Bird Rock

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West Bean and Bird Rock finish 2014 with some big hits.

Capping a year of tremendous growth, 2014 finished strong for purveyors of specialty coffee in San Diego. Among the best-of lists making the rounds this month is the Top 30 Coffees of 2014, compiled by ...

Third wave breaks in Bird Rock

I drink coffee every day. I probably don’t even drink water every day, or beer, or any other important beverages. But coffee gets the call, rain or shine. For a time I was content to ...

Hipsters or nerds?

Judging youthful style on grown men

My friend Natalie recently broke up with her boyfriend. In an effort to get her to move on, I attempted to set her up with a good guy friend of mine. They have a lot ...

The End of Summer

The End of Summer Fire Run arrrives

The end of summer. Is it really? Beings how I haven’t even come close to a heat stroke yet it feels as though we’ve had more of a five month spring instead of a summer. ...

Water Balloon Strikes in Bird Rock

Two individuals have reported being hit by water balloons thrown by youths from vehicles while on the 4800-5200 blocks of La Jolla Boulevard. A renter living in the 5100 block claimed to have been hit ...

Bicyclists Be Damned

On Sunday, February 28, at approximately 11:45 a.m., a bicyclist was hit by a car on La Jolla Boulevard. An ambulance arrived on the scene, followed by two police vehicles. Officers stated the incident was ...

Beauty's Benchmark

This morning I sat on a bench with my organic cup of joe, but this was no typical bench, for it looked as though it belonged in a museum rather than on the sidewalk in ...

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