Content for Tuesday, November 20, 2012
- David Copley, 60, dead in La Jolla car crash
- Piano Summit part 2: Flores, White, Davis & Thompson
- Boy charged with murder
- Thee Electric Ballroom: rock and roll and art at El Dorado
- Speeder accused of murder
- Turkey trots multiplying
- Gunshots Fired During Home Invasion Robbery Near Imperial Beach
- Precursor suppliers pinpointed
- Gonzo: The Good Doctor Remembered
- Mission Valley mall rats: don't dress like Bill Cosby
- Jack disappoints
- [Long-]Stem cells
- Your Week: November 22-28
- Uncomfortable encounter
- Not walrus weather
- In the Red and Brown Water at UCSD
- Big labor and business interests to co-host Filner fundraiser
- Mural furor: ACLU nay-saying MLK praying
- Life after nukes
- Pennies from hell
- Mr. Romney goes to Cinépolis
- DIY: holiday gifts
- Semifinals High Five
- Today in Making Up Rumors: Tom Hardy set to play Fidel Castro in biopic helmed by Michael Moore
- Horses and Humans
- Frat race
- Elmo puppeteer resigns from Sesame Street
- Today on Cinema de la YouTube: Boxcar Bertha
- Cheesy Italian
- Picketing over pay
- 25Forty: A la famiglia!
- Flogging Molly going green on the road for the ninth time
News & Stories
As the San Diego County grand jury opens an investigation this week into allegations of corruption in the Sweetwater Union High School District, new intrigues play out in Calexico with Sweetwater’s former attorney firm, GCR, ...
In search of a secluded beach on the island of Mahé.
I signed up for a wildlife volunteer project in the Seychelles. In order to get accustomed to the time change and to get my PADI, I went a few days early. Another volunteer for a ...
A limited-edition vinyl pressing of P.O.D.’s new full-length, Murdered Love, drops this week. It’s available in two colors: transparent red and clear with red splatter. On November 30, the Tin Can Alehouse will host the ...
Thursday 22Clozz-zz-zzed for Thanksgiving. Tryptophantastic, I’m tired. Friday 23Need to get your groove on and work off a couple extra holiday ell bees? Well, shine up your skids, kids, because funky soul brother Karl Denson ...
Helix High School band directors get creative in the absence of funding, including mattress sales and cow-chip bingo.
Hike on a man-made island in Mission Bay where invasive plants dominate the landscape.
Name: Brian Lehman Lyng Car: 2003 Acura TL How’s your commute? I live in Pacific Beach. It’s about seven miles to downtown, maybe ten miles to SDSU. And it is crazy everywhere I go. There ...
Where it’s OK for females to go shirtless (and bra-less) in public?
We talk by phone, Nena Anderson and I, about her winter vegetable garden. She’s been working in her yard, getting ready for the coming cold front. A single mother, Anderson works as a designer, a ...
Are Arbitron’s Portable People Meters fairly measuring the San Diego listenership of FM 94/9?
Hi Matthew:I read that the Sandcastles Festival here in Imperial Beach had over 400,000 visitors during the three-day weekend, more than any previous festival. Any clue how they can possibly calculate that figure and how ...
Hey Matt:Can you find out why an earthen berm was constructed along the north side of the National Trails Highway/Route 66 for many miles east of Amboy, CA? Does it still serve any purpose? Was ...
Rancho San Diego’s Press Box Sports Lounge has a beer selection that outshines any sports bar for at least ten miles in any direction.
‘We perform musical comedy inspired by burlesque, vaudeville, and punk rock,” says Jaye MacAskill, who cofounded Pony Death Ride with her husband Joe in 2009. “As a multi-instrumental duo, our songs reference a variety of ...
Delicate Steve’s song “Redeemer,” from the new Positive Force, is an original, but it sounds like an oddball cover version of the instrumental theme song from some forgotten 1980s TV drama (I’m thinking Hill Street ...
Cali, as in Colombia
In spite of the ever-rising price of gas, I try to get out of my neighborhood(s) and see what’s going on elsewhere. And so, one morning about three months ago, I took a drive along ...
The local branch of Service Employees International Union, the giant public employees union, has been in the market for a new employee. “We’re looking for a Political Organizer to work in our San Diego office ...
A little board, a giant wall, a good movie
About Danny Way, the North County resident who jumped the Great Wall of China on a skateboard.
The Old Globe's Measure for Measure
“The comic and tragic parts equally border on the hateful.”
Ed leaves his order to Cool Hand Kate, Miss Sushi
Kate Murray went to sushi school against the advisement of men who told her raw fish begins cooking in women’s hands because they’re warmer than men’s.
Does San Diego’s great awakening include Republicans?
SDSU student/musician Ariel Schwartz says Associated Students has stopped paying to host bands and only includes DJs for entertainment.
Lose yourself in the service of others.
My son recited a Gandhi quotation at dinner. “‘I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let ...
Though the Obama administration’s second-term housecleaning begins soon, one controversial San Diegan is given good odds to hang around another four years in one capacity or another. Alan Bersin, currently assistant secretary of international affairs ...
It was a good year for collecting child support in California. More aggressive collection efforts helped the state bring in $38 million more in the fiscal year that ended in June. San Diego ranked 22nd ...
Standing Up for Servers I have been an avid fan of the Reader for over ten years. You have written great articles about my friends, local bands, I love the food reviews, etc. But this ...
Owls glide off the thin Wrists of the night, And using snow for their feathers Drift down on either side Of the wind. I spot them As I camp along the ridge, Glistening over the ...
Evil Joe Arbusto, Rancho Penasquitos, 2. Carl Baltrunas, Milpitas, 2. Bliss Beedle, Encinitas, 2. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 2. Patrick Driscoll, Santee, 2. George Elam, Vista, 2. Vincent Lee, San Diego, 2. * Ralph Levy, ...