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Slumming in Budapest's ruin pubs

Hungary is unlike any other country in Europe, and the enchanting city of Budapest is a center of language, culture and history. Backpackers head to Budapest to party and to party on the cheap; most ...

November 21, 2013
Back in San Diego

The San Diego Symphony is back from China and ready to continue the Jacobs Masterworks season this weekend. They program the are performing is strong. For starters, the strings will be featured in Sir Edward ...

New Walmart sets up in Oceanside

As Oceanside gets ready to welcome its fourth Walmart location, community opposition is growing over the chain’s application to sell alcohol. The new store, a smaller “Walmart Neighborhood Market” concept, will be located in the ...

November 21, 2013
All Things BBQ: BBQ House

The barbecue orthodoxy argues over much, but stays firm on one thing: barbecue must be smoked. That assumption demands to be challenged. As the late Naomi Wise, the Reader’s former restaurant critic, pointed out, smoking’s ...

Convicted child abuser skipped before the verdict

A man declared guilty of multiple counts of child abuse is reportedly on the run, according to court records. Joseph Vincent McCarron, 58, was declared guilty last week of abusing two little girls, both under ...

November 21, 2013
Talking death, tattoos, and stem cells with Broken Circle Breakdown's Felix Van Groeningen

Tales of toddlers dying on film is generally not my genre du jour, but when you present the material in musical form, it’s difficult to resist. Don’t expect wet-eyed characters to break into song in ...

November 21, 2013
Mercado del Barrio developers' gifts tracked by the FPPC

Shea Properties, the developer behind the Mercado del Barrio mixed-use project in Barrio Logan, was investigated by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for dozens of unreported gifts over $50 it gave to public officials ...

November 21, 2013
Breakfast, Bonita-style: $5 roast beef and $5 Guinness

"Even you can afford this," says my friend Joe. I've been doing my usual moan about lack of lettuce in the pocket. He turns off Bonita Road and into one of those '70's-style woodsy strip ...

November 21, 2013
SDSU to be audited for sexual assaults

A report by the Huffington Post says that San Diego State University has joined a list of California state-funded universities set to undergo an audit of sexual assault reporting and follow-up policies. According to the ...

November 21, 2013
I don’t need approval from a superior

Vaughn Brown, creative director and founder of Parker Dusseau (ParkerDusseau.com), explains the perks and challenges of being a new business owner. Tell me a little bit about your job history. I was in sales and ...

November 21, 2013
A big mess of jobs

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care website might be an unhealthy mess, but jobs in health care tech are up and running. From a career in bio-engineering to creating an application that takes images of ...

In the house at Mother Earth

The little nanobrewery that could, Mother Earth Brew Co., has been on a tear over the last year-plus. Once a single business suite operation with little more than three stock pots on portable propane burners ...

November 21, 2013
Recent big Border Patrol busts of Mexican drugs

The cross-border drug trade is in full swing, at least according to several announcements from U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on November 20. Calexico agents had a busy weekend, reporting the seizure of more ...

November 21, 2013
Diversity dilemma

Everyone knows that good intentions only go so far, and not very far at that. So it doesn’t sound surprising to learn that executives think having a diverse workforce that is inclusive of people from ...

November 21, 2013
Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse

They say that composer Henry Krieger and librettist/lyricist Bill Russell’s 1997 musical has a cult following. If so, the cult deserves better than their “re-imagined” version at the Playhouse. Make that de-imagined. Daisy and Violet ...

November 21, 2013
Ten-year-old Tijuana coffeehouse demolished

La Casa de la Nueve, situated on 9th street in downtown Tijuana, is no more. On November 6, the coffeehouse and live-music venue was demolished, much to the surprise of its previous tenants. Married couple ...

November 21, 2013
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