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I deported myself to TJ

My friend Jaime crossed the border illegally in late 2015. He didn’t climb the fence, sneak through a tunnel, or swim around the wall. He walked up to the Otay gate and told a Customs ...

January 24, 2018
Imagery Machine recasts

“We’re going to be releasing a new song every month in 2018,” says Imagery Machine singer Jennie Lynn. “We call the project the Monthly Machine…. The band came to the conclusion that trying to put ...

January 24, 2018
City councilman Chris Cate continues to gather cash

Still under investigation by the state attorney general’s office in the case of a confidential city attorney opinion leaked to lobbyists for SoccerCity, San Diego city councilman Chris Cate continues to gather cash from well-heeled ...

January 24, 2018
A friendly chat with Christian Bale about Hostiles

In Hostiles, director and cowriter Scott Cooper re-teams with his Out of the Furnace star Christian Bale to tell the story of Captain Joseph J. Blocker, a man of war facing a violent transition — ...

January 24, 2018
Flogging will continue

Practice sessions for Flogging Molly’s Matt Hensley used to be a pain. He’s been in North County for decades. The other six Celtic punkers lived in greater L.A. Lately it’s gotten a lot harder for ...

January 24, 2018
One-man band in East Village

I’m on the Orange Line. Where I get out at Park and Market in the East Village, a whole gang of kids is sitting on the railings goofing off, hanging out, clacking skateboards. And behind ...

Bring the kids to this riot

The San Diego Chapter of the Laurel and Hardy Fan Club, aka Saps at Sea, opens their 40th season on January 27 with another riotous one-night mini-festival. “I usually try to make each program a ...

January 24, 2018
Dunford disclosure

In his heyday, San Diego city emergency medical services director Jim Dunford cut a dashing figure, with stylishly long hair and a jazzy automobile. His profile rose yet further after he became enmeshed in a ...

January 24, 2018
Silvester Jenks — fled at the Glorious Revolution

To make it plainly appear that the love of God above all things is the greatest duty of a Christian, one would think it were enough to show that it is a duty which comprises ...

But Mousie...

To a Mouse Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim’rous beastie, O, what a panic’s in thy breastie! Thou need na start awa sae hasty, Wi’ bickering brattle! I wad be laith to rin an’ chase thee Wi’ ...

January 24, 2018
How the least tern was rescued at Batiquitos Lagoon

The North Bluff Trail is on a coastal plateau at an elevation of 60 to 100 feet above sea level, overlooking the Batiquitos Lagoon. The plateau once was almost entirely covered by coastal sage scrub ...

January 24, 2018
J-Pop fans can thank Tim Mays

J-Pop fans can thank Tim Mays for finally bringing Chai to the Casbah on March 12, where the four-piece female band from Nagoya City, Japan, will make their San Diego debut. Chai’s memorable single and ...

January 24, 2018
Superbean's punkish frustration

After graduating from Helix High School in 1985, Steve Moramarco left San Diego to study theater at UCLA. He befriended Jack Black in college and went on to front a series of bands, most of ...

January 24, 2018
That “Chinese Restaurant” episode of Seinfeld...

Dear Hipster: I was sitting around the other day with friends, commiserating over the injustice of being forced to wait till 2019 for the next Game of Thrones series, and I realized that a surprising ...

January 24, 2018
Whatever it takes to not get the flu

“The flu epidemic of 1918 infected something like a third of the world’s population,” I remarked, sitting with my friends over coffee. “From what I’m hearing, seems like we’re almost back to that. Maybe we’re ...

January 24, 2018
Year of the Snakes — Hot ones

It was 25 years ago when major record label reps came to town to scout local bands such as Inch, Lucy’s Fur Coat, and Truman’s Water. San Diego was called the “next Seattle,” suggesting the ...

January 24, 2018
This week's primo events: Disney on Ice, Plays by Young Writers, and Tiger Woods

Thursday | 25 Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart New for 2018, stories and characters from the animated movies Finding Dory and Inside Out. “‘Just keep swimming’ with Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and new pal Hank ...

January 24, 2018
Would disbarred Bill Lerach dare practice law again?

San Diego’s most famous — and most infamous — attorney, Bill Lerach, is raising eyebrows again. Lerach, the onetime “King of Torts,” was known and widely hated for scaring the wits out of corporate executives ...

January 24, 2018
“This is how a Hepatitis A breakout happens.”

Last May 11, local journalist Megan Burks sent an email of complaint to Stephen Puetz, then chief of staff for San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer. “I’m the education reporter at KPBS but I’m wearing my ...

January 24, 2018
A reader has a couple of corrections

No such thing as Le Croix Kindly explain to Mr. Thomas Larson that there is no such expression as “the youngest of two” [“In my heart I hate it,” cover story]. Youngest implies three or ...

January 24, 2018
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