Content for Friday, October 4, 2013

News & Stories

Suspects sought in open space pot grows

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department is looking for information that might lead them to the individuals behind several marijuana farming operations unearthed over the last week. Between September 24 and 25, deputies on the Narcotics ...

Grow your own veggies at La Casita

City College standby will be the scene of a new experiment

A downtown restaurant growing its own tomatoes, veggies, grapes in its yard? Sure, here at La Casita (1247 C Street, 619-531-0044). It's the li'l place that City College teachers and students have been cramming into ...

Without Walls Festival: Cornerstone and The Myth Project: Altar

Cornerstone We’ve been hired to work at the world’s most important power plant, in the center of civilization. We will be responsible not just for providing energy to the masses but also for the air ...

Win a Corona Tailgate Party!

Corona and San Diego tailgating: a combination as perfect as Corona and lime

To celebrate Corona's new status as the official beer of the San Diego Chargers, Corona is offering to throw a blowout tailgate party for you and twenty of your friends before December 8th's game against ...

Without Walls Festival: Seafoam Sleepwalk and Hedda-ing

Seafoam Sleepwalk. The Scripps Institute of Oceanography has catalogued countless species of marine life. But they have never - and will never again after this coming Sunday - witnessed who emerges from the whitewater at ...

Bruce, Barber, Prokofiev

The San Diego Symphony starts masterwork season

It’s finally here, the opening of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Season. This weekend, October 4th, 5th, and 6th at Symphony Hall, the orchestra will be performing with renowned violinist Augustin Hadelich. The Concert ...

RELÁMPAGO: imperfect family photos

Omar Lopex's pretend family portraits on tintype wet plates

At first glance, the colorless photos don’t appear to be anything out of the ordinary. Weathered and faded around the edges, the collection looks like something you might find in an unmarked shoebox at the ...

Beer of the Week: Two Kids Pirlie-Winkie Scottish Ale

One of the first drafts from San Diego’s newest nanobrewery

Patience is important for a beer writer—well, a beer-loving beer writer, anyway. Often, I’m in the know about an upcoming brewing company long before they’re anywhere even close to serving their first beer. In the ...