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In-ko-pah flying saucer tour

"I’ll show you around when my coffee break’s over”

If I were ever going to see a UFO, I figured it would be in the desert. Then, last Tuesday while innocently driving through In-Ko-Pah, near Desert Tower, that rock edifice standing lookout over a ...

Hippie fest near Jacumba – more to come

Reader writer moved by "Moonbeam's" work on Genesis

Over 300 San Diegans gathered in the boulder-strewn, high desert mountains near Jacumba, to celebrate Desert Rising; a three-day consciousness-raising festival held over the October 12 weekend. Though it is best described as a version ...

Border Angels takes water out to Jacumba area for migrants

Most of plastic bottles left by volunteers are slashed

A small crowd gathers in the courtyard outside the Border Angels headquarters located at the Sherman Heights Community Center on Island Avenue four blocks south of State Route 94 and five blocks east of Interstate ...

Party at the snakes' place

Rock in a rocky and snaky place

"We got any locals here?” one of the Widows asks to scattered whoops of recognition. “Thank you for coming out from under your rock.” Two hits on a snare drum and a brass crash. The ...

Boulder Park builder allegedly paid a buck a day

Imagine climbing the 30% grade to reach this outpost along an old emigrant trail

The sculptures of Boulder Park have amused and surprised people for more than 80 years. W.T. Ratcliffe, an unemployed engineer during the Depression years, carved the stone sculptures in the 1930s where the natural shapes ...

Jacumba Photos

Hand dipped chocolate strawberries, homemade chocolate ...

Jacumba Rail mickgieskes.smugmug.com

I was walking down the stairs ...

Desert View Tower - Jacumba, CA

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