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.
A local war hero is about to be laid to rest. Retired Navy Captain James "Duffy" Hutton spent years of his service as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before he settled down here in San Diego.
Sunday marked day two of the government shutdown - and with the work week beginning Monday - thousands of employees may not go back to work.
Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, but will remain cooler than normal.
A motorcyclist was suspected of drunken driving after causing a late-night car crash in Pacific Beach, police said Sunday, and hours later, a second crash occurred in the intersection while police were still investigating.
The San Diego County Planning Commission voted 6-1 last week to recommend that the County’s Board of Supervisors approve the County’s revised Climate Action Plan, with some modifications.
John Coleman, a long-serving San Diego weatherman and founder of The Weather Channel, has died at the age of 83.
Several dogs were taken into the custody of San Diego County and put down, after a Lomita woman reported that her six dogs were attacked and some killed by a group of pit bulls.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College. The two marches were held in conjunction with other marches across the country.
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, which prompted the closure of many federal operations, such as national parks and monuments and that included the shutdown of Cabrillo National Monument.