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San Marcos

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  • Rosarito Beach regulars won't stay away despite Mexico's drug war

    The music thumps, the lights flash, the shot glasses wait for willing lips. But the bouncers are reduced to kicking at the curb, hoping somebody, anybody, will round the corner. Friday nights are slow lately in Rosarito Beach's party zone, and everyone...
  • Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf

    Once-exotic mushrooms -- king trumpets, maitake and shimeji -- get ready to rise on Southern California turf
    KING trumpets that have a texture almost as firm and meaty as young porcini; shimejishimeji that have a flavor that is wonderfully nutty; hen of the woods with a taste as earthy as their name. If you still think the cutting edge in grocery store mushrooms...
  • A few closures remain as fires flicker out

    Disaster aid Fire victims can apply for federal, state and local assistance at the following locations: Los Angeles County • Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 N. Castaic Road, Castaic 91384 • Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway,...
  • This season, Santa's shopping locally

    This season, Santa's shopping locally
    A songwriter friend of mine once observed that some people can walk around the block and see the whole world while others can go around the world and not see a thing. Food can work the same way. With the current availability of almost anything from almost...
  • Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity

    Beer of the Month: Port Brewing Old Viscosity
    Port Brewing, that home of extreme beers down in San Marcos, Calif., likes to compare this beer to crankcase oil. It certainly has the color, having been brewed with caramel and chocolate malts like a stout. It also has a faint note of vanilla from...
  • Robert G. Ferry dies at 85; helicopter test pilot flew record nonstop solo flight

    Robert G. Ferry, a top helicopter test pilot who flew a record nonstop solo flight from California to Florida in 1966, has died. He was 85. Ferry, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who later became chief test pilot for Hughes Helicopters, died of...
  • A soldier's final homecoming

    A soldier's final homecoming
    They stood on a small landing strip for private aircraft at Long Beach Airport. A mother and father, a wife, family and friends. They gathered for the arrival of the body of Army Sgt. David J. Hart, who was killed in combat in Iraq. There were no...
  • Newsday staffers used to call celebs in news for fun

     
    I began my Sunday newspaper article about the "Heidi Game" by referencing an article in the Newsday of Nov. 18, 1968, by John Van Doorn, in which he quotes one Rose Szolnoki of Beaver Falls, Pa., about her reaction to......
  • Eight Bus Routes Cut

    The North County Transit District says it will cut eight of its Breeze bus routes due to budget problems. The District says service will stop this Sunday. It says it is cutting services in order to balance its budget. Beginning Sunday, the following...
  • Digital Arts & The Pink Panther

    Starting in February, aspiring artists will have a unique opportunity to learn the latest digital design techniques under the guidance of four highly regarded entertainment industry designers including, Eric Teitelbaum - Pink Panther Cartoonist.  ...
  • Swine flu confirmed at SDSU, 3 high schools

    Swine flu confirmed at SDSU, 3 high schools
    Nine more people have contracted swine flu in San Diego County, bringing the total number of confirmed local cases to 24, health officials announced today. Among the newly confirmed local H1N1 influenza virus cases are students at three area schools,...