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The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

For the love of God lose the (R)

To continue the theme of innovation versus truth and beauty, I present to you, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. This new opera by Mason Bates had its world premiere at Santa Fe Opera on Saturday, ...

Cardiff’s lifeguard tower project is bumping campers

“The last thing they want is to hear a jack hammer all day.”

Since the 1970s, Mira Mesa’s Dave Timms has been camping for a week, once a year at the San Elijo State Beach campground. Recently when he tried to make his usual reservation, he found his ...

Valerian is a...dim the lights, would ya?

A true-life story from the front lines of cinema

The private screening, generally a matinee performance that plays to an audience of one, is becoming an all-too-common occurrence. At a time when patrons can’t log off long enough to survive a feature without developing ...

Garden State Bagels in Encinitas sees nit-picking by County Health

"We get blamed"

Steve Amster, the owner of Garden State Bagels got his Encinitas restaurant’s health rating dropped from a long-term “A” to a less-than-90% “B” rating. He was cited for what county health inspector, Diego Velasquez, reported ...

"He was going to shoot me right there."

Oceanside police nab suspected thief of car in San Marcos

Luis said he woke up to someone knocking against his window, and when he looked up the stranger put a gun in his face. “He told me to give him the keys and get out ...

A snowball’s chance in Escondido

Baltimore-style shaved ice, best served with marshmallow sauce

If you’re interested in trying the sweetest, coldest treat you can get your hands on this summer, turn your attention to Escondido and a small shack called Baltimore Snowball. As its name suggests, the snowball ...

Water quality improving across San Diego

But Coastkeeper won't send volunteers to Tijuana

For the first time in four years, water quality in the San Diego region is showing signs of improvement. Still, that may not be cause for celebration just yet, conservationists warn. While any improvement is ...

Ché Café okay to stay

“It was always lower-level administrators who had an axe to grind.”

Thanks to an intervention by UCSD chancellor Pradeep Kholsa, the Ché Café has been saved. A lease has been signed by members of the Ché Café Collective that will allow the all-ages venue to reopen ...

Schooler brothers' sister disbarred for mishandling family estate

School for scandal

The late Louis Schooler and his brother John Schooler took a lot of investors to the cleaners, as the Reader has been reporting for seven years. Now their sister is in trouble: Jane L. Schooler ...

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