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Larb at first sight

Ed eats another salad, this time with beef bile and fermented fish

You don't think of "Asian" and "salad" in the same breath. But here I am up in the wilds of 47th street, heading behind a garage/tire shop. Looking for a low building with the sun-faded ...

Trevi: Ten inch pizza deal in the wilds of Chollas Creek

It’s the first oasis after you cross the deserted canyons from City Heights.

These are desperate times. I’ve promised Carla a meal and it’s heading for nine o’clock at night and I’m still traipsing across the bridges over the open wound they call Chollas Creek. No bus, no ...

New San Diego City Council members’ budget requests

Reopening of Kumeyaay Lake, new fire station, and more

The June 10 San Diego City Council 2014 budget deliberations will include requests from two new councilmembers for funds to reopen the Mission Trails Regional Park campground known as Kumeyaay Lake. Fifth District councilman Mark ...

Citizens practice for budget hearings in Chollas View

Infrastructure needs prioritized

After a presentation on the City of San Diego's proposed 2014 budget, participants at a May 4 Community Budget Alliance event learned how to write and give testimony of two minutes or less during the ...

Best place to get a cheap plate of "crying tiger" in Chollas View

If anything could metaphysically counterbalance the Snooty Asian (hip and in Hillcrest) it would be the Asia Cafe (4710 Market Street, 619-527-1917), which has iron bars on the windows and shares a parking lot with ...

Gompers Takes a Bow

From predatory to preparatory in five years.

"I remember my first encounter with a student here. I was wearing a suit, and a student comes up to me at lunch with a crowbar in his hand. Tapping it against his leg, he ...

Why Someone Would Do This

This morning, October 14, a maintenance worker at Chollas Lake discovered a Muscovy duck clinging to life — it had been shot five times with a crossbow. One of the arrows had pierced its head. ...

A Cool Elective You Can't Get Out Of

Eduardo Ochoa teaches social justice at Lincoln High School in Chollas View. Ochoa is also a coordinator for the Advancement Via Individual Determination program, or AVID, as everyone calls it, a high school elective designed ...

Best of 2001: Best Place to Hear a Laotian Khaen

Asia Café 4710 Market Street, Chollas View 619-527-1917 Bob Dylan may not realize it, but he wouldn't be playing his harmonica if the Laotians and Chinese hadn't invented the khaen and the sheng. The bamboo ...

Best of 2001: Best Laotian

Asia Café 4710 Market Street, Chollas View 619-527-1917 Crying Tigers is one very Laotian dish, and Asia Café is one very Laotian place. It's modest on the outside, in a mainly Lao strip mall. But ...

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