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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands in San Diego

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Arne Duncan visit

Good Guys Car Show, Del Mar

Young Republicans' Mayoral Debate

rom February 27 debate at Randy Jones All American Sports Grill in Mission Valley. Poor lighting, interesting sound from the mouths of Republican San Diego mayoral candidates Carl DeMaio, Bonnie Dumanis, Nathan Fletcher. — Editor

Opening Day at El Chaparral Border Crossing

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El Monte Valley Bobcats

Eagle watch at Ramona Grasslands

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Weasel watch at Lindo Lake

Fire on El Cajon Mountain

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Thoughts on Encinitas

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Thoughts on Ocean Beach

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Quad-copter at 1000 ft.

Encinitas tree-light stringing

El Caballo Park

Mission Beach house fire

OMBAC Coming Out Party 2010

Tree fire

La Maguana

Faulconer party

ShinBi arrives in the U.S.A.

Audio of Leitner's tantrum

Audio of Leitner's tantrum

Beerfest 2014 Participants

Fire at Malena's

CPUC meeting, January 8, 2013

"SF CPUC Judge [Darling] Goes Off & Out of Control…"

May 14 meeting

"I'm not here to answer your goddamn question…"

Fire report

Michael Davis talks about driving for Uber in San Diego

Michael Davis talks about making a living as a driver for the Uber car service on the streets of San Diego.

CPUC meeting, January 8, 2013

"SF CPUC Judge [Darling] Goes Off & Out of Control…"

May 14 meeting

"I'm not here to answer your goddamn question…"

San Diego River cleanup event

San Diegans of all ages contribute to the Creek to Bay Cleanup event by cleaning up garbage in the San Diego River area.

BIO party in the Gaslamp

12-foot fall

Aguirre confronted by CHP

Schaar's winning run

Crossing the border at Boquillas

Crisis drill

Shadow Mountain video

Gas leak

May 14 meeting

"I'm not here to answer your goddamn question…"

CPUC meeting, January 8, 2013

"SF CPUC Judge [Darling] Goes Off & Out of Control…"

Keith Solar Lincoln Club video

Comments

tomjohnston March 13, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m.

Many years ago we were in Hawaii while the Concord was at HNL. That bird was quite a sight!

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kearnykomet71 March 14, 2012 @ 8:09 a.m.

I helped build this bird. And the next 850+ on order.

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Visduh March 14, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m.

My original notion of this plane was something to compete with that gigantic flying white elephant, the Airbus A380. But this isn't that large, and is promoted as a vast improvement over the existing craft of its size, such as Boeing's own 757/767/777 series planes and some of the Airbus A320's, A330's and A340's. That's all wonderful from an engineering angle, but will this thing be any more comfortable than today's typical jetliner? Will it have better cabin air quality? Will their be any improvement in leg room? Seat cushioning? On board service? Uh, it depends. It depends on the airline flying it, and the priorities of that airline.

I'd guess that some airline with enlightened management could use all this to really improve the flying experience, but most will not. They'll continue down the road of ultra-economy seating, no meals, little amenities, charges for nearly anything you once received in your ticket price, and surly help.

Any real improvement in air travel will have to come from a sea change in attitude from the management of the airlines, a new style of handling and treating its customers, and a real desire to please, not punish, its fare-paying passengers. You listening American? United? Delta? Useless Air? Commuter lines? Allegiant? Jet Blue? Anyone?

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Gail Powell March 15, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m.

I want to be one of the first on this new plane when Japan Airlines begins nonstop service to Tokyo from San Diego this December! BTW, now that the author of this story, Justin, has received positive attention from the Reader for his video on the Dreamliner, he now wants to spend Spring Break up at LAX filming and video taping other big-name foreign carriers for fun! LOL

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