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Niederfrank's Ice Cream – so far behind in modern technology

National City equipment goes back 100 years

A sign posted inside Niederfrank's Ice Cream declares, “We make our ice cream by some of the most antique, inefficient, outdated, and expensive process in the world.” Home-made ice cream shops have been cropping up ...

Soapy Joe's too popular for Oceanside strip mall

Can they move to the old CHP lot?

"There have times when my customers can’t leave because the Soapy Joe's line of cars has taken over the entire parking lot. Their customers waiting in line often won't let anyone out of their parking ...

Pay disparities rock San Diego's city hall

White men: $98,026, Black women: $59,816

San Diego's male firefighters have a significant edge when it comes to collecting chunks of lucrative overtime pay, leaving the annual salaries of the few women in the Fire-Rescue department far behind their male counterparts ...

City College prof collects rainwater on Mt. Helix

Anyone with roof can do it

Chris Baron purchased a home on Mt. Helix in 2007. The house sat on a half-acre of land, so he would have a rather large canvas to work with when it came to landscaping. He ...

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