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High-Rise Disadvantage

Residents of Vantage Pointe were alerted to an emergency via the alarm system at about 6:30 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, November 4. "Attention! Attention! An emergency has been reported," blared the tinny-yet-somehow-comforting recorded ...

I'm a Hero!

When they heard the smoke detector going off in a vacant condo unit, neighbors called the fire department to the Bayside Villas in the 600 block of 13th Street on Saturday morning, November 7. Ten-year-old ...

Mud Pots of Calipatria & Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain, Niland, CA

Avoid the tourist throngs and discover two desert oddities three hours east of San Diego, in Calipatria and Niland. From a distance, the Mud Pots look like giant anthills, and the sulphur smell will knock ...

Birthplace of the Olympic Games: Olympia, Greece

As a student of ancient Greek history and mythology and a follower of the Olympics since I was a child, the site of the ancient Olympic Games has always held a fascination for me. Olympia ...

Embryonic

Embryonic, the Flaming Lips' 12th release, is a monster of an album. The Oklahoma trio channeled all the psychedelic guitars and raw sound they could into 18 tracks that sound more in tune with 1990's ...

Credit Card Reform: Priceless

On November 4, Congressman Bob Filner of the 51st District, an area covering south San Diego County, was one of 331 congressional representatives who voted in favor of the Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act. ...

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