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The babysitter’s fast slap, on a German cockroach

Next collection forthcoming

Stain It all depended upon the peach juice trickling down her arm, and icy Kool-Aid drunk from green aluminum Tupperware tumblers, and lily-of-the-valleys, like tiny tea-cups in a fairy kingdom, and picking blackberries in sand ...

Beer and wine fuel La Mesa's music scene

Breweries bringing bands to East County

Depot Springs, the brewery, restaurant, live music venue being built in La Mesa, seems to be nearing the finish line. After two years of development — and delays — founder Aaron Dean anticipates the ambitious ...

Wrongly fired by the city

Another sign of troubled Purchasing and Contracting Department

Last week, on November 4, a San Diego Superior Court judge ordered the City of San Diego to reimburse a city employee nearly two years' worth of wages that had been withheld due to an ...

Who is George Onslow?

Piece after piece of Onslow’s chamber music confirmed that here we have a neglected master

Beethoven and Schubert admired him. Mendelssohn and Schumann thought his string quartets were as good as those by Mozart and Beethoven. Schubert fashioned his cello sonatas after this composer’s cello sonatas. He was George Onslow ...

North Park stroll

Business changes along University Avenue

Tobacco Rhoda’s dive bar closed down in June 2016. The bar had reportedly been a problem in the neighborhood for years. Artist Sam Ballard, who had a studio behind the bar for eight years, described ...

Is Faulconer heading for a Jacobs fail?

Secret-keeping mayor and council said to fear public vote on $50 million parking debt

Two big San Diego losers in this week's election are looking for a big-money, tax-funded consolation prize in the form of a hurry-up city-council power-play that could ultimately forever emblazon the name of Qualcomm and ...

Citizens victors over NFL greed

San Diego expects a different Chargers deal

On November 7, 57 percent of voters rejected the downtown stadium Measure C, and only 43 percent approved the construction of a combined football stadium/convention center. But local media are not asking the right questions. ...

Yucca flour and spice rule in Point Loma

Brazil by the Sports Arena

If you've ever driven up Hancock Street where the 8 meets the 5 in the northeast corner of Point Loma, you know that the one-way stretch slowly loops through an old industrial area that wouldn't ...

Last Call: Disgraced at San Diego Rep

Voices you might not hear otherwise

Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013 and is the most-produced play in America. There’s still time to see why. The San Diego Rep’s top-shelf production must close this Sunday. The ...

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