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August’s main crime is not being July

Plus it's back-to-school month

Dear Hipster, Why does August always seem like such a sad month? — Jules Poor August. Notwithstanding the perpetual, residual back-to-school blues, August’s main crime is, and always has been, not being July. Among months, ...

Escondido Feed & Pet Supply and Brewing Company

"It's a little less than 300 square feet. We had to be a little imaginative."

A 14-year homebrewer, Ketchen Smith has long dreamed of leaving his job in the medical device industry to start a brewery. "I wanted to go 15-barrel," he says, "and retire to brewing." Doing so would ...

Lockheed Martin to pay $5.8 million to clean up bay

Settlement finalized in June

Aerospace and defense contractor Lockheed Martin has agreed to pay the Port of San Diego $5.8 million to clean up the contamination in San Diego Bay. In 1970 Lockheed Martin leased a 61,000 square-foot property ...

Passing out food on the Pala reservation

Squash, peaches, nectarines

It's a slow Tuesday for Michelle Silva, a recreational aide at the Pala Youth Center near the northern border of San Diego County. Most of the center's charges, which number as many as 70 during ...

Bunny-mania at 36th and Landis

"The house on the corner had a lot full of free roaming Lionheads and Hotots."

“These are desirable rabbits,” Cindy said, “Lionheads are show bunnies that can go for $100 each, the other rabbits with black rings around their eyes; are Hotots.” On July 30, Cindy, a registered veterinary technician, ...

Nearly 700 sign petition to protect Lake Miramar nutrients

Lower Otay, Murray and San Vicente reservoirs may receive the purified water, too

The city of San Diego’s plans to pump purified water into Lake Miramar is running into trouble with fishing aficionados who like to lure large-mouth bass at the lake. “Over time, pumping reclaimed potty water ...

Carlsbad man claimed his mines were worth $30 billion

But they weren't worth anything, says SEC

Long before Mark Twain defined a gold mine as a hole in the ground with a liar on the top, slippery salesmen have tried to peddle highly inflated mining claims to naive investors. On Friday ...

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