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SD Fringe: Dr. Frankenstein’s Traveling Freakshow and The Peacock and the Nightingale

Freako-centric Vaudeville done right, Marilyn and Edith done wrong

Dr. Frankenstein’s Traveling Freakshow, Tin Shed Theatre Company The Fringe’s “Off Broadway” space is the stage of the Spreckels Theatre. Tiers of folding chairs, their backs to the house seats, provide an intimate atmosphere. Tin ...

Joe Garrison and Night People do a double-header

...and all that jazz around town this week

Tuesday 8 KSDS Jazz 88 continues their summer concert series with the Henry Franklin Quartet at the SD City College Saville Theatre (14th & C Street). Bassist Franklin will be joined by Theo Saunders on ...

Murrieta mob

Hot Springs history features different kind of mob

Some commentators say that last week a "mob" of Murrieta protesters blocked immigrants seeking to enter the United States. If you go back 40 to 50 years, Murrieta was known for a different kind of ...

Used and abused

Car dealer nabbed pocketing sales taxes

A Lemon Grove car dealer nailed for failing to remit sales tax on over $4.9 million in used-vehicle sales has been sentenced to work furlough and ordered to pay over $400,000 after pleading guilty to ...

NASCAR king Jimmie Johnson thanks El Cajon hometown at ceremony

"I'm putting this whole town in my rear view."

From this day forward, June 17 in El Cajon will be known as Jimmie Johnson Day, in honor of the six-time NASCAR Spring Cup Series champion who spent his childhood there. Mayor Bill Wells made ...

Marshmallow skirmishes, but no war in O.B.

Post-Fourth of July tradition drastically curtailed

To avoid the possibility of being pelted with marshmallows this year, two friends and I watched the Ocean Beach fireworks from my rooftop apartment. We were curious to see if the O.B. Town Council’s “Mallow ...

Sorry, Wall Street darling

For-profit Corinthian to sell, shut campuses after running afoul of feds

Orange County–based Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit college operation, announced yesterday (July 4) that it will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada and shut down 12 others through an agreement with the ...

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