Archive for Solutions

Pacific Beach Shore Club Deck Expansion

July 8, 2013 No Comments

I want to encourage good businesses in Pacific Beach but, feel like the lack of state and local oversight on alcohol outlets has allowed these guys to wander too far off the path of acceptable business-influence on our beach environment. If the state and/or city began holding these businesses to standards through fair and balanced […]

Alcoholic Bev Ctl (ABC), Bars and Restaurants, Commentary, Local Laws

Current Situation and Proposal

January 27, 2013 No Comments

This site illustrates problems in a neighborhood of alcohol outlets that are highly concentrated – Pacific Beach. For our more current research and proposal to address these issues be sure to visit SanDiegoALE.com – San Diego Alcohol & Licensee Engagement – a pitch for a collaborative approach to assess, monitor and maintain a better system. […]

Coalition Building, Solutions

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

March 18, 2012 No Comments

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police officers arrested nine suspected drunken drivers at a downtown checkpoint and extra saturation patrols in Pacific Beach that began St. Patrick’s Day and wrapped up early Sunday. The checkpoint was set up on First Avenue near Beech Street from 10:15 p.m. Saturday to 1:45 a.m. today, according to […]

Checkpoints, Designated Drivers, Drunk Drivers
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 […]

Man Seriously Hurt In Pacific Beach Hit-And-Run

January 22, 2012 No Comments

Man Had Just Got Out Of Taxi, Hit By Toyota Yaris, Police Say SAN DIEGO — A 28-year-old man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in Pacific Beach early Friday, police said. The man was struck while crossing Grand Avenue near Lamont Street just before 1:30 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer David […]

Hit and Run, Injuries and Deaths, Taxi Cabs

PB Resident Fights Bar’s Plans To Expand

December 16, 2011 No Comments

See the video SAN DIEGO — A Pacific Beach resident told 10News on Tuesday he has proof that too much easy alcohol is making his beach community one of the most crime-ridden areas in San Diego. In September, a man was stabbed in Pacific Beach. Less than a week later in the same area, a […]

Alcohol Licensees, Solutions

Letter: San Diego’s Continuing Taxi Cab Scandal

October 29, 2011 No Comments

This is a letter to the editor in response to the article by former Superior Court Judge Larry Sterling on Thursday October 27, 2011 San Diego’s Continuing Taxi Cab Scandal: Is it the same people who justify subsidizing pharmaceutical companies, international banks and oil refineries also support our taxi-medallion system? Talk about anti-business. How many […]

Taxi Cabs

KPBS Interview Community Leader, Businessman and ABC

September 26, 2011 No Comments

This afternoon KPBS Radio featured a story on the PB Planning Group’s report on the alcohol licensing and CUP issues. Todd Brown of Bub’s Dive Bar and Jennifer Hill from the ABC were also interviewed. Click here to listen to the audio of the interview which lasts approximately ten minutes. And click here for a […]

Alcohol Licensees, CUP/DAO, PB in SD Media, The Problems
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 […]

Pacific Beach 2000 vs. 2010 Census News

September 11, 2011 No Comments

Here is a report of the new 2010 US Census compared to 2000 numbers in various categories. My goal was to learn more about our demographics insofar as age groups, family orientation and housing. Also, for the researchers out there, here’s a workbook with individual year data with more detail. There are interesting shifts showing […]

Tags: , , , , , , , Commentary, Demographic Balance, Life in PB, Solutions
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 […]

Video Gallery

August 1, 2011 No Comments

Last Night in Pacific Beach Eight Days of Pacific Beach Nightlife Video prompts Proposed Permit for PB Bars and Restaurants Hit and Run Driver Hits Pedestrian Thanksgiving Evening Driver Crashes over Cliff on Riviera Drive Floatopia 1 2 Planning Group Discusses CUP Other PB related films: Corvette Driven Into Ocean Drunk found on bathroom floor […]

PB in the Media, Solutions, The Problems

Letter from a reader…

July 21, 2011 1 Comment

From a reader: Not surprising you didn’t post this article to your web site. It doesn’t help your cause. http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/data-drive/article_11d044a6-b33e-11e0-b0ea-001cc4c03286.html It mentions the East Village in downtown SD as an area where alcohol related crime has increased significantly. Didn’t I hear at a PB Planning Committee meeting that downtown SD has a CUP in effect? […]

Alcohol Licensees, Business District, Commentary, Crime and Safety, CUP/DAO

Group pushes for crackdown on PB bars

July 7, 2011 No Comments

A group of Pacific Beach residents has not given up trying to convince City Hall to impose added regulations on late-night bars and restaurants. But some of the most vocal supporters said the effort is meeting new resistance. “There’s a lot of pushback from bar owners and their employees,” said Scott Chipman, member of the […]

Bars and Restaurants, CUP/DAO, PB in SD Media

‘Instant Justice’ program a win-win for transgressors, City

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Nearly 60 people cleaned up the shoreline, streets and sidewalks in Pacific Beach Tuesday to erase tickets for minor infractions. Gina Coburn of the City Attorney’s Office said 56 people took part in the “Instant Justice” program. In exchange for five hours of picking up trash from the busy Fourth of July weekend, the City […]

Good News PB Beaches, PB in SD Media

SD’s ‘Instant Justice’ Clears Beach Areas, Citations

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Program Participants Pay $40 Fee, Complete Five Hours Of Community Service A new community service program launched on Tuesday gave people the opportunity to erase their violations and misdemeanors in exchange for cleaning up Pacific Beach. The program, which is called “Instant Justice,” allows certain people who received citations over the Fourth of July holiday […]

Good News PB Beaches, PB in SD Media
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 […]

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 […]

Video Prompts Proposed Permit For PB Bars, Restaurants

Video Prompts Proposed Permit For PB Bars, Restaurants

February 8, 2011 No Comments

Check out the story at Channel 10 News featuring a film shot in PB over about a 6 month period here: Source: 10News.com Here’s a radio interview with myself as well as with two bar owners who serve on Discover PB’s Hospitality Task Force leading the charge to resist any change. The interview begins near […]

Summary of Union Tribune beach-alcohol articles 1990-2007

October 8, 2010 No Comments

To help put beach alcohol-issues today in perspective of our recent history here’s a summary of events from 1990-2007 that were featured in the San Diego Union Tribune. All of these stories are on this website so please use our calendar drop-down in the right column to select the stated month to find the actual […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Beach Ordinance, The Problems

Kate Sessions Park Neighbors May Get Relief

August 16, 2010 No Comments

The San Diego Parks and Recreation Department has again reviewed Kate O. Sessions Park as it relates to allowing alcohol consumption there. Neighbors have complained of many problems including public urination (in front of their kids), drunkenness, partiers trashing the place, using city water without authorization (for their slippery slides?) and a number of other […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Drunk in Public, Kate Sessions Park, Local Laws
The Components of the Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

The Components of the Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

July 23, 2010 No Comments

The conditional use permit is a tool the City of San Diego already uses for off-sale liquor licenses, typically beer, wine and liquor stores. The CUP includes rules such as the store must keep graffiti from their building, maintain the cleanliness of the area around their store as well as a variety of other rules […]

San Diego Beaches have Record Numbers of Visitors

July 23, 2010 No Comments

We were told San Diego beaches would be dried up – visitors would leave in droves – during the beach alcohol debate and ballot measure. We told of record numbers of tourists and beachgoers when alcohol was removed. Turns out the latter was spot-on. In 2009 San Diego enjoyed nearly 20% more beach visitors – […]

Beach Ordinance

Wall Street Journal – Front Page: Floatopia

July 23, 2010 No Comments

Tomorrow Pacific Beach will make the Wall Street Journal – discussing the unintended consequences of people exploiting a new law (beach alcohol ban) with a loophole where bathers are able to drink off-shore. The reporter Conor Dougherty spent weeks doing interviews over the phone with residents and city officials and visited San Diego to see […]

Beach Ordinance, Floatopia, PB in National Media

PB Community Leader on KPBS with ABC, SD Police and Bar Representative

July 1, 2010 No Comments

KPBS did an interview to discuss the alcohol issues in Pacific Beach with Scott Chipman from the PB Planning Group, Andra Brown from the San Diego Police, Jennifer Hill from the ABC and Eric Ligenfelder from the Tavern, a local bar.

Alcohol Culture in PB, Commentary, CUP/DAO, Solutions

Update on PB Town Council vote regarding Shore Club

June 17, 2010 2 Comments

Reporting on the PB Town Council meeting last night: There were obviously many (i.e. estimated 25 minimum) new ‘members’ (in the strictest sense of the word) attending what looked like their first PB Town Council meeting. Coincidentally, where the issue of the Shore Club was on the agenda, many of these new ‘members’ said they […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Alcohol Licensees, Alcoholic Bev Ctl (ABC), Bars and Restaurants, Business District, Commentary, CUP/DAO, Liquor Stores

Planning Group Discusses Alternatives and CUP

June 14, 2010 2 Comments

The Pacific Beach Planning Group (PBPG) held a public forum tonight where the Alcohol License Review Committee (ALRC) could present evidence of a system that appears to be broken. Here are the three presentations. Also, see below for the video of the entire 1.5 hour meeting so you can understand more and stay involved. Here […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Alcoholic Bev Ctl (ABC), CUP/DAO, Solutions, The Problems

Holiday Beachgoers Keep PB Businesses Busy

May 31, 2010 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — An estimated 800,000 peopled headed to San Diego-area beaches during the three-day Memorial Day weekend, and the impact of local and tourist dollars has been felt by local businesses. On Monday, several Pacific Beach businesses put up the welcome signs for locals and tourists heading to the beach on a sunny day. […]

Business District, Good News PB Beaches, Holidays

Checkpoint yields 13 Drunk Drivers and One Party Bus

May 2, 2010 No Comments

San Diego: Police conducted a DUI checkpoint in Pacific Beach and arrested 13 people Saturday night. The checkpoint was set up on Grand Avenue near Noyes street in front of Mission Bay High School about 9 p.m. and ran until 2:30 a.m., said Officer Mark McCullough. Of the 1.126 drivers that passed through, 40 were […]

Checkpoints, Designated Drivers, Drunk Drivers, Party Buses

Pacific Beach DUI Checkpoints Record Breaking for San Diego

March 8, 2010 No Comments

Pacific Beach DUI checkpoints shown in red yield far more drunk drivers than most San Diego areas. Click the image for an enlarged image or click here for a PDF. Checkpoints are often seen as high-visibility reminders and not necessarily the most effective enforcement opportunity, i.e. compared to saturation patrols. However, in my limited-knowledge opinion […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Business District, Commentary, Drunk Drivers, Local Laws

California Dram-Shop Liability Laws

March 7, 2010 No Comments

Are bars liable for what person does after leaving their establishment? It depends.From my understanding they definitely could be if the person was a minor. Here’s two interpretations from different sources. n. a statute (Dram Shop Act) or case law in 38 states which makes a business which sells alcoholic drinks or a host who […]

Alcohol Licensees, Drunk in Public, Local Laws

Pacific Beach Alcohol Related Deaths and Serious Injuries – Who’s Next?

March 6, 2010 No Comments

In Memory Of Those Murdered or Critically Injured by Drunk Drivers in Pacific Beach This website was created to honor the memory of the many people who have been killed or critically injured by drunks, especially drunk drivers, who were drinking in Pacific Beach the day of their crime. Enough is enough. As a community […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Binge Drinking, Business District, Commentary, Crime and Safety, Drunk Drivers, Local Laws, The Problems

Designated Driver Booked For DUI After Fatal Crash

December 13, 2009 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — A man described as a designated driver was in custody Monday, booked for alleged DUI and vehicular manslaughter, following a fiery crash that killed a man in Torrey Pines, police said. Michael Patrick Landri was driving an Infiniti G35 that rear-ended a Volkswagen Passat at Genesee Avenue and Torrey Pines Road around […]

Designated Drivers, Drunk Drivers
First Year of Alcohol-Free Beaches Yields Stunning Results

First Year of Alcohol-Free Beaches Yields Stunning Results

August 21, 2009 No Comments

(San Diego) Thanks to the alcohol-free policy on San Diego City Beaches, underage drinking citations have been reduced by 29 percent citywide, according to police data. “For three years before the beaches went alcohol-free, police wrote about 1,400 citations every year to minors in possession of alcohol,” said Kathleen Lippitt of North City Prevention Coalition. […]

Beach alcohol-ban foes say fight is over, for now

November 7, 2008 No Comments

Last call has come and gone for those fighting a booze ban on San Diego beaches, and it looks as if few options remain. San Diego voters Tuesday approved Proposition D, which permanently bans alcohol from city beaches and waterfront parks, and those on both sides of the measure say opponents of the prohibition are […]

Beach Ordinance

Families enjoying returning to Pacific Beach and Mission Beach

April 16, 2008 No Comments

Here’s a news report from KUSI News Television including an interview with a lifeguard about the beach alcohol ban.

Beach Ordinance

Officials Ban Booze at Torrey Pines State Beach

April 1, 2008 No Comments

Click here for a full audio link to this story. These Days with Tom Fudge Today, if you were planning to take a six-pack to Torrey Pines State Beach, just south of Del Mar, you need to change your plans. That’s because today is the first day of a year-long ban on the use of […]

Beach Ordinance

Ventura County and Conditional Use Permits for On-Sale licensees (bars and restaurants)

March 24, 2008 No Comments

I was able to participate in a four-day training called the Alcohol Policy 14 on January 27-30th, 2007. This Alcohol Policy conference series was intended to “explore, develop and advance public policy approaches to the prevention of alcohol problems in order to promote evidence-based strategies and to bring public focus to the need for alcohol […]

CUP/DAO

Judge gives man 6 years for PB rape

March 19, 2008 No Comments

A Bakersfield man who attacked and raped a woman after she left a Pacific Beach bar was sentenced Monday, March 17, to six years in state prison. Hosh Deion Thomas, 24, was visiting friends in Pacific Beach when he struck up a conversation with a woman in her 20s at The Tavern bar on Dec. […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants, Designated Drivers

Pacific Beach is hoping to reduce drunk driving

October 12, 2007 No Comments

Chet Barfield. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 12, 2007. pg. B.2 SAN DIEGO — San Diego State University and a Pacific Beach business group launched a campaign yesterday intended to reduce drinking and driving. The merchant association Discover Pacific Beach said at least 20 bars and restaurants in Mission Beach […]

Alcohol Task Force, Bars and Restaurants, Drunk Drivers

Council gets proposals on alcohol ban for beaches

October 11, 2007 No Comments

Chet Barfield. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Oct 11, 2007. pg. B.1 SAN DIEGO — Those who want a booze ban on San Diego beaches won a preliminary round yesterday in what is certain to be a contentious battle ahead. After two hours of sharply divided arguments from a packed audience, […]

Beach Ordinance

An open letter to San Diego’s Mayor Sanders and Police Chief Lansdowne

September 21, 2007 No Comments

I think our Mayor and Police Chief are mistaken. That is, I think allowing alcohol on our beaches is a year-round public safety issue to both residents, guests from around the region and tourists from around the world. With all due respect, and based on my understanding of this policy, punishing the local beach communities […]

Beach Ordinance

Peters ‘Supportive’ of Ban

September 20, 2007 No Comments

Council Presidents Scott Peters said yesterday that he will likely endorse banning alcohol on the beach, tipping a City Council majority in favor of a proposal that has gained momentum since beachgoers clashed with police on Labor Day. The ban being proposed by Councilman Kevin Faulconer would ban drinking year-round at all of the beaches […]

Beach Ordinance

Fort Lauderdale mayor suggests his beach plan

September 19, 2007 No Comments

This letter to the editor was made today by the Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Fl: Rosalie Schwartz’s letter (Sept. 14) about alcohol-free beaches made some good points about the issue of alcohol on the public beaches. However, I need to respond to her statement that “Our beach areas are inundated with out-of-towners who see San […]

Beach Ordinance

Booze Ban Nears Tipping Point, But Mayor and Others Not Sold

September 17, 2007 No Comments

The debate over cold ones on the sand heats up after Labor Day incident, but the prospects of a beach booze ban still look tipsy. By EVAN McLAUGHLIN Voice Staff Writer – VoiceofSanDiego.org Like so many holiday weekends before, the sands of Pacific Beach were packed this Labor Day. Lifeguard towers barely poked through a […]

Beach Ordinance

SDUT Survey: Tell us about it

September 15, 2007 2 Comments

Last week, we asked whether you thought booze should be banned from San Diego city beaches. Based on your calls, surf and suds shouldn’t go together. Take a look. 73% Yes, ban alcohol 27% No, don’t ban alcohol TOTAL RESPONSES: 1,957

Beach Ordinance

Letters to the Editor – Regarding Proposed Alcohol-free Beaches

September 14, 2007 No Comments

Drinking at the beach and in the stands I disagree with your editorial (“Beach booze ban?/Voters should have final say — again,” Sept. 7) questioning whether alcohol on public beaches should be prohibited. Presumably your editorial board was not at Pacific Beach on Labor Day when drunk and disorderly hooligans (once again) took over the […]

Beach Ordinance

Booze Ban Straw Poll

September 13, 2007 No Comments

Published: Thursday, September 13, 2007 11:48 AM PDT After a few days of collecting quotes from around City Hall for an upcoming story on the alcohol ban at beaches proposed by Councilman Kevin Faulconer, the votes are beginning to come into focus. Of the eight council members, four, including Faucloner, said they will support a […]

Beach Ordinance

Sanders: Veto on Booze Ban Probable

September 13, 2007 No Comments

Published: Thursday, September 13, 2007 2:25 PM PDT A spokesman for Mayor Jerry Sanders said he would probably veto an everyday, round-the-clock alcohol ban at beaches in Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and Ocean Beach, as Councilman Kevin Faulconer proposed last week. Sanders spokesman Fred Sainz said a ban on the three significant summer holidays — […]

Beach Ordinance

Complaints about cops at melee reviewed

September 9, 2007 No Comments

Chet Barfield. The San Diego Union – Tribune. San Diego, Calif.: Sep 9, 2007. pg. B.1 The San Diego Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating complaints about the actions of some officers during the Labor Day melee at Pacific Beach, Chief William Lansdowne said. Internet postings allege that some officers used excessive force, arrested […]

Beach Ordinance
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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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