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The three loud mockingbirds of Charles Darwin

Sunday morning. Trying to sleep in. No chance. Not one, not two, but three mockingbirds flit around and land in the tree right outside, going “Chuck! Chuck! Chuck!” Aggressively, non-stop. “They’re mockingbirds alright,” says Jen ...

April 28, 2021
Where the Faulconer governor money is coming from

Making Kevin great again Big money Donald Trump donors continue to kick in for ex-San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer’s bid for California governor. The latest contributions include $32,400 on April 9 from “Aluminum Treating Co, ...

April 28, 2021
French bulldogs are the 'it' dogs for San Diego pet thieves

On February 3, a neighbor’s camera caught Brody wandering away from his San Lorenzo, Northern California home. The next day and 500-plus miles south, Brody mysteriously crossed into Tijuana. Brody is a four-year-old French bulldog, ...

April 28, 2021
The glory and the stupidity

The glory and the stupidity This is just stupid (“Fires in Alpine, San Felipe Valley, Julian,” From the Archives, February 7). Wildfires suppress animals and kill them. Why would we want to glorify them not ...

April 28, 2021
Esperanto is alive and well in San Diego

“Saluton! Kiel vi fartas?” This is my friend John Drehner. A regular in this column and a regular sage. “Come again?” I say. “I said ‘Greetings! How are you?’” “In what language?” “In the language ...

April 28, 2021
What separates Schoenberg from a toddler bashing on a piano

Dear Hipster: I get how it’s cool and hipster to have obscure, preferably one-of-a-kind aesthetic sensibilities, but I don’t get why it’s important. This is kind of abstract, but how is there any value in ...

April 28, 2021
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