Content for Sunday, December 29, 2013

News & Stories

Lorraine Israel Rountree to be interred on Dec. 30

Granddaughter of Point Loma Lighthouse keeper to rest at Fort Rosecrans

Lorraine Henrietta Israel Rountree passed away on April 7, 2010, at the age of 87. Since her remains were cremated, the ashes have been with one of her daughters, who also kept Rountree’s husband's ashes.The ...

Man down in Vista (then up, then gone)

Leaves behind belongings and warm food

At 1:00 p.m., on December 26, one engine and a paramedic unit from the Vista Fire Deptartment responded to a report of a “man down.” The homeless-looking man was said to be lying on the ...

"Cheap" nuclear power a myth, suggests economist

San Onofre site to continue costing consumers millions per year

The long-touted economic benefits of using nuclear energy may turn out to have been a pipe dream for customers of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and other nuclear plants nationwide, according to newly released ...

Not so pretty: Bonita’s sign replacement cost

Eucalyptus tree destroyed it; Kiwanis to help rebuild it

Though Bonita's welcome mat has been pulled, the South Bay community is hardly discouraging people from coming by. The “Welcome to Bonita” sign, designed to convey a warm hello to those entering the community's portal, ...

All Things BBQ: Barnes BBQ

At a Lemon Grove restaurant, looking at the shared history of soul food, barbecue, and African-American cooks.

Top 13 music stories of 2013

The Reader's most viewed music news of the past year

1 ) Sun Diego drops in on Nineteen Nineteen — Oceanside’s Ocean House was poised to become a big nightspot, say investors; then, Sun Diego, a surf-shop chain, allegedly agreed to pay $29,000/month in rent, ...