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Wild West at Oceanside Airport

Monday night's death in fog

Tim Broom was not happy that a small plane crashed about 700 yards from his home near Highway 76. But when his interview aired on News 8’s 11 pm Tuesday night newscast, he could not ...

Sister Rosetta; the queen of rock and roll

She exuded confidence and strength, taking the stage with fur-coated bravado

Led by a generation of young dudes from England, rock and roll was enjoying its hair-flying heyday in 1973, the year Sister Rosetta Tharpe was laid to rest, without a tombstone. While British guitar heroes ...

Backpacking must haves

Favorite gear and supplies for your next hiking trek

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares ...

Wrong Light signing, Familiar, 2019: Year of the Pig, Never before photographed plants, Gang of Four

Events January 31-February 6, 2018

Thursday | 31 Wrong Light by Matt Coyle Matt Coyle signs his new crime novel Wrong Light, and joins in conversation with San Diego radio host Jeff Dotseth. Someone is stalking Naomi Hendrix in Southern ...

Night people of San Marcos

“You can’t bring a knife to a fist fight.”

It was “righteous self-defense” against a known gang member and not assault with a deadly weapon, as charged by the State, says the attorney for a man we’ll call “Rod.” Rod and his attorney were ...

Patrick Soon-Shiong as a “pharmaceutical magnet”

And the problem with anonymity

Un-bared naked names As a 55-year member of the working press, I’m amazed that a self-described major-newspaper and Associated Press reporter hid behind anonymity to criticize one of your writers (“Writer Harrison skewered on Hinze ...

Santee – where everyone wants to live

Mission Trails Park in the front yard, small homeless, parking woes

Most people who drive past the old green and white Dutch-style barn on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee, on their way to one of the freeways or to the nearby strip malls, don’t know what ...

Mike Levin goes slumming, Scott Peters buys T-bills

UCSD chancellor Pradeep Khosla abully?

Democrats bonding It hasn’t taken new House Democrat Mike Levin, who won the seat of Republican Darrell Issa after a grueling campaign season last year, long to hit the road. “What I saw was an ...

Hep to the jive

How “hep” and “hepster” worked their way into the American lexicon courtesy of jazz and swing culture

Dear Hipster: Growing up we used the term hep instead of hip, as in I’m hep, a real hep cat, or hep to the jive. So, shouldn’t it be Hepster? Asking for a very hep ...

Hoyt Park Trail: A quiet canyon shaded by eucalyptus trees

Explore a popular hiking trail in Scripps Ranch

The Hoyt Park Trail in Scripps Ranch offers a chance to escape traffic and crowds in a quiet canyon shaded by eucalyptus trees. It is a short distance from the Scripps Ranch Village Shopping Center ...

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