Archive for Assault

Man jailed after ramming police car in Pacific Beach

October 30, 2012 No Comments

A man landed in jail Sunday hours after San Diego police say he beat and choked his girlfriend in a jealous rage, rammed her car into a patrol car in Pacific Beach and drove off. Police tracked down and arrested Tommy Madriaga, 34, in a Pacific Beach motel about 6 p.m., police Officer David Stafford […]

Assault, Hit and Run, House Parties
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 […]

Charger sued in 2009 bottle incident

February 3, 2012 No Comments

A man has filed a lawsuit against San Diego Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips alleging the player broke a Champagne bottle over his head at a Pacific Beach bar in 2009. San Diego Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips talks at a news conference Monday Dec. 21, 2009 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) — AP Antonio Cromartie […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants, Injuries and Deaths

Man stabbed in back while walking with girlfriend

September 22, 2011 No Comments

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in the back Thursday while walking with his girlfriend in Pacific Beach, police said. The couple was walking in the 1000 block of Diamond Street when a man came up from behind sometime before 3 a.m. and stabbed the victim twice in the back, said San Diego police Officer Frank […]

Assault, PB in SD Media
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 […]

More PB Fights reported by YouTube users

June 20, 2011 No Comments

Here’s a couple more fights in Pacific Beach in the last few weeks – brought to you by YouTube’rs who thought it would be entertaining? Video One Video Two

Assault, PB in Social Media
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 […]

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 […]

Women fighting in 7-11

Women fighting in 7-11

January 19, 2011 No Comments

Two women were involved in a fight in a Pacific Beach 7-11. Other’s started fighting as well while many simply looked on. Police intervened. Source: YouTube

Police Say Chargers’ Naanee Not Involved In PB Fight

December 14, 2010 No Comments

Amir Khan Severely Injured In Incident At Bar West POSTED: 10:57 am PST December 14, 2010 SAN DIEGO — San Diego police have determined Chargers wide receiver Legedu Naanee was not involved in a Pacific Beach fight that left one man severely injured. Amir Khan, 21, was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants, PB in SD Media

Fight At Bar West Sends Man To Hospital (Football Star Allegedly Involved)

December 13, 2010 No Comments

A man in his 20s was hospitalized following a fist fight in a Pacific Beach parking lot early Monday that may have involved San Diego Chargers wide receiver Legedu Naanee, police said. The fight at Cass and Hornblend streets was reported around 2:15 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros. When police arrived […]


Two men stabbed in Pacific Beach

August 20, 2010 No Comments

Two men were injured early Friday morning and another was arrested after police said he attacked them with a knife. The victims and another man, all in their 20s, were walking on Fogg Street near Garnet Avenue about 3:45 a.m. when the attacker approached them, San Diego police said. The group began to fight and […]


Man stabbed in PB brawl

June 24, 2010 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — A drunk man was stabbed in a brawl in Pacific Beach early Thursday, San Diego police said. The 47-year-old victim got into an argument with two men on Felspar Street near Everts Street about 3:10 a.m. and was stabbed when the fight turned physical, police said. He was taken to a hospital […]

Assault, Drunk in Public

War Machine Strikes in PB

June 18, 2010 No Comments

SAN DIEGO — A security guard Thursday said a mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine punched him in the mouth during a fight inside a Pacific Beach bar in March. Matthew Compton told the court the man formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver struck him during a brawl that erupted at the Thruster’s Lounge.” […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants

Man stabbed outside restaurant

January 17, 2010 No Comments

PACIFIC BEACH — A man trying to stop a fight was stabbed outside a Pacific Beach restaurant early Sunday morning. The victim was in a crowd of several people outside Han’s Boardwok Asian Kitchen on Mission Boulevard near Hornblend Street about 2 a.m. when another man walked up and tried to start a fight with […]

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 […]

Man assaulted outside Pacific Beach bar

October 29, 2009 No Comments

PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. – San Diego police are asking for the public’s help in finding three men wanted in connection with an assault in Pacific Beach that sent a man to the hospital with broken bones in his neck. The victim and two of his friends intervened in an argument going on between one of […]

Assault, Crime and Safety

DA: Cops Warned He Would ‘Kill Someone’

October 5, 2009 No Comments

Trial began Monday for a man accused of driving drunk and fatally striking a woman in a Pacific Beach crosswalk. Only prosecutors gave an opening statement at the trial of Alan Mabrey, 46, who investigators believe is responsible for the death of Emily Dowdy, 24. Dowdy was walking on Mission Boulevard at Reed Avenue in […]

Assault, Drunk Drivers, Hit and Run

Man Gets 20 Years in Prison for Pacific Beach Bar Fight

April 24, 2009 No Comments

A parolee who was months out of prison when he stabbed a bar patron 17 times during an alcohol-fueled fight outside the Pacific Beach establishment was sentenced Friday to 20 years in state prison. Matthew Thornton, 27, was convicted March 24 of attempted murder in the March 9, 2007, stabbing of Clifford Riek. A jury […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants, Crime and Safety

Local Doctor Has Seen Enough Drunk Driving Deaths

February 13, 2009 No Comments

Last Update: 2/13/2009 7:29 a Reported by Kristine Frazao Dr. Fred Simon was on duty Saturday night, when 24-year-old Emily Dowdy was rushed in to the hospital after being struck and killed by a drunk driver while crossing the street. While her case was one of the severe ones he sees, he said alcohol is […]

Assault, Drunk Drivers, Hit and Run

Man pleads not guilty to murder in P.B. fatal hit-run

February 11, 2009 No Comments

By Dana Littlefield, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 5:26 p.m. SAN DIEGO – A 45-year-old man accused of drunken-driving and hitting a pedestrian in Pacific Beach, causing her death, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and other felony charges. Alan Mabrey is charged with killing Emily Cathleen Dowdy, 24, a shift supervisor […]

Assault, Drunk Drivers, Hit and Run

In Memory of Miss Emily Dowdy

February 5, 2009 No Comments

This website is in part a tribute to Miss Emily Dowdy who was tragically taken from her loving mom, family and friends by a 7-time convicted drunk driver, drawn to Pacific Beach to drink just days after being released from prison in Texas – for drunk driving. What are we going to do to be […]

Assault, Drunk Drivers

3 men in custody after Chargers fan beaten up

December 5, 2008 No Comments

An argument at a bar over the Chargers-Raiders football game ended with a hometown fan being beaten by five men early yesterday, San Diego police said. The argument started inside the Firehouse American Eatery and Lounge on Grand Avenue near Ocean Boulevard with a Chargers fan telling Raiders fans to return to Oakland. When the […]

Assault, Bars and Restaurants, Crime and Safety

Man acquitted in single-punch death, assault

October 4, 2008 No Comments

A Pacific Beach man who killed a man with a single punch to the head and claimed self-defense was acquitted yesterday of second-degree murder. Sam Bonsu also was acquitted in San Diego Superior Court of a voluntary manslaughter charge for the death of Nathaniel “Nat” Ward, 25, last May. After deliberating since Wednesday, the jury […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Assault, Crime and Safety

Resident, guest both shot in struggle over weapon at house party

May 3, 2008 No Comments

Two men suffered gunshot wounds as they apparently struggled over a weapon at a house party early yesterday, police said. The fight between a resident and a guest broke out sometime before 2 a.m. at the home on Diamond Street, San Diego police said. Multiple shots were fired during the struggle. Officers were notified of […]

Assault, House Parties

Man stabbed in chest with samurai sword

April 11, 2008 No Comments

Two roommates got into a fight Wednesday night in Pacific Beach, and one man stabbed the other with a samurai sword, San Diego police said. Police said the fight was reported just before midnight on Law Street near Cass Street. The victim was stabbed in his upper-right chest and was taken to a hospital. He […]


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

Sergeant’s shot misses; man with gun arrested

January 26, 2008 No Comments

A San Diego police sergeant shot at a man who allegedly pointed a gun at him Saturday night. The officer’s bullet missed, and the man was arrested. No one was injured. About 10:30 p.m., the sergeant was driving east on Grand Avenue near Jewel Street when he heard several gunshots, then spotted two men walking […]

Assault, Crime and Safety

Man shot twice in leg in Pacific Beach [2 a.m. Garnet Avenue]

September 17, 2007 No Comments

UNION-TRIBUNE BREAKING NEWS TEAM 7:54 a.m. September 17, 2007 SAN DIEGO – A man was shot twice in the leg in Pacific Beach early Monday morning. The victim was on Garnet Avenue near Bayard Street just after 2 a.m. when he was confronted by a man who fired three shots at him, San Diego police […]

Assault, Drunk in Public

Judge calls PB the ‘Wild West’ during Sentencing

September 6, 2007 No Comments

Beach & Bay Press by Neal Putnam Just before sentencing a man involved in a March alcohol-related beating on Garnet Avenue, a judge on Thursday, Aug. 30 lectured about what he called “an epidemic of violence” in Pacific Beach where there are so many court cases filed that involve people drinking alcohol too much and […]


Pacific Beach makes Worldwide News – Labor Day Riot

September 5, 2007 No Comments

Our Labor Day fiasco has garnered many headlines for Pacific Beach. Is this how you want Pacific Beach portrayed in the news? This Associated Press story – and similar variations shown below – appeared in many markets including: The Globe and Mail – Canada: Story 1 – Video Story Yahoo! News – Video Story […]

Assault, Commentary, Drunk in Public, Holidays, Labor Day Riot 2007

Riot Puts Beach Alcohol Back In Spotlight

September 4, 2007 No Comments

9/4/07 Monica Dean, NBC 7/39 Reporter SAN DIEGO — The city councilman from Pacific Beach said a Labor Day riot in his neighborhood shows that something has to change. Councilmember Kevin Faulconer said alcohol undoubtedly played a role in the confrontation between a rowdy crowd and more than 70 San Diego police officers Monday. He […]

Assault, Drunk in Public, Holidays, Labor Day Riot 2007

Labor Day Festivities Turn Violent In Pacific Beach

September 3, 2007 No Comments Monday, September 3, 2007 Labor Day turned ugly in Pacific Beach. San Diego police had to disperse a violent crowd of several hundred people, some of whom pelted officers with cans and bottles. This after officers arrested ten people involved in an alcohol-related brawl. Reinforcements were brought in and more people were arrested. The […]

Assault, Drunk in Public, Holidays, Labor Day Riot 2007

Jury Deliberations Continue in Murder Trial

July 5, 2007 No Comments

Original Headline (below): Man Accused Of Bar Brawl Murder Pleads Not Guilty 07/5/2007 Beach and Bay Press Jury deliberations continued this week in the murder trial of Michael Sullivan, who is charged with stabbing Jonathan Lefler-Panela outside a Pacific Beach restaurant in Jan. 2006. Sullivan, 27, testified he stabbed Lefler-Panela in self-defense after the victim […]


Judge Sets Trial Date in St. Patrick’s Day Case

July 5, 2007 No Comments

July 5, 2007 – Beach and Bay Press Two young men were ordered to stand trial on conspiracy and assault charges that indirectly involved the traffic death of their friend in Pacific Beach. The judge dismissed all charges against a third man. Following an all-day preliminary hearing on June 29, San Diego Superior Court Judge […]

Assault, Holidays

Two face trial for run-in that led to friend’s death

June 30, 2007 No Comments

Two young men charged in connection with a confrontation in Pacific Beach that led to a friend’s death were ordered yesterday to stand trial for assault. Edward Vitela, 23, and Matthew Lexin, 24, are accused of leaving a party on St. Patrick’s Day to help a friend retaliate against a group of teenagers he fought […]

Assault, House Parties

Police Beat – Battery on Peace Officer

June 21, 2007 No Comments

Beach and Bay Press, June 21, 07 Battery on a peace officer was reported on the 1100 Block of Garnet Avenue Sunday, June 17, at 1:45 a.m. The suspect reportedly used his right fist to hit the victim.


Police Arrest Driver for Pinning Woman to I-Beam

May 17, 2007 No Comments

Beach and Bay Press, 5/17/07 A 26-year old woman was seriously injured when a driver backed into her and pinnned her against a beam on the 1200 block of Garnet Avenue Tuesday, May 15, at 1:22 a.m. The victim had just left the Tavern at the Beach and was leaning against a steel I-beam billboard […]


Man attacked, stabbed after being bounced from bar

March 9, 2007 No Comments

San Diego Union Tribune, March 9, 2007 SAN DIEGO – A man in his 20s who’d been thrown out of a Pacific Beach bar was jumped by four to five others men who beat him up and stabbed him 16 times with a knife. Police officers, with the aid of a helicopter, caught two of […]


Crimetracker Maps Sex Crimes in Pacific Beach

February 22, 2007 No Comments

2/22/07 News 8 Just last week we heard about a sexual prowler in Pacific Beach who’s been entering homes and assaulting women. The News 8 Crimetracker found out that sexual assaults are on the rise in P.B., and we wanted to know what’s being done about it. Jonathan West calls himself a Pacific Beach crimefighter. […]


Man free on bail after Jan. shooting at taco shop

February 22, 2007 No Comments

Beach and Bay Press, 2/22/07 Phillip Troy Relos, 23, of San Diego, is awaiting a March 20 preliminary hearing after being charged with assault with a deadly weapon in the Jan. 21 shooting of a man in the 4500 block of Dawes Street in Pacific Beach. Relos has pleaded not guilty to shooting David Fitzpatrick, […]


Two men stabbed in fight near store

January 5, 2007 No Comments

01/5/2007, San Diego Union Tribune: Joe Hughes PACIFIC BEACH – Two men were stabbed in a fight outside an AM-PM on Grand Avenue early yesterday, police said. One man was stabbed in the head and neck and the other was stabbed in the buttocks about 2 a.m., Sgt. Richard Nemetz said. Several people were involved […]


First arrests made as holiday sobriety sweeps begin

December 17, 2006 No Comments

12-17-06, San Diego Union Tribune: Joe Hughes San Diego police set the trap in Pacific Beach, and it didn’t take long to find their prey. A drunken driver was behind the wheel of the first car pulled over Friday night in the initial hours of a major holiday law enforcement sweep that will continue through […]

Assault, Holidays

Man Stabbed In Leg, Suspects Fled On Foot

November 12, 2006 No Comments

11/12/06, SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old man was stabbed in the leg Sunday during a fight with two male suspects, who then fled the Pacific Beach neighborhood on foot, 10News reported. The victim was transported to an area hospital for small lacerations, said Sgt. Rich Nemetz, of the San Diego Police Department. Officers were […]


Drunken Driver Sentenced For Fatally Striking Student

November 6, 2006 No Comments

11/6/06, SAN DIEGO — A 18-year-old driver whose blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal driving limit when he ran over and killed a University of San Diego law student in Pacific Beach, then drove off was sentenced Monday to seven years in state prison. Daniel Scott Hall, now 19, pleaded guilty on […]


Man Sentenced For Killing Cabbie In Hit-And-Run

October 25, 2006 No Comments

10/25/06 Judge Sentences Former USD Football Player To More Than Nine Years SAN DIEGO — A mortgage broker who was on probation for drunken driving when he drove through a stop sign in Pacific Beach after an evening of partying, killing a cabbie, was sentenced today to more than nine years in state prison. […]

Assault, Drunk Drivers
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.

Latino Men Beaten In Apparent Hate Crime

June 21, 2006 No Comments

6/21/06 SAN DIEGO — A tire iron was used to nearly beat two men to death in what police believe may be a hate crime. The incident took place Tuesday night in Pacific Beach. The victims were sitting under a bridge in the 2700 block of Garnet Avenue along Rose Creek. The two Latino […]

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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: Source: 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