Content for Wednesday, October 3, 2012
- Vagabond: Eat your sprouts!
- Casa Guadalajara in Old Town: Ole!
- Scenes from Art & Beauty FWSD
- Ice cream search: Late nite cone!
- Basswaves: B. Cute's Art of Sound
- Former police chief executed in Mexicali casino
- Filiano / Nilsson forge new paradigm at Space4Art
- Brewers Bottle-up Padres Again
- Review: Taken 2
- Jury verdict for a man called “Downer”
- Best Pics: September
- UCAN Demands Shames Return $474,000 in Bonuses
- David Mamet on Glengarry and other matters
- Attorney calls council's decision to issue $17.4 million in bonds for Balboa Park Parking Garage a "total scam"
- Haunted Hotel
- Haunted Trail
- Book launch events with 21-year-old cookbook author Nisa Burns
- Tales from the North: Kat Daddy Brewery
- Over $1 million worth of cocaine seized at San Ysidro
- Donors walking: Democratic billionaire Irwin Jacobs and wife Joan kick in $80,000 to defeat death penalty
- A Home for Spielberg
- The California Burrito, Part 1: Potatoes?
- Your Week: October 4-10
- Genetically modified crops result in 527 million pound spike in herbicide used on crops
News & Stories
The incurable surf bug.
Interviews with San Diego surfers who describe the lengths they go to in search of stoke.
This helicopter, owned by Hummingbirds Helicopters Inc. of Valley Center, was recently conducting an aerial assault on mosquito larvae in ponds along the San Diego River. This particular chopper was spraying larvicide onto the edges ...
My college friend Sarah is hitting a milestone birthday this year. The number shall remain secret. The ladies in our dance group want to shower her with gifts, and they’re thinking makeup. “Eve, can you ...
Explore an urban canyon with a riparian area and over 100 palm trees.
Residents who live near a proposed development called Lake Pointe in the eastern part of Chula Vista were stunned that the city council voted last week to change the general plan to accommodate a 284 ...
Shepard Fairey avoids a six-month prison sentence for lying to prosecutors.
Hardcore rap-rockers Hi Def Dynamite regroup after a decade apart.
Today, out of the 35 shops at Pasaje Gomez, all but two are rented as artists’ spaces, bookstores, cafés, clothing stores, and even a music school.
I thought it would take more than the promise of seeing a few dogs to incentivize making a trip to El Cajon in the middle of a heat wave. The temperature climbs one degree for ...
Name: Eddie Long Car: 1956 GMC pickup; 1950 Ford sedan Is this your daily driver? Yes. I also have a ’50 Ford sedan. I’ve had a lot of older cars. What was your favorite car? ...
Membership: 50 Denomination: Nondenominational/interdenominational Pastor: Dennis Hodges Age: 57 Born: Chicago Formation: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; International Theological Seminary, Bradenton, FL; Ashford University, Clinton, IA Years Ordained: 7 years San Diego Reader: What is ...
"I don’t know how it happened.” Ricky Soltero is surprised to see the emergence of both shoegaze and dreampop in the rock clubs along Calle Sexta in downtown Tijuana. He plays there in a band ...
Jeanette Bazzell Turner believes there was a conspiracy to kill her former husband Ike Turner.
Thursday 4Longtime partner in grime Gaslamp Killer (Flying Lotus, Gonjasufi) this year broke out with his first solo set, the appropriately titled Breakthrough, out now via Lotus’s Brainfeeder label. GLK breaks down the shapes of ...
What are you reading? “The UltraMind Solution, by Dr. Mark Hyman. It’s about a doctor who had a very good diet when he was in college and medical school, but after he graduated and got ...
Heymatt:Massage has been an effective therapy for thousands of years. It started a long time before there was a country called “Sweden.” So, how come it’s called “Swedish massage?” — E. Gregor, University City It’s ...
Slurpin’ at Pho Vinh Vietnamese Noodle House in deepest Chula Vista.
In writing this last poem I will have to include everything: the contests lost like tears in darkened theaters, the rain stopped on the waxed hood of the ambulance, my wet shoes — even the ...
La Jolla Playhouse stages David Mamet's blowtorch comedy Glengarry Glen Ross.
The guys in Dr. Dog aren’t going to set any fashion trends. They aren’t particularly charismatic. They don’t have a sound that fits into a trendy cubbyhole. They don’t have a terribly interesting backstory. They ...
Maybe we all hold a certain fascination for bands with offensive names. That, and there always has been, at least on my part, a compulsion to hear the inner voice of a class of people ...
Times seem to be getting better for the City of San Diego, judging from a recent “request for quotation” for the cost of presenting free movies in local parks. According to the document, the expense ...
The Brew House at Eastlake closed its doors for good a couple days ago, leaving many more San Diegans out of work. On the morning of Monday, October 1, some employees and patrons were surprised ...
A lot of top lobbyists, registered to do business at San Diego’s city hall, spent a busy summer shuffling their client lists around. The biggest and most intriguing of the changes, local political insiders say, ...
San Diego, one of the five richest cities in the U.S. Wow. Details?
Groceries & Free Speech I would like to comment on the News Ticker item, “False Arrest and Battery: Lawsuit filed over voter-registration arrest,” regarding a gentleman by the name of Ray Lutz. Apparently, Ray ran ...
Evil * Susan Avery, Escondido, 7. I had two puzzles on my desk so I sent the one that looks best. Having so much fun don't know which is the one hope it's the same ...