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Shiny medals for local boozemakers

Seven Caves and Cutwater Spirits set the pace

Several local booze businesses have acquired hardware for their tasting rooms, thanks to a slew of medals won at recent competitions. First up, newcomer Lost Cause Meadery earned a silver medal at The Mazer Cup, ...

Santana High over-reacts to gun

CHP patrolman arrested for weapon in fanny pack

On January 15, 2015 retied California Highway Patrolman Robert Pitt dropped his girlfriend's daughter off at Santana High School in Santee. The gun he carried was in his fanny pack when he went into the ...

Cesar Gonzalez: Baja's new radio ambassador?

Borderless station — they'll sing and speak in Spanish and English.

When Mike Halloran started at 91X three decades ago, he and the other DJs had to drive down to the studios in Tijuana. “We didn’t try to hide the fact that we broadcast from Mexico.” ...

Google maps lead to closed Lemon Grove road

“One car turned left from Home Depot. Another car heading to the highway clipped him."

The Lemon Grove Avenue Realignment Project broke ground in August 2016 and was scheduled to be finished July 2017, but local businesses and residents are still waiting for its completion. Tuesday (March 20) the Lemon ...

Tijuana's ambivalence toward marijuana

"Legal in your country, but it’s not legal here."

“I’ve been crossing weed [into Tijuana] since before it went [fully] legal,” says Jorge Fierro, a 23-year-old Mexican-American who resides in Tijuana. “Marijuana in Mexico is sh*tty and you don’t know what quality or how ...

Like a Danish chicken pot pie

Scandinavian cuisine comes to Hillcrest

Over the past few years, Denmark has gained a reputation as being the happiest country in the world. And that might explain why there’s not an abundance of Danish restaurants here — happy people don’t ...

No more Flash in Virginia Beach

Green Flash shuts down east coast brewery, lays off workers

Over the weekend, several outlets reported that Green Flash Brewing has placed its recently built Virginia Beach brewery on the market to sell. This morning, reports out of Virginia indicate a “closed for business” sign ...

Blood from head to toe

You see coral reefs at Rock Bottoms

I met Chris Duenas and his son Jonah on the north side of the Imperial Beach Pier. Before our interview, the waves were about three feet, and Jonah just wiped out on his boogie board ...

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