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Chicks Natural celebrates a milestone

There’s a little strip mall in Sorrento Valley that’s mostly filled by ten or twelve little counter restaurants; a food court serving all the corporate campuses in the area. It sits about a block south ...

Influential Greek lyric poet Anacreon wrote songs and hymns for the lyre

Odd Sandals Today, Eros, of the golden locks used a purple ball to make me play with a child. A girl, wearing odd sandals. But she, born in beautiful Lesbos, looks at me, finds fault ...

February 21, 2019
Former spouse of oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens offers Ocean Front home in Del Mar

Listing materials for the beachside estate at 2808 Ocean Front in Del Mar describe a property that “has long been considered one of the most prominent coastal contemporary beach homes on the West Coast and ...

February 21, 2019
No revolving sushi for Sweety Puss

Convoy. I’m trying to find this danged eatery my friend Annie is all abuzz about. “It’s fabbo, darling! It’s a revolving restaurant. That is, the food revolves around you. Little food boats on these tracks. ...

February 21, 2019
Monster Paws’ Mario Rivera edits Strange 80s documentary for charity

Once again Mario Rivera has proven that operating a video editing console can be as valuable to your band as playing an instrument. The video he created for “Champagne Bike Ride” not only helped him ...

February 21, 2019
February 14 Crossword Contenders

Mary Arana, Encinitas, 7. Greg Bergeron, Tierrasanta, 7. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 7. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 7. Carol Georges, Poway, 7. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 7. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 7. (winner!) Ron Meyer, Santee, ...

February 21, 2019
“Feral” blues rocker Tinsley Ellis rivals early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton

It’s like the Holy Grail, the search for one’s own musical identity. Then again, if individuality is even possible in this era of over-saturation, does it matter? Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa is huge box office ...

February 21, 2019
February 14 Sudoku Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 7. Philip Faker, Jamul, 7. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 7. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 7. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 7. Hiroshi Miyazaki, San Diego, 7. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 7. Elliot ...

February 21, 2019
Casting: Fassbinder, flipped

When festival coordinator Tobias Queck lamented the high cost of renting an auditorium for the German Currents Film Festival, I suggested that he look into the more reasonably priced venue. What was once a yearly ...

February 21, 2019
30-year-old Guitar Trader commercial outtakes with Mojo Nixon, Country Dick, Rolle Love, Thom Beebe and more now on YouTube

Near the end of 2018, an artifact of the San Diego music scene from over 30 years ago began making the rounds on local social media. It was a collection of outtakes from a series ...

February 21, 2019
San Diego cops control streetlight spy video

As predicted by privacy advocates, a hoard of surveillance data collected by video cameras and audio sensors incorporated into San Diego street lights is exclusively in the hands of the city's police department. The sweeping ...

February 21, 2019
Band Argument's analog-digital hybrid

“This project is an analog-digital hybrid,” says former Big Bad Buffalo drummer Jordan Krimston of his new group, Band Argument. “It’s a classic rock band setup — two guitars, bass, drums, vocals — but everything ...

Twisted doo-wopian hooks

Pop-punk originators the Dickies have never been shy about their love for the Ramones, and not just the pure pop masterworks co-created by Phil Spector. The San Fernando Valley band worships every twisted doo-wopian hook ...

February 21, 2019
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