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San Diego Reader Classified ads, August 28, 2019

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The Coast Starlight: journey over destination

Amtrak still tries to sell us on the idea of romance of the journey

Few modes of travel better exemplify the aphorism, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey,” than a train ride. America’s interstate rail system is neither faster nor cheaper than air travel, and if you take ...

Plumeria Festival, Nightime wildlife viewing walk, U.S. Sandsculpting Challenge, Wayward Sons, Amadeus

Events August 29-September 4, 2019

Saturday | 31 Plumeria Festival Plumeria species are indigenous to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean but are grown as cosmopolitan ornamentals in warm regions. The festival features live entertainment, flower shows, plumeria-themed gifts, and ...

Campland lobbyist showers cash on Dems and GOP on city council

UCSD uses Union-Tribune ad and story (natch) to brag

Both sides now A key lobbyist for Campland, LLC, the bayside resort which convinced the city council to renew its controversial sweetheart lease on city-owned Mission Bay land in June, is raising money for both ...

Lincoln High teacher sued for sex talk

Used connections with Nick Cannon "to get the girls all over him"

Girl v. world, mother, teacher On October 15, 2018, Lincoln High School psychologist Freddy Moreno summoned Sara to his office. A teacher wanted him to find out what was traumatizing her “shy, sweet, and respectful” ...

Superheroes fight trash in City Heights

“The San Diego Get It Done app is awesome nowadays.”

Martial arts instructor Matt Armstrong and his “Trash-Vengers” crew picked up thousands of pounds of trash from their Azalea Park streets and canyons in the last couple of years — free of charge. On June ...

SDSU elite, not

Your movie reviews are terrible

Joke’s on State students Is this title a joke (“San Diego State – an elite school,” Cover Stories, August 14)? 69,000 apply for 5,400 spots but offers of admission go to about 24,000 to make ...

Scratchy Goodwill rag, or Egyptian cotton from Bed Bath and Beyond?

You don’t need a Tempurpedic mattress to sleep at night

Dear Hipster: I’ve recently moved into San Diego, and into my first apartment post-college that’s really mine. At least, it’s mine and my roommate’s because there’s no way I could afford a 1BR spot for ...

Spooner’s Mesa: once mesa top home to Olive and Christopher Spooner above the Tijuana River

See binational views from a borderline mesa

The Tijuana River drains 1750 square miles from the mountains of San Diego’s East County and Tecate (Mexico) crossing the international border to empty into the Pacific Ocean just south of Imperial Beach. The estuary ...

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