Monthly Archives: July 2008

Not Everyone Minds Sleeping Next to Lindbergh Field

It doesn’t seem to bother the California least terns who return every year to lay their eggs in the little depressions next to the southwest end of the runway. The seabirds, who’ve been listed on the federal endangered species list since 1970, have … Continue reading

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Horseplay

Thoroughbred racing in Del Mar gets a lot of attention at this time of year, but a lower-profile horsey spectacle also unfolds just down the road from the  racetrack. In all our years of nosing into San Diego stuff, we’d never gotten around … Continue reading

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Kid Culture

With hundreds of children’s museums in the US alone and dozens more reportedly in the works, we felt some skepticism over whether the San Diego’s New Children’s Museum would justify its $29 million price tag.  Did America really need yet … Continue reading

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World’s Largest

In writing about the press’s love of superlatives, San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Logan Jenkins has offered a compilation of San Diego stuff that claims to be the largest.  Among my favorites: — World’s Largest Skateboard Ramp, a creation of Brazilian … Continue reading

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How to Use Less Gas on Your San Diego Vacation – These 5 Easy Ways:

1) Be careful where you stay. San Diego County is more than twice the size of the state of Delaware, and even the city covers a lot of ground. So you can spend a lot of time driving around, depending … Continue reading

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More Local San Diego Food: Go to Italy

Little Italy, that is, where a new farmer’s market calling itself the Little Italy Mercato has just opened every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The action takes place in the three blocks along Date Street between Kettner and State. … Continue reading

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