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Western ghosts in the Alabama Hills

There must be a cowboy in here somewhere.

When thinking of the Owens Valley along Highway 395 in Central California, you might consider it a gas-station stop on your drive to ski Mammoth Mountain, or maybe a great fishing area with numerous lakes ...

The Don(ald) Giovanni

Don Giovanni abuser of power at Opera Neo

It’s been an operatic week in mid-August. There was Opera Wednesday, then on Thursday I went to The Elixir of Love at Point Loma Opera Theatre, and on Saturday night I caught Don Giovanni presented ...

History of San Diego: 19th Century

Butterfield stage line, geology of San Diego, who was San Diego, and what was Serra’s route to San Diego

Beaver Trails to San Diego Governor Echeandia of San Diego “looked upon the Americans as being worse than thieves and murderers.” He tore up their passports and put them in a dungeon. One of Pattie’s ...

Padres’ forlorn Fouler seeks de-tats-ment following Kemp's Instagram insult

Bottoming out?

Baseball experts were not surprised when the San Diego Padres traded Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves: the Braves desperately needed power, and the Padres desperately needed to escape Kemp’s enormous contract and hire some ...

Cecile McLorin Salvant and the International Academy of Jazz at Embarcadero South

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 17-21

Wednesday 17 Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) beginning at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series on the patio and continuing inside at 8:30 when he ...

How much more black could it be?

Dark Pugliese wines

Down in the sunblasted “heel” of Italy, grapes with thick, black skins flourish in the baking sunlight. The wines produced from such crops are quintessentially Italian in their boldness and, if I might go out ...

Sportfishing vessels v. pangas

Pangas ahead 1-0

Inshore: Half-day boats are still pounding away at the calico bass. Hard to imagine the kelps from La Jolla to the Coronado Islands producing over 5,000, 14” or greater of the slow-growing bass per week, ...

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