Content for Wednesday, September 5, 2012
- La Jolla Lawyer Disbarred
- Man charged after Valley Center pit bull attack
- You Can't Buy Love
- Community Meeting with Superintendent Ed Brand Cancelled Again by Mr. Brand!!
- Back to school
- Future of Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s director may be up for grabs at UC Regents meeting
- First image of Chris Pine as Jack Ryan!
- Man seeks mango, part 3
- SDAFF screens documentary Give Up Tomorrow tomorrow night at MoPA
- Stay Strange #8 - Cathedral X and Broth Goard
- "Museum Parkour" fundraising event for Friends of Balboa Park goes horribly awry.
- Hugo Awards snub Hugo, copyright robots shut down video feed
- Tijuana woman missing, social-media users express concerns for safety of young women
- Two stabbed, nearly run down by car in Encinitas bar fight
- Items seized during Balboa water-gun war investigation.
- In other news...
- SEC Says Radio's Ray Lucia Spread Misleading Information
- Pescapalooza: Uptown Tavern
- Street Style: SDSU Students
- Tijuana has a serious problem with pimps
- Bodies of missing women found near Ensenada
- Local Band Comp Staring at the Sun Debuts 9-24 Casbah, 10-6 Lestat's
- Republicans have slim voter registration edge in county
- Man caught with needle coming into jail, says deputy
News & Stories
Storm drains that lead to the Tijuana River estuary outlet just north of the pedestrian bridge (alongside the construction of the Chaparral border-crossing station) have recently emitted effluent known as aguas negras (“black waters”). Within ...
“Each plastic bag takes over 1000 years to break down.”
Reusable sandwich bags reviewed.
“We’d stop, throw them a bottle of whiskey, and they’d shower every kind of fish on us.”
Ed chews at Baja Oyster & Sushi Bar in Nestor.
Letters from Tetsuzo “Tets” Hirasaki, an interned Japanese-American at Poston, Arizona, during WWII.
Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper will hook up at this year’s Adams Avenue Street Fair.
Shortly after 2 p.m. on September 3, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department paramedics and a Rural/Metro ambulance responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious female at Fourth Avenue and Broadway. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found ...
Interview with pastor Craig Dorval of St. Mark United Methodist Church.
When I pulled up at Mike’s studio and his car was nowhere in sight, my gut clenched with comprehension. I knew even as I was texting “Where are you?” that Mike was a no-show. My ...
What got my attention focused on Sic Alps was the cover they did of Throbbing Gristle’s “United.” Not an easy task for a band with, say, a more ordered sound, but a perfect fit for ...
Referee college and the speed of thought (uncorrelated).
Hike to a tumbling creek among cottonwoods and willows.
This trek is along a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail, beginning at the junction with Kitchen Creek Road. It starts on a ridgeline with expansive views of backcountry and south toward Mexico and Cameron ...
With the Reader’s local-music database now topping 3200 bands, 1000 MP3s, and over 8100 musicians, several new bands (and a few reunited ensembles) will soon be competing for your dollars and downloads. Cowpunk singer Nick ...
As the political season heats up, Block 16 Union & Spirits manager Johnny Leal is holding fast to the party line. “A lot of the stuff we do at the Block,” he tells me, “is ...
A friend of mine says Terry Malts sound like the perfect combination of the Ramones and Jesus and Mary Chain: simple, irresistibly catchy rock ’n’ roll songs full of guitar feedback. Most of the bands ...
"Blackout Party came together a few years back as a bluesy, unplugged, acoustic-folk project,” says singer/guitarist Brian Holwerda. “The ‘Blackout’ was actually a reference to us playing without electricity at the time. We’ve since morphed ...
Congressman Bob Filner, running for mayor against city councilman Carl DeMaio, is being warily eyed by the ranks of the city’s lobbyists. But after his recent flip-flop in support of Irwin Jacobs’s controversial plan to ...
San Diego Convention Center expansion boosters knowingly cooked the books to fool the public and justify the project.
"Chased him down the street”
One Tuesday afternoon last June, Donna heard a noise that sounded as if someone had come over her backyard fence. Her dogs heard the noise, too. “The dogs started going crazy,” she said. “I was ...
Showdown on the Rio Alamar
The government plans to develop the last remaining wild stretch of the Rio Alamar in an outdated fashion.
Shamu bucks GOP county supervisor Ron Roberts has been getting credit for a lot of free SeaWorld passes lately, donations made at the “behest” of Roberts by the Competitor Group, the San Diego–based outfit that ...
Grow Up Since produce is grown and not manufactured, your cover story on rare fruit (August 23) should have been titled “Grown in San Diego” rather than “Made in San Diego.” Robert Lernervia email This ...
Blog entry of Casey McCarthy, who quit her U.N. job in Cambodia and moved to America for love.