The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce will be holding the first annual Halloween Monster Bash on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. to midnight. This will be an open venue at Salt Drifte Pointe at Bikeway Village, 536 13th Street, Suite 1, with spectacular views over the estuary. There will be a…

Calvary Imperial Beach is hosting its ninth annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 9 p.m. Come out and enjoy a safe family environment filled with tons of candy, carnival games, live performances, bounce houses, a giant slice, popcorn, cakewalks, free food and much more!

“On Friday night, Oct. 1, the Kiwanis Club of Imperial Beach South Bay honored Tim Linsdau as their Kiwanian of the Year. Tim has been an active member of the club since 2015. His contributions to the club, as well as 50 years of service to the Boy Scouts of America, have created opportuniti…

The inaugural San Diego bodyboarding event began with stage one in Santa Cruz, Oct. 2. The next stage will take place in Imperial Beach on Saturday, Oct. 23. The last stage will be in Ocean Beach, Nov. 13-14.

The Navy SEAL Foundation will be hosting a fundraising event, the San Diego Teamwork Fitness Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The event will support the Navy SEAL Foundation.

The Silver Strand Chapter, Military Officers of America Association (MOAA) and the Coronado Navy League will hold their October dinner meeting on Tuesday Oct. 19, at 5:45 p.m., at the Coronado Yacht Club, 1631 Strand Way. The guest speaker for the meeting will be LtCol Len Howard USMC (Ret) …

The American Flag that was on top of the lifeguard station has been gone for a few months and it has been missed. Imperial Beach City Manager Andy Hall commented on the situation. “The flag pole at the Dempsey Safety Center is broken and replacement parts have been ordered and fixing the pol…

Aside from the regular vaccines we received as kids and then as older adults, like the shingle shot at 50 years old, we have not had to worry about getting the jab. With COVID-19 that has all changed. Now a year and half after the beginning of the pandemic we have had to decide which vaccine…

One Imperial Beach family was the recipient of a Tunnel to Towers Foundation gift. Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Christopher Finan’s widow Chariss and their 12-year-old son Christopher, had their mortgage paid off as a thank you for his sacrifice.

On Oct. 14, 2021, Wildcoast will kick off its second annual Keep It Wild Virtual Auction with ocean-inspired artwork from an international team of artists. All proceeds will support the nonprofit’s efforts to protect our coast and ocean and address climate change through natural solutions.

The Kiwanis Kids Ocean Discovery Day was held at the Tin Fish Restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 2, providing a great experience for kids and adults. This event is unique because it provides the opportunity for direct contact with creatures of the sea and with the catch of the day caught by local …

Sharp Coronado Hospital will hold free flu shot clinics on Monday, Oct. 11 from noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12 from noon to 4 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon.

On Oct. 9, at 8 a.m., the Kiwanis Club of Imperial Beach South Bay will be hosting their annual Fishing derby. This program is a great learning event for everyone. With the help of Kiwanis volunteers, the children are taught the art of fishing off the Imperial Beach Pier.

The Symphony by the Sea returned to Imperial Beach Pier Plaza this past Saturday, Oct. 2. The San Diego State University Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra played to a large crowd.

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The end of the eviction moratorium on Sept. 30 means that an estimated 11 million households could be impacted. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the latest moratorium request from the Biden administration, and across the country many now face homelessness. Families who live in rental homes in…

Fun was had by all who attended the Hispanic Heritage Month Fundraiser at St. James Preschool Sunday, Sept 26. The staff of St. James, pictured, thanks everyone who came to support the children and the school. For more information on St. James Lutheran Church and Preschool, call 619-424-6166…

On Sunday, Oct. 3, a Beach Labyrinth Walk will be held on the beach in front of the Hotel Del Coronado. This fundraising event is sponsored by Cynthia Mendolia, a Sharp Coronado Hospital exercise specialist, Mayo Clinic certified wellness coach, and Veritas certified labyrinth facilitator. S…

On Sept. 16, 2021 Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 9 (SB 9), which was sponsored by State Senate Pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego). The law supersedes local jurisdiction and allows homeowners to split their lots and build duplexes on lots currently zoned for single-famil…

The Port of San Diego and City of Imperial Beach reopened the Imperial Beach Pier at 7 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 18. An inspection and analysis of the pier, after the loss of a broken piling, shows the structural integrity of the pier has not diminished and is therefore safe for the public to use.

The Imperial Beach Athletic Club’s (IBAC) Third Annual Horseshoe Tournament was held last Saturday, Sept. 18. The 44 players, 22 teams, raised $1,500. IBAC uses the money raised to support the kids in the community. The next event for IBAC is on Saturday, Oct. 2, with an Over The Line Tourna…

The local Imperial Beach VFW Post 5477 is participating in two scholarship opportunities for high school (Voice of Democracy) and middle school (Patriot’s Pen) students.

Last Saturday, Sept. 11, the 10th Annual URT WOMP Bodysurfing competition started with a moment of silence in memory of the tragic events of 9/11. The proceeds from the URT WOMP went directly to the non profit, One More Wave, which provides wounded and disabled veterans with customized surfi…

Hampton Inn General Manager Robert Blatt handed the hotel’s retired American flag to first grader and Tiger Cub Scout Ryder Case last Sept. 8 during a special ceremony. This important handing over of the flag to the Cub Scouts means the flag will be disposed of properly.

Imperial Beach Fire Chief John French led a 9/11 ceremony in front of Imperial Beach City Hall on Saturday, Sept. 11. Retired educator Josie Hamada, right, donated a figurine celebrating first responders on 9/11.

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The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce will have Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina as their guest speaker for their September meeting. It will be an informative talk about what the city is doing to help businesses and the community right now. He will also touch on the sewage problem, the cur…

Both inside and outside ‘the church, people are prone to understand (and misunderstand) the Bible in a variety of ways. Because the Bible is such a central text in history and across many cultures, people who identify with any faith tradition, or none, can benefit from deepening their knowle…

St. James Lutheran School invites you to celebrate their Hispanic Heritage Month fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 866 Imperial Beach Boulevard.

The pier was closed to the surprise of many residents on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Orange cones marked the entrance to the pier and the gate blocked anyone from entering. Many ventured to the gate to see what was happening and asked each other if they had any information.

As things are thankfully, slowly getting back to normal Hayley Beard and her team at Edward Jones are sponsors of the annual Alzheimer’s Walk again this year. The 2021 event will be virtual and in-person.

A crew of firefighters from the Imperial beach Fire Department have been battling the Caldor Fire. The crew left Saturday Aug. 28 at 1:30 p.m. and arrived 12 hours later and have been working 24 hour shifts. The Caldor Fire, which has been active for 23 days and has burned about 216,358 acre…

Where were you on that day 20 years ago—11 September 2001? Like asking older generations, “Where were you the day the space shuttle exploded?” or “What were you doing when you learned President Kennedy had been assassinated?” most everyone has a vivid recollection. Catastrophic events such a…

Elizabeth Wood Cuen, who was known as “Betty” to family and friends, was a true pioneer of the Tijuana River Valley. Her efforts were highlighted on Sept. 7 at the corner of Monument Road and Hollister Street with a honorary street renaming ceremony. Many attended the ceremony including Supe…

IBactive Scavenger Hunt is back this year and it begins Aug. 22 and goes through Sept. 19. This is a fun, family-friendly event for the whole community. This is a two part event. It starts with a scavenger hunt and concludes on Sept. 19 with a community ride.

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The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce will have Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina as their guest speaker for their September meeting. It will be an informative talk about what the city is doing to help businesses and the community right now. He will also touch on the sewage problem, the cur…

It may have been 20 years but the memories of that fateful day are still with everyone that watched the terrorist attack live on their Tv screens with two commercial airliners crashing at the World Trade Center, followed by another on a field in Pennsylvania and yet another at the Pentagon.