Point Loma, San Diego

What is Point Loma, San Diego known for?


school movies

. The library holds scheduled events such as story time for children, Thursday after school movies, and arts and crafts demonstrations. Library website Government The Point Loma community is part of the city of San Diego. On the San Diego City Council it is part of District 2, currently represented by Lorie Zapf.


religious school

Unified School District There is also a public charter school campus in the Liberty Station area which encompasses three high schools, two middle schools, and one elementary school, collectively known as High Tech High (Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs High Tech High Charter School). Point Loma educational facilities also include a K-12 religious school


school high

Unified School District There is also a public charter school campus in the Liberty Station area which encompasses three high schools, two middle schools, and one elementary school, collectively known as High Tech High (Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs High Tech High Charter School). Point Loma educational facilities also include a K-12 religious school


zip code'

timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 32 latm 40 lats 12 latNS N longd 117 longm 14 longs 31 longEW W postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code 92106 and 92107 area_code website footnotes right thumb Old Point Loma Lighthouse (Image:Pointloma2.jpg) thumb right A 1960s era postcard showing the view from Point Loma looking out over San Diego Bay (File:Shelter Island & San Diego Bay postcard (1960s-70s).JPG) '''Point Loma

;Point Loma" is used to describe both the neighborhood and the peninsula. Point Loma has an estimated population of 47,981 (including Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Diego)), according to the 2010 Census.

-census.asp title 2010 Census Population for ZIP Code 92106 work Zip-codes.com accessdate 5 January 2013 The Peninsula Planning Area, which includes most of Point Loma, comprises approximately Point Loma is historically important


zip code

timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 32 latm 40 lats 12 latNS N longd 117 longm 14 longs 31 longEW W postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code 92106 and 92107 area_code website footnotes right thumb Old Point Loma Lighthouse (Image:Pointloma2.jpg) thumb right A 1960s era postcard showing the view from Point Loma looking out over San Diego Bay (File:Shelter Island & San Diego Bay postcard (1960s-70s).JPG) '''Point Loma

;Point Loma" is used to describe both the neighborhood and the peninsula. Point Loma has an estimated population of 47,981 (including Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Diego)), according to the 2010 Census.

-census.asp title 2010 Census Population for ZIP Code 92106 work Zip-codes.com accessdate 5 January 2013 The Peninsula Planning Area, which includes most of Point Loma, comprises approximately Point Loma is historically important


unusual architecture

Theosophical Society to "Lomaland", a hilltop campus in Point Loma overlooking the ocean. The facility with its unusual architecture and even more unusual lifestyles became an important source of music and culture for residents of San Diego between 1900 and 1920. Producing most of its own food,


founder

journal last Ruhlen first George date October 1959 title Fort Rosecrans, California journal The Journal of San Diego History volume 5 issue 4 url http: www.sandiegohistory.org journal 59october fortrosecrans.htm thumb right The Greek theatre the Theosophical Society Theosophists (File:PL-amphitheater.jpg) built in 1901. Following the death in 1891 of Helena Blavatsky its founder, Katherine Tingley moved the headquarters of the Theosophical Society Pasadena

racer * Richard Henry Dana, Jr., 1815–1882, author who wrote about early 19th century San Diego * Kevin Faulconer, 1967, Mayor of San Diego * Reuben H. Fleet, 1887–1975, founder of Convair * Frankie Laine, 1913–2007, singer * Justin Halpern, 1980, author of the best selling book ''Sh*t My Dad Says (Shit My Dad Says)'' * Ed Harris (Ed Harris (politician)), 1946, member of the San Diego City Council * Maureen O'Connor (California politician) Maureen O'Connor

, 1946, first female Mayor of San Diego * Robert O. Peterson, 1916–1994, founder of Jack in the Box (Jack in the Box (restaurant)) fast food chain * Alfred D. Robinson (Alfred D. Robinson and Marion James Robinson), 1866-1942 and Marion James Robinson, 1873-1919, builders of Rosecroft (Rosecroft (San Diego)) * Louis Rose, 1807–1888, early developer, founder of Roseville (Roseville-Fleetridge, San Diego) * T. Claude Ryan, 1898–1982, aviation pioneer, founder of Ryan


multiple species

of the Point Loma Peninsula is entirely federal (Federal government of the United States) land, including Naval Base Point Loma, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, and Cabrillo National Monument. Fauna The area contains multiple species of wildlife, both in the federal lands at the southern end of the peninsula (managed in part as an ecological reserve) and in the developed suburban areas.


title historic'

Diego downtown ) in the 1870s. Ballast Point got its name from the practice of ships discarding their ballast (sailing ballast) there on arriving in San Diego Bay and taking on ballast as they left for the open ocean. Fort Guijarros was constructed at Ballast Point in 1797.

batteries and named the area Fort Rosecrans (Naval Base Point Loma#History). Significant U.S. Navy presence in San Diego began in 1901 with the establishment of the Navy Coaling Station in Point Loma. University of San Diego


record called

, ''The Geology and Tectonic Setting of San Diego Bay'', San Diego State University The gap in the sedimentary record, called an Angular unconformity, represents about 70 million years of non-deposition and or erosion. The cliffs on the ocean side of the peninsula are sheer and are undergoing constant erosion due to wave action. On the east side the land slopes into San Diego Bay more gradually, so that homes

Point Loma, San Diego

right thumb Old Point Loma Lighthouse (Image:Pointloma2.jpg) thumb right A 1960s era postcard showing the view from Point Loma looking out over San Diego Bay (File:Shelter Island & San Diego Bay postcard (1960s-70s).JPG) '''Point Loma''' is a seaside community within the city of San Diego, California. Geographically it is a hilly peninsula that is bordered on the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, the east by the San Diego Bay and Old Town (Old Town, San Diego), and the north by the San Diego River. Together with the Silver Strand (Silver Strand (San Diego)) Coronado (Coronado, California) peninsula, the Point Loma peninsula defines San Diego Bay and separates it from the Pacific Ocean. The term "Point Loma" is used to describe both the neighborhood and the peninsula.

Point Loma has an estimated population of 47,981 (including Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Diego)), according to the 2010 Census.

Point Loma is historically important as the landing place of the first European expedition to come ashore in present-day California. The peninsula has been described as "where California began". Today, Point Loma houses two major military bases, a national cemetery, a national monument, and a university, in addition to residential and commercial areas.

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