Content for Monday, December 24, 2018

News & Stories

Give this pollo a good home

It must be what backyard barbecues in Acapulco taste like

In the parking lot in front of the Rainbow Farms Supermarket (4727 Federal Blvd., Chollas Creek) sit a grill and smoker, a back of mesquite charcoal, and flag sign reading: “Pollos Estilo Acapulco.” Chicken, Acapulco ...

Cardiff main drag cut off from I-5

Go up to Encinitas to get to 101 or the beach

Cardiff by the Sea residents must be getting a little fed up with all the construction and orange fencing around town; widening of I-5 to eight lanes at Manchester Avenue, I-5 interchange expansion at Santa ...

An unwanted December phone call

The man never asked for money

A new telephone scam may be circulating around San Diego. On December 19, 68-year-old Vickie Harjo, of Fallbrook, received a phone call from the "Medicare office" stating her Medicare coverage will expire on December 25. ...

The real story on Cardiff's mystery house

Once owned by the Pannikin's Bob Sinclair

Every few years, on an Encinitas Facebook page, someone will ask what’s up with the abandoned-looking home, which sits outside of Cardiff Elementary School’s northwest corner. The two-story brick house has been there since the ...

Calmer seas might reveal Clemente tuna

Fishing in San Diego Dec. 16-20

Dock Totals Dec 16 – Dec 20: 537 anglers aboard 28 half-day to three-day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 4 bonito, 55 calico bass, 50 sand bass, 1,844 rockfish, 408 ...

Slacklining over water draws heat from lifeguards

"Hey, you aren’t allowed to be here"

There is a section of Carlsbad Boulevard which crosses over the Batiquitos Lagoon, north of Ponte State Beach. Here, people “waterline”, walking suspended lengths of flat webbing above water. “We’ve had incidences when lifeguards come ...

You can’t just catch any wave, there’s a pecking order

I taught my son how to surf when he was about four

Name: Kevin Jimenez Age: 36 From: San Diego Location: Ocean Beach Kevin Jimenez was walking on the sidewalk toward Newport Avenue parking lot after a morning surf session. Jimenez usually surfs La Jolla, but today ...