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New brewery finds the Lemon Groove

13 Point's Grateful Dead–inspired logo hints at "hell of a good time" to come

As reported by the Reader in March, the City of Lemon Grove has been working to attract a brewing business to contribute to the revitalization its downtown commercial district. In mid-October, Lemon Grove got its ...

O.B. muralist adds huge spot of color to Mexico City

"People should use their talents to spread happiness."

Relief efforts following the September 19th earthquake in Mexico City, which took the lives of more than 370 people, came to the area in many forms. Obecian Celeste Byers chose to paint a mural of ...

Ex-councilmember Frye sniffs conflict, sues city

Resolution agreement with city attorney Mara Elliott fell flat, that's why

In a newly filed lawsuit, former San Diego city councilmember Donna Frye says the city has paved the way for large law firms to represent the city and its opponents in court without the public's ...

Violin Concertos from around the world

Dvorak’s is everything that we love about the tuneful Czech

After all the hype I tried to generate for Nicola Benedetti playing Wynton Marsalis’ Violin Concerto, I thought it would be good to revisit some of the traditional violin concerto repertoire. I will group them ...

San Ysidro's Gateway Inn demolished

Built in '56, hotel became residence for low-income people — now what?

A demolition crew razed the historic Gateway Inn last week. The property, located at 701 East San Ysidro Boulevard, one block from the U.S.-Mexico border, had been a single-room occupancy motel that provided shelter for ...

What SDPD narcs learned about weed in Colorado

“There remains a thriving black market for marijuana.”

On the eve of the election in which California voters legalized recreational marijuana use in 2016, San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman sent a team of narcs to Denver to learn how things were going ...

Feel the spike in California gas prices

Coincides with introduction of undetectably cheaper "winter blend"

The spike in gas prices on November 1st should have been no surprise to motorists. The increase comes from the state legislature’s 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax passed on April 28. The tax also raised diesel prices ...

Air Force drone fleet due for upgrade

General Atomics may use old ones for target practice

The U.S. military's fleet of Predator and Reaper drones, produced locally by San Diego's General Atomics, is preparing to enter their third decade of service. According to a new report, they're also due for some ...

Coronado water-polo coach seeks appeal

Lawyer tries to get Randy Burgess back to school during investigation

An attorney for former Coronado High School water polo coach Randy Burgess filed an appeal in state court on October 30th in an attempt to overturn a judge's decision to not allow him to return ...

Clairemont farmers' market gets the boot

Sprouts opening pushes vendors down the block to yoga studio lot

Clairemont's farmers’ market got two weeks’ notice on October 5 that their last day in the Clairemont Village shopping center would be October 19. They had to vacate before the new Sprouts opened on October ...

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