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San Diego pothole repairs failing at record rate, but...

...slurry seal chief gets free Forty-Niners road trip

Richard Eugene Matter, Jr., Assistant Director of San Diego's transportation and stormwater department has been meted out a $500 fine for failing to disclose a $488 gift of travel, lodging, and admission to a San ...

Pig changes at Porchetta Shack

North Park's Snack Shack rebrands with a new pork obsession

The first food story I ever wrote in San Diego covered then newly opened hole in the wall Carnitas Snack Shack. That’s hole in the wall in the original sense: just a window facing the ...

Father Toufic Nasr: Lebanese churches can be home to Roman, Melkite, and Maronite Catholic community

Ethnic churches normally have a loyalty that is different

St. Ephrem Maronite Church Contact: 750 Medford St, El Cajon 619k-337-1350 www.stephremchurch.com Membership: 310 Pastor: Father Toufic Nasr Born: Beirut, Lebanon Formation: Maronite Patriarchal Seminary, Ghazir, Lebanon; Our Lady of Lebanon Seminary, Washington, D.C.; Oblate ...

Curtain closes on Scott Kaplan of Mighty 1090

San Diego sports radio star moves over to internet for now

When Wolfman Jack voiced his last show on “The Soul Express” (XEPRS-AM 1090) on a Saturday night in April 1972, the legendary R&B disc jockey was allowed to give a proper on-air goodbye to his ...

Class up your torso with a Polo shirt

Fit is the most important factor determining how good your shirt will look

As monsoon season draws to a close, San Diego men are reverting to their natural attire: board shorts and beer tees. There’s a better alternative: the polo shirt. Polo shirts are an easy way for ...

Two poems from The Low Passions: Poems by Anders Carlson-Wee

Great Plains Food Bank and The Low Passions

Great Plains Food Bank The wind is in the trees again, and I’m thinking it’s a wonder the body can move. The way the mother at the Fargo food bank fingers a can of concentrated ...

Canines in mind at Poochie's Hooch

Urban Cidery Mission Trails adjacent tasting room is dog friendly and then some

Three years ago, former firefighter and LPGA golfer Mary Paulson was a home cider maker who would invite a couple dozen friends to her North Park home for what she called back yard happy hooch ...

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