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Yoga disparaged

Title: Towel Required Address: towelrequired.com Author: Cori Holstedt From: Little Italy Blogging since: April 2013 Post Date: September 10, 2013 If workouts could be as trendy as denim-on-denim was in the ’80s, then yoga would ...

November 5, 2013
From the “Sivagnana Potham” by Meikanda Thevar

In the presence of the Conscious, there is no Non-conscious. Yet they are twain, but do not know each other. The knower of the world and of Shiva is the knower’s soul, which is different ...

U-T referred to as Manchester's "personal campaign machine"

Francine Busby, chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, is using U-T San Diego publisher Doug Manchester's recent purchase of eight county weeklies as a fundraising strategy. Busby has sent fellow Democrats a letter ...

November 5, 2013
Developer presents design concept for AT&T building

The long-empty ATT/PacBell structure at the northeast corner of Texas Street and Howard Avenue in North Park has been a magnet for homeless people and taggers ever since it became empty. The nonprofit Community HousingWorks ...

November 5, 2013
Tax preparer guilty of filing for phony refunds

A federal jury in Tampa has found Kenyon Lamont Williams, a San Diego tax preparer, guilty of filing false tax claims and wire fraud. In the first half of 2012, Williams discussed an interest-income scheme ...

November 5, 2013
U-T/10News mayoral race poll "not realistic"

Results of a poll showing David Alvarez catching the sinking Nathan Fletcher in the run-up to the mayoral special election were never meant to go public, says the polling firm that conducted the research. "It ...

November 5, 2013
Freebies to keep you downtown after work

Mark this for Friday. I came in here around six last Friday evening, on the hunt for Stone Brewing's November "Enjoy By" beer. It's a series of brews that last for a month and are ...

She-Rantulas from Outer Space in 3D! at Diversionary

It’s a “fartire.” That’s what Phil Johnson and Ruff Yeager call their “unique combination of farce and satire.” It’s based on the B-movies of the Fifties, where monsters from who knows where threaten to obliterate ...

NSA-linked Bush frat pal Clark Randt joins Qualcomm

Last month San Diego's GOP Lincoln Club dispatched a hit piece featuring a grinning Nathan Fletcher standing alongside his onetime Republican backer and George W. Bush intimate Karl Rove. The mailer, aimed at Democratic and ...

November 5, 2013
Revealed: Nathan Fletcher's secret collegiate history!

Republican San Diego mayoral candidate Kevin Faulconer has made political hay from Democratic candidate Nathan Fletcher's refusal to release his college transcripts from his years at California Baptist University. "In these post-Filnerian times, we need ...

County clerk Ernest Dronenburg seeks reelection

Ernest Dronenburg, current San Diego County Clerk, is running for reelection in 2014, despite the commotion he caused this past July when he challenged the state supreme court's decision that overturned Prop 8, the state ...

November 5, 2013
Manly, studly Iceland

Iceland – remote and north of most of the rest of Europe – was first settled just over 1,000 years ago by Norse Viking men who brought Celt women as sex slaves. This historic tidbit ...

November 5, 2013
SDSU alum recovers herself through dance

The last time Brianna Lopez danced was during the end of her studies at SDSU. Choreographing “Mind the Gap,” a short composition for four dancers, represents her first real engagement with dance in three years. ...

November 5, 2013
Video: Amen the printmaker, Tanzania

I spent this past June traveling Tanzania. While in Dar es Salaam, I met a Tanzanian artist named Amen Ntangu. He is self-employed as a batik printmaker. I had the opportunity to interview him and ...

Rodent patrol officer lives at Mission Trails’ park center

The sun, in the form of Enyaa the six-toed cat, comes out at night at Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center. Enyaa ("en" as in "hen;" "yaa" rhymes with "caw") is the Kumeyaay word for ...

November 5, 2013
New General Atomics weapon inching closer to reality

San Diego’s General Atomics, manufacturer of the controversial Predator and Reaper drones used by the U.S. military and others, has announced significant progress on a more conventional piece of weaponry that could be ready for ...

November 5, 2013
Walt Disney: satanic smut-peddler or Illuminati pimp?

Devotee that I am of film noir — Jim Thompson, James Ellroy, and underworld lore, in general — there are a few words in the criminal lexicon that no matter how many times their meanings ...

November 5, 2013
Best of Beer Week: November 7

Three-Day Speedway Grand Prix: From Wednesday through Friday, AleSmith will offer flights of their stunning Speedway Stout augmented by flavors including bacon, coconut, and vanilla. Bring a muffin tin (seriously) and taste to your heart’s ...

November 5, 2013
This week in jazz, November 5–11

More jazz than you can shake a stick at this week. Tuesday 5Joe Garrison and Night People perform at UC San Diego's The Loft. The composer is bringing in a 14-piece version of Night People, ...

November 5, 2013
Cops clip deadbeat dad cruising Ocean Beach

Two men were pulled over by police on the afternoon of November 2 for having a non-functioning brake light on their car. The incident, which occurred in front of the Ocean Beach Hotel on Newport ...

November 5, 2013
Embezzler of Oceanic Enterprises headed to prison

Jaime Cuadra, former chief financial officer of Oceanic Enterprises, was sentenced on November 4 to 41 months in custody for wire fraud and filing a false income tax return. According to U.S. Attorney records, Cuadra ...

November 5, 2013
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