Content for Thursday, December 6, 2012

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New pedestrian inspection station soon at Tijuana border 

New rectangular columns of steel rebar sprout into space from a plot of land on the Mexican side of the border at San Ysidro. The columns, easily reaching the height of the multistoried office building ...

Stalled in Gan, Norway

I visited Norway for the first time this summer with my girlfriend Kat. The story starts in Gardermoen, Norway, with a man named Werner Hålien. We’d met Werner in San Diego through the hospitality exchange ...

Pat's punted

“Hipsters” blamed for North Park gentrification

"It's a mom-and-pop operation with just Mom," says Pat (last name withheld) of North Park antique-and-collectible shop Pat's Corner. The boutique has been at its current location on 30th and Upas for eight years, offering ...

Where the People are Nice, and Paychecks are Fat

The Canadian oil industry is recruiting in California

Besides jobs in the oil fields, job seekers can find gigs in construction, health care, and even hair salons.

Santee resident bilked in Disney ticket scam

Seeking a bargain on Disneyland Hopper Tickets, Kim posted a want ad on Craigslist. Now the young woman from North County is telling others, through a subsequent ad, doing so may not be a good ...