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Chimneysweep, hair braider, Ikea furniture assembler for hire

San Diego Reader Classified ads, October 31, 2019

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Horton Homeless Haven?

Faulconer proposal aims to “make Macy’s make some spacey.”

Back in May, boosters of San Diego’s downtown rejoiced at the news that the near-derelict Horton Plaza Mall would be redeveloped into a hi-tech campus by Stockdale Capital Partners, which purchased the formerly fabulous shopping ...

Edna St. Vincent Millay: feminist and formalist

Fellow formalists Thomas Hardy and Richard Wilbur considered her poetry to be the finest to be written by an American

The Little Ghost I knew her for a little ghost That in my garden walked; The wall is high—higher than most— And the green gate was locked. And yet I did not think of that ...

Sea World announces plans to replace Aquatica Water Park with Sesame Place San Diego

The Saddest Place on Earth?

From the very beginning, the public television show Sesame Street was designed to be something that would capture children’s attention so that it could educate them, not just entertain. So it may have seemed surprising ...

Journalism: Going, Going, Gonzalez

Legislator reveals AB 5’s true purpose: stopping Reader from hammering hubby

San Diego-based California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has taken some heat lately for her role in passing AB 5, a law going into effect on January 1 that requires many California companies to treat workers as ...

Discussing “Om” and “Moksha” with The Prashna Upanishad

The metaphysical, philosophical, and spiritual

The Prashna Upanishad The Lord of Creation, verily, was desirous of creatures. He performed austerity. Having performed austerity, he produces a pair, matter and life, thinking “These two will make creatures for me in manifold ...

Squatters' paradise on Sunset Cliffs

Bought last year for $520K

In September of 2018, the property at 2068 Sunset Cliffs Boulevard in Ocean Beach was purchased by Socal Metro Holdings LLC, for $520,000. The one bedroom, one bath, 634-square-foot home built in 1908, fell prey ...

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