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In Our Own Backyard

California By the Letter
4 years ago

California By the Letter

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This summer, navigate your way up and down the California coastline

This summer could lend to some wonderful excursions that are really just a road trip away – pretty much …
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Enjoy a Floral Rainbow in Anza Borrego
5 years ago

Enjoy a Floral Rainbow in Anza Borrego

By  •  In Our Own Backyard

When San Diegans aren’t boasting about the beautiful weather, they may be bragging about the joy of living in such close proximity to alternative climates. Travel a mere hour from …
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Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season
5 years ago

Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season

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1. Some local parks host their own snow days where they manufacture snow for sledding and snow play.  Check yours, or swing by Hilltop Park Recreation Center’s Winter Wonderland …
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Get the Flavor of Fall: Apple Picking in Julian
5 years ago

Get the Flavor of Fall: Apple Picking in Julian

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While the weather in North County may say summer, the apple trees in Julian are whistling fall, and the u-pick orchards are in full swing. Head east on Highway 78 …
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Go Beyond the Beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve
5 years ago

Go Beyond the Beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve

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You’ve probably visited Torrey Pines State Beach, stretching from La Jolla to Del Mar, but if you haven’t headed up the hill, you’ve seen only a fraction of what the …
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High Tech Hide & Seek
5 years ago

High Tech Hide & Seek

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Treasure hunting doesn’t have to be pretend or only something you would see on the big screen. Today, over five million people around the world in over 100 countries on …
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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve
5 years ago

Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

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Canyon Preserve Offers Historic Adobe, Unique Plants, Birds, Animals – and a Cascading Waterfall

It is so close – yet seemingly a world away from the freeways, the noise and …
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San Dieguito River Park
5 years ago

San Dieguito River Park

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Some parks in San Diego have familiar names like Balboa and Mission Bay, but one that is bigger and more accessible is the San Dieguito …
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