As a true San Diegan, Brent knows the cutest spots in town (and the most beautiful houses as well). If you have time and want to try them out, check Point Loma (left on Talbott coming from Rosencranz St., park the car at the little bay-beach and hike up the trail) and Bankers Hill, where the Spruce Street suspended bridge hangs in between canyons. Here's La Jolla, again:
I forgot to mention that Andrea's novel is going to be published in November in Italy. Urrah! More information's coming up.
Also, if you are looking for a "different" article to read, check the latest UTNE magazine issue with "Trauma: get over it" (http://www.utne.com/pub/2006_136/promo/12168-1.html). And Sam Keen's interview on the flying trapeze at http://www.scottlondon.com/interviews/keen.html.