Content for Monday, November 7, 2016

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How much is that doggie on the streetcorner?

Puppy vendor knew how to avoid breaking the law

On November 3rd, Lisandra Antonio was at work in Hillcrest when a client of hers came in and asked her to help "save" a puppy from a man who was trying to selling it. “My ...

Chaos, cops and captivity on the Eastern Cape

How (not) to celebrate New Year's in South Africa.

It was New Year’s Day, and the party in Chintsa, on South Africa’s Eastern Cape, had been long and wild. The hangover was severe, and the need to leave immediate. You see, included on the ...

Two very different operas this week in San Diego

A tale of two operas

There are two decidedly different operas being performed November 11–13. One is Hansel und Gretel at Point Loma Opera Theatre and the other is Soldier Songs at San Diego Opera. Hansel und Gretel is most ...

Ambrosia in the grass

Endangered species gets a little help

Rancho San Diego ambrosia (aka Ambrosia pumila) came out from the weeds Saturday (November 5) as a dozen volunteers and agency staffers scraped and swiped weeds — and discovered the skin left behind by a ...

A place for locals in a sea of Gaslamp tourists

Homemade sausages in a casual alehouse

The Gaslamp is a top dining destination, but I often view it as a Walt Disneylike imitation of a big city neighborhood. Many of the businesses cater to daytime workers or tourists and, consequently, don’t ...

You've got Rebel Alliances mail

Residents receive "scary" election-related fliers from pro-Trump group

Over the weekend, Imperial Beach residents received in their mailboxes unsigned election fliers described as "disturbing" and "creepy." The double-sided fliers, which accompanied official Republican campaign material, ask people to join "Rebel Alliances" and contain ...

Sleepwalker takes a dip in the bay

Selections from the October Harbor Patrol blotter

October 29 — HP responded to a vessel collision in the Kona Kai Marina. The collision occurred between a small fishing vessel that was attempting to leave the marina. During this process, the vessel struck ...

Shakespeare's daughter

Equivocation at Lamb’s Players Theatre

One of the characters in Bill Cain’s Equivocation, at Lamb’s Players, is William Shagspere, aka “Shag.” He’s the Bard, with one of his names many different spellings. Another character, Judith, is Shag’s daughter. In the ...

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