Ken Leighton 12:03 p.m., Jan. 24
Not meant to compete with Trailmaster Schad’s
Since Afoot and Afield in San Diego County first appeared in 1986, Jerry Schad’s comprehensive guide to local hiking trails has been considered the definitive resource. But Schad’s death from liver cancer in 2011 sent ...
Where a guy can paint his house the color of a taco stand.
Dino the dachshund and a Chihuahua/Brittany spaniel mix named Olivia walk through Kensington on a cool, clear afternoon. Behind them ambles Peter LaMontia. The trio head for Village Vino. Every one of Kensington’s restaurants features ...
Lights. Camera. Legal action.
The Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter wants to make you feel like a star. Adhered to the wall behind the front desk is a colorful photo looking out at a raucous crowd ...
Tijuana destroys both languages.
“Tengo que ir hacer laundry, then I have to study en la biblioteca,” I’m paraphrasing what the Latina students in my college sounded like. My first real encounter with Spanglish speakers was in Minnesota. Spanglish ...
Wake-up call to the Navy’s nighttime dredging operation.
She rose from afternoon slumbers with something pinching her tail. Three feet below the surface of San Diego Bay her equine head, crowned with a five-point coronet, poked through a blanket of eel grass. Alarm ...
Crazy gangster became a soldier at 17.
Sher Mohammad Haidari heard the radio crackle with Taliban chatter as the Army platoon he was with trudged through a valley in eastern Afghanistan looking for a U.S. soldier who had abandoned his post. The ...
Waves crash behind them
For some travelers, hope is the worst drug out there.
Even if yuletide music burns your cochlea on contact ... something for you
I read somewhere that the reason you’re sad around Christmastime is because it’s a reminder of what you’ve lost since childhood: the belief that the world is a magical place that is interested in your ...
Who wants some crow?
SCENE: The Mencken dining room, Thanksgiving. In attendance are host Walter Mencken, English novelist Evelyn Waugh, writer and critic H.L. Mencken, Pogo Possum, Roman emperor Claudius, writer and humorist James Thurber, writer and agitator Hunter ...
Everything about it oozes mystery and intrigue.
Jacumba is at the epicenter of an ongoing struggle for economic revival tempered by a grassroots commitment to natural preservation.
Before turning 16, Sherry Sotelo won the right to adulthood in juvenile court.
Join two Reader special operatives as they taste their way through the Craft Cocktails 2015 special issue.
Sam shares the process of creating his Go Guitar and the story of how the guitar and business came to be.
Sam Radding talks zebrawood for his guitars.
“The Desert at Night” is the Natural History Museum’s attempt to engage Spanish and English speakers at the same time.
The Pinnacle building, under construction, rises over the sidewalk tent community in San Diego's East Village neighborhood.
Inside the storage depot in San Diego's East Village neighborhood where homeless people are able to safely store their belongings.
Joel Rocco of Undisputed gym shares his loft living space and view into the gym, and then discusses his experience of living near a large population of homeless people.