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News & Stories

Tijuana is a meth

“¡Dame un peso!” frantically demands a homeless woman by aggressively knocking on car windows that stop in one of Tijuana’s busiest corners on Calle Segunda. Most drivers ignore her, shake their heads nervously, or move ...

February 7, 2019
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: reformed English prosody with less archaic diction

Lines On Observing A Blossom On The First Of February, 1796 Sweet flower! that peeping from thy russet stem Unfoldest timidly, (for in strange sort This dark, frieze-coated, hoarse, teeth-chattering month Hath borrowed Zephyr’s voice, ...

February 7, 2019
Three stories of seaside lounging in Oceanside

Oceanside, San Diego’s northernmost city, is often overlooked in discussions about the region’s most exclusive real estate, which tend to focus on coastal North County cities such as Carlsbad, Encinitas, or Del Mar. But while ...

February 7, 2019
Cuba’s best teacher at Los Pollos in Chula Vista

“I was a professor,” says Rafael. “A licenciado. I taught history, specializing in Persia and Greece. And in 2015, I was named best teacher in the nation.” That nation was Cuba. Yet now he’s a ...

February 7, 2019
January 31 Crossword Contenders

Mary Arana, Encinitas, 5. (winner!) Greg Bergeron, Tierrasanta, 5. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 5. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 5. Carol Georges, Poway, 5. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 5. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 5. Ron Meyer, Santee, ...

February 7, 2019
January 31 Sudoku Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 5. Philip Faker, Jamul, 5. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 5. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 5. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 5. XP Liang, San Diego, 5. Hiroshi Miyazaki, San Diego, 5. (winner!) ...

February 7, 2019
Syncopated soulful groove of the Suffers & more Just Announced concerts

Houston’s The Suffers were still trying to match their funky 1970s “Workin’ at the Car Wash” R&B sound to contemporary reggae and dub music when their first singles and debut Make Some Room EP dropped ...

February 7, 2019
The connection between The Band’s Rick Danko, and Danko Jones

Canada: some of our better rock and rollers from over the years have come from up north. Joni Mitchell, Barenaked Ladies, Neil Young, Rush, Tokyo Police Club, Arcade Fire, and Ronnie “The Hawk” Hawkins, to ...

February 7, 2019
Monday night jam packed at Rosie O’ Grady’s

Guitarist Louis Valenzuela was looking for a specific type of vibe when he was considering setting up a new jam session for local players. “I remember there was another Monday night session back in the ...

February 7, 2019
Time to let go of LEGO?

Maybe it’s unfair to open my review of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part by noting that midway through, my 10-year-old daughter felt compelled to lean over and whisper in my ear, “I don’t ...

February 7, 2019
Praise for Thomas Larson, correction on Barney Kessel, rejoinder from Miranda Escoto

Not going anywhere Regarding Thomas Larson’s January 23 article, “We wish there were fewer”: I generally refrain from acronyms so, oh my word. Who turned the tragic-ometer up all the way to full blast? Larson ...

February 7, 2019
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