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BIG-RIG FIRE ROASTS LOAD OF MEAT ON I-8

By Miriam Raftery

Photo courtesy: Lakeside Fire Protection District

July 9, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – A big-rig truck’s brakes overheated and caught fire on Interstate 8 west in Lakeside, Monday.

Flames quickly spread to the truck’s load of over 40,000 pounds of raw meat according to the San Diego Union Tribune and LA Times, or 41,000 pounds, according to the Sacramento Bee, News Break and NBC.

The pungent smell of roast pork spread across the area.


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TRAFFIC ALERTS FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 3

 

March 3, 2013 (San Diego County)--CHP earlier announced a fatality in an accident involving a truck and a motorcycle at Emery Road and SR 94. A section of the road was closed for investigation. Vehicles were turned around at Potrero Valley.


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FOOD TRUCKS IN LA MESA: NEW LOCATION GIVES REVISED MEANING TO FRIDAY NIGHT TAKEOUT

 

By Serena Scaglione
 
March 12, 2012 (La Mesa)--Forget the busy burger joint, the crowded Chinese restaurant or the packed pizza parlor.  There’s a new spot in town that offers an alternative for those wishing to dine out.
 
For the past few Friday nights, GMC Acupuncture Clinic on University Avenue in La Mesa has been hosting Food Fest Friday, where local food trucks can promote their business and people can try a variety of foods at a reasonable price.

 


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