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San Diego Reader Classified ads, May 9, 2019

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Mr. Jeff Holland’s coping opus

Coping Cards: a physical set of affirmations,

When Jeff Holland’s aunt committed suicide around a year ago, it came as a shock. “She lived in Kansas City,” he recalls over coffee at the Leucadia Pannikin, “and she had been the primary caretaker ...

Georgette Gomez – errand girl for San Diego hotels

Bang! wants social media help for its porno site

Get out of jail money San Diego city council Democrat Georgette Gomez, who brokered last month’s 5-4 council deal to advance the date of the convention center expansion ballot measure from November to March of ...

Mountain Man Rendezvous, San Diego Murder & Mayhem, Balboa Park Pow Wow, Man of La Mancha, T.S.O.L.

Events May 9-May 15, 2019

Friday | 10 Mountain Man Rendezvous Visit a “mountain man” encampment to meet characters from the North American Fur Trade era (1815-1840). See demonstrations of flint and steel fire-starting, archery, tomahawk & knife throwing, blackpowder ...

Charles Schulz and Charlie Brown: an everyman’s Dostoyevski

The fact is memes are a thing, and comic strips aren’t.

The format of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is to string together some of the classic cartoon frames from Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip and then add original music which isn’t, by any stretch ...

Donovan prisoners taught manners

What if they don't wash their hands?

Coming from Mission Hills, it’s a 25-mile drive south and then east on Highway 905 out to Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa. After the highway ends, it’s still several miles along dusty, ...

San Diego’s cut in parking spaces hurts homeless

Will they owe their souls to the company town?

Where to store the Subaru, curb the Kia, or dock the Dodge? As San Diego’s housing crisis grinds on, the question of parking has become a monster whose tentacles reach well beyond conventional issues such ...

Dr. Janina Scarlet’s X-Men Storm emulation

Choose Your Own Adventure with her new book Therapy Quest

As I write this, Avengers: Endgame has passed $2 billion at the global box office. People do like superheroes. San Diego-based clinical psychologist Janina Scarlet is no exception. Radiation exposure at the Chernobyl disaster left ...

Hildegard of Bingen had her name out there first

When Léonin was 16

Credit due I always enjoy reading Garrett Harris’s classical-music column in the Reader (“Notre Dame – more modern than you think,” Classical Music, April 26). One cavil, however, about a statement in the current issue: ...

The Indiana Jones of the local Salvation Army

Picking the right ironic t-shirt is part science, part craft

Dear Hipster: As a second (but not third) generation fashion iconoclast — though I do have a great-grandparent who made distinctly eccentric sartorial choices in his day — I feel welling up in me a ...

Visit Santee’s Rattlesnake Mountain... but stay on the trail

This short hike leads to a spectacular view of East County

Rattlesnake Mountain is best known to East County residents as the mountain that has the illuminated star during the holiday season that is visible for miles. It is just east of Gillespie Field. Apart from ...

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