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Not Yo' Mama's gin and tonic

Ryan Jones makes lemon work with cucumber

Co-owner of Pillbox Tavern, Ryan Jones has something preposterous. He’s messed with that bit of perfection known as the gin and tonic. And what he’s come up with — well, it’s not your dad’s gin ...

One of the Kings Men down

Car-club members remember drag-strip buddy John Scheunemann

In the 1950s and ’60s, the Kings Men Car Club of Solana Beach dominated the Southern California drag-racing scene. Most of the club’s members, at one time numbering up to 30, caught the racing bug ...

Brazilian rhapsody in Solana Beach

Bebel Gilberto records EP at Belly Up

Born in New York City but raised in Mexico and Brazil, Bebel Gilberto springs from a musical family — her father the bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto, her mother the singer Miúcha — and she’s ...

North Mississippi Allstars at Belly Up — a prayer for peace

More dead in the Tallahatchie?

In 1996, when Luther and Cody Dickinson started the North Mississippi Allstars, blues-festival promoters and record-label hacks alike saw the band as the potential salvation of a very stale blues scene (i.e., better ticket and ...

San Dieguito High honors classmates killed in battle

Twenty names read on Saturday, most by someone who knew them

During the Vietnam War, Del Mar resident 1st Lt. Jimmy Mitchell, a member of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, landed at Chu Lai in South Vietnam. On an August 31, 1965 patrol, the Marine from ...

Solana Beach Photos

Cherry Hill Wave Taken in Solana ...

Orange Peel. Taken in Solana Beach. ...

The best seats in the house

No bad Mondays at Solona beach

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mjsolana June 28, 2013 @ 9:31 a.m.

One of San Diegos best little secrects!! With everything you need at your finger tips. The track, the fair, great food, and The best beachs!!! Fletchers Cove!!!

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Ken Harrison July 6, 2013 @ 5:56 p.m.

What The Hell Are These? People keep asking me as if I know everything. I know a lot, but not this. Can anyone tell me what is the purpose of the green squares on the newly redesigned Coast Hwy. lane #2?

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Liz Swain July 10, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m.

Ken, When I rode the free bus from the Solana station to the fair, the driver said those squares are for bicyclists. Some of us passengers were doubtful, but a male passenger said that cyclists ride in packs and this helped them do that. It still didn't seem to make sense; I'll watch this page to see what others say.

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