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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

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Military Commissaries Get Temporary Reprieve From Budget Ax

July 22
By Beth Ford Roth
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Congress has voted to restore $200 million in cuts to the taxpayer subsidies that help fund military commissaries.

5 Cool Summer Suppers To Beat The Heat In San Diego

July 16
Midday Edition
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When the temperatures rises, turn to these cool summer recipes by San Diego food writer Caron Golden and Blind Burrito executive chef Sara Polczynski.

San Diego County Fair Ends 24-Day Run With Record-Breaking Numbers

July 7
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Nearly 1.5 million people attended the San Diego County Fair this year, consuming thousands of strange foods and delectable treats.

San Diego Summer Fun Cafe Program Expands To Fill Nutrition Gap

June 25
By Dwane Brown
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One out of every four school children in San Diego is eligible for the city’s free lunch program, but during the summer these kids lose access to one of the only meals they'll get all day.

Whole Foods To Pay Nearly $800,000 For Overcharging Customers

June 24
By City News Service
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Whole Foods will pay nearly $800,000 to settle allegations of overcharging customers, prosecutors in San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Monica announced Tuesday.

Baja Chefs Come Together For Conservation

June 18
Midday Edition
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Wildcoast's third annual Baja Bash serves up Baja-inspired sustainable cuisine, wine and beer while raising funds to benefit Baja's coast and ocean.

Memorial Day Freebies And Discounts For Military Families

May 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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Many nationwide restaurant and retail chains are honoring the military this Memorial Day by offering discounts - and in some cases freebies - to active duty service members and veterans.

Writer Ruth Reichl Sees The World Food First

May 14
Midday Edition
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Former New York Times food critic and writer Ruth Reichl sees the world food first. We'll hear about her first novel, 'Delicious' and her thoughts on the legacy of "Gourmet" magazine. Reichl will be at the Chino Farm on May 18

Drought Reduces Rice Crops, Raises Prices

May 2
Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio

California's drought may drive up the price of rice and affect the state's export of the grain.

Fast Food Outlets On Military Bases Not Subject To New Minimum Wage Rules

April 22
By Beth Ford Roth
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No need bid adieu to that Big Mac. The U.S. Department of Labor is temporarily exempting fast food restaurants on Navy and Marine Corps installations from new minimum wage rules that led to the closure of McDonald's restaurants on several bases.

San Marcos Students Help Fight Hunger In North County

April 13
Promise Yee
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Students at two high schools in San Marcos are helping fight hunger in North County one bowl at a time. They're making ceramic bowls and then selling them at fundraisers to benefit the local food bank.

Gluten: The Marketing Versus The Science

Feb. 27
By David Wagner
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Gluten-free foods have been claiming more and more space on grocery store shelves lately. But the commercial take on gluten doesn't always square with science.

Nestle Recalls Some Of Its Hot Pockets As Part Of Larger Meat Recall

Feb. 18
Associated Press

Nestle said Tuesday that it is recalling an unspecified number of "Philly Steak" and its "Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese" Hot Pockets in certain sizes. No illnesses have been reported.

Decoding The Paleo Diet

Feb. 3
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Discussions of diet have some people arguing that our modern use of grains, including bread and cake, is unhealthy. The premise of the "paleo diet" says we're best off going back to the kind of diet that preceded the agricultural revolution of early human civilization.

What Can City Heights Residents Do In Response To Albertsons Store Closure?

Jan. 28
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The largest supermarket in the community of City Heights is shutting its doors next month. The loss of Albertsons might increase the neighborhood's reputation as a "food desert."