Scripps Ranch

Scripps Ranch — cows gone, rattlers remain

Safe, dull, quiet, and expensive

Nowadays, while the rattlers remain, steers have been replaced by SUVs, Bambi and his kin are in a witness protection program, and the ranchers have been plowed over by glad-handers who lasso real estate. If ...

Nearly 700 sign petition to protect Lake Miramar nutrients

Lower Otay, Murray and San Vicente reservoirs may receive the purified water, too

The city of San Diego’s plans to pump purified water into Lake Miramar is running into trouble with fishing aficionados who like to lure large-mouth bass at the lake. “Over time, pumping reclaimed potty water ...

Range of brews

Beer, cider, mead, and sake producers hybridize

With alternative craft beverages such as cider, mead, and sake gathering momentum in San Diego, local beer producers have taken note, and in recent months brewers of all kinds have gotten together to experiment with ...

Update — San Diego Unified sues College Board

Over the Scripps Ranch AP tests

The San Diego Unified School District and Scripps Ranch Group, representing Scripps Ranch High School, filed suit July 7 in federal court against Educational Testing Services and the College Entrance Examination Board, both of New ...

AP tests at Scripps Ranch invalidated

Cruel summer, courtesy of six-foot tables

Madison Dekker is returning home from a family vacation today (July 9) just as students across California get to find out how they did on their advanced placement exams. Dekker was one of 3 million ...

Scripps Ranch median and/or pot smoker led to tragedy

Paralyzed man sues city over accident. But was a stoned driver the real cause?

Hyun Jeong Choi’s glass marijuana pipe rested inside the center console of her 2015 gray Toyota Corolla. The pipe was still hot to the touch on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, when traffic accident investigator ...

Spicy chicken sandwich commands respect

No cash? See you next time!

I stood in line twice for a single sandwich last week, and it was worth it. The first time, I didn’t know Chez Nous is a cash-only establishment. I put my order in, gave my ...

Driver in Scripps Ranch collision files suit over the center median

Intoxicated woman slammed into vintage Porsche killing passenger

The victim of a head-on collision which killed his partner and left him with a severe brain injury has filed a lawsuit against the city for failing to design and maintain a safe roadway. Jon ...

“Konichiwa!”

Piping-hot umami joy

A chorus of “konichiwas” greeted me as I walked into the Gyu-Kaku dining room for lunch. I’ve been a fan of the Japanese tabletop-BBQ chain since visiting one in Honolulu more than a decade back, ...

Cyder in Scripps Ranch

The fastest-growing adult beverage segment hits San Diego

Last year, fivethirtyeight.com called hard cider the fastest-growing segment of the craft beverage market. As we enter 2017, the movement is catching on in San Diego, with several new cideries in the works for the ...

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