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Mainly Mozart released Beethoven from his terrestrial confines

There are stellar performances and then there are revelations. The San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival can be counted on to provide at least one revelation per festival. So far in 2019, there have been at ...

June 19, 2019
The “stethoscope of the spirit” from Walker Percy’s novel Love in the Ruins

Whatever the wonders of data, Voytek remains a neuroscientist at heart. His eponymous lab studies neural oscillations and they role they play in cognition, aging, and disease. “For whatever reason,” he says, “there are certain ...

June 19, 2019
The urban legend of Sweeney Todd

Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is an American masterpiece of the musical theater. The show debuted in 1979 and was based on a 1973 play by Christopher Bond.However, the story ...

June 19, 2019
What You Are, Take a forest bath, OB chili cook-off, Italian Summer Film Festival, Cici Artemisia

Thursday | 20 What You Are Feeling adrift in a changing America he no longer recognizes, Don scrapes together a living and struggles to support his family through hard work and good intentions. But everything ...

June 19, 2019
Faulconer, Atkins, Fletcher step quickly to mask GEO support

Nooses GEO Group, the private prison provider and political sugar daddy to a bevy of local elected officials ranging from Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer to state Senate Democratic Pro Tem Toni Atkins and Assembly Democrat ...

June 19, 2019
The unsolved case of La Mesa's Jamie Peters

Nearly 31 years ago, Jamie Peters walked into his mother’s home in La Mesa and dropped off his house keys. It was a brief nighttime visit. He paused long enough to look around the familiar ...

Vista drunk driver kills drunk pedestrian

The question printed at the top of the page was, “What is the most important thing you learned today?” David Palafox’s handwritten response was: “That drinking and driving can cause death.” It was part of ...

June 19, 2019
Bradley Voytek’s voyage: from Deep Space Nine to deep data mine

In 2010, Bradley Voytek was a frustrated grad student working toward a Ph.D. in neuroscience at UC Berkeley. He was frustrated because there was too much data. “I had to learn the basics of the ...

June 19, 2019
The truth about Desire and Content

Error hunting Some urban legends never go away, especially when they include treasure ships. The Imperial Valley has its own desert lore, which involves a mysterious buried ship (Remnants of sunken pirate ship Content may ...

June 19, 2019
Founding a new nation like Sealand

Dear Hipster: You’re probably too young to remember Sealand. Back in the late Sixties and early Seventies, these kooks had seized an old oil rig (or something to that effect) off the coast of England, ...

June 19, 2019
Lower Santa Ysabel Trail: traverse a magnificent forest of large coast live oaks

This trail offers plenty of shade and interesting things to see and investigate nearly year round. You will find a continuously changing array of wildflowers and blooming shrubs and trees from November to late May ...

June 19, 2019
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