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Sinkholes in Florida Canyon targeted for quick fix

Biological and archaeological monitors will be there

A 126-inch diameter corrugated metal storm drainpipe near the entrance to Balboa Naval Medical Center failed in late January, causing sinkholes along Florida Drive. Recent rains have caused more water than usual to flow in ...

Women's March and Walk for Life – a mile or a world apart?

Abortion the litmus issue in San Diego

Two events drew out civic exhibitionists in San Diego on Saturday, January 19, each expressing a different view about what it means to be pro-woman. An estimated 20,000 participants in the Women’s March gathered at ...

Bankers Hill opens umbrellas to protest 'shady' project

City Council to weigh tallest building on Balboa Park

Nearly 100 people opened black umbrellas in western Balboa Park on Sunday to demonstrate how far the shadow from a project will fall and darken the park. “This is the early afternoon shadow,” said organizer ...

She won without a camera

Instagram levitation technique shows up at MOPA contest

For thirteen years, the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park has been sponsoring a youth photography competition. The contest is open to students in kindergarten through high school in San Diego and Tijuana. Winners ...

Adam Parfrey goes to the zoo

An inside look at how he operated

Ed. Adam Parfrey, publisher of books from Feral House and writer for the Reader, died on May 10, 2018. The following came by email to the Reader on July 3. It is not generally appreciated ...

Balboa Park Photos

Koi pond surrounded by stones, azaleas, ...

Cherry Blossom Festival, Japanese Friendship Garden ...

In 1915 a lagoon was below ...

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