Content for Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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Latitude 33 distributed to 38 states

Beer-of-the-month subscriber service sends Vista brew far and wide

A new, national beer-of-the-month service launched this summer, featuring a San Diego brewery in its inaugural shipments. Two beers from Vista's Latitude 33 Brewing were offered for the June delivery of CraftX, a Los Angeles–based ...

Tourists taking Uber assaulted by Yellow taxi

Tijuana public transit wars continue

A few steps after entering Tijuana through the San Ysidro border, you get hounded by the first barrage of men in yellow shirts and black ties offering taxi services. “Taxi my friend? Rosarito, Ensenada, Hong ...

Local lawyers slapped by state bar

One disbarred, two disciplined

The State Bar of California has announced actions against three San Diego County lawyers. Jerry Lane Hefner of Julian was disbarred by default for failing to participate in proceedings to determine whether a prior conviction ...

This poet hears America singing

The carpenter, the mason, the boatman...

I Hear America Singing I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his ...

Blue Fourno has everything going for it, except flavor

Pass the salt

I learned that fourno is the Greek word for oven when I dropped by the new Hillcrest spot for lunch. I could not see whether Blue Fourno Grill actually cooks with a blue oven, but ...

Rancho Peñasquitos' Andy Wiess reviving Crown Books

Used books on trial in Encinitas, Horton Plaza, and Chula Vista

A long gone, but once familiar nationwide business has reappeared in Encinitas. Back in the 1980s, a lanky Robert Haft went on TV with the his three-piece suit and heavy New Jersey accent, to tell ...

Baby clams ashore on Silver Strand cause excitement, discussion

Don't eat them

"[There were] thousands of clams under the shallow surf just below the sand," said Shawn, "never have I seen something like this on our beaches." Shawn, from Chula Vista has been fishing for 20 years. ...

Sand One bursts into San Diego and gets crowd to North Park dental office

“Badass muralist with a unique doll style,”

“[Do] you guys know the Reader?” Sand One asked. The crowd then cheered. One girl from her entourage said “that’s the one I was telling you about.” On July 1, Sand One, an East Los ...