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The Nutcracker: old traditions, new names

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker has been cleared from quarantine and is returning to The Civic Theater. Those familiar with The Nutcracker as it has been performed at The Civic in the past will recognize this production. ...

November 27, 2021
SEALS in Afghanistan, Panama, Vietnam, Grenada

Koch Overboard Jack told me how a retired SEAL officer and CIA operative had recruited SEAL Team guys for a commando op: to recon the underwater hulls — and especially the keels — of the ...

November 27, 2021
Symphony silent on reasons for renovation

The San Diego Symphony has announced its winter-spring 2022 concert. The Symphony is offering 31 performances from January 15 through May 28. Presented as “Hear Us Here,” the season will give the San Diego Symphony ...

November 26, 2021
Sergei Eisenstein: purveyor in Russian formalism

Rather than calling this week’s column a homework assignment, look upon it as a chance to reacquaint yourself with one of cinema’s founding fathers, the man who gave editing its pulse, a purveyor in Russian ...

November 26, 2021

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Bike paths, bike lanes, cycle tracks, vehicular bicycling, sharrows, road diets, e-bikes

Back in 1897, Mayor Samuel Black of Columbus, Ohio, vowed to crack down on a new menace that appeared to be taking over his city’s streets: bicycles. He called reckless bicyclists “evil” and blasted “scorchers,” ...

Silver Mazda kills four on San Pasqual Road sidewalk

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Where did San Diego's missing persons go?

At the time of his disappearance six years ago, Skylar Gregory Peterson Tosic was employed by the county of San Diego as a caregiver for his mother’s fiancé, a popular Escondido musician known as Ukulele ...

25 years of Overheard in San Diego weekly cartoons

It usually surprises people to discover that my own artwork was never published in a single issue of Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics from 1989 through 1994. Nor did my drawings ever appear in any Carnal ...

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