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.
Hoover High School took a trip into the past by opening a time capsule from 1978. The capsule was dug up in a construction project several years before it was meant to be unearthed.
On Friday, President Trump mistakenly mentioned the mayor of San Diego when talking about immigrants being tipped off about immigration raids.
A judge denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Rancho Bernardo man accused of drinking himself to sleep and passing out with a lit cigarette, causing a fire in his condominium that killed his two children.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris Friday toured the Otay Mesa Immigration and Detention Facility, where she visited migrant mothers who were separated from their children in what the California Democrat called "a crime against humanity being committed by the U.S. government."
On the first day of summer, the San Diego County Water Authority unveiled a new outreach program that highlights the value of safe and reliable water supplies for the region.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
As the weather heats up, County Animal Services says you may see more rattlesnakes out and about. The department received more than 600 rattlesnake calls in 2017.
A man who beat, raped and strangled a female friend after watching her have sex with another man in his downtown San Diego apartment, then stuffed her body in a suitcase and put it out with the trash,was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Author Dan Shuck speaks about the inspiration behind his book and how we can all benefit from a little child-like introspection.