Category Archives: The San Diego economy

Algae City

I love the idea of growing algae that could be converted into biofuel, and I love even more the vision of San Diego becoming the next energy capital of the Western world. Yeah, I know it’s a long shot. But a … Continue reading

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Starring San Diego

I doubt that San Diego tourists will ever be able to buy that longtime staple of touristic offerings in Hollywood — a map of where local movie stars live. When I worked on the staff of the Reader, I once tried to … Continue reading

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Slime City?

Terri Somers’s April 29 article in the San Diego Union-Tribune announcing the formation of the new San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology (SD-CAB) included some interesting nuggets about the impact the green stuff is already having on the local economy. Quoting … Continue reading

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