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The warmonger Obama

A handful of military veterans congregated along the Sixth Avenue overpass of Interstate 5 during the afternoon rush hour on Thursday, September 11, to express their dismay over president Barack Obama's September 10 statement of ...

September 12, 2014
Del Mar’s super brew of politics

“If one vice doesn't work, try another” appears to be the motto of the Del Mar fair board, the gubernatorially appointed body that runs the state's 22nd District Agricultural Association. After years of dismal financial ...

September 12, 2014
SDSU international students discuss American fashion

While enjoying brunch in San Diego, I found Australian (and one Brit) SDSU students Alice Himelstein, Bridie Davey, Sarah Astrada, Becky Oaks, and Sierra Callaway enjoying a break from studying. The five friends had some ...

September 12, 2014
Tampa blows SD out of the water(front)

Across the U.S., people pay twice as much for waterfront homes as they do for inland residences. San Diego can top that. According to Zillow.com, the median value of a non-waterfront home in San Diego ...

September 12, 2014
Kelp, not Klump!

The Jerry Lewis original didn’t make it to DVD until almost six years after the Eddie Murphy remake hit store shelves in 1998. For years I dragged the remainder bins in search of Kelp, when ...

September 12, 2014
Consolidation of traffic courts coming soon

The San Diego County traffic courts in the East County’s and South Bay’s superior courts are scheduled for the chopping block. As a cost-saving measure, the San Diego Superior Court’s proposed budget for the 2014–15 ...

September 12, 2014
Ty Segall is the Manipulator

Using equal measures of psychedelia and sonic breathlessness, Bay Area–based singer/songwriter Ty Segall evokes a new California dream with Manipulator. At 17 tracks, Manipulator is massive, yet light as air with an effervescent ’60s vibe. ...

September 12, 2014
A bad day fishing beats a good day working

September 11 dock totals Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 17 Anglers, 1 Boat, 1 Barred Sand Bass, 12 Rockfish, 20 Kelp Bass, 1 California Yellowtail, 71 Pacific Bonito Fisherman's Landing 73 Anglers, 4 Boats, 6 Calico Bass, ...

September 12, 2014
Carlsbad's low-risk seafood spot

Sometimes it feels like I photograph fish tacos for a living. I review a lot of fish tacos because I eat a lot of them — because San Diego produces a lot of them. But ...

September 12, 2014
The Baseball Project swings through town

The Baseball Project squeezed in a San Diego show before the end of the regular 2014 MLB season. The lineup for this evening featured the usual gunslingers, Scott McCaughey and Steve Wynn, alternating lead guitar ...

September 12, 2014
Shame heaped on Justice Scalia

Protesters lined West Harbor Drive in front of the Manchester Grand Hyatt during the lunch hour on Thursday demonstrating against a host of perceived injustices at the hands of the federal Supreme Court. From women’s-rights ...

September 12, 2014
First Drafts: Toolbox Brewing Company

These days, new brewery openings can feel very similar. Regardless of décor, back story and other defining characteristics, beers from new operations tend to be, for the most part, predictable. This isn’t because what breweries ...

September 12, 2014
Carlsbad premiers a master

The 11th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival is starting September 19th and goes through the 21st. Pulitzer-prize winning composer and Bang on a Can co-founder David Lang will be in residence and his music will be ...

September 12, 2014
Closed for legislation

It's been a difficult year for open government in San Diego. City-council president Todd Gloria and city attorney Jan Goldsmith are currently embroiled in lawsuits for refusing to turn over correspondence sent from their private ...

September 12, 2014
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