Roadside sign in Ramona, November 8, two days after the election
Roadside sign in Ramona, November 8, two days after the elections
The State Opera House's ornate interior.
Steve Amster's Oceanside house, bought at auction
Escondido City Hall
RV parked on Truxton Road
Garden next to lifeguard tower, facing Abbott Street
Sweetwater superintendent Ed Brand
The 2012 O.B. Christmas tree arrives
Jean Lewin's photo of O.B.'s Christmas tree in 1987
Jonathan Sellers’s mother, Milena Sellers-Phillips (kneeling)
Corner of Saratoga and Cable, near the site of the attack
L.L. Bean men’s T-shirt in Camp Green
Rob Quigley, the architect behind the downtown library, says of San Diego Bay, “There’s no ...
Architect Richard Moren (seated) wants to see San Diego become “a place where people can ...
Ray Ashley, head of the Maritime Museum
Elfin Forest Interpretive Center
Feelin' froggy in Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland.
Chris Chase (with associate pastor Rebecca Edwards) is sad “that people are losing touch with ...
David explains the intricacies of the cigar
Eric and Heather
Despite the damage to vehicles, few incidents of property theft are reported.
L.A. indie hits Milo Greene play Casbah on Saturday.
The roots-rocking Chris Robinson Brotherhood checks into Belly Up for two nights Wednesday and Thursday.
Soda Bar stages the gothic Americana Wovenhand on Thursday.
DC hardcore: Bad Brains will be at Belly Up Friday night.
Highway patrol officer Steven Jio arrested Jin Hyuk Byun and found the damaged pickup truck.
Barona supplied free meals to state politicians from both parties.
Jin Hyuk Byun pleaded guilty to hit-and-run causing death. He’s scheduled to be sentenced January ...
Data from the San Diego Foundation’s “San Diego’s Changing Climate: A Regional Wake-Up Call”
Though she’s a battler, we know next to nothing about Yoshimi.
Since leaving San Diego, Brees has been selected for five Pro Bowls and was crowned ...
“When my last band decided to go on hiatus,” says Tim Lowman of Low Volts, ...
Experience a very John Waters Christmas at Belly Up on Tuesday night.
Dirty Sirens got fed up with folk: “Acoustic shit was depressing...”
Belgium-born Durant honors bus-crash victims in song.
Metal transplant Sarantopoulos (sleeveless) finds kindred souls.
Zack Wentz’s new project, (Charles) Book&Record, blurs the line between, well, books and records.
The Bard of Avon
Prepared by a skilled ensaladero tableside at Caesar's.
Tijuana's safe for tourists again, say many border crossers.
Gateway II, near Third Avenue and H Street in Chula Vista
Poway lines up against Helix in the Division II semifinals
Poway senior defensive back Derek Babiash covers Helix freshman running back Derrick Clark on the ...
Helix huddles up during a timeout
Helix head coach Troy Starr
Poway junior safety Kyle Gray keeps an eye on Helix freshman defensive back Adrian Petty ...
Helix senior running back Michael Adkins
Poway and Helix team captains meet at midfield for the coin toss prior to the ...
Skatepark at Robb Field
View of blocked traffic (from Calle Tercera)
There are problems with Yuri Calderón's timeline.
A friendly houseguest
At 26, I was expecting to be further along and not having to shovel dirt ...
“I made a name for myself in Phoenix,” says 27-year-old Charlie Rae. “I worked really ...
Jan Eli has raised over $18,500 for her UCSD tuition by busking.
The Yes Team
The Colombian restaurant's Imperial Avenue storefront
The crisp exterior of the softball-size papa rellena gives way to an inner layer of ...
The bandejas paisas is more than enough to leave you crying, "¡No mas!"
After a couple of visits, we found our favorite item on the menu: lengua en ...
Two miles of sandy trail loops around the southern end of Mission Bay’s Fiesta Island.
Ron, Patrick, and Raul turned me on to Miss Sushi.
Sushi from a food truck…sounds bad, but tastes great
Miss Sushi herself, Kate Murray
Circled areas near the border indicate cleanup sites
The fees associated with California’s EPPICard child-support payment system have upset some users.
Alan Bersin may be thumbing yet another ride on Barack Obama’s political appointment highway.
San Diegan Danny Way jumped the Great wall of China — on a skateboard.
Press Box outshines any sports bar within a ten-mile radius.
Indie-rock innovators Three Mile Pilot land at the Griffin on Monday.
Dana Buoy (Akron/Family) drifts into Soda Bar Sunday night.
Barroom rockers the Blasters go off at Casbah on Saturday.
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe will funk up Belly Up Friday and Saturday nights.
You’d think, after all Isabella has seen, she’d hie herself hence to the strictest Carmelite ...
East meets West at Sea World Drive.
Canada meets Chula Vista in the husband-and-wife musical comedy duo Pony Death Ride.
Punk-rawk four-piece Off With Their Heads roll into town Tuesday, when they'll take down the ...
P.O.D.’s Murdered Love comes clear with red splatter. Suh-weeet!
Pleasure Fix can’t get a gig at SDSU, where DJs rule.
Helix High band kids are raising funds by selling beds. No, not theirs.
Ron Kolessar, vice president of technology at Arbitron, and his Portable People Meter
This photo has been turned into a poster by the Syrian American Council to raise ...
Torrey Pines players break through the banner and take the field for the second half
Torrey Pines cheerleaders hoist the Falcons banner at halftime
The line of scrimmage between Eastlake and Torrey Pines in the Division I quarterfinals
Eastlake senior running back Aaron Baltazar
Torrey Pines in the offensive huddle
Eastlake lines up across from Torrey Pines in the Division I quarterfinals
Torrey Pines players hold their helmets up at the end of the national anthem
Eastlake and Torrey Pines captains meet at midfield for the coin toss
Torrey Pines team captains take the field before the Division I quarterfinals
This gas station has been robbed three times in the past three years.
The author with a Bob Marley fan.
A lasting reminder of the '82 conflict between the U.K. and Argentina.
La Mesa Police Department
Drill set up in Uptown District Shopping Center parking lot
Drill set up in Uptown Shopping Plaza parking lot
Sweetwater boardmember Bertha Lopez took the microphone and challenged Brand for bringing forward the iPad ...
4th & B
A bicyclist navigates the rough path just north of the flooded section of Monument Road ...
The Broadway fountain will be restored, and the former Robinsons-May/Sam Goody building will be razed.
1900 block of Ebers Street
headin' south of the border
Pastor Gary McCary had an out-of-body experience when Steve Garvey hit a home run in ...
The pub is a replica of Tynan’s pub in Kilkenny, Ireland.
Waitress Devaney serves my sliders. Loved the curry mayo.
Dripping Springs Trail features this northward view of Vail Lake in the foreground and the ...
David Copley found teetotaling ex-mayor Maureen O’Connor (pictured here in the 1980s) to be less ...
Judge Richard Mills sentenced Stutzman to 417 years in prison.
Prosecutor Pat Espinoza holds up the GPS ankle bracelet Stutzman cut off and threw out ...
The Canadian Holy Trinity, Rush, rock Valley View Casinorena on Thanksgiving Eve.
Soda Bar stages potty-mouthed song parodist Blowfly on Sunday.
Experimental instrumentalists El Ten Eleven land at the Irenic Saturday night.
Folk-punk duo Andrew Jackson Jihad play the Ché on Friday and Saturday.
Van Empel’s work is really about artificiality. He wants us to see the constructed nature ...
Mavourneen O’Connor’s former home in Point Loma is for sale for $6.8 million.
After serving ten years in prison for sexual assault, Jeremy Ryan Stutzman assaulted two more ...
New Jersey governor Chris Christie: “We intend to go forward and allow sports gambling to ...
Deftones bring the alt-metal ring to House of Blues on Monday.
Author Steve Weinberger’s got some concert stories for you!
Despite the furry suit, Jenny Kondrasky means business.
Secondhand tax hike puts the squeeze on Guitar and Bass Land
Moving on: Jazz-jam founder Castellanos looking for new digs
Brothers & Sisters #3, by Ruud van Empel (2009)
Where the sidewalk ends...
Cinque Terre's trails
Final score - El Camino 26, Patrick Henry 3
El Camino lines up across from Patrick Henry in the first round of the Division ...
The line of scrimmage between Patrick Henry and El Camino in the first round of ...
Patrick Henry junior receiver Jabril Clewis
El Camino senior quarterback Chris Beauchamp
Patrick Henry senior quarterback James McCormick makes a check at the line of scrimmage between ...
El Camino senior receiver Arrion Howard
El Camino in the offensive huddle
Patrick Henry junior defensive back C.J. Hill covered tightly at the line of scrimmage by ...
Members of El Camino High's Marine Corps JROTC Program present the flag for the national ...
Patrick Henry and El Camino team captains meet at midfield for the coin toss
El Camino senior team captains (left to right) Chris Beauchamp, Justin Williams, Micah Sua and ...
The (in)famous Carnivore restaurant in Kenya's capital... a vegetarian's nightmare.
Everyone was prepared to camp overnight.
5100 block of Muir Avenue
Todd and Christine Benton of BentonWebs
Southbound I-15 in Escondido
Outdoor area lavishly provided for by Mission Brewery, Whisknladle, Red Oven Pizza and MANY more.
Strolling through NYC's Modern Museum of Art, a Manhattan must-see.
Experience fine Russian cuisine at FireBird in Hell's Kitchen.
Walking up to MoMA in midtown Manhattan.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Making new friends on the Rosarito–Ensenada Bike Ride.
The author, standing, with two former gang members at a 2010 reunion. Both are paralyzed ...
Between jail stints in 2003, the author worked a construction job at Lake Elsinore High ...
One month out of prison, the author (right) hangs out with his best friend and ...
Twenty-five miles of trails wind through the Daley Ranch nature preserve in Escondido. The Sage ...
Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca
Hannah the waitress recommends the roast pork loin sandwich.
A woman after Bedford’s heart: Sandy, owner of the Cheese Shop, pretends to tuck into ...
AleSmith tasting room
Ballast Point Brewing tasting room
Alpine Brewing tasting room
Indie hit A.C. Newman (New Pornographers) takes the stage at Casbah on Wednesday.
Post-rock Texans And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead hit Casbah Saturday ...
Garage-rock duo Japandroids play Porter's Pub Saturday.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ignites Casbah Thursday night.
Jack Shu, president of the Cleveland National Forest Foundation, says his group filed suit to ...
Jerry Sanders has been handing out free Chargers tickets to friends and political allies.
SANDAG believes its new transportation plan provides greater access to public transit. Opponents of the ...
Bay Area rapper E40 recently sold out (1200 seats) the targeted Oceanside venue.
El Cajon Boulevard was the scene of Bob Woolly’s near-fatal motorcycle accident. “I said, ‘Goobbye, ...
Get a sneak peek at the Pink Floyd Experience on January 19 at Winstons.
Start the day with a mug of Joe, a splash of whiskey, and a pistachio ...
Soda Bar stages Toronto art-punk trio Metz on Thursday.
Penis Hickey describes themselves as an “improvisatory endurance piece about masculinity and violence.”
Ninja Love would’ve given it up for a hundred bucks.
Officials raided the Show Palace on the night Mexico’s “Queen of Rock,” Alejandra Guzman, was ...
Final score - Madison 28, Point Loma 14
Madison players and assistant coaches huddle up around Warhawks head coach Rick Jackson (headset) during ...
Madison sophomore quarterback Kareem Coles (left) and senior running back Pierre Cormier in the backfield
Point Loma lines up across from Madison in a Western League showdown
Point Loma in the offensive huddle
Madison sophomore quarterback Kareem Coles
Madison and Point Loma team captains meet at midfield for the coin toss
Madison senior captains (left to right) Keoni Kanoa, Pierre Cormier, Devin Tomlinson and Lee Walker ...
Point Loma team captains (left to right): seniors Zach Eischen, Greg Verdugo, Branden Martin and ...
Mission Bay junior defensive back Airric Parker awaits a Coronado punt
Mission Bay junior receiver Andre Petties-Wilson keeps his distance from Coronado senior defensive back Tyree ...
Coronado sophomore quarterback Francis Pugeda fires a pass with Islanders junior running back Robby De ...
Coronado junior linebacker Robby De La Montaigne indicates which way possession is going after a ...
Mission Bay junior receiver Shaki Harvey
Mission Bay junior receiver Shaki Harvey gets tangled up with Coronado junior defensive back Gabe ...
Mission Bay junior receiver Andre Petties-Wilson heads outside to elude Coronado junior defensive back Troy ...
Coronado sophomore quarterback Francis Pugeda drops back to pass with Mission Bay senior defensive end ...
Mission Bay players break through the banner after halftime
Mission Bay junior running back James Phillips carries the ball with Coronado senior defensive lineman ...
Mission Bay head coach Willie Matson
Mission Bay junior quarterback Nick Plum
Mission Bay junior receiver Andre Petties-Wilson
Mission Bay junior running back tries to shake the grasp of Coronado senior linebacker Jake ...
Mission Bay senior receiver Kelly Weese goes up for the ball alongside Coronado senior defensive ...
Coronado junior quarterback Jordan Narramore (left) and senior running back Jake Shepherd in the backfield
Mission Bay junior receiver Andre Petties-Wilson races past Coronado senior defensive back Tyree Johnson for ...
Coronado junior quarterback Jordan Narramore looks for a receiver with Mission Bay senior defensive end ...
Mission Bay linebacker Jhamir Ransom wraps up a Coronado runner
Coronado junior running back Robby Weissenfels
Burt Grossman made the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1990. The story's title was “Big ...
Photo by Irvin Gavidor
A man dressed in a bikini, knee-high socks, and high heels was pushed to the ...
A stranger came up and bit her on the cheek.
Richard Shapiro is publicizing the RV-ordinance issue by distributing a flyer around the city.
Although Pepe's parking lot has ads for Hong Kong Club, the shoot-out did not take ...
Pepe's parking lot, where the shoot-out took place (Photo by T.B. Beaudeau)
Todo Mundo frontman Santiago Orozco also chased down the thief (2011 image from YouTube)
Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., Nov. 23
Brandon Hernández 9 a.m., Nov. 23
6 a.m., Nov. 23
Chad Deal 2 p.m., Nov. 22
Eva Knott 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22
Walter Mencken 11 a.m., Nov. 22
Miriam Aguilar 9:33 a.m., Nov. 22
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