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News & Stories

To Hell with the ruling class

I’ve recently learned a thing or two about Mozart’s Don Giovanni that I think are worth passing along. Keep in mind that I’m not a musicologist, but I’m going to put my best foot forward. ...

February 5, 2015
A virtually wall-less border crossing

“I am immortal. I got my Sentri card,” posted Erick Mark Cavadas on his Facebook feed in early December. “Don't get too excited, the sentri lane has been sucking,” replied a girl that I did ...

February 5, 2015
Savannah's got flavor

Savannah was established as Georgia’s first city – a working port – in 1733. It’s been welcoming people and trade for over 280 years, adding a global, cosmopolitan flavor to its Deep South traditions. Really, ...

February 5, 2015
The better to bamboozle you

The Securities and Exchange Commission today (February 5) announced it has achieved an emergency asset freeze and temporary restraining order against Jacob Keith Cooper and his investment firm Total Wealth Management. On his KOGO radio ...

February 5, 2015
A lady in retirement

“You know what’s great about acting?” asks D.J. Sullivan. “You can do it from birth to death and never skip a beat. “Okay, I’m skipping a beat and headed into retirement — and I can’t ...

February 5, 2015
Kevin Faulconer goes to Brookings

With Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer facing what may become a contentious reelection bid next year, the ex–public relations man has been seizing opportunities to rub shoulders with certain Democratic representatives of the national establishment. Two ...

February 5, 2015
Veggiejuana: Baja brunch on a budget

Brunch in Tijuana may not be the middle class ritual de lo habitual (to borrow a phrase from Jane’s Addiction) that it is in urban America, but the Sunday fare is certainly worth waking up ...

Why not vote with your home computer?

Despite protests from a psychiatrist, Del Mar will be allowed to proceed with an online poll of local registered voters, an act city officials say does not constitute an election and thus is exempt from ...

February 5, 2015
Loony Tunes: The Loons don’t mind being Misunderstood

“Although we take our time between albums, the actual writing and recording usually comes in short bursts,” says Mike Stax of the Loons, a PrettyThings/Love/Yardbirds-inspired band extant for nearly twenty years now, with around five ...

February 5, 2015
Tough break, kid

An eight-year old boy and his guardians are suing the City of San Diego for neglect of a city park after the boy, during a visit to the Mission Bay RV Resort in De Anza ...

February 5, 2015
Nick's neck news

Confirming rumors that had circulated ever since a neck injury ended his 2014 season prematurely, longtime San Diego Charger Center Nick Hardwick announced his retirement from the NFL on February 3. During an emotional press ...

Nature slinks through the neighborhood

Most residents in the neighborhoods east of I-5, in the vast amount of open space near the San Elijo Lagoon and its Escondido Creek watershed (flowing between Olivenhain and Rancho Santa Fe), purchased homes in ...

If Navy guys can do it, why can't the gals?

A career Navy officer will get a new chance to fight her involuntary discharge over sexual escapades "unbecoming an officer" that left her ousted just five months before she became eligible for retirement benefits. In ...

February 5, 2015
Going pink for Brewbies

“Every week in San Diego is San Diego Beer Week.” It’s a popular saying among local imbibers seeing how there are so many beer festivals within the county throughout the year (sometimes two or three ...

Under the sea

The Coronado Islands and area south past Colonet is producing a solid Yellowtail and Lingcod bite for the boaters getting there. The Bluefin are still holding at the Cortez Bank area as well as good ...

February 5, 2015
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