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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Jesusita Fire School Closures

    Jesusita Fire School Closures
    The following schools remain closed, in addition to any and all after-school and care programs at the following facilities/schools: Santa Barbara School District: Adams Elementary Cleveland Elementary Caesar Chavez Charter Franklin Elementary ...
  • Readers' overrated places of the world: Italy

    Place: Italy Last visited: April My perspective: Four of us traveled to Italy, and our plan was to start in Venice and work our way down to Sicily using trains and automobiles. The first two weeks went without much of a hitch, but after we picked up our...
  • In Rancho Carrillo, a romance with California's past

    In Rancho Carrillo, a romance with California's past
    Carlsbad's Rancho Carrillo neighborhood owes its beginning to, as D.J. Waldie put it in his text for Diane Keaton's " California Romantica," an actor's "longing for a lost place of romance." Leo Carrillo brought that romance to his rancho, which is...
  • Where to buy

    Want to find out where products we found at the International Builders Show will be sold? A SIDE OF BARK: Poplar bark siding from Barkclad Natural Products, 217 Bethel Drive, Canton, N.C., 877-648-BARK (877-648-2275), barkclad.com MASHED GLASS: Echo...
  • Marines in Iraq Crash Are Named

    The Pentagon on Thursday disclosed the names of four Marines killed Monday when their CH-46 transport helicopter crashed into a canal in central Iraq shortly after takeoff. They are: Capt. Andrew David Lamont, 31, of Eureka, Calif.; Lance Cpl. Jason...
  • Put a lid on it!

    Want to blast your stereo without disturbing the neighbors? Line the walls of your living room with egg cartons and foam mattresses. Desperate to mute the sound of a screaming baby in the apartment below? Lay some rubber mats and carpeting on your floor,...
  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...