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Alcohol Industry Playbook – Confidential

Alcohol Industry Playbook – Confidential

July 11, 2013 No Comments

Here’s a handbook illustrating the strategies some bar and restaurant owners use to deflect attention away from their businesses. Unfortunately the end result is enormous levels of alcohol-related crimes. Is this a game or does the industry truly want to work with the communities?

Yet Another Police Officer Injured in Drunk Driver Crash

Yet Another Police Officer Injured in Drunk Driver Crash

June 18, 2013 No Comments

SAN DIEGO – A suspected drunken driver was arrested early Tuesday after he plowed through a stop sign and crashed into a San Diego police car in Pacific Beach, police said. The crash occurred at Garnet Avenue and Morrell Street about 2:30 a.m., San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher said. A patrolman was headed east […]

UPDATE: Bad (horrible) day in Pacific Beach – man seriously injured by alleged DUI driver dies

UPDATE: Bad (horrible) day in Pacific Beach – man seriously injured by alleged DUI driver dies

February 16, 2013 No Comments

At 9:45 am in Pacific Beach at the busiest intersection in San Diego was nearly entirely closed down for five hours after this accident. Later that evening, in the same general area, another major DUI car vs. pedestrian injury. Sadly, and with our sincere sympathies, the pedestrian struck by this suspected DUI driver passed away […]

5 injured in car accident in Pacific Beach this morning – Possible DUI

5 injured in car accident in Pacific Beach this morning – Possible DUI

February 16, 2013 No Comments

Five people are injured after a black Nissan Titan ran a red light in Pacific Beach at around 9:45 this morning on Garnett and Mission Bay Drive. Police say the driver of a Honda veered off after being hit by the Nissan and hit a minivan. Both the driver of the Honda and the Nissan […]

Priest arrested on suspicion of DUI after driving car into building

February 8, 2013 No Comments

Ed. Note: My intent is to not be publicly shaming anyone. I wouldn’t normally post this if the fact this individual didn’t have any affiliation to the church. That’s because alcohol doesn’t know if someone is a celebrity, public figure, average joe or jane or, a homeless person. A priest was arrested on suspicion of […]

Car Crash, Drunk Drivers, MM
Car Crashes into PB Home

Car Crashes into PB Home

January 1, 2013 No Comments

Mercedes rammed nearly halfway through the house A suspected drunk driver lost control and crashed into a home in Pacific Beach home on Monday night, according to police. Authorities said the driver of a black Mercedes told them he was reaching for a lighter when he hit another vehicle. He then went barreling into the […]

Bullocks – PB’s Newest Billboard – ~1,100 Sq. Ft.?

Bullocks – PB’s Newest Billboard – ~1,100 Sq. Ft.?

November 3, 2012 1 Comment

Bullocks to this. It looks like the former Jack Daniels billboard, which took over about 1,100 sq. ft. of space, from mid-June through mid-September was just the beginning. PB’s newest billboard will now be featuring Newcastle Ale, a major Heineken USA brand. Unlike the Jack billboard however, this new one will take up most of […]

Suspected DUI crash shuts down Ingraham in PB

Suspected DUI crash shuts down Ingraham in PB

June 29, 2012 No Comments

View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. Source: NBCSanDiego.com View a slideshow from 10News San Diego. UT San Diego Report on same crash A 63-year-old suspected drunken driver and his 41-year-old female passenger were injured early Friday when the truck they were in slammed into a wall in Pacific Beach. The crash on Ingraham Street near Crown […]

Jack Daniels Gets in on the Action

Jack Daniels Gets in on the Action

June 11, 2012 8 Comments

One issue with all the alcohol problems we experience is we draw even more marketers of alcohol products. Just today I was surprised to see the new Jack Daniels Whiskey mural go up on the 1001 Garnet Ave. building at Cass St. This seems to be excessive in size and the overall impact is well, […]

Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver In PB Crash

Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver In PB Crash

May 1, 2012 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — Police on Tuesday are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit at least two vehicles in Pacific Beach. The incident occurred at about 8 p.m. in the 2500 block of Pico Place. According to police, a truck crashed into a car parked on the street. A neighbor heard the noise and came […]

Woman Found Unconscious In PB May Have Been (Sexually) Assaulted

Woman Found Unconscious In PB May Have Been (Sexually) Assaulted

March 2, 2012 No Comments

22-Year-Old Found Drunk, Partially Nude In Alley A 22-year-old woman found drunk, unconscious and partially nude in a Pacific Beach alley early Friday may have been sexually assaulted, police said. The woman was found in the south alley of the 900 block of Garnet Avenue around 1:20 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer David […]

Rally, walk targets Proliferation of alcohol permits in PB

Rally, walk targets Proliferation of alcohol permits in PB

February 12, 2012 2 Comments

Concerned citizens walk past Crystal Pier on Jan. 27 on their way up Garnet Avenue to get their message out to the public and San Diego city officials regarding what they said is an oversaturation of liquor licenses in Pacific Beach and drunken behavior outside local taverns. Photo by Don Balch I Beach & Bay […]

US ‘drunk driver’ swims off to escape arrest

US ‘drunk driver’ swims off to escape arrest

January 10, 2012 No Comments

This is an update of the story below. This story also made international news agencies also shown below. SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A DUI suspect made a frigid, watery escape from police early Tuesday by running into the ocean and swimming away after getting pulled over in Pacific Beach. A patrol officer stopped the 29-year-old […]

Drunk in PB at 2AM? Cops in the Rear View Mirror? Ditch the Car, Disappear in the Ocean!

Drunk in PB at 2AM? Cops in the Rear View Mirror? Ditch the Car, Disappear in the Ocean!

January 10, 2012 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — Authorities searched for hours early Tuesday for a man suspected of drunken driving who ran away from police and jumped into the ocean in Pacific Beach. Officers pulled over the driver about 2:15 a.m. near Mission Boulevard and Reed Avenue, San Diego police said. But the driver got out and took off, […]

Another DUI Crash in PB

Another DUI Crash in PB

October 10, 2011 No Comments

Early this morning an drunk driver crashed and most likely totaled a parked car on Grand Ave. at Mission Blvd. Local homeless people told me they tried to get the driver of the pickup truck to run and hide because, they reasoned, there was no one hurt. The man was apprehended however by a police […]

DUI Driver Strikes Police Car – Officer Rushed to Hospital

DUI Driver Strikes Police Car – Officer Rushed to Hospital

September 25, 2011 No Comments

News reel courtesy Fox5 News A San Diego police officer was taken to the hospital by ambulance at approximately 2am this morning after his patrol car was struck from behind by a DUI driver. The DUI driver was interviewed and given field sobriety tests and after failing, was arrested. At the time of this post […]

PB: Police Arrest 45 at DUI Checkpoints Saturday (51 in area)

PB: Police Arrest 45 at DUI Checkpoints Saturday (51 in area)

September 3, 2011 No Comments

This is yet another confirmation that there is a significant DUI problem in Pacific Beach. See this link for additional stories on the issue. September 3, 2011 Multi-Agency effort cracks down on popular party spots San Diego Police arrested 51 drivers in Pacific Beach Saturday for driving under the influence. Two checkpoints were set up […]

PB Planning Group Approves Submitting Report to City (again)

PB Planning Group Approves Submitting Report to City (again)

August 31, 2011 No Comments

The Pacific Beach Planning Group approved by a vote of 11-5 with one abstention, to submit a report their Alcohol License Review Committee (ALRC), conducted over the last two years, to the city. This report concluded that City of San Diego needs to take control over it’s alcohol licensing issues – perceived by many to […]

‘Statue’ stolen from Pacific Beach restaurant

‘Statue’ stolen from Pacific Beach restaurant

July 25, 2011 No Comments

An advertising agency is offering a reward for information leading to the return of a $10,000 life-size statue that was stolen from a Pacific Beach restaurant last week. The 40-pound statue, which depicts a man pulling a keg of Newcastle Brown Ale out of the bar’s wall, was stolen from PB Bar & Grill July […]

A Few Nights in July 2011

A Few Nights in July 2011

July 18, 2011 1 Comment

Here’s a video of a few nights in July 2011. This past Saturday morning, when a DUI driver could’ve easily killed or seriously injured pedestrians on Garnet Ave., another DUI driver rear-ends a vehicle at Grand Ave. at Ingraham. Click here to see additional brief films we created to illustrate the PB atmosphere. We must […]

Armed man stabbed at Pacific Beach party

Armed man stabbed at Pacific Beach party

June 25, 2011 No Comments

An armed man who showed up at a neighbor’s house in Pacific Beach early Saturday to complain about a loud party was stabbed by one of the revelers, police said. The 28-year-old unidentified stabbing victim was taken to a hospital about 1:30 a.m. The man’s injuries are not considered life-threatening, San Diego police said. After […]

PB, Alcohol and You Creating Forward Movement

PB, Alcohol and You Creating Forward Movement

June 21, 2011 2 Comments

Focus on alcohol-related and other safety issues in Pacific Beach, California What’s going on? There are many residents, businesses and civic groups struggling with alcohol-related issues in our community. This struggle is exacerbated by a noisy few bar and restaurant businesses that are intent on belittling those of us that are willing to spend countless […]

DUI Driver Flips Car on Ingraham

DUI Driver Flips Car on Ingraham

June 20, 2011 No Comments

A woman came to the PB Town Council meeting this summer to express her grave concerns about the number of cars that are run into along Ingraham by, what she believes, are a large number of drunk drivers. One such driver wrecked their car on Ingraham on a Monday evening.

Open Letter to the PB Shore Club

Open Letter to the PB Shore Club

June 15, 2011 No Comments

Dear Shore Club, You’re spamming our community with your posters promoting Shore Club’s 2nd annual Oyster Event being held downtown this year at the Embarcadero. Not only is this illegal (I believe potentially yielding you a $100 per sign fine regardless of who distributes them) it’s unethical as you promote yourself ad nauseam as a […]

Surf’s Up: PB Sign Surfs Grand Ave.

Surf’s Up: PB Sign Surfs Grand Ave.

June 15, 2011 2 Comments

At approximately 7am this morning a driver leveled a city sign, tree and plowed through the Pacific Beach wave sign on Grand Ave. near Bond St. (map) The sign was loaded up into PB Town Council President Joe Wilding’s truck who volunteered to transport the sign rather than have the city need to pay for […]

Last Night in Pacific Beach

Last Night in Pacific Beach

June 13, 2011 2 Comments

This video is of a variety of things seen yesterday, Saturday evening in Pacific Beach… All after 12:30 am no less. Double-click video to see full screen and Esc to return to this page. Here’s some questions one might consider: When people are urinating on business storefronts who is negatively affected? The bar patrons or […]

Many Other NFL Players Getting DUIs since 2010

Many Other NFL Players Getting DUIs since 2010

May 11, 2011 6 Comments

After making a post about the Charger’s Applewhite getting a DUI and researching the history of our players and their DUI charges (among many other charges not DUI-related) I found many other NFL players that have been arrested since January 2010. To date 21 players, a couple of coaches and a team owner. The NFL […]

What are the odds? Charger Player Applewhite arrested for DUI in PB

What are the odds? Charger Player Applewhite arrested for DUI in PB

May 6, 2011 No Comments

Pacific Beach seems to draw the worst out of our NFL Chargers players. What are the odds that such a small group of players could have so many alcohol-related crimes done by or near them? In November 2009 Antonio Cromartie, then a NFL Charger’s player was questioned after someone broke a champagne bottle over another […]

Yelp.com Reviewers Describe Pacific Beach

Yelp.com Reviewers Describe Pacific Beach

April 18, 2011 1 Comment

Hat’s off to the problem PB bars and restaurants who are doing such a great job ruining our community’s name. I’m accused of being sensationalistic and anti-PB–hurting our communities image in the public eye. News Flash: I’m not the only one. Here’s what some Yelp.com reviewers say about PB: Amber Elizabeth M. – San Diego, […]

Alcohol License Applicant ‘Mastermind’ Arrested by Feds in USD Basketball Fix

Alcohol License Applicant ‘Mastermind’ Arrested by Feds in USD Basketball Fix

April 16, 2011 2 Comments

A Pacific Beach alcohol licensee was approved to continue operations in PB and also recently applied to sell full-spirits in his convenience store? Well, that was before he was arrested by the FBI last week in a major sting. Richard F. Garmo is the Vice President of this business doing business as Qwik Korner in […]

Just 8 Days of Pacific Beach’s Nightlife

Just 8 Days of Pacific Beach’s Nightlife

March 21, 2011 8 Comments

Recently, Channel 10 News featured a story where a small portion of video I shot over 6 months in 2010 was used to illustrate typical problems in PB’s business district. Some bar and ‘restaurant’ owners representing the Discover PB Hospitality Task Force were asked what they thought. They dismissed these incidents as sensationalistic and implied […]

St. Patrick’s Day in PB 2011

St. Patrick’s Day in PB 2011

March 18, 2011 No Comments

Check out what PB looked like last night on St. Patrick’s Day. We appreciate the police presence in PB last night and because of them, and perhaps some of the bars and restaurants temporarily behaving, things seemed slightly less crazy than last year. There were a large number of drunk people staggering around and I’m […]

Thankful in Pacific Beach this Thanksgiving morning

Thankful in Pacific Beach this Thanksgiving morning

November 25, 2010 No Comments

Early this Thanksgiving morning police were chasing a car who’s driver wouldn’t stop, turning off their headlights at times to avoid being caught. The driver eventually lost control, jumped a curb, drove off a cliff—flipping the car onto its roof. The driver and passenger then fled on foot–one quickly caught nearby. View Thanksgiving Day crash […]

Frommer’s Travel Guide: Not so glowing review on PB culture

Frommer’s Travel Guide: Not so glowing review on PB culture

October 16, 2010 No Comments

In Frommer’s San Diego 2010 a review on Tower 23 includes: “…the PB party atmosphere still pervades. Don’t be surprised if the folks at the table next to you start playing a drinking game.” Seems our reputation is widely known… now in one of the most well known international travel books people use to plan […]

4th annual Pacific Beach “Scavenger Hunt” pub crawl

4th annual Pacific Beach “Scavenger Hunt” pub crawl

October 16, 2010 No Comments

Here’s a video posted by a group that had it’s 4th annual scavenger hunt in Pacific Beach with as they report over 200 people. There are a number of activities and by all accounts it looks like they have many drinking games over the course of the event… supported by the people serving the alcohol […]

BeachFest Drunk Visits BeachFest

BeachFest Drunk Visits BeachFest

October 16, 2010 No Comments

Here’s a video of a visitor to the Pacific Beach BeachFest held this past weekend. I’m wondering how many similar losers we will attract if they allow a beer garden next year too? It’s unknown if this guy was in the beer garden this year but, we’re keenly aware that we will attract such people […]

The $50,000 Corvette that got a little wet (in the ocean off Law St.)

The $50,000 Corvette that got a little wet (in the ocean off Law St.)

October 16, 2010 No Comments

Couple’s RENTED luxury car ends up in the Pacific after beach joyride What’s worse than accidentally driving your own $50,000 Corvette into the ocean? Letting a mysterious man whose name you don’t know drive the $50,000 Corvette that you just rented into the ocean, of course. That is what an American couple are claiming happened […]

Partiers driving through PB provide video

Partiers driving through PB provide video

September 26, 2010 1 Comment

Here’s a video found on YouTube.com of some people drinking in their car (while the driver is using her phone). Does PB attract these people from around the region? Here’s links to other videos from the same group… Day Drinkers Part 1 Day Drinkers Part 2 Day Drinkers Part 3

Drunk found on bathroom floor – after illegal entry

Drunk found on bathroom floor – after illegal entry

September 26, 2010 No Comments

Found this post on YouTube.com today of a guy passed out in someone else’s bathroom – clutching a pair of scissors from the residents home. Here’s how the person posting the video described the situation: “I woke up in the middle of the night to use my bathroom. To my surprise there was someone already […]

The U.S. cities with the most drunk driving offenders – San Diego Ranked #1

The U.S. cities with the most drunk driving offenders – San Diego Ranked #1

September 20, 2010 No Comments

Cities with the most drunk driving offenders: Driving through San Diego or San Jose? You’re likely to see some intrepid enforcement of drunk-driving laws. According to Insurance.com data, among the top 20 most populous cities in the United States, San Diego has the largest percentage of drivers with alcohol-related driving convictions. San Jose comes in […]

Hit and Run Driver hits Pedestrian at Cass St. and Grand Ave. this morning

Hit and Run Driver hits Pedestrian at Cass St. and Grand Ave. this morning

August 28, 2010 No Comments

About 12 a.m. this morning a pedestrian was injured by a hit-and-run driver. The pedestrian was crossing the west side of Cass St. at Garnet Ave., and was struck near the time he reached the north travel lane. The victim was taken to the hospital while police investigators spent several hours at the scene collecting […]

Booze ban moves closer at popular park

Booze ban moves closer at popular park

August 20, 2010 No Comments

Residents are imploring a San Diego City Council committee to endorse a blanket ban on alcohol at Kate O. Sessions Memorial Park, saying they’ve suffered enough since voters approved a beach booze ban in 2008 and sent more drinkers to their Pacific Beach neighborhood. The Park & Recreation Board had voted 8-1 Thursday to side […]

Alcohol Culture of Pacific Beach – Slideshow

Alcohol Culture of Pacific Beach – Slideshow

June 14, 2010 2 Comments

Here’s a slideshow pbSpirits.com created and presented to the gathering attendees of the June 2010 Pacific Beach Planning Group’s community forum. The forum is the culmination of much work done by their Alcohol License Review committee’s and included a visit from Ventura’s police officer trained by the ABC to oversee their conditional use permit. This […]

Floatopia – San Diego rafters exploit loophole in law – for now

Floatopia – San Diego rafters exploit loophole in law – for now

March 21, 2010 No Comments

Leave it to the few that will ruin it for the many. This years Floatopia is now over and this writer will work to cease any future similar events. What I saw at the end was hundreds of drunken idiots lucky to make it out of the water. What I’m wondering is how many of […]

PB Hate Crime Suspects Still on the Loose

PB Hate Crime Suspects Still on the Loose

November 12, 2009 No Comments

Assault Occurred Just Outside of Nick’s Suspects are still on the loose after participating in an assault Saturday night, near Nick’s at Nite in Pacific Beach. The victims say the assault should be classified as a hate crime. One of the victims, who wishes not to be identified for fear of discrimination at work, told […]

Beach Alcohol Task Force: Consensus Action Items

Beach Alcohol Task Force: Consensus Action Items

June 4, 2007 No Comments

From October 2006-June 2007 Councilmember Kevin Faulconer organized the Beach Alcohol Task Force. Comprised of community members from Pacific, Mission and Ocean beaches, the task force sought a holistic approach to solving issues surrounding alcohol in the beach communities. At each monthly meeting, local experts and the public spoke on various topics, including on-sale and […]

KPBS Pacific Beach’s High Crime Rates

KPBS Pacific Beach’s High Crime Rates

September 1, 2006 No Comments

Here’s a KPBS story on crime in Pacific Beach. San Diego Police Department’s Lieutenant Brian Ahearn and Benjamin Nichols of Discover Pacific Beach.

Advisory: Hot Prowl Burglary in PB (aka Man Standing in Sleeping Woman’s Bedroom)

The San Diego Police Department Sex Crimes Unit is currently investigating a hot prowl burglary that occurred near the...

Holiday Week Checkpoints

The Friday, July 5, DUI checkpoint was conducted in the 2600 block of Ingraham Street, and was operational from...

Alcohol Industry Playbook – Confidential

Here’s a handbook illustrating the strategies some bar and restaurant owners use to deflect attention away from their businesses....

Pacific Beach Shore Club Deck Expansion

I want to encourage good businesses in Pacific Beach but, feel like the lack of state and local oversight...

34 Arrested Across 2 DUI Checkpoints

The San Diego Police Department and the San Diego County Probation Department conducted two DUI checkpoints Saturday night that...

Yet Another Police Officer Injured in Drunk Driver Crash

SAN DIEGO – A suspected drunken driver was arrested early Tuesday after he plowed through a stop sign and...

UPDATE: Bad (horrible) day in Pacific Beach – man seriously injured by alleged DUI driver dies

At 9:45 am in Pacific Beach at the busiest intersection in San Diego was nearly entirely closed down for...

5 injured in car accident in Pacific Beach this morning – Possible DUI

Five people are injured after a black Nissan Titan ran a red light in Pacific Beach at around 9:45...

Priest arrested on suspicion of DUI after driving car into building

Ed. Note: My intent is to not be publicly shaming anyone. I wouldn’t normally post this if the fact...

Current Situation and Proposal

This site illustrates problems in a neighborhood of alcohol outlets that are highly concentrated – Pacific Beach. For our...

San Diego police say an overnight DUI checkpoint in Pacific Beach nets 12 arrests

612 vehicles passed through checkpoint An overnight sobriety and driver license checkpoint in Pacific Beach netted 12 arrests for...

Car Crashes into PB Home

Mercedes rammed nearly halfway through the house A suspected drunk driver lost control and crashed into a home in...

DUI checkpoints planned over holiday weekend

The San Diego Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting DUI and drivers license checkpoints at undisclosed locations within...

Pedestrians injured in drunk driving hit-and-run

A man is seriously injured after being hit by a drunk driver in Pacific Beach overnight. A man and...

Bullocks – PB’s Newest Billboard – ~1,100 Sq. Ft.?

Bullocks to this. It looks like the former Jack Daniels billboard, which took over about 1,100 sq. ft. of...

Man jailed after ramming police car in Pacific Beach

A man landed in jail Sunday hours after San Diego police say he beat and choked his girlfriend in...

Garnet Avenue DUI checkpoint nets (14) arrests

San Diego Police officers arrested 14 suspected drunken drivers and impounded 15 cars last night during a DUI Checkpoint...

SDPD Weekend DUI Checkpoints Net 34 Arrests (16 in PB), 37 Impounds

The San Diego Police Department Traffic Division conducted DUI checkpoints on Friday September 7, 2012, and on Saturday, September...

SDPD Labor Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints Net 28 DUI Arrests

The San Diego Police Department conducted three DUI checkpoints during the Labor Day Holiday weekend. The checkpoints were made...

Suspected drunk driver runs over friend

A suspected drunk driver is behind bars after hitting a woman while backing out of a parking space in...

16 Arrested at Pacific Beach DUI Checkpoint

San Diego police in Pacific Beach arrested 16 people on suspicion of drunken driving and impounded 17 vehicles during...

Pacific Beach Checkpoint Nets 6 Arrests

Six people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at an overnight checkpoint...

Pacific Beach DUI Checkpoint Nets 16 Arrests, 17 Vehicles Impounded

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police arrested 16 drivers on suspicion of drunken driving and impounded 17 vehicles...

Woman Injured In Hit-And-Run In Pacific Beach

Woman Was Crossing Street At Grand Avenue, Cass Street PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. — A woman was rushed to the...

Suspected DUI crash shuts down Ingraham in PB

View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. Source: NBCSanDiego.com View a slideshow from 10News San Diego. UT San Diego Report on...

Jack Daniels Gets in on the Action

One issue with all the alcohol problems we experience is we draw even more marketers of alcohol products. Just...

Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver In PB Crash

SAN DIEGO — Police on Tuesday are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit at least two vehicles in...

(DUI Crash) Driver ordered to pay friend’s medical costs

Driver ordered to pay friend’s medical costs A judge ordered a drunken driver to pay more than $7,500 in...

San Diego police arrest 9 DUI suspects during St. Patty’s Day checkpoints

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police officers arrested nine suspected drunken drivers at a downtown checkpoint and extra...

Suspected DUI driver runs over woman lying in Hillcrest alley

A suspected drunken driver allegedly ran over a 27-year-old woman who was lying in a Hillcrest alley early Saturday,...

Woman Found Unconscious In PB May Have Been (Sexually) Assaulted

22-Year-Old Found Drunk, Partially Nude In Alley A 22-year-old woman found drunk, unconscious and partially nude in a Pacific...

Coronado Residents Concerned Over Alcohol Permits – San Diego News Story – KGTV San Diego

Some longtime Coronado residents are concerned that their town could soon mimic the bar scene in Pacific Beach or...

PB Shore Club wins Expansion bid

The Pacific Beach Shore Club was approved by the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to expand their premises onto a...

Rally, walk targets Proliferation of alcohol permits in PB

Concerned citizens walk past Crystal Pier on Jan. 27 on their way up Garnet Avenue to get their message...

Judgment Finalized In Legal Battle Over Golden Hill MAD

The judgment is final. Now, a group of residents in Golden Hill and South Park — who have spent...

Charger sued in 2009 bottle incident

A man has filed a lawsuit against San Diego Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips alleging the player broke a Champagne...

Man Seriously Hurt In Pacific Beach Hit-And-Run

Man Had Just Got Out Of Taxi, Hit By Toyota Yaris, Police Say SAN DIEGO — A 28-year-old man...

Shots Reportedly Fired In Pacific Beach

Shots Reported Fired In 1800 Block Of Hornblend Street POSTED: 7:38 am PST January 19, 2012 SAN DIEGO —...

US ‘drunk driver’ swims off to escape arrest

This is an update of the story below. This story also made international news agencies also shown below. SAN...

Drunk in PB at 2AM? Cops in the Rear View Mirror? Ditch the Car, Disappear in the Ocean!

SAN DIEGO — Authorities searched for hours early Tuesday for a man suspected of drunken driving who ran away...

PB Resident Fights Bar’s Plans To Expand

See the video SAN DIEGO — A Pacific Beach resident told 10News on Tuesday he has proof that too...

3 Checkpoints Net 12 Drunken Driving Arrests

SAN DIEGO — Three checkpoints set up in Pacific Beach, Imperial Beach and Chula Vista overnight netted 12 suspected...

(DUI) Driver Crashes Into Fire Hydrant, Parked Car In PB (at 11am)

A suspected drunken driver was taken into custody Friday after crashing into a fire hydrant and a parked car...

Drunk man breaks into 81 Year Old PB woman’s home

An elderly woman in Pacific Beach woke up Friday morning to find a man in a Chargers jersey sleeping...

Pacific Beach Checkpoint Nets 12 Arrests

SAN DIEGO — San Diego police arrested a dozen people on suspicion of drunken driving and impounded nine vehicles...

Letter: San Diego’s Continuing Taxi Cab Scandal

This is a letter to the editor in response to the article by former Superior Court Judge Larry Sterling...

Another DUI Crash in PB

Early this morning an drunk driver crashed and most likely totaled a parked car on Grand Ave. at Mission...

Bike Police Catch 3 Armed Robbers in PB

Here’s a great story about police catching armed robbers utilizing their bicycle patrols. We’re trying to raise funds to...

KPBS Interview Community Leader, Businessman and ABC

This afternoon KPBS Radio featured a story on the PB Planning Group’s report on the alcohol licensing and CUP...

Officer Hurt After Car Crashes Into Police Car

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