Monthly Archives: September 2009

Dead Man’s Point

One of the most grisly historic sites in downtown San Diego is also one of the least known. Even worse, the inconspicuous plaque that marks the location of Punta de los Muertos (Dead Man’s Point) is almost certainly wrong. That’s too bad; the true … Continue reading

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Surfing Sanctuary

The new home of the California Surf Museum opened February 16, and it took me way too long to check it out. Having finally rectified that, I can report that it’s worth the trip. I plan to stop in again any time … Continue reading

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Brazilians on Parade

Having missed last year’s first ever Brazilian Day San Diego street festival and parade, I was happy to make it to the second annual event yesterday. When we arrived a little after 3:30, several blocks of Garnet Avenue had been closed … Continue reading

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Airport Love

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Lindbergh Field.  There’s that great location, along with the fact that, for me at least,  San Diego’s airport has never been the scene of any aviation catastrophe. There are the small touches: … Continue reading

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