Content for Sunday, May 22, 2016

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For sale: Dolphin Motel. Includes billboard.

Curiosity abounds as Point Loma Association strives to reduce sky-high signage

The billboard brouhaha continues in Point Loma. It all started in February 2013, when the owner of the Dolphin Motel, H.D. Murdock, went seeking community support for his motel expansion sans the parking requirements. The ...

San Diego scandals are nothing new

J. David, Dick Silberman, Larry Luchino, John Moores, David Malcolm

Assault on Montserrat In hot pursuit of the J. David Dominelli story, San Diego reporters ran into crafty cabdrivers, ferocious dogs, paper-thin walls, and — worst of all — each other. By Thomas K. Arnold, ...

Last Call: Our Lady of Kibeho

Candle held to a poor, shoeless girl from Gisaka

Moxie Theatre’s excellent Our Lady of Kibeho must close next Sunday (May 29). Here’s some background: Katori Hall’s drama retells the story of the seven Rwandan schoolchildren who witnessed visions of the Virgin Mary (“Our ...

The Loft hosts improv jazz trio Jones Jones

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego May 24-29

Tuesday 24 The internationally recognized improvising trio Jones Jones, with Mark Dresser on bass, Vladimir Tarasov on drums, and Larry Ochs on reeds, plays the Loft (911 Lyman Lane, UCSD) at 8 p.m. with the ...

Normal Heights is not Memphis

Burnside begs to be described as “unpretentious”

A little while back, I caught wind that hipster sandwich shop Burnside had rebooted itself with a barbecue theme. As self-appointed local barbecue doyen, a position I realize is somewhat oxymoronic, I knew I had ...

Rare albacore hits the deck

Broomtail caught in Mission Bay

Inshore: In spite of being fat-plugged with pelagic crab, the rockfish continue to bite well for the local bottom-fish trips. Most of these fish come up with mouths and bellies full of the hapless crabs, ...

Fewer marchers against Monsanto

Corporation clashers minimized — maybe by appearances elsewhere by Bernie and Bill

Hundreds of people gathered in Balboa Park on Saturday (May 21) to participate in San Diego's March Against Monsanto, an annual event targeting genetically modified food in general and specifically the Monsanto Company, a leader ...

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