SAN DIEGO (CNS) - One of San Diego's most popular restaurants closed Monday for about six weeks of renovations, while another is shutting down following Tuesday's New Year's Eve celebration.
Phil's BBQ on Sports Arena Boulevard closed Monday and is scheduled to reopen Feb. 11, according to the restaurant's website. The remodeling work will include a new kitchen, more beer taps and water and energy efficiency improvements.
In the meantime, Phil's fans can get their fill of ribs, barbecue chicken and spicy sauce at locations in San Marcos, near West San Marcos Boulevard and state Route 78, or Santee, along Cuyamaca Street across from The Home Depot.
Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar, one of the catalysts for the development of the Gaslamp Quarter, will end a 30-year run at its Fifth Avenue location after its annual New Year's Eve celebration Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
Ingrid Croce, the establishment's owner and the widow of the singer-songwriter Jim Croce, was unable to resolve a dispute with the building's owner over noise and vibrations from a next-door nightclub.
Croce and her husband are opening a 4,000-square-foot, 200-seat location called Croce's Park West -- on Jan. 19 on Fifth Avenue in Banker's Hill.
National City police were responding to a shooting scene with "multiple victims'' Saturday morning, but it was unclear if there were any fatalities, according to officials.
Extremely hot weather in San Diego County's deserts is expected to persist Friday through early next week and temperatures in other inland areas will spike on Sunday.
A 30-year-old man who was hit by a car in San Marcos while jaywalking Saturday morning died in a hospital, according to San Diego County sheriff's officials.
A town hall meeting meant for veterans to share their experiences with civilians who haven't gone through combat is scheduled for Saturday in El Cajon.
A 12-year-old Oceanside boy who went missing from a Kaiser hospital in Irvine was found safe Saturday morning in Mission Viejo and turned over to a family member, according to Irvine police.
Two Subway sandwich shops in San Diego were robbed at gunpoint Friday, possibly by the same masked thief, authorities reported.
Home surveillance cameras captured two women stealing mail right out people’s mailboxes in a Rancho Penasquitos neighborhood this week.
Short-term lodging service Airbnb on Friday released a report about the $420 million impact it has on San Diego’s economy.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of San Diego's most treasured attractions - SeaWorld's Bayside Skyride. Since 1967, more than 20 million guests have soared above Mission Bay on its iconic gondolas.
Investigators working to identify and track down a man who fatally assaulted a well-liked transient in downtown Ocean Beach released surveillance-camera footage of the suspected killer Friday.