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In Our Own Backyard

Dive Into San Diego’s  History at Old Town
3 years ago

Dive Into San Diego’s History at Old Town

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Our Town

Old Town, San Diego harks back to the roots of San Diego’s early days as a settlement. There’s loads of history and lots to see packed into a …
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Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature
4 years ago

Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature

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Coastal Curiosity

We’re deep into summer: the sun is bright, the sand is soft, and the ocean is so inviting. For what remains of your summer break, take a day …
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Strawberry Serenade
4 years ago

Strawberry Serenade

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Sweet Fun in the Sun

Strawberry season is here! This beloved red fruit is a favorite among San Diegans, served on plates and in recipes new and old. But for …
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Blooms Abound at  The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
4 years ago

Blooms Abound at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

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Springtime Wonderland

Did you know that ranunculus is Latin for “little frog”? You can “leap” into the new spring by visiting the largest collection of ranunculus flowers in San Diego: …
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With Flying Colors
4 years ago

With Flying Colors

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Free Flight Brings a Taste of the Exotic to Del Mar [heading]by Susan Shen | photos courtesy of Free Flight[/heading]

 

Looking for a unique, local and feathery experience? Best …
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WHAT A BOWL   Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving
5 years ago

WHAT A BOWL Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving

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[heading]by Wynne Love | photos by Spark Photography[/heading]

There’s some fierce competition brewing at the Lake Hodges Bowls Club, but you may not have noticed.

Club President, Georgie Deno described: “As …
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Explore All That Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve Has to Offer
5 years ago

Explore All That Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve Has to Offer

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[heading] by Jennifer Frakes [/heading]

“The Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve is a North San Diego County treasure! We encourage families to visit the Lagoon and to join us in preserving, …
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Here’s Adventure! Here’s Romance! Here’s the Robin Hood of the Wild West!
5 years ago

Here’s Adventure! Here’s Romance! Here’s the Robin Hood of the Wild West!

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[heading]by KELLEY GUSICH | photos by Soul of Photography[/heading]

Here’s Adventure!

As a child, Leopoldo Antonio Carillo traveled frequently from his home in Santa Monica to visit the rancho that …
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What Winter Means to San Diegans
5 years ago

What Winter Means to San Diegans

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Winter in San Diego doesn’t mean what it does for folks in other parts of the country.  While they are braving the cold and shoveling snow, San Diegans are surfing, …
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You Can Find Snow in San Diego – If You Know Where to Look
5 years ago

You Can Find Snow in San Diego – If You Know Where to Look

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[heading] by WYNNE LOVE [/heading]

Warm weather, cool breezes, and mild winters – it’s why we live here.  But that doesn’t mean some of us don’t enjoy a taste of …
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