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Content for Wednesday, June 15, 2016

News & Stories

San Diego Reader 2016 fun issue

County Administration Center Waterfront Park In 2014, 12 acres of former parking lots were converted into a public park facing San Diego Bay. Running both north and south of the county government headquarters established in ...

Nothing like a headbanger

Domenic “Nicky” Palermo began recording songs as Nothing about five years ago in Philadelphia. He was depressed and in the midst of a nervous breakdown. Nothing’s initial demo couldn’t be deemed a “bedroom project,” as ...

Amped up production in Miramar

Since Amplified Ale Works launched in late 2012, brewmaster Cy Henley had been making beer on a three-barrel system in the company's Pacific Beach brewpub. That changed this spring, when Amplified officially began producing its ...

Sheriff tripping

A San Diego sheriff’s department commander is the latest county employee to partake of a free trip to Israel courtesy of the Anti-Defamation League. Investigations honcho Peter Callewaert ran up a $5627 tab going to ...

June 15, 2016
No mashed gristle

Hmm... Which whiskey? The Glenfiddich 40-year-old costs $1049 per shot. A jigger of Benchmark costs $1. I hesitate. “Gimme the Gl…Glenfid…d’uh, no. I guess I’ll take the Benchmark,” I say. The $1 Benchmark is part ...

Halfbaked fish

The Old Globe’s tokyo fish story features plenty of big themes from generational disconnection to familial nihilism to art versus commercialism to gender discrimination. The other theme is titling one’s play in all lowercase letters. ...

June 15, 2016
Splinters of Saint-Saëns at Mainly Mozart

In general, I’m not a happy clappy person. I’ll applaud a great performance, for sure, but I tend to be more polite with my appreciation instead of exuberant. It’s a personal flaw, but I’m working ...

Dance your acid off

“It’s pretty humbling when big names agree to come play our event here at the Kava Lounge,” says Tyler Detweiler, whose live, hardware-based electronic music monthly, Acid Varsity, curates members of veteran acts, such as ...

June 15, 2016
SHARK! No, dolphin

Name: Arturo Baravalle Age: 26 Occupation: tennis coach Favorite surf spot: PB Point On a foggy Tuesday morning, Arturo Baravalle suited up to surf La Jolla Shores. Baravalle moved to San Diego last June with ...

June 15, 2016
How to be a snob without being a hipster

Dear Hipster: Thanks to my FB newsfeed, I got to read all about the Australian deconstructed coffee scandal. I included links for you. I think I might be a little stupider now (thanks, Obama), but ...

June 15, 2016
Jakob Nowell's Sublime dad

‘Our very first show in 2013 was with Mike Watt & the Missingmen,” says Law frontman Jakob Nowell, son of the late Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell. The 21-year-old, who grew up in San Diego, was ...

First responders’ brine battle

On June 18 at 8 a.m. in the surf at Mission Beach in front of San Fernando Court, the Revolt Summer Surf Series will kick off their five-part Pro/Am contest featuring some of the world’s ...

Partially submerge with the sharks

Uncle Max wants to go swimming with sharks when he visits this year. “It’s a metaphor made literal!” he marvels. Shark Diver (855-987-4275) runs several adventures, including a five-day trip to Guadalupe Island, about 175 ...

June 15, 2016
Ibsen's law

“A man must live in his own times, but he can try to make the times worth living in.”

June 15, 2016
O.B. Doves

“I just could not make another band with people in every other band, which is what San Diego will do to you,” says Chris Leyva, whose group Falling Doves features two locals (him and Oceanside ...

June 15, 2016
Abundance of fire-followers on the trail to Foster Point

In 1968, the San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club built a small trail east of their Guyman Lodge to an overlook that they named Foster Point in honor of the chapter founders, Loris and ...

June 15, 2016
Latin for Wolves

On June 5 the Los Angeles Times noted how bands such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns ’N Roses survive while the scenes they created 30 years ago have “withered” due to fewer ...

June 15, 2016
Shut up already

“See how this part is orange? That’s supposed to be red. I’m looking to find a guy who paints cars, with airbrushes, because I want to get these airbrushed back to the red that they were when I bought them.”

June 15, 2016
No wrong choices for a child’s first musical instrument

Dear Hipster: My son just turned five this spring, and I want to get him started learning an instrument. I don’t harbor any secret desires to raise a concert pianist, though I would be happy ...

June 15, 2016
Mundell Lowe and television jazz

An 80-year gig: jazz-guitarist Mundell Lowe was with Peggy Lee at the White House in 1970; he played Playboy Jazz in the ’80s when it still meant something; spent years as music director with the ...

June 15, 2016
Relaxed livability for the discerning buyer

Classic elegance sprawls out in Rancho Santa Fe

Callaway and TaylorMade swing and miss

Local golf industry takes a right hook to the snout.

June 15, 2016
Michael Grandage recreates a grand age in Genius

For his first tour behind a camera, famed British stage director Michael Grandage chose as his subject nothing less than the Dean of American Literary Editors, Maxwell Perkins. The title Genius could have stood pluralizing ...

June 15, 2016
Wendy Walker spills the scandals

The star of one of Rancho Santa Fe’s messiest divorces is taking her tales to network television as the creator of a new ABC series aptly called Notorious. “It’s the thrill of a lifetime, said ...

June 15, 2016
Hidden messages in the Reader?

The Reader Is Wrecking Everything The San Diego Reader is ruining politics and sports, and is causing a lot of violence in San Marcos. You had a cover called “Trump Is a Farce, Bernie Is ...

June 15, 2016
A Thrill Kill Kult, a Police Club, some Cheap Girls from Michigan

Thursday 16Making up some dates they missed on last year’s Electric Messiah Tour, Chicago’s best electro-industrial export, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, will take the stage at Kasbah Thursday night. Groovie Mann and ...

June 15, 2016
How Men and Women Got Together

Old Man had made the world and everything in it. He had done everything well, except that he had put the men in one place and the women in another, quite a distance away. So ...

Irenic has Bernie and The Donald, Soda's got Nothing

Sunday 19I like to leave the politickin’ up to you pros on Facebook and Twitter, but I think this looks like some informative fun for everyone at the all-ages Irenic, where they’ll stage a Trump ...

June 15, 2016
June 9 Sudoku Contenders

Evil Bliss Beedle, Encinitas, 8. Gregory Chauncey, La Jolla, 8. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 8. Alford Claibone, San Diego, 8. Patrick Driscoll, Santee, 8. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 8. Don Ganoe, San Diego, 8. Larry ...

June 15, 2016
June 9 Crossword Contenders

Martha Awdziewicz, Clairemont, 8. L. Barling, El Cajon, 8. Evelyn Bowser, Hillcrest, 8. Dennis Butterworth, San Diego, 8. Chris Byzewski, San Diego, 8. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 8. Annette Coppede, San Diego, 8. Allan Dorfman, ...

June 15, 2016
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