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El Cajon Oktoberfest, Glorious, Kiss and David Lee Roth

Friday | 24 El Cajon Oktoberfest Entertainment provided by band Guggenbach-Buam from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Musicians dress in traditional clothing and play the chicken dance song, polkas, and waltzes. Watch traditional folk dancing performances, compete in ...

September 18, 2021
Motherhood unvarnished: Andrea Yates, Prozac, Pine Valley

Men in overalls When I was in junior high, we lived at Tamarack Lodge in Mammoth Lakes. My parents managed Tamarack and a couple of other mountain lodges that sat high in Mammoth's Upper Lakes ...

September 18, 2021
Mainly Mozart's masterful melange

After attending just the first three concerts at the San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival, I concluded that it was, once again, a musical affair to remember. Mainly Mozart is onto something quite simple yet profound. ...

September 17, 2021
Last topless bar in North San Diego County

When Covid hit, two local gentlemen’s clubs turned off their strobe lights. The Main Attraction in Oceanside and Pure Platinum in Kearny Mesa shuttered in May, 2020. There is no word when or if Pure ...

September 17, 2021

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Dennis Martinez leads the swap of guns for skateboards

A farewell to arms It is my guess that none of the 298 guns — shotguns, .22s, .38s, .45s, and the occasional AR — turned in to the Vista Sheriff’s Department at their “Guns For ...

Barrio Logan distiller named Deaf Shepherd after his Afghan dog

“Born in the Cradle of Civilization,” reads the tagline on Josh Christy’s card. And that is a true statement, if not quite a complete one. “I spent my first ten years in Saudi Arabia,” he ...

Where do San Diego’s ex-Christians go?

Christianity in America is waning. In 2016, only 26 percent of weddings took place in a church, which seems to suggest that religious matters are becoming more peripheral to our social and economic life. The ...

The unintended Baja Med escapade

I met “Border Chef” Andrea Aguari — the title is her own — a decade ago when she was cooking for the short-lived Taberna Etxeverri on Calle Sexta. We hadn’t spoken in years when I ...

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