April 8, 2020
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The Pacific Beach Woman’s Club made lemons into lemonade during its 125th anniversary celebration Sunday, March 15, when both rain and coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns kept some would-be attendees at bay.
Update on scheduled Pacific Beach events • Town Council General Meeting (March 18) — CANCELED • Discover PB Casino Night & Awards Dinner (March 19) — POSTPONED • Exotics Expo at Turquoise Animal Hospital (March 21) — POSTPONED • Dine Out @ Lanna Thai Cuisine (March 31) — CANCELED • MBHS Mambo Orchestra Fundraiser (April 16) — POSTPONED • Bikes, Boards & Brews Festival (April 18) — TBD • Taste of North PB (April 21) —TBD • Creek to Bay Cleanup at Rose Creek (April 25) — TBD • Annual Graffiti Clean Up Day (May 9) — POSTPONED Discover PB is tracking viable eatery options Discover PB is tracking changes to Pacific Beach businesses’ hours and operations.
For the past 28 years, the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVP) has shown up for both the community and the San Diego Police Department, providing extra eyes and ears to deter crime, check in on the elderly and serve as overall “ambassadors of goodwill,” while on patrol in specially marked cars cruising through Pacific Beach neighborhoods.
La Jolla resident Scott Flavell was grappling with his own coronavirus-caused problem: laying off workers in his Kearny Mesa factory. It manufactured postural correction products for the chiropractic industry — not exactly an essential business. As Flavell left a local market and seeing grocery employees working closely with others, a simultaneous solution to both problems suddenly dawned on him. His factory would switch to manufacturing face masks and donate them to grocery stores. He shifted production and made 10,000 masks at an initial cost of $3,000, but offering them for free.
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