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Content for Wednesday, August 21, 2019

News & Stories

RIP Billy Bacon of Forbidden Pigs

William Seth Russell, aka Forbidden Pigs founder, singer/songwriter, bassist and frontman Billy Bacon, passed away Tuesday evening, August 20. "Last time I spoke with him, he was planning on selling his place in Texas and ...

August 21, 2019
Need to store my surfboard in PB – price negotiable

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

August 21, 2019
Romeo and Juliet: Who were the Capulets and Montagues during Shakespeare’s day?

“Wherefore art thou Romeo?” I’m assuming that’s a line you’ve heard before. For the purposes of this article, I’d like to change it to “Who-fore art thou Romeo?” Who were the Capulets and the Montagues? ...

August 21, 2019
Phuoc Nguyen and Ford Winslow: cyber-security missionaries

Phuoc Nguyen, a guy I was standing next to on Fifth Avenue watching the street’s Comic-Con crowds last month, might turn out to be a caped hero himself. He’s a cyber crime-fighter. “You could say ...

August 21, 2019
Cornhole Tournament, Shade along the trail, Barks & Brews Fest, Candy & Shelley Go to the Desert, Heart and Joan Jett

Saturday | 24 Cornhole Tournament Round one is “round robin,” where each team plays four games. The top two teams from each court play head to head in a single elimination match. The top eight ...

August 21, 2019
L.A. Times writers plead with readers

Immigrant’s plea With talks for a labor agreement between the Los Angeles Times and its reporters’ union lagging, the journalists are beseeching Times readers to get in touch with the super-rich man in charge to ...

August 21, 2019
Software headaches at San Diego city colleges

During the 2019 - 20 academic year that started this week, the San Diego Community College District will have to trim its spending by $30 million in order to achieve a balanced budget. So stated ...

San Diego's weird backcountry real estate

Bad foundations. Leaky pipes. Illegal garage conversions. Death (owner or otherwise) on a property. These are all things that have at least once derailed the sale of a piece of real estate during my 20 ...

San Diego State not that selective

Better trap builder I just read the recent article titled “San Diego rat tales” by Dryw Keltz (Neighborhood News, August 13). I wanted to say that I follow all of the news covering rodent related ...

August 21, 2019
The Robledo family: world travelers

“I worked out that in Europe we would need $300 a day for 126 days,” says Gabi Robledo. She was 16 at the time, the planner of the family. “That meant we had to save ...

August 21, 2019
Discounts on kale smoothies and Miller High Life

Dear Hipster: I’ve recently moved into San Diego, and into my first apartment post-college that’s really mine. At least, it’s mine and my roommate’s, because there’s no way I could afford a 1BR spot for ...

August 21, 2019
Good hiking and beautiful vistas at Los Santos Trail Loop near Murrieta

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, near Murrieta in Riverside County, consists of 9000 acres and many hiking trails. The one described here has good hiking with lots of beautiful vistas; wildlife such as birds, coyotes, ...

August 21, 2019
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