Content for Thursday, April 18, 2013

News & Stories

The designers behind Fashion Week San Diego

Local fashion designers discuss their fall collections.

Allison Andrews, founder and Director of San Diego fashion week, doesn't want to mimic New York's fashion week in San Diego. "That's not what we are about," Andrews says, "New York is for the legacy ...

Fender-bender on University Avenue

Parking meter the only casualty

Police and emergency personnel were called to the scene of an accident on Thursday, April 18, at approximately 4:50 p.m., after an elderly woman drove her car over the curb on the north side of ...

Graffiti grief in Serra Mesa addressed by SDPD detective

Residents organized to paint over it

At the Serra Mesa Library on April 16, SDPD detective Bryan Hewitt of the Gangs Unit spoke about some of the graffiti problems in the department’s Eastern Division. The meeting attracted about 50 people. Residents ...

House fire in Cardiff put out in 15 minutes

Water heater partly to blame

On the afternoon of April 17, a single-family home caught fire in Cardiff. No one was home at the time. It was only when neighbors smelled smoke that they went outside to investigate. By that ...

Serenity in the Channel Islands

Visiting Channel Islands National Park is like entering a time machine and being transported back a few hundred years to a wild and natural, pre-automobile, pre-industrial California. Located off the coast of Ventura, the Channel ...

Beer Touring: Indian Joe Brewing

“Indian” pale ales and gourmet food at Vista nanobrewery

I pride myself on being on the bleeding edge of San Diego’s incoming brewery class. Often, I’ll report on new operations months or even over a year before they open their doors. I was the ...

At the World's End: Vulture City, AZ

A mining-town relic decays in the Arizona desert.

There is no denying it; I am an apocalyte. A lover of all things bleak and transient, the beauty of decay is in my blood. Find me a ghost town, a derelict asylum, an abandoned ...