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How Baja's 16,000 squatters affect your Airbnb

"All homes that are foreclosed are invaded"

Skyline resident C. Valdez saw the January 12 news of the reported 16,000 abandoned homes in Baja California — with 4,000 in Tijuana — that are “invaded” and inhabited by squatters. “It’s a big problem ...

African American and in San Diego

Sherley Anne Williams, Growing up Negro in San Diego, black Muslims, where people of color settled in San Diego, black memory market, acting black

Raised not to hope too hard Sherley Anne Williams was delighted when the New York Times listed her novel on its recommended reading list. The book had gone into a third printing, and her publisher ...

Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, Hidden And Abandoned In San Diego, López Homestead History Hike

Events January 25-January 29, 2020

Saturday | 25 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge The Hanohano Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1981 in Mission Bay. Today, the ocean challenge is one of the longest running paddlesport races in California (OC-1, Surfski, ...

Best Reader stories from 1998

Baja rock art, Broderick in jail, Alan Bersin, San Diego's orphanage, U.S, Grant Jr., top ten San Diego high schools, Porsche owners, Okies

My very beloved Chanita San Francisco, Nov. 4, 1863 It has been twelve years since we were married and I have been reminiscing about you and the wedding. Do you remember how chiflada (scatterbrained) you ...

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Frozen pipes – winter on Mount Laguna

“It’s hard to do business up here when you start off"

The temperature drops steadily as I make my way east on Interstate 8 — 57 degrees, 54, 49. I have brought four hoodies and the down jacket I wear only when I visit my mom ...

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Why these nine Encinitas restaurants are closing

What’s happing to restaurants on Encinitas’ El Camino Real? In the last two months, eight restaurants have closed in the ten blocks between Encinitas Boulevard and Leucadia Boulevard. The latest being on November 25. The ...

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Carlsbad on road to Manhattan Beach

“It used to be the Village by the Sea. But it’s not a village anymore when you can build buildings that are four stories tall…really five when you count the top deck.” DeeDee Trejo was ...

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Salton Sea land owners may luck out

Richard Snow may live in Spring Valley, but he has owned property near the Salton Sea since the early 90s. What initially drew him to the area was flight. He was part of a small ...

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The life and death of Oceanside mobile homes

Even though mobile homes remain the largest form of affordable housing in California, a state of California/Stanford University report said that because mobile home park property is worth five to six times more if it ...

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