Monthly Archives: October 2009

Edible Again

The first issue of Edible San Diego appeared in local farmers’ markets in the spring of 2008. As soon as I saw a copy, I subscribed, and the issues that arrived in my mailbox every few months never disappointed me. From … Continue reading

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Itchy Camouflage

One of the more prominent landmarks along I-5 as you pass Old Town heading south toward downtown San Diego is the jagged-roofed complex that now houses the Navy’s SpaWar (Space and Naval Warfare) center. Today the Navy works on tactical and non-tactical … Continue reading

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Horses and Helicopters

There’s a truism that San Diego has more horses per capita than any other county in the US. I don’t know if that’s true today — if it ever was — but certain parts of the county still have a strong equestrian … Continue reading

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Beer Boulevard

                  I mis-tweeted.  It was actually the Men’s Journal (October 5) that crowed about 30th Street being “easily the nation’s best beer boulevard,” not Food & Wine. (Food & Wine did its gushing about … Continue reading

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Within the confines of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park are one of the richest and most varied fossil repositories (for its time) in all the Western Hemisphere. The finds span most of the last 7 million years, and they include … Continue reading

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