Content for Friday, December 25, 2015

News & Stories

A Christmas Facebook story

"Give me a like or I will beat your ass," he yelled at the homeless man.

A 17-year-old identified as Adal Mundo Rodríguez was videoed abusing a homeless man, making him repeat different humiliating phrases in the Otay region of Tijuana, on December 20th. The teenager holds what seems to be ...

Biggest Beer News stories of 2015

Accolades, expansion, and cold hard cash

Ballast Point sold for $1B The B in billion makes anything world news, and Ballast Point's billion-dollar sale to big beer in November didn't just get its name in financial papers — TV networks even ...

With dollar signs recorded in his eyes...

ATM skimmer showed little good sense — security cameras, bro!

Authorities in Santee are looking to the public for help in identifying a suspect accused of using a "skimmer" device to steal debit card information from patrons of a local bank. On the afternoon of ...

Christmas bird count isn't all chirps and sunshine

Record numbers also hint that climate change will have negative effect

The efforts of about 130 bird-watchers last weekend resulted in one of the most diverse species observations on record. According to the San Diego Audubon Society, 35 teams of volunteers spread across a 15-mile-wide circle ...

Nothing Cheap about these Rock and Roll Hall of Famers

Cheap Trick kicks down the hits and fistfuls of guitar picks at Belly Up

Two days before learning they would join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2016, Cheap Trick brought their classic power pop to the Belly Up. The band opened the show with the ...

Relationships

What women think of men, June-December romance, divorce the second time, Mom's cancer, when your love is in prison, San Diego twins

Women Think That Men Are Hairy Women Who cares if the hunter leaves home hungry? I was about to participate in a seminar where women spend two days learning about men. I mentioned my upcoming ...

Sure, Irving Berlin is the greatest...

Hershey Felder tells his story masterfully and without flinching

Hershey Felder, dubbed by critics as a “one-man cottage industry,” tackles his latest subject, Irving Berlin, with the same mix of music and lyrical historical storytelling audiences familiar with his representations of George Gershwin and ...