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River rescue in El Cajon

Four people trapped in Box Canyon

Feb 3 12:58 Swimmer: 911 report of a dog owner and dog in the rip at Big Jetty. U12, 1S, R1, E15, and M3 respond. Lifeguards make rescue. Medics transport victim to UCSD. 16:38 Cliff: ...

One barrel at a time at Embarcadero Brewing

It feels like beer history in National City

This past September, National City’s first homebrewing supply shop officially became National City’s first craft brewery. In a number of ways, Embarcadero Brewing and Supply feels like a time capsule out of San Diego craft ...

Oceanside police confiscate fish thumper

Or a tire thumper, depending on where you're from

Joseph Patrick Zara, 62, was arrested after a traffic stop in Oceanside, because police noticed he had a “billy club” resting within reach, on the backseat of his car. However, his attorney protested that it ...

Nostalgia and sea trout at Goody's Sushi

Go for the fish, stay for the tempura PB&J

Lunchtime on a Saturday, and a Reserved sign was placed before every seat at the sushi bar at Goody's Sushi & Grill. Sitting nearby, I watched as, all at once, customers trickled in to claim ...

Free beer at La Rumorosa

Truck accident near Tecate brings out ethical questions

On February 3 at about noon, a white International diesel truck with a trailer full of beer toppled over at La Rumorosa on the Mexicali-Tijuana 2D Highway, about 60 miles east of Tijuana. According to ...

Rehab failures haunt Donovan prison

Audit links rising recidivism to therapy and training inadequacies

It's home to some of California's most infamous inmates, including Bobby Kennedy's killer Sirhan Sirhan, but one of the biggest black marks against the Robert J. Donovan Correction Facility on Otay Mesa may be its ...

Theatre Box – one sweet splurge

Luxury and sugar in San Diego's Gaslamp

I love seeing movies in theaters, but it’s hard to leave home when you have a big screen TV, streaming and DVD options, big easy chairs, and food available for delivery. That cruel fact has ...

Two seals, one issue

A fight for the beach since the 1990s

The seawall at Casa Beach’s Children’s pool was built in 1931. The goal was to provide a safe, surf-free area for children to play in the ocean. Eighty-eight years later, the seawall is still providing ...

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