Content for Sunday, September 27, 2015

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A brief history of the San Diego music scene

El Cajon's Lester Bangs, Frank Zappa and classical music, Richard Meltzer's records, Alexander Theroux on grammar of rock lyrics, Paul Williams on Powerdresser, birth of Beat Farmers

The Hardback Lester Bangs Somewhere between life and literature. I think it’d really be groovy to give the readers an idea of what it was like growing up in El Cajon and reading Burroughs and ...

Frustrating delight

In Your Arms at the Old Globe presents variations on the theme of star-crossed lovers

2015 may be one of the gutsiest years ever in San Diego theater. I can’t ever remember so many world premieres. Even though the word on staging them is: do not. They’re too risky, can ...

Victoria's Secret Angel descends upon San Diego, dispenses wisdom

What is sexy?

Stunning Victoria's Secret Angel Martha Hunt made an appearance at Fashion Valley Mall yesterday afternoon, following San Diego's selection via popular vote as America's Sexiest City. (Other winners included TV actress Ellie Kemper for Sexiest ...

Avoid foreclosure! Go see the Archbishop

San Diegans involved in $8 million mortgage fraud

People fearful of losing their homes through foreclosure were told they should consult the Archbishop of Shon-Te-East-A, Walks with Spirit, a group claiming to be a spiritual organization dedicated to helping people dodge foreclosure. A ...

Good food at the amusement park?

Cannonball makes a splash in Mission Beach

After 90 years in existence, Belmont Park is starting to become a food destination. Draft opened in 2014 and, more recently, Cannonball, a Pacific Rim restaurant with lots of sushi options. Cannonball sits atop Draft ...

Bluefin missing; wahoo, marlin just outside

Skipjack tuna catch increases 300% over last week’s report

Inshore: No change here, except a couple wahoo being picked up on ¾-day trips. Half-day boats are fishing in tight for calico and sand bass, rockfish, sheephead and a few yellowtail while a good number ...

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