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Jeff Pack

Jeff Pack
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Jeff Pack grew up in North County and enjoyed a 22+ year career in journalism as a writer and editor for daily and weekly papers covering sports, news, and arts, events, and entertainment.
The last time you visited a diner, you probably didn’t make much of an effort — jeans, t-shirt and ballcap — you just showed up, didn’t need a reservation. And when you left, you probably felt just a little...
The San Diego County Fair — or the Del Mar Fair, for those of us that can’t seem to let it go — is set to open at 4 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This...
Poke, Poke, Poke … The ninth annual I Love Poke Festival at the Bali Hai on Shelter Island will feature tastings of poke and other island-inspired food and desserts from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. More than...
Maybe three days in Vegas is too much for you. That's why Life is Beautiful Festival (LiB) today started selling single day tickets for the three-day event happening in Old Vegas Sept. 21-23. Described by organizers as a movement for lovers...
“Meet me in Temecula,” has cycled out of the social media vernacular of Twitter smart alecks almost everywhere. But for the organizers of The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival, now in its 35th year, they are hoping to...
There’s no denying that San Diego has always — always — been a hotbed for avocado worship. Yes, Millennials — San Diegans have been crushing avos well before you were old enough to blow half of your expendable income...
I'm conflicted — proud, but conflicted. On one hand, one of San Diego’s tastiest burritos was ranked amongst the best in the country. On the other hand, ONLY ONE of San Diego’s burritos was ranked amongst the best in the...
Glowing, blue-ish waves are crashing down on San Diego beaches from La Jolla to Encinitas, and if you want to catch a glimpse in person, grab a hoodie and start your search at least two hours after sunset. According to...
Yeah, yeah, we know, San Diego is the “Capital of Craft.” Calm down. If you really know your craft beer, you know damn well and good that the first commercially-distributed Double IPA was born in Temecula, California. Way back...
Mama's Kitchen serves three hot, nutritional meals a day, seven days a week and free of charge to San Diego local women, men and children that are at-risk to hunger due to critical illnesses such as HIV/AIDS or cancer....