Content for Sunday, July 17, 2016

News & Stories

Downtown San Diego before 1930

How IWW and the Wobblies were shut down (5 stories) and the gruesome Bennington explosion in San Diego Bay (2 stories)

How San Diego Took Care of its Wobblies Jack Whyte was one of the last wobblies to be convicted: “If the people of the state are to blame for this persecution, then the people...are to ...

Popular TV character becomes the face of San Diego’s latest protest movement

Crazy Eyes on the prize

On the popular Netflix women-in-prison drama Orange is the New Black, Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren is a troubled inmate who requires occasional visits to the psych ward. But in San Diego, she is the new ...

Array of hats

The Twentieth Century Way at Ion Theatre

Ion theatre opens their Off-the-Radar series with the San Diego premiere of Tom Jacobson’s two-person play that showcases a dark side of Southern California’s history with the LGBTQ community. The true story focuses on two ...

Dayna Stephens occupies Wall Street

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego, July 19-24

Tuesday 19The week in jazz kicks off with Jazz Live from KSDS Jazz 88 and the Jeff Hamilton Trio with Christoph Luty on bass and Tamir Hendlemen on piano, at the San Diego City College ...

Several smells do the tango

Ocean views, vegan food, and hookah at Açai Café

I have walked by Açai Café on the beach boardwalk of Playas de Tijuana countless times and thought of it simply as the café with the Mario Bros. mural painted on the side. I had ...

Yellowfin tuna count up dramatically; another opah hits the deck

Weekly fish report

Inshore: The total angler count for the San Diego sportfishing fleet topped 5000 for the first time in 2016 last week, after 4000 the week previous. The ¾-day boats are getting bonito some very large, ...