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Remnants of sunken pirate ship Content may lie beneath Laguna Salada

This is the third in the Lost Ship of the Desert series written by Robert Marcos. His first article, “Stay Away From Pinto Canyon”, focused on a unique petroglyph he found in a remote canyon ...

Oceanside Theater Company’s Man of La Mancha shows the tragedy of Don Quixote

“Facts are the enemy of truth!” says Don Quixote in the musical Man of La Mancha. Soon after, he adds, “I think reality is in the eye of the beholder.” Perhaps that’s why the 1965 ...

May 15, 2019
Pete Verboom’s dairy farms west of the Pala Mission

It’s an odd feeling, driving along State Route 76, to come across this ghost settlement, a few miles west of the Pala Mission. “Be careful of snakes,” my friend Kim shouts, “and people!” I’ve persuaded ...

May 15, 2019
Michael Wilken-Robertson’s Kumeyaay Ethnobotany, 100 years of the SD&A Railroad, Venus in Fur, Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships, Alicia Witt

Thursday | 16 Native people, native plants A presentation by Michael Wilken-Robertson, author of Kumeyaay Ethnobotany. Wilken-Robertson’s research has explored the indigenous peoples of northern Baja California. He will discuss the interdependence between the native ...

May 15, 2019
Fox Sports shares naming rights to Qualcomm stadium, plus manages it

Tired ethics network Republican Bill Baber, a member of the San Diego’s city ethics commission, has drawn a warning from the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission for his work on behalf of a political committee ...

San Diego Reader taco issue

Mary Beth Abate No one knows the true origins of the taco One noted taco historian dates it back to the 19th century based on references to “taco de minero,” or miner’s tacos, alluding to ...

Will Horvath assembly bill solve Mission Beach airbnb problem?

At her dining room table in South Mission Beach, Stevie Wheeler is wondering aloud about how reducing the number of already existing short term rentals in Mission Beach could possibly work. “How would you choose ...

May 15, 2019
Hates Hipster, hates fashion

Fashionable junk I must say that I’m disappointed with the recent developments with the Reader paper. I always picked it up every week to find out about music events, restaurant and movie reviews, etc. But ...

May 15, 2019
Gani Beg: the Robin Hood of Macedonia

The little boy was hanging in a pear tree, with a rope around his chest, crying. The rest of his family had ropes around their necks. They were dead. The rebel Gani Beg came down ...

May 15, 2019
“Hey, Mexican Cavalier with US plates. Neat!”

Dear Hipster: So, I was reading the letter from the guy who apparently read a seventeen year old Reader article about buying cars in Mexico, went to TJ to get himself a 2019 Cavalier, and ...

May 15, 2019
Briggs pulls out of San Diego mayor race

Cory Briggs confirmed late Tuesday night that he is ending his campaign for mayor of San Diego. "Four months of campaigning reminds me how much better I am at practicing law than politics," he said ...

May 15, 2019
The dangers and beauty of Otay Mountain Pio Pico approach

This trail features impressive summit views of surrounding mountains, the US/Mexico border, and unique plant life. It is used by hikers/walkers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and off-roading vehicles. It should be noted that this is ...

May 15, 2019
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