values and socialize with a diverse group of campers. This broadens their perspective about the kind of life they can build for themselves if they work hard, treat people fairly and set goals for themselves. You can help. Visit our web site at kidsto camp.org or call Beth Huss at 858268-9888.
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The Children’s School of La Jolla Winner of Nickelodeon’s 2008 Parents’ Pick Award for Best |Summer Day Camp in San Diego, offers unique, fun and educational camps for kindergarteners through eighth graders. Campers experience adventure and fun through a variety of half and full day camps ranging from academics (Edible Math Creations, Magic of Science, Literature Fun, Creative Writing & Poetry, Chess, Engineering Fundamentals, Future Architects, Spanish, Ancient Treasures & Mysteries) and the arts (Dance, Ceramics, Cartooning, Sewing, Painting, Musical Theater, Rock-n-Roll Boot Camp, Claymation) to sports (Olympic & Theatrical Fencing, Golf, Cheerleading, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Yoga, Tumbling) and much more (Top Chefs, Digital Photography, Webkinz World, Robotics, Project Runway, Space Quest, Technology, Movie Making, Video Game Design, NASA Space Camp, CIT Leadership Academy, Jr. Detective, Behind the Scenes of Disney & Pixar, etc.)
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The ZLAC Rowing Club Camp Introduces girls to the fun involved in the sport of rowing, whether their interest is in increasing basic fitness or progressing to competitive rowing as a member of the ZLAC Juniors crew team. No rowing experience or equipment is required. The girls develop a passion for rowing; enjoy the camaraderie of the sport, and love being able to train on the beautiful waters of Mission Bay. ZLAC has produced three Olympic champions, as well as U.S. national team participants; and top universities in the U.S have recruited ZLAC Juniors crew team members. ZLAC boasts a newly built boathouse containing a wide variety of boats and state-of-the-art training equipment and ergometers, as well as a beachfront clubhouse. ZLAC is an acronym for the names of the women who founded the club in San Diego in 1892, making it the oldest women’s rowing club in the world. For more info contact Coach Andrew Kong 858-274-7826 email@example.com, zlac.org
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San Diego Junior Theatre has been sharing the magic of theatre arts with children for over 60 years! Come spend the summer learning music, dance and acting skills with the country’s oldest theatre for children. We offer five sessions of our full day theatre camps. In addition,
Make a Splash at Birch Aquarium at Scripps’ Summer Learning Adventure Camps! Accredited by the American Camp Association, these marine science programs for youth ages 4 to 15 inspire understanding and stewardship of the ocean and its inhabitants through exciting field adventures, interactive experiences, and classroom learning. Discover ocean habitats, learn about marine biology, meet live animals, and learn to surf or snorkel with fun day- and week-
long camps. With so many choices in summer experiences, choosing a Birch Aquarium Summer Learning Adventure Camp is an affordable and sound investment in your child's learning. Camps run from June 29 to September 4, 2009. For more information, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336.
we offer Advanced Track Camps for grades 4 through 8 as well asPerformance Camps,Advanced Musical Theatre Workshops and Advanced Acting Camp for high school. We also offer Creative Play Camps for children ages 4 and 5. Our camps take place at two locations: Casa del Prado, Balboa Park; and the YMCA Firehouse in the village of La Jolla.
Camps begin June 15th, June 22nd, July 6th, July 20th, August 3rd, August 17th and August 25th. Extended day available. Students enrolled in camp may audition for our two summer shows: Disney’s Mulan Jr. and Les Miserables. 619-239-1311 JuniorTheatre.com
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The Bishop’s School Summer Session The Bishop’s School’s Summer Session. June 22 to July 22, 2009 for students in grades 5 to adult. Summer session offers morning and afternoon classes for credit, enrichment, preparation, and review. Fun special programs include SUPERCAMP, Science
Camp for girls only, and Chess Camp. Openings still available in these fine courses that include English, math, art, dance and theater, Spanish, and economics. Information for registration and fees are accessible on The Bishop’s School web site bishops.com,
or by contacting Julie Zedalis, Director of Summer Session, at zedalisj@ bishops.com or (858) 459-4021, Ext. 773. Come celebrate summer and learning on Bishop’s beautiful campus in La Jolla.
Coggan Family Aquatic Complex Summer Camp at La Jolla High School Summers are about having fun. A time to spend with friends. A time to make memories and share experiences that last a lifetime. That is what Summer Camp at La Jolla High School is all about. Our camp offers a wide range of activities for children ages 4–13. Activities include arts and crafts, computers, filed trips, themed
days, swim lessons, and free swim. Have a child who is interested in sports or art? If so, try one of our specialty camps for ages 7–13. Specialty Camps being offered this year include soccer, basketball, aquatics, water polo, and art. Our Specialty Camps run Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and can be
taken as an individual camp or combined with our full day youth camp. For more information regarding Summer Camp at La Jolla High School please call 858-456-0945 or visit cfaquatics.org.
Summer Session at The Bishop’s School Grades 5 – Adult
Courses for credit and enrichment Special Programs: SUPERCAMP, Science Camp for Girls, and USA Chess Camp Call for a brochure (858) 459-4021, Ext. 773 or visit www.bishops.com
BASKETBALL SKILLS NEED AN OVERHAUL? Join our Summer BASKETBALL, BALLHANDLING & SHOOTING CAMP Advantage Basketball Camps were recently selected by sports illustrated kids as one of the top camps in the country. FOR:
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Finding a Balanced Camp: Technology and the Outdoors One concern of parents sending children to computer-based camps is how active the experience will be. Will the whole day be spent in front of the computer? How can I balance my child’s interest in technology with my desire for them to have a physically active camp experience? One option is to sign up separately for computerbased camps and for sports camps. The costs, however, can add up quickly. An alternative is to consider programs that balance the two areas with very unique experiences. Students looking to combine an interest in filmmaking with an interest in skateboarding can participate in a weeklong camp called Skateboarding and Filmmaking with the Digital Media Academy (DMA). Teens visit three skate parks and receive instruction from experts while also capturing the action on film. In a state of the art classroom studio, students learn to edit and integrate special effects to create a skateboarding video. This camp will be offered at UCSD. DMA also offers a Surfing and Filmmaking camp at UCSD. Students improve surfing skills and create a video. For more information on these camps, including dates, and on other DMA camps for kids and teens, please visit digital mediaacademy.org or call 866-656-3342.
Advantage Basketball Camps Advantage Basketball Camps are nationally recognized as one of the Top ball handling camps in the world. Advantage was named by sports illustrated as one of the top two camps in the country. Come meet one of the top coaching staffs in the world. Learn from the pros. Our students will build on their ball-handling skills by learning lighting-quick, onehanded moves off the dribble. Our methods and our reputation clearly sets Advantage Basketball Camps at the top of the list. Advantage Basketball Camps are consistently rated as one of the top basketball ball-handling camps in the world.
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Tennis Camp The tennis camp at UC San Diego will help players understand the fundamentals of stroke production, strategy, tactics and conditioning. The camps will be run by UC San Diego Men’s Tennis Coach, Eric Steidlmayer and his assistant, Timmer Willing. The coaching staff consists of both men and women from the college teams who have extensive collegiate as well as regional/national junior experience. It is a great chance to be exposed to tennis in a great college setting.
Playtime at Claytime Claytime Ceramics Camps offer a good balance of indoor and outdoor activities. Children begin their day with a walk by the tidepools (one block away from the studio), followed by warmup exercises at the studio. On Mondays and Wednesdays we work on ceramic painting projects in which children learn ceramic painting techniques (color blending and use of puffy paints). On Tuesdays and Thursdays the kids work on mosaic projects. Chil-
Summer Camp 2009 An Arts & Crafts Adventure Dates: June 8-12; 15-19; 22-26, June 29-July 3 July 6-10; 13-17; 20-24; 27-31 Aug. 3-7; 10-14; 17-21; 24-28
Ages 5 & Up Half-Day Full Day $28/Day • $110/Week $45/Day $185/Week 9am-12pm M-F 9am-3pm M-F All Supplies, Snacks & Beverages Included
Activities Include: Ceramic Painting • Mosaics • Fabric Painting Acrylic Painting • Jewelry Making & More! Reservations: 619-223-6050 1863 Bacon St., Ocean Beach
dren create their own patterns, learn to apply adhesive and grout their own pieces. On Fridays we include fabric painting or sketching or jewelry making. And the week ends with an ice cream party in which the kids get to use the ice cream bowls they painted on Monday. All supplies are included. For reservations call 619-223-6050
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The Winston School – The Summer Academy of the Arts The Summer Academy of the Arts at The Winston School from 12:45–3:45 p.m. from July 6th through the 24th is a great opportunity for student immersion in a musical production. Open to students in grades 7–12 (and recent graduates), participants will work with four teachers and be exposed to all aspects of the production, from dra-
matic and vocal performance to set and costume design, lighting and audio/visual recording. The program moves to a performance open to the public in the final two days of the academy. No previous experience is required. Winston has been educating bright and creative children in in grades 4–12 since 1988. Check out our web-
site www.thewinstonschool.com for general information or call Jeff Kozlowski at 858-259-8155 for more information. Come visit our beautiful Del Mar location this summer 858-259-8155 215 9th Street, Del Mar, Ca 92014 firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn, Have Fun, Grow & Succeed YMCA Camp H.R. Erdman is located on the breathtaking North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Nestled between the Waianae Mountains and pristine beaches of Mokuleia, the camp provides an ideal environment for children to grow and stretch their boundaries. Counselors come from around the world and help teach campers the
core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Campers are encouraged to participate in activities that allow them to enhance values, build character and develop lifelong skills and friendships. YMCA Camp Erdman’s traditional Resident Camp is ideal for girls and boys 6–15 years of age, and offers activities such as; archery, athletics,
swimming, arts & crafts, high ropes, and nature classes. Specialty camps include; surfing, horsemanship, creative arts, skateboarding, rock climbing, English as a second language, leader in training and the Hawaii Teen Experience. Register online at www.camperdman.net or call 808.637.5615.
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Day Jams Live your Rock Star dreams this summer at Day Jams the original Rock Music Day Camp for kids 8 to 15. Our creative environment guides campers through songwriting, instrument lessons, band promotion, and a live concert performance. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or an advanced player, you can learn guitar, bass, drums, keyboards or vocals from professional musicians and teachers in a friendly and creative environment. “The concerts were amazing. I can’t figure out how they get it all together in such a short amount of time. Bravo!” — DayJams Parent French American School, 6550 Soledad Moutain Road, La Jolla 92037 July 13–17, 20–24 www.dayjams.com, 800-295-5956, email@example.com
Ocean Experience Surf Camp Ocean Experience offers boys and girls age 6 to 16 the most comprehensive surf camp available. Since our first session in 1990, we have maintained the highest standards of instructional integrity, safety and supervision. Ocean Experience develops skills and confidence while empowering students to surf for life.
Campers spend the week in small groups with professional coaches, teachers and surfers receiving individual attention and instruction. Our staff/student ratio of 1-to-4 ensures safety and security allowing students to progress at their own rate and comfort level. Through surfing, our students learn oceanography, and
water safety while gaining repsect for the coastal environment. Friday afternoon BBQ and awards provide a unique closure to a week of exciting events and accomplishments. Our goal is for each camper to have a meaningful and memorable Ocean Experience (619) 225-0674
Wells Academic Solutions Wells Academic Solutions has provided individualized tutoring programs for over ten years. This summer, Wells will continue to provide one-on-one academic tutoring and ISEE & SAT test prep. We’re excited to offer summer courses for small groups. Our 90minute structure and convenient scheduling will keep young minds and hands engaged. Our one or two-
week courses include: Wonders with Numbers, Critical Thinking in Math, Multiplication Boot Camp, Literacy Toolbox, Writers’ Club, Writers’ Workshop, Critical Reading, Study Skills, and Mad About Science. We also offer a month long Conversational Spanish course for all ages. Our Fun Fridays will include a drop-in Arts & Crafts class and our free programs: a weekly Book Club
for older, independent readers, a weekly StoryTime for emergent readers, and monthly Community Spotlights. The 7th-12th program will also offer courses for Algebra Review and Geometry and Pre-Calculus Previews. For information: www.wells academics.com Contact Dr. Virginia S. Loh at 858-551-2650
The Peninsula YMCA — for a Camp Program on which You can Depend With the Peninsula Family YMCA, you receive a camping program you can count on, not just for good supervision and safety, but for the personal growth of your child. We work hard to select leaders who will be
positive adult role models for your child and who have demonstrated responsibility, maturity, and reliability. The Peninsula Family YMCA has low enrollment numbers that help ensure that your child receives the
highest quality of care at camp. Come be a part of our amazing camp, we know your child will have a wonderful summer. Call 619-226-8888 for more info.
Warren-Walker School offers Adventure and Fun this Summer!
Warren-Walker School is offering an adventure-filled summer for children 3 years old to entering 6th grade. Prekindergarten students will do the “Boot Scootin’ Boogie and the Hula” as they travel through a different state each week experiencing hands-on activities, music, water play, and crafts. Each week-long camp is taught by our own experienced teachers. Children Grades 1st- 6th will be challenged, engaged, and entertained by three different camp
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NEWSbriefs Mission Beach hopes to light the way BY SEBASTIAN RUIZ | BEACH &BAY PRESS
Mission Beach Town Council will discuss plans to test run a solarpowered lantern along Mission Beach boardwalk this summer with hopes to eventually replace all the light fixtures. The board will consider the type and placement of the lantern at its meeting on May 13 at 7 p.m. in the community room next to the gym at Belmont Park. Mission Beach Town Council member Bob Craig, active in the community on beautification projects, said he wants to use funds set aside by the Mission Beach Women’s Club to purchase a single lantern and install it along the boardwalk for one year. “Right now we have these ugly metal poles with speed signs,” Craig said. Our goal is to replace those with lanterns and the signs.” Craig said a new lantern system would save energy, provide additional lighting and make the area look nicer. The town council plans to work with a private company named Core Energy Concepts to install the first lantern. “If it works, we’ll proceed from there.” Craig said. The cost to install one solar-powered lamp ranges from $4,000 to $6,000, according to Kate Reifers, a representative of Core Energy Concepts.
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The Mission Beach Women’s Club has set aside approximately $5,000 to fix lighting along Mission Beach and around the bay. The women’s club, however, hasn’t decided which model to purchase. “The money is available but we haven’t agreed yet on what additional lighting we would release it for,” said Mary Wilmont, co-chair of the Mission Beach Women’s Club’s giving committee. Ninety-seven teams raced 200 meters along Mission Bay in 45-foot long outrigger canoes for the Outrigger Challenge to raise money for the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl. Polynesians originally rode the ocean waves to Hawaii on canoes made Kirby Yau | BEACH & BAY PRESS from Koa wood. Only one team tipped their fiberglass boat into the water on April 25.
Discover PB hosts bocce ball tournament. Discover Pacific Beach launches its first annual bocce ball tournament on Saturday, May 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at Kate Sessions Park on Lamont St. Proceeds from the event will fund improvement projects like street cleaning and trash cans. Players of all competitive levels are welcomed. Entry for a team of four costs $150 that includes lunch and raffle prizes. Discover PB is also seeking sponsors and in-kind donations. Visit www.pacificbeach.org for entry forms, call (858) 273-3303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karl Strauss brews festival, benefit Karl Strauss Brewing Company will hold its sixth annual Beach to Brewery festival on May 9 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Pacific Beach Brewery, 5985 Santa Fe Street. Guests can sample 20 different beers for 20 years, including special anniversary brews, along with a different cask that will be tapped every hour. Tours will be given of the
recent brewery expansion that has enabled the company to bottle its beer in-house. Playing at the festival will be musical groups Tapes ‘N Tapes, Delta Spirit, Get Back Loretta and Stranger. The event will benefit the Surfrider Foundation, as well as celebrate the brewery’s 20th anniversary. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Parking is limited, and free shuttles will run from the Pacific Beach Library and DustyRhodes Park in Ocean Beach throughout the day. Visitors are also encouraged to ride their bicycles. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.karlstrauss.com.
PB Concerts see green County Supervisor Pam SlaterPrice will help keep Pacific Beach’s Concerts on the Green alive through a $3,000 grant to the Pacific Beach Community Foundation that hosts the event. Five concerts are planned for July 19 and
26 and Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at Kate Sessions Park.
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These difficult economic times call for a hard drink, er, think, Mission Bay Park will net approx- advises Lee Silber. The music imately $30 million this year, not store Dirtbags in Pacific Beach including rent from the Mission will pull together the genres in its Bay RV Resort that will net approxi- book release party for “Rock to mately $1 million this year, report- Riches: Business Lessons Learned ed Asset Manager Gary Jones for From Rock Stars.” Free and open the city’s Real Estate Assets. So far, to the public, the evening kicks the city has collected $21 million. off at 7 p.m. at 1135 Garnet Ave. The night features music, a rock Free smoke alarms fashion show and stories about well-loved rock bands. For more for seniors information visit The Burn Institute is offering to install smoke alarms at the homes of www.dirtbag.com seniors, 55 and older, for free through April and May. Operable Postal workers collect smoke alarms increase the chances food for the hungry of victims surviving a house fire by San Diego residents can leave out 50 percent. Eligible seniors must sturdy bags of non-perishable food reside in the county, own their home for postal workers to collect while and not own a working smoke they deliver the mail on May 9. Visit alarm. To make an appointment call www.helpstamphunger.com for (858) 541-21277 or email more information. email@example.com.
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Community Calendar May 1 Award-winning blues/jazz guitarist and singer Robin Henkel performs May 1, 8, 22, and 29, 6:30 - 9:30p.m., Chateau Orleans, 926 Turquoise St., 4886744, www.robinhenkel.com. All ages welcomed. May 2 San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s 15th annual Walk for Animals, registration begins 7:30 a.m., walk 9 a.m.- noon, Crown Point Shores, www.sdhumane.org/walk, (619) 243-3408 RONAN GRAY | BEACH & BAY PRESS
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Nine-year old Ciara and Sean Gray, 5, of Pacific Beach encounter a sea lion pup while kayaking in Quivera Basin with their mother Kathy Miller on Easter Sunday. The sea lion attempted to join the children and mother in their kayak but opted instead to shuffle into another boat that had pulled along the deck. The startled boaters quickly shooed him off their boat. The sea lion had a yellow tag on one flipper and appeared to have a couple of fish hooks in his mouth.
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Clean PB Day, sponsored by Pacific Beach Town Council and Beach Area Community Court, 8 a.m., meet 1503 Garnet Ave.
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Group, 6 p.m., Pacific Beach Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St., contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org May 15 National Bike to Work Day encourages workers to ride their bicycles to work. Refreshments offered at Bicycle Discover, 742 Felspar St.
Community meetings: Discover Pacific Beach Board of Directors meets noon on first Tuesday of the month, 1503 Garnet Ave. Discover PB committee meetings, 1503 Garnet Ave.: Design and Improvement, second Tuesday of the month, 4 p.m.; Hospitality Task Force, third Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m.; Promotions, second Wednesday of the month, 3 p.m.; PB Special Events Committee, third Tuesday, 6 p.m. May 4 Mission Beach Women’s Club, 5:30 p.m., Mission Beach Women’s Club, 840 Santa Clara Place
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Discover PB welcomed Andy Hanshaw as its new executive director in March after the former director of five years, Benjamin Nicholls, stepped down in December to head the business association in Hillcrest. Hanshaw, 43, is not new to the game of promoting business, raising funds or organizing events. He previously worked with business associations in Phoenix and Portland, Ore., and most recently helped raise $11 million for the new alumni center at San Diego State University, where he was the development officer for five years. With no great plan to turn Pacific Beach on its head, Hanshaw has spent the past couple of months getting to know the community through community meetings, sundowners and special functions. He aims to begin attending real estate association meetings and envisions organizing breakfasts for local brokers. Hanshaw can also be found at the spacious Discover PB headquarters at 1503 Garnet Ave. “I want to be a strong partner with the community – with the residential, business and tourist industries,” Hanshaw said. “It’s important for us to be a strong partner to make Pacific Beach a clean, safe and vibrant business community.” Hanshaw’s first push was to launch a new website, going virtual on April 14, that provides a directory of area businesses under the slogan “Eat, drink, shop, think PB!” Still under construction, the website will also help guests plan their visit and view a calendar of events. Hanshaw has broadened the street banner concept from quaint welcome signs of beaches and seagulls to eight-foot-long personalized banners that announce Pacific Beach and advertise a business below (for a price). The banners will
Discover PB Executive Director shows banners planned for the main streets.
hang in a variety of designs like the royal purple banner that features a shining sun and the words “sunfest” and “free admission.” The banners will hang along Garnet Avenue, Grand Avenue and Mission Boulevard and will be taken down only for beachfest and holiday decorations. Businesses can purchase an advertising spot for $200 for five months or $350 for 10 months. Hanshaw is also toying with the idea of setting out recycling bins on the streets and has met with Shoreline Media, a business interested in setting up a pilot program in Pacific Beach and downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter. The business would manage the recycling and earn revenue from advertisement on the cans. “We live by the beautiful ocean and I think we should think about these things,” Hanshaw said. “It was not high on the list before I got here but it makes a lot of sense.” The new executive said he is also interested in revisiting the conversation about establishing a Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) that many residents had previously opposed, in part, because they didn’t favor cleaning up after businesses. “[MAD] may be something that we look at but it needs community involvement and it needs to be inclusive,” Hanshaw said. Discover PB’s board of directors reviewed 160 resumes and inter-
viewed 20 people for the position. Board President Mike McNeill said the board was impressed that Hanshaw had launched the Bike the Bay bicycle ride that swings around Mission Bay and over the Coronado bridge and that attracts 2,000 people. McNeill said it proves Hanshaw is adept at organizing large events, which is crucial since his main responsibility will be to organize Pacific BeachFest. The festival draws 50,000 people. “We narrowed it down to the final three [people],” McNeill said. “He’s had other BID experiences, is very familiar with the beach area, is driven, has good management skills and interviewed very well.” Hanshaw is an avid cyclist who imagines creating an event to celebrate the bicycling community in Pacific Beach. He also wants to make the area safer for bicycling. “People are forced to ride on the sidewalk on Grand, Garnet and Mission Boulevard,” Hanshaw said. “I would love to see a bike transportation committee.” The business community pays for Hanshaw and Program Director Sara Berns to carry out the daily task of promoting PB as part of the city’s Business Improvement District program (BID). Each business pays the city a fee for the area BID as part of its business license, and the city reimburses Discover PB for its work. A volunteer board of directors oversees Discover PB, which is registered as a nonprofit. Four volunteer committees tackle specific issues: design and improvement, hospitality task force, promotions and PB Special Events Committee. Raised in Arizona, Hanshaw spent many summers sailing on Mission Bay with his father. He moved to San Diego after graduating from Arizona State University in SEE DISCOVER, Page 16
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More than a decade ago, Mission Bay High School’s basketball coach and parents pulled together funds to designate a room to the boys athletic teams to meet and store their personal gear. Now it’s time to do the same for the female athletes, decided a few Mission Bay mothers. The parents raised nearly $24,000 to renovate a storage room into an environmentally friendly team room comprising recycled materials. Las Patronas, a volunteer group that provides grants to nonprofits, donated $20,000 for cabinets and lockers. The high school’s alumni association raised money for ultra-efficient ceiling fans and low violate organic compound (VOC) paint for the walls. Mission Beach Woman’s Club offered $4,000 to install recycled rubber floors. “What is really special in my mind about this project is that two women-run organizations – Las Patronas and Mission Beach Woman’s Club – were the large donors for the girls team room,” said Pam Deitz, director of the high school’s alumni association. Deitz has a child at Mission Bay High School and a child at Pacific Beach Middle School. “They made this vision possible for our young women. It is a fabulous message.”
A parent of two basketball athletes at the high school, Kristen Victor spearheaded the project and wrote the grant with Jennifer Tandy, another parent at the school. Pat Hom, president of the Parent Teacher Organization, and Crystal Frasca, head of the PE department, assisted the effort. “There was no financial support offered whatsoever [by the school],” Victor said. “I approached the principal and she said, ‘Here’s the room but there’s no money.’” A few thousand is still needed to complete the girls team room. An interior designer, Victor believed the room should be renovated as environmentally friendly as possible. For example, the cabinets are made of recycled materials with water-based glues and stains that do not contain formaldehyde. “You don’t want to produce toxins when athletes are working out,” Victor said. “It’s about making choices that don’t provide that.” Victor has also written an educational model for the district outlining solutions and products for making “green choices.” “We’re very grateful and very appreciative of the efforts of the women, particularly Kristen Victor,” said Mission Bay Principal Cheryl Seelos, who had said the school budget could not fund renovations for the team room.
Bryan Legge tosses a horseshoe during the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club’s annual horseshoe tournament at Mariner’s Point that raised nearly $3,000 for UCSD cancer research. The next tournament takes place Aug. 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Mariner’s Point. KIRBY YAU | BEACH & BAY PRESS
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Storage Trunk with Scooter Purchase
RESALE & NEW women’s clothes, accessories, shoes, jewelry, $5 - 35, Designer BARGAINS, Tierrasanta. (619) 985-6700
Misc. For Trade
COME IN FOR A TEST DRIVE! Electric Transportation has come of age! Full Service and Sales. Forget everything you know until you TRY ONE HURRY! Sale on the ʻ08ʼs ends soon!
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PETS & PET SERVICES 400
An All Volunteer Non Profit Corporation
See Us at OB Farmerʼs Market Every Wednesday!
NO GAS of SAN DIEGO 619.550.7089 5032 Niagara Ave. O.B. nogasofsandiego.com
Lucky was rescued off the streets of SE San Diego abandoned by a roadside. Lucky and many other Rescued Cats and Kittens are looking for loving permanent homes. Come visit them at the La Jolla Petsmart located in La Jolla Village Square. For more information please visit our website at
Handyman - Construction LOCAL HOME & IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR Small & Larger Projects. 30 Years Experience. Full liability, License #484989 Howard Builders / Peter Howard 619-250-0292 EXPERIENCED TILE INSTALLER- New tile installed or re-grout. No job too small, free estimate, honest family man. Reasonable rates. Call Helmut (619) 743-9559 CUSTOM HOME IMPROVEMENT Services Carpentry- Interior & Exterior, Fencing, wood or vinyl, termite & drywall repair, tile, doors, windows, painting, roofing. 20 Yrs Experience Local references. Hourly rates. 619-241-1231 ADVERTISE IN THE
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PLEASE HELP KEEP YOUR BEACHES CLEAN.
SERVICE DIRECTORY - BEACH & BAY PRESS
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009
When was your chimney last checked?
CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN
Every year structural problems and flammable deposits risk the homes and safety of 1,000s of families
“Turning Dreams into Reality”
t Residential Remodels t Unique Decks t Skilled Carpentry
Hedges hauling • Reasonable Rates Free Estimates • References
Quality Service & Affordable Rates Donovan Mahoney Company
License 858.366.2240 #911234
Residential & Commercial Maintenance Landscape Lighting Drip Irrigation & Troubleshooting Tree Trimming & Wood Fences Drought Tolerant Landscapes
Office, residential & vacancy cleanings
• Residential / Commercial • Service / Repair - Panels • Custom Lighting / Spas Bonded & Insured • License #903497
FIT-OVER-50 Former gym owner has the answers
RENT-A-HUSBAND Prompt & Professional Insured
Ask for Bob 858-454-5922
Ocean Home Services High Quality Home Improvement
Insured · Reliable
Best Prices & Free Estimates
10% Discount - Senior & Veteran
Call A Veteran
References & Portfolio
All Masonry Construction
Lic. # 923214 • Insured
Licensed & Serving San Diego Over 30 Years 619-223-2370 FREE ESTIMATES
Insured • Interior • Exterior • Commercial • Residential
The Pool Service & Repair people you keep. FREE ESTIMATE! Painting Division: Interior/Exterior Painting, Repairs, Power Washing, Caulking & Sealing, Stucco, wood replacement, epoxy coatings and Much More!
30 yrs in the neighborhood
(858) 277-7096 TOM RIVES
Cont. Lic# 445392
(619) 665-0754 Call Paint Division Representative, John License #B-71031/B-C-33
• Tree Health • Tree Removal • Organic Maintenance • Pest Control • Landscape • Maintenance
(760)753-4800 lic# 894013
WINDOW CLEANING Taylor Made
Established in 1995
Darling Affordable Outfits www.maggiesdogdesigns.com
AFFORDABLE HOUSE PAINTING 3rd Generation Painter. Ranked one of the best in town. Interior/Exteriors. We also do repairs and specialty coatings. Free Estimates. Call Now!
• COMPLETE WEEKLY MAINTENANCE • FENCES • TREE TRIMMING • SPRINKLER SYSTEMS & REPAIRS • DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION • CLEANUP & HAULING • LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED
ROOFING GUTTERS LET
US KNOW WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU.
10% Discount Active Military & Seniors
• Mirrors Pressure Washing Experienced
(619) 248-2778 PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ACCUPUNCTURE
Scott Smith, has been serving the beach communities since 1979.
858-272-ROOF (7663) 619-224-ROOF (7663) #1 Painting Contractor
COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIAL • HOA’S
Guaranteed Work · Power Washing 25 Years Exp. · References Available
P E Then you are ready for A Your Own Girl Friday C www.yourowngirlfriday.com E Stacey Blanchet (619) 997-7601
Past Termite Inspector Pest & Dry Rot Damage Rated Service Magic Angieslist
10% Senior Discount
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25 Years Experience • Remodeling • Handyman • Electrical • Plumbing
for Call E
Are you ready for a brand new efficient and organized you?
Small Job Experts
We are eco friendly www.iluvjunk.com
• Mini Blinds
Evictions, cleanouts, construction debris, tree trimming, etc.
Window Cleaning •Construction Clean-up •Residential •Small Commercial •Store Fronts
Insured Free Estimates Lic# 92394
You Call-We Haul! No Job Too Small!
Licensed & Insured Lic #638122
Lic. # 833455
services offered: •Interior & Exterior
licensed & insured
619 -5 2 7 -2 2 2 7
4937 Cass. St. P.B. 92109 pacificparadisesd.com
A+ Construction Inc.
• Hazardous Removals • Specialty Trimming • Stumpgrinds
Cleaning & Service
30 years experience
Better Business Bureau Member Lic#810245 • Bonded • Insured
Full Selection of Pool Care Products, Toys and much more
A VETERAN HAULING
• Acoustic Removal • Re-texturing • Serving SD for over 18yrs. • Profesional & Best Prices
STRUCTURAL & DECORATIVE BRICK • BLOCK STONE • TILE CONCRETE DRAINAGE
NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REMODELS
Retail Store Pool & Spa Service & Repair
Free Estimates Lic # 428658 858.566.7454 858.382.2472
Insured · BBB Member www.gilbertsconcreteconstruction.com CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATE 619-253-8775 Lic. #786215
Certified Arborist 20 Years Experience
Repairs, re-grouts & installations of all ceramic tile & stone. All work done by owner.
All Phases of Concrete Driveways · Patios · Sidewalks
Only $35/hr. Master Carpenter w/ 25 years experience. Interior /exterior woodworking (ex-termite inspector) Quality design fence work wood /vinyl Professionally Installed windows & doors Drywall Install/Repair and finish work. Detail Quality Painting Light Electrial & Plumbing
Bonded & Insured • CA Lic. #925325
Handyman with 20 years experience. Many Skills • Hourly or Bid Non-licensed
Free estimates & excellent references
#1 vacation rental experts
Pools, Ponds, and Spas
Clean, Quality Work!
Family owned & operated 15 years experience.
Affordable Excellence Prompt Reliable Service Call Dan for a Free Estimate
by Cecilia Sanchez
At Chimney Sweeps we don’t just clean chimneys, we maintain them!
For Summer Specials, Call Now!
MARC CASSON 858-627-0639 MasterCoatings@gmail.com 1863 Coolidge St., San Diego, CA 92111
Re-Stucco Specialists Interior Plaster/Drywall Repairs All Work Guaranteed 30+ Tears Experience Lic. # 694956
Repairs • Lath & Plaster Re-Stucco • Custom Work
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Clean • Reliable • Reasonable
POINT LOMA LANDSCAPE
Trinity Home Maintenance
SAVE MONEY & WATER NOW! (619) 523-4900
Licensed General Contractor #928187
ONE HOUR FREE!
Half day minimum / new clients only.
TOTAL HOME CARE: Repair, Maintenance & Upgrades for Home, Office & Rental Properties 24-Hour Emergency Service Serving San Diego since 1999
619.674.8967 CA Lic #2007028551
• Lawn Substitutes • Same Day Sprinkler Repair • Outdoor Living Areas • Natives & Water wise Plants • F lagstone • Pavers • Brick • Irrigation & Drip Systems • Rock, Mulch, Bark Delivery • We Install & Repair it All
619-846-2734 Cell 619- 265-9294 Home
• Full Service • Interior/Exterior • Power Washing • Stucco Repair • Residential/Commercial
10% SENIOR DISCOUNT Call for a FREE ESTIMATE
(619) 234-7067 lic# 706902
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San Diego Business for over 14 years
Every Job is a Reference
POINTLOMALANDSCAPE.COM Lic# 783646
TREE SERVICES Serving the beach communities Plumbing & Heating for 99 years.
858-454-4258 Lic #573106
CROWN POINT CLIPPERS, INC.
FREE ESTIMATES! • FINE PRUNING & THINNING • ARTISTIC TREE LACING • TREE & STUMP REMOVAL
(858) 270-1742 Fully licensed and insured. Lic# 723867
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(619) 226-6425 or Visit
PointLomaHypnosis.com Vickie Gordon Hypnotherapy LLC
REAL ESTATE DIRECTORY · BEACH & BAY PRESS
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009
Work with a Beach Specialist
La Jolla • New Construction • 3BR/2.5BA • Solar Electric • Air Conditioning • 2-car Garage • Draper Ave in “the Village”
NEARING COMPLETION 1104 MISSOURI ST. 92109
EXCITING ONE OF A KIND HOME
(619) 977-4334 CELL (858) 490-6127 DIRECT
“I’LL COME TO YOUR RESCUE” WWW.BERNIESOSNA.COM
1-4 NDAY U S OPEN
Grand Opening May 16&17
The New Jewel of Pacific Beach. 1835 Chalcedony
2 Brand New Single Family Homes. Just imagine enjoying 2,300 sq ft. of new & elegant living. Each home has 4BRs, built-in office area, large penthouse room that opens to large bay & ocean view deck.
GRAND OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, APRIL 26th, 2009 1-4pm Top to bottom remodel on this 1927 Pacific Beach beauty sitting majestically on a rare oversized lot. Just blocks to the ocean. Home features 4 bedrooms, 3+ baths, custom windows, cabinets, crown molding, bamboo floors, high end appliances, ocean views and more. Be one of the first to view. Offered at $1,195,000.
PRICED TO MOVE YOU!
Spring into a New Home!
• Interest rates are at historic lows. • Prices have adjusted from the 2004–2005 values! Working with Kathy Evans
• Take advantage of the $8K tax credit for 1st time buyers and/or the $10K tax credit for purchasing new construction.*
*Call me for details Erika@isellbeach.com
858.490.4119 STAY, SEE & DREAM SAN DIEGO
SAN LUCAS R E A L E S TAT E AIRFARE MAY BE REIMBURSED THESE PROPERTIES ARE BANKRUPTCY PROOF!
Just Liste d!
Four fabulous 2- and 3-bedroom NEW construction condos in the heart of Pacific Beach! All units are move-in ready with private garages, outdoor living and many upgrades! A Must See!
Cell: 011-521 (624) 121-3183 Office: 011-52 (624) 144-4169 Fax: 011-52 (624) 144-3365 U.S. Ph: 1-858-926-5891 email@example.com
The House Doctor Rx All Trades. All Problems. Fixed .
#1 in customer Service, Very Reasonable 858.245.1381 contractor’s lic # 507762
OPEN HOUSE LA JOLLA Fri–Sun 1-5pm Fri 3-6pm Sat 12-3pm Sat 11-4pm Sat & Sun 1-4pm Sat & Sun1-4pm Sat & Sun 1-5pm Sat & Sun 1-5pm Sat & Sun 1-5pm Sat 1-4 pm Sat 1-4 pm Sat 1-4 pm Sat 1-4 pm Sun 12-3pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm
6015 Camino de la Costa 5BR/3BA $4,600,000 8728 Robinhood Lane 5br/3ba $1,499,000-$1,574,876 7964 Calle de La Plata 5br/4ba $2,995,000 7536-7544 Draper 3BR/3BA $749,000-$829,000 1591 Loring Street 4BR - 3 BA $ 1,749,000 331 Play del Norte 5BR - 5 BA $2,950,000 1590 Coast Walk 5br / 6ba $8,500,000 2610 Inyaha 5br / 6ba $5,350,000 7666 Hillside 4br /5.5 $4,490,000 2292 Bonair St 3br/2.5ba - $1,200,000 to $1,350,876 1327 Torrey Pines 3bd/3 bth $1,345,000 515 Bonair S 3BR/2BA $1,595,000 1228 Cave St 3BR/3.5BA $1,195,000 7421 Via Capri 4br/4ba $1,900,000 - $2,200,876 375 Coast #C 2bed/2ba $2,300,000 1919 Spindrift 3BR/2.5Ba $3,995,000 2521 Via Viesta 4Br/3.5BA $1,975,000 4368 Bermuda Circle 2BR/2BA $859,000 1000 Genter # 304 3br/3.5ba $1195,000 292 Bonair St – 3 bd/2.5 ba - $1,200,000 to $1,350,876 1327 Torrey Pines – 3bd/3 bth $1,345,000 7555 Eads Ave. #4 2BR/2BA $975,000-$1,100,876 1353 West Muirlands 3BR/2.5BA $2,450,000-$2,795,876 205 Fern Glen $1,700,000 - $1,900,876 7964 Calle de La Plata 5br/4ba $2,995,000 5667 Linda Rosa 3br/2ba $1,268,000 329 Bonair, #5 3br/2.5ba $899,000 3940 Gresham #224 2br / 2ba $1,150,000 337-341 Playa Del Sur 1br/1ba $945,000 5721 La Jolla Hermosa 3br/3ba $1,895,000 1663 Bahia Vista Way 4br/4ba $2,795,000 7536-7544 Draper 3BR/3BA $749,000-$829,000 7248 Encelia Drive, 4br/4.5ba $4,400,000
LA JOLLA, cont. Eric Christian Eaton 858 349-7566 Andrew Jabro 858-525-5498 Michelle Serafini 858.829.6210 Terry Mobley 858/273-2121 Maxine & Marti Gellens 855-551-6630 Maxine & Marti Gellens 855-551-6630 Irene Chandler and Jim Shultz 858.775.6782 Irene Chandler 858.775.6782 Irene Chandler and Jim Shultz 858.775.6782 Jim McInernery 858-551-7233 Jim McInernery 858-551-7233 Greg Noonan 858-551-3302 Greg Noonan 858-551-3302 Jim McInernery 858-551-7233 Karen Ekroos 858-735-9299 Brant Westfall 858.922.8610 Jennie Williams 619.261.7636 Cher Conner 858-361-8714 Carol Hernstad (858)775 4473 Tim Hines 619.316.2604 Jim Holland (858) 405-6442 David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 Michelle Serafini 858.829.6210 Ozstar De Jourday 619.248.7827 Ozstar De Jourday 619.248.7827 Irene Chandler and Jim Shultz 858.775.6782 Ed Mracek 858.382.6006, Peter VanRossum 858.204.3221 Peter VanRossum 858.204.3221 Sandra Hatherley 858/273-2121 Dana Horne 858-945-3004
Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1:30-4pm
5450 La Jolla Blvd #D20 2br/2ba 1246 Savoy Street 3br/1.5Ba 347 Vista De La Playa 5br/3ba
$1,589,000 $987,500 $4,795,000
Andrew Jabro 858-525-5498 Cindy Wing 619-223-9464 Sue Walsh 858-864-4116
$875,000 $699,000-$709,000 $825,000 $1,115,000 $459,000 $875,000 $1,195,000 $699,000 $869,000 $1,150,000
Karen and Mike Dodge 619-379-1194 Staci Malloy 858/273-2121 Marie Tolstad 858-705-1444 SUSAN RONIS 858/274-9548 Karen and Mike Dodge 619-379-1194 Karen and Mike Dodge 619-379-1194 Karen and Mike Dodge 619-379-1194 Rob Merten 858/273-2121 Paul Thackrey 858-752-0603 Marie Tolstad 858-705-1444
Pete Buntemeyer 858-483-0101
821 Armada Terrace 4BR/3BA 3345 Lucinda St 3BR/3BA 3725 Southernwood Wy 4BR/3.5BA
$2,475,000 $1575000 $1,250,000
Robert Realty 619 852 8827 Robert Realty 619 852 8827 Robert Realty 619 852 8827
Craig Henderson 858-922-0367
PACIFIC BEACH M,Tu & Th 1-4 Sat 11-3 Sat 1-3 Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm Sun 1-4pm
4935 Pacifica, 3955 Gresham 2387 Wilbur Ave. 1114 Oiver Ave 1955 Diamond Street, 4935 Pacifica, 1104 Missouri, 4040 Rivier 625 Beryl St. 4218-4220 Kendall
3bd/2ba 3BR/3BA 4BR/3BA 3 units 3bd/2ba 3bd/2ba 4bd/3ba 3BR/3BA 3BR/2BA 2BR/1BA
MISSION BEACH Sun 1-4pm
714 Kingston Ct.
POINT LOMA Sat&Sun 11-4pm Sun 11-4pm Sun 11-4pm
SORENTO VALLEY Sun 1-4pm
551 Windward Ridge Way 4BR/3BA
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THOSE PROPERTIES IN BOLDFACE LOOK FOR THEIR ADS IN THIS ISSUE. DEADLINE FOR THE OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY IS NOON ON TUESDAYS.
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