Content for Wednesday, August 7, 2013
- Alien pods discovered in Marina District!
- Oceanside party ends up at hospital
- Matt Slocum Trio at Jazz Live
- SDG&E challenges UCAN's fee request
- Feds deny import permits for beluga whales for SeaWorld
- Panga boat carrying $4 million in marijuana nabbed on California coast, first spotted near La Jolla
- It's beginning to look a lot like Oscar
- Suspect sought in Del Mar bar stabbing
- Suspect in murder of Ensenada priest apprehended in Tijuana
- Hotel magnates, developers, ex-Union-Tribune editor put cash into D.A.'s pocket
- Cabrera of Padres may lead MLB to sports agency
- Five million dollars in art and jewelry taken from Rancho Santa Fe home
- Mayor Filner's lawyer wants sexual harassment case moved to Imperial County
- Lotus Cafe joins series of closed Hillcrest restaurants
- Local firms Sempra, Bridgepoint post earnings results
- Orioles best Padres
News & Stories
Life begins when the day ends
Hipness, hobnobbery, and crullers at 4am.
Traditional art shows can be boring. You go for the free wine and cheese, stroll around the gallery, and are in and out in less time than it took to find parking. But it doesn’t ...
If you know where to go, the dedicated jazz fan can find something happening in San Diego seven days a week. Here are eight recommended spots: The New Dizzy’s All ages. Cover: $15, $10 students. ...
Pasaje Rodríguez totally changed my preconceptions of Tijuana about a year and a half ago, when I accidentally discovered the bustling arts-and-culture alleyway while searching for tacos one Friday night with Reader foodie Ian Pike. ...
Monuments installed, Vietnam vet speaks
On Saturday, August 3, veterans and families came together at Miramar National Cemetery to honor fallen veterans. In a ceremony at the cemetery’s new Miramar Memorial Walkway, four stone monuments with bronze plaques were dedicated ...
Tomato soup served cold.
Films about missing children are as common today as unmotivated camera movements. Shake a cable box and at any given time you’re bound to find a couple. Few are about adult children and even fewer ...
Tarantula? The leggy thing lies on my plate staring up at me. Its ten legs claw out from under a shell of batter and a blob of tartar sauce. At least it’s not staring up ...
They got caught, the lover got the chair, and Cain got a darn good story.
Now to Labor Day is high season for camping. Collect spouse, kids, dogs, pack up SUV, set course for somewhere in Cleveland National Forest, Palomar Mountain, or the sweat lodges of Anywhere, Imperial County. That’s ...
This short hike and visitor center are perfect introductions to coastal birds and marsh habitat.
Just starting out the evening and need to pre-game? Head to Kensington first. If beer’s your thing, Clem’s Tap House, which serves organized flights of fancy beers at reasonable prices. It’s more of a tasting ...
Where to get your groove on, however you get your groove on.
Wallflowers beware: addictive beats and tasty elixirs move San Diego’s dance scene to a new state of trance. We rhythm seekers live forever on the dance floor and DJs always play our favorite songs. From ...
STARTERS: Wine Vault & Bistro One of the best dining deals in town, this hidden gem is tucked away atop of Midtown’s International Restaurant Row (on India near Washington). Enjoy three courses of finely executed ...
San Diego's best rock clubs
Winstons A slice of history in the midst of Ocean Beach, Winstons dates back to 1986 and retains that wonderful sense of all things hippie. That means Dead tributes and jam bands and reggae groups ...
What it means to be a good human being
Membership: 150 Rabbi: Avram Bogopulsky Age: 49 Born: Brooklyn, NY Formation: St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY; Yeshiva Shaarei Torah, Suffern, NY Years Ordained: 25 San Diego Reader: How long do you spend writing your ...
A lazy river runs through it
Current owner: Dario DeLuca Listing price: $15,995,000 Beds: 6 Baths: 11 House size: 12,000 sq ft While many buyers of new, estate-quality homes like to participate in the custom construction of their palaces, some just ...
Thursday 8Oxford indie hits Foals bring Holy Fire to House of Blues. This one’s been a commercial breakthrough for the not-so-British post-rock quintet. According to the lads’ hometown rag, NME, “The art-rockers cast off their ...
We’ve all heard the story by now: 9/11-mania brought the border to a halt. Tourism died. Tijuana got bad. Locals stopped going out. Locals got tired of not going out. La Mezcalera opened. Locals went ...
My father refers to David and me as “lesbians.” Dad means no insult — it’s just that nearly all of the couples he knows who seem to be attached at the hip also happen to ...
Paul Cannon rewrites his “Homegrown” tune for the Padres. “The song has been released as a single [and] we have an instrumental version, karaoke version, ringtone, and a full-length available.”
Former 91X DJ Marco Collins is nervous about the upcoming release of The Glamour and the Squalor, a movie about the early ’90s rock scene in Seattle, which he helped usher in.
Event stalled not just for lack of money
In an interview with Jim Miller of the San Diego Free Press in early May, Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation board member Judd Curran stated that the second annual Golden Hill Street Fair was ...
Thursday | 8 POP THURSDAY: THE SOURCE FAMILY The spirit of love flows freely on the lawns of the San Diego Botanical Building in celebration of the ultimate 1970s commune. Feed your soul with a ...
House freshman Democrat Juan Vargas hasn’t yet entirely escaped the shadow of his previous gig as a California state legislator, and now he’s using his clout in Congress to raise big cash to redeem his ...
Purple Church drummer Michael Prince found dead in Oceanside.
Mission Beach’s boardwalk is one of the greatest locales in San Diego for people watching. There is a superb mixture of out-of-towners, drunk frat boys, scantily clad beach goers, and bizarre buskers whose talents include ...
Jesse Ventura sues the wife of deceased SEAL sniper Chris Kyle over allegations made in a book.
In 1998, No Depression magazine named Alejandro Escovedo their Artist of the Decade, and they were right. Escovedo is a direct pipeline to something that is bigger than rock and roll. First, consider the man’s ...
Recordatorio I was driving home from San Diego and caught Vivian Dunbar’s beautiful, stimulating letter regarding Baja beauty (Letters: “Beauty and Grace in Baja”). Thanks for reminding people of the magic of Mexico — my ...
Officially it’s a non-election year, but that didn’t stop Sempra Energy from laying out $541,025 in political expenditures during the first six months of 2013. The California Democratic party picked up $125,000 from the San ...
San Diego State University, hit by parched California state finances, is on the hunt for a new million-dollar-plus rainmaker. Says an online help-wanted ad: “The Director of Donor Relations reports directly to the Vice President ...
Just in time for back-to-school, a survey of what’s out there in the way of lunch boxes.
So, you think you can Zumba?
So, you think you can Zumba? A blogger does, and she writes about her failure.
Evil Joe Arbusto, Rancho Penasquitos, 3. Bliss Beedle, Encinitas, 3. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 3. Patrick Driscoll, Santee, 3. Butch Hays, La Mesa, 3. Vincent Lee, San Diego, 3. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 3. Galen ...