Cover Stories

I make 300 cups of coffee every day. I get $9 an hour plus tips.

News from the Fight-for-Fifteen front

Minimum wage is not meant to be a living wage.

It's going to be terrible

It’s not college, Mom, it’s rehab.

I'm not going to sleep for a week. I'll throw up and have the shakes.

2014 Holiday Guide

Yule love what we got you!

You don’t have to be a movie critic to know the cinematic cliché: you don’t get to choose your relatives, but you do have to spend the holidays with them. And hey-ho whaddya know: every ...

Udo was gone

No match for steel and cement.

Evening in Germany, morning in California.

Doing sound could be reckless

If it’s good, credit the band. If it’s bad, blame the sound guy.

...in the ear of the beholder.

Top 12 San Diego breweries

AleSmith Brewing Company Founded by brewer Skip Virgilio in 1995, the company was known for solid beer early on but lacked the demand and business infrastructure to remain viable. After being sold to talented brewer ...

Tiki said to hell with it. Let’s party.

Shelter Island’s Bali Hai was never some little grog shop.

Tom Ham was the god of good times.

These people want to work, and nothing is beneath them

They say the smile is the hardest part.

The last couple of times Brenda Peterson had job openings in her court-reporting company, she filled the positions with members of an unlikely pool of candidates: ex-convicts, or more politely put, the formerly incarcerated. It ...

Terminal art

It makes San Diego look appealing.

I’m standing in Terminal 2 at the San Diego International Airport on a Monday morning in early July. My escort, Constance White, the airport art program manager, leads me through the new food-court atrium, past ...

Join our
newsletter list

Enter to win $25 at Broken Yolk Cafe

Each newsletter subscription
means another chance to win!

Close