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The Malcolm X Experimental Music Festival

Outsider art and music outpost Stay Strange is taking part in a experimental music festival at the Malcolm X Library (Valencia Park) on Saturday, September 21. “It's been a dream of mine to host a ...

Paid parking lots may go away in Tijuana

Business leaders in Tijuana say they will ask outgoing Baja California governor José Guadalupe Osuna Millán this week to veto a bill that would abolish paid parking at shopping centers. "It [paid parking] is a ...

August 19, 2013
Small-town Italy: Varenna

Varenna is a stunning, yet underrated, jewel on Lake Como just north of the more well-known and widely visited Bellagio. If you’re looking for a tranquil atmosphere to accompany magnificent views of the lake, Varenna ...

Escondido Country Club petition passes unanimously

On the evening of August 14, the Escondido City Council unanimously voted to approve a petition submitted by the grassroots organization ECCHO, the Escondido Country Club & Community Homeowners Organization. The 110-acre defunct Escondido Country ...

August 19, 2013
Who's Ready for Christmas?

As the second week of preseason NFL games concludes, my thoughts are turning toward autumn. I love this time of year, late August is pregnant with possibilities. The summer has yet to fade but when ...

August 19, 2013
Denim Signatures

At Fashion Valley Mall, I ran into three women with their own unique take on denim. Twenty-six-year-old Missy Harper used denim as a subtle backdrop for her jewelry and leather ankle boots. Harper works at ...

August 19, 2013
Rule Britannia

The first round is now complete for France, Italy, and Russia. Which country is up next? Great Britain. Thomas Tallis versus William Walton William Byrd versus Frederick Delius Ethel Smyth versus Gustav Holst Henry Purcell ...

An update on the Aztec empire

At nearly two years of age, Aztec Brewing Company (2330 La Mirada Drive, Suite 300, Vista) is one of the elder statesmen in its North County municipality, which is home to eight operating brewhouses with ...

Carly Newman tries art. Succeeds!

How’s this for a Cinderella story: Carly Newman is an “ethnic studies” major at USD and she never set out to make art, much less call herself an artist. As an intern at ArtLab Studios, ...

August 19, 2013
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