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Content for Thursday, May 1, 2014

News & Stories

Interview with Water & Power writer-director Richard Montoya

Richard Montoya was born in San Diego, the son of Korean War veteran Jose Montoya, a poet, and one of the founders of the Royal Chicano Art Front (later named the Royal Chicano Air Force). ...

May 1, 2014
Ferruccio Furlanetto talks Von Karajan

San Diego Reader: So one question I’ve never been able to ask any singer and will probably never be able to ask again is what was it like to work with von Karajan, you were ...

May 1, 2014
Liver lovers, heads up! They take you seriously here

"What am I, chopped liver?" This is Jennifer, standing with her hands flung out sideways. Then she relaxes. "Everybody says that, when they see it on the menu." Chopped liver sandwich is part of a ...

Water sprinklers get their man

Oceanside police say they saw the burglary suspect come out of his hiding place in the bushes when the sprinklers came on, after they responded to a call at around 3 a.m. on April 17. ...

May 1, 2014
Boundary-free with a nostalgia rinse

“I must’ve looked pretty awful,” says a character in one of Peter Devries’ novels. “When I asked the bartender if he served Zombies, he said, ‘sure, what’ll you have?’” Ya gotta love the old ones! ...

Jackass bites Student

A letter from the enemy: “I would like to complain about your movie reviewer, Scott Marks. He reviewed the movie Walking with the Enemy in this issue (April 24). That was some piece of jackass ...

May 1, 2014
Beware of “sham” wage-increase proposal!

A group of about 50 activists rallied Wednesday morning (April 30), holding a prayer circle on the city seal 12 floors below the city-council chambers downtown in support of council president Todd Gloria's proposal to ...

Clinton records shed light on Filner, Bersin

It's history now, but the 1990s were a busy time for two San Diego Democrats who jockeyed for privilege and power during the administration of president Bill Clinton. Now, a release of previously restricted documents ...

May 1, 2014
Interview with Fading Gigolo writer-director-star John Turturro

Fading Gigolo tells the story of Fioravante (John Turturro), a self-assured florist who gets recruited by his older friend Murray (Woody Allen) to work as, of all things, a gigolo. Fioravante isn’t overly thrilled with ...

May 1, 2014
Pursuit of green meds impacts environment

The city's approach to establish a medical marijuana ordinance is not only overly restrictive, it's illegal, says Los Angeles–based patient rights advocacy group, Union for Medical Marijuana Patients. On April 29, the organization filed a ...

May 1, 2014
Not all food adventures end well

I'm not sure I've ever really had good Chinese food in San Diego. I've had good dishes at Chinese restaurants with distinctly English names, and I've had bad experiences pointing at what I think want ...

Undeleted City emails reveal Balboa Park Centennial Group proposal for 2015 XXXPosition

SLOWLY COUNTING TO 2.6 MILLION IN AN EFFORT TO MAINTAIN CONTROL, BALBOA PARK — The combined decisions to halt the deletion of City emails and to audit the now-defunct Balboa Park Centennial Group have produced ...

Union-Tribune circulation takes a hit

This morning's (May 1) data from the Alliance for Audited Media (formerly the Audit Bureau of Circulations) show the Union-Tribune taking a circulation beating from last year. For the six month period ended March 31, ...

May 1, 2014
Helm’s makes it a double

Though not as talked about as Kearny Mesa neighbor and brewing industry cult favorite, Societe Brewing Company, there’s a lot to talk about lately when it comes to Helm’s Brewing Company (5640 Kearny Mesa Road, ...

Where low-income LGBT seniors can live

When LGBT, low-income seniors in San Diego seek affordable apartments where they can live comfortably around their peers, they have this number of choices: zero. But that will change when the first affordable San Diego ...

Local filmmaker Mark Freeman screens new dance documentary

Mark Freeman has been making movies for over three decades. This weekend, the award-winning documentarian, college professor, and all-around hometown film treasure unveils his latest work, Rasa Dari Tari/Soul of Dance at the San Diego ...

May 1, 2014
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