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Content for Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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San Diego doctors who make house calls

A new (old) breed of doctor is surfacing — one who makes house calls, believes pills are overprescribed, and cares to talk to their patients.

February 20, 2013
Southwestern College may trim faculty to reduce costs

The threat of pink slips has reared its head at Southwestern Community College District for the first time since l987. Only a few months ago, when voters passed Proposition 30, a tax to fund K-12 ...

More trails for Tijuana River Valley, but none to the mesas

San Diego County supervisor Greg Cox and state assemblyman Ben Hueso celebrated a $1.5 million grant for added miles of horse and hiking trails in the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park on Friday, February 15. ...

February 20, 2013
Congregation Beth Am

Ideas not put into action are meaningless.

February 20, 2013
Hair rock cafe

Oceanside hair salon Rock Your Loxx features a hard-rock theme, includes a stage and Marshall-amp replica cabinetry.

February 20, 2013
Fondue wins out at Candelas downtown

Ed scarfs a “lush little baby” (pizza).

February 20, 2013
A.K. Skurgis: Thrift-store junkie

A.K. Skurgis gives you the one-man acoustic band live, but recorded he’s full-band electric.

February 20, 2013
Electronic cigarette smoke-out

My friend Smokee Wilson ain’t so smoky anymore. She recently started “vaping,” as she calls it — getting her nicotine fix by way of an electronic cigarette. I’ve got some family members who smoke, so ...

February 20, 2013
National sports news trawl

I have a folder on my internet browser’s bookmarks bar labeled “Sports Pages.” Inside are links to the sports section of every NFL and MLB team’s hometown newspaper. Occasionally, I’ll trawl through the tabloid briar ...

February 20, 2013
Gimbel's gambit

Geezer frontman Adam Gimbel comes up with a contest that celebrates 91X’s 30th anniversary.

February 20, 2013
Progamundo

After a five-year hiatus, Baja Prog 2013 will take place from April 3 through 6 in Mexicali.

February 20, 2013
In the San Diego clubs, February 20–27

Thursday | 21 NYC “tropical grit pop” duo Ghost Beach popped into the electropop atmosphere last year with the release of their well-received EP Modern Tongues. Imagine Daft Punk remixing Depeche Mode, the Police, Tears ...

February 20, 2013
Herzog's proud, happy people

Werner Herzog just happened upon a friend who was screening four films about professional trappers in the Siberian taiga, tradesmen who for centuries have used the same system of capturing animals because they are “unable ...

February 20, 2013
Turtle Voice

With one step, the air changed from fresh morning cool to middle-of-the-rainforest hot. The atmosphere inside the Reptile House was so thick, I thought if I opened my mouth I’d have to chew in order ...

February 20, 2013
Cactus Loop Trail, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

This trail provides a great introduction to desert plants.

Casa Piena

Cary Katz, CEO of College Loan Corp., looks to unload his 39-room house in Poway.

February 20, 2013
The Residents: A cult band minus a genre

And now for some good old deconstruction of American pop music: the Residents are taking a lap around the country in celebration of their 40th anniversary as a creative unit. Too strange for some, the ...

February 20, 2013
Teacher Ned Walker arraigned on school-grounds weapons charges

At the downtown courthouse on February 19, a Jean Farb Middle School teacher pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of having a gun and a knife on the Tierrasanta school campus where he teaches ...

February 20, 2013
San Diego hotels: labor in revolt

Paying extremely low wages to hotel workers boosts profits of out-of-town owners and deprives San Diego of spending power.

February 20, 2013
Soulless P.B.

The building formerly known as Canes and then SoundWave is coming back as a club, but with less emphasis on big-name concerts.

SDG&E “committed to customer privacy” or disrespectful of it?

Robert Garner files complaints with SDG&E regarding their security cameras that can view into his backyard and house. The electric company responded with a letter that said they are “committed to customer privacy”.”

February 20, 2013
Neither sleet, nor snow, nor rain...

In Defense of Bears I just wanted to say that I think you completely misrepresented Rich Sweeney in this cover article (“Temporary TV Fame,” February 14). Rich is a really nice guy who has done ...

February 20, 2013
From the Unwritten Letters of Joseph Freeman

(March, 1841) What a herd of slaves Jackson brought in last month. No sooner had their strength returned after the long march to the farm from Lynchburg but they began to plot another run. We ...

February 20, 2013
Kite Wars and Puffed Rice Brittle (Chikki) Recipe

An Indian blogger writes about kite fights and puffed-rice brittle.

February 20, 2013
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