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La Mesa eases up on the chickens

2014 rules fixed

Access to local food is among La Mesa's health, wellness, and climate goals. But for some residents, fresh eggs were just out of reach. While they live in single-family homes, and chickens are allowed in ...

Homeless clean up trash in Ocean Beach

"If there is a God, send me an angel"

Every morning before dawn in Ocean Beach, a silver minivan pulls into the parking lot at the foot of Newport Avenue and Abbott Street, parks in the handicapped spot, and out rolls Marc Gervais, Dave ...

Obamas board Spielberg yacht in Baja

Mexican drone footage emerges

Baja residents are saying the Obamas continued celebrating the former first lady's 56th birthday in Baja California Sur. A photo of former-President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, posing next to three others in Loreto, surfaced ...

North County Women's March "was not anti-Trump"

“I think the city of Oceanside misread this”

Was the North County San Diego Women’s March Rally a progressive woke-fest where strident speakers and organized flash mobs railed against guns, sexual abuse and inequality? Where lefties get to wear rainbow flag capes and ...

Safe or not, crossing tracks in Del Mar isn't trespassing

170 incidents in 2018-2019

Del Mar officials want the trains off the bluffs. Transit officials want the people off the tracks. Neither side is succeeding, and with the number of trains increasing from 50 to 79 this year, the ...

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 ...

The North County battle over artificial turf

Jefferson Middle School, Luiseno Park in Oceanside, Stagecoach Park in Carlsbad

An episode of Nan Sterman’s “A Growing Passion” show on KPBS-TV mentioned the idea that unlike trees and grass, synthetic turf causes a “heat island effect.” She showed how one spread of ersatz lawn measured ...

Friendship Garden at border bulldozed

Chanting and a moment of silence follows

On January 12 at about 10 am, a handful of San Diegans travelled across the border to meet with Tijuana locals behind the Plaza Monumental de Playas de Tijuana — The Bullring by the Sea. ...

Why San Diego farmers worry about water

Fallbrook and Rainbow districts jumping to Riverside; San Diego looks forward to recycled

Valley Center farmers aren't alone when it comes to the high cost of water. But it could get lonelier and costlier if two neighboring water districts unyoke from the Water Authority to get a fresh ...

Treated everyone to breakfast at Oceanside Denny's

What would you do with stolen credit card?

The registered owner of the red Nissan 2016 Rogue was part of a group who woke up last June 9. He was staying in a vacation home the group had rented in the 800 block ...

O.B. cop with a heart of gold

Rite Aid lets thief keep hoodie, but he was still cold

San Diego Police officers responded to a shoplifting incident at Rite Aid in Ocean Beach at Niagara and Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Monday morning (Jan. 6). When officers arrived about 5 am, the suspect was waiting ...