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One percent of a San Diego brewery for sale

Magnetic offering small ownership stake as crowdfunding reward

When Magnetic Brewing opened to customers for the first time last August, it started about as small and low budget as a brewery gets. Morgan McCarty worked alone on the same 1.5-barrel system he'd assembled ...

Trolley tracks and Tchaikovsky

The opera goes to the other side of the tracks while the symphony does the nutcracker — in September?

As we enter the final days of summer the Symphony Pops is completing its run at the Embarcadero while San Diego Opera brings some culture to the other side of the tracks. It’s Tchaikovsky time ...

Pot dispensary draws stars to Point Loma

Snoop Dogg signs autographs, Ricky Williams serves as budtender

"We gave Snoop Dogg some Tokyo OG [a marijuana strain] and he enjoyed it,” says Heidi Rising, the general manager of the Point Loma Patient Consumer Co-Op. On August 27, the Grammy-nominated rap star dropped ...

Reader calls for Wiseman retrospective to play San Diego

Heard any other good jokes lately?

A Frances O’Neill Zimmerman of La Jolla writes: “The first ten films (from 1967 to 1976) of famed aging documentarist Frederick Wiseman are being screened in Los Angeles at Cinefamily on North Fairfax beginning August ...

Something's fishy about dismal San Diego seafood sales

Study blames unfamiliarity with snails and globalization for dearth of locally caught ocean species eating

San Diegans could be eating more locally caught fresh fish, snails, squid, and lobsters, says a new study by academics from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and USD, but globalization and a lack of reliable ...

Oh, those free-range birds

Late lunch in North Park

David and I finally made it to Encontro, in that magical empty hour between lunch and dinner. The restaurant is positioned at the corner of University Avenue and 30th Street, which puts it right in ...

Red Sails Inn takes sunset cruise

Brigantine chain to drop anchor at Shelter Island locale

The Red Sails Inn served its last diners last night (August 31). A staple in San Diego since the 1920s, the restaurant was first located at the Embarcadero on G Street and then in its ...

Doctor charged with distributing drugs for sex

Naga Raja Thota won't be writing prescriptions for a while

Physician Naga Raja Thota, who specializes in pain treatment, was arrested yesterday (August 31) and charged with distributing oxycodone and other addictive drugs in exchange for sex acts. He was taken into custody by San ...

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