Paul Krueger

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For a Few Good Lanes

Camp Pendleton is Southern California's biggest and most valuable piece of undeveloped land - a 19,000-square-mile island of open space where bison and bobcats coexist with bazooka-carrying Marine Infantrymen. If the peace juggernaut ever pushes ...

Mullet Over in Chula Vista?

Its 39 acres of parks, 900 boat slips, excursion dock, and restaurants have made Chula Vista’s new J Street marina a bayfront paradise. But Mike Irey and Luigi Sanfilippo say the multimillion-dollar tidelands project has ...

The Boat Person

A decade of hustle and a $10 million investment may soon pay off for the local promoters of a seasick-proof ship. News stories about the “Small Waterplane, Twin Hilled” boats—Swath for short—are appearing more frequently, ...

Access in Moderation

On the bayside shore of Point Loma, directly across from Shelter Island, is a secluded and very pretty beach named La Playa/Kellogg. The beach has four private piers owned by residents whose backyards extend almost ...

Artist Sees Red Wallpaper

Monette Kuplec and the Hotel del Coronado bring you, “The Case of the Covered-up Coverup.” In 1973 Keplec, a La Jolla artist, donated her services to a local charity auction. The successful bidder was the ...

Artist Needs Drawing Room

Last month Robert Miles Parker learned that his pen-and-ink drawing of Belmont Park’s rickty roller coaster was the centerpiece of a slick publicity sheet promoting the controversial Belmont Park in Mission Beach. Parker, artist, writer, ...

O’Connor to Be Removed from Port Commission

Proponents of downtown’s budget breaking new convention center get a big boast January 1 when Maureen O’Connor is removed from the port commission at the expiration of her four-year term. O’Connor was unfailingly skeptical of ...

Ferry Tale

Dunham Reilly has little chance of saving one of Coronado’s last stretches of unobstructed bay shoreline and its view of downtown San Diego, A four-story, 198-unit condominium project is already under construction on this eleven-acre ...

Chacon and Peace Supoort SD-LA "Bullet Train"

Their decision last week to endorse the controversial San Diego-to-Los Angeles “bullet train” should have been a difficult one for state Assemblymen Pete Chacon and Steve Peace. All their local legislative colleagues — Republicans and ...