Archive for The Problems

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 […]

Thumbs Up for California Kebab!

August 7, 2011 No Comments

Here’s a letter I sent to the San Diego Police Vice Department, the ABC as well as a number of community groups and committees (PB Town Council, Hospitality Task Force, Discover PB): As an individual community activist and blogger, communicating with a subscriber base of approximately 250 interested folks, I am writing this letter in […]

Bars and Restaurants, Commentary

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

DUI checkpoint moved (with direction from City Hall) from Pacific Beach

August 1, 2011 No Comments

Police say checkpoint moved to downtown to ‘spread enforcement wealth’ PACIFIC BEACH — A DUI checkpoint planned for the Fourth of July weekend in Pacific Beach, where police frequently net a large number of intoxicated drivers, was called off by department brass, a traffic officer reported to the community’s planning group. Officer Mark McCullough, who […]

Checkpoints, Drunk Drivers, Other Communities
‘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 […]

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
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 […]

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
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 […]

Home in PB and the living’s easy

May 11, 2011 No Comments

Perhaps every San Diego State student debates moving to Pacific Beach. The rumors are alluring, but the mystery of the place is overwhelming enough for the devils-advocate within to pooh-pooh the idea out of reality. Oftentimes, students forfeit the beach lifestyle to the intimidation of change or fear of the unknown. The leap just seems […]

Commentary, Life in PB
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, […]

PB DUI Checkpoint yields 25 Arrests – Again…

April 16, 2011 No Comments

… At the Pacific Beach checkpoint, on Grand Avenue near Culver Street, San Diego police officers screened 725 vehicles, and arrested 25 drivers for driving under the influence. One driver was arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance, and another was arrested for being drunk in public. A total of 29 vehicles were impounded. […]

Checkpoints, Drunk Drivers, PB in SD Media

Drunk Man Crossing Street In PB Hit By Car

April 6, 2011 No Comments

A 23-year-old man is recuperating Wednesday after he was struck by a car while attempting to cross a Pacific Beach street while drunk, police said. The man was attempting to cross the 2700 block of Garnet Avenue about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday when he was struck by an Infinity sedan, according to San Diego police Officer […]

Drunk in Public, PB in SD Media

US senators urge end to drunk driver ‘apps’

March 22, 2011 No Comments

US senators on Tuesday pressed Google, Apple, and Blackberry maker Research in Motion to pull the plug on applications that can help drunk drivers use smart phones to elude police checkpoints. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and fellow Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer, Frank Lautenberg and Tom Udall urged the hi-tech giants to stop selling the […]

Checkpoints, Drunk Drivers
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 […]

Telling SDSU study on overserving from local bars

Telling SDSU study on overserving from local bars

February 13, 2011 No Comments

A telling survey which you can see in it’s entirety here was done by San Diego State University (SDSU) revealed many telling facts about actual alcohol establishment behaviors insofar as it relates to over-pouring and over-serving. Here’s some examples: Over 33% of bartenders over-poured drinks Over 90% of servers over-served significantly by selling drinks containing […]

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 […]

Designated driver sign

February 2, 2011 No Comments

Designated driver sign Originally uploaded by pbSpirits Bar encouraging people to use designated driver progeam. Do these designated driver programs really work? Or, is this just a weak effort to promote a program from a PR perspective?

Commentary
Parked Hare Krishna van struck

Parked Hare Krishna van struck

February 2, 2011 1 Comment

Parked Hare Krishna van struck Originally uploaded by pbSpirits Looks like the Hare Krishna van got rear ended on the morning of January 16th. They were parked just East of Cass St. On Grand Ave. Wonder if it was a hit and run?

Dueling Ideologies In Pacific Beach

January 29, 2011 No Comments

It is just before noon on a Saturday morning and many of the collegic inhabitants of Pacific Beach are just now wiping the sleep from their eyes, emitting tequila-scented yawns, and regretting that last shot at Dirty Birds at 2AM. More than a handful will roll over in bed and attempt to induce the concentration […]

Alcohol Culture in PB, Commentary
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 […]

Assault
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 […]

Two drivers suspected of drinking collide in Pacific Beach

November 16, 2010 No Comments

Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a Tuesday night collision in Pacific Beach which left them and two passengers injured. A 25-year-old woman was driving south on Pendleton Street about 11:15 p.m. in a Volkswagen Jetta when she came to the intersection of Garnet Avenue, where she was going to make […]

Drunk Drivers

Drunk Driving Crash in Pacific Beach

October 27, 2010 No Comments

PACIFIC BEACH – A suspected drunk driver left a portion of Pacific Beach without electricity and contributed to congestion with the morning commute Wednesday. It happened at about 1:30 a.m. at Balboa Avenue and Garnet Avenue when the driver lost control of her car and slammed into an electrical box. The damage knocked out power […]

Drunk Drivers
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 […]

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

San Diego Leads Nation In Drunken Driving Violations

September 27, 2010 No Comments

Read the complete story from insurance.com According to Insurance.com, San Diego Has The Most Alcohol-Related Driving Violations Among 20 Largest Cities San Diego has the highest percentage of drivers with alcohol-related driving violations among the nation’s 20 largest cities, according to a study released Monday. The study by the insurance information website Insurance.com was based […]

Drunk Drivers, PB in National Media
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 […]

Arizonans ignore boycott, flock to beach

Arizonans ignore boycott, flock to beach

August 20, 2010 No Comments

Immigration boycotts and counter boycotts didn’t seem to keep beachgoers from Arizona away from the San Diego shore over the Memorial Day weekend. Pacific Beach was packed on Monday, despite an organized campaign on the website azfightsback(dot)com to get Arizona residents to stay out of San Diego. “Whoever wants to go San Diego or go […]

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 […]

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 […]

Assault

Compromise in works for park booze ban

August 18, 2010 No Comments

PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. -The battle over the Kate Sessions Park booze ban in Pacific Beach continued with a report filed Monday detailing the recommendations for the ban. The report was filed by Clay Bingham, deputy director of Community Parks Division, and aims to provide a compromise. Input was received from people on both sides of […]

Drunk in Public, Kate Sessions Park

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
Alleged drunk driver crashes into La Jolla restaurant

Alleged drunk driver crashes into La Jolla restaurant

August 16, 2010 No Comments

SAN DIEGO – A suspected drunk driver barreled over a sidewalk and straight into a La Jolla restaurant Sunday evening sending three teens and a man to local hospitals, according to officials. Three teenagers were seriously injured and a man suffered minor injures when a 67-year-old man drove his Chrysler off the road and crashed […]

Crash victim details scene at Bird Rock cafe

August 16, 2010 No Comments

 Bird Rock resident Sherry Macelli described the scene at Cass Street Cafe when a suspected drunk driver’s car barreled through the front of the restaurant as she and her husband sat down to eat. They were seated near the window fronting the parking lot, she said, when “we heard a girl’s scream outside.” The […]

Drunk Drivers, La Jolla
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DUI Driver Strikes Police Car – Officer Rushed to Hospital

News reel courtesy Fox5 News A San Diego police officer was taken to the hospital by ambulance at approximately...

Man stabbed in back while walking with girlfriend

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in the back Thursday while walking with his girlfriend in Pacific Beach, police said....

Pacific Beach 2000 vs. 2010 Census News

Here is a report of the new 2010 US Census compared to 2000 numbers in various categories. My goal...

Man sought in Pacific Beach hit-and-run

Update: See ‘Driver Ordered to Pay Friend’s Medical Costs‘ – the final sentence for this DUI driver. SAN DIEGO...

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

This is yet another confirmation that there is a significant DUI problem in Pacific Beach. See this link for...

A Few August Nights in Pacific Beach

These videos include various incidents witnessed by this author during the month of August 2011. Learn more about potential...

PB Planning Group Approves Submitting Report to City (again)

The Pacific Beach Planning Group approved by a vote of 11-5 with one abstention, to submit a report their...

Thumbs Up for California Kebab!

Here’s a letter I sent to the San Diego Police Vice Department, the ABC as well as a number...

Video Gallery

Last Night in Pacific Beach Eight Days of Pacific Beach Nightlife Video prompts Proposed Permit for PB Bars and...

DUI checkpoint moved (with direction from City Hall) from Pacific Beach

Police say checkpoint moved to downtown to ‘spread enforcement wealth’ PACIFIC BEACH — A DUI checkpoint planned for the...

‘Statue’ stolen from Pacific Beach restaurant

An advertising agency is offering a reward for information leading to the return of a $10,000 life-size statue that...

Letter from a reader…

From a reader: Not surprising you didn’t post this article to your web site. It doesn’t help your cause....

A Few Nights in July 2011

Here’s a video of a few nights in July 2011. This past Saturday morning, when a DUI driver could’ve...

Group pushes for crackdown on PB bars

A group of Pacific Beach residents has not given up trying to convince City Hall to impose added regulations...

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

Nearly 60 people cleaned up the shoreline, streets and sidewalks in Pacific Beach Tuesday to erase tickets for minor...

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

Program Participants Pay $40 Fee, Complete Five Hours Of Community Service A new community service program launched on Tuesday...

Armed man stabbed at Pacific Beach party

An armed man who showed up at a neighbor’s house in Pacific Beach early Saturday to complain about a...

PB, Alcohol and You Creating Forward Movement

Focus on alcohol-related and other safety issues in Pacific Beach, California What’s going on? There are many residents, businesses...

More PB Fights reported by YouTube users

Here’s a couple more fights in Pacific Beach in the last few weeks – brought to you by YouTube’rs...

DUI Driver Flips Car on Ingraham

A woman came to the PB Town Council meeting this summer to express her grave concerns about the number...

Open Letter to the PB Shore Club

Dear Shore Club, You’re spamming our community with your posters promoting Shore Club’s 2nd annual Oyster Event being held...

Surf’s Up: PB Sign Surfs Grand Ave.

At approximately 7am this morning a driver leveled a city sign, tree and plowed through the Pacific Beach wave...

Last Night in Pacific Beach

This video is of a variety of things seen yesterday, Saturday evening in Pacific Beach… All after 12:30 am...

Many Other NFL Players Getting DUIs since 2010

After making a post about the Charger’s Applewhite getting a DUI and researching the history of our players and...

Home in PB and the living’s easy

Perhaps every San Diego State student debates moving to Pacific Beach. The rumors are alluring, but the mystery of...

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

Pacific Beach seems to draw the worst out of our NFL Chargers players. What are the odds that such...

Yelp.com Reviewers Describe Pacific Beach

Hat’s off to the problem PB bars and restaurants who are doing such a great job ruining our community’s...

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

A Pacific Beach alcohol licensee was approved to continue operations in PB and also recently applied to sell full-spirits...

PB DUI Checkpoint yields 25 Arrests – Again…

… At the Pacific Beach checkpoint, on Grand Avenue near Culver Street, San Diego police officers screened 725 vehicles,...

Drunk Man Crossing Street In PB Hit By Car

A 23-year-old man is recuperating Wednesday after he was struck by a car while attempting to cross a Pacific...

US senators urge end to drunk driver ‘apps’

US senators on Tuesday pressed Google, Apple, and Blackberry maker Research in Motion to pull the plug on applications...

Just 8 Days of Pacific Beach’s Nightlife

Recently, Channel 10 News featured a story where a small portion of video I shot over 6 months in...

St. Patrick’s Day in PB 2011

Check out what PB looked like last night on St. Patrick’s Day. We appreciate the police presence in PB...

Telling SDSU study on overserving from local bars

A telling survey which you can see in it’s entirety here was done by San Diego State University (SDSU)...

Video Prompts Proposed Permit For PB Bars, Restaurants

Check out the story at Channel 10 News featuring a film shot in PB over about a 6 month...

Designated driver sign

Designated driver sign Originally uploaded by pbSpirits Bar encouraging people to use designated driver progeam. Do these designated driver...

Parked Hare Krishna van struck

Parked Hare Krishna van struck Originally uploaded by pbSpirits Looks like the Hare Krishna van got rear ended on...

Dueling Ideologies In Pacific Beach

It is just before noon on a Saturday morning and many of the collegic inhabitants of Pacific Beach are...

Women fighting in 7-11

Two women were involved in a fight in a Pacific Beach 7-11. Other’s started fighting as well while many...

Police Say Chargers’ Naanee Not Involved In PB Fight

Amir Khan Severely Injured In Incident At Bar West POSTED: 10:57 am PST December 14, 2010 SAN DIEGO —...

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

A man in his 20s was hospitalized following a fist fight in a Pacific Beach parking lot early Monday...

Thankful in Pacific Beach this Thanksgiving morning

Early this Thanksgiving morning police were chasing a car who’s driver wouldn’t stop, turning off their headlights at times...

Two drivers suspected of drinking collide in Pacific Beach

Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a Tuesday night collision in Pacific Beach which left...

Drunk Driving Crash in Pacific Beach

PACIFIC BEACH – A suspected drunk driver left a portion of Pacific Beach without electricity and contributed to congestion...

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

In Frommer’s San Diego 2010 a review on Tower 23 includes: “…the PB party atmosphere still pervades. Don’t be...

4th annual Pacific Beach “Scavenger Hunt” pub crawl

Here’s a video posted by a group that had it’s 4th annual scavenger hunt in Pacific Beach with as...

BeachFest Drunk Visits BeachFest

Here’s a video of a visitor to the Pacific Beach BeachFest held this past weekend. I’m wondering how many...

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

Couple’s RENTED luxury car ends up in the Pacific after beach joyride What’s worse than accidentally driving your own...

Summary of Union Tribune beach-alcohol articles 1990-2007

To help put beach alcohol-issues today in perspective of our recent history here’s a summary of events from 1990-2007...

San Diego Leads Nation In Drunken Driving Violations

Read the complete story from insurance.com According to Insurance.com, San Diego Has The Most Alcohol-Related Driving Violations Among 20...