Content for Friday, January 26, 2018

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Look back in anger...

...or in hilarity with this week's new film releases, including Hostiles

Truth be told, there's not a lot on the new release front this week for some reason, and what there is has a decidedly backward-looking feel. Hostiles goes back to the settling (read: claiming) of ...

Bivouac Cidery opens thoughtfully

The restaurant wasn't always part of the plan

Bivouac Ciderworks has opened in North Park. San Diego's latest craft-beverage business becomes the tenth in San Diego to make hard cider and the first to follow a sort of cider brewpub model. It doubles ...

McMahon's XFL could put hurts on L.A. Chargers

No criminals allowed in reborn league

The XFL was a professional footballl league financed by NBC and the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment). It lasted one year, 2001, because of poor TV ratings and attendance. Now it intends to ...

It's the wrecking ball for Point Loma's Dolphin Motel

New 3-story 90+ room hotel to be named after hilltop town in Portugal

The Dolphin Motel — a presence at the corner of Rosecrans and Garrison for decades — is headed to demolition by summer. Its demise will make room for a new Portuguese-themed hotel called the Monsaraz. ...

A horsepox on La Jolla

Biotech high-flier flaunting deadly disease recipe

A high-flying biotech outfit with a low-profile La Jolla research outpost has been besieged by critics who say the company's sponsorship of a Canadian horsepox genome project could ultimately lead terrorists to unleash a deadly ...

Is this America's next top food trend?

L.A. fast casual concept introduces Filipino dishes to Barrio Logan

All last year, I kept seeing food stories predicting Filipino food would the next great American food trend in 2018. Celebrity foodies such as Andrew Zimmern and Anthony Bourdain said so, and their claims were ...

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