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Who is behind Cerveza Xteca?

With a single beer, lowrider brewers tap a coveted market

The 16-ounce cans have started to show up at shops here and there, labels depicting an Aztec princess, along with the Spanish, “La chela mas chula.” In beer parlance, a nice cold one. At first ...

Lower Hermosa La Jolla home sports Frank Lloyd Wright inspired architecture and ocean views of Windansea Beach

Wright student Frederick Liebhardt constructed it for his parents

Listing materials promise this week’s property “is pure California real estate gold” — “sited prominently on over one acre of oceanfront land.” On a promontory point that pushes closer to the waves below than surrounding ...

Sophie Webber’s Escape combines cello with choristers of local St. Paul’s Cathedral

And other music news from Tolan Shaw, Steve Poltz, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Jason Mraz, more

“I’m working on a new presentation of the Bach Cello Suites, B2C: Bach Cello Suites to Choir, a recording project of Bach Suites Nos.1 and 3 for Solo Cello, alongside my own original arrangement for ...

March 14 Crossword Contenders

Mary Arana, Encinitas, 11. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 11. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 11. Greg Bergeron, Tierrasanta, 10. Carol Georges, Poway, 10. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 10. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 9. Ron Meyer, Santee, 9. ...

March 14 Sudoku Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 11. Philip Faker, Jamul, 11. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 11. Hiroshi Miyazaki, San Diego, 11. Jerry Noser, San Diego, 11. Michael Russe, Vista, 11. Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 10. (winner!) Thomas ...

Poke 123: real Hawaiian food before SPAM arrived

“As usual, eyes were bigger than stomach, and stomach ain’t small.”

Annie’s right. I’m greedy. Usually, when I think Hawaiian food, I’m thinking SPAM on rice, hamburger steak on rice drowned in gravy, pork adobo plate with rice and a “salad” of mac and cheese. Delish, ...

Mel Gibson cast as intolerant cop role in S. Craig Zahler’s Dragged Across Concrete

If Harvey Weinstein is the father of the #MeToo movement, then surely Mel deserves credit for kickstarting the #MeJew movement.

Hollywood is run by Jews, or so the age old anti-semitic trope would lead one to believe. If that’s the case, would someone please explain how it is that Mel Gibson continues to find work ...

If Lana Del Rey had been born a guy

Young Jesus, Connan Mockasin, CJ Ramone, Carlos Rivera

L.A.-based art rock quartet Young Jesus (not to be confused with the Logic song by that name) sounds kind of like if Lana Del Rey had been born a guy (which some online commentators who ...

Taylor Guitars’ master guitar designer, Andy Powers has built guitars for Taylor Swift, Zac Brown, Edge from U2 and others

“It’s a rare breed, with maybe a few hundred worldwide, and probably no more than three of us in San Diego.”

Andy Powers plays a little ditty he made up on the spot on a guitar he built by hand, in the home he rebuilt to perfection. Powers, who ranks among the best guitar makers in ...

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