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Howdy, San Diego Blog Readers!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 16:30

Howdy! Comment on this post with a great San Diego item  -- a place, a blog, an event, a memory , or something! I've recently gone through the backlog of comments in here, wow! 200 old comments to run through. The most important thing I can think is that if you're looking for ...

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San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Site is Live

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 23:20

In 2004, I complained that the newspaper San Diego Voice & Viewpoint had no website. For several years nothing changed. Well, I'm happy to report that they do now have a website live at sdvoice.com, as reported in the comments. For a long time, my post was the #1 ...

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SanDiegoBlog Upgrade to WordPress 2.6.1

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 22:53

Hey all -- Joe Crawford here, former owner of this site. The blog has been upgraded to WordPress 2.6.1 and seems to be working correctly. If you have any issues seeing errors or other oddness please leave a comment. Thanks!

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Notices of Default: December 2007

Notices of Default: December 2007

Thursday, January 24, 2008 22:45

via Paul Kedrosky, a very interesting graph with some harrowing numbers for housing in San Diego, graph originally on the SDUT:

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San Diego Comic Con is kewl. Leave it.

Monday, March 12, 2007 23:32

I found Mark Evanier's post "What Happens in San Diego Stays in San Diego" quite informative and entertaining. It basically decimates the idea that Comic-Con International would be better off in Las Vegas as suggested by Katherine Keller in her opinion piece in Sequential Tart that ...

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Charger Girls Audition March 31, 2007

Charger Girls Audition March 31, 2007

Thursday, February 1, 2007 18:28

We've had more than one question to this post about the Charger Girls tryouts, so it's worth noting here that there's now a page on Chargers.com answering that very question. Check it out at chargers.com/charger_girls/audition/ -- there you can ...

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Tony Gwynn to go into Baseball Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 9, 2007 13:55

Kinda cool: ESPN.com - MLB/HOF07 - Gwynn, Ripken elected to Hall of Fame; McGwire vetoed Gwynn, who compiled 3,141 hits and a .338 batting average during his 20-year career with the San Diego Padres, said he was fidgety and nervous before he received the call from Jack O'Connell, the BBWAA secretary-treasurer. "I ...

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Placeblogger

Tuesday, January 2, 2007 23:32

Kind of interesting: Placeblogger: Here's San Diego: hey, what's that other fool calling itself "San Diego Blog?" Lame. Here's us: San Diego Blog: Real San Diego Daily | Placeblogger Here's what they say about themselves: Placeblogs are sometimes called "hyperlocal sites" because some of them focus on news events and items ...

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Karl Strauss, RIP

Thursday, December 28, 2006 23:55

Sad. Longtime San Diego brewer Karl Strauss died in Milwaukee on Thursday at the age of 94. Strauss, who founded the Karl Strauss Brewing Co. in 1989, was born Oct. 5, 1912, at a brewery in Minden, Germany. "He was a man who loved life and loved beer, he had a great ...

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Today: Vote

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 8:47

Yes, get out there and vote everyone, it's election day! More.

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Marine Corps Times – Miramar ball says no to Jenna Jameson

Saturday, October 28, 2006 9:21

What would Miss Manners say? Marine Corps Times - Miramar ball guest cancels; wants to bring porn-star girlfriend There are only two weeks left until the Marine Corps birthday, and the air station in Miramar doesn’t have a guest of honor for its ball. Ultimate Fighting Championship brawler Tito Ortiz was ...

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Silly Gubernatorial Humor

Monday, October 23, 2006 22:43

Conor Lastowka sent us this: My personal hero, Mike Nelson (from Mystery Science Theater 3000) just moved to San Diego (working for a local outfit called Legend Films) and made a two campaign ad parody for Angelides and Arnold.  Thought I'd spread them around to some California blogs.  Lemme know if ...

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San Diego Bloggers via Google Reader

Monday, October 23, 2006 10:18

How was this done? I took the San Diego Bloggers OPML file, imported it into Google Reader, and then shared it. You could do it too! Niftylicious.

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Patio Playhouse’s “Guys and Dolls”

Thursday, August 31, 2006 23:14

Steve Cherry sent us this the other day, but our form was broken and that sucks. These photos don't though: Patio Playhouse just opened up "Guys and Dolls" this last Friday, and I did a bit of shooting for their dress rehearsal. I've attached 3 images, and ...

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San Diego’s OnlineBootyCall.com: 1million users!

Wednesday, August 9, 2006 22:25

Vyuz San Diego, ever vigilant for important, weighty topics, has this latest news item: San Diego's OnlineBootyCall.com reaches one million members with only a single marriage: OnlineBootyCall.com, a San Diego-based online dating site, announced that it has reached the one-million member mark while receiving only one confirmed report of ...

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U.S.S. Reagan Homecoming Pix

U.S.S. Reagan Homecoming Pix

Thursday, July 13, 2006 23:27

Steve Cherry of www.wcphotoworks.com sent us I haven't sent shots in a while, so thought you might like these from the Carrier homecoming last week. I was there shooting for the USO. I have attached a couple neat silhouette shots ...

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Shuttle/ISS Flyover

Thursday, July 13, 2006 0:02

Kevin suggested (4! days ago -- sorry for the lateness, I've been busy): Shuttle + Station Flyover Video See anything weird in the sky last night?  The Moon was next to Antares, and the Space Shuttle -- docked to the International Space Station -- flew right past it.  They're bright individually, but together ...

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Open Mic Friday

Friday, June 30, 2006 6:00

Yo! San Diego! What are you up to for today, for the weekend? For the 4th?

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Stingaree

Friday, June 30, 2006 4:00

Back in 2004 I wrote a short piece explaining what the Stingaree was, basically it was San Diego's red-light district in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Come to find out that the Stingaree is back as the name of a nightclub down on 4th Avenue. Everything old ...

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Spy Satellite Launch Flyover Video

Thursday, June 29, 2006 21:31

Kevin sent us: Here is a video of the spy satellite launch from Vandenberg that flew over San Diego, past the crescent Moon as well as Mars & Saturn. The tropical sunset was nice enough, but the rest of this made for a spectacular evening. http://eyespot.com/blogs/kevlar?postId=2692 Thanks! He also put some ...

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