Paradise Hills Stories

You’d better apologize, Beekman Boys

A blogger is upset because the Beekman Boys website claims to sell products made in the USA (except for a few items) and is called out after she inquires about their provenance.

A Gallery of Dummberry, a Snail Who Employs Disguises

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/photos/2013/mar/05/41170/ http://www.sandiegoreader.com/photos/2013/mar/05/41176/ Title: Becky Charms & Co. | Address: beckycharms.com | From: Paradise Hills | Blogging since: October 2011

Sweetwater River Church

Denomination: Assembly of God Membership: 125 Pastor: Frank Wooden Age: 53 Born: Berkeley Formation: Vanguard University, Costa Mesa; Bethany Bible College, Santa Cruz. Years Ordained: 24 San Diego Reader: How long do you spend writing ...

Should Call Him Khem

In defense of food (and porn) in Paradise Hills.

Author: Rachel Vaughn Neighborhood: Paradise Hills Age: 27 Occupation: Website Content Editor/Freelance writer I salvaged a Lonely Planet Thai language phrase book years ago, a souvenir of my ­father’s long-ago Navy travels in Southeast Asia. ...

Upside-Down? Go Short

In San Diego’s hemorrhaging real estate industry, it’s better to be upside-down and rich than upside-down and poor. That may sound axiomatic — it’s always nicer to be rich than poor — but carriage-trade folks ...

Their Own Paradise

“It’s one of those sleepy areas where you can still somewhat afford a piece of land.”

Car Talk

Since September 11, the most frequently seen bumper sticker in San Diego is the American flag, often shown with slogans such as "United We Stand" and "God Bless America." Other popular stickers include sports stickers, ...

Hooky Raids

On the morning of June 7, at least 25 police officers, social workers, and prosecutors, accompanied by a horde of television and print reporters, rolled out of a police substation in one of the poorest ...

Are the snails in my garden edible?

M.A.: In my garden, I have been experiencing extensive damage by snails. I have been able to curb the destruction by using the infamous beer trap that works for their cousin, the slug. My question, ...