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Let Inga Tell You

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  • Let Inga Tell You: The year of living deafeningly

    Let Inga Tell You: The year of living deafeningly

    LET INGA TELL YOU: The day after my next door neighbor's seeming-endless remodel was finally finished recently, I took my newspaper out to the patio on a beautiful Saturday morning to celebrate, only to be greeted by chainsaws. The neighbor on the other side of him was doing an all-day tree job....

Kitchen Shrink

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  • Kitchen Shrink: Culinary voyage exploring seafood sustainability

    Kitchen Shrink: Culinary voyage exploring seafood sustainability

    KITCHEN SHRINK: The jaw dropping Marine Room of La Jolla recently hosted its second annual Ocean-to-Table luncheon, a pescavore's paradise as part of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. The Captain of the gustatory expedition, Chef Bernard Guillas with first mate Chef Ron Oliver conceived the...

Frontline Cancer

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  • Frontline Cancer: Thankful for enlightened scientists

    FRONTLINE CANCER: "Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain." —Bob Dylan,"Not Dark Yet" Here's a doctor's confidentiality: I'm a huge Dylan fan. My admiration for the singer and songwriter is deep and abiding, no matter how much the times they are a-changin.' I've read possibly...

Natural La Jolla

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  • Natural La Jolla: Acrobatic Pacific White-sided Dolphins move into our area

    Natural La Jolla: Acrobatic Pacific White-sided Dolphins move into our area

    NATURAL LA JOLLA: They had long been on my list of marine mammals to see. A few weeks ago, I was able to check Pacific White-sided Dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) off that list. Sometimes referred to as Lags because their scientific name is a mouthful and their common name is long, these...

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