Monthly Archives: November 2009

Dog Heaven

For the second time, San Diego has won the title of Dogtown USA, awarded by Dog Fancy magazine to the supposedly most “dog-friendly” place in America. Actually we won for most dog-friendly big city. Huntingon Beach won for most dog-friendly … Continue reading

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St. Diego

Why isn’t this blog called Travels in San Miguel?  That’s what Juan Cabrillo named the big bay and the place around it when he landed here in 1542.  But 60 years later, when explorer Sebastian Vizcaino arrived, he renamed everything San … Continue reading

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Legalizing Marijuana in Ocean Beach

Recent news reports have crowed about the increasing numbers of Americans who support legalization of marijuana — now 44%, according to Gallup’s most recent poll. (From the late 1970s to the mid-1990s, the percentage had been stuck at about 25%.) But … Continue reading

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Not Quite Secret Seafood?

It’s not accurate to call Catalina Offshore Products a secret.  The local seafood purveyor has been in business for more than 25 years, and during that time it’s grown to be one of the largest seafood import and export companies in … Continue reading

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