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Content for Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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Dessert followed by veggies

Sometimes we’ve gotta eat our veggies after we have dessert. I’ve never tried it, but it’s basically what happened during the last half of the San Diego Symphony concert on Saturday night. The first half ...

This booze was saved to drink

Johnny and Wilfred were posted up by the side of the house chopping it up about their commonalities both being first-generation Filipino-Americans (naturalized in the 1970s and 1980s). Both lolos (“grandfathers” in Tagalog) were in ...

December 9, 2014
Chinchilla rancher Lurlie Adams passes away

“She’s 90 years old. That right there seems good enough to me. You know, she’s on borrowed time if you look at statistics. So, I am concerned about having this case drag on.” A superior ...

December 9, 2014
Frack the environment!

A host of federal agencies are facing legal action after approving or modifying as many as 51 offshore-drilling permits allowing for the use of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," Courthouse News Service is reporting. Earlier this ...

December 9, 2014
Circa tries to fill some big shoes

Tempting as it is to mourn the Farm House Cafe’s departure from Adams Avenue until the prophesied reappearance of Olivier and Rochelle Bioteau’s restaurant in larger quarters somewhere far from University Heights, uptown diners ought ...

An empty Holiday Bowl still means a fat check

Local innkeepers and restaurateurs hoping to make a killing on this year's Holiday Bowl battle between the University of Nebraska and the University of Southern California may have to lower their expectations, judging from an ...

Could that have been Padres money?

Rebecca Moores, ex-wife of former Padres owner John Moores, has purchased a Manhattan condo for $55.5 million, according to New York real estate publications 6sqft.com and the realdeal.com. She will have a full floor unit ...

December 9, 2014
Acoustic Ales rising up the charts

Some operations come a long way after initially disappointing. Such is the case with Acoustic Ales Brewing Experiment (1795 Hancock Street, Mission Brewery Plaza, Mission Hills). My first visit to Acoustic’s tasting room was roughly ...

Torrey pines infested — 100 trees doomed

Pinus torreyana (aka Torrey pines) are among the rarest pine trees in the world. They occur naturally only on Santa Rosa Island (west of Ventura) and here in San Diego at Torrey Pines State Natural ...

December 9, 2014
Return to pork chop island

A year after the City of La Mesa installed two traffic circles, six low medians, and a "pork-chop island" on Harbinson Avenue to try to slow speeding traffic, most residents — and a small traffic ...

December 9, 2014
Bugs on the munch

December 8 dock totals Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 16 Anglers, 1 Boat, 6 Vermilion Rockfish, 1 California Sheephead, 33 Rockfish, 3 Lingcod, 41 Bocaccio H&M Landing 64 Anglers, 4 Boats, *564 Rockfish, 13 Bonito, 4 Barracuda, ...

December 9, 2014
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