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Content for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

News & Stories

Two separate tragedies on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation

Leonard Duguay’s 85th birthday came and went on July 5, 2016, without celebration. The Modjeska Canyon resident had disappeared and the search for him took a mysterious turn weeks later when his car was found ...

April 26, 2017
Chargers now on KFI AM 640

Los Angeles’ KFI AM 640 radio announced on April 26, it will be the flagship radio home of the Los Angeles Chargers. The 50,000-watt powerhouse station can be heard throughout San Diego County. The afternoon ...

April 26, 2017
To know A Veil is to know Chad Ackerman

“A Veil just released our next single, ‘Calyptra,’” reports frontman Chad Ackerman (Destroy the Runner, As I Lay Dying, Chapter 14) of the band’s first new music in around a year. “The song is about ...

April 26, 2017
Spicy House — will Coronado take to Szechuan cuisine?

King Mu of Zhou dreamed of tasting the peaches of immortality. The brave charioteer Zaofu offered him his chariot to carry him there. Eight horses pulled the chariot. One of them ran faster than birds ...

April 26, 2017
New shows announced

At least a dozen variations of Jefferson Starship have toured through the years, but the version hitting the Belly Up on May 25 was revised yet again after the January 2016 death of cofounder Paul ...

April 26, 2017
No comments, please, we’re SDSU

San Diego State University’s KPBS broadcasting operation is suddenly slamming the door on website comments, some of which have questioned the political direction of the station whose newsroom is named after billionaire Democrat contributor Irwin ...

April 26, 2017
More Katherine Heigl?

Halfway through the trailer for Unforgettable, a warning voice began yelling in my ear: Oh no... it can’t be... SOMEONE WENT AND BUDGETED ANOTHER KATHERINE HEIGL PICTURE! It’s been two years since Heigl’s appeared in ...

April 26, 2017
Lemon Grove a sweet spot for punk

The 15 or so active Lemon Grove punk bands make it hard to ignore the town’s thriving hardcore scene. “One time they had [Lemon Grove band] PSO play for the opening of a new library,” ...

April 26, 2017
Visit the hill where Alta California began

In 1769, Father Junípero Serra along with Gaspar de Portolá established the mission and presidio as the first European settlement on the Pacific Coast. There is minimal evidence of the original site just west of ...

April 26, 2017
The Desert Oracle's Ken Layne

In 1983, teenaged San Diegan Ken Layne had a revelation in Death Valley. “The teenage boys in my crowd would take whoever’s car that was working that weekend” — often, it was restaurateur Sam Chammas’s ...

Jacob Miranda, the nine-band man

It’s hard to imagine that there is a busier musician on the San Diego pop music scene than bassist Jacob Miranda. He plays in nine bands; two of them, Sister Speak and the Lyrical Groove, ...

April 26, 2017
The kids are drunk, acting like adults

Literature 309B, Modern to Multicultural American Literature In the upper division Lit classes there’s a loose interpretation of truth. The instructor faintly prompts discussion and each student speaks, one at a time, as in a ...

April 26, 2017
La Jolla office building goes condo

The “premiere [sic] limited edition penthouse” at 1020 Prospect Street in La Jolla promises buyers a “one-of-kind property” that “has been meticulously designed and curated for discerning home collectors.” The penthouse suite, or Unit 402, ...

April 26, 2017
There was Elvis and then...the Wedding Present

The Wedding Present is all about David Gedge: he’s been the one constant member of that band. It’s been 35 years since he and a friend plugged in their amplifiers and began making records that ...

April 26, 2017
God’s in the water at Tourmaline also

Membership: 270 Pastor: David Nagler Age: 52 Born: Anaheim Formation: Humbolt State University, Arcata; University of Redlands, Redlands; Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley Years Ordained: 24 San Diego Reader: What’s your favorite subject on which ...

Century-old oak near Crest gets haircut

A county road crew, armed with permission to trim, cut off a substantial part of the century-old oak tree at the Horsemill Road entry to the Crestridge Ecological Reserve near Crest last week. "I was ...

April 26, 2017
The gulf between San Diego and Austin hipsters yawns deep

Dear Hipster: Okay. How about the difference between San Diego hipsters and hipsters from, say, Austin, Texas? — Janelle To the uneducated eye, a local hipster may be indistinguishable from a far-flung Texan cool kid. ...

April 26, 2017
Underground Elephant rages in East Village

“Combat,” “extortion,” “sociopath” and other unsavory terms are swirling around in the tornado of bad publicity blowing through the East Village company once listed by a local publication as one of San Diego’s best places ...

April 26, 2017
Scampering caterpillars devour Anza Borrego's superbloom

By early April, the Anza-Borrego superbloom was all but over. Yellow puffs of blooming brittlebush still dotted the mountains on approach, and orange-petaled spindles still tipped the ocotillos’ tall tendrils, but the carpet of flowers ...

The push for a U-T advisory board that isn’t one-sided

Back in July 2011, after Beverly Hills vulture capitalist Tom Gores bought the Union-Tribune from an ailing David Copley, ending decades of local ownership, the paper’s new editor Jeff Light announced he had come up ...

April 26, 2017
How to give your money away

The Kids Won’t Object I read with great interest Tom Larson’s article about San Diego’s wealthiest residents and biggest charitable donations). It was an informative and well-researched piece which revealed an uncomfortable truth: People at ...

April 26, 2017
The Richie Kotzen songs people love and expect

“Where’s that place in San Diego where they have all those little galleries and restaurants — is it the Gaslamp?” Richie Kotzen asks. “Is that what they call it?” He checks in by phone from ...

April 26, 2017
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