Content for Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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Beauty of the concert with maestro Francis was self-evident

The truth was more subtle

For the second week in a row the San Diego Symphony has won a battle in the eternal tug of war between higher and lower consciousness. As I mentioned at an earlier date, we humans ...

"Bad chemical smell" on Fiesta Island

“A lot of contractors dump wood and furniture in the pits”

On January 12, Tiffany Bauer and her kitties inhaled a “bad chemical smell” exuding from a nearby fire on Fiesta Island. Bauer looked outside of her window and noticed a burning “sofa” about 100 feet ...

Seafood cravings once again met, south of 8

Little Italy joins Tijuana in the growing Supernatural family

Last weekend brought good tidings for fans of saucy seafood sandwiches in the downtown area, namely me: Supernatural Sandwiches held its grand opening in Little Italy. When I first got hooked on Supernatural, it was ...

Democratic slugfest in San Diego city council race

School board money-raising champ jumps forward

Now that term limits have been imposed on the board at the San Diego Unified School District, incumbents there are looking around for their next gig. First to declare for higher office is Kevin Beiser, ...

Scripps research boat off Torrey Pines mistaken for panga

Woman stuck in drainage ditch

San Diego Lifeguard reports Jan. 14-20 Jan 20 11:41 Cliff: Report of 2 person cliff rescue (no injuries) at Boundary Line. 31S, 4L, U35, R43, and state guards respond. Victim and rescuer at the top ...

Bankers Hill opens umbrellas to protest 'shady' project

City Council to weigh tallest building on Balboa Park

Nearly 100 people opened black umbrellas in western Balboa Park on Sunday to demonstrate how far the shadow from a project will fall and darken the park. “This is the early afternoon shadow,” said organizer ...

Suspect in Rancho Santa Fe shooting found 30 years later

Registered car in Texas under old name

Simon and Jose were friends for years, they worked together doing landscape jobs — until they both fell in love with the same woman. Her name is Aurora. On December 12, 1988, both men were ...

Purple cake is just a highlight

Forty years of Filipino baked goods in National City

I’ve been missing out on Filipino baked goods. And considering Valerio’s City Bakery has been making them in National City since 1979, I’ve been missing out for a good forty years. During that time, the ...

One immigrant’s contribution to paddle sports

One of the longest running races featuring outrigger canoes, surfskis, paddleboards, standup paddleboards and kayaks will be held again this Saturday in Mission Bay. Some 650 athletes ages 7 to 80 will compete. The Hanohano ...

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