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Why, Burnbook? Why do you have to exist?

A new social media app served as the platform for two confirmed threats of violence in San Diego area schools this week. Burnbook, a platform to "anonymously share thoughts and memories," was used to post ...

Hello, Deli Man!

“Corned beef is responsible for killing more of my people than Hitler.” — Jerry Lewis A fragrant bouquet of savory sliced beef and smoked fish mixes with chopped organ meat smothered in onions and rendered ...

March 12, 2015
Cardiff's unwelcomed wall of ugly

Cardiff by the Sea residents noticed last month the placement of what they described as, “ugly,” “intrusive,” and “view-blocking” barricades along San Elijo Avenue, which has an elevated view of the ocean; over a two-block ...

Jacque Wilke's acting bucket list

I’m asking veteran local actors to name five dream roles and say why. The answers not only reveal aspirations, they may put an idea in the minds of artistic directors and producers — even choices ...

March 12, 2015
Thomas Edison might be ashamed

Energy-industry watchdogs are still wrangling with former San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station operator Southern California Edison over the release of communications both internal and between the utility and its state regulator in the buildup to ...

March 12, 2015
Not quite Don Pasquale, but certainly not Iago

Nixon in China opens on Saturday, March 14 at the Civic Theater. We continue with our interview of big-bad-Kissinger, Patrick Carfizzi. Part 1 and part 2 of this interview are also available. San Diego Reader: ...

March 12, 2015
Toni Atkins and the role of mother’s milk

As Jesse Unruh, also known as "Big Daddy," once famously said, "Money is the mother's milk of politics." The legendarily Falstaffian speaker of the California Assembly, who died in 1987 at the age of 64, ...

March 12, 2015
Port hole

Oceanside police received an emergency call around midnight on March 10. A boat was sinking in the Oceanside Harbor at the L Dock. Officer John Hoover arrived shortly to find a 34-foot Tollycraft boat submerged ...

March 12, 2015
City attorney slickness no match for First Amendment

A last ditch effort by the Tourism Marketing District to get a lawsuit dismissed for a lack of standing looks as if it will be shot down in court, further jeopardizing hundreds of millions of ...

March 12, 2015
Japan on Convoy

While on the way to Tofu House, I rarely pay any mind to the big red awning advertising “Japanese Noodles” across the street. Once every few months, David and I venture to try something new ...

Something is not right at Sweetwater

Dr. André José Branch became president of the San Diego chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in January. The professor at San Diego State University’s College of Education has a ...

There is a will for the Bayshore Bikeway

The Bayshore Bikeway — 24 miles of bike path from the Coronado Ferry Landing, around the bottom of San Diego Bay, and up the east side to the piers north of Broadway where the ferry ...

Car as weapon?

In North County’s Superior Court on March 10, a young woman testified that she heard “pretty vulgar things” as she walked past a bar in Oceanside four months ago. The 22-year-old brunette said there were ...

March 12, 2015
Uni’s best beer bet

It seems like I blinked and University City got wise to the rise of craft beer. As I’ve mentioned in the past, my formative drinking years were spent close to UCSD and consisted mostly of ...

For those about to rockfish

March 11 dock totals 19 anglers aboard the Chubasco II 1/2 day am run caught 1 yellowtail, 1 sheephead, 2 sculpin, 83 rockfish, 6 lingcod, 4 calico bass and 1 bonito. The Dolphin 1/2 day ...

March 12, 2015
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