Content for Thursday, June 6, 2013

News & Stories

New Mural at Golden Hill’s Jaroco Market

Artist pleased with imperfect outcome

On Wednesday, May 29, local artist Giancarlo Pia installed his first outdoor large-scale mural — on the north wall of Jaroco Market at the corner of 25th and B streets. At approximately 17’5” wide by ...

Satellite of love

I love sports. Watching them, mostly (Padres, Giants, Red Sox, Galaxy, Xolos, Chivas, Sounders, U.S. men’s soccer, MLS, EPL, Serie A, La Liga, Liga MX, MLB, NFL, NBA, tennis, NHL, and billiards, which is too ...

A Lake Murray baby osprey’s bittersweet rescue

Falls out of manmade nest

At about 8 a.m. on June 5, a baby osprey fell out of its nest, situated near the two-mile mark on the path that goes around Lake Murray. A more-fortunate sibling managed to remain in ...

Class of 2013, it's your life

Don't listen to the doom and gloom

College grads, Class of 2013- congratulations, you did it! Now what? Well, first off you can tell all the naysayers and pessimists in the media, your family, and your group of friends to back off ...

It's not about being naked

But you will have to take all your clothes off.

Brook Castrejón Solis, artists’ model booking agent, explains what it takes to make it as a figure-drawing model. First, please tell me what you do. I am one of a few artists’ model booking agents ...

The "Magic Town" of Cuetzalan

Four hours from Mexico City, this colonial getway awaits.

A hundred and eight miles from the city of Puebla in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental, mystical Cuetzalan is dotted with waterfalls, springs and natural pools set in tropical forest. Most guidebooks describe ...

Jackie Robinson's true legacy

It goes far beyond baseball

Jackie Robinson is an MVP once again, more than six decades after he broke baseball’s color barrier and became the most valuable player in the National League. Robinson died in 1972, yet he casts every ...

Rash of burglaries in Sunset Cliffs

Eight in the past couple weeks

It seems there has been a series of home burglaries in the past couple of weeks in the Sunset Cliffs neighborhood. After I registered to nextdoor.com (an info-sharing site similar to the Reader’s Holler pages, ...