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Damigo’s window

“I don’t worry about being overexposed because all our shows were different,” says Josh Damigo, whose band the Freeloaders just finished a seven-month-long weekly residency at House of Blues. “We never had a setlist, we ...

Cronies and fricassee in DC

Water lobbyist sponsors Mayor Faulconer's reception in nation's capital

San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer had a grand time in Washington DC with the local chamber of commerce, fellow politicos, and the nation's infrastructure lobby earlier this month, based on an official itinerary of the ...

Escape from Texas

Southland Collie Rescue acquires 4 of 110 dogs rescued from terrible conditions

This past summer, in Tomball, TX, bankruptcy fillings for an optometrist, Dr. Elaine Kmiec, indicated she had a large number of collies on her acreage. She claimed to have only 35. Attorneys for Houston Collie ...

A rare jack for San Diego

Adding another warm-water fish to the counts in this bomber year.

Whether the weathermen decide it’s an El Niño year may be perpetually debated, but with reports of wahoo and blue marlin caught off shore, and the confirmed sighting of a whale shark near Catalina Island, ...

Two great things

The schedule is pretty thin this week but there a few highlights.

There are a couple of great things happening this week. On Friday evening, at St. James-by-the-Sea Episcopal in La Jolla, New York Polyphony will be performing a concert of Thomas Luis de Victoria’s O Quam ...

Manufacturing: wages good but jobs down

Computers, aerospace, golf equipment lead the way

Last year, manufacturing jobs in San Diego County paid an average wage of $75,800, up stoutly from the average wage of $53,800 throughout the private sector, according to data compiled by the National University System ...

Font of wisdom

Oceanside to convert civic center fountain to use recycled water

On Thursday, September 25, a green construction-barrier fence went up around the fountains and pools in front of the Oceanside Civic Center. The water was drained and construction began on September 29 to retrofit the ...

A special significance

San Diegans show off their tattoos.

Tattoos are so mainstream. Gone are the days when the rebels and counter-culture characters among us were the only ones sporting ink. In San Diego, trendy tattoo parlors like Remington in North Park and Full ...

Fierce tragedy

Intricate but uneven Scott Joplin’s New Rag at Mo`olelo

Now in its world premiere, Robert Barry Fleming’s 75-minute, “fierce tragedy in one act” pays a multi-media tribute to one of the greats of American music. The complex form uses different kinds of storytelling, from ...

Million-dollar lawyer

Illinois attorney practicing in San Diego stole big bucks from the elderly

The Illinois Supreme Court this month disbarred Brian P. Lee of Wheaton, Illinois. On February 19 of this year, Lee pleaded guilty in federal court in San Diego to participating in a scheme to embezzle ...

Baja Beer Touring: Valle de Guadalupe — Part II

Time spent amid passionate, close-knit brewers trumps truly excellent gourmet fare.

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

Nothing against the 76 ball, but...

Encinitas gas retailer switches brands

Since 1983, Robert Rosano has owned and operated the 76 gas station at 350 North El Camino Real. Last week, when he changed his brand to Chevron. The station had a complete makeover — signage, ...

May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it

September 29 dock totals Fisherman's Landing 169 Anglers, 6 Boats, 24 Skipjack Tuna, 276 Yellowfin Tuna, 22 Yellowtail, 3 Sculpin, 1 Sand Bass, 27 Calico Bass, 60 Bonito, 1 Sheephead, 28 Rockfish, 2 Lingcod H&M ...

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