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SpecHops the last brewery closure of 2017

Founded in 2010, but Vista tasting room opened last year

As 2017 came to an end, so did another San Diego area brewery. On the afternoon of December 31st, Vista-based SpecHops Brewing Company announced via Facebook that it was closing its doors. The post reads: ...

Fear of fire penalties belts Edison, PG&E stocks

But fireless Sempra steady as she goes

Fear of fire losses has belted stocks of Pacific Gas & Electric, vulnerable to penalties due to the Northern California fires, and Edison International, which could be hurt financially by the Southern California fires. Stock ...

A proper tomb for "NOAA Jim"

“The ratio of concrete to water to ash was a guess.”

In 2011, a tight-knit group of divers lost a dear friend. Jim had died doing what he loved best: diving. So, after his memorial, we’d planned to scatter a portion of his ashes at sea, ...

Five best snorkeling places in San Diego

From Surf You To The Moon

The following list comes from Surf You To The Moon. 1. La Jolla Cove. Underwater kelp forests, sandy plains. Swim out 20 yards to see sea lions, fish, lobster, and sheep crab. 2.Mission Point Beach ...

The advantage of a custom board

The anti-Wavestorm arguments

“When you add it all up, a surfboard costs a few cents a wave.” — Legendary surfboard shaper, Bill Caster Generally ranging between 800 and 1,200 dollars each, custom surfboards seem expensive until considering the ...

Eyes of O.B. Pier

Guerrilla artist comes forward, explains dragon tears project

Jann Manning says, “One day when I was walking on the [O.B.] pier, which I love to do, I noticed there were a lot of holes in the pier [concrete] and it was kind of ...

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