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Poetry on the menu at Medina

North African meets Baja at new North Park bar and restaurant

The poet Ezra Pound coined the word melopoiea as a way to describe how verses or even individual words may charged with musical properties, bringing their own sense of rhythm and melody to spoken language. ...

Taco Bell Cantina is now open at Outlets by the Border. Come enjoy a beer

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Kellen Winslow goes after 18-year-old after school, 77-year-old at Crunch Fitness

Played footsie in the jacuzzi, says prosecutor

A judge ordered ex-NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. to be held without bail, after new accusations that he inappropriately approached two more women in Carlsbad, while he was at liberty on $2 million bail ...

Tod Browning’s rehearsal for Freaks, music mockumentary geeks, and the Chipmunks’ squeaks

Chaney has both arms amputated in the name of love. Alas, the joke’s on him.

This week, we’ve got something old, something new, and something that squeaks in the dark. The Unknown (1927) A crook on the lam (Lon Chaney) finds refuge as a circus novelty act, binding his limbs ...

Bishop John Milner: one of the greatest opponents of the Cisalpine movement in English Catholicism

He carried on the controversy throughout his life

Bishop John Milner Admitting, however, the obligation of worshipping my Creator, these men will sometimes say: “What necessity is there of my being shut up in a particular building or of my joining with other ...

Noted motivational speaker Matt Foley celebrates controversial city council vote allowing San Diegans to live in their cars

Kudos to the city council for having the courage to let me do my jerry-rigged Port-a-Potty business undisturbed

Motivational speaker Matt Foley is 35 years old and thrice-divorced. And for the past few years, he has been living in a van down by the San Diego River. “I’ve been motivating myself to be ...

Departing Water Authority General Manager Stapleton tried and failed to untangle unsavory relationship between SDWA and Metropolitan Water District

“This whole relationship is sick and degrading”

“Forget it, Mo, it’s Chinatown.” In a climactic scene, a drunken and distraught Maureen Stapleton confronts her superior, Water Authority Board Member Tom Kennedy, and accuses him of sleeping with Metropolitan Water District staffer Meena ...

Marines praise psychotic Puddle Pirate Christopher Paul Hasson for diverting attention from Corps crazies like Ian David and Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr.

Still looking for those few good men?

Camp Pendleton spokesmarine Buzz Spinner: “Like all Americans, we’re very glad to learn that the authorities were able to uncover and apprehend alleged domestic terrorist and US Coast Guard Lieutenant Christopher Paul Hasson before he ...

Trump blasts Padres’ acquisition of “virtual Dominican” instead of “real American” Manny Machado

“A very bad deal.”

“Baseball is America’s pastime,” said President Donald Trump during an exclusive interview with SD on the QT on his flight home from North Korea last week. “But when I say ‘America,’ I don’t mean ‘Central ...

Pulitzer recipient W.S. Merwin’s poetry steeped in ecology and Buddhist philosophy

He was also named the 17th U.S. Poet Laureate in 2010 and received the National Book Award for Poetry

It Is March It is March and black dust falls out of the books Soon I will be gone The tall spirit who lodged here has Left already On the avenues the colorless thread lies ...

Lorina Pyle finds God in guilty verdict at the Telluride courthouse

“This is your sense of justice, and we’re with you, and the angels are watching over you.”

First Spiritualist Church of San Diego Contact: 3777 Forty Second St., San Diego 619-284-4646 Membership: 87 Pastor: Lorina Pyle Age: 52 Born: Price, UT Formation: “After an intense search of self-healing and self-understanding…I turned ...

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