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Bike to Work Day across San Diego

Today (May 17) is National Bike to Work Day, celebrated annually on the third Friday in May, and the San Diego Association of Governments, along with others in regional government, have gone to considerable lengths ...

May 17, 2013
Ombres and Mermaid Hair

Every summer, my daughter's hair turns green. No matter how much I spend on chlorine-fighting shampoo or how religiously I rinse her white-blonde tresses after swimming, it inevitably develops an aqua tint. I worry that ...

May 17, 2013
Carlsbad memorial for fallen cyclist Eric Ringdahl

About 50 cyclists gathered in south Clairemont on May 15 for a ten-mile “ride of silence.” It was the second memorial ride held this month to honor Eric Ringdahl, 45, who was killed April 21 ...

Roadwork resumes (in time for Memorial Day) on Carlsbad Blvd.

In April, coastal drivers on Carlsbad Boulevard (Coast Highway) may have wondered why the city sandblasted away all the pedestrian crosswalk markings, especially in light of the reported overkill by the city in pedestrian signage ...

Urge: Craft Alley hires brewer

Vet of The Lost Abbey, Boulevard to helm upcoming Vista brewpub.

May 17, 2013
Escape to Muir Beach

The quiet shoreline of Muir Beach is set among centuries-old redwoods on a remote stretch of Northern California coast. You'll feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of nearby San Francisco. At ...

Sweetwater school district board approves Alliant partnership

The Monday, May 13, meeting of the Sweetwater Union High School District was raucous…again. The potential agreement with Alliant University was one source of contention. Trustee Bertha Lopez said while she supported choices for students, ...

Wounded baby dolphin rescued in Tijuana

Swimmers and lifeguards at Playas de Tijuana saved a stranded dolphin on the evening of Tuesday, May 14, as it floundered about in the beach shallows. According to 14-year-old beach-goer Azul Garibaldi, the youthful delfin ...

May 17, 2013
Amplified Ale Works ups volume

California Kebab’s anniversary happening amid brewhouse flux.

Beer of the Week: Mother Earth Big Mother IIIPA

Last year was the first in which triple IPAs like Russian River Pliny the Younger and Dogfish Head 120-Minute IPA became available enough that I had the chance to taste them not once, but several ...

May 17, 2013
Memphis, by Boz Scaggs

The first time I saw Boz Scaggs perform live was at the Matrix club in San Francisco in the early ’60s. Scaggs and another unknown, the future "gangster of love," Steve Miller, were fronting a ...

May 17, 2013
Let's go crazy: Prince packs 'em in at the Hard Rock Hotel

When Prince sang the words “let’s go crazy” during the third of his four Hard Rock Hotel shows, was he talking about the people who forked over an eye-widening $250 a ticket? Was he referring ...

May 17, 2013
La Mesa sewer rates to jump 7% in 2014, 7% in 2015

The 48 protest letters from property owners fell short of the 6451-majority needed to block the sewer-rate increase that the La Mesa City Council approved unanimously on May 14. Provisions in Proposition 218, which voters ...

May 17, 2013
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