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Content for Wednesday, February 24, 2016

News & Stories

A prowl through Los Peñasquitos Canyon

A coyote mauled one of the cameras, and a bobcat marked (that’s right — urinated on) another. In tracking, those are good signs.

February 24, 2016
To Madagascar and back

La Jolla Cove Swim Club members are aiming to accumulate total mileage swum from November 15, 2015, through April 15, 2016, to go from San Diego to Madagascar and back — 13,000 miles. Names and ...

February 24, 2016
Three poems by Mark Jarman

The Chalk of Moses Skreeks Between My Fingers The chalk of Moses skreeks between my fingers. Milton’s blindness burns through my sheer eyelids. Edmondsen’s hammer and chisel weigh down both my hands. Yes, in my ...

February 24, 2016
Unhinge your jaw for some luscious Oh My! tacos

Out on Park. Just come from NewSchool of Architecture. Lecture by this guy who wants to “depave” the world and “rewild” the cities. Oh, man, if only we could. Of course, the talk and questions ...

February 24, 2016
Live Oscar blog

While on my weekly charitable pilgrimage through local orphanages, a slight tug at my sleeve caused the cigarette ash to land at the feet of one of the younger foundlings. He was a ragged, dirty-faced ...

February 24, 2016
Colour Vision's got an island vibe

“Paradise ULTD. is essentially about escapism,” Corey James Hurley remarks of his burgeoning label and blog. Hurley, listed on showbills as Colour Vision, knows a thing or two about getting away. The North County native ...

February 24, 2016
Let’s lay some pipe already

The California Pipe Trades Council, based in San Francisco, has spent $8368 lobbying San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer and city attorney Jan Goldsmith regarding its “opposition to proposed building standards ordinance to approve ABS and ...

February 24, 2016
World's priciest coffee beans

This January, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters received a Good Food Award, which recognizes environmentally responsible practices in the artisan foods sector, in addition to quality. Two hundred judges blind-tasted a couple thousand entrants across 13 ...

February 24, 2016
Surreal Vokabulary

“We were just outside of Ferndale, Washington, when the wheel from our Thomas the Train trailer completely flew off and shot a hundred feet in the air,” says Vokab Kompany vocalist Matt “Burkey” Burke. The ...

February 24, 2016
Tobias Lindholm talks about A War

Matthew Lickona: You told Awards Daily, “I spoke to so many Taliban warriors, soldiers, prosecutors, and lawyers, as well as wives and children to try to get the logic of the story.” Were there particular ...

February 24, 2016
He says he will never retire

Life and its burdens could not help but weigh us down.

February 24, 2016
Critters galore along the Sweetwater River Trail

The Sweetwater River is the main artery of the Sweetwater watershed. Its headwaters are in the Cuyamaca Mountains, flowing into Sweetwater Reservoir and emptying into San Diego Bay at the Sweetwater Marsh. The Sweetwater Interpretive ...

February 24, 2016
Fancy a game of octopush?

What began in England in 1954 as a game called “octopush” has now become underwater hockey. Alan Blake, the founder of the Southsea Sub-Aqua Club, along with other scuba divers, hopped into a pool in ...

The GOP’s generational black hole

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has brought renewed attention to the conservative legacy of Republican president Ronald Reagan, who appointed Scalia to the high court in 1986. In those days, Reagan was ...

February 24, 2016
Coding is cool, kids!

“Sometimes the kids have to solve a puzzle, and sometimes they have to take a quiz.”

February 24, 2016
Protomartyr's beauty amidst ruin

Before Protomartyr was a band, Joe Casey would build up a little whiskey courage and sing a couple songs with one his favorite local Detroit acts, Butt Babies. The younger musicians had befriended Casey and ...

February 24, 2016
A man called Diane Coffee

A ’60s-ish rock-and-roll experience that recalls Phil Spector and doo-wop and leisure suits and even a slew of one-hit-wonder bands from back in the day are somehow updated and given present-day indie-rock treatment in this ...

February 24, 2016
For your eyes only

Variety reports that a group of seven blind people filed a class action lawsuit last week against AMC Theatres, alleging the chain violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by “failing to provide properly functioning audio ...

February 24, 2016
The problem with Tosca

If Tosca were written today it would be about two struggling artists living in Section 8 housing and hoping for an NEA grant.

February 24, 2016
Switchfoot has left the building

After one year of operating the Bro-Am Studios, Encinitas’ multiplatinum band Switchfoot has moved on from their 600-square-foot practice studio/performance space on Highway 101. The space shared the name of the band’s annual Bro-Am Surf ...

February 24, 2016
No pinch-hits for Hallmark

Dear Hipster: I am three months into dating the same woman, and it is going very well...except for Valentine’s Day, which didn’t go over very well at all. I could be wrong about this, but ...

February 24, 2016
Credit card surcharges still banned by Song-Beverly

The credit-card-as-free-speech loophole will cost you.

February 24, 2016
Puck will make amends

Within moments of The Metromaniacs’ opening lines, I had visions of Blackadder dancing in my head. Specifically, I thought about an episode of Blackadder the Third, in which the Prince Regent (Hugh Laurie) hires a ...

February 24, 2016
Make Mexico want it

San Diego government officials, set on building a new freight-oriented border crossing with Mexico in east Otay Mesa, want higher-ups in Mexico to pressure the United States to proceed with the project, and they’re prepared ...

February 24, 2016
Letter-writer garners fan base

Go Team, Go A great letter by Mr. Amberger in your latest edition (February 18), with which I agree 100 percent. Count me as one among the “tens of thousands of people in San Diego ...

February 24, 2016
Drive Like Jehu, A Static Lullaby, Stone Foxes

Thursday 25“We’re just doing this one show.” That’s what Drive Like Jehu’s John Reis said in August of 2014 about their one-off free concert at Balboa Park’s organ pavilion, where they were accompanied by civic ...

February 24, 2016
Cave Singers, Andra Day, Protomartyr

Sunday 28Casbah stages ex–Pretty Girls Make Graves group Cave Singers on Sunday. The Seattle trio’s touring in support of last year’s Banshee record, a bracing, buzzing folk-rock collection that prompted the Reader’s Andrew Hamlin to ...

February 24, 2016
February 18 Crossword Contenders

Martha Awdziewicz, Clairemont, 4. Dennis Butterworth, San Diego, 4. Chris Byzewski, San Diego, 4. (winner!) Leslie Chase, Campo, 4. (winner!) Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 4. Allan Dorfman, Del Mar, 4. Chad Griffith, Poway, 4. Susan ...

February 24, 2016
February 18 Sudoku Contenders

Evil Bliss Beedle, Encinitas, 4. Gregory Chauncey, La Jolla, 4. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 4. Patrick Driscoll, Santee, 4. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 4. Don Ganoe, San Diego, 4. Paula Henderson, La Jolla, 4. Richard ...

February 24, 2016
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