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In Our Own Backyard

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
6 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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Camping Done the Easy Way
6 years ago

Camping Done the Easy Way

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[heading] by TARA PRITCHETT | photo by Zeena Gregg Photography [/heading]

There’s nothing like the great outdoors and camping is one way to take it all in, plus it’s hugely …
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High Tech Hide & Seek
6 years ago

High Tech Hide & Seek

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[heading]by Tara Pritchett [/heading]

Treasure hunting doesn’t have to be pretend or only something you would see on the big screen. Today, over five million people around the world in …
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San Dieguito River Park
6 years ago

San Dieguito River Park

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Some parks in San Diego have familiar names like Balboa and Mission Bay, but one that is bigger and more accessible is the San Dieguito River Park.

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Old Poway Park – An Adventure is Waiting for You
7 years ago

Old Poway Park – An Adventure is Waiting for You

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With its picturesque setting, it is no wonder that people flock to Old Poway Park for a picnic or to ride on the train that loops around the park. However, …
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How the Middle Class Lived?
7 years ago

How the Middle Class Lived?

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Can you imagine living in an 1880-era farmstead in Southern California?

The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead provides visitors the opportunity to peek into the world of Inland North County’s earliest …
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Blue Sky Ecological Reserve
7 years ago

Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

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The first thing many visitors notice is just how quiet it is.

Located just off busy, traffic-laden Espola Road in Poway, the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve – a 700-acre oak-lined …
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Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center Rich in Local History
7 years ago

Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center Rich in Local History

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At least 1,000 years ago, a people called the Kumeyaay lived throughout what is now San Diego County and Baja California. During that time, the Pauwai Valley was occupied by …
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