Content for Tuesday, August 20, 2013

News & Stories

Fire moves from open space to El Cajon homes

Homeless camps the cause?

Fire broke out close to the 1300 block of Aurora Drive in El Cajon. The fire started on a open space preserve and burned close to homes. A 100-foot firebreak along the east edge of ...

Chill out in Vermont

Waterholes and more summertime fun in the Green Mountain State.

Not much changes in Vermont aside from the height of the trees. The second-least populated place in the country, the Green Mountain State is well known as a snowy winter wonderland and for its scenic ...

Encinitas businessman vs. the motorcycle cop

Conflict continues after incident last summer

Encinitas business owner Steve Amster is pissed again. Previously, he has fought with local governments and their code-enforcement regulations. But his July 2012 run-in with a sheriff’s motorcycle officer — when he asked the officer ...

Sampler Flight: August 21–25

Variety is the spice of life and theme of beer events this week

August 21 | Sake-Paw Dinner: Studies from brewing industry group, the Brewer’s Association, shows that most craft beer drinkers are equal opportunity imbibers interested in other adult beverages. This event is a four-course dinner where ...

La Mesa mobile-home park allegedly a “druggie” haven

"We're prisoners here," says resident

A woman at the August 13 La Mesa City Council meeting asked for help curtailing drug activity at the Mohawk Street mobile-home park, where she has lived since 2000. "For the past eight years or ...