Content for Saturday, January 17, 2015

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Playboy + Poway + Party + Pot + Police = Perfection

First Pulitzer Plus Prize awarded to 10News for "textbook example of the craft."

STATEMENT FROM THE 2015 AWARDS JURY: When you think of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism, you think of Watergate. You think of the Pentagon Papers. You think of exposés on corporate malfeasance or war crimes or police ...

What about that Spanos money?

Chargers owners' $200M for new stadium could empty their bank account

The City of San Diego has an infrastructure deficit of well over $2 billion, and that doesn't include critical projects tied to the water shortage, climate change, and many other things. You can easily double ...

Rienzi: failed politician, failed opera

The esoteric pick of the week is a failure.

The esoteric pick of the week continues in the German tradition with Wagner’s Rienzi. This was Wagner’s first “successful” opera even though it was the third he wrot,e and it has not entered into the ...

Veggiejuana: Bowling for 'ritos

Juárez-style burritos made big at time-honored eatery

Bol Corona Avenida Ocampo between Tercera and Cuarta, Centro, Tijuana San Diegans are often surprised to discover that our beloved, bulky, bountiful burritos are nowhere to be found in Tijuana. In fact, the Northern Mexico ...

Less Briggs, more potholes, says Goldsmith

"[His] latest desperate attempt…is frivolous and not grounded in the law."

City attorney Jan Goldsmith is on the offensive, publicly calling out attorney Cory Briggs for his opposition to a public financing plan used to pay for infrastructure repairs and public services. On January 15, the ...

Stars of 2014

SD Performing Arts League will honor volunteers at a special ceremony.

The San Diego Performing Arts League announced the volunteers it will honor at the 22nd Star Awards Ceremony, on January 26. Every year, 40 arts organizations select a volunteer for special recognition. SCPAL President D. ...

What's new with the ole swimmin hole?

La Mesa pool to reopen soon

December rain delayed the reopening of the La Mesa municipal pool and spa until February 2. The weather caused a delay in work to replace a portion of the pool deck, according to a January ...

Wadada Leo Smith: Wednesday at UCSD!

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego January 20-25

Tuesday 20 Flutist Lori Bell will be appearing with guitarist Ron Satterfield at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. No cover charge. Wednesday 21 Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith with Anthony ...

All that…and less

Stone debuts gluten-reduced India pale ale

Prior to my Lupus diagnosis, doctors attempted to determine the cause of my symptoms, which included severe stomach pains and other gastrointestinal distress. At one point, they speculated that I might be gluten-intolerant. My heart ...

Looking for the elusive yellowtail

January 16 dock totals H&M Landing 32 Anglers, 1 Boat, 11 Whitefish, 139 Rockfish Point Loma Sportfishing 36 Anglers, 2 Boats, 4 Sand Bass, 6 Sculpin, 2 Calico Bass, 15 Bonito, 9 Yellowtail, 2 Lingcod ...