Monthly Archives: November 2015

Best Desserts in Kearny Mesa

Best Desserts in Kearny Mesa

Dessert has officially become a stand-alone menu item. It’s no longer simply an after meal event—instead, folks are helping themselves to sweet treats at all times of the day. San Diego is home to some of the finest dessert spots, many of them right here in Kearny Mesa. Whether you study at San Diego Community College or work at the Children’s Hospital or other places in the area, a dessert break is always a good thing. There are plenty of great dessert spots near Convoy. To help you get started, here are some local favorites: Sage French Cake 3860 Convoy St. #112Sage French Cake is a cake shop that serves desserts and pastries in the Japanese-French style. This combines the lightness and elegance of Japanese cakes with the intricate artistry of French cakes. The result is ... read more

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Neighborhood

5 Easy Steps to Identifying If You Need A Wheel Alignment

5 Easy Steps to Identifying If You Need A Wheel Alignment

Is your car drifting on the road? Is the steering not as responsive as it normally is? Does something just feel off when driving? If so, there might be a problem with the wheel alignment on your car that needs to be addressed by a certified professional technician. However, poor alignment is not the only potential cause of these problems—meaning it’s time to put on your Sherlock Holmes hat to determine if you actually need a wheel alignment. But don’t worry, it won’t be tough if you follow these 5 easy steps to identifying if your car needs a wheel alignment. Step 1: Eliminate Other Tire Issues Aside from poor alignment, tire issues are the other main culprits that cause symptoms like drifting and unresponsive steering. The first step in identifying if you have an alignment issue is to eliminate any other tire issues. Check the air pressure in all of your tires, because low air pressure could be causing similar problems. Although obvious, make sure your tires ar ... read more

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Tires and Wheels

5 Reasons We Think Kearny Mesa is the Best Neighborhood in San Diego

5 Reasons We Think Kearny Mesa is the Best Neighborhood in San Diego

Kearny Mesa is definitely the best neighborhood in San Diego. Okay, we know we’re biased. Convoy Auto Repair has been part of the Kearny Mesa neighborhood for the last 39 years, but that means that we know what we’re talking about when it comes to Kearny Mesa (and your car as well). Today, we’re counting down the 5 reasons we think Kearny Mesa is the best neighborhood in San Diego. 5. It’s Old School Every neighborhood in San Diego has its stereotype. The Gaslamp is “crowded,” North Park is “trendy,” Pacific Beach is “full of bros,” and La Jolla is so beautiful we all forget it's slowly eroding into the ocean. Kearny Mesa, on the other hand, is unabashedly unpretentious and vintage. Where else can you enjoy a non-ironic, retro bowling alley, such as Kearny Mesa Bowl? This neighborhood is full of San Diego spots that locals have been enjoying for decades: the ... read more

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San Diego Events

Protect Your Pooch: How to Drive Safely With Pets

Protect Your Pooch: How to Drive Safely With Pets

As any pet owner will tell you, four-legged friends are basically family. Despite this, many pet owners don’t take into account their pet’s safety when they are in the car. You wouldn’t let your human family members ride around without seatbelts or leave them in a hot car, but many pet owners do exactly this. That’s why we’ve put together 5 easy tips for protecting your pooch and how to drive safely with pets. Get a Crash-Tested Crate While your dog may love the freedom of roaming around the car and sticking his head out the window, the fact is that it simply isn’t safe for your pet or anybody else in the car. Sudden stops and accidents can cause your pet to fly around like a missile which can seriously injure your pet or anybody else in the car. The safest way to transport your pet in the car is to put them into a crash-tested crate. These crates are designed to withstand hard braking and accidents, giving your pet a better chance of making through ... read more

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Car Tips
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