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Cider maker opens its doors for fan feedback

The owners of Guthrie CiderWorks are looking for a little help deciding which of their upcoming cider flavors will eventually make it into bars and shops. To do so, the young Miramar business has decided ...

Pelican Point sold to Michael Mills

Man with a history purchased bluff-top complex

Pelican Point Apartment complex located at 5101-5107 Narragansett Avenue in Ocean Beach sold for $6,750,000 on May 22, 2018. Originally listed for sale at over $8M, the property located at the end of the street, ...

Three poems

"Communion of Dust," "The Map," and "After the Seventh Night of the Northern California Wildfires"

Communion of Dust It’s how I arrived in this place. Dust. Blood. Thin figures. Shadows stretched like bars against a farm gone fallow. Gone dust. Gone wind. My grandmother said, Steinbeck never got it right. ...

A home built by city-designated master builders

The Quayle brothers also built part of Balboa Park

The historic mansion at 2440 C Street in Golden Hill was not built to cater to San Diego’s latest crop of nouveau riche. Remote-controlled, gated driveways? Nope, but a custom wrought iron gate still leads ...

Famous for all-u-can-eat ribs

“He always lived by the motto, ‘Not as mean, not as lean, but still a Marine.’”

“First,” says the lady driver, “watch this traffic. It can be lethal out here.” I see what she means. Cars and trucks hurtle into this valley like the last plunge of the Giant Dipper at ...

June 14 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 19. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 19. Maria Coda, Oceanside, 17. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 17. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 17. Ron Meyer, Santee, 17. Evelyn Bowser, San Diego, 16. Orville Brown, San Diego, ...

June 14 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 21. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 7. John Strauch, San Diego, 7. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 6. (winner!) K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 6. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 5. Robert Ott, Mira Mesa, 5. ...

A return to hard R-rated blaxploitation?

SuperFly surpasses the original

Trailers for BlacKkKlansman, White Boy Rick, and The Equalizer opened the first day/first show screening of Director X’s SuperFly reboot. If a return to hard R-rated blaxploitation is what’s needed to karate-kick comic book excessivity ...

June 14 Sudoku Contenders

Elliot Rosenberg, La Jolla, 21. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 20. Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 18. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 18. Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 17. George Cooper, El Cajon, 17. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 17. ...

Punk Rock Food Drive

"Put something together and make a change on your own.”

Jason York (Parade of Horribles, Civil Unrest) has been organizing the Punk Rock Food Drive since 2009. The initial event at Bar Leucadian included a performance by his old band, Black Seven, and raised about ...

Radio’s Ray Lucia wins at Supreme Court

High court rebukes SEC decision

Ray Lucia, who gives investment advice in a nationally syndicated radio program, today (June 21) won his case at the Supreme Court. The high court split 7 to 2 in Lucia’s favor. It was not ...

Styx returns to rock opera

Plus Alan Parsons, Greensky Bluegrass, the Lil Smokies, and Ghost

A little over 20 years ago, when a bunch of Hit Parader contributors pooled writeups for a 20 Best Debut Albums of All Time feature, I took a lot of flack for doing mine on ...

Babydoll Warriors

Mostly female band plays Bar Pink

Noticing that there are no local bands mixing '50s rock with the pop buoyancy of the Go-Go’s and the kitschy camp of Southern Culture on the Skids, sax player Emily Connell and her drummer/husband Kevin ...

Electric folk, the kind that gave Seeger the shakes

These are noble days for Willie Nile

“Me? I’m in a rock and roll band.” Willie Nile sings that line from “Sweet Jane” almost as good as did the song’s creator, Lou Reed. Now 69, Nile, looks like he could be Reed’s ...

Neighbors hire Aguirre to fight Jacobs Center

Don't want parolees nearby

In a deal that helps the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation at Euclid and Market, San Diego County is buying some of the center’s excess acreage to the east, with plans to tear down the ...

Can synergies and layoffs save the U-T?

A ghost of Platinum past trails Soon-Shiong

On June 17, after the announcement that billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong had closed a $580 million deal to take over the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune, USC journalism professor and former Wall Street Journal ...

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