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Over the Fence: Charles Phoenix brings his retro slide show to the California Auto Museum

Charles Phoenix has been called the Ambassador of Americana, The King Of Kitsch, The Ringmaster of Retro. Who is Charles Phoenix? He’s all that and more. Phoenix is best known for his comedic retro slide shows which showcase his collection

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Eclectic yard sale in the HP The annual Hollywood Park Neighborhood Mega Yard Sale is Saturday, Oct. 3. This fun neighborhood event has been going on since 2003. HP residents Kathy Spitzer and Debbie Keller, with help from Dwight Coleman

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Track 7 Brewery held annual Chili Cook-Off Band leader and trumpeter Harry James once said, “Next to music there is nothing that lifts the spirit and strengthens the soul more than a good bowl of chili.” Mark and Toni Groth

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Come-N-Go on Freeport Gets a Makeover The Come-n-Go is back! It even has that new convenience store smell. The convenience store on the corner of Meer and Freeport had fallen on hard times the past several years. The outside of

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Forrest works on the shed, as a pony looks on. / Photos by Greg Brown There are always interesting things happening in William Land Park. If you look around, you’ll observe people doing stuff. I noticed a couple of guys

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Over the Fence columnist, Greg Brown, is also a chef at the little league snack shack. Nice hat. The Culinerdy Cruzer food truck was on location at the fundraiser for Georgia Kukowski, a mother of two who is undergoing cancer

Over The Fence What’s next for the former Vic’s IGA?

Old Good Eats What’s the latest scoop on the former Vic’s IGA Supermarket in South Land Park? The store was shut down in March and rumors are running rampant all over social media about what will take its place. If

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What’s next for the former Vic’s IGA?

Collected Works on Freeport Boulevard is closing. / Photos by Greg Brown What’s the latest scoop on the former Vic’s IGA Supermarket in South Land Park? The store was shut down in March and rumors are running rampant all over

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Rail To Trail in South Land Park

Brian Ebbert, Sharon Louie, and her daughter hanging out on the Del Rio Trail to discuss the Rail to Trail The Del Rio Trail in South Land Park sounds like something John Wayne would have rode a Stagecoach through in

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BAN THE ICE CREAM MAN? The Ice Cream Man brings back memories of childhood, like running after the ice cream truck and waving a quarter I shook from my piggy bank on a hot summer day. The Ice Cream Man