Content for Wednesday, July 24, 2013
- Mayor Filner responds to Taylor Baldwin's on-air claim, "He made me feel cheap."
- RA Sushi drops the bomb
- Downtown retail property sold for $15M
- New UC head Janet Napolitano: "I believe the children are the future... of homeland security."
- San Diego hotel business lagging coast rivals
- Judd Apatow to receive Visionary Filmmaker Award
- The limited stylings of Clutch Cargo
- Filner may be the winner in last two accusations
- Heading to Hearst Castle
- Downtown San Diego Partnership threatened with lawsuit if it does not provide accounting of assessment district funds
- Faulconer and Gloria visit Fantasy Island
- Papa Doug Manchester buys Playboy Enterprises for $400 million
- From the Fringe: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are born, part one
- California sixth-largest producer of solar power per capita
- Priest murdered in Ensenada during robbery
- Would Filner's doom be a Peters boon?
- Best events in San Diego: July 25-31
- El Cajon man arrested in bicycle-related stabbing
- Breakfast at Tobey's 19th Hole Cafe
- Sweat equity! Pedal off the pounds on your progressive dinner
- Brewers fall flat to Padres
News & Stories
Reader writer gets a reassuring tour of Tijuana.
Tijuana is making a comeback, thanks to hipsters, hypesters, and people that never gave up on the border city.
On Filner, Obamacare, Chargers stadium, and the “media company”
U-T San Diego CEO John Lynch referred to mayor Bob Filner several times during his talk at the July 23 Allied Gardens Community Council town hall meeting at Ascension Lutheran Church. Lynch also spoke about ...
Pink Line for elderly men, as well
The city of Tijuana this week launched a limited special municipal bus service to provide secure transportation for women traveling alone or with children and for the elderly of either gender. The pink line began ...
Performance art from Margaret Noble and Justin Hudnall explores generational narratives and struggles with family history.
KSDS assistant music director Chad Fox plays nontraditional jazz: “I’d say that at least 85 percent of our listeners have been very positive.”
What are you reading? “I’ve read two books lately that my wife turned me on to: The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, and Half-Broke Horses, which is also by Walls. The Glass Castle is a ...
At Linda Vista’s Bale Restaurant & Deli (serving Vietnamese, Chinese, and Thai Cuisine), Ed attacks an egg loaf and other morsels.
If you can stomach some ’tude with your food, hit the Turf Supper Club in Golden Hill.
The release party for Shiva Trash’s new seven-inch happens at Til Two in City Heights on Friday, July 26, with Northern Tigers, the Natives, and California 666 also playing sets. The same day will see ...
The Lester Bangs film will be pirated, natch
Interview with Grossmont College’s Raul Sandelin, who is near completion of the film A Box Full of Rocks: The El Cajon Years of Lester Bangs. Sandlein: "I'm an El Cajon cheerleader."
Stand-up paddle board lessons are a good, easy way to learn how to surf. But don’t do it. Surfing is no fun.
Alejandro Rose-Garcia, from Austin, Texas, goes by the stage name Shakey Graves. If this makes him sound like an itinerant Delta bluesman, in the design of his performance, he is — partly. Graves is a ...
On the tour
Making a living as a professional athlete is for a very few. Making a good living is for a tiny percentage of the very few. Introducing Zeke Hindle (real name), 27, professional tennis player. Zeke ...
Mark Alan Hamilton bought a downtown record store in 2007 (Fiesta Records) and his timing couldn’t have been worse. Now he says vinyl is making a comeback (probably so we’ll publish an article about his record store).
Thursday 25If, like me, you were hoping to join the Cult at House of Blues, too late, mein freund, that salty alt-rock banger is sold out.... Chin up, though, I got something Sonny for ya, ...
Unusual rock formations, views, and a variety of landscapes and habitats make this one of the better hikes in the county.
Sitting on a one-acre lot that the listing office describes as the “highest point in Bonita,” the 9045-square-foot estate at 368 Surrey Drive is the most luxurious property currently available in any of San Diego’s ...
Former M Theory record store founder Eric Howarth thins his record collection while at the same time staging “Vinyl Junkies” record swaps.
Firefighting is no less than an American tradition in Julian.
County government is poised to take over the Julian Cuyamaca Fire Protection District. Whether that’s good or bad is an open question, even to those residents who are emotionally involved.
Barb, Dad, and David’s Mexican adventure
Sometimes I forget that a mere 15 miles away from downtown San Diego is a-whole-nother country, with its own customs and laws that, despite their close proximity to America, are light years away from those ...
What’s news to NBC-owned TV station KNSD, at least according to its latest federally required “issues and program list,” covering the operation’s news coverage during the period between April 1 and June 30? First, a ...
Old Town residents suspect the freeway is coming through.
"It would transform the way travelers use our airport, reduce traffic congestion around [Lindbergh Field] and take advantage of the airport’s close proximity to Interstate 5 by providing access right into the airport.” That was ...
Federal regulators have sent UCSD a warning notice regarding the university’s alleged violation of federal regulations in the treatment of an animal at one of the school’s experimental test labs. On April 8, administrators were ...
The controversial possibility of installing new electronic billboards downtown continues to be a lucrative affair for GOP lobbyist Paul Robinson. According to his latest financial disclosure report of July 11, he got $5000 from Capitol ...
A Brit ex-pat marvels at American ways, especially when at Starbucks.
Correction Gather No Moss last week included a misidentified photo; the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral are in Macau. — Editor G-Rated Humor I was amused and delighted to read Barbarella’s “Laugh Lines” (July 18 ...
The toll of large-scale biblically illiterate Christianity.