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beautifulPB Community Garden – Construction Begins Saturday, October 21, 2017


WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 8:30 AM
WHERE: St. Andrews By-the-Sea: 1050 Thomas Avenue, San Diego
WHAT: Come help us get started – Bring shovels and materials to donate!

The beautifulPB Community Garden will begin construction at St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea this month. The first work party is scheduled for 10/21/17 at 8:30 AM. Mark your calendars! Bring shovels and other tools as well as any materials you would like to donate.

Feel free to send any questions to me here:


Greta Aiken
Beautiful PB Community Garden

beautifulPB Community Garden – October Newsletter
Layout Map of proposed box locations
Blank Garden Contract to fill out if you are interested in purchasing a box and haven’t already (Microsoft Word)
Blank Garden Contract to fill out if you are interested in purchasing a box and haven’t already (PDF)

Balboa Avenue Station Specific Plan at PB Planning Group


WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6pm
WHERE: Friends of Pacific Beach Library – 4275 Cass St, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
COST: Free!
WHAT: Presentation and Community Input: Land use recommendations and design guidelines. Public realm proposed improvements. Updates to mobility recommendations. Outline of specific plan Sign-up.

Visit the website and take the survey:

PB Pathways Ride to Arts & Amps


WHEN: Saturday, August 20th, 2016, 4pm ride, 5-8pm event
WHERE: Meet at Street Mural, Diamond and Haines at 4pm or along the route. See map below
COST: Free! Also, free valet bike parking at event
WHAT: beautifulPB will be leading a free bike “train” ride to Karl Strauss’s Arts & Amps. The route covers approximately 7 miles and will be done at a leisurely pace that will take a little over 1 hour. The starting point is at the street mural on the north side of Pacific Beach Middle School (Diamond and Haines) and the route then loops through Pacific Beach on the PB Pathways before heading to Karl Strauss. You can participate by arriving at the start by 4 pm or joining along the route (Earliest estimated times are provided on the route map). Free bike valet will be provided at Karl Strauss courtesy of beautifulPB. Beach cruisers are OK. Helmet and bike lights recommended. There is no organized ride for the return trip.

More information on beautifulPB Facebook Page:


beautifulPB Sustainability Sunday Series: ReWild Mission Bay


WHEN: Sunday, August 14, 2016, 1-2pm
WHERE: Friends of Pacific Beach Library – 4275 Cass St, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
COST: Free!
WHAT: Rebecca Schwartz Lesberg, Director Of Conservation, San Diego Audubon will present ReWild Mission Bay as a project to enhance and restore up to 170 acres of wetlands in the northeast corner of Mission Bay, creating opportunity for wildlife to thrive and San Diegans to enjoy nature in their own backyard.


PB Counts 2016: Volunteers Needed


WHEN: Saturday, August 13, 2016, 3-5pm
WHERE: RSVP, then meet at Cass St. and Felspar at 2:45pm
COST: Free! Volunteers get Free beautifulPB SWAG and Mr. Frosties Bucks
WHAT: Help count the number of bicyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders, and cars that are traversing on PB Pathways



beautifulPB Sustainability Matters Series presents: Reduce Your Waste


WHEN: Sunday, April 10, 2016, 1-2pm
WHERE: Friends of Pacific Beach Library – 4275 Cass St, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
COST: Free!

The event will teach simple, practical interventions.  There will be discussions and demonstrations that individuals and businesses can implement to reduce and manage waste.  Included will be solutions related to selection of goods and services which support Zero Waste. Community members will learn about Zero Waste and efforts to reduce waste in home and businesses.
Strategies include:
Creating Green Gold – Composting, Bokashi Bucket, and Friendly Worms
Eliminating single use plastic water bottles and bags
Community recycling efforts
Electronic waste
Selecting goods and services that support zero waste
Hanging clothes in sunshine to reduce energy use