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Coronado millionaire residents put homes to the torch rather than endure “more subtle forms of community destruction.”

Coronado Delenda Est

“SANDAG says we may have to make room for 1800 more housing units,” says longtime resident Reginald Cashflow. “On Coronado, an island with about two square miles of buildable real estate that already holds 9500. ...

Raging Cider & Mead... and perry

Local pears fuel a trio of distinct pear ciders and a strawberry cocktail

While tasting ciders at Raging Cider & Mead in San Marcos last year, I got talked by the bartender into trying one of the tasting room’s house cocktails, dubbed a StrawPerry. That the concoction involved ...

Authors J.T. Leroy, Truman Capote, The Dying Gaul, and their muses

Spot-on impersonations of otherwise resistible characters

Authors and their muses are the subjects of this week’s binge-watch. J.T. Leroy (2018) Jeremiah “Terminator” LeRoy was a manufactured commodity, the wispy offspring of a prostitute mother that writer Laura Albert (Laura Dern) bamboozled ...

Representative takes aim at critics of accused Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher

Hunter’s Most Dangerous Game

In a surprising development, military judge Captain Aaron Rugh today dismissed all charges against Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher related to his alleged murder of an injured Islamic State prisoner under his care and the shooting ...

Quarterback who never gave San Diego a ring gets a little payback

Stiffed Brees

Court proceedings began last week for the case of Drew Brees vs. La Jolla’s CJ Charles Jewelers. Brees claims that owner Vahid Moradi sold him and his wife Brittany $15 million worth of diamonds over ...

Calvary Lutheran Church: Cycling to Hope with refurbished bicycles

For people in our community who don’t have transportation

Calvary Lutheran Church Contact: 424 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, 858-755-2855, Membership: 450 Pastor: Lawrence L. Hand Age: 63 Born: Philadelphia, PA Formation: Susquehanna University, PA; Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia Years Ordained: 37 ...

How to deal with Oceanside homeless

Does public shaming work?

Is it a Neighborhood Watch-style Facebook page with members who share local crime alerts. Or is Take Back Oceanside a vigilante site that uses social media shaming to have fun at the expense of local ...

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