Julius Mickles

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Sunset Cliffs Bodyboarder Rescued or Not?

At approximately 7:00 p.m. on August 31, I arrived at the Sunset Cliffs parking lot at the end of Osprey Street to watch the sunset along with many other onlookers. At approximately 7:30, the last ...

Left Turn for the Worse

On July 26 at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Midway Drive, half a block off West Point Loma Boulevard, a young woman in her early 30s driving an Acura struck a man in his 60s while ...

Corporate Cut

At 10:00 a.m. on June 15, at the entrance into Ocean Beach, a ten-man crew with a heavy-duty generator and a hovercraft-looking device began to cordon off a tall Mexican fan palm tree with yellow ...

Ol' Blubber Where Art Thou?

A man carrying a large ice chest filled with ice, a large can of Crisco, a few small plastic bags, rubber gloves, and a rubber spatula. My first thought was why is this man about ...

Rumbling Rain

What one foot pedaling into and around Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach on a Wednesday evening between 3pm and 8pm might incur is some local specialty cuisine, organic pastries, unique handcrafted jewelry, jamming music, street ...

Rob and Run

On April 19 at approximately 11:15 a.m., robbers hit the Citibank branch located in the Rancho San Diego shopping center on Avocado Boulevard and Highway 94. With the parking lot bustling with many patrons of ...

Fool's Day Swim

On a beautiful April 1 at Sunset Cliffs, where Osprey Street meets the sea, two teenage girls leaped from a well-known rock ledge and into the water. With the strong waves consistently crashing into the ...

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