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Belly up to the kombucha bar

Tasting rooms have become a dime a dozen in San Diego, but beer is not on the menu of one that opened on Pacific Highway in May. Bootstrap Kombucha offers free tasters and fills growlers ...

September 30, 2016
Cheetahs strip club faces closure

The City of San Diego's decision to revoke a popular strip club's permit stands, ruled an appellate court. On September 28, California's Fourth District Appellate Court found that the Kearny Mesa all-nude club had a ...

September 30, 2016
Serotinal dismay

Monday was the hottest day of the year, so I was forced to turn toward some autumnal music to keep from falling into an Indian Summer depression. I went to two different pieces of music, ...

September 30, 2016
Deepwater Horizon, tronc, and other disasters

Last week I mentioned the Reader‘s original and longtime film critic, Duncan Shepherd. I arrived at the paper back in the mid-’90s, and often as not when I told people where I worked they’d reply, ...

September 30, 2016
Cate's Corn Hole stuffed by SDG&E's hard cash

The money-stuffed fists of San Diego Gas & Electric, subsidiary of utility giant Sempra, have once against demonstrated the company's formidable political punch by injecting a sizable dose of corporate cash into an event accruing ...

September 30, 2016
Joe Grifasi on The Deer Hunter and No Pay, Nudity

This came about thanks to the kindness of Jean Walcher, public relations sage and President of J. Walcher Communications. Jean’s cousin is the executive producer of No Pay, Nudity, a delightful Broadway Danny Rose-ish comedy ...

September 30, 2016
Vote for Gary Ernst (R.I.P.)

In Oceanside, a campaign has been mounted to encourage people to vote for a deceased candidate. City treasurer Gary Ernst passed away on September 22. The 61-year-old had reportedly been battling diabetes. Oceanside police found ...

September 30, 2016
Atmosphere casts its line at the Observatory

Atmosphere's tour began with a broken down van just outside of Saskatoon, but smoothed out quickly with a string of sold-out shows leading into Friday night's gig at Observatory North Park, which sold out weeks ...

September 30, 2016
Tijuana Big Boy

My friend Dan from San Diego matched with a Tijuana girl through Tinder. They agreed to meet on a Monday night on a double date, accompanied by my roommate and his girlfriend who was celebrating ...

Phone use and beverages now allowed in library

Phone use and covered beverages are now allowed in the Central Library and the 35 branches in the City of San Diego system, according to the revised version of the San Diego Public Library “Rules ...

Romp with the Pixies

From forming in Boston in 1986 to being one of the chief influences on Kurt Cobain and scoring that last shot in David Fincher’s Fight Club, the Pixies have come a long way. Head Carrier, ...

September 30, 2016
Mission Bay Campland to become marsh land

After months of poring over notes gathered after consulting with community members in June the San Diego Audubon Society, tasked with developing a plan to restore wildlife habitat in the northeastern corner of Mission Bay ...

September 30, 2016
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