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Spring break detour: Tulum & Coba

Get a little Maya culture on your next Yucatán beach escape.

If you tire of lounging about on Cancun's white, sandy beaches and yearn for a bit of Maya culture with your tropical escape, consider exploring the nearby sites of Tulum and Coba. They can both ...

Cross-border railroad's terror threat

Homeland Security audit finds gamma ray inspection holes

While federal investigators continue to probe the troubled operations of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System's so-called Desert Line railroad through Mexico to the Imperial Valley, a more immediate concern involving the safety of cross-border ...

You don't get the tacos, you get the meal

Even the Border Patrol knows the legend of Don Pepe

I have resisted the smell of Pollos Don Pepe for about 6 months. I work in the small soccer store next door from the taco shop in the strip mall next to Northgate Market in ...

Stone Brewing introduces Old Sludgebucket Ale

Get Happy Hoppy, San Diego!

LISTENING FOR THE ANGELS, ESCONDIDO: Today, Stone Brewing unveiled the latest saint in the hop heaven that is San Diego brewing: Old Sludgebucket Ale, so named for its thick, stewy texture and unique container. Yes, ...

High-need students, get in line

Large share of underfunded schools in Orange and San Diego counties

Significant numbers of “high need" students (who mostly come from low-income backgrounds) are learning English as a second language, are placed in the foster-care system, or are attending schools that may not be receiving the ...

The last bookstore opening ever?

Garage shop in Carlsbad has low-low overhead. And soul.

Bucking the trend of old-school small businesses being killed off by technology and the internet, Sean Christopher recently expanded his love of books into a freestanding garage bookstore, named Lhooq Books. The small space offers ...

BagbyFest is nigh

Oceanside brewpub Bagby Beer planning grand opening like no other

Bagby Beer Company was one of the most anticipated brewpub projects in San Diego. That’s a big deal considering this county is home to the mighty Pizza Port empire, from which Bagby transitioned in opening ...

In the morning ... in the evening ... ain't we got fish!

March 12 dock totals The Chubasco II 1/2 day am run with 10 anglers aboard reported 1 sheephead, 70 rockfish and 30 bocaccio caught. 12 anglers aboard the Dolphin 1/2 day am run boated 8 ...

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