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IB wavers on pot

Smoking lounges, neighborhood grows, and pot dispensaries won't go on the ballot in Imperial Beach, but where exactly will they go? Anywhere? On April 27, a judge upheld the city's decision to deny a petition ...

Two poems

Pot-Bound Roots strangled reaching out suffocating every several years all plants need repotting their nutrients depleted larger pot, richer potting mix untangle roots gently, water deep am I pot-bound needing replanting too how long has ...

May 10, 2018
Onslow, lost in the onslaught

Beethoven and Schubert admired him. Mendelssohn and Schumann thought his string quartets were as good as those by Mozart and Beethoven. Schubert fashioned his cello sonatas after this composer’s cello sonatas. He was George Onslow ...

May 10, 2018
May 3 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 13. Orville Brown, San Diego, 12. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 12. Ron Meyer, Santee, 12. Evelyn Bowser, San Diego, 11. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 11. Carol Georges, Poway, 8. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, ...

May 10, 2018
May 3 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 15. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 4. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 3. Mark Burton, San Diego, 3. Holly Kennelley, San Diego, 3. (winner!) Randy Paddock, San Diego, 3. John Strauch, San Diego, ...

May 10, 2018
May 3 Sudoku Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 14. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 14. Dennis Taplin, Chula Vista, 13. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 12. (winner!) Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 11. George Cooper, El Cajon, 11. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, ...

May 10, 2018
Mainstage midget wrestling

In 2002, Ramona contractor Orrin Day bought his home town’s only movie theater, built in 1946. Ten years ago, after spending what he says was over $1 million, Day reopened it as Ramona Mainstage, a ...

May 10, 2018
Not conned

Headquartered in Sweden, but sporting two British members, Hillbilly Moon Explosion is celebrating 20 years of playing jump blues, swing, and barroom rock ‘n’ roll with a tour that hits Soda Bar on June 9. ...

May 10, 2018
Miss New Buddha’s elder statesman

Though their name was inspired by the title of the Bubba Sparxxx single “Ms. New Booty,” Miss New Buddha are a far cry from mid-2000s, sugar-shaker rap. Instead, the band traffics in a sound reminiscent ...

May 10, 2018
Hot Snakes slither back to San Diego

“Hot Snakes?” my pal said. “I totally loved that band. Are you going?” That’s been the standard comeback among friends who were club-age back during the 1980s and 90s, when San Diego’s indie punk scene ...

May 10, 2018
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