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Slow season but "we’re smoking 560 pounds”

Apple and cherry wood give a fruity flavor, pecan a nutty flavor

Hail to the chef! That’s what I’m thinking as Danny lowers two whole racks of pork ribs into the maws of his Smokaroma Bar-B-Q Boss. He says it’s a wood-fired pressure-cooker. No more fuming black ...

It’s coyote time — guard the pets and tykes

“This is when the young leave to find new territories.”

“We started hearing barking from the neighbor’s dog and then right after that we heard one of their dogs start yelping frantically,” said Angie Lira, “I [then] saw three coyotes; two were walking towards Gables ...

Shots fired! But where?

Acoustic sensors will give origin of gunfire to police

Acoustic sensors tuned to capture and record the sound of gunshots and report them to the police department are coming to Southeastern San Diego. According to a September 26 public notice the city and its ...

The cross is everything

"There is a place that sinners desire to be all alone."

After a week of being beaten up by the world, listen to Pastor Henderson.

Theo Tucker bikes, swims, and runs to find his sporting identity again

"I was the one that was abused."

She's like, "It's cycling, running, and swimming stuff." And I'm like, "I don't swim."

San Diego Police debut low rider to strengthen community relations

"We want drug-dealing gangbangers to feel more at home in the back seat."

"Right now," said San Diego Po-Po Super-Chief William "Hands Down" Lansdowne at the cruiser's inaugural pump-n-bump, "there is a stigma associated with police cruisers. Hoodlums feel self-conscious about being taken downtown in such spec machines." ...

Hands-on high schools

The days of standing in front of a class to teach are over.

Career and technical training used to be called vocational or trade school. San Diego Unified School District has tried to put a new face on the program with much success.

Who Plays Who: Skyline Murder-Suicide Edition

In 21 Grams, Benicio del Toro played Jack Jordan, a tortured soul who killed another man and sought to commit suicide. Alfredo Pimienta allegedly killed his two daughters and committed suicide. On Sons of Anarchy, ...

The Sarcastic Killer

San Diego’s mean streets

A boy 3-1/2 months old was the youngest homicide victim in San Diego County during the first half of 2007. The oldest was a 75-year-old woman. Both were killed by family members, allegedly, the infant ...

Southeast: It's Much More Than Mean Streets

An inexact guide to an uncertain community

He turns a corner near 38th and Acacia, where a new auto body shop has been squeezed between two homes. Nielsen shakes his head. "Only in Southeast. Where else would that be allowed to happen?"

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