Content for Saturday, October 23, 2010

News & Stories

Encinitas City Council Candidate Tony Kranz Accused of “Attack”

Roger Ogden, a Hillcrest resident who claims to have worked for 30 years at a local research-and-development center as a physicist and project manager, spoke before the Encinitas City Council meeting on Wednesday, October 20, ...

San Diego City Council Stalls Vote on New Energy-Saving Streetlights

On October 19, the San Diego City Council moved to further analyze the adoption of an ordinance and resolution that would authorize issuance of $13 million in “Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds” to pay for more ...

Neighbors for a Transit Solution Address Del Mar City Council About Train Platform

A group of residents named Neighbors for a Transit Solution appeared before the Del Mar City Council on October 18 to protest the possible construction of a multimillion-dollar train platform between 21st and 24th streets ...

Redesign of Thee Bungalow Near Complete, Bo-Beau to Debut

Bo-Beau Kitchen & Bar is the name given to the restaurant once occupied by Thee Bungalow. The rear exterior has been remodeled to resemble a French chateau patio with a large outdoor pizza oven. A ...

Wrigley Field, Chicago

Built in 1914, just two years after Boston’s Fenway Park, Wrigley Field is America’s second-oldest ballpark. But the Wrigley family (as in the gum) didn’t own the venue until 1920, when it was known as ...

Kill City, by Iggy Pop and James Williamson

Was he really kickin' his habit? Although KC was cranked out during interludes from the nut house he was thrown into for heroin fixation, Pop's ferocious as ever (possibly fortified by the coke David Bowie ...

Lima, Peru

With 9.2 million people, Lima is the fifth-largest city in Latin America behind Mexico City, Rio de Janiero, Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires. The municipality of Lima, Peru, has 43 separate districts, each with its ...

Portugalia in O.B. Hosts Hip-Hop Family Reunion

Peering at the audience on the small dance floor of Portagalia in Ocean Beach, you realize that We Are Hip Hop II is less a concert than a family reunion. It starts onstage. Between Trust ...

Not in My Backyard: City Council Agrees on Civic Center Concourse for Winter Shelter

Michelle Gannon, spokesperson for city council president Ben Hueso, phoned this correspondent Thursday evening to set the record straight; the email sent by Stephen Hill stating that it was Hueso's decision to include Balboa Park's ...

Encinitas Middle School Locked Down After Traffic Accident Suspect Flees

Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Encinitas’s Oak Crest Middle School rushed to the nearest classroom after being told there was a suspect that had gotten away from police on Friday, October 22. During lunch, at ...