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Shortcuts: Take Autoport Mall Road to Avoid All the Lights

Who: Dave Svoboda Car: Honda Civic, 110,000 miles Previous cars: Two Nissan pickups and Honda Passport Where? UCSD to La Jolla Cheapest gas? Any Costco. What’s wrong with your car? Nothing…I love it! Listen to ...

Escondido Council Considers Deep Cuts

"The library budget has been cut significantly. We've lost a lot of staff, and [the department] has taken an unfair portion of the cuts," said Gary Knight, president of Escondido's library board of trustees during ...

Powder Times in Vail, Colorado

“Come out here. I can hook you up with a free massage, a place to stay, a snowboard and discounted lift tickets.” My sister then told me of her masseuse position in the luxurious RockResort ...

San Diego Fire Department Alarms

During the February 16 meeting of the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee, consultant for Citygate Associates, Stewart Gary, presented a study that examined the city's fire department response capabilities. Among the major findings, the ...

Nunu's Old Fashioned

When it came down to a choice between spending her active years as a chemist with beakers and tumblers or as a mixologist with shakers and tumblers, Nunu’s star bartender Leighanne Chrusz opted for the ...

Nancy Lee Ellis Charged with Encinitas Arson

On February 15, a judge ordered 64-year-old Nancy Lee Ellis held for trial on five different arson charges, four of which are felonies. Ellis is pleading not guilty. Testimony at the preliminary hearing suggested that ...

Virginia — for Wine Lovers?

Who knew that Virginia had vineyards? Certainly not me; however, I was pleasantly surprised to find that when researching what to do on my trip, my favorite two words appeared &mdash WINE TASTING! Some quick ...

I’d Like to Teach the World How to Use a Digital Recorder

Most people just aren’t made for transcribing.

Marcy Thorne’s transcribing business started at her kitchen table. Let’s go back to the beginning. How did you get started as a transcriber? About 25 years ago, shortly after I moved to San Diego, I ...

Can California Learn Anything from Minnesota?

When it comes to creating jobs, you betcha

The simplest and most effective solution to California’s economic slump is to create more jobs. When people have jobs, they spend more money on goods and services and they pay more in taxes. Jobs are ...

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