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March 15 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 7. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 7. Evelyn Bowser, San Diego, 6. Orville Brown, San Diego, 6. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 6. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 6. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 6. Jeff Ball, ...

March 21, 2018
March 15 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 8. Mark Burton, San Diego, 3. John Strauch, San Diego, 3. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 2. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 2. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 2. Juan Ruiz, ...

March 21, 2018
March 15 Sudoku (Evil) Contenders

Dennis Taplin, Chula Vista, 8. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 7. (winner!) Randy Paddock, San Diego, 7. Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 6. George Cooper, El Cajon, 6. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 6. Paul Griffith, Fallbrook, 6. ...

March 21, 2018
A progressive agenda of flavors

The bartender for Driftwood Craft Cocktails at Open House, Scarlett Hannon is an Old Fashioned kind of gal—but just because it’s her favorite drink doesn’t mean she has to play by all the rules to ...

The world's largest larder

Who has the largest larder in the world? Peru. Why Peru? Because it has the most vertical of back yards. Restaurants in Lima can get produce from 17 different altitudes, from 6 feet below the ...

March 21, 2018
How wrong we’ve been about saké

The other day, Cowboy Star, the very Texan steakhouse on 10th and Market, staged an interesting dinner: a nine-course meal built around Wagyu steak and saké. “We had seven different sakés to pair with the ...

March 21, 2018
The Grateful Dead get the evil beard treatment

Psychedelia and reggae: they usually go together as seamlessly and happily as rhythm goes with blues, as Clapton goes with Cream, as A Day at the Races goes with A Night at the Opera. So ...

March 21, 2018
$350,000 just the beginning

I admit it. I’ve got the bug. There’s something about wooden boats that makes me go all gurgly inside. But add in the word schooner, and I go twice as gurgly. Those yachts with their ...

March 21, 2018
Ghost flower tricks bugs

According to former State Park Superintendent Mark Jorgensen, this canyon “is a surprise during good wildflower seasons and holds many species of blooming plants in its shady confines.” It is the canyon commonly recommended for ...

March 21, 2018
Easter cakes

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and Hallelujah is our song.” A Polish megastar Pope said this once. It’s speaking to me rather poignantly these days. After one heck of ...

March 21, 2018
Mission Beach in the off season

The Bro Tai and the Golden Swan My fancy friend Tina likes to get dressed up in lots of jewelry and perfume to drink martinis on leather bar chairs in the presence of men wearing ...

March 21, 2018
Later, not soon

Later, not soon Los Angeles biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, still waiting to close on his $500 million purchase of the Los Angeles Times and its San Diego little sister Union-Tribune, has been doing some downsizing ...

March 21, 2018
Free opera, Crew Classic, Luis Urrea, Moon Hooch, and Seven Last Words of Christ

Thursday | 22 FREE OPERA ON THE CONCOURSE Florencia en el Amazonas. Opera diva Florencia Grimaldi returns home to the Amazon to perform and dreams of finding her lost lover, a butterfly hunter who has ...

March 21, 2018
Born and NIMBY

Is San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer’s new planning director a closet NIMBY? The term, short for Not in My Back Yard, has been weaponized by the building and construction lobby for use against those who ...

March 21, 2018
Ride the warhorse out of the morass

A warhorse carries embattled soldiers out of a morass. In opera, a warhorse is a popular work performed so often it has become hackneyed — in snobs’ eyes, anyway. San Diego Opera, which almost died ...

March 21, 2018
March cash madness

Assembly Democrat Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher has taken some time away from a busy legislative agenda — including a newly introduced bill to merge the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority back into the port district ...

March 21, 2018
John Lynch explains his finances, old trashman disses new guys

Down on Don Don Bauder recently wrote an article on 2-20-18 regarding “my money problems.” The story is filled with inaccuracies. Mr. Bauder failed to contact me for the story and I am not that ...

March 21, 2018
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