Content for Wednesday, November 28, 2012
- Zlatkovich brings fusion to Anthology, Nov.29
- Baja & Border News Translations: Fire Damages 3 Buildings in Balbuena; Parents Warned of Sexual Abuse at Primary School
- Baja & Border News Translations: Migrants Abandoned by "Pollero" are Rescued; Stepfather Accused of Raping Minor
- Baja & Border News Translations:Vizcaíno Valley Field Workers are Exploited; 57,352 Jobs Generated in BC
- RIP Reader cover artist and underground comix legend Spain Rodriguez
- Rangers receive Burns from Padres
- Lux After Hours
- San Diego ranks #2: the beautiful people
- Deconstructing California's economy
- Film Independent Spirit Awards let loose their 2013 nominations
- Jerry Brown's Del Mar appointees party in style
- Screams in the night
- Your Week: November 29-December 5
- Search for remains
- Tour de Cheesesteak: stage 2
- Slow it down
- Fielders' choice
News & Stories
What could we do with our waterfront, if we really put our thinking caps on?
Last year, the Sweetwater Union High School District board voted to support a vaguely worded concept about an institution called “Sweetwater University.” The latest gambit for Sweetwater U is online college courses offered to high ...
The O.B. Christmas tree arrived at the foot of Newport Avenue yesterday, November 27, with a police escort. An Obecian donated the tree — a star pine — from their front yard. While O.B. has ...
The way Tim Lowman tells the story, it is not surprising to learn that his one-man act Low Volts may have been shaped in part by his great grandfather Doc Lowman (he was a gospel ...
Ed Bedford gets a burger at the Alamo Mexican Cafe and then hits Churchill Cigar Lounge before last call.
Carl Durant releases a new single and video for his song “(Not Our) Ride Home,” about 22 sixth-graders killed in Swiss Alp bus accident earlier this year.
Inspired in part by hip-hop and in part by “wheat pop,” one of Bar West’s best-selling drinks, the Drunken Monkey, developed from the beer-and-fruit combos already sliding across the bar most nights, says bartender Scott ...
The Dirty Sirens are rock ’n’ roll’s fallen angels amplified.
If you had heard nothing about the Kopecky Family Band except their name, you would be forgiven for not having high hopes about this Nashville six-piece. It doesn’t help much to learn that none of ...
Put this in your pipe and smoke it
Contentment and pipe smoke filled the air in the late-night hours after the Thanksgiving feast. My brother Bill, visiting from Kansas, puffed merrily away on our patio, reveling in the mild California evening. Patrick, meanwhile, ...
Interview with Ghoulgotha founder/guitarist Wayne Sarantopoulos about death doom metal.
Overlooks with dramatic views
Up to you: leisurely stroll or heart-pumping workout in the Elfin Forest.
Sean Mackin checks in by phone from Albuquerque to talk about the Yellowcard tour. “We’re killing time right now,” he says. “We’ll probably do some go-carting before sound check. Team-building activities. Stuff like that.” How ...
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots at La Jolla Playhouse
“It’s almost like the disease has to win in order for her soul to survive. Or something like that.”
Interview with musician/author/publisher Zack Wentz about his (Charles) Book&Record project.
Hey Matt: Watching the tube the other day, I thought I caught a commercial from a water-filter outfit that said the USA uses enough plastic water bottles to circle the Earth 19 or 119 times ...
Thursday 29David Eugene Edwards (“DEE” to his faithful fans) was the biblical baritoned bard behind big band 16 Horsepower. When that alt-country powerhouse called it quits in 2005, Edwards dedicated himself to turning the New ...
David and I braced ourselves for the nippy, nighttime New England air as we stepped off the ferry and onto the ramp, headed toward the luggage cart. It was 10:30 p.m. on Martha’s Vineyard, more ...
Hey Matt:The elves will love this one! After a few hours and many beers in the garage I could not devise a system for measuring the pressure of my burps. We’re talking good, forceful, thundering ...
And then there is drought
The data are in: climate change is real, and greenhouse gas emissions are greatly to blame. Global warming does not necessarily cause destructive disasters but definitely intensifies them. The East Coast seems more vulnerable than ...
Noticed damage to black truck
"He started sobbing,” said the California Highway Patrol officer. The teenager had been forced to stop his Lexus by patrol cars gathered down the street from his parents’ Carmel Valley home. Officer Steven Jio said ...
For the not so princely pay of $17.67 an hour, graduate students at San Diego State University are being offered the opportunity to work for Uncle Sam’s top-secret military dolphin program, according to a recent ...
San Diego State University president Elliot Hirshman’s $400,000 salary came in for a lot of criticism when it was announced earlier this year. Even Democratic governor Jerry Brown got into the act, telling university trustees ...
While election fights raged this past summer, some California pols who were safely ensconced in their seats or faced easy ballot battles partook of some heaping hospitality from the Barona Band of Mission Indians, operator ...
Interview with Episcopalian pastor Chris Chase
Don’t be distracted by all the shiny, glittery things.
Life on Life’s Terms I am also a product of the streets of Southeast SD, and of growing up in the prison system. At the very smart age of 14, and being the smart gangster ...
This guy’s seen it all: military impostors, wife killers, and clown therapy.