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Philadelphia in the rain

You can plan as much as you like for a trip, but you can’t plan the weather. That doesn’t mean you won’t still have lots of fun! It was raining buckets on my head for ...

Murdoch says L.A. Times to be sold

Publishing magnate Rupert Murdoch today (November 27) sent out a tweet saying that Tribune Publishing, now parent of the Los Angeles Times and Union-Tribune, will be sold to a Wall Street group. Then the Los ...

November 27, 2015
Faulconer's trickle-down turkey freebies

Kevin Faulconer's One San Diego, the nonprofit that boosts the Republican mayor's anti-poverty agenda — in the process yielding glowing media accounts benefiting his political profile — has picked up some cash from two San ...

November 27, 2015
Homelessness problems for those with homes

Homelessness was the subject of the November 24 Allied Gardens–Grantville Community Council town hall hosted by the council and the San Diego Police Department. Residents' questions were answered by three members of the SDPD’s Eastern ...

November 27, 2015
The Aliens is just part-time work

“This is important,” playwright Annie Baker writes in a note for The Aliens, “at least a third – if not half – of this play is silence. Pauses should be at least three full seconds ...

November 27, 2015
Midwest meets Middle East

If I were visiting from out of town for a week and staying in the Gaslamp, I might pass by Cafe 21 a few times before I gave it a chance because it doesn’t look ...

Legal battle on La Jolla Shores

Earlier this month, La Jolla Shores resident and attorney Bernie Segal filed a lawsuit alleging that the City of San Diego violated the California Environmental Quality Act and ignored building codes when it approved a ...

November 27, 2015
Puccini's ode to Paris

In the opera La Rondine by Puccini, the young Ruggero arrives in Paris for the first time and Puccini lets him sing an ode to the City of Light. The aria is difficult to find. ...

November 27, 2015
Not just Beirut, but Gibraltar and Holland

A disclaimer: heightened anticipation gave this album, upon first listen, the sonic equivalent of rose-colored glasses. So what’s with the eagerness for Beirut’s first record in four years? Perhaps it’s tied to the first single, ...

November 27, 2015
La Mesa Oktoberfest report

The La Mesa Village Merchants Association threw their first Oktoberfest 42 years ago. Their website states “over 100,000 attendees” now flock to the annual gathering. With the disruption from the La Mesa Streetscape Project and ...

November 27, 2015
Three-guitar Heart attack

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 inductees Heart performed about a dozen of their own songs over an hour-long show, including hits such as "Kick It Out," "Heartless," "Straight on," "These Dreams," "Crazy on ...

November 27, 2015
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