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Better than okay at Okan Diner

The name of the restaurant may include the word diner, but don’t go expecting to order a Denver omelet, or anything with a side of hash browns. Okan Diner serves Japanese food, and a fair ...

Technicolor western Chaps! features tunes by Sons of the Pioneers and Will Rogers

Playing at Lamb’s Player’s Theatre until April 20, the musical comedy Chaps! mines most of its humor from a goofy, fish-out-of-water premise. Specifically, an American troupe of singing cowboys has failed to show up for ...

March 20, 2019
Hot Club of Cowtown, Scholars’ Symposium, Walk among the butterflies, 1000 singing voices of San Diego, Jake’s Women

Thursday | 21 Dustbowl revival and Hot Club of Cowtown Former San Diegans Elana Fremerman and Whit Smith return to town with their famed country swing-hot jazz trio, Hot Club of Cowtown, which just released ...

March 20, 2019
Anishka Lee-Skorepa forms Artistas Fronterizas to sing stories about border life

It’s a shivery night here in Barrio Logan. I’ve just come across these kids huddling with Anishka Lee-Skorepa in an empty lot often used for markets and performances. A small crowd waits on the sidewalk. ...

March 20, 2019
Old Town’s cemetery not San Diego’s oldest

Oldest in Seaport I often point out to tourists the grave marker at the old jail. It was a yard where...merchant marines and whalers and Americans and Europeans who died here [were] buried. I noticed ...

March 20, 2019
Scott Peters gift to Duke just coincidental?

Old school money In the wake of last week’s national college admission scandal, a kingpin of La Jolla’s burgeoning upscale SAT cram school industry went after William Rick Singer, the Newport Beach-based alleged perpetrator of ...

March 20, 2019
North Park locals patrol the neighborhood

The last time there was a seemingly life threatening conflict behind Claudia’s Spanish Revival home in North Park, she didn’t swipe her smartphone to dial 911 — instead, she pumped her 12-gauge shotgun. “Expecting the ...

March 20, 2019
National Geographic: Milkweed and Monarchs risk extinction

Steve Wampler became famous when he somehow scaled El Capitan in Yosemite even though he uses a wheelchair. On Friday September 17, 2010, with help from a support team, he became the first person with ...

March 20, 2019
Could be wood frame house in Alabama, but it's El Cajon Blvd. storefront

“If you want, I’ll give you a hug,” a tall man with silver hair says to a seated congregant. “I give man hugs,” the silver-haired man says after the two have bro-hugged. It’s noon on ...

Which came first in the MIT Technology Review?

Dear Hipster: I’m sure you’ve heard of the old mimesis v. anti-mimesis imponderable, i.e. does life imitate art, or does art imitate life? It’s the kind of thing one could go back and forth on ...

March 20, 2019
Denk Mountain: Carlsbad’s highest mountain for hikers and bikers

Denk Mountain is the unofficial name of the highest point in the City of Carlsbad. It may be a little presumptuous to call it a mountain, but at 1041 feet of elevation, it is high ...

March 20, 2019
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