Content for Sunday, November 1, 2015

News & Stories

O.C. Register parent files for bankruptcy — again

Ignominious end of an attempt to fatten up the paper

If court OKs it, current CEO will take over paper.

Video: Burning Man is home

Why is the desert festival (and temporary city) "home" for so many of its attendees?

Many attendees refer to Burning Man, the annual week-long festival that takes place in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, as "home." This short video examines why. I randomly selected people at this year's Burning Man, as ...

Pelagic trick or treat

Weekly fishing report

Inshore: It’s back to basics for the near-shore fishing off San Diego. Calico bass, sand bass, sheephead, rockfish, bonito, and barracuda are biting well off the kelp edges. Expect an occasional white seabass or halibut ...

Outraged parent applauds Coastal Commission ban following revelations of inbreeding


"I've been coming to SeaWorld with my children for 10 years," says Del Mar mother Sandee Momstein. "But after learning about the perverted antics of their main attraction, I don't think I'll ever come again. ...

How to hang out in the Gaslamp

Simon Says makes it easy

For Bad Coffee! That’s what it says at Simon Says, the coffee kiosk at on F and Fifth, the coolest area of the Gaslamp. It’s five o’clock on a Friday night. Everybody’s your friend. They ...

Cold war politics are back in music

Russian conductor Valery Gergiev gets... sparklered?

Valery Gergiev, our conductor in video number three, has been accused, in the media, of being pro-Putin and for anti-gay laws in Russia. An article of defiance showed up in The Guardian at the start ...

Brad Mehldau Trio: Sold out in La Jolla

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego November 2–8

Tuesday 3 The Ben Wanicur Trio, with Ian Tordella on saxophone and Duncan Moore on drums, hosts the jam session at 3rd Space (4610 Park Boulevard) from 8 to 11 p.m. $5 cover charge. Wednesday ...