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News & Stories

Woman suspects use of date-rape drug in Encinitas

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s search-warrant log, a young woman suspects that she was given a date-rape drug while she was bar-hopping in Encinitas last month; she reported waking up later in a ...

January 9, 2014
Heart & Trotter makes the cut for L.A. Lakers

San Diego’s first and only whole animal butchery, Heart & Trotter, has yet to find a place to call home (they’ve been eyeing North Park for a few months now), but their sustainable, locally sourced, ...

January 9, 2014
Golden Globes live blog this Sunday

Will it be Redford or Streep? Captain Phillips or Philomena? The Croods or Despicable Me 2? Masters of Sex or The Big Bang Theory? Do you really care who or what takes home a Golden ...

January 9, 2014
Revisiting The Merry Widow

As the opera season is zooming up on us I thought it might be fun to take a look at an older San Diego Opera Production that showed up on YouTube a few months ago. ...

January 9, 2014
Hedgecock firm gives big to anti-Alvarez campaign

Fallen San Diego mayor Roger Hedgecock, who has long described himself as a "recovering politician," has suffered another relapse, judging by the $10,000 that his corporation — Worldwide Community Forum, Inc. — gave January 7 ...

January 9, 2014
Customized ponies, as seen on Instagram

“I just thought that doing My Little Pony toys would be different,” says Rizzo Michelle, reflecting on her decision to customize unwanted toys and try to sell them at Comikaze 2013. “When I went there, ...

January 9, 2014
Carlsbad desalination plant about 25% complete

On January 8, construction on the Carlsbad Desalination Project hit the one-year mark. The venture is one in which Poseidon Water will turn sea water into potable drinking water for the San Diego County Water ...

January 9, 2014
Larb at first sight

You don't think of "Asian" and "salad" in the same breath. But here I am up in the wilds of 47th street, heading behind a garage/tire shop. Looking for a low building with the sun-faded ...

Embracing my Bitter Beer Writer status

I bet you thought that miraculous, playoff berth-clinching Chargers victory was the coolest thing to happen on December 29. Well, you’re probably right about that. But nearly 60 miles east of Qualcomm Stadium, something big ...

January 9, 2014
From coffee gift card to saucy MILF card

Those holiday gift cards gathering dust in your drawer are now good for something other than a day at the movies, an elaborate latte, and a few plates of lackluster potato skins. Adult website Naughty ...

January 9, 2014
Anza-Borrego camping: a review

Being a little nontraditional when it comes to Thanksgiving (I hate turkey and brown food, and avoid it like the plague), we were thrilled when our friends, who feel the same about Thanksgiving, invited us ...

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