4S Ranch Allied Gardens Alpine Baja Balboa Park Bankers Hill Barrio Logan Bay Ho Bay Park Black Mountain Ranch Blossom Valley Bonita Bonsall Borrego Springs Boulevard Campo Cardiff-by-the-Sea Carlsbad Carmel Mountain Carmel Valley Chollas View Chula Vista City College City Heights Clairemont College Area Coronado CSU San Marcos Cuyamaca College Del Cerro Del Mar Descanso Downtown San Diego Eastlake East Village El Cajon Emerald Hills Encanto Encinitas Escondido Fallbrook Fletcher Hills Golden Hill Grant Hill Grantville Grossmont College Guatay Harbor Island Hillcrest Imperial Beach Imperial Valley Jacumba Jamacha-Lomita Jamul Julian Kearny Mesa Kensington La Jolla Lakeside La Mesa Lemon Grove Leucadia Liberty Station Lincoln Acres Lincoln Park Linda Vista Little Italy Logan Heights Mesa College Midway District MiraCosta College Miramar Miramar College Mira Mesa Mission Beach Mission Hills Mission Valley Mountain View Mount Hope Mount Laguna National City Nestor Normal Heights North Park Oak Park Ocean Beach Oceanside Old Town Otay Mesa Pacific Beach Pala Palomar College Palomar Mountain Paradise Hills Pauma Valley Pine Valley Point Loma Point Loma Nazarene Potrero Poway Rainbow Ramona Rancho Bernardo Rancho Penasquitos Rancho San Diego Rancho Santa Fe Rolando San Carlos San Marcos San Onofre Santa Ysabel Santee San Ysidro Scripps Ranch SDSU Serra Mesa Shelltown Shelter Island Sherman Heights Skyline Solana Beach Sorrento Valley Southcrest South Park Southwestern College Spring Valley Stockton Talmadge Temecula Tierrasanta Tijuana UCSD University City University Heights USD Valencia Park Valley Center Vista Warner Springs

Content for Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Blog Entries

News & Stories

San Diego's official fashion week

San Diego Fashion Week (the first ever) will involve more than flip-flops and bathing suits.

September 26, 2012
Yacht Fire on Harbor Island

A large yacht went up in flames on Harbor Island near downtown Wednesday morning just after 11 a.m. Smoke from the fire, which was docked at Harbor Island Marina, blew over downtown and was visible ...

September 26, 2012
Blood Red Shoes

Aimee Mann, meet Cold War Kids. Blood Red Shoes, yet another drum-and-guitar rock duo sound as if tutored by both L.A. artists. They were not. They are, in fact, a British band. Laura-Mary Carter and ...

September 26, 2012
Mandelbrot Set

I grimaced at the tiny slip of paper in my hand. “I think this one’s written in German,” I groaned. “How am I supposed to give clues or act it out if I don’t even ...

September 26, 2012
Josh Damigo defected to L.A. — he's back.

"I’m a mix of Switchfoot and Taylor Swift,” says singer/songwriter Josh Damigo. “My music is pop, with a slight twang. I usually play acoustic, but I also have a technically talented group of guys that ...

September 26, 2012
Red Velvet Cheesecake

Joe Burns of Waters Fine Foods offers up a red velvet cheesecake with chocolate ganache.

September 26, 2012
The Lei Lounge's Tokyo Plum

As an Asian-fusion restaurant that seeks to bring the best of Eastern and Western cuisine under one pagoda, the Lei Lounge is offering an intriguing twist to the cocktail concept. Take, for instance, one of ...

September 26, 2012
Sweet, Salty, Sticky

Always order the fish sauce chicken wings at Que Huong.

September 26, 2012
Raunchy Peaches

DJ Peaches to host the Peaches DJ Extravaganza in Tijuana.

September 26, 2012
Record-Release Roundup

The local band compilation Staring at the Sun Volume 10 will debut with an all-ages show at Lestat’s on October 6, featuring a bill that includes Tolan Shaw, the Comeuppance (performing as a quartet), David ...

September 26, 2012
Fur Peace

Fur Peace Ranch guitar camp, established in 1989 by Jorma Kaukonen and his wife Vanessa, comes to San Diego.

September 26, 2012
Two guns up

Thursday 27Highwayman Billy Don Burns rides into town to highjack the Shakedown stage on Thursday. Burns has produced albums and written songs for country luminaries Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Connie Smith, and Johnny Paycheck. His ...

September 26, 2012
Torta Trundlers

Bolillo aims to be as big with their tortas as Chipotle is with burritos.

September 26, 2012
Communist Daughter

Communist Daughter’s “Not the Kid” rumbles along on a rolling rhythm. There is a part of the song in which singer-songwriter Johnny Solomon breathes loudly, like he’s running to get away from the rest of ...

September 26, 2012
Jerry Schad Memorial Trail

Guidebook author Jerry Schad’s favorite Balboa Park trail and an opportunity to volunteer service.

September 26, 2012
The Hood

After the sun goes down, the fists and sushi start flying.

September 26, 2012
Allegiance, an important musical at the Old Globe

Everything became extreme, chaotic, life-threatening for over 120,000 Japanese Americans.

September 26, 2012
The Greek Sombrero

Garlic carrots and surly regulars at the Greek Sombrero.

September 26, 2012
Mounted Martial Arts

An interview with Katie Stearns, mounted martial artist (she does archery while riding a horse).

September 26, 2012
The Bunny Was Fine

How Bunny Gang was born and how well they’re doing.

September 26, 2012
Twinkle Lights for Hillcrest

Earlier this month, the Hillcrest Business Association voted to approve a new project that will add some sparkle to a block of the community’s streets. The Uptown News reported that "the project to install a ...

September 26, 2012
It's all Chinese to Spelich

Once upon a time, John Spelich was the king of San Diego PR. Today he’s in a war with Google, fighting on behalf of one of China’s biggest internet companies over the future of the ...

September 26, 2012
Get a Manly Pedi in TJ

Pedicabs experience a surge of popularity in downtown Tijuana.

September 26, 2012
Shamu's Super PAC

It hasn’t given away any money yet, but a federal political action committee set up by the new owners of SeaWorld has been raking in a lot of cash from park employees. The SeaWorld Parks ...

September 26, 2012
Mary Hoffman takes on CPUC

The state’s major utilities — San Diego Gas & Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Southern California Edison — realize that renewable energy represents the future. So, in defiance of federal law, these big utilities ...

September 26, 2012
Best Places to Train as a DJ in San Diego

It started at Disneyland, of all places. The park brought in a DJ to perform in sync with a light show built around Tron: Legacy. My teenage son saw stars. He already makes music on ...

September 26, 2012
Air travel in the jet stream; why your specs can't be glued

Hey Matt:I got my tickets yesterday to fly from Los Angeles to São Paulo, Brazil, at the end of the year. On my way to Brazil it will take 10 hours, 45 minutes on my ...

September 26, 2012
Letters

Correction Andaz San Diego was incorrectly referred to as “a Hilton hotel” in our August 30 cover story, “<a href="http://Guys Are Gross.” Andaz is a Hyatt hotel. — Editor Prostituted, Not Prostitute I was very ...

September 26, 2012
The Popol Vuh

Wait! thou Maker, thou Modeler, look at us, listen to us, don’t let us fall, don’t leave us aside, thou god in the sky, on the earth, Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth, give us ...

September 26, 2012
Payback

It’s a sad posture I’ve been placed in. The gates are guarded and I can’t jump the fence; the peptic nature of too much roughage. Pills for this, pills for that. I guess I’m here ...

September 26, 2012
Amin Nash: Journal

A San Diego newcomer (a Muslim from Vegas) falls in love with the city.

September 26, 2012
Art Reviews — W.S. Di Piero's eye on exhibits Ask a Hipster — Advice you didn't know you needed Best Buys — San Diego shopping Big Screen — Movie commentary Blurt — Music's inside track Booze News — San Diego spirits City Lights — News and politics Classical Music — Immortal beauty Classifieds — Free and easy Cover Stories — Front-page features Excerpts — Literary and spiritual excerpts Famous Former Neighbors — Next-door celebs Feast! — Food & drink reviews Feature Stories — Local news & stories From the Archives — Spotlight on the past Golden Dreams — Talk of the town Here's the Deal — Chad Deal's watering holes Just Announced — The scoop on shows Letters — Our inbox [email protected] — Local movie buffs share favorites Movie Reviews — Our critics' picks and pans Musician Interviews — Up close with local artists Neighborhood News from Stringers — Hyperlocal news News Ticker — News & politics Obermeyer — San Diego politics illustrated Of Note — Concert picks Out & About — What's Happening Overheard in San Diego — Eavesdropping illustrated Poetry — The old and the new Pour Over — Grab a cup Reader Travel — Travel section built by travelers Reading — The hunt for intellectuals Roam-O-Rama — SoCal's best hiking/biking trails San Diego Beer — Inside San Diego suds SD on the QT — Almost factual news Set 'em Up Joe — Bartenders' drink recipes Sheep and Goats — Places of worship Special Issues — The best of Sports — Athletics without gush Street Style — San Diego streets have style Suit Up — Fashion tips for dudes Theater Reviews — Local productions Theater antireviews — Narrow your search Tin Fork — Silver spoon alternative Under the Radar — Matt Potter's undercover work Unforgettable — Long-ago San Diego Unreal Estate — San Diego's priciest pads Waterfront — All things ocean Your Week — Daily event picks
4S Ranch Allied Gardens Alpine Baja Balboa Park Bankers Hill Barrio Logan Bay Ho Bay Park Black Mountain Ranch Blossom Valley Bonita Bonsall Borrego Springs Boulevard Campo Cardiff-by-the-Sea Carlsbad Carmel Mountain Carmel Valley Chollas View Chula Vista City College City Heights Clairemont College Area Coronado CSU San Marcos Cuyamaca College Del Cerro Del Mar Descanso Downtown San Diego Eastlake East Village El Cajon Emerald Hills Encanto Encinitas Escondido Fallbrook Fletcher Hills Golden Hill Grant Hill Grantville Grossmont College Guatay Harbor Island Hillcrest Imperial Beach Imperial Valley Jacumba Jamacha-Lomita Jamul Julian Kearny Mesa Kensington La Jolla Lakeside La Mesa Lemon Grove Leucadia Liberty Station Lincoln Acres Lincoln Park Linda Vista Little Italy Logan Heights Mesa College Midway District MiraCosta College Miramar Miramar College Mira Mesa Mission Beach Mission Hills Mission Valley Mountain View Mount Hope Mount Laguna National City Nestor Normal Heights North Park Oak Park Ocean Beach Oceanside Old Town Otay Mesa Pacific Beach Pala Palomar College Palomar Mountain Paradise Hills Pauma Valley Pine Valley Point Loma Point Loma Nazarene Potrero Poway Rainbow Ramona Rancho Bernardo Rancho Penasquitos Rancho San Diego Rancho Santa Fe Rolando San Carlos San Marcos San Onofre Santa Ysabel Santee San Ysidro Scripps Ranch SDSU Serra Mesa Shelltown Shelter Island Sherman Heights Skyline Solana Beach Sorrento Valley Southcrest South Park Southwestern College Spring Valley Stockton Talmadge Temecula Tierrasanta Tijuana UCSD University City University Heights USD Valencia Park Valley Center Vista Warner Springs
Close