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Content for Wednesday, January 13, 2016

News & Stories

Our son's autism test score was down to 15

“So, the whole of my front yard is 100 percent edible,” says Jeri. "There’s not one thing — not even the hibiscus, which can be used for tea — that is not edible. I have ...

January 13, 2016
Bassic instinct

“Our intent is to reveal the bass,” says Kamau Kenyatta, about LOW: The Power & Beauty of Bass, the newest exhibit at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad. “Everyone feels it, so we did ...

January 13, 2016
An omelet as big as a pregnant armadillo

“Our regulars?” she says when I ask what they eat. “Anything with gravy. Lakeside loves gravy.”

January 13, 2016
Slayed by Slashes

Esteban Rene admits this Saturday’s venue of choice isn’t the usual place for a live rock show. La Bodega is located in a converted church in Barrio Logan. “They don’t have a real setup for ...

January 13, 2016
Pick your chai

“The temperature heat followed by the spice heat...I like it.”

January 13, 2016
Q: What to do with all those old t-shirts?

Hey Hipster: Love your column so I can keep up on what’s hip as a junior-senior! I noted with interest your resolution to get rid of your old concert T-shirts. NO! NO! Don’t do it! ...

January 13, 2016
Kaufman’s Cincinnati Crisis

Writer and co-director Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion animated film Anomalisa is a very fine portrait of the despair at the heart of a comfortable middle-aged white man in America circa right about now. British-born Michael Stone ...

January 13, 2016
The versatile Devotchka

A band named “Girl”: at least that’s what the group’s members (none of whom are Russian, by the way) claim Devotchka stands for in that particular language. No, this is a four-piece based in Colorado, ...

January 13, 2016
Rolling green

“This area is my mobile studio,” Cathryn Beeks says, sitting in the forward passenger area inside an old bread truck painted lime green and black. On Facebook, the singer/songwriter/show producer now also lists her occupation ...

January 13, 2016
How to fly the friendly skies

A staffer for Democrat Bob Filner when the fallen San Diego mayor was in Congress, Humberto Peraza, has been cleared to travel to Israel for free, courtesy of the American Israel Education Foundation, an affiliate ...

January 13, 2016
No trailblazers wanted in Parry Grove

The trail begins just north of the Torrey Pines Lodge Visitor Center at the top of the hill with a walk through Whitaker Native Plant Garden, named for Thomas W. Whitaker, a plant scientist and ...

January 13, 2016
Wine, love, coffee

Manzanita Roasting Company opened in December, cooking single-origin beans on a 15-kg Loring roaster in North County. The couple behind the coffee wholesaler is relatively new to the business. Weston and Samantha Nawrocki initially met ...

January 13, 2016
Cocktail caviar

“I’m going to put the tonic, Aperol, and sodium alginate in that container, and then you need to emotion-blend it while I’m over here mixing the calcium lactate and water in this container.”

January 13, 2016
On releasing a Mustang

France’s Oscar entry for best foreign-language film

January 13, 2016
America’s Got Talent, but does San Diego?

Felix the Fire Cat arrived at the San Diego Convention Center at 5:30 p.m. on January 11. When the doors opened early the next morning, he was #2 in line for the San Diego auditions ...

January 13, 2016
The Jersey Lily comes to San Diego

When the world’s most beautiful woman came to town.

Need help surfing?

Depending on the tide, but usually around 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoons at the north end of La Jolla Shores there will be, weather permitting, a canopy with a colorful owl hanging from the frame. ...

January 13, 2016
Lawsuit filed over paramilitary training facility in Alpine

As promised, environmental attorney Marco Gonzalez has filed a lawsuit against the County of San Diego for granting a permit to a 160-acre firearms training facility called Covert Canyon tucked away in the mountains of ...

January 13, 2016
Tijuana’s quest for independence

This month, an unprecedented race for mayor of Tijuana and district representatives will commence. An amendment made to the Mexican constitution in 2012 opened the door for independent candidates to seek office in 2016. Beginning ...

January 13, 2016
Scene: North Park, late ’70s

Dear Hipster: I grew up in North Park in the late ’70s, and I went to Alice Birney Elementary School. Since I lived in North Park before it was cool, does that make me an ...

January 13, 2016
Dropped

I thought yall cared about me I thought yall were different I defended you, all of you From the mean words other said I tell them how you helped me I tell them how you ...

January 13, 2016
Pyles of film

“Tim usually puts one on every other month, as a part of his Loudspeaker radio show on Sunday nights,” says videographer Craig Rian, who films performances for radio jock Tim Pyles’s video and EP/CD series ...

January 13, 2016
Dr. Robert Frank Mansueto: “Guaranteed growth rate.” Hmm...

Forbes columnist Ken Fisher proclaims, “I hate annuities.… The contracts are huge, obtuse, confusing and hence rarely read. Sales reps rarely realize the lies they peddle.” Sales commissions can be 8 percent or more, says ...

January 13, 2016
Strong feelings about last week's cover story

Correction “Not Another Yoga Studio” contains inaccurate information. ECP Commercial has not been the leasing agent of this property for over a year, which is well before the incident that was reported in your paper. ...

January 13, 2016
Grandma isn't scared of the end

She's 89, and she’s not panicked.

January 13, 2016
Let the Chargers leave for logical reasons

After decades of what many have characterized as abject supplication to the Chargers-owning Spanos family, scribes of all varieties at the Union-Tribune have taken off the gloves. Last week a sportswriter for the paper bemoaned ...

January 13, 2016
Double dose of Earthless

Thursday 14Classic-rock band Blue Öyster Cult are radio-famous for hits such as “Godzilla” and “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper,” but they are YouTube-famous for the hilarious Saturday Night Live skit “More cowbell!” You know the one. ...

January 13, 2016
Things to do in the middle of January

Thursday | 14 A showcase of narrative, documentary, animation, and Latino features and shorts. Films will be screened at the 180-seat Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center, and every show is expected to sell out. Networking ...

January 13, 2016
Car Seat Headrest in hyperdrive

Sunday 17Devotchka plays world music with an edge. Lots of edges, actually — the burlesque frontwoman was married to shock-rocker Marilyn Manson. Before you head up to Belly Up on Sunday, you can read all ...

January 13, 2016
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