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Wild Thyme Table: Turkey vs. roast beef

Each sandwich has a different thing going for it

Turkey or roast beef. How often do I find myself in this position? I’m visiting The Wild Thyme Table, a newish deli counter in between the train station and the courthouse downtown. There’s a lengthy ...

Urban canyoneering

The lush low places of City Heights

Olivia Canyon. also known as 47th Street Canyon, is the eastern-most canyon of the City Heights Canyons Loop Trail system. There are five trailheads into this canyon. Near the entry at 47th Street, you will ...

The cachet of clever

It seems unfair to scorn a hipster for merely wanting to be loved

Hipster: Usually, I feel like YouTube gets me pretty well, recommends the right videos and whatnot, but every now and again I see some unsolicited, random video about things I don’t care about. The other ...

Moon Over Buffalo: the great thing about a bad scene

Breaking through the fourth wall can create an intimacy with the audience

The crisis in this play-about-a-play comes when an actor doesn’t make his entrance, leaving an increasingly desperate actress on stage alone, ad-libbing. It is hilarious. The real thing: not so much. The scene brought me ...

Moon Over Buffalo: to perform farce well

"Like living in an asylum on the guards' day off."

Ken Ludwig’s farce Moon Over Buffalo takes place backstage at the Erlanger Theatre in 1953. For the North Coast Rep, Marty Burnett’s set is so authentic, it could have been transported by time machine from ...

Aubergine, Adventure film festival, Hike new trail, Sergio Mendes at Belly Up, Listen and paint

Events January 24-January 30, 2019

Thursday 24 AUBERGINE Julia Cho depicts a Korean family struggling to relate across emotional and cultural divides. Ray Chang, a talented chef, once prepared an 18-course gourmet meal, but his father preferred a bowl of ...

What they do with San Diego's abandoned babies and homeless dead

For example: the eight-month-old child thrown out of a third-story window in Escondido

Today, a brace of mourners is bidding farewell to twins Baby Andy and Baby Honey, the briefest of brother and sister. Their scant hours among the living are over, the endlessness of eternity begun. Days ...

Just Announced

Americana singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham may not be breaking any new ground in the roots music field, but it is called roots; you’re not supposed to dig ‘em up. Maintaining sagebrush authenticity isn’t a problem for ...

Cannon aims at Congress

"I want to represent people like me, who come up on the wrong side of everything."

"I want Scott Peters' job." So says Lucas Cannon. “I know I can do it better. I have been training all my life for this.” But wait. Cannon is a barman here at a South ...

Music and memory

"From absolute loneliness and sadness to a completely different experience."

Can music be a cure? Letitia Rogers says yes, in the right circumstances. “In my personal life, music was a great way to get to know people,” she says. She’s a San Diego-based Hollywood movie ...

Miranda Escoto tried to report abuse of students

South Bay teachers stick together

Schools in San Diego County have a problem. Many teachers, administrators, and staff are not reporting suspected child abuse to the proper authorities, despite a legal requirement to do so. And some who do report ...

Barbara Bry empowering other women, running for San Diego mayor

L.A. Times hires make San Diego even smaller

Off and running on Facebook As the lineup of would-be San Diego mayors continues to grow, one candidate is already up on Facebook, dispatching oblique hits against Republican incumbent Kevin Faulconer and reinforcing the message ...

Writer Harrison skewered on Hinze reporting

Sexist, ableist, and transphobic cover story

Violent, vulgar and inflammatory First and foremost I want to thank you for your dedication to providing the public with access to information about what is happening in our community. Access to this knowledge is ...

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