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  • Where to find tejocote

    Where to find tejocote
    The season for fresh tejocote starts in November and peaks in December. You can buy fresh tejocote from: Gonzalez Northgate Markets: Fresh Serrato Farms tejocote, at 29 stores in Southern California. www.northgatemarkets.com. Rancho Mexico Lindo: Grows...
  • Learn more about manzanitas

    Learn more about manzanitas
    Whether you want manzanita to be your garden's main event or just a side attraction, there are plenty of resources to get you started. And with more than 200 types of species and cultivars at your disposal, it will be quite a show: Planting season: Now...
  • Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo

    Kumquats: Sweet-tarts of the citrus rodeo
    Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1960s, my brother and I knew just what to do with kumquats from the potted tree on the patio: We tossed them at each other. Like most Californians, we never ate them. Kumquats do present a challenge for the uninitiated....
  • Rewards Offered for Missing Escondido Teen, Amber Dubois

    Rewards Offered for Missing Escondido Teen, Amber Dubois
    ESCONDIDO -- A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the return of Amber Dubois, 14, who disappeared Feb. 13 while walking to Escondido High School. Another $10,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case....
  • No. 1 One Graffiti Vandal Busted

       ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A 16-year-old believed to be the No. 1 graffiti artist in Escondido and responsible for over $40,000 in damages was arrested, officials announced Saturday.    Escondido police Officer Suzanne Beader was on patrol Thursday in the...
  • Tax Day 'T.E.A. Parties'

    The American Family Association will hold several Taxed Enough  Already (T.E.A.) parties Wednesday to protest runaway government spending and over- taxation. Here's a list of some protest locations: Santa Barbara Tea Party         April 15, 2009 at 1PM...
  • 'Anza-Borrego: A Photographic Journey' celebrates the desert park in images

    No question, Anza-Borrego is glorious in wildflower season, but true desert rats such as Ernie Cowan see the glory of the 600,000-plus-acre state park in all its seasonal moods. Cowan's new book, "Anza-Borrego: A Photographic Journey," celebrates the...
  • Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson is memorialized

     
    Big-wave surfer and videographer Noel Cameron Robinson was celebrated Saturday at a gathering and paddle-out that was attended by more than 500 family and friends in Jenner, Calif. β€œIt was just love. Lots of love everywhere,” said Northern...
  • Authorities missed many chances to re-imprison sex offender and save Chelsea King and Amber Dubois

     
    Authorities missed dozens of parole violations that would have sent registered sex offender John Albert Gardner III back to prison and kept him from raping and murdering two teenage girls in northern San Diego County, according to a report released......
  • Driver in California 200 crash says he is 'devastated'

     
    The driver of a desert off-road vehicle that slammed into a crowd of spectators Saturday night, killing eight people, posted a message on Facebook late Sunday expressing his sadness over the tragedy. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, was driving his modified......
  • California 200 and other races foster dangerous 'Mad Max' atmosphere, critics say

     
    Environmental groups Sunday faulted federal authorities for allegedly failing to monitor the safety of Mojave Desert events such as the California 200 –- an off-road race in which eight people died when a vehicle crashed into onlookers. Environmental...