Content for Wednesday, May 8, 2013
- Madame Ur y Sus Hombres - Venada (Sleeve↓ Remix)
- State official: Eight crime cell lieutenants controlling narcotics and violence in Baja California
- Chapter 1: The last flight of the Apache.
- Band singer arrested for trying to hire out a murder, Sheriff said
- Levi Strauss pays big bucks to get 49ers' stadium naming rights
- Police warn of new government employee impostor scam in El Cajon
- As I Lay Dying bandmates react to news of lead singer's arrest
- Porn, Drugs, Takis, More Porn
- Birds, bees & oysters are out at Brooklyn Girl
- Gifts and Guns: One Stop Shopping Comes to Carlsbad
- Penny Pritzker's La Jolla adventure
- You're a good defendant, Charlie Brown
- Santos Coffee House
- Peters declares self-sequester, vows to donate portion of pay to senior center
- As I Lay Dying singer arrested for alleged murder plot
- Otay Mesa: Where the bus drivers eat
- Padres beat Marlins again thanks to Stults and Venable
News & Stories
Some don't do it for the money.
Interviews with women of the San Diego burlesque scene/business.
Ian Rey says it was an honest mistake
About 15 people and a 10News crew showed up at the Point Loma Sprouts market at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, to rally support for Ian Rey, a 38-year-old developmentally disabled man who started ...
Bill Payne’s on the phone from his home in Montana — “It’s a good place to land up” — to talk about his present tour with a character named Dennis McNally (and Gabe Ford on ...
Gatsby née Gatz
Anyone who’s seen the screamy, thudding trailers for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby knows that it is not a paint-by-numbers cinematic re-presentation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s elegant, economic novel. The numbers are there, of course: ...
The largest known fault scarp on the North American continent existing on unconsolidated sediments.
Hey, Matt: During the 1992 Winter Olympics, speed skiing was a demonstration sport. Speed skiing is just another name for schussing. Knowing some physics, I commented that this sport was silly because (all other things ...
"Families are terrorized by their weakest member,” says a character in Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities. The line’s got that yowza zing to it, as if a fire-spewing profundity. But give it some thought ...
There are many ways to go about becoming a San Diego lifeguard.
Professional cycling’s uphill climb
Rundown of bicyclists who’ve been caught doping and the Tour of California bike race.
Navy agency gives update
At their monthly meeting on May 7, members of the Oceanside Senior Anglers fishing club received an update on the Navy’s effort to increase recreational fishing and protect coastal resources. Mitch Perdue, senior biologist from ...
"Did you hear about Graham?” I shook my head and smiled because I imagined some hilarious Graham-shenanigan story was forthcoming. My friend’s face was somber as she reported, “He’s in the hospital. He was in ...
Clint Perry of the pirate-themed Boo Hoo Crew describes his band as “the only kids rock band that actually rocks the kids.”
Will Barton was walking home late one night in October 2012 when Philip Martin Hernandez, on a crime rampage with his young wife (Cindy Altamirano Garcia), shot him a few times and left him for dead. As he struggles to heal, health insurance companies create barriers.
Those with a hankering for gourmet hospital food may hope that a recent sponsorship opportunity by UCSD’s health system is repeated. According to an online fundraising flier, a $25,000 “masters” sponsorship of the health system’s ...
Heymatt: Driving north on the 125 into Santee, I see mounds of something covered with white plastic. They’re on the west side of the freeway. They look like grave sites and there are dozens of ...
Thursday 9Freaky folkie Devendra Banhart’s evolution/devolution from the charmed if awkward songsmith of his early four-track output (listening to Oh Me Oh My as I type) into a full-fledged hippie-jam-band leader (Crippled Crow) into this ...
John Lyons, one of the owners of the venue who will take over 4th&B, has an unusual challenge. He will be competing for business with the nearby House of Blues, a chain he cofounded with ...
Back on April 10, a report here about ten free tickets given to a group of San Diego Unified Port District staffers to attend the “Sustainable Seafood Gala 2013” thrown by the San Diego Oceans ...
Michael Clifford boasts that his for-profit college investments are winners, but woes suggest otherwise.
Gets bumped to safety by SDPD
At around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, a Toyota sedan ran out of gas and stalled along Sports Arena Boulevard., near the corner of Midway Drive. As traffic backed up in the Midway District, ...
Dear Matt: While watching TV, there was a police scene where they were waiting for the K-9 unit to arrive to track the suspect. This led me to wonder where the term/name K-9 came from ...
Still Highest An April 24 Don Bauder article, “San Diego Gas & Electric rates are nation’s highest,” (City Lights) incorrectly stated that San Diego Gas & Electric’s (SDG&E) rates are the nation’s highest. The article ...
But first one text I will note to the more: What will you say saith Christ, when you shall see, The Son of Man ascend where he was before, Doth not this text now express ...