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Garrison Elementary sunk by sinkhole

But that's not all

In late July, it was announced one of Oceanside’s elementary schools had to be shuttered because it was imploding. Two sinkholes at Garrison Elementary caused the Oceanside Unified School District to declare that the school ...

Angelo's Towing contract to be tested by El Cajon

Michigan history looms in San Diego

Tow companies covet a spot on a city's police tow rotation list. The customers are always there. When a car is in an accident, a driver arrested, or registration has lapsed, it's often the police ...

170 cans a month for Netflix

At Tijuana's Ley supermarkets

On October 13, B. Cardenas was alerted on her phone: she had a little over two weeks to turn in her cans — to receive her free Netflix. “I saw the post on ‘Face,'” she ...

The Joshua tree farm in Mission Beach

One way to save the national park

Three years ago, one of architect Bob Craig’s friends moved up to Joshua Tree in the high desert east of Palm Springs. Several hiking visits with his friend, into the Joshua Tree National Park, named ...

Bicyclists dominate Encinitas Caltrans meeting

Path from Cardiff to Leucadia

Encinitas locals had their first opportunity on October 7 to see an upcoming master plan for a mid-city bike lane to run east of I-5, the entire length of the city, from Manchester Avenue in ...

Lhooq Books shocked by lease loss

Carlsbad gentrification apace

Sean Christopher says his Lhooq (pronounced “look”) Books in Carlsbad is one of only about seven independent book stores left in the county. “I have the final hand-typed draft of the Pulp Fiction screenplay with ...

Del Mar, Solana Beach fret over San Onofre

How long will those cannisters be here?

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station may be retired, but to many area residents, it's a sleeping giant. In July, it stirred. That's when its operator, Southern California Edison, was allowed to resume loading spent nuclear ...

How Saudi Arabia affects San Diego gas prices

High-priced stations don't move much

It seems President Trump was correct in his assumption that the Saudi Arabia oil field bombing would not send the world’s gas prices into a tizzy. The U.S. is now the world’s largest exporter of ...

Lake Wohlford's version of Shamu

Two-pound piebald catfish

"I've seen thousands of catfish,” George Scalo said, “but I have never seen a catfish look like that before.” Scalo, was talking about the piebald catfish, also referred to as a “cowfish” because of its ...

Michael Murray, assembly candidate, tries to leave raunchy video behind

Aide to Oceanside's Chris Rodriguez blames humor on the Marines

It probably won’t draw the same attention as Donald Trump’s “grab her by the p–” clip. But a prominent Oceanside city official, who is running to represent the 76th Assembly district, has been haunted by ...

What's keeping Barrio Logan awake at night?

45 trolley trains, for one

In Barrio Logan, it's hard to know who to call when loud noises disrupt sleep. "Enforcement is always difficult but the first line of defense would be code enforcement at the City of San Diego," ...