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SANDAG frees up $800M for more green transportation projects… to be built 30 years from now

By choosing a less ambitious expansion of Interstate-5, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) just got $800 million dollars to spend on other projects. In recent years, the agency has ranked transportation projects by need. So when money falls … Continue reading

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Del Mar opening day breaks attendance records, and my patience

Yesterday, in case you missed it, was opening day at the Del Mar Race Track. I enjoy going to the races. It’s generally fun. According to the Daily Racing form, yesterday had an “all-time record crowd of 46,588.” It also … Continue reading

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Comic-Con. Meh.

I’m not going to Comic-Con this weekend, and I do not regret this decision. I used to love it.  Nerds from all over America flocked to the San Diego Convention Center for an extra-long weekend of panels about new movies, … Continue reading

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Military represented for the first time in San Diego Gay Pride Parade

This past weekend, for the first time ever, active duty military personnel marched in a gay pride parade without fear of losing their jobs. According to Reuters about 250 people, both active duty and veteran, marched in the parade. I’m … Continue reading

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Where will I get books now that Borders is going away?

Borders recently announced that it was unable to find a buyer and will liquidate their remaining assets.  Along with archnemesis Barnes and Noble, Borders will always bring back good memories of wandering around the magazine department, spending too much on … Continue reading

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Green Flash Mira Mesa Brewery Expansion Opening to Public This Weekend

Green Flash is easily one of San Diego’s best breweries, and their growth has been as explosive as the industry as a whole (does anybody else love 30th St Pale Ale?).  They’ve been riding the recent brewing bubble just as … Continue reading

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Urban Life and Reduced Carbon Consumption: Go Big or Stay Home

Gas is constantly flirting with $4 a gallon, and like any good rational economic actors, many of us are trying to come up with solutions to lessen our dependence on cars. In the case of myself and Tori, the focal … Continue reading

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