Content for Thursday, October 2, 2014

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Wrap it up

I thought I'd finish this thing up but failed.

I may have painted myself into a corner here with a couple of posts about the gym, pop music, ass and eyes. This is my attempt to make those previous posts make sense. George Sandow ...

Pint-sized to lady-like

Report from day two of SD Fashion Week.

Here’s what you should know about Fashion Week San Diego — Allison Andrews, the show’s founder/producer, is not attempting to replicate New York Fashion Week. FWSD is the laid-back, unpretentious version. You will not find ...

Poop legal

Public restrooms on the way to downtown

More than four years after they were originally promised, a pair of "Portland Loo" public restrooms is on their way to downtown San Diego. City councilwoman Marti Emerald worked with the homeless advocacy group Girls ...

Too hot for ta-ta check

Machines at free mammogram event rendered nonfunctional

A free mammogram day went bust midday Thursday, October 2, as outdoor temperatures rendered three of the four mammography machines nonfunctional. The Susan G. Komen and San Diego Chargers sponsored–event offering free mammograms for women ...

Blue Smoke drifts in from Blue Ocean

Love Boat pig-out spot sets sail as North County concept comes to Fashion Valley.

Love Boat Fashion Valley is no more. The former K-pop sushi pig-out spot (best known for gargantuan “Love Boat” platters) shut down for a remodel period, and recently reopened as Blue Smoke Sushi Lounge. Ooooh. ...

San Diego County Fair Announces Theme for 2015

Fair Organizer Farley McFerrin: "It took weeks of research and debate, but ultimately, we decided to go with the title of a 1957 romantic weeper. It just fit with our desire to commemorate the 100th ...

Fit for a sultan

Blown away by spunk and gusto.

"I built our own oven. Just like they have had in Beirut since forever."

Extra killer drones not justified

Air Force may waste $8.8 billion at General Atomics, says government report

A tightly held audit report by the Defense Department's Office of Inspector General says that the Air Force did not properly justify the planned acquisition of 401 so-called Reaper drones costing an estimated $76.8 billion. ...

Don’t kill your annoying brother

San Marcos incident yields six years in prison for big bro

Michael Vincent Young, 57, was sentenced to six years prison on September 30 for killing his brother Robb “without malice.” Young told investigators that tension had been building for a long time between he and ...

Bad news for the wheeled and hobbled

San Diego's rank disabled ranking

San Diego ranks a disappointing 98th of 150 metro areas as a good location for those with disabilities, according to WalletHub, an organization that puts together economic and demographic information on states and metro areas. ...

Next to Normal's epic emotions

San Diego Music Theatre does a stellar job with the most unlikely of opera concepts.

When potential backers first heard a proposal for Next to Normal, they probably replied: “A musical about bipolar disorder? Like, huh?” Either that or, with voice lowered, “riiight.” Yes, and a rock musical at that. ...

First look at Faulconer's climate plan

Environmental community leery but generally satisfied

Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Tuesday, September 30, released his long-awaited update to the city's draft Climate Action Plan. The move came just a week after city-council president Todd Gloria, who released his own climate plan ...

Baja Beer Touring: Mexicali — Part I

Tasting through Mexicali’s hot craft brewing scene

The following is the fifth in a six-part series about that adventure, which yielded some good beer and a good deal more. Valle de Guadalupe - Part II is the previous stop on this tour ...

This is about roots

Resident-owner of Encinitas farm gets go-ahead from Encinitas council

Last Friday, September 24, the Encinitas City Council reached a compromise in the “conflict of cultures.” The council voted to reject the appeal by a few disgruntled neighbors of the Coral Tree Farm and Nursery ...

Yesterday's catch

October 1 dock totals Dana Landing 7 Anglers, 2 Boats, 15 Yellowtail, 2 Calico Bass, 30 Bonito, 20 Bluefin Tuna, 2 Striped Marlin Released, 3 Yellowtail Released Fisherman's Landing 146 Anglers, 7 Boats, 476 Yellowfin ...

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