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San Diego pot producers challenged by rivals

Urbn Leaf goes after Golden State Greens

As cannabis facilities grow, so does the traffic around them. Emissions increase, air quality degrades. Yet the San Diego City Council is ignoring those environmental impacts. That’s what several appeals of permits for three new ...

Lil' Piggy's – that glorious sauce

Texas-style, vinegar-based, and habanero

Ever taste something that immediately fulfills all the flavor dreams you’ve had in one bite? That’s how I feel about the habanero bbq sauce at Lil' Piggy’s Bar-B-Q in Coronado. I admit it: I’m a ...

A camel for San Diego Somalis

You'll know you're in City Heights

“It’s a camel, but what is the point of this?” asked Kee. “Ohhh, it’s a bike rack.” She was referring to a new red colored bike rack that measures about four feet long, on the ...

Pat Hahn, Jeff Gelder, John Van Zante, Kathie Berger, Sam Bass – real San Diego radio

"If you let DJs run the station, magic happens”

January 20 was National Radio DJ Day. I asked some of San Diego’s former radio voices to weigh in on past times in the local industry. Pat Hahn had a groupie at the old Vista ...

Float tubes and kayaks considered boats in Mexico

Lobster hooping good during full moon, but everything else slow

Dock Totals Jan 20 – Jan 26: 827 anglers aboard 47 half day to three day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 190 yellowtail, 72 bonito, 90 calico bass, 356 sand ...

North Park garage art delayed – but on its way

Kris Moore and Don Masse art to go up at 29th and University

The art competition launched last year to add new murals to the North Park parking garage had a stated installation of Fall 2018. Obviously that did not happen. The fading original artworks by artist Blair ...

Surf lingo revisted: 1976 to 2019

Dude, did you see that slab?

When Jim Mullin wrote about “San Diego Surf Lingo” for the Reader in 1976, most surfers in our area were riding seven-foot single fin surfboards, smaller twin fin, Fishes, or the newly revived longboards. Progressive ...

Lost vision in the waves

A big board can knock you out

Name: Santiago Guadalupe Age: 30 From: Ocean Beach Location: Tourmaline Surf Park Santiago Guadalupe was heading to the showers, board on head, when we stopped to chat. “I just got this longboard. It’s a Murphy ...