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Tijuana police catch thief — the alleged victim did it

Bank-deposit holdup never happened

Tijuana's network of downtown police cameras proved to be the downfall for a 21-year-old woman and her male accomplice after she reported she had been robbed at knifepoint outside a downtown bank while trying to ...

The Magic of Salento

Adventure in Colombian coffee country.

There was more than just a luscious countryside of diversified vegetation and smooth, rolling hills, where a clean river ran steady and uninhibited over gardens of round stones. More than just untouched wax palm trees, ...

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation reopens Discovery Center

Luiseño tribal leaders take part in ceremony

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation in Carlsbad celebrated the reopening of its Discovery Center on Saturday, February 16. The center, which opened in 2006, was closed to the general public recently while interior improvements were ...

Grown Men on Big Wheels

My brother-in-law lived in Mission Beach for five years. He lovingly refers to it as Neverland. Saturday night in MB, I witnessed two middle aged men riding big wheels. Also, I was nearly run over ...

La Mesa organizers plan early for Oktoberfest

Merchants, teens, and stink bombs discussed

La Mesa's 2013 Oktoberfest will remain a one-weekend event, but organizers want to eliminate carnival rides and stink bombs, according to statements made at last week’s La Mesa City Council meeting. The Oktoberfest, sponsored by ...

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