Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach (also known as O.B.), a beachfront community that is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego, California, is comprised of an eclectic mix of surfers, punks, bikers, granolas, buskers, intellectuals, families, and professionals. Approximately a 7-mile drive from San Diego, OB is south of Mission Bay and Mission Beach and west of downtown on the Pacific Ocean. It includes three residential sub-areas, namely North Ocean Beach (north of the mid-block between Santa Monica and Saratoga avenues), South Ocean Beach (south of Niagara Avenue), and The Hill (east of Sunset Cliffs). Earlier names for Ocean Beach include Mussel Beach, Mussel Beds, Medanos (Spanish for ‘dunes’), Palmer’s Place/Ranch, and Palmiro’s. Local events include the Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cookoff in late June, a jazz festival at the foot of Newport in late September, the Ocean Beach Christmas Parade in early December, and the Ocean Beach Kite Festival on the first Saturday of March. Also, two blocks of Newport Avenue are open to only foot traffic and bicycles for a farmer’s market each Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
The Ocean Beach Municipal Pier, built in 1966, is the second-longest pier on the West Coast, measuring 1,971 feet. The pier, which includes a restaurant and bait shop, is located at the south end of the beach and is available to the public for walking and fishing. A concrete walkway spans most of the length of the one-mile beach.
The northern end of Ocean Beach was once dominated in the early 20th century by the Wonderland Amusement Park, which opened on July 4, 1913 and was constructed on the sand at Voltaire and Abbott streets. It boasted a large roller coaster, dance pavilion, large menagerie, roller skating rink, merry-go-round, children’s playground and 22,000 lights outlining the buildings. Wonderland was a popular attraction until 1916, when most of it was washed away by high tides. Some of the bungalows built as tourist accommodations atop the cliffs on either side of Niagara Avenue are still in use as businesses and homes.
There is no industrial development in Ocean Beach. According to the city’s planning department, the Ocean Beach Precise Plan, adopted in 1975, is currently the oldest community planning document for the City of San Diego and has remained unchanged for over a quarter of a century.

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