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Baja's Valle de Guadalupe on a budget

Photography, glamping, wining, and star gazing: all a couple hours away.

Two hours south of San Diego, around sixty miles from Tijuana, sits Valle de Guadalupe inside Ensenada, the largest municipality in all of Mexico. Dozens of wineries with tasting rooms and fancy eateries sit near ...

Cider house rules are for fools

Julian fermenter says fruit origin irrelevant — "We make fresh cider"

Founded in its namesake mountain town, Julian Hard Cider has been a local company since its inception in 2009, with a tasting room just outside of Julian, in Wynola. However, the bulk of its cider ...

Susan Luzzaro

October 12, 1948 - May 1, 2017

Susan Luzzaro passed away peacefully in her home in Chula Vista on May 1 at the age of 68 following a year-long struggle with brain cancer. Luzzaro wrote for the Reader since 1999; her coverage ...

Ok, Gustav, I feel you

Some great singing and a map of consciousness from the San Diego Symphony

Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 has always been a riddle to my ears. The maniacal quality of the woodwinds in the first movement has barred my way to this music in the past. Imagine our old ...

Famosa Slough Nature and Bird Walk

Fed by San Diego River culvert, protected since the 1970s

Though it is estimated that 95 percent of California’s historical wetlands have been lost to development, one slough in that has survived human encroachment, albeit nearly completely surrounded by it, is Famosa Slough. Other than ...

Tyson Foods knocks some value off Circle Foods

The local company's assets deemed overvalued

Three years ago, Tyson Foods, the big Arkansas food company, purchased San Diego's Circle Foods, which makes foods such as tortillas and India flatbreads that can be cooked quickly in the home. When a company ...

San Diego slowdown is factor in SeaWorld's poor results

Construction of new Orca Encounter took toll, claims company

Orlando-based SeaWorld Entertainment narrowed its first quarter loss, but disappointed analysts' expectations, the company reported today (May 9). The company lost $61.1 million, or 72 cents a share, from $84 million, or $1.00 a share ...

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