Content for Saturday, August 26, 2017

News & Stories

Linda Vista skaters snort at park completion date

First scheduled to open in August, then September, now November

San Diego's largest skate park is 90 percent complete, says the city. Many hoped it would open in August and then September. Last week, a worker at the skate park, located at the intersection of ...

Parks & Rec truck runs over transient

Suspicion as to whether victim sought to harm himself

A city Parks & Rec employee emptying trashcans in Ocean Beach on Saturday (August 26) accidentally ran over a man who appears to have situated himself under the truck on purpose. The incident occurred in ...

Huntington Library & Botanic Gardens: L.A. day trip

The cultural oasis has an impressive art and manuscript collection, too.

Looking for a hidden gem of a day trip from San Diego? The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, a private nonprofit organization located in tony San Marino near Pasadena, is one of the best possible ...

Damning evidence dogs accused pet abuser

Ex-neighbors get restraining orders, but Herbert still at liberty

David Christopher Herbert, 36, was ordered to answer six felony counts of animal abuse and cruelty at the end of a three-day preliminary hearing on August 25. The prosecutor said that three of the felonies ...

Characters I have known

Friend without daylight, my brother through books, inside the handicapped mind, a sewing machine’s memory

Bill’s Memory Machine “My mother and father,” Mike said, “were very frugal. They were very cost-conscious, so my mother didn’t have money for carpeting, obviously, or even rugs, so she’d take old pieces of clothing ...