Content for Thursday, June 5, 2014


News & Stories

Old McDonald’s had some history

Oceanside burger joint to get facelift (and lipo?)

Demolition of one of the county’s oldest original McDonald’s sites began on June 3. Located at 137 Canyon Drive, near Mission Avenue, the restaurant was one of three McDonald’s locations that served the San Diego ...

Scandal-raising questions at U-T San Diego

Editorialist's relationship and other unmentionables mark dark coverage

Days after a sweep of many key election races in his favor, San Diego real estate developer Douglas Manchester's U-T San Diego has run an unorthodox front-page pitch for subscribers. The entire page is blank, ...

Last Call: Book of Mormon, Happy Days, Mud Blue Sky

Three high quality shows must close this Sunday, June 8.

The Book of Mormon Maybe THE most hype-heavy show ever to come to the San Diego Civic lives up to all the accolades. Witten by the creators of South Park, the musical is guaranteed to ...

Poop-pipe redo

I.B. council approves replacement of failing sewer line

The Imperial Beach City Council voted Wednesday night, June 5, to replace a failing sewer line and to move forward on paving unpaved alleys. The repair to the sewer line that runs under Highway 75 ...

From Don Draper to Don Ho

Cat Eye Club transitions from toney to tiki

“This place looks out of my league,” my friend texted me hours before we were planning to meet downtown for drinks and appetizers. He was referring to the Cat Eye Club, which, during its first ...

Talkin' 'bout new generation

"The contrast between Scott Peters and...Carl DeMaio could not be more stark."

Votes were hardly tallied before shots began flying in what's expected to be a hotly contested 52nd Congressional District race between Democratic incumbent Scott Peters and former city councilmember and onetime mayoral hopeful Carl DeMaio, ...

With apologies to William Blake

Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night How did you end up in there, Trapped beneath my vacant stare? Am I supposed to quake in awe At thy claws, thy fearsome jaw? ...

Summer Youth Media & Tech Camps at Media Arts Center

Other than films screened at the Digital Gym and San Diego Latino Film Festival, it’s been too long since The Big Screen has plugged any of the more academic pursuits put forth by the Media ...

Engage with Edgeland Futurism

Alterity, liminality explored by students at Space 4 Art

Abraham Lincoln once said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” It was under this premise that Ash Eliza Smith has spent the last several months teaching an experimental course at ...

It takes more than a beach body be a lifeguard

Looking to score the quintessential San Diego summer job as a lifeguard? Join the club. To qualify, you need more than a beach body and a whistle. Lifeguard hopefuls need to take several classes in ...

Low voter turnout blamed on lingering Malaise Layer

"Mayor Faulconer is the face of the good-ol'-boy establishment," said Area Man as he cracked a fourth Dos Equis while sitting on his patio and watching his grass wither on Election Day. "District Attorney Dumanis ...

Societe Brewing goes long

Kearny Mesa brewery to celebrate two years over 10 days

I am in awe of birthday celebrants with the foresight, ability, and friendship base to stretch their special day into a full week of good times. So, I can’t help but to marvel a bit ...

The three traits of a successful real estate agent

The ups and downs as explained by a pro.

Joda Mize, founder of Girl’s Guide to Real Estate, discusses what it takes to get into the real estate business. First, please tell me a little bit about your background? Well, I moved to San ...

Bad for polar bears, good for jobs

Climate change’s effect on the job market

If you don’t believe in global warming, you probably won’t be looking for a job in climate change. But if you are one of the 63% of Americans who do, the job market in this ...

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