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Eden Gardens dispels past stories, continues to thrive

Eden Gardens dispels past stories, continues to thrive

The second of a three-part series about Eden Gardens

San Dieguito Heritage Museum moving forward with expansion

San Dieguito Heritage Museum moving forward with expansion

ENCINITAS — From a re-creation of downtown in the late 1940s to a 4,000-square-foot barn, the San Dieguito Heritage Museum is looking to add more exhibits.

Jack McCoy’s newest film spans the full scope of surfing’s history

Jack McCoy’s newest film spans the full scope of surfing’s history

Surfers like to tinker. They’re constantly reworking and perfecting their art. 

Highly praised surf film to be screened on one night only

Highly praised surf film to be screened on one night only

COAST CITIES — Filmmaker Jack McCoy is releasing his latest film, which is being praised as the “greatest surfing story ever told,” “A Deeper Shade of Blue” into select theaters for a special one-night only showing March 28 at 7:30 p.m.

For one veteran, ride in B-17 was a trip into past

For one veteran, ride in B-17 was a trip into past

EL CAJON — His first mission: a target over Schweinfurt, Germany. The date, April 13, 1944 — it was a Friday.Douglas Dowell, then a 19-year-old kid, boarded his B-17 bomber with a crew of nine other kids his age and prepared to take off from their airfield in Kimbolton, England. Their plane was one of […]

Book highlights history of Chinese in San Diego

Book highlights history of Chinese in San Diego

COAST CITIES — Murray K. Lee will share his insights on San Diego Chinese-American history at MiraCosta College campuses Feb. 13.

Genealogy search can fill gaps to ‘holes in your soul’

Genealogy search can fill gaps to ‘holes in your soul’

CARLSBAD — When she was a little girl Carol Baird used to sit under the dining room table at her grandmother’s house in Hollywood, listening to the older women chat over tea.