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Cut your own hair... seriously

Your first reaction to “cut your own hair” is probably to release a long, hissing breath and do something condescending with your eyebrows. That knee-jerk — brow jerk? — response is costing you an obscene ...

July 4, 2019
Bohemian dreamy like Mary-Kate Olsen, Nicole Richie, and Stevie Nicks

My friend recently invited me to Sunday brunch at Quartyard, which was hosting a vinyl pop up shop. Her husband was DJing the event to promote their record store, Normal Records. I’m not one to ...

July 4, 2019
Building on the bluffs of Black's Beach

Just west of the UC San Diego campus, perched on the bluffs above Black’s Beach lies a newly-constructed 7777-square-foot estate occupying more than three quarters of an acre at 9811 Blackgold Road. Featuring “vast scale ...

July 4, 2019
Walt Whitman: one of the first to utilize free verse

I Hear America Singing I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his ...

July 4, 2019
The Magnificent sleaziness of Miss Kim’s by That Boy Good

Oceanside’s jamming tonight. Everybody’s out and about. This is Friday, around eight. “Jesus saves!” yells this kid. He’s not alone. A whole bunch of them are making a hullabaloo in the plaza outside the Regal ...

July 4, 2019
The gargoyle doth text

Oura Culpa! Mr. Lickona took a vacation and this reporter missed the screening of the much-anticipated Midsommar. Once I ran to advance screenings; now I run from them. Why? Because I would much rather try ...

July 4, 2019
Occasional Monkee at the Hotel Del Coronado

Occasional Monkee Micky Dolenz has a history in San Diego dating back to mid-November 1965, when the pre-fab foursome shot scenes for their TV pilot “Royal Flush” at the Hotel Del Coronado, including the country ...

July 4, 2019
Toronto Raptors’ Norman Powell creates piano-and-rap song “No Problem” with GoDaddy

When Lincoln High alumnus Norman Powell and SDSU alumnus Kawhi Leonard helped bring the Toronto Raptors the 4-2 “W” over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals (May 30 through June 13), San Diego ...

Lawrence: a steady diet of Aretha Franklin, Randy Newman, and Stevie Wonder

Most acts with a few tours under their belt have San Diego stories they like to share. But Gracie Lawrence, one of a pair of siblings spearheading the band Lawrence, found she had to gather ...

July 4, 2019
Take the Fifty-Two East to Santee

The other day, a friend asked where I was off to in such a hurry. “I’m gonna check out a restaurant I’ve heard good things about,” I told him. It’s an answer he’s learned to ...

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