Content for Sunday, August 9, 2015

News & Stories

Get on it!

Move fast if you want to do a half marathon in August

If you’re thinking about doing a half marathon event this month, you better get on it. The Stairway to Heaven trail half-marathon is already sold out but it looks as though the America’s Finest City ...

Art meets nature in the Canaries

Lanzarote offers an off-beat artsy vibe, stunning beaches and volcanic wonders.

The island of Lanzarote, part of Spain’s Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa, is for many budget tourists synonymous with cookie-cutter resort towns and all-inclusive holiday packages. The truth is that the island’s ...

Wet Hot Viennese Summerfest

La Jolla Summerfest is going on all month.

I smelled perfume as I walked down Draper Street toward Sherwood Auditorium. It worried me at first. When you're going to a concert, one of the last things you want is to be next to ...

U-T finally concedes what everybody knows

Chargers prefer Los Angeles

The Union-Tribune this morning (August 9) conceded on its editorial page something all but the most rabid Chargers fans already know: the team wants to get to Los Angeles, and its highly publicized attempts to ...

Angelica Pruitt leads young lions

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 12-16

Wednesday 12The KSDS Blues Jam goes down at Proud Mary’s (5500 Kearny Mesa Road) hosted by Mark Augustin with special guest Fuzzy Rankins from 6:30 p.m. No cover charge… Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos hosts the Young ...

Eff your diet, life is short

As good as “bad” can be at Streetcar Merchants

These days, there are few things more counterculture than a blatant disregard for “healthy” food. If hipsters were still a thing (which they’re not, but if), then Streetcar Merchants would be their headquarters. While everyone ...

Night fishing options at local lakes

Catch a cat come sundown

Weekly Fishing Report Inshore: The barracuda bite that came on strong by the end of last week faded a bit and the yellowtail numbers dropped off locally. A few white seabass are making the private ...

Investigative reports

Juan Vargas and lobbyists, J. David Dominelli scam, Pala tribe expels members, San Diego Airport PR blitz, SDSU contempt for undergrads, UCSD blood tests south of I-8

What You Do To Get Ahead Juan Vargas’s lobbyist love-fest Vargas has continually hit up industry lobbyists for campaign cash, although he runs virtually unopposed in a safe Democratic district. State disclosure records show Vargas ...