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Guilty pleasures: 1812 Overture, Messiah, Ave Maria

My go-to Christmas selection is now Vaughan Williams’ Hodie

What’s your classical music “guilty pleasure”? This is a question all classical music devotees must answer at some point. Let’s define what a “guilty pleasure” is. A guilty pleasure has little artistic merit but has ...

City of San Diego wants dockless scooter secrets

Big Brother will know exactly where you are

Smart Cities Week in San Diego is coming up next month, but is California's second-largest city one of America's dumbest places when it comes to knowing about what is going on in high-technology's netherworld of ...

Rainy day ensemble from Target and Ragstock keeps Veronica warm and dry

Calm, cozy, and collected

Seems as though not everyone was prepared for the rain this season. I’ve seen a lot of sunny-day flip flops and tank tops being worn in defiance of the weather gods. I don’t like it ...

A tip top Top Choice Fish

Fresh and frozen, local and exotic, smoked and alive; Carlsbad fish market has it all

Carlsbad mainstay Tip Top Meats has been around more than half a century, and remains an incredible deal whether you’re there for the butcher, the market, or the authentic German restaurant. I stop in every ...

Avery T. Willis’ MasterLife book changed Alan Thompson’s ministry

I had been struggling with what it means when Jesus says, “Come and follow me.”

First Baptist Church of Clairemont Contact: 3219 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, 858-273-4642 Membership: 120 Pastor: Alan Thompson Age: 67 Born: Weatherford, Texas Formation: Grand Canyon College (now University), Phoenix, AZ; Midwestern Baptist Theological ...

Major mead momentum for Lost Cause

Five medals, a new brewery, and caramelized honey show San Diego mead's future is sweet

Launched in November 2017, Lost Cause Meadery has quickly established itself as one of San Diego’s top mead makers. According to the results of this year’s Mazer Cup International Mead Competition, it also ranks among ...