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La Bonne Table open in Hillcrest

Hillcrest’s Voyou Wine Bar is no more. Following a quickie remodel, the restaurant has re-opened as La Bonne Table. Where Voyou aimed at a modern look, the new place looks to evince a kind of ...

Major concrete pour planned 7th and J, downtown

Downtown residents are being warned to expect a major disturbance on Saturday morning, as work crews will be pouring concrete for the slab of a new headquarters building for Sempra Energy. Partial street closures will ...

Brownie Girl's bicycle recovered after being stolen

Marifer Treviño, also known as La Brownie Girl, goes to music and food events in Tijuana selling her homemade brownies (including vegan, oreo, peanut butter, original, etc). When there's no festival or events, she goes ...

March 21, 2014
Dom Kennedy brings L.A. to Soma's main stage

Los Angeles–based hip-hop artist Dom Kennedy rocked the mic from the SOMA main stage during a sold-out show on his “Get Home Safely Tour.” Kennedy kicked the show off with “Lets Be Friends,” a jazzy ...

March 21, 2014
Hipsters or nerds?

My friend Natalie recently broke up with her boyfriend. In an effort to get her to move on, I attempted to set her up with a good guy friend of mine. They have a lot ...

Quinones, Ricasa, Cartmill, Cabello weigh pleas vs. fighting

No one can estimate the cost to taxpayers for the South Bay scandal that involved pay-to-play charges and millions in Southwestern College and Sweetwater Union High School District bond money. But the costs continue to ...

Broadway bayside blighted, Manchester lawyers say

The way lawyers for Douglas Manchester see it, the Republican developer and U-T San Diego publisher is doing San Diegans a big favor with his controversial, mega-million dollar Navy Broadway bayside development deal. "The Navy ...

March 21, 2014
Jon Pardi's Write You a Song

It’s refreshing to see a young country artist write his own songs and wear a Stetson straw cowboy hat. With modern country singers opting for trucker hats and V-necks, sometimes a tight pair of Wranglers ...

March 21, 2014
The Mission Hills Greek District?

At the nexus of Hillcrest and Mission Hills, on Washington Street, in the generically named Mediterranean Café, a sign reads "Good food takes time." A block over, the fast food franchise Daphne's California Greek doesn't ...

Ted Leitner's On-Air Suitcase Meltdown Explained

Officially, Ted Leitner has made no public statement since his on-air meltdown in the final seconds of the San Diego State-New Mexico Mountain West Conference title game, during which he castigated the venue's security personnel ...

Meet Jamul Brewing Company

I’m not perfect. I accepted that long ago. So, two weeks ago, when I was notified that I’d used an incorrect Twitter handle to call out an article about a brewpub setting up shop in ...

March 21, 2014
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