Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 18
San Diego grape growers don’t blame it all on the rain.
When it comes to the California aggie scene, news headlines scream “drought,” conjuring up, at least in the minds of outsiders, sepia-toned images of impoverished farmers toiling in Dust Bowl grit. But whatever havoc has ...
City checks on City Farmers’ recycling practices.
“When you’re running a small business and you get this stuff in the mail, you go, like, ‘Oh, crap.’” That was the initial reaction of Bill Tall in June when he received a letter from ...
“It’s a risky thing to drink.”
"Eventually there will be a face-off between distillers and the feds.”
Hustlers, jugglers, bottom-feeders.
From bubble-making to the skid-row standbys, the buck must be turned.
Why not have local musicians?
If you want to sniff an Encinitas-grown rose or pet a Ramona-bred goat, come on down to the San Diego County Fair. But if you yearn to grab an earful from the county’s best musicians, ...
This would substantially alter the character of Scripps Ranch,” fumes Jenny Marshall, whose 15-member Save Our Scripps (“SOS”) Ranch group is determined to stop a big-box project from crashing the gates of the “Ranch.” In ...
Magic in a bottle.
Ramona winemakers are a humble lot. They don’t care that Temecula gets all the limos because they have the wine.
Firefighting is no less than an American tradition in Julian.
County government is poised to take over the Julian Cuyamaca Fire Protection District. Whether that’s good or bad is an open question, even to those residents who are emotionally involved.