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News & Stories

Lost local bands of the 60s/70s - Tim Dawe & Penrod

Zappa almost turned this theoretical nuclear physicist into a rock star

August 10, 2018
Avarice and denial shadowed mayor's ballot bid

To San Diego campaign watchers, Kevin Faulconer's bid to hike taxes for expanding the city's convention center while lining the pockets of his friends in the public relations industry was an obvious non-starter, though true ...

August 10, 2018
The irony of historic districts

Two planning groups that share Park Boulevard as a boundary formed a task force to look at the historic district on Park between Upas St. and Robinson street, one that the city’s historic resources board ...

Good Fridays on Third Ave.

It’s Friday night on Third Avenue in Chula Vista, and it’s no easy decision where I’m going to drink beer. Looking south from E Street, I see lots of activity, evidenced by a squadron of ...

August 10, 2018
Why did the cheesesteak guy cross the road?

On the block of 28th Street where South Park becomes Golden Hill, the small diner Giorgino’s has made a name for itself over the years for all things Philadelphia: cheesesteaks, pork rolls, Tasty Kakes, and ...

Boyz in the hoods

So impressed was Spike Lee by Kevin Willmott’s debut feature, C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America that as soon as he saw the picture's Sundance premiere, he offered to act as the film’s presenter. Spike ...

August 10, 2018
Accused of hurting dogs, $1 million bail

David Christopher Herbert, now 37, is accused of using a knife and a baseball bat and a caustic chemical to hurt dogs that belonged to his neighbors. Herbert pleads not guilty, is set to go ...

August 10, 2018
Drool over the stylish excess

A western, a wabbit, and Marwene Dietwich come under the knife. ­ The Devil is a Woman (1935) A polarizing item among critics and bluenoses, if not a general public that stayed home in droves ...

August 10, 2018
Good morning, Ma'am. I'm your Uber driver today.

At no time previously did I ever have aspirations to have an Uber career. On the last Friday in March, Good Friday, I arrived at my corporate office shortly before 6 am. Friday is always ...

Voodoo culture

The Cat Eye Club is a weird hybrid— a Tiki bar with a speakeasy vibe. It might be too dear to refer to it as a “Tik-easy,” but stranger things have come out of the ...

August 10, 2018
The skillful carrying forward of their undertakings

The skillful carrying forward of their undertakings

What it takes to fill a pothole

Although, in March, Mark Kersey ended his candidacy to become California’s 38th District senator, he may be forgiven for still bragging about all the recent street resurfacing in his San Diego city council District 5. ...

Smog checks come to San Diego

Some drivers in Point Loma were thrown for a loop on Tuesday after being waved over for a smog checkpoint set up along Nimitz Boulevard. “Looks like they are testing two at a time. CHP ...

August 10, 2018
Filner's name defaced on Ingraham St. bridge

On the morning of August 8, I opened an email that linked me to a photo of the Fisherman's Channel Bridge plaque. The sender asked "if anyone knew the story of the scratched out Council ...

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