Content for Friday, August 9, 2019

News & Stories

Gavin Newsom carries water for billionaire benefactor

Qualcomm's Irwin Jacobs lines up behind Gloria mayoral bid

The word that California governor Gavin Newsom has endorsed Assemblyman Todd Gloria for San Diego mayor has cemented the reputation of Irwin Jacobs as the city's top political moneyman and would-be city hall kingmaker. Backstage ...

Horseback riding lessons in Western, English, and bareback

San Diego Reader Classified ads, August 7, 2019

Call in your FREE classified ad (619) 450-4293 voice mail. Or text it to us (619) 272-2772. Or visit and fill in classified ad form. (Businesses can use this too for $5 classified ads) ...

Food lives up to the scenery at Feast & Fareway

Golf club restaurant includes a view of the bridge

The Coronado Bridge turned 50 last week, and gazing up at its swerving blue span, I experienced a small jolt of pride that the iconic bridge representing our city is not just another suspension bridge. ...

Shelley Winters holds her breath

Robert Mitchum: “The only bit she’ll do convincingly is to float in the water with her throat cut.”

Who said you can’t keep a good gal down? Not Shelley Winters. As sure as bummer follows Winters, we dug up a trio of watery grave ballets: two worth owning, one worth stoning. A Place ...

San Diego delegation congressman joins Juan Vargas and Scott Peters in calling for Trump’s impeachment

Levin Smells a Rat

Representative also contests recent report that county is “rat-infested” — but President disagrees

Scouts BSA welcomes first troop of non-scouts

Scouting Out

It wasn’t long ago that the organization Scouts BSA was known as the Boy Scouts of America. The name still appears at the top of the website, and the “BSA” part of Scouts BSA ...

El Jardin owner shuts down high-end Mexican restaurant in Liberty Station, promises massive redesign

Closed for Bertovation

“Apparently, a rave from the New York Times, a James Beard semifinalist chef, and a Michelin Guide award aren’t enough to convince you pig-ignorant philistines that Mexican alta cocina is actually a thing,” said owner ...

Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism derived from the Upanishads

Meaning “sitting down near”

Isha Upanishad By the Master all this is to be clothed and pervaded, whatever moves in this moving world. Through this renounced, thou shalt enjoy; covet not the wealth of any! Toiling, therefore, here at ...

The Original 40 raises the brewpub game

In 2019 breweries don’t just pour beer; they create a hospitality experience

Sales, production, and the proliferation of satellite tasting rooms may be on the rise in San Diego, but at least one aspect of the local brewery industry has slowed down considerably: new brewery openings. We’re ...

Miró Quartet lets its hair down

Candid talk before La Jolla concerts

According to their website, “The Miró [String] Quartet took its name and its inspiration from the Spanish artist Joan Miró, whose Surrealist works — with subject matter drawn from the realm of memory, dreams, and ...