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Day trip to Santa Ysabel

It’s the time of year when fellow motorcyclists back east and up north are storing their bikes for the winter. The fall rains and coming winter snows, accompanied by frigid temperatures, will leave them reading ...

Now Try This: Vegan donuts at Donut Panic

Six months after taking over the old Sunshine Donuts, Donut Panic still doesn’t have a proper sign. One was delivered, but it didn’t fit, so it had to go back to the manufacturer. Nevertheless, the ...

It's a scam!

On November 11, the Oceanside Police Department received 18 calls throughout the day seeking clarification about failing to appear and pay the fines for red-light camera infractions; 15 callers were residents of Oceanside and 3 ...

November 13, 2014
All surface

The Phantom meets Les Miz on the belfry of Notre Dame. Victor Hugo titled his 1831 novel Notre Dame de Paris. When the English translator changed it to The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hugo blew ...

November 13, 2014
The brass of the Noldor

Sometimes my tradition of not reading the program until after a concert backfires on me. I don’t read the program because I want to experience the music for itself and oftentimes the program notes get ...

November 13, 2014
A special-interest blowout reformers love to hate

It's mid-November, Halloween is over and the state legislature is on hiatus. It’s time once again for Steve Peace's traditional legislative bash in Hawaii. Every year, newspapers from across California run exposés of the extravagant ...

November 13, 2014
Creative burgering in Ramona

When you're hungry and in Ramona, you're either going to be hungry a while or eat in Ramona. The place is a long drive going every direction. I passed through last week and knew my ...

November 13, 2014
Who is Greg Saska?

In the six months since the May 14 Poinsettia Fire destroyed his two-bedroom adobe house, Greg Saska went from sleeping in his 1976 Mercedes 450 SE to living in a tent and then a 576-square-foot ...

November 13, 2014
Gun up

Thanks to a lack of action from San Diego sheriff Bill Gore, gun-control advocacy group Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence will not be allowed to push for tighter restrictions on concealed weapons permits statewide, ...

November 13, 2014
Tearing down the ivory tower

Guest Editorial by San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman A recent article in these pages cast aspersions on the likely event that I would receive a pay raise, even as SDSU was imposing new ...

Red balloon sent up in Bay Park

Driving down the streets of Bay Park from Clairemont Drive, all the way down to Linda Vista, one might wonder about particular signage posted on properties throughout the neighborhood. In three months' time, the aesthetics ...

November 13, 2014
2014 San Diego Beer Week: Day 9

Saturday, November 15 Beer Week events Sculpin & Victory At sea Showcase: Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits’ Sculpin IPA and Victory at Sea coffee- and vanlla-infused imperial porter have such massive cult followings, that the ...

Biker-friendly holiday

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with its two, 247-foot-long stone walls with the names of more than 50,000 Americans who died or went missing in that war, was dedicated in Washington DC this month in 1982. ...

November 13, 2014
Young Keno

Asked if the shot was fatal, Stroud replied, “It could not have been more fatal.”

Fishing is like a box of chocolates

H&M Landing 91 Anglers, 5 Boats, 95 Rockfish, 4 Lingcod, 22 Bonito, 45 Yellowtail, 33 Skipjack Tuna, 34 Bluefin Tuna, 54 Yellowfin Tuna, 13 Sheephead, 5 Sculpin, 16 Sand Bass, 3 Calico Bass, 13 Vermilion ...

November 13, 2014
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