by Roberta Murphy Carlsbad, CA–Friends in the Midwest and East Coast are starting to swear (literally) that snow is a vile four-letter word. They are tired of the cold, the slush and dreary skies. They long for sunshine, balmy weather, sandy beaches and blue skies. In short, they long for San Diego with its sunshine,
by Roberta Murphy California and San Diego Voters At election time in California, it is always interesting to see what issues voters put on the ballots with their Propositions-and the voting results are always interesting. Yesterday, California and San Diego voters passed or voted down the following issues: Passed the controversial Propositon 8, which bans
by Roberta Murphy San Diego Nude Beaches threatened? I’ve never really given much thought to San Diego County’s two nude beaches: Black’s Beach in La Jolla and San Onofre State Beach at the northern tip of San Diego County. Both are pretty secluded and it appears the nudists are a pretty peaceable lot. At least
by Roberta Murphy Our family spent many of its early years in Big Bear Lake, California–but often came here looking for things to do with kids in San Diego. The mountains were wonderful, and our three sons enjoyed seven years of ski racing, mountain biking, tree house and igloo-building, and life in a small village.
by Roberta Murphy San Diego: A Dream Destination for Foreign Investors Two foreign investors decided to retire to Encinitas a couple of years ago. He was very specific in what he wanted in his North San Diego County luxury home. She wanted a home with a pool, outdoor entertaining areas, enough bedrooms to accommodate a couple of guests,
by Roberta Murphy Near-naked butts are fine, but the smoking kind are now off limits at almost all San Diego beaches. The most recent prohibition against butts and smoking on beaches comes from San Diego’s northernmost city, Oceanside. And although tickets are not currently being issued there, signs will be going up after Labor Day