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The peerless Augustin Hadelich and the bourgie Brahms

I reveled in the easy listening of the Hungarian Dances

I was pleasantly surprised by the San Diego Symphony concert on Friday, February 15. Why so? Because it was one of those concerts with four pieces of music none of which could be considered the ...

Vista's main pot promoter loses chance for own dispensary

“My ball came up 31st out of 31"

In spite of city council opposition, citizens of Vista voted in November to allow 11 new dispensaries to sell medicinal weed legally. But due to a last-minute decision by the city, the man largely responsible ...

What's left of San Diego goths

Post punk, dark wave, industrial, punk, thrash metal, black metal music

Charlie Garcia cancelled his San Diego Goth Swap event earlier in the month due to the then-forecasted heavy rains and rescheduled it to Feb. 17. “With so many vendors involved along with food carts,” Garcia ...

Ocean Beach sea foam – Ew!

The ocean’s way of cleaning itself

On February 17 at about 7 am, Jim Grant pulled up to a “big whitish blob” north of the Ocean Beach Pier. “The foam was coming up the stairs and had come over the 40” ...

Why college students love Insomnia Cookies

Warm cookies delivered during prime munchie hours — till 3 am

A new cookie shop turned up in Pacific Beach at the end of last year. Insomnia Cookies takes up little space on Garnet Avenue, just a hole in the wall about three blocks from Crystal ...

Surf contests on Calif. public land will have to include females

And don't call them Surfer Girls

Former Encinitas city councilwoman, Tasha Boerner Horvath, has held her 76th District Assembly seat for just ten weeks. Usually freshmen legislators take up to six months to start legislating. However, on February 14, Boerner Horvath ...

Mat riders in Point Loma and Encinitas

Doesn’t require much time to master

Before the invention of the Morey Boogie Board in the early ‘70s, the surf mat was the vehicle of choice for the novice wave rider. Until that time, liquor stores along the coast rented these ...

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