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Master and Commander coat stolen

Theft at Maritime Museum makes the blotter

2/27 — HP issued a citation to a boater for not having a valid permit for staying at the Harbor Police Transient slips. 2/22 — HP issued a citation to a boater for not having ...

Mikkeller SD preps beers for April 16th opening

Expect runners, Danes, and bottles to go

An opening date has been announced for the debut of Mikkeller San Diego, the brewery partnership between Mikkeller gypsy brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and AleSmith owner Peter Zien. The brewery will launch at AleSmith's longtime ...

Appeal set for Gay Pride leather-kilt case

Legs, hips, and thighs offensive depending on eye of the beholder?

Do San Diego police officers interpret public nudity laws differently for a gay man at a Gay Pride event than, say, a woman in a g-string at the beach? A federal appellate court will consider ...

San Diego Opera: Ferruccio Furlanetto recital

The luxurious ache of great singing

Ferruccio Furlanetto gave his U.S. recital debut on Saturday night at Symphony Hall as part of the San Diego Opera 2015-'16 season. If you’ll recall, the last recital I was able to see at San ...

Flecks of gold

The Jacksonian at Ion Theatre

When Mississippi put its only gas chamber at Parchman Penitentiary, says Fred in Beth Henley’s The Jacksonian, “there was a good deal of opposition from the people of Sunflower County. They did not want all ...

Big Khosla is Watching

UCSD chancellor joins board of Canadian high-tech surveillance outfit

Facial recognition software, one of the latest frontiers in big-money high-tech security, is not without its controversies, both local and national. Last summer, Democratic senator Al Franken of Minnesota said he was worried about privacy ...

Lawyer sues Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Former student can't find a job, seeks to recoup part of education investment

The major story on the New York Times' business page today (March 7) reports that a long-standing lawsuit against Thomas Jefferson School of Law goes to trial today in Superior Court. Anna Alaburda, a Jefferson ...

Freak bir-bir-bird hangs at beach

Vulture or pigeon? Either way, fancy!

On March 1, a medium-sized brown-and-white bird was spotted on Lotus Street in O.B. Some thought it to be a variety of vulture or a tumbler pigeon but it mostly closely resembles a Jacobin pigeon. ...

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