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House Mix: Tech House, Progressive House, and Robocop

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Listening to lots of house in 2011 ... finally mixed up some this weekend ... a techy and progressive work-out: Robocop Intro .. Power of One .. Funk With Me .. Future Fools .. Esperanza .. Love It .. Kitsch ...

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Sanders says city should fund stadium by selling the sun

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“When people think of San Diego, they think of sunshine,” said San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders. “I’m here to tell you we can make money off that.” At a press conference held at City Hall, Sanders said the city could ...

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Wikileaks: CIA staked out OB

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The ongoing drama surrounding leaked diplomatic cables came to Ocean Beach today when the Wikileaks organization released a report from an American intelligence agent sent to OB to investigate “possible revolutionary sentiment.” The report, which the unidentified agent submitted in ...

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Miscellaneous Heathens party, procession, and hokey-pokey

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[note: apparently this site stopped allowing YouTube videos to be added to blog posts. For video of this event, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvfE03hcsNE ] My wife and I arrived at Dusty Rhodes Park at about 6pm, to a friendly dance party ...

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Stick Figure brings sweet finish to Farmer's Market set

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Our final installment from Stick Figure's awesome hour-long show at the OB Farmer's Market on March 31, 2010. This segment starts with So Good, a Stick Figure original inspired by Gary Jules's Mad World, from the Donnie Darko soundtrack. Then ...

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More of Stick Figure at the OB Farmer's Market

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It's been 3 weeks since the OB in HD crew took in Stick Figure's Wednesday evening show at the Ocean Beach Farmer's Market, and we're still enjoying the sights and sounds from the performance. In this 10-minute segment, our next-to-last ...

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Stick Figure covers Leaving Babylon and goes for Livin' It

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The fourth installment in our series of clips from Stick Figure's hour-long set at the Ocean Beach Farmer's Market on March 31, 2010. This segment features two tunes, a cover of the Bad Brains classic Leaving Babylon and the first ...

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Stick Figure plays We Get High, Bring Down, and If This World Were Mine

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Part 3 in a series of clips from Stick Figure's superb performance at the OB Farmer's Market on March 31, 2010. The trio of banging songs featured in this segment are We Get High, Bring Down, and If This World ...

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Stick Figure's opening 10 minutes

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The previous episode of OB in HD featured highlights from Stick Figure's terrific hour-long set at the Ocean Beach Farmer's Market on March 31, 2010. In this installment, we enjoy the first 10 minutes of the show, with the band ...

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Stick Figure live at Ocean Beach Farmer's Market

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When the OB in HD crew first caught a Stick Figure performance at June 2009's Ocean Beach Street Fair, it was love at first bassline. The band's take on reggae combines masterful musicianship with smart, soulful lyrics and a deep ...

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OBHS Wisteria Party at Ned Titlow's

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The Ocean Beach Historical Society held its annual Wisteria Party on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20, 2010. Each year, the party takes place at Ned Titlow's home on the 4700 block of Niagara Avenue. The purple wisteria ...

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Lemon Tree Hummingbird

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Spring hasn't quite reached Ocean Beach, but green shoots are thick on every lawn -- and a close look at neighborhood nature reveals plenty of other signs that the next season is drawing near. In this episode of OB in ...

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Ocean Beach at 200 miles per hour

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The OB in HD crew recently relocated to North Park. We're really digging our new neighborhood, and at the same time, we've found ourselves craving little touches of Ocean Beach - like the area's trademark sunsets, which unleash their glory ...

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Sped-Up Sunset Scenes

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A few scenes from a mid-January sunset on Ocean Beach, played back at 4 to 10 times normal speed. Highlights include a steady stream of beachgoers, a big squad of birds doing a fly-by, and set after set of waves ...

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More Surf Scenes from Osprey

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Here's more surfing footage from a mid-December day at Sunset Cliffs' Osprey, which seems to have been Neighbor John's go-to break for the month. John is a serious surfer who puts in an average of a few hours per day, ...

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Foggy Nightfall Down By The Pier

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As the first week of 2010 came to a close, some fog rolled into Ocean Beach, blocking out the sunset and lending a soupy feel to the area around the pier and the foot of Newport Avenue. In this installment ...

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As Sunset As Cliffs Can Get

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Sunset Cliffs lived up to their name on a recent Monday evening. The sun, during and after its last half-hour above the horizon, cast an array of dazzling lights and colors as Neighbor John and others surfed Lescomb's, Indicator's, Bird ...

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When the Deluge Ended

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In Ocean Beach yesterday, it started raining before sunrise. The intensity of the downpour and the winds it blew in on seemed to increase as the day wore on. At about 4pm, just after reaching its most torrential point, the ...

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Strolling Octoberfest with Lila

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Back on Saturday, October 10, Octoberfest came to Ocean Beach. Festivities included a bratwurst eating contest, a stein holding competition, and live music - including traditional German drinking songs from the Bavarian Beer Garden Band. Overall, it was a perfect ...

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Back to Osprey for Some Sundowner Surf

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Neighbor John and others enjoy a sundowner surf session on a recent Sunday at Osprey on Sunset Cliffs. The high tide makes for some lumps and bumps, but the breakers are big enough and fast enough to offer up fun ...

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