Content for Wednesday, October 10, 2012
- Bats in the Belfry
- Is All Quiet on the Sweetwater Union High School District Front?
- El Indio Mexican Restaurant
- Banners and burned vehicles threaten Baja state officials
- Curryo in the Barrio
- Ariel Levine wants to be an Elvis impersonator. No, not that Elvis.
- Debbie Reynolds hospitalized in L.A.
- Voz Alta: brochasos are portals for the soul
- Coach-Provocateur Turner: "It's all part of the plan."
- San Diego inches closer to abolishing bicycle licensing law
- Three Thursday writing workshops
- Chapter 11 for El Cajon Brewing Company
- New details in case of man "dating" 12-yr-old girl
- Volleyball Benefit
- Downtown San Diego Partnership's new business model; paid for by residents and business owners
- Myth Asana Workshop
- Taco shop stands out
- Arrest warrant issued for disbarred attorney
- Your Week: October 11-17
- Former Copley Press headquarters sold
- Voters Wake Up!
News & Stories
"The only good thing that America brought me was my son. I want to stay here in Mexico."
The bar manager at Thrusters Lounge Matthew Compton claims that the Basil Hendricks is a “perfect summer cocktail.” “It’s not something,” he says, “I could see someone drinking in the middle of winter in the ...
Hip-hop promoter Reggie Sinatra to bring Talib Kweli to the Show Palace, a Latin-music venue.
A lofty perch offers impressive views of San Pasqual Valley clear to the ocean
Ed Bedford sniffs out the tostilocos (a newish Tijuana street food) in National City.
The Rancho Coastal Humane Society’s military working dog (MWD) memorial is the first of its kind on America's West Coast. Dedicated on April 16, 2011, the monument is to honor "all military working dogs and ...
Silent Comedy’s Joshua Zimmerman was a really good kid, alcoholically speaking.
After the poetry reading, Bukowski was supposed to go to a Tea in his honor, yes, a Tea, and cookies, for Bukowski, sponsored by the good people of the nearby First Assimilationist Church, no, no ...
Is chillwave dead?
I’m Sure, the newest effort from La Jolla–via–Mexico City bedroom-dreamer Twin Cabins (Nacho Cano), is the definitive soundtrack to star-crossed late adolescence. While Cano’s earlier releases explored more introspective, ambient textures, I’m Sure finds footing ...
I first saw The Shining when I was 15. My brother and I were trying to find a scary movie, and my mom suggested it. I remember being hesitant because I assumed it would be ...
String Theory Scientists are still trying to find out what makes the cosmos tick. I don’t even know what makes my dad work, bright thwarted man that he is, would have outdone us all, had ...
Margie’s lived all her life in blue-collar South Boston. Now 30 years since she was a teen, she recounts the fates of former “Southies.” Sheila Sheen od’d. And Marty McDermott’s doing time in Walpole prison. ...
Recipe by Jack Fisher, Executive Pastry Chef, Urban Kitchen Group
Cucina Urbana pastry chef Jack Fisher used to work on the savory side.
Flogging Molly bassist Nathen Maxwell sends cease-and-desist letter to Bunny Gang, alleging they have no rights to the name because he was using it three years ago.
I pulled my bare feet onto the bed and smiled awkwardly at the stranger in the room. David and I watched as the man excavated a shard of glass from behind a sofa cushion. He ...
Jeffrey Hedgecock, 43, of Ramona, makes armour. Think knights, Middle Ages, helmets, sallets, breastplates, gauntlets, faulds, greaves, poleyns, spaundlers, the whole deal, tip to toe. Making Medieval armour puts you in an exceedingly select guild. ...
The Aero Club on India Street offers 600 whiskeys and 1 apple-pie moonshine.
The demolition of an auto shop in East San Diego brings optimism and worry.
Thursday 11Canadian multimedia artist Claire Boucher, known best by her stage name Grimes, delivers this year’s Polaris-nominated Visions to Porters Pub at UCSD. Her third full-length, and first for indie flagship 4AD, Visions has been ...
I stood in the balcony to watch the XX play a show in 2010. The British band’s debut record had come out the previous year, and audiences on both sides of the Atlantic were falling ...
Lord Howler: the name fits the band. Consider a four-piece hard-rock outfit, two of which are guitars along with drums and bass and all of it performed at a volume setting for those kinds of ...
Heymatt:Last September you said that ravens go “somewhere” at the end of the day to go over the day’s events, or something to that effect. I live in Spring Valley and at sunup I see ...
The San Diego Association of Realtors has traveled a long and bumpy lobbying road. Last December, it agreed to pay a $500 fine to settle charges brought by the City’s Ethics Commission that it chronically ...
These days, it seems any self-respecting superrich neighborhood needs its own political action committee to watch over business in Sacramento. One example is “Residents for a Secure Future, Sponsored by the Rancho Santa Fe Association.” ...
SEIU top political spender
In the past several months, the initiative to stop corporate and union payroll deductions for political purposes has taken a drubbing up and down California. Appearing as Proposition 32 on the ballot for the November ...
The notion of a bayside football stadium is “felony dumb.”
U-T San Diego Publisher Doug Manchester pushes for a Tenth Avenue terminal football stadium. But the numbers suggest San Diego would be trading good-paying jobs with low-paying service jobs.