Weekly Buzz (May 16-20)
Sanders and Clinton scheduled to return to San Diego
The two Democratic presidential candidates will be stopping through San Diego on Saturday, May 21. Sanders will be visiting Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista, in addition to a rally taking place at Kimball Park in National City at 7:30 p.m. Bill Clinton will be in Chula Vista campaigning for Hilary Clinton before heading up to the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe at 1:30 p.m. Stay tuned for time updates for both rallies at sandiegouniontribune.com.
Bike to Work Day is today
People all over San Diego County hopped on their trusty two-wheeled ride for Bike to Work Day, which included stops at various local restaurants and fuel-stations to support the car-free commuters. How did San Diego cities compare to other cities across San Diego? Click here to find out.
The Cure play Sleep Train Amphitheater tonight
The Cure is here for their San Diego show at Sleep Train Amphitheater. This tour marks 37-years since the band has embarked on a major tour across the states. Their cult-like following is sure to bring all closet Cure fans and those who proudly display their adoration of “Love Song” out to the show. Robert Smith in San Diego? Sounds just like heaven.
City Council bans Gaslamp curbside parking on weekends
Weekends in the Gaslamp are a-changin’ with new parking regulations going into effect within the coming weeks. There will be no curbside parking allowed on Fifth Ave. between Broadway St. and Harbor Drive between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Expect your car to get towed if you don’t follow the signs, which will soon be posted. Beyond this restriction, there will also be no parking of oversized vehicles along San Diego streets. The efforts are meant to improve traffic and provide a safer environment for pedestrians, taxis, police cars, emergency vehicles and bikers. The measure will be effective immediately for two years once the street signs have been posted.
But seriously, this weekend may be the busiest weekend in San Diego
Prepare yourself for a packed weekend here in America’s Finest City, friends. Between the OMNIA San Diego one-year anniversary, The Encinitas Foodie Fest and the SDCCU Festival of Arts to list just a few, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. We dare to call it the busiest weekend in San Diego ever, or at least the busiest of 2016. Click here for a full list of all the events you should be at this weekend.