Cover Stories

The cult of the pit

You love me now, but will you when I’m four?

I have a dog in this fight. Or, rather, I had a cat. Mr. Whiskers was my buddy for 12 years. He sat by my computer while I worked, came with me on walks under ...

99% of what we catch we throw back

Accept the craziness of the lobster fisherman

Never name your boat after your wife.

San Diego for sale

Ocular onslaught

Dr. Ken Anderson, the affable owner of Pacific Beach’s Anderson Medical Clinic, has his hands folded, fingers interlaced, on his desk. He’s remembering the date, September 26, 2010. That day, the temperature over 100 degrees ...

The wishful world of tiny houses

Cottage industry

Tiny houses are great if you’re fresh from a divorce.

Someone’s living in a container at the cemetery

Mostly mundane, sometimes hysterical complaints on the city’s website

Yapping pooches, non-complying porches, and that fowl odor. Did your neighbor rat you out or not?

When Vietnamese people say American they always mean white

Living in the in-between

Good-bellied people with novel-like life stories.

For those about to rock

A companion for fans and bands navigating the 2015 music scene

Invigorating and exhausting, the hallmarks of a healthy music scene. We've got your backline, San Diego.

These birds do not need you

They know how to fly. They know how to hunt.

It was during one of my forays down the YouTube rabbit hole that I happened upon a “parahawking” video. In the two-minute clip, a hawk soars alongside a man as he paraglides over the oceanfront ...

Tom and Webster, his rescued pit bull

Tom Campbell talks about life with Webster, his beloved pit bull.

Rina Kelly recounts the pit bull attack

Rina Kelly talks about the pit bull attack on Sparky and her family while walking on the beach.

Lobster fisherman Shad Catarius

Shad Catarius talks about fishing for lobster off the coast of San Diego.

Tam Hoang discusses his childhood in Vietnam

Tam Hoang shares memories, good and bad, from his impoverished youth in Communist-run Vietnam.

Tam Hoang translates his father's release papers

Tam translates the documents for his father's release from a reeducation camp in Vietnam.

A peek at Sky Falconry

A peek at Sky Falconry in Alpine, featuring "hawk walking."

Parahawking

Training a Harris's Hawk to fly with a paraglider.

Olsen Perri wines and their basket press

Will Perri and Mark Olsen talk about the Italian, manual basket press they use at their urban winery in San Diego.

Tour of San Diego's Blue Door Winery

Proprietor Mark takes us on a short tour of his Blue Door Winery facility.

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