Content for Wednesday, January 2, 2013
- The Era for Chromebooks
- Baja & Border News Translations: 3% Water Rate Increase Approved; New Year Celebration Cost Varied
- Bency returns to Art in the Park at Bluefoot in North Park
- Baja & Border News Translations: Tragic Beginnings of 2013 in Tijuana; License Plates will Cost Only 9 Pesos More
- Jason Robinson: Tiresian Symmetry
- Last years mirror
- Resolutions 2013
- Little Italy: The gastropub pioneers are back! (Think Ironside...)
- All films viewed in 2012 by star rating
- Escondido man accused of gang crimes
- RIP Patti Page: Famous former neighbor dies at Encinitas nursing home
- New Years Eve, same old politics
- At the Manchester Grand Hyatt: Break it or not you pay.
- A closer look at the trailer for Gangster Squad...
- Attempted kidnapping in Encinitas
- Homicide count continues downward for Baja California
- Spiritually Imperfect.
- Group seeks to establish Little Saigon District
- Chewing on Brick + Mortar
- The cliff lines corporate pockets
- The best and worst movies of 2012
- Chinese BBQ in City Heights
News & Stories
Twelve Tribes tries for authenticity in Vista
The Twelve Tribes religious sect staffs their Yellow Delis with volunteers. Thus, they don’t pay workers’ compensation or minimum wage. Thus, they are in trouble with the IRS.
Bad timing by suspected illegal border-crosser
Tijuana River contamination forced the closure of the entire Imperial Beach shoreline on Wednesday, January 2. According to the county Department of Environmental Health, the contamination stretched from the Mexican border to the north end ...
Howling with Abraham.
Sometimes the beauty of Central America is its simplicity. A small sign on the west side of the road announces that you’ve arrived at the Belize Community Baboon Sanctuary. (A misnomer, Belize’s "baboons" are in ...
Kelia swings her butt as only Hawaiians can. “That’s called ‘hula for moolah,’” says her mom, Kealani. They burst out laughing. “I used to have all the staff do it,” Kealani says. “Every time a ...
"So, what do you do at — ” I stole a glance at the name badge on the chest in front of me. “San Diego Story?” “I review music,” said Christian, the man behind the ...
“We’ve all got friends on the East Coast.” Guitarist John McAllister talks about the benefit gig to help the Red Cross effort for Hurricane Sandy victims that he and his band, the PettyBreakers, are spearheading. ...
Unless you’re a zombie, Simeon Flick’s latest album of tighter songs, better production, and more proficient engineering should inspire a stronger emotional response than previous records.
Interview with poet/producer Lizzie Wann, who used to be able to do one side of a Rubik’s cube with her feet.
Take Amtrak 1.5 hours north for an authentic beach town vibe.
Halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles is the charming coastal town of San Clemente, CA. Somewhat akin to San Diego in its wholesomeness, San Clemente also boasts beachside ambiance without the pretensions commonly found ...
Long-distance call girl
Suzy Favor-Hamilton, one-time track star, now the third-most popular prostitute in Las Vegas.
Explore the wild side of this much-loved neighborhood park with beautiful views and a wide array of native and exotic plants.
Joseph Stevens to launch San Diego Music TV on January 30.
Fight for your life, become a better person
Harrowing life-reckoning times while reluctantly fighting death.
Heymatt: I use a bicycle a lot to get around San Diego, often avoiding hills and apparently clueless car drivers. Now, I see sharrows on some roads. What are people supposed to do when we ...
Spoiler alert: it ends with the bad guy getting killed. More hurt from Kathryn Bigelow in this docudrama-style (read: handheld) account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. You can’t preach due process without practicing ...
The Reader asked musicians and music-industry locals to name their favorite hometown CD releases of the year. Here’s what they had to say. Diana Death (musician/Rock ’n’ Roll Preservation Society DJ): The New Kinetics, In ...
Heymatt:How come San Diego is the only city on the entire West Coast that does not allow sex offenders to enter a homeless shelter? Don’t believe it? Check out www.lawsuit.tk.— Anonymous Well, I didn’t believe ...
“We’re going for a walk.” “Oh, yeah?” Blam! Blam! Blam!
Three people left their Carlsbad home on a cool October evening in 2011 to take the dog for a walk. They all got shot. It was completely dark when David, Erik, and Alejandra left the ...
San Diego mayor Bob Filner makes an annual salary of $100,464, and city council members are each paid $75,386. Their relatively modest remuneration is unlikely to increase soon, but municipal leaders have discovered another, not-often-discussed ...
The high-maintenance watchdog
UCAN, the San Diego–based Utility Consumers’ Action Network, burdened by scandal and misuse of funds, should shut down, some say. Some say otherwise.
Yo Matt: I have a question about some weird concrete patches in some of the slow lanes on our interstates. They’re rectangular cutouts, in two rows of four, very neatly patched. They seem to run ...
No one ever talks about it. The parties have ended. Confetti has been swept up and thrown away. Headaches have disappeared. And maybe that’s why I’ve always preferred the second day of the year. Because ...
Not SEALs — EODT I’m calling about the Yukon story in the December 20 issue (City Lights: “Why the Yukon will Continue to Kill Divers,”) and how it kept referencing that the SEALs were the ...
And, O Yudhisthira, the Selfcreate Grandsire, Almighty God, spreading illusion, slayeth the creatures by the instrumentality of his creatures, as one may break a piece of inert and senseless wood with wood, or stone with ...