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New Trail Will Link Santee to Lakeside

East County officials broke ground today on a new trail at the Walker Preserve that will link from Santee to Lakeside. »

Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King

Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King

Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and... »

Injured, Rescued Shark Returned to Ocean After TLC

Injured, Rescued Shark Returned to Ocean After TLC

A small shark rescued from a fishing gear tangle at Mission Bay’s Marina Village has returned to the great open ocean. »

Metered Parking Now Free in La Mesa’s Downtown Village

Metered Parking Now Free in La Mesa’s Downtown Village

Visitors to La Mesa’s Downtown Village can now enjoy free parking in the area known for its little antique shops, local businesses and restaurants – at least for now. »

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Kids Visit Museums Free in October

Calling all parents! Here’s a fun, free activity you can do with the kids. »

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Preview: Little Italy FESTA 2014

Little Italy is hosting one heck of a street party this weekend: the Little Italy FESTA, complete with live music, delicious food and Gesso Italiano, Italian chalk painting. »

Oktoberfest Doubleheader in OB, South Park

Oktoberfest Doubleheader in OB, South Park

The month of Oktober means beer, bratwurst and pretzels, and nowhere will the great German tradition of Oktoberfest be carried out with more beachy flair than in Ocean Beach and South Park this weekend. »

SD Earns 14 Medals in National Beer Contest

SD Earns 14 Medals in National Beer Contest

San Diego County continued its excellence in all things suds by grabbing 14 medals in this past weekend’s top national beer contest. »

More Than 50 Sperm Whales Spotted Off SD

More Than 50 Sperm Whales Spotted Off SD

More than 50 sperm whales emerged off the Southern California coast in an extremely rare, hours-long sighting that had whale watchers and scientists giddy with excitement. »

New Floating Restaurant to Open

New Floating Restaurant to Open

A new floating restaurant will open next year along Harbor Island. »

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