Content for Wednesday, June 27, 2012
- Wednesday is Poets Day/Hemingway's Eyes
- Review: People Like Us
- “I find that, frankly, kind of insulting,” Judge Maino said.
- Scott Peters Looks For Party Unity After Tough Primary
- Our Lady Of Perpetual Ocean Damaged in Move
- Canadian Firm Pulls Power Plant Vote, Vows Future "Public Engagement" Battle
- Growing Pains Subside for El Take it Easy
- Billy Thompson plays the blues at Jazz Live
- SDSU Professor Connects Narcissism and Social Network Sites
- Judge Kreep: "I Have Sincere Sartorial Doubts About President Obama."
- Housing Sales Pace Quickens
- Magic Mike: Ladies, please!
- The Amazing Spider-Man Gets the Reading Treatment, Plus Passes and Events!
- Venissimo Del Mar & Its Options Grow
- TJ: Octopus Surprise
- Kehoe Blasted for Bill Text Swap
News & Stories
The unscrupulous Zepeda brothers
At least 550 Southern California homeowners have been victimized by the Zepeda brothers — their scheme to rake in foreclosure funds.
Recipe by Vincenzo Lo Verso, Executive Chef & Owner, Osteria Panevino
I have been cooking all my life since I lived in Italy. I cooked for a big restaurant there and we did a lot of weddings. I also served in the Army and was a ...
There’s a fine line that Onyx Room bartenders walk between time and taste. According to Onyx Room bartender Nathan Colonero, this nightclub’s bartenders pride themselves on being able to deliver smart concoctions and efficient service. ...
Brooklyn Girl in Mission Hills has been packed since opening.
Garret Michaels, FM 94/9 program director since ’02, is escorted to the door.
"On the road again…” Every June, Patrick starts singing the Willie Nelson classic. He loves summer road-tripping. He doesn’t like planning them, however. Guess who that job falls to? This year he’s dreaming of his ...
Interview with Jack Pinney, drummer in Iron Butterfly’s first rhythm section (no, he didn’t do “the Solo”).
When the Nervous Wreckords launch Let Them All Talk at the Casbah on June 30, frontman Brian Karscig promises “Surprises. We always have a couple up our sleeves that you’ll have to be there to ...
Heymatt:Who made the decision that Peking should be called Beijing and that Bombay should be Mumbai? Will we eventually see Beijing duck on a menu, or Mumbai gin in the liquor store? I’m assuming someone ...
“We wanted the sound of early Buffalo Springfield or the Small Faces.” This is Ray Wylie Hubbard, on the phone from Virginia City, NV, to talk about his 16th studio album, Grifter’s Hymnal. Ian McLagen ...
Name: James Pugh Car: 2007 Toyota Yaris S Previous cars: 1994 Honda Civic How’s your commute? Fletcher Hills to Sorrento Valley but I work off-hours — 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., so I never really ...
With financial assistance from block grants and fundraising , Elderhelp of San Diego will be getting an extreme makeover of their facility. The 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation received a new five-year lease from the ...
One of the best single-track mountain-bike trails in California is also one of the finest hiking trails. Shuttling required.
For the La Jolla Playhouse’s Blood & Gifts, Kris Stone devised a spare, semi-familiar set. A gray concrete barrier stretches across the rear stage, like the one at the end of a runway. Much of ...
As local news staffs shrink and California State University tuition soars, the ranks of state-taxpayer-funded public relations people continue to burgeon. The latest example comes from San Diego State University, which is looking to hire ...
Caitlin Rother’s book about John Gardner draws a terrifying portrait of a man who was sweet and cuddly one day and a crazed killer the next.
To get her husband released from a Chinese jail
Last summer, child-custody attorney Denise Bohdan was burning out. For relief, a law school buddy suggested she raise money for a documentary his company was producing about life in Tibet under Chinese rule. The producer ...
Thursday 28Soda Bar sets up L.A. big band Jail Weddings tonight. The nine-piece rock ’n’ soul outfit’s out to tout this year’s Four Future Standards EP, which features the long-winded/big-breath’d beater “(There’s Nothing Worse in ...
Facing only a token challenge in her bid for reelection this year, San Diego county supervisor Dianne Jacob raised plenty of campaign cash from the familiar litany of special interests with business before the board. ...
We were talking to Escondido homeboy, San Marcos State alumnus, and San Marcos High School English teacher repurposed into a stay-at-home dad, Mike “Spank” Spangler, 42. Spank drives the 24 Hours of LeMons. Said 24 ...
Maybe you liked the lo-fi early singles by female-fronted acts such as the Dum Dum Girls, Best Coast, and Frankie Rose. But after all three cleaned up their acts for their debut long-players — and ...
Ramón Zarate was a business administration major before he graduated to God.
Most public workers may be singing the blues about their pension systems, but at least one is going all the way to the bank. Bernie Rhinerson, chief of staff at the San Diego Unified School ...
Violence against free-speech activists.
San Diego’s chief of police denied mistreating free-speech activists. A state commission determined otherwise.
Easily digestible theatrical confections of jealousy and sexual tension.
For Diane Time runs thru my fingers, laughter & feathers against her lips when I bend to kiss her She is my wonder, who sleeps & will not wake for me but with her tongue ...