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Guitarman dealt a hand that will be played

Paul Hartley is a Point Loma real estate broker with a power boat moored at Shelter Island. “My grandfather taught me to sail before I was five,” he says. He’s also known as the singer/guitarist ...

October 25, 2017
Animals do amazing things; people take selfies

Dear Hipster: Why can only animals do amazing things, like catch salmon out of the water with their bear hands, fly, run 40 miles per hour on short little legs, smell the ghost of a ...

October 25, 2017
Political fútbol

The election isn’t until next year, but the group of La Jolla hedge-fund mavens seeking to privatize the former Qualcomm Stadium and its grounds have already anted-up $3.4 million for a not-so-motley assortment of local ...

October 25, 2017
Middle-aged cops were alleged targets of rage

Oceanside police officer Brad Hunter was struck down as he stood next to a car he had pulled over for a traffic stop on Foussat Road on July 19, 2017. A jury was seated on ...

October 25, 2017
Really want pork

Huh. Row of guys’ butts bulging out onto the sidewalk, right where Fir crosses Kettner. This has to be the first place I’ve seen where people actually sit up to a bar on the street, ...

October 25, 2017
Low-budget Beatles tribute keeps it real

For the 40th anniversary of the pioneering San Diego punk band the Zeros, cofounder Hector Penalosa has planned...not much. “There doesn’t seem to be a big brouhaha about it,” the singer/bassist says. “No one is ...

October 25, 2017
Psycho Heresy

The title 78/52 refers to the 78 separate swatches of film and the 52 splices gluing them together that form the most influential three-minute sequence in the annals of modern-movie horror: the shower scene in ...

October 25, 2017
No San Diego jobs here

“Tronc is hiring!” says a hopeful announcement regarding the oddly named newspaper chain newly posted on the website of builtinchicago.com. But ink-stained wretches, otherwise known as reporters, are not among those in high demand at ...

October 25, 2017
Band name and credo rolled into one

Different, yes, but not so much so as to strand a listener in that “I want to like this band, but...” purgatory. The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to ...

October 25, 2017
Bankers Hill studded with local history

To the north above downtown and east above the airport rises Bankers Hill. Literally “uptown,” Bankers Hill is characterized by historic homes and modern development. Landscaping and non-native plants are found in the canyons that ...

October 25, 2017
Be first in line for Chris Mann, Third Eye Blind, and Shovels & Rope

Hillcrest’s Martinis Above Fourth has been mining a rich vein of TV-music-competition vets, often selling out the house, thanks to instantly famous faces who arrive with a built-in boob-tube fan base. In 2012, singer Chris ...

October 25, 2017
Every Jeep is a god

In the Sea of Dolphins, I Am a Manta Ray Dive into the sun to find opened eyes An empty sky, full of ghosts Smile because trees become bare Carcasses on snowy streets A monkey ...

October 25, 2017
Screw live music. TV’s where it’s at.

Mother’s Saloon, one of a handful of venues in Ocean Beach that hosts live music, recently canceled all their upcoming shows. The venue had primarily been having live bands on the weekends, but the bar ...

October 25, 2017
Characters crave spotlight but throw away lines

Mark Twain wrote: “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” Matthew Lopez’s Legend of Georgia McBride is a stencil-thin, though often ...

October 25, 2017
The new crowd of San Diego breweries

It’s gotten tough to keep up with San Diego beer. This is the year the number of breweries in our crowded beer landscape topped 150. But here’s the crazy part — that number has doubled ...

A view of Mexico from the bathtub

It was the last undeveloped ocean view lot on La Mesa’s Panorama Drive, and the view was what made artist/designer Mel Taylor bite. The 7000+ square-foot home he nestled against the steep slope features decks ...

The world of the tabletop gamer is too intense

Dear Hipster: I guess this is a sort of follow-up to your recent commentary on board-gaming, but I want to know where classic tabletop gaming fits into the mix. I’ve been a Warhammer 40K player ...

October 25, 2017
Paint the town orange and black

Thursday | 26 Haunted Trail of Balboa Park The Haunted Trail is mile-long trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks of Balboa Park. Follow the red balloon — “IT” will lead you ...

October 25, 2017
Qualcomm wants to be loved

“Qualcomm: why you love your smartphone,” proclaims the company’s regional ad campaign, the one you may have seen on billboards, at bus stops, or on electric taxi carts around town. Curious: ­an ad campaign that ...

October 25, 2017
Harley Magsino ladles it up from a melting pot

"My music is a fusion of styles, really,” says multi-instrumentalist Harley Magsino. “With Moth & Sons, it’s a style drawn from trip-hop, drum ’n’ bass, ’90s R&B, grunge, and jazz concepts and principles. I’m also ...

October 25, 2017
Kratomystic enhancers sold from Mission Gorge mailbox

Feeling feebleminded? Take a smart pill. For more than 60 years, I thought smart pills were a joke, as in, “Darn! I forgot to take my smart pills today.” Only lately did I realize there ...

October 25, 2017
Left six-figure income and pushing paper around

Membership: 110 Pastor: Greg Stenzel Age: 58 Born: San Francisco Bay Area Formation: American Lutheran Theological Seminary, Minneapolis, MN (now at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN) Years Ordained: 14 San Diego Reader: What’s your ...

October 25, 2017
Brazilian rhapsody in Solana Beach

Born in New York City but raised in Mexico and Brazil, Bebel Gilberto springs from a musical family — her father the bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto, her mother the singer Miúcha — and she’s ...

October 25, 2017
Juan Vargas’s military eviction lobby

San Diego’s poster boy for shadowy members of Congress, Republican Duncan Hunter, continues to rack up big legal fees paid for by his campaign committee. Meanwhile, the fundraising and spending practices of local Democrats have ...

October 25, 2017
“Look, business is business”

Kick Your Homeless Neighbor? Re: “Hillcrest parking structure 10 years overdue,” Neighborhood News. Thank you to Julie Stalmer for getting this info to us. As a former candidate for District 3 SD City Council nearly ...

October 25, 2017
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