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News & Stories

Coronado's dog owners lobby for school plot

Barbara’s been waiting for a fenced-off dog park in Coronado for 20-plus years. “There is nowhere in the village other than the beach to let a pet run or exercise off-leash,” she said, “it would ...

August 22, 2018
Hosp's loss, Carlsbad's gain

The many eucalyptus trees (Eucalyptus globulus) growing in this part of Carlsbad were originally planted by F.W. Hosp, an Oceanside nurseryman, who hoped to use the wood for railroad ties, bridges, and trestles. Hosp and ...

August 22, 2018
One of the first mansions in Rancho Santa Fe Covenant

“Old California meets modern luxury!” So reads the tagline for the estate home at 16161 Puerta Del Sol, one of the first mansions constructed in what would become the coveted Rancho Santa Fe Covenant, now ...

August 22, 2018
Rise of the Wyvern dragon

Things were looking bright for Dolan Brotherhood in early 2015. Founded by surviving members of A New Day Mile, and named after that band’s late drummer Frank Dolan (who passed away in 2011 from esophageal ...

August 22, 2018
Tragedies that end in weddings

When a would-be husband levels a slanderous accusation of infidelity against a virgin bride on her wedding day, a bickering couple sets out to avenge the maiden’s subsequent death. Or so might read the TV ...

August 22, 2018
Hipster superpower

Dear Hipster: Would it be hipster to refer to “an hipster,” as opposed to “a hipster,” or would it be pretentious? — An Enquirer I think it’s only pretentious if you say “an hipster” when ...

August 22, 2018
Underground jazz chamber music

Underground jazz chamber music composer Joe Garrison claims to be inching closer to retiring from the music business. His reasons? “I got into music because I thought I was going to find some sort of ...

August 22, 2018
Car-crazy Carlos’ crazy car

When the Chula Vista cop pulled Carlos Abram Reyes over, he thought maybe the 21-year old was driving a Nissan 350Z. He had some reason to think it: the rear diffuser surrounding the twin exhaust ...

August 22, 2018
St. Malo serenade

Through the kind indulgence of the residents and the largesse of friends and loved ones, I have on occasion been allowed to visit St. Malo, a private community of beachside homes situated at the southern ...

August 22, 2018
A father's blood in Rancho Santa Fe

“I was working in my vegetable garden.” Kim Dorey remembered the day she got an unexpected visitor, almost a year earlier. It was a Friday morning, May 26, 2017, overcast and cool, perfect for working ...

August 22, 2018
As clear and obvious as a pair of sandals and a tie-dye t-shirt

Hardcore and metal concerts have long been a staple at Soma, dating all the way back to its original locales around town, and people are still talking about the time that Terror played there in ...

August 22, 2018
What Italians like to do

My friend Carlos paid for this. I would have been too mean. By the time I arrive, he already has a large plate of one of the taglieri (“cutting boards”). It’s laid out on the ...

August 22, 2018
Rain messed up our pedals

Drummer Jeremy Hilliard of Mira Mesa pop-punk band Lighterburns happily paid his Warped Tour dues. He or one of his bandmates volunteered as a tour tech on the three previous tours, just to get a ...

August 22, 2018
Smokefall, the Alarm, Tuna Challenge, full moon night walk, West Coast shell show

Thursday | 23 Smokefall Violet is pregnant with twins. They perform a vaudeville routine and ponder their future and their father wants to run away. Was it because he told 16-year-old daughter Beauty he needed ...

August 22, 2018
The Airbnb referendum money

Cruel and unusual lack of showers Inadequate showering at the county jail has become a target for criticism at the Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board, where staff has sustained complaints that unidentified guards failed to ...

August 22, 2018
They didn’t know we were seeds

“They tried to bury us / But they didn’t know we were seeds.” Hometown Latin-American rockers Jarabe Mexicano re-worked the old Bob Marley protest song “Get Up, Stand Up” and released their version of it ...

August 22, 2018
Poor taste on Power Surge, wrong about margherita pizza and RBG hagiography

Reality gap? When Mr. Joe Deegan approached one of the parents about doing a write-up (“Power Surge San Diego’s impressive girls,” City Lights, August 8) on this team it was with the understanding that it ...

August 22, 2018
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