Editorial

 

San Diego Doesn’t Want to Save Trestles

If public opinion reflects leadership, then the San Diego City Council’s decision not to ratify a resolution opposed to the 241 Toll Road — the “Highway from Hell” that prompted the SAVE TRESTLES campaign — affirmed that San Diegans don’t [...]

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Where the Land Meets the Sea

The seventh track of The Beatles’ The White Album played as the road we’d traced since just outside Tijuana bent away from the coastline it had hugged so tightly. My head was propped against the window, the cold from the [...]

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Cultural Icon Passes Away

Our major feature this month is “Newsmakers: The Year’s Top 10 Stories.” You’ll see retrospectives ranging from the Clark Foam circus to Dean Randazzo’s second comeback from Hodgkin’s. What you won’t see is one of the biggest headlines to hit [...]

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What About Gino?

I take Viagra. Well, not yet, but I’m sure I will someday. That limp nightmare haunts me. The whole aging process freaks me out entirely. I’m 25 and already feel over the hill. In fact, I’m pretty sure it’s the [...]

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Do you care enough to protect your break?

July 12, 2009: It’s a sunny day and there’s a swell running.  You park the truck, grab your board and wetsuit and skate down the path to Trestles. You get to the bottom of the path only to find a [...]

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Celebrating California

A few years back I was on a flight from Chicago to Portland, Maine. Thirty minutes into the flight, comfortably numb from the valium and two beers I down religiously before I fly, I was sunken into my assigned pleather [...]

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Are You SOUL?

Let’s cut the bullshit and call it as we see it: the soul debate in surfing is stale. It’s the one thing in surfing everyone has an opinion on. But as the sport has changed the argument has not, it [...]

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Times They Are A Changin’

California’s surfing The talent pool in California is always often one of the most overrated — in surfingif not the most. As is typically the case with great expectations, California’s New School and Now generation surfers of the New School [...]

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