Content for Tuesday, April 23, 2013

News & Stories

Layers in La Mesa

Sarah York wore one of this springs biggest trends, an animal inspired t-shirts. The 20-year old marketing major lists her military jacket among her favorite wardrobe items. She wore Steve Madden Troopa boots in cognac ...

Ramona Unified School District board votes to cut teachers’ salaries

Disappointed crowd erupts in shouting

A meeting held Monday night, April 22, was a disappointment for Ramona’s teachers and many parents and students. In a 4-0-1 vote, the board passed a three-year agreement, retroactively effective July 1, 2012, and ending ...

Iceland's Blue Lagoon

One of the strangest tourist traps in the world has to be the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, located 50 kilometers from Reykjavik en route to the airport. At a latitude equivalent to Siberia and Alaska ...

Magic lives in Kanas

It doesn't get much more foreign than here.

Magic lives in a remote corner of China. In the northwestern corner of the country, where a bony finger of land divides the land from Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia, the traveler will find myth, legend ...

Lakeside fires a harbinger of a dry summer to come

East County firefighters on alert

East County residents should once again prepare for a long, dry fire season. Over the past week, firefighters responded to at least three fires in Lakeside. Saturday afternoon, April 20, a brush fire near the ...

Game On: Karl Strauss Pro-Am Competition

Annual competition gives amateurs a taste of pro brewing

At a recent SDSU Alumni Association panel discussion on the business of craft brewing, AleSmith owner and brewmaster Peter Zien professed how important San Diego’s homebrewing community is to the success of craft beer in ...

Tusk and Grain nixed by 'Nado

Coronado Brewing Company unexpectedly shuts down WIP artisanal line.