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Content for Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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On the road with Nik Turner: warships, Warhol, and Lou Reed

"I played San Diego in 1994 with a band called Sleep, I think," Hawkwind founding member Nik Turner tells the Reader. "I was on my way to Mexicali. They flew me in to San Diego, ...

October 29, 2013
San Onofre radiation study imminent

A panel of overseers that will supervise a 12-month study of the cancer risks associated with living near the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been identified, according to the Temecula Patch. In the works ...

October 29, 2013
Three pairs of lust-worthy fall boots

When fall rolls around, most Americans look forward to crackling fires, hot cocoa, and the changing leaves. There’s not a whole lot of that going on here in San Diego. But the fashionistas among us ...

Texan sues Jack in the Box for crotch burns

Altaf Abro claims in a court case that he was in line at a Jack in the Box in South Houston, Texas. He says that hot coffee spilled in his groin area, and he had ...

October 29, 2013
The legacy of poor undergrounding in Kensington/Talmadge

Thanks to the grassroots efforts of the Kensington/Talmadge Planning Group and its undergrounding subcommittee, the City of San Diego’s Land Use and Housing Committee unanimously voted on October 23 to create the Utility Underground Advisory ...

Young driver loses control in Morena district

A young driver had an unexpected scare on Sunday, October 27, when her car went over a small embankment and nearly crashed into an apartment building near the corner of Colusa and Mildred streets in ...

October 29, 2013
GOP power broker Mike Schroeder behind anti-Fletcher committee

Longtime Orange County Republican fundraiser Mike Schroeder, reputedly known as the "Dark Lord" of the statewide GOP, is one of the zombies intent on defeating democratic mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher. An October 28 campaign disclosure ...

October 29, 2013
Looking for camel for dinner

Suqar, beer, ukun for breakfast? That's the choices here at Fatuma, the Somali place up in Little Mogadishu, in City Heights. Guy behind the counter says “suqar” is ground beef, “beer” is liver, and “ukun” ...

Best of Beer Week: November 2

San Diego Originals: In the beginning, there was but a handful of fledgling operations bringing craft beer to locals. For one day, beer bar The High Dive will celebrate those innovators with special beers from ...

Happy retro Halloween from the boys and ghouls at The Big Scream

My introduction to the concept of trick-or-treating was so bland and uneventful that it has forever soiled my view of the holiday. Never wanting to venture too far from home, the first door we knocked ...

October 29, 2013
Tijuana shoplifters were looking to party

A pair of middle-aged shoppers ended up behind bars in Tijuana over the October 26-27 weekend after allegedly trying to shoplift what one newspaper called enough food for a small party. Under the headline "They ...

October 29, 2013
Halloween week jazz picks

Lots of musical tricks and treats for the jazz fan this week. Here are the Reader's top picks: Tuesday 29ECM recording artist Lucian Ban makes his debut San Diego appearance at UCSD's Loft. Ban is ...

October 29, 2013
UCSD conceals Fletcher's reason for graduating five years late

Why did Nathan Fletcher graduate from California Baptist University five years after he was supposed to and what does UCSD know about it? That's one of several major unanswered questions regarding the Democratic candidate for ...

October 29, 2013
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