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Can Bruce Henderson be detained at Guantanamo until this is all over?

Can Bruce Henderson be detained at Guantanamo? Ex-councilman was scorned after he read Chargers agreement.

February 10, 2016
Three sonnets on love by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 23 As an unperfect actor on the stage, Who with his fear is put beside his part, Or some fierce thing replete with too much rage, Whose strength’s abundance weakens his own heart; So ...

February 10, 2016
Return of the River

Even though Jon Snodgrass and Chad Price both grew up in Missouri, it was Colorado that eventually brought the two together. In the mid-’90s, Price’s band, ALL, relocated to Fort Collins — where Snodgrass happened ...

February 10, 2016
Where the streets have no name

Neighborhood pavement may be pocked with gaping holes, but before the city gets around to fixing the streets, one San Diego City Council member thinks there ought to be more “honorary street names.” According to ...

February 10, 2016
Misunderstanding at the Wow Café

“He wants some food,” says Marianna. “But he only eats raw fish.”

February 10, 2016
Octagrape rediscovers Minutemen land

Octagrape singer/guitarist Glen Galloway is “crazy proud” of the band’s new double-record, Aura Obelisk, released January 23 on Sounds Familyre Records. The band will soon release a music video for the song “Dirigibles.” A documentary ...

February 10, 2016
The shops are opening in pairs along 30th Street

A couple new coffee shops opened along 30th Street recently, though under very different circumstances. Hawthorn Coffee opened in late December on Adams Avenue, within a block of several popular businesses in a burgeoning pocket ...

February 10, 2016
Hard to walk away from the 6ONE9

After 16 years in San Diego as a band, tours of Asia, an appearance at San Diego’s one and only Super Bowl, and numerous hometown gigs, the ’80s metal cover band 6ONE9 is calling it ...

February 10, 2016
In search of a party and Star Wars relics

when I glanced over the Facebook event page advertising a Star Wars cosplay convention in the dunes outside of Yuma, I automatically assumed it would be a party. I pictured spacetini-sipping Slave Leias and inebriated ...

February 10, 2016
Ain’t no water in Horsethief Canyon, but poison oak? You bet

Horsethief Canyon is within the 13,480-acre Pine Creek Wilderness area that is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. It is also part of the National Wilderness Preservation System and was so designated a wilderness area ...

February 10, 2016
Two giant pet events this week

Thursday | 11 See aerialists, acrobats, and clowns under a music-filled, blue-and-yellow big top. The animal-free circus offers an interactive preshow 30 minutes before each performance where children can try their hand at juggling, hula-hooping, ...

February 10, 2016
Verse crazy

The Metromaniacs wax poetic at Old Globe; Moxie stages Brownsville Song.

February 10, 2016
Grunge-punk trio Sharkmuffin set up at Soda Bar Wednesday night

“It could be a cute girl who plays pool pretty well,” one of the members of Sharkmuffin told a reporter in answer to a question about the band name that some think of as slang ...

February 10, 2016
Deputy sheriff not trying to be an a**hole

Should a certain deputy sheriff have his mouth washed out with soap? So thought an irate motorist who took his case to the county’s Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board this month. “The complainant alleged that ...

February 10, 2016
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a favorite author of all time

What’s the last book you read? “Masters of Mystery: The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini, by Christopher Sandford. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is my favorite author of all time. I’ve read ...

February 10, 2016
Even the dogs are down and out

It’s the end of the road for the Wild West, except the crooked sheriff now carries an automatic rifle, the saloon women dress like school girls (and might not be girls), the horse bandits use ...

February 10, 2016
The fresh and weird Anya Marina

Anya Marina is a singer/songwriter who got her start in San Diego but has moved on. On to releasing four studio albums and opening for national acts such as Chris Isaak, Jason Mraz, and Paolo ...

February 10, 2016
Athletes join the hardy tilapia

From its beginnings in the central Rocky Mountains and over millions of years, the Colorado River has flowed into the Gulf of California. Tributaries build volume as the river cuts southwest through the Colorado Plateau, ...

What to do for Valentine’s Day

Sitting in the sun, dreaming up Valentine’s Day for my man... Spoiled much, San Diego? I was thinking. Our problem here isn’t finding something to do, it’s choosing from so many options. Where I grew ...

February 10, 2016
Lord Buckley’s application not flat-out rejected

Dear Hipster: May I suggest Lord Buckley for the Hipster Hall Of Fame? He even titled one of his albums Hipsters, Flipsters, and Finger Poppin Daddies, released in 1955! — Tim It’s easy to see ...

February 10, 2016
Dave Mustaine was here

Current Owner: Shmily Land Trust (Dave & Pamela Mustaine) Beds: 7 Baths: 7 List Price: $5,375,000 The whimsically named Le Rêve Fallbrook is an “English garden style home with Old California influences” that listing materials ...

February 10, 2016
Pocket butler

Katie works full-time at an office job and prefers to spend her weekends hiking, building motorcycles, or simply chilling at home, sans pants.

Hillcrest hashes high-rise housing heights

A group of property owners in Hillcrest want the freedom to build higher residential and commercial buildings. And if that freedom isn’t granted, members of the newly formed Uptown Gateway Council warn, local housing prices ...

February 10, 2016
The Carlsbad Lagoon Mall and money

Carlsbad expected to revel in splendor at the mall.

February 10, 2016
Pacific Beach Middle School has vulnerable cash

The San Diego Unified School District has had plenty of troubles lately, climaxed by the resignation last week of boardmember Marne Foster following her guilty plea to a state political reform act charge after a ...

From Miscellanea, Meditations, Memoratives

There be two feet whereon God walketh on the hearts of men. Mercy and truth which a sinner must fall down with Mary and kiss, that in respect of God’s Justice we may retain fear, ...

Built to Spill, Growlers, Sharkmuffin

Sunday 14It’s Valentine’s Day and your candy heart wants to rock. Some solid choices Sunday night, too, including indie hits Built to Spill, who open a two-night stand at Casbah with the Hand and Iceberg ...

February 10, 2016
New Kinetics, Thee Oh Sees, Drag the River

Thursday 11San Diego garage wreckers the New Kinetics will headline sets at Casbah Thursday night. It seems Bardot & Co. are back at it full steam ahead since their slide into silence following In Stereo, ...

February 10, 2016
Enamored with Wall Street

Re: “‘Guaranteed Growth Rate.’ Hmm,” City Lights, January 14 Don Bauder, now in his 80s, has had an illustrious career reporting on financial scams over the years. It is unfortunate that after all these years ...

February 10, 2016
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