Content for Thursday, May 10, 2012

News & Stories

Occupy Sweetwater Activist Cleared of Allegations Made by Boardmember

For weeks, activist Stewart Payne has had headlines written that pertain to him: “Violent Threats By Occupy Sweetwater Result in Restraining Order” (San Diego Rostra), “Keep Payne Away” (The Star News), and “Court Protects Sweetwater ...

Of the Joys of Paradise

It is written by Saint Paul in an epistle that he sent to the Corinthians in the fifth Chapter that the eye of man that not seen nor the ear heard nor heart can think ...

An Apartment in Paris

It's funny how traveling somewhere foreign changes our tolerance for things. For a month-long sojourn to Paris, my family of three rented a cramped one-bedroom apartment in Montmartre. We – who are oozing at the ...

Finding It in Shoshone, California

For the record: I’m not a fancy, gotta-have-posh type of woman; I’m OK with “rough around the edges.” I’m instinctively drawn to character, whether quaint and endearing or quirky and eclectic. I like spice, color ...

Near Riot Outside Belo Nightclub

On Wednesday, May 9, between midnight and 1:00 a.m., a large melee was broken up by police in the Gaslamp Quarter. At and around the entrances to Belo nightclub at Fourth Avenue and E Street, ...

Jack White's Blunderbuss

After a repetitive electric organ intro, it's a relief when Jack White's voice chimes in on opening track "Missing Pieces." White knows that you can't stand the anticipation and it's a solace. The White Stripes ...

4th & Bust for Portugal. The Man

I can't imagine John Gurley — the often stage-frightened frontman of Portugal. The Man — knew what he was getting into headlining the Jägermeister Music Tour. Strings of garden lights draped the stage in carnival ...

A Surfer’s Goodbye to Junior Seau

The healing aspect of the ocean was on display during the paddle-out for Junior Seau on Sunday, May 6. Heavy hearts, fond memories, and unanswered questions were carried into the shorebreak in front of Junior’s ...