Content for Friday, October 31, 2014

News & Stories

Forecast: rain and over $200 billion

Local economy growth expected to trump state and national rates

The total output of goods and services for the county hit $197.9 billion last year, according to economist Kelly Cunningham of the National University System Institute for Policy Research; that number is expected to rise ...

Legs of Republican Party platform in peril?

Bush-backing billionaire spends big on San Diego TV ads for DeMaio

In the waning days of the campaign, a political action committee founded by Wall Street hedge-fund billionaire and longtime Republican donor Paul Singer has made good on its promise to spend big for GOP congressional ...

Communicate the fire

The conclusion of our interview with Lola Astanova.

This is the continuation of our interview with Lola Astanova. San Diego Reader: If you had to spend the next year on a desert island with a piano, what music would you take with you? ...

Experience Hendrix aligns the stars

The Experience Hendrix tour made a stop in San Diego county at Harrah's Resort in Valley Center, and the nearly three-and-a-half-hour show would've made Jimi proud. Guitarists Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Kenny ...

Bring it back to business basics

98 Bottles lacks focus on food, service, and ambiance.

98 Bottles is more than a neighborhood bar. According to the signage it’s a one-stop shop offering “craft beer, fun wine, good eats, entertainment, and a retail bottle shop.” I’ve never considered wine amusing, but ...

Bite the Hand, by Three Minute Tease

Anton Barbeau’s second album with his Three Minute Tease (no hyphen) comes dedicated to his great friend and all-around under-hyped genius, Scott Miller (late of Game Theory, late of the Loud Family, late of the ...

Dirty energy today for a clean tomorrow

As hydroelectricity dries up, Californians will rely on natural gas more

New numbers from the California Energy Commission indicate that, even excluding the effects of severe drought that have diminished the availability of hydroelectric power and the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, state ...

Homosexual detester says what?

College board candidate "would make many people feel uncomfortable.”

“Satan is attacking our family by perverting the concept of marriage, which God created to be between one man and one woman only.” This is not a rant from a fundamentalist church in Alabama; it ...

The cream soda of cream ales

Vista’s Mother Earth Brew Co. has a vanilla-laced workhorse in its stable

When most brewers contemplate recipes for their beers, they envision Belgian abbeys, a rustic Germanic brewhaus, old English structures, or French farmhouses, calling to mind romantic notions of places where the world’s classic styles were ...

It takes a Village card room…

Raided gambling house’s owner used to employ Chula Vista’s Mayor Cox

The Village Club Card Room, located in Chula Vista, was one of two establishments raided by the FBI on October 29. In addition to the card rooms, 10News reported that a federal search warrant was ...

Spiny lobsters live to see another day

Fisherman's Landing 39 Anglers, 3 Boats, 1 Yellowtail, 3 Yellowfin Tuna, 46 Dorado, 6 Sand Bass, 4 Calico Bass, 61 Bonito, 65 Rockfish, 2 Sculpin, 6 Whitefish, 4 Sheephead H&M Landing 57 Anglers, 3 Boats, ...

Let’s Be Friends

Subscribe for local event alerts, concerts tickets, promotions and more from the San Diego Reader

Close