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Modern Muirlands masterpiece titled in investment company controlled by founders of Luna Grill

Designed by Edinger Architects of Solana Beach and Mark. V. Agee Construction of Rancho Santa Fe

Listing materials promise “the ultimate Southern California luxury lifestyle” at 715 Muirlands Vista Way in La Jolla, a newly-constructed “modern masterpiece in the Muirlands.” With six bedrooms and six baths spread across nearly 7000 square ...

American cowboy band stand-ins who recall Rowan Atkinson

Four-part harmonies, acoustic guitar, upright bass, and toe-tapping beats in Lambs Player's Chaps!

It’s 1944. The war is on. What to do when the American cowboy band doesn’t show up for a live, highly-hyped variety show on BBC radio? You rustle up some stand-ins. But pickins are slim ...

Jennings House Café: munching wine and sandwiches in a big old Victorian with a patio deck

Late breakfast on the oldest street

Announcing a new gastronomic experience! A taste sensation you drink! A… OK. Here’s how it happened. I’m in Point Loma. Jes’ walking southwest down Rosecrans. Past the Dick & Jane Waxing Salon, and past, oh ...

Best of Enemies: Taraji P. Henson opposite Sam Rockwell, but not the best pairing

Did Green Book’s best picture win provide its sister-picture with a bigger rollout?

A female, powerfully outspoken African-American civil rights activist convinced the winner of the 1971 Ku Klux Klan award for Exalted Cyclops of the Year (aka the Oscars of hate) to vote in favor of desegregation. ...

Lady Brain Presents: Lindsay White’s local women’s music collective debut festival at Heritage Ranch in Encinitas

20 acts on two stages, along with vendors and interactive art

Lindsay White is organizing a local women’s music collective known as Lady Brain Presents, in part to combat “the toxic comparison and isolation social media often breeds, [which] can leave you feeling like you’ll never ...

Balboa Park’s Panama 66 perfect fit for Gilbert Castellanos, Erika Davies, and other jazz musicians

“I have people in here from open to close every day.”

Entrepreneur Jeff Motch is one of a four-person collective that owns and operates Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights; Tiger! Tiger! in North Park, and Panama 66 in Balboa Park. The last, an open-air ...

Mix vintage and contemporary brands from Bonita’s The Spare Room, Tijuana’s Matiz, Hillcrest’s Flashbacks, and beyond

“One day, I’ll be a girl from the 70s and another day from the 90s.”

Saturday afternoon, I saw Samantha walking by Balboa Park’s Organ Pavillion, wearing the coolest looking top I had ever seen. The blouse’s funky print reminded me of something you’d see in a ‘70s fashion magazine. ...

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