Content for Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Don't skip Rafael Payare, Michael Francis, or of course Matthew Aucoin

Matt's Playlist: Sibelius, Beethoven, Rameau, plus ultra-moderns

The new year is upon us and the San Diego Symphony is beginning its annual midseason festival. This year’s theme is “Hearing the Future”. Curating the festival is American composer Matthew Aucoin. Born in 1990 ...

Dictionary Hill: the newest open space preserves in the county

Explore a remnant of a volcanic island that has panoramic views

The hill with the funny name has a lot of things going for it. It had been scheduled for a major housing development that would have leveled and lowered the summit by many feet. Through ...

Rat rod

Everybody wants a piece of artist, Eddie Montoya

I’m like everybody else on the street. We’re bending over, craning our necks to see inside. It’s like a rusty version of every getaway car you ever saw in movies such as Bonnie and Clyde. ...

If you think San Diego is nirvana...

You haven't been to Bahia Asuncion

When the timing is right— when the sun and moon affect light and tide; when the wind and swell affect clarity — the ocean tilts herself to me, and from my perch just 20 feet ...

The Pre-16,000 BP Archaeological Record, WOOD X furniture show, Mission Trails walk, Moon Over Buffalo, AJ Croce

Events January 10-January 16, 2019

Thursday | 10 The Pre-16,000 BP Archaeological Record The Anza Borrego Foundation and California State Parks announce New Discoveries in the American Paleolithic: The Pre-16,000 BP Archaeological Record. The conference will present evidence from throughout ...

Darrell Issa: I was like a Pavlovian dog

A foodie side to Patrick Soon-Shiong

Foodies’ rules Based on a new wave of help-wanted advertisements, the Los Angeles Times under the reign of billionaire physician Patrick Soon-Shiong is veering toward the kitchen. Eating well is a top Times hiring priority, ...

Why do we keep building in Mission Valley?

San Diego’s flood central

I’m thinking that this parking lot, when it’s submerged under three feet of storm runoff, will make a great place for pick-up truck water skiing, drunken community college guys on boogie boards, and trash can ...

O.G. Gringo

In the lost cinema of the barrio

“Let me show you something,” says Gary Harper. It’s around nine on a Thursday night. We’re both taking a moment out on the sidewalk away from the music at Border X in Barrio Logan. I ...

San Diego homeless, mercifully, do not live very long.

I have written and called Todd Gloria and Chris Ward

Mentally homeless Tearing Down the House (Letters, Dec. 13) and a response to Teri Siciliani (Letters, Dec. 20): Thanks to the Reader for publishing my letter and responses. I admire its features “City Lights”, “Under ...

Cheeky imponderables

Should I stay or should I go?

Let’s get the New Year rolling with some cheeky imponderables, shall we? Dear Hipster: What is the difference between cashing in and selling out? — Dan It’s like the difference between making your dreams a ...

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