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A cider slushie oasis

Creativity has become the norm in Scripps Ranch

High heat and heavy traffic. That’s what I faced, as a detour led me through Scripps Ranch. Then, with fateful timing, the Newtopia Cyder tasting room appeared before me like a boozy oasis, and I ...

Chargers hater back

If he can raise funds, Intends to fly anti-Spanos banners again

Joseph MacRae, who sponsored the flying of anti-Chargers/anti-Spanos banners over StubHub Center in Carson (L.A. County) last year when the Chargers were playing there, intends to repeat this year if he can raise the money. ...

Getting to know rockfish

A class for foodies makes local seafood more approachable

I finally learned how to filet a fish. At least, I was taught. I eat seafood often, but I’m not in the habit of preparing it at home. I get uncomfortable handling it, as though ...

Vegans eat breakfast too

An eggless breakfast is one thing, but an eggless quiche?

The best part of a cinnamon roll is the gooey center portion, shielded just enough by the outer rolls that it doesn’t quite bake through, so instead of crusting up, it remains entirely soft and ...

Lost local bands of the 60s/70s - Sandi & the Accents

"San Diego was considered creatively untouchable"

One member would later be mocked on Mystery Science Theater 3000

Leningrad in October

We need to remember the devastation of totalitarianism.

Of all the special concerts over all the years, perhaps this one is the most special. Great orchestras such as The Philharmonia or The Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, among others, visit San Diego on a ...

U-T paperboy blues

Two Ocean Beach routes took three and a half hours

It's 2:30 am on a Thursday, and I'm headed to a warehouse in Mira Mesa to learn the paperboy trade. When I arrive at 3 am, the parking lot is dark and full of double-parked ...

On your Marks...

...supercritic Scott tackles movie releases both old and new

September doesn't start until tomorrow, and Fall's not for another three weeks, but Scott Marks has shaken off the torpor brought on by a slew of summer snoozefests and lept back into the fray like ...

We’re fearfully and wonderfully made

God asks us to fully participate in bringing the kingdom of heaven to earth

We’re fearfully and wonderfully made

Spit at in Del Taco

Don't expect the cops to help with misdemeanors

On Friday (August 24) I had lunch at Del Taco on C and 11th downtown. I used the restroom and came out to see a tall middle-aged homeless man yelling at the restaurant’s security guard. ...

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