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Content for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Weldon McDavid shot Greg Mulvihill on secluded dirt path in Carlsbad

Police picked up Weldon McDavid a week after the shooting. They pulled him over while he drove near his home in Fallbrook. The police and McDavid were aware that a man named Greg Mulvihill had ...

February 21, 2018
When you’re tired, everything’s worse

What It Means When You Dream You Bought a Red Cadillac it means your face is on fire it means your hands grab anything that moves it means you want to be kissing her scarlet ...

February 21, 2018
The jokes hold up in Old Globe's Importance of Being Earnest

I laughed myself into a coughing fit after only fifteen minutes of the Old Globe’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest. In fairness, I also cracked up over the film version where Reese Witherspoon ...

February 21, 2018
Skate punks don’t die after all

Does action sports still connect with rock? Not so much, if you consider the Warped Tour, which was built on the fusion of punk and skate cultures and is folding after 24 years. Or that ...

February 21, 2018
How can you not love a Flower that blooms into such moments of unexpected tolerance as this?

A minor, eager to raise her pappy’s bail money, offers to exchange video evidence — footage of her engaging in sex acts, secretly recorded by two accomplices — for trips to various ATMs with her ...

February 21, 2018
City’s lobbying industry posted a record 2017

By most accounts, the city’s lobbying industry posted a record 2017 and is looking to double their take this year. Among top performers is the Clay Company, which picked up $18,000 in the fourth quarter ...

February 21, 2018
Pulled up by roots reggae royalty

Long before the Rolling Stones played the Belly Up, internationally famous musicians started popping up at the Solana Beach music showcase in the early ’80s. One of the first was bassist Fully Fullwood, who had ...

February 21, 2018
Black Panther joins the Bad Dad Parade

A couple of weeks back, I wrote about joining Rotten Tomatoes because I liked the idea of a critical conversation — all those informed perspectives, gathered in one place and trading impressions. Last week, I ...

February 21, 2018
Dude, the official Zappa band is going to happen

“The image of Frank won’t be onstage the entire time,” says guitarist Mike Keneally of the just-announced Frank Zappa Hologram Tour, featuring Keneally and other former Zappa band members. “The concept as Ahmet [Zappa, Frank’s ...

February 21, 2018
Southwest Strategies signs on with Friends of SDSU

Southwest Strategies, the influence-peddling firm that helped mastermind the 2016 defeat by the military shipyard lobby of the Barrio Logan community plan, has signed on with Friends of SDSU, the political committee backing a takeover ...

February 21, 2018
The Moonwalkers are in town. And that’s not all.

Until a few weeks ago, it would have been easy to write off Detroit psychedelic rockers Moonwalks as just another DIY club crawler with too many guitar pedals and too little inspiration. The bass-guitar-drum trio ...

February 21, 2018
The $400 hangover cure

“Always have a job and a hustle.” That’s what Cheré’s mom told her. Cheré Amor Vassell has followed her mom’s advice. In her 13 years as a nurse, she has worked in Virginia, Japan, Florida, ...

February 21, 2018
Kit Carson Park: where organized activities meet open space

Something for everyone in Escondido (especially on weekends and holidays).

February 21, 2018
Olympics closing-ceremony specialty drinks and socks

Spontaneity is a charism in the Kelly clan. At least that’s how we spin it. Some of our best parties and outings have been planned in a few days, hours sometimes, and they have been ...

February 21, 2018
Responsible to the blues

Readying to tour in support of her newest release, Love Is an Army, Janiva Magness checks in from her Culver City digs. We talk about artistic development. Magness is a blues singer. Electric blues at ...

February 21, 2018
Comfort food was never so needed

It’s Carla. She’s been ailing. Today, down here in Bonita, in a hospice, her suffering melted away. It was indescribably beautiful. Me, family, nurses, had been in close, talking with her, looking for even nods ...

February 21, 2018
The tortuous relationship between hipsters and stick-and-ball sports

Hey Mr. Hipster Dude! With the passing of another Super Bowl of Crap, do hipsters actually pay any attention to all the sports crap that’s going on? If they do, WHY? I usually ride my ...

February 21, 2018
How to tie a bow tie

The Pass, the Under, the Wings, the Flop, the Hole, the Prep, the Stuff, and the Cinch. That’s all you’ve got to learn if you wanna tie a bow tie in front of other people ...

February 21, 2018
Marcelo Radulovich's League not his own

“Every day something new happens with Trump,” says guitarist Marcelo Radulovich, discussing the inspiration behind his latest project, Im Peach the Sequel, a “sound-collage” assembled from contributions sent to the musician and organized under the ...

February 21, 2018
Top events this week: Black Violin, WWE, and badminton

Thursday | 22 #MeToo and #WeSaidEnough The Women’s Museum of California is hosting their second Women in Leadership Awards event, this time honoring women behind the #MeToo and #WeSaidEnough movements. California Senate president pro tem ...

February 21, 2018
Good weather, high cost of living make San Diego bad for pro sports

Once again, civic boosters are hoping San Diego will land another professional sports team. Big bucks are behind an attempt to rip down the former Qualcomm Stadium and make it home for a pro soccer ...

February 21, 2018
Chris Cate’s money-raising prowess

Still awaiting the results of a state attorney general’s office investigation into whether there was wrongdoing involved in his turnover of a confidential city legal memo to lobbyists for Mission Valley’s SoccerCity, San Diego city ...

February 21, 2018
What did he discover? How did he die? Who named Balboa Park?

Why does Balboa Park carry his name? Re: “Balboa statue – no way,” News Ticker. What is really sad is that this reporter Dorian Hargrove would not contact me and get my side of the ...

February 21, 2018
The Believer’s Hope (from Psalm 91)

He who beneath thy shelt’ring wing resides, Whom thy hand leads, and whom thy glory guides To Heav’n familiar his bold vows shall send, And fearless say to God — Thou art my friend! ’Tis ...

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