Content for Friday, December 21, 2018

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Rosarito mud has its uses

Drifters do well in rock climbing course

On December 16, Felipe M. photographed a Jeep and VW Bug plowing through a mud track next to Rosarito Beach. “I think the one that won was the black 4X4 Jeep,” said Felipe, “it was ...

Coffee and lot to talk about

Toasts, pastries, and ice cream for breakfast downtown

It’s a coffee roaster right across the street from a Starbucks. Too many apostrophes and a forgettable name will forever doom it to misspelled branding (including on at least one of its own signs). Furthermore, ...

Dec. 19 swells stop the Orchard Ave. repairs – again

Steps to the salt pool ground off, several gaping holes, fence rusted

On September 26, the City of San Diego’s "Orchard Avenue, Capri by the Sea and Old Salt Pool Beach Access Improvements Projects" in Ocean Beach began, but within weeks, planned improvements came to a halt ...

Stay-at-home remedies

The spoonful of sugar needed to sweep away the stagnation

For those too cheap to buy a ticket, but eager to learn about an umbrella-powered nanny, radioactive spider bites, and how to make money by illegally transporting drugs across state lines, we offer these three ...

Shot hole beetle invades San Diego River

Volunteers find them with sticky baited traps

Native to Southeast Asia, the shot hole borer beetle is making its way along the southern Californian coast including the San Diego River Valley. Though it makes what appears to be only a minuscule hole, ...

God found in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

There are great illustrations that pop up in movies that communicate deep spiritual truths

La Mesa Church of Christ Contact: 5150 Jackson Dr., La Mesa (619) 465-5150 Membership: 100 Pastor: Graham Clifford Age: 43 Born: Salinas Formation: Dallas Christian College, Dallas, TX; Center for Christian Education, Irving, TX ...

Audit divides blame for San Diego's Hep A crisis

Bureaucratic foot-dragging cited for devastating downtown epidemic

A report by state auditor Elaine Howle released December 20 blames both city and county for the severity of last year's deadly Hepatitis A breakout in downtown San Diego, with lack of accountability by local ...

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