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Kids today — and yesterday

Offspring abounds in this week’s new movie releases, including The Glass Castle and Wind River

A strong week at the movies, if not necessarily a happy one for the kiddies. Not so much the ones in the seats — though we’re not holding out much hope for The Nut Job ...

Stop picking the Wagnerian scab

It’s time to take Wagner back from National Socialism

Whatever would we do without PC culture to judge the recent past (last 200 years) for us and then share its verdict of guilty based on the precious shell which has been slowly swallowing culture ...

San Diego big labor’s deceit on propositions K and L

Fine against campaign run by Tom Shepard — guru to two fallen mayors

Tom Shepard started, and almost finished, his career as a political guru back in the1980s when he masterminded the victorious bid for mayor by Republican county supervisor Roger Hedgecock, subsequently brought down by the infamous ...

Band booted off Imperial Beach farmers market stage

Crowd boos, video goes viral

After getting kicked off the stage at the Imperial Beach Farmers Market on Friday, August 4th, a San Diego music group's humorous video about the incident is going viral. "We were devastated," said Catie Ryan ...

3 Punk Ales goes live in Chula Vista

And the feedback is good

Thr3e Punk Ales Brewing Co. has officially returned, adding to Chula Vista's rising status as a craft beer destination. Following an 18-month build-out, Punk cofounders John Marshall, Steve Garcia, and Kevin Lewis opened their new ...

Nancy won’t leave

Eighty-nine-year-old mom fears her adult daughter

Grace knew she wasn’t supposed to have guests stay longer than one week, at the retirement place where she lives in Vista. But she wanted to help her daughter. Sixty years ago, she named her ...

Volvo technician gives middle finger to the rest of you

Extreme Autofest not that extreme

“I would never be caught dead in that car,” said Michelle Van Rooyen. She was referring to Mason Shipman’s 1984 Volvo 244 Turbo. On July 29, Shipman and Van Rooyen were both competing at the ...

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