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Who torched All the Rooms of the House?

Last Call: Tom Dugdale and the Trip’s world premiere must close this weekend. This inventive, intriguing, multi-leveled show is a definite must-see. The stage, part of a barracks at Liberty Station, looks strange. Rectangular cinder ...

May 23, 2014
Bruski's delivers the burn

My husband’s new favorite restaurant is Bruski Burgers & Brew in the Scripps Ranch area of San Diego. Opened in January 2011 by owner Bruce Nguyen, it is located right off I-15 near Scripps Ranch ...

Repeat offenders and the Kevin Bacon effect

According to La Mesa police chief Ed Aceves, a joint project between the La Mesa Police Department and San Diego County Sheriff's Department that targeted "prolific offenders" resulted in a 45 percent reduction in residential ...

May 23, 2014
Grunge in the Park

There are a couple of different San Diego spots I head to anytime I am suffering from a particularly awful day — the La Mesa Library, Mission Trails, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, the AmVets off ...

May 23, 2014
Beware: one minimum-wage proposal called a “sham”

Because of a gaping loophole in San Diego's campaign disclosure law, it won't be until the end of July that the public learns the complete identities of the big-money donors behind a minimum-wage proposal currently ...

May 23, 2014
Lykke Li's I Never Learn

Heartbreak once again plagues indie darling Lykke Li. Previously, the singer expanded her break-ups into a larger-than-life drama. For her new album, I Never Learn, she wastes no time on fancy tricks, instead keeping her ...

May 23, 2014
Tigers now closer than ever

I got a sneak peek of the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and it is indeed epic. Its official name is Tull Family Tiger Trail, after Thomas and Alba Tull, ...

May 23, 2014
Band of Skulls takes House of Blues, Himalayan style

Band of Skulls erupted at House of Blues with their edgy, high-octane blues rock that at times sounded like the love child of Cream and Black Sabbath. The UK trio rolled in, strapped up, and ...

May 23, 2014
“Sustainability program manager” would cost $200,000

A host of environmentalist groups led by the Environmental Health Coalition are pushing mayor Kevin Faulconer to back the city's draft Climate Action Plan, released in February, in a revised budget submitted to the city ...

May 23, 2014
Change of pace: a double IPA?

Like any industry, craft brewing has its trends. Right now, the hottest of them all is the West Coast-style session India pale ale. We discussed this hot hoppy beer style three weeks ago. So far, ...

May 23, 2014
Q&A with Fed Up director Stephanie Soechtig at Landmark La Jolla Village

Hey, did you see Fed Up? Alas, neither did we — not yet, anyway. But Saturday brings a chance to change all that, plus chat with the film’s director! Stephanie Soechtig will be on hand ...

May 23, 2014
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