Daily Dose: Friendly Grounds Coffeehouse to Close

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Neighborhood Hub to Close

About ten months after new operators took over, the Coffeehouse is on Nov. 19.

Reverend Barry Sappington, of the Crosspointe Life Church of La Mesa, , but the church's board of directors recently decided they could no longer afford to lose money on the outreach project.

The closing comes almost three years after the coffee shop, a hub of local entertainment and activity in , was originally opened by Pat and Gary Craft.

Events like the acclaimed ", , and religious activities will be losing a comfortable space with affordable food and drink.

There is no indication of what may fill that storefront, but during the last transition there was talk that coffee and small food sales couldn't keep up with the rent costs of such a large shop.

Cowles Rescue

A woman hiker with a broken ankle was hoisted from Cowles Mountain Wednesday night, a San Diego Fire Department dispatcher said.   

Firefighters were sent to the location at 8:37 p.m., the dispatcher said. It was decided to use a helicopter to bring her out.

-City News Service


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