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Best Reader stories from 1998

Baja rock art, Broderick in jail, Alan Bersin, San Diego's orphanage, U.S, Grant Jr., top ten San Diego high schools, Porsche owners, Okies

My very beloved Chanita San Francisco, Nov. 4, 1863 It has been twelve years since we were married and I have been reminiscing about you and the wedding. Do you remember how chiflada (scatterbrained) you ...

August Wilson’s Jitney and The John Jorgenson Quintet

Events January 23-January 24, 2020

Thursday | 23 August Wilson’s Jitney A jitney is an unlicensed taxicab. Five tireless drivers in Pittsburgh’s Hill District fight for love, survival, and respect as the powers-that-be threaten to close down their garage in ...

Best Reader stories from 1997

Dr. Spock, Scammon's Lagoon, Bruce Henderson, Ed Fletcher III, Andrew Cunanan, beekeepers, Del Mar Terrace Rats, Kumeyaay language

Childhood's End: Dr. Spock at 94 53-year-old Morgan, Dr. Spock’s second wife, has been relentless and inventive in her search for ways to keep her husband youthful and healthy. For his 75th birthday, for example, ...

Snow goose decoys, $80 in San Marcos

San Diego Reader Classified ads, January 15, 2020

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This week's cover story

Frozen pipes – winter on Mount Laguna

“It’s hard to do business up here when you start off"

The temperature drops steadily as I make my way east on Interstate 8 — 57 degrees, 54, 49. I have brought four hoodies and the down jacket I wear only when I visit my mom ...

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Why these nine Encinitas restaurants are closing

What’s happing to restaurants on Encinitas’ El Camino Real? In the last two months, eight restaurants have closed in the ten blocks between Encinitas Boulevard and Leucadia Boulevard. The latest being on November 25. The ...

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Carlsbad on road to Manhattan Beach

“It used to be the Village by the Sea. But it’s not a village anymore when you can build buildings that are four stories tall…really five when you count the top deck.” DeeDee Trejo was ...

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Salton Sea land owners may luck out

Richard Snow may live in Spring Valley, but he has owned property near the Salton Sea since the early 90s. What initially drew him to the area was flight. He was part of a small ...

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The life and death of Oceanside mobile homes

Even though mobile homes remain the largest form of affordable housing in California, a state of California/Stanford University report said that because mobile home park property is worth five to six times more if it ...

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